New this week: Godzilla vs Kong, 'Concrete Cowboy' & Mahalia
This combination photo shows poster art for the film "Godzilla vs Kong," premiering on HBO Max on March 31, left, "Concrete Cowboy," premiering April 2 on Netflix and "Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia," premiering April 3 on Lifetime. (HBO Max/Netflix/Lifetime 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— Two of cinema’s most famous giants are headed for an old-fashioned big budget clash in “Godzilla vs. Kong,” available on HBO Max for 31 days starting Friday. After a pandemic-induced blockbuster drought, Henry told the AP that the film will be a welcome change of pace. Ad— Legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson gets overdue biopic attention in a Lifetime film debuting Saturday.
Clooney honored by MoMA as actor, director and humanitarian
Clooney was honored Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, by co-stars and colleagues at the annual film benefit for the Museum of Modern Art, held virtually. MoMA’s annual film benefit raises funds to bring great works of film to the museum’s collection. Also giving virtual tributes Monday evening were actors Felicity Jones, Tiffany Boone, Kyle Chandler and Demian Bichir, who appear in “A Midnight Sky,” which Clooney stars in and directs. The benefit featured clips from some of Clooney’s many films: “Michael Clayton,” “Syriana,” "The Descendants,” “Gravity,” and “Good Night, and Good Luck,” among others. In earlier comments to The Associated Press, Clooney said “Good Night, and Good Luck” was probably his proudest professional accomplishment.
Grand Hotel, ABC's Juicy Drama, Is Canceled After One Season
ABC has canceled its juicy Monday night drama series, Grand Hotel, after one season, ET can confirm. Based on an original Spanish series, Gran Hotel, the series followed the lives of those living and working at a family-run hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Im going to give up on network tv soon. Im going to give up on network tv soon. RELATED CONTENT:Roselyn Sanchez Breaks Down Her 'Delicious' Role in 'Grand Hotel' (Exclusive)Eva Longoria Talks Breastfeeding Her Son Santiago While on the Grand Hotel Set (Exclusive)Demin Bichir on How New Show 'Grand Hotel' Is a 'Tribute' to Immigrant Families
Roselyn Sanchez Says Demian Bichir Is Taking Time to Heal Following Wife's Death (Exclusive)
Roselyn Sanchez, who stars alongside Demian Bichir on ABCs Grand Hotel, shares with ET how the Oscar-nominated actor is doing following his wife, Stefanie Sherk's, tragic death. He's doing good, Sanchez told ETs Denny Directo on Monday during an in-studio sit-down interview. Listen, the last thing Demian said to me is, I'm taking my time. Sanchez says everyone involved understood the weight of having an actor like Bichir around. Grand Hotel airs Mondays at 10 p.m. on ABC.