SXSW plots in-person film fest with 'Atlanta,' 'Lost City'
After the pandemic forced the South by Southwest Film Festival to turn virtual the last two years, the Austin, Texas, festival is plotting a largely in-person event this March that will feature the premieres of the third season of Donald Glover’s “Atlanta,” the latest from Richard Linklater and the Sandra Bullock-Channing Tatum comedy “The Lost City.”.
‘What We Do in the Shadows’ is the spookiest (and funniest) TV show you should be watching right now
You’d probably never think that a “mockumentary”-style TV show about a group of vampires who are roommates would be enjoyable, but somehow, FX’s “What We Do in the Shadows” is the funniest TV show you’re probably not watching.
Tokyo winds gain strength just as Olympic sailing events pick up
Like the winds at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour, the sailing competitions at the Tokyo Games were a little slow to get going, but with the first medal races due to take place at the weekend the tempo is picking up, along with the wind and the waves.
Timberlake apologizes to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson
This combination photo shows, from left, Janet Jackson performing at the Essence Festival in New Orleans on July 8, 2018, from left, Justin Timberlake performing during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018 and Britney Spears performing during her concert in Taipei, Taiwan on June 13, 2017. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – In a lengthy social media post, Justin Timberlake says that he wants to apologize to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson “because I care for and respect these women and I know I failed.”“I’ve seen the messages, tags, comments, and concerns and I want to respond. AdFans called out Timberlake for contributing to Spears' very public breakdown and controlling the narrative about the end of their relationship. More backlash hit Timberlake as social media began to recall the wardrobe malfunction with Jackson that caused a national controversy at the 2004 Super Bowl. I want to take accountability for my own missteps in all of this as well as be part of a world that uplifts and supports,” Timberlake wrote.
Disney unloads a slew of impressive Disney+ announcements, announces price hike
Bob Chapek, CEO of the Walt Disney Company and former head of Walt Disney Parks and Experiences, speaks during a media preview of the D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim, California, Aug. 22, 2019. On Thursday, the company revealed a slew of impressive Disney+ announcements, with over 100 movies and shows connected to franchises like Star Wars, Marvel, FX and National Geographic. New shows in the Star Wars universe, including one featuring fan favorite characters Ahsoka Tano, were applauded by fans on social media during the announcement. Notably, Lucasfilm has brought on Patty Jenkins to direct "Rogue Squadron," a new Star Wars film due out in 2023. From Pixar, there will be series based on "Up" and "Cars" and new original series called "Win or Lose."cnbc.com
'Let Apple go,' strategist says buy these stocks instead
So, within that basket, I think you have to let Apple go," Schlossberg said on CNBC's "Trading Nation" on Friday. Schlossberg adds that Procter & Gamble or Johnson & Johnson would be a better bet than Apple. And I think you're going to see a bigger rebound here in 2020 than I think a lot of people think." On Apple, Johnson said the technical and fundamental setup looks ripe for a bounce. You know, when this gets relaunched and gets released for the 5G iPhone, they're going step up and buy it.cnbc.com
New 'American Crime Story' season to focus on Clinton impeachment
(CNN) - The next installment of FX's "American Crime Story" franchise, set to debut weeks before the next presidential election, will revisit a scandal that rocked politics. The cable network on Tuesday announced "Impeachment: American Crime Story," a new season of the anthology series that FX says will unravel the story behind the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton. Annaleigh Ashford has been cast as Jones, while Beanie Feldstein and "American Crime Story" vet Sarah Paulson will play Lewinsky and Tripp, respectively. The new season is set to debut Sept. 27, 2020, roughly six weeks before the next presidential election. "American Crime Story" has previously covered the trial of O.J.
'Atlanta' renewed for another season by FX
Donald Glover's "Atlanta" has been renewed for another season at FX. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - "Atlanta" Season 4 is happening. FX is standing by its award-winning comedy with an order for an additional season, the network announced Tuesday. FX renewed the Donald Glover-created series for Season 3 back in June 2018. "Atlanta" has in two seasons picked up multiple award nominations and wins, including a Golden Globe for best TV comedy, a best comedy actor Emmy for Glover and a Peabody.