New this week: 'Sex and the City,' Juice Wrld and Will Smith
This week’s new entertainment releases include a double album from Alicia Keys and a posthumous one from Juice Wrld, Sandra Bullock playing an ex-con in the Netflix film “The Unforgivable” and Will Smith testing himself in a wildlife documentary series.
Kate Winslet turns TV sleuth, says she'd flop in real life
This image released by HBO shows Kate Winslet in a scene from "Mare of Easttown," debuting on April 18. (HBO via AP)LOS ANGELES – Kate Winslet is playing a police detective on TV, and that’s where her crime-busting ambition ends. I’d be very good at the coffee and the beers, definitely,” Winslet said Wednesday of her role on HBO’s “Mare of Easttown,” debuting in April. Winslet said her character felt in many ways “a million miles away from me” in the nature of her work and its demands. The seven-episode “Mare of Easttown” debuts April 18 on HBO and will be on streaming service HBO Max.
'A Christmas Carol' takes a dark twist in new FX miniseries
LOS ANGELES -- A classic holiday tale takes a dark twist in FX's new miniseries "A Christmas Carol. "Guy Pearce plays Ebenezer Scrooge, who infamously despises Christmas and is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. FX puts a grim spin on the beloved story by exploring the darker themes buried beneath the plot.The network describes the reboot as "a spine-tingling immersion into Scrooge's dark night of the soul. "Andy Serkis, who plays the Ghost of Christmas Past, advised that this miniseries is meant for a slightly older demographic due to the bleak themes. "I wouldn't necessarily put 5-, 6-, 7-year-olds in front of this...there are some dark moments in it," Serkis suggested.abc13.com