Column: Baseball & Oscars fight losing battle for relevancy
Yes, folks, dinosaurs do still roam the Earth. Come Sunday night, an increasingly irrelevant Hollywood elite — look, kids, Dame Judi Dench got another nomination! In less than two weeks, Major League Baseball will throw out the first pitch on another fun-filled season of jockstrap adjustments and dallying even longer than usual between pitches so every fielder, plus a couple of hot dog vendors, have time to shift to one side of the field.news.yahoo.com
Judi Dench Says TikTok 'Saved My Life,' Feels Theaters Won't Reopen in Her Lifetime
Dame Judi Dench is trying to find a silver lining amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. @sam.williams1 When Bojo lets you film a family TikTok ##fyp##fy##foryou##mother##grandmother##viral##dance @finty.williams1 Laxed (Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685The Oscar winner has now appeared in numerous TikToks, many of which feature her choreographed dance moves. When pressed about what she meant by the social media app "saving" her, Dench got candid. @sam.williams1 Quarantine edition.... ##fyp##foryou##xyzbca##famousrelative##judidench Cheryl - yung gravyAnother struggle for Dench is the live theater closures in the United Kingdom. RELATED CONTENT:Judi Dench's Grandson Got Her to Do a TikTok Dance Challenge and We're Forever GratefulChris Cuomo Shows Off Dance Moves With His Daughter in Hilarious TikTok VideoAnthony Hopkins Does Drake's TikTok Dance Challenge and He's Got Moves
'Artemis Fowl': Josh Gad on Playing a Kleptomaniac Dwarf and Keeping Judi Dench 'On Her Toes'
Mulch Diggums is a kleptomaniac dwarf and smelly schemer drawn into the adventure alongside Dame Judi Dench as an elf commander and Nonso Anozie as Artemis' trusty bodyguard, Butler. On set, Gad cracked jokes with ET and fellow reporters as he spoke about his experience on the Kenneth Branagh-directed film. Rather than a Potter-like character whose entire journey is about learning, Artemis entire journey is about coming into himself. Experiencing that and experiencing these kids at the ground level before they become stars is really, really, wonderful. Now that they're really starting to understand how the cake gets made, they're really enjoying it from a process standpoint.
New this week: Spike Lee flick, 'Artemis Fowl,' Norah Jones
This image released by Netflix shows, from left, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Lewis, Clarke Peters, Delroy Lindo and Jonathan Majors in a scene from the Spike Lee film "Da 5 Bloods." (David Lee/Netflix via AP)Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIESDa 5 Bloods: Its always the right time for a Spike Lee joint and thankfully Netflix has his latest ready to debut Friday. AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISIONGabrielle Union, engaged in a battle with NBC over her firing from Americas Got Talent, is firmly in control on L.A.s Finest, the drama she produces and stars in with Jessica Alba. Also back are closeted man of the cloth Leonard (Al Weaver) and Tessa-Peake Jones as an indispensable if stern housekeeper.
'Cats' Trailer Debuts and Twitter as a Lot of Feelings About the Fanciful New Musical
Fans finally got to see the highly-anticipated trailer for Cats on Thursday, Universal Pictures' big-screen adaptation of the celebrated Broadway musical, and the early reviews have been a little less than purrrfect. TAYLOR SWIFT IS A CAT IS WHAT WE ALL NEEDED! #CatsTrailerpic.twitter.com/bNx9U4qwdz bela (@belalovestaylor) July 18, 2019Technology has only evolved so one day Taylor Swift could become an actual cat. Cats has James Corden and Taylor Swift and Jason Derulo. Cats has James Corden and Taylor Swift and Jason Derulo.
'Cats' Official Trailer Drops With Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and More in Digital Fur
The first official trailer for Cats is finally here! Released by Universal Pictures on Friday, the highly anticipated trailer gives fans an up-close look at Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson, James Corden, Dame Judi Dench and more stars in costume, with the enhancement of digital fur technology. Swift, as Bombalurina, appears at the 1:12 mark, looking like the sexiest of all the cats (as Wilson promised ET!) Swift was also featured in the video, revealing that she "came right off of a stadium tour" and straight into rehearsals for the film. RELATED CONTENT:'Cats' Movie: First Look at Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson and More Stars in RehearsalJennifer Hudson Sings 'Memory' During 'Cats' Presentation at CinemaConTaylor Swift Attends 'Cats' Wrap Party in Leopard Print Look