Final 'Miss Peregrine' novel to be published in February
NEW YORK – We'll soon be saying farewell to peculiars, non-peculiars and ymbrynes: Ransom Riggs has written his final tale of “Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children." Penguin Young Readers announced Tuesday that “The Desolations of Devil's Acre” will come out Feb. 23, again featuring young Jacob Portman and the pipe-smoking headmistress Alma LeFay Peregrine. “'The Desolations of Devil’s Acre' was many years in the making,” Riggs said in a statement about his sixth Peregrine novel. “I spent a decade in this world, building and tending to these characters, and it’s a bittersweet thing to finally bid them goodbye. The first book, “Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children,” was adapted by director Tim Burton into a 2016 feature film starring Eva Green, Samuel L. Jackson and Asa Butterfield, among others.
New this week: 'This Is Us,' Baby Yoda, 'The Craft' redone
(NBC 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— Many things will be different about Halloween this year, but the annual rush of horror films is much the same. It stars Sope Dirisu and Wunmi Mosaku as a Sudanese refugee couple finding new horrors in life in England. But Neon, the “Parasite” distributor, last week put a restored version into theaters and on Tuesday brings it to VOD. One is Natalie Margolin “The Party Hop,” which she wrote during quarantine in one week in early April.
Joel Schumacher, director of 'St. Elmo's Fire,' dies at 80
FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2010 file photo, director Joel Schumacher attends the premiere of "Twelve" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. A representative for Schumacher said the filmmaker died Monday, June 22, 2020, in New York after a year-long battle with cancer. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)NEW YORK Joel Schumacher, the flamboyant journeyman director who dressed New York department store windows before shepherding the Brat Pack to the big screen in St. Elmo's Fire and steering the Batman franchise into its most baroque territory in Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, has died. A representative for Schumacher said the filmmaker died Monday in New York after a year-long battle with cancer.
25 Days of Christmas schedule on Freeform includes 'Rudolph,' 'Frosty'
It's not the holiday season until you've watched 25 Days of Christmas on Freeform! This year's lineup includes Christmas classics like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "Frosty the Snowman," as well as a few fan-favorite films like "The Santa Clause" and "Home Alone. "Here's the schedule for 25 Days of Christmas. Freeform premieres are in bold.7am/6c Richie Rich's Christmas Wish9:05am/8:05c Deck the Halls (2006)11:10am/10:10c Arthur Christmas1:15pm/12:15c The Simpsons Holiday-thon2:45pm/1:45c The Santa Clause4:50pm/3:50c The Santa Clause 26:55pm/5:55c The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause9pm/8c Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)11:30pm/10:30c Home Alone: The Holiday Heist1:30am/12:30c The Little Drummer Boy (1968)7am/6c The Little Drummer Boy (1968)7:30am/6:30c The Muppet Christmas Carol11am/10c Wrap Battle12pm/11c Home Alone: The Holiday Heist2:05pm/1:05c Richie Rich's Christmas Wish4:15pm/3:15c Deck the Halls (2006)6:20pm/5:20c Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)New Episodes 9pm/8c Wrap Battle7:30am/6:30c Santa Baby11am/10c The Preacher's Wife1:40pm/12:40c Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic2:40pm/1:40c Rise of the Guardians4:45pm/3:45c Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town5:50pm/4:50c Home Alone8:20pm/7:20c Home Alone 2: Lost in New York12am/11c The Simpsons Holiday-thon7:30am/6:30c Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe11am/10c Rise of the Guardians1pm/12c Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town2pm/1c The Simpsons Holiday-thon4pm/3c Home Alone6:30pm/5:30c Home Alone 2: Lost in New YorkFreeform Premiere 9pm/8c Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas12am/11c Deck the Halls (2006)7:30am/6:30c Holiday in Handcuffs11am/10c Wrap Battle12pm/11c Kung Fu Panda Holiday12:30pm/11:30c Unaccompanied Minors2:30pm/1:30c Deck the Halls (2006)4:35pm/3:35c Arthur Christmas6:40pm/5:40c Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas8:20pm/7:20c Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)12am/11c Unaccompanied Minors7:30am/6:30c Richie Rich's Christmas Wish11am/10c Kung Fu Panda Holiday11:30am/10:30c Home Alone 31:35pm/12:35c Arthur Christmas3:40pm/2:40c Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas5:20pm/4:20c Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)9:30pm/8:30c The Santa Clause11:30pm/10:30c The Santa Clause 21:30am/12:30c The Little Drummer Boy (1968)7am/6c Cricket on the Hearth8am/7c Home Alone 310am/9c Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House12pm/11c The Santa Clause2:05pm/1:05c The Santa Clause 24:10pm/3:10c The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause6:15pm/5:15c Frosty the Snowman6:45pm/5:45c Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer7:50pm/6:50c Home