Final 'Miss Peregrine' novel to be published in February
NEW YORK – We'll soon be saying farewell to peculiars, non-peculiars and ymbrynes: Ransom Riggs has written his final tale of “Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children." Penguin Young Readers announced Tuesday that “The Desolations of Devil's Acre” will come out Feb. 23, again featuring young Jacob Portman and the pipe-smoking headmistress Alma LeFay Peregrine. “'The Desolations of Devil’s Acre' was many years in the making,” Riggs said in a statement about his sixth Peregrine novel. “I spent a decade in this world, building and tending to these characters, and it’s a bittersweet thing to finally bid them goodbye. The first book, “Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children,” was adapted by director Tim Burton into a 2016 feature film starring Eva Green, Samuel L. Jackson and Asa Butterfield, among others.
New this week: 'This Is Us,' Baby Yoda, 'The Craft' redone
(NBC via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Many things will be different about Halloween this year, but the annual rush of horror films is much the same. It stars Sope Dirisu and Wunmi Mosaku as a Sudanese refugee couple finding new horrors in life in England. But Neon, the “Parasite” distributor, last week put a restored version into theaters and on Tuesday brings it to VOD. One is Natalie Margolin “The Party Hop,” which she wrote during quarantine in one week in early April.
Joel Schumacher, director of 'St. Elmo's Fire,' dies at 80
FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2010 file photo, director Joel Schumacher attends the premiere of "Twelve" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. A representative for Schumacher said the filmmaker died Monday, June 22, 2020, in New York after a year-long battle with cancer. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)NEW YORK Joel Schumacher, the flamboyant journeyman director who dressed New York department store windows before shepherding the Brat Pack to the big screen in St. Elmo's Fire and steering the Batman franchise into its most baroque territory in Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, has died. A representative for Schumacher said the filmmaker died Monday in New York after a year-long battle with cancer.
Helena Bonham Carter Calls Her Romance With 32-Year-Old Rye Dag Holmboe 'Unexpected Magic'
Helena Bonham Carter has a new man in her life! Bonham Carter also reveals that she and Holmboe, a 32-year-old Norwegian writer, share a "fur baby," Pablo the Tibetan terrier. "Mother and dog are doing very well," quips Bonham Carter -- who, according to the article was "vocal in her irritation that paparazzi shots of her with her new partner... recently appeared in the papers." Bonham Carter previously opened up about her visit to a psychic at the Cheltenham Literature Festival earlier this month. RELATED CONTENT: 'The Crown' Stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith React to Helena Bonham Carter Casting Rumors (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartHelena Bonham Carter Says She Spoke to Princess Margaret Via a Psychic About Her 'Crown' RoleFirst Look at Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in 'The Crown'Helena Bonham Carter Confirmed to Play Princess Margaret in 'The Crown'
Every Actor Who Has Played The Joker, Ranked (Including Joaquin Phoenix in 'Joker')
The latest is Joaquin Phoenix, who is bringing Batman's arch nemesis to the big screen in the original origin story, Joker. Various Voice Actors in Various Animated Batman ProjectsCourtesy of Warner Bros. Mark Hamill in Batman: The Animated Series (1992)Courtesy of Warner Bros. Joaquin Phoenix in Joker (2019)Courtesy of Warner Bros. PicturesFrom his unforgettable laugh to his sinewy, unrecognizable frame, Phoenix crafted an '70s-tinged Joker with a quiet menace and heartbreaking vulnerability. Joaquin Phoenix and Director Todd Phillips Weigh In (Exclusive)Joaquin Phoenix Lost Over 50 Pounds for 'Joker': Inside His Epic Transformation (Exclusive)