Here is a collection curated by Associated Press reporters that will appear on television, streaming services and music platforms this week.
– Screenwriter and comedian Joel Kim Booster looked at Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” as the inspiration for her modern romantic comedy “Island of Fire,” which airs on Hulu on Friday. Led by Andrew, Ana Booster also plays Noah’s protagonist, who embarks on an annual week-long trip to meet some friends, including Bowen Young of “Saturday Night Live,” an iconic LGBTQ vacation spot. Ian plays the role of the insecure Howie, and Noah, who avoids the relationship, sets out on his mission to find him. Margaret Cho is also involved in the mix as a woman who owns the house in which they have lived for many years. Reviews called it an instant gay classic.
– On Netflix, “Fast and Furious” graduate Elsa Pataki (who is also known for her marriage to Chris Hemsworth) is leading her own picture with the film “Interceptor”, which debuts on Friday. She plays a military officer who was sent to a base in the middle of the Pacific to look after one missile interceptor. It’s a sad concert until a former intelligence officer in the role of Luke Bracey threatens the base and she’s the only one out there defending her. Hemsworth not only produced but also helped Pataki prepare for the role.
– Or for a real classic, head to The Criterion Channel, where, starting Wednesday, they celebrate the centenary of Judy Garland (she would have turned 100 on June 10) with 12 MGM films that defined her early career. Among them are “Babes in Arms” by Busby Berkeley (1939) and “For Me and My Girl” (1942); “Meet in St. Louis” by Vincent Minelli (1944), “The Clock” (1945) and “Pirate” (1948); Robert Z. Leonard’s The Siegfeld Girl (1941) and In the Good Old Summer (1949); “Harvey Girls” by George Sidney (1946); Norman Taurog’s Mad Girl (1943) and Presenting Lily Mars (1943); and Charles Walters’ Easter Parade (1948) and Summer Stock (1950).
– Writer AP Lindsay Bar
– Post Malone returns Friday with “Twelve Carat Toothache”, a sequel to his 2019 album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” and includes his new single from The Weeknd “One Right Now”, which peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 Other Expected Guests – Kid Laroy, Dodge Kat, Roddy Rich and Robin Pecknold of the Fleet Foxes. A post by Malone told Billboard that the album is about “the ups and downs, the mess and the bipolar aspect of being a mainstream artist.”
– The Prince and the Revolution Energy Concert in upstate New York, which took place more than three decades ago, has been reworked and reissued on video and audio. The March 30, 1985 concert at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York, included the songs “Delirious,” “1999,” “Little Red Corvette,” “Take Me Home,” “Let’s Pretend We’re Married,” “Computer Blue.” “,” If the pigeons cry “and” I would die 4 U “, among others. “The Prince and the Revolution: Live” will be released on Friday.
– Drive-By Truckers are looking forward to their new album “Welcome 2 Club XIII”, which is due out on Friday. Songs about the years of the band’s formation follow their 2020 albums “The Unraveling” and “The New OK”. One single “Driver” tells you that you are driving a car at night with a little practical advice: “If you change lanes / and drive right / check the blind spot / and signal intention.” The new album is named after the music venue where founders Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley performed early in their careers.
– Writer AP Entertainment Mark Kennedy
– If you missed the “Memory Day Concert” PBS, do not be afraid. The event returned live after years of recorded presentations due to COVID-19, and was hosted by Joe Montaigne and Gary Sinis, and also featured by Lea Salonga, Craig Morgan, Ryanan Giden and Brian Stokes Mitchell. Special homage was paid to women who served in World War II, awarded medals of honor and the late General Colin Powell. The 90-minute live concert on PBS is now 33 years old and is available for the next few weeks.
– Ben Wishow (“Very English Scandal”) starred in “It Will Hurt”, a comedy-drama based on the eponymous bestseller of 2017 memoirs of Adam Kay. Action is the gynecology and obstetrics department, where Dr. Wishow, who is busy and underpaid, Dr. Kay faces nearly 100 hours of decision-making that could save or lose a life, and is weak on the meager personal time left. . The limited series, created by the British doctor who became a comedian writer, Kay, debuts on Thursday on AMC + and Sundance Now, with new episodes weekly.
– The MTV Movie & TV Awards are an “epic one-night stand.” Be that as it may, the Sunday ceremony will be easy to find. In addition to the international broadcast on MTV, it will be broadcast simultaneously to a wide contingent of corporate siblings, including BET, CMT, Comedy Central and Paramount Network. The presenter is Vanessa Hudgens with the main nominees including “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, “Euphoria” and “Batman”. “Inventing Anna”, “Moon Knight” and “Pam & Tommy” are among the other contenders with new categories, including Best Song and this novel: Here for the Hookup.
– AP TV presenter Lynn Elber
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