New this week: 'The White Tiger,' Salt-N-Pepa movie & Rhye
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 White Tiger” shows her acting chops in a way that American productions have thus far failed to. The film, from director Gabriela Cowperthwaite (“Blackfish”), is adapted from Matthew Teague’s Esquire article about his own experience. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— After a hectic 2020, all you need is the smooth and soothing sound of Rhye to help you start the new year right. — AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISION— The rise and impact of one of the first female rap groups is dramatized in the Lifetime movie “Salt-N-Pepa” (8 p.m. EST Sunday).
'Snowpiercer' Sneak Peek: Jennifer Connelly and Alison Wright Go Head to Head (Exclusive)
The delicate balance on Snowpiercer is about to be upended now that the truth about Mr. Wilford has finally been exposed. ET has an exclusive sneak peek of episode eight, “These Are His Revolutions,” in which Melanie Cavill (Jennifer Connelly) is confronted by Ruth Wardle (Alison Wright) over what happened to the creator and original conductor of the train. “She had no idea about the web of lies and deceit, no idea about who Melanie really is as a person,” Wright says of Ruth. Beyond all the lies, Wright says ultimately Ruth is most concerned with learning about what happened to “her beloved Mr. Wildford. RELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Connelly Talks Unreal 'Top Gun' Sequel and Relevancy of 'Snowpiercer' (Exclusive)How the 'Snowpiercer' Series Pays Homage to Tilda Swinton's Iconic Film Performance (Exclusive)'Snowpiercer' Premiere: Jennifer Connelly on That Revelation About Her Character (Exclusive)
'Labyrinth' Sequel Will Be Directed by 'Doctor Strange's Scott Derrickson
Director Scott Derrickson may have dropped out of Doctor Strange 2, but he's now set to helm another fantasy follow-up: the Labyrinth sequel. Labyrinth starred then-newcomer Jennifer Connelly as a teenager whose baby brother is stolen away to a magical kingdom by Jareth the Goblin King (David Bowie). No word whether Connelly (most recently seen in TNT's Snowpiercer and the upcoming Top Gun sequel) will reprise her role yet. "I loved Jim Henson, and David Bowie was so sweet to me," she told ET upon the film's 30th anniversary. RELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Connelly Remembers David Bowie and 'Magical' Film Experience on ''Labyrinth' (Exclusive)Sam Raimi Confirms He's Directing 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness'Jennifer Connelly Talks 'Snowpiercer' and Unreal 'Top Gun' Sequel (Exclusive)
How the 'Snowpiercer' Series Pays Homage to Tilda Swinton's Iconic Film Performance (Exclusive)
None of them, however, are more iconic than Tilda Swintons turn as Minister Mason, the trains second in command and the spokesperson for conductor Mr. Wilford. In the series, the most recognizable version of this character is Ruth Wardle. Weve also done a slight nod to her by having [Ruth] speak in a similar sort of way, the actress adds. Snowpiercer the series takes place in a much different timeline from the graphic novel and the film. RELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Connelly Talks Unreal 'Top Gun' Sequel and Relevancy of 'Snowpiercer' (Exclusive)We the Animals and Snowpiercer Actress Sheila Vand Is One to Watch (Exclusive)How to Watch 'Snowpiercer,' Plus Other Films and Series About Extreme Quarantines
Comic-Con 2019: Jennifer Connelly Shares Update on 'Extraordinary' 'Top Gun'
"I think the trailer looks amazing, I have to say," Connelly told ET's Kevin Frazier while sitting down with the cast of Snowpiercer at Comic-Con 2019 in San Diego, California, on Saturday morning. Watching the trailer, being on the set, my experiences shooting -- it's been phenomenal." Cruise told fans, speaking about the original 1986 film. Cruise, 57, confirmed to ET in June 2018 that Connelly had been cast in the film, gushing how perfect she was for the role. RELATED CONTENT:'Maverick' Mania at Comic-Con 2019: Tom Cruise Talks Top Gun SequelJay Ellis Says Tom Cruise Has 'Been a Mentor' on 'Top Gun: Maverick' Set (Exclusive)Jennifer Connelly Dishes on 'Top Gun' Motorcycle Scene With Tom CruiseTom Cruise Feels the Need for Speed on Set of 'Top Gun' Sequel -- See the Pic!
'Top Gun: Maverick' is Officially Delayed (Again!) Until 2022 Due to the Coronavirus
Great balls of fire! Top Gun is finally getting a sequel! Here's everything we know so far about Top Gun 2, or Top Gun: Maverick, as it's been titled. Along with Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer, the new movie will star Miles Teller as Goose's grown-up son, Jennifer Connelly as the new female lead, and newcomers Jon Hamm and Ed Harris. However, your need for speed will have to wait: The release date has been delayed until 2022.countryliving.com