Aubrey Plaza book tells all _ about Santa Claus’ sister
This combination photo shows a portrait of actress-author Aubrey Plaza, left, and cover art for Plaza's upcoming children's book The Legend of the Christmas Witch," co-written with Dan Murphy. (AP Photo, left, and Viking Children's Books via AP)NEW YORK – Aubrey Plaza has a story she's been meaning to tell — about the forgotten twin sister of Santa Claus. The “Parks and Recreation” and “Black Bear” actress has a deal with Viking Children's Books for “The Legend of the Christmas Witch." Viking, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, announced Wednesday that Plaza worked on the book with her creative partner Dan Murphy and with illustrator Julia Iredale. “The Legend of the Christmas Witch,” in which Santa's sibling Kristtörn seeks a little understanding, is scheduled for Oct. 12.
New this week: 'Saved by the Bell,' Miley Cyrus & McCarthy
(Trae Patton/Peacock 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. The Melissa McCarthy comedy, her latest with director-husband Ben Falcone ("Tammy," “The Boss"), had been headed to theaters but will instead debut Thursday on HBO Max. —AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Miley Cyrus is ready to rock ‘n’ roll on her new album. The pop star recruited some famous rock stars to help on her seventh studio release “Plastic Hearts,” including Stevie Nicks, Billy Idol and Joan Jett. Everyone wears wear full hazard protection gear as they navigate a “giant house of cards.”— Can you have a “Saved by the Bell” without Screech?