Alone10:20pm/9:20c Home Alone 2: Lost in New York1am/12c Wrap Battle7am/6c Wrap Battle8am/7c Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House10am/9c I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)2:05pm/1:05c The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause4:10pm/3:10c Home Alone6:40pm/5:40c Home Alone 2: Lost in New York9:20pm/8:20c Despicable Me 211:25pm/10:25c Shrek1:30am/12:30c Kung Fu Panda Holiday7:30am/6:30c I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)11am/10c Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic12pm/11c Home Alone 32:10pm/1:10c Home Alone: The Holiday Heist4:20pm/3:20c Kung Fu Panda Holiday4:50pm/3:50c Shrek6:55pm/5:55c Despicable Me 2Season Finale Episodes 9pm/8c Wrap Battle7:30am/6:30c Home Alone: The Holiday Heist11am/10c Wrap Battle12pm/11c The Mistle-Tones2:05pm/1:05c Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas4:10pm/3:10c Deck the Halls (2006)6:15pm/5:15c Arthur Christmas8:20pm/7:20c Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)12am/11c The Simpsons Holiday-thon7:30am/6:30c 12 Dates of Christmas11am/10c Deck the Halls (2006)1:10pm/12:10c Arthur Christmas3:20pm/2:20c The Simpsons Holiday-thon5:20pm/4:20c Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)10pm/9c Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic12am/11c Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve7am/6c The Preacher's Wife11am/10c This Christmas3:35pm/2:35c The Holiday6:50pm/5:50c The Santa Clause8:55pm/7:55c The Santa Clause 212am/11c Snow7am/6c Love the Coopers12:30pm/11:30c The Santa Clause2:35pm/1:35c The Santa Clause 24:40pm/3:40c The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause6:45pm/5:45c Home Alone9:15pm/8:15c Home Alone 2: Lost in New York11:55pm/10:55c Home Alone: The Holiday Heist7am/6c Home Alone: The Holiday Heist9am/8c Arthur Christmas11am/10c The Simpsons Holiday-thon2pm/1c The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause4:05pm/3:05c Home Alone6:35pm/5:35c Home Alone 2: Lost in New York9:15pm/8:15c Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)11:55pm/10:55c Richie Rich's Christmas Wish7am/6c Arthur Christmas9:05am/8:05c Richie Rich's Christmas Wish11:10am/10:10c Unaccompanied Minors1:20pm/12:20c Deck the Halls (2006)3:25pm/2:25c Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas5:05pm/4:05c Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)7:45pm/6:45c The Santa Clause9:50pm/8:50c The Santa Clause 211:55pm/10:55c The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause7am/6c Deck the Halls (2006)9am/8c Disney's Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice11am/10c The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause1:05pm/12:05c Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Chabc13.com
Disney+ warning: Old movies may have 'outdated cultural depictions'
CNN video(CNN) - Viewers who signed up to stream Disney+ were greeted with disclaimers about racist and offensive content in some older movies. "Dumbo," for example, had this statement at the bottom of the movie's description: "This program is presented as originally created. Director Tim Burton chose to not include the original crow scene in his live-action remake of "Dumbo." Disney is not the first studio to add a disclaimer on old titles that feature racial prejudices or other troubling content. They may depict some of the ethnic and racial prejudices that were commonplace in American society.
Helena Bonham Carter Calls Her Romance With 32-Year-Old Rye Dag Holmboe 'Unexpected Magic'
Helena Bonham Carter has a new man in her life! Bonham Carter also reveals that she and Holmboe, a 32-year-old Norwegian writer, share a "fur baby," Pablo the Tibetan terrier. "Mother and dog are doing very well," quips Bonham Carter -- who, according to the article was "vocal in her irritation that paparazzi shots of her with her new partner... recently appeared in the papers." Bonham Carter previously opened up about her visit to a psychic at the Cheltenham Literature Festival earlier this month. RELATED CONTENT: 'The Crown' Stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith React to Helena Bonham Carter Casting Rumors (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartHelena Bonham Carter Says She Spoke to Princess Margaret Via a Psychic About Her 'Crown' RoleFirst Look at Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in 'The Crown'Helena Bonham Carter Confirmed to Play Princess Margaret in 'The Crown'
Every Actor Who Has Played The Joker, Ranked (Including Joaquin Phoenix in 'Joker')
The latest is Joaquin Phoenix, who is bringing Batman's arch nemesis to the big screen in the original origin story, Joker. Various Voice Actors in Various Animated Batman ProjectsCourtesy of Warner Bros. Mark Hamill in Batman: The Animated Series (1992)Courtesy of Warner Bros. Joaquin Phoenix in Joker (2019)Courtesy of Warner Bros. PicturesFrom his unforgettable laugh to his sinewy, unrecognizable frame, Phoenix crafted an '70s-tinged Joker with a quiet menace and heartbreaking vulnerability. Joaquin Phoenix and Director Todd Phillips Weigh In (Exclusive)Joaquin Phoenix Lost Over 50 Pounds for 'Joker': Inside His Epic Transformation (Exclusive)