New this week: 'The Pale Blue Eye,' Iggy Pop and 'The Menu'
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from veteran Iggy Pop and rising star Brandon Ratcliff, Lifetime concludes its coverage on R. Kelly’s victims with a two-night special, and Christian Bale stars as a detective in an 1830 whodunit alongside a young Edgar Allen Poe.
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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.
Recipe: Green Smoothie
SAN ANTONIO – Registered dietician with Lifetime Paul Kriegler shares this easy smoothie that is packed with all your green needs to stay fit this spring. Makes one servingPrep time: 5 minutesIngredients1 serving vanilla Life Time Protein Powder1/2 small green apple, chopped2 celery stalks, diced1 lime, juiced1 big handful of organic spinach or other greens, such as kale10–12 fresh mint leaves1–1.5 cups unsweetened almond or coconut milk3–5 ice cubes1/2 avocado (optional)1 pinch sea salt (optional)DirectionsBlend and enjoy. Pro tip: Pre-chop and freeze the apple, celery, and greens for faster prep. You could also consider freezing the lime juice and mint leaves together in ice cube trays for easier blending without extra ice.
Yes, Lifetime’s newest ‘mini-movie’ is Kentucky Fried Chicken-themed, starring Mario Lopez as sexy Colonel Sanders
"A Recipe For Seduction" starring @MarioLopezviva premieres Sunday at 12PM. pic.twitter.com/nZJ2PXUR6G — Lifetime (@lifetimetv) December 7, 2020As you can see by the photo in the tweet, Lopez isn’t just playing an ordinary Colonel Sanders. Oh no, Lopez is sexy Colonel Sanders. Watching the trailer, however, it feels like the irony is lost, and this is just another Lifetime movie. They WANT you to tweet about the KFC Lifetime movie!
Looking for love? Married at First Sight is casting in Houston
HOUSTON, Texas Are you single and ready to find the love of your life? If so, the Married at First Sight television show may be your chance! The popular Lifetime show is holding a casting call in Houston for its upcoming season. Married at First Sight features five couples that spontaneously get married just moments after meeting for the first time. To learn more about Married at First Sight, visit its website here.
Ways to beat the pandemic burnout
SAN ANTONIO If youre feeling exhausted these days, you are not alone. Stressful situations can lead to burnout. Editor-in-chief of Experience Life Magazine, Jamie Martin says its important to give yourself permission to set boundaries and take some space. She shares the common signs of burnout, how small changes in behavior can go a long way and how to recover your energy.
How an arrest upended filming of 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein'
This combination of photos released by Lifetime shows participants in the new docuseries Surviving Jeffrey Epstein top row from left, Virginia Roberts Giuffre, Teresa Helm, Jena Lisa Jones, Kiki, Rachel Benavidez, Marijke Chartouni, Chaunte Davies, and Courtney Wild. (Lifetime via AP)NEW YORK The filmmakers behind Surviving Jeffrey Epstein moved quickly when Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested on federal charges that she acted as a recruiter for the financiers sexual abuse. If your timing can be great, our timing was great, said executive producer Robert Friedman. Production was underway when the 66-year-old Epstein killed himself in his New York City prison cell last August after his arrest on sex trafficking charges. To finally have a shot at it (after Maxwell's arrest) is remarkable.Maxwells arrest just a month before the series' premiere triggered a race, but definitely worth it said Sundberg.
Sigourney Weaver Reflects on the Legacy of 'Prayers for Bobby' 10 Years Later (Exclusive)
If you ask Weaver, though, she is most proud of the 2009 Lifetime TV movie, Prayers for Bobby. The drama won a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series, alongside Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for Weaver. When you look back, do you have one memory from making the movie that's come to encapsulate your Prayers for Bobby experience? As we celebrate Pride Month, as an actor and an activist and just a person, what is your relationship to the LGBTQ community these days? Prayers for Bobby airs on Monday, June 29 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, July 5 at 12 p.m. on Lifetime.
Vivica A. Fox Returns to Lifetime Movie Network With Two New 'Wrong' Films (Exclusive)
Lifetime Movie NetworkPremiering July 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the Lifetime Movie Network, The Wrong Wedding Planner also stars Kristin Booth and Jacke Harry. Lifetime Movie NetworkPremiering Friday, July 31 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the Lifetime Movie Network, The Wrong Stepfather also stars William McNamara. The binge-watch includes The Wrong Cheerleader, The Wrong House Sitter, The Wrong Stepmother and The Wrong Student. A longtime staple of Lifetime, Fox has previously starred in series 1-800-Missing and Vivicas Black Magic. But when it comes to the ongoing success of the Wrong franchise, Fox says the movies are a great way for viewers to escape.
Abby Lee Miller's New Lifetime Show Pulled After 'Dance Moms' Alum Accuses Her of Racism
Lifetime has pulled the plug on Abby Lee Miller's new reality show, Abbys Virtual Dance Off. Additionally, Miller will not be returning to Dance Moms if the show is renewed for a ninth season, according to EW, who was first to report the news. Smith saw the disingenuous post, and took to her own Instagram to call Miller out for her previous actions. I couldn't think of a more perfect day to address my experience with Abby Lee Miller. But what I'm not going to have happen is have this racist person have any part of my daughter's life."