Right here’s a group curated by The Related Press’ leisure journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming companies and music platforms this week.
“Nothing is extra addictive than the previous,” says Hugh Jackman’s Nick Bannister within the sci-fi thriller “Reminiscence.”
The movie, written and directed by Lisa Pleasure (co-creator of HBO’s “Westworld”) is ready in a near-future of rising seas and deep nostalgia for an earlier world.
In it, a romance leads Bannister down a darkish path into the previous. “Memory” debuts Friday, Aug. 20, in theaters and on HBO Max.
— AP Movie Author Jake Coyle
• Two ground-breaking feminine singers, each Corridor of Famers, are placing out new albums and reminding followers to convey their flowers now.
Rock pioneer Wanda Jackson, the tiny girl with the large voice who toured with Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis, is releasing her closing document, “Encore,” on Friday with assist from fellow Rock Corridor of Famer Joan Jett.
Identified for her growl on songs like “Let’s Have a Occasion” and “Fujiyama Mama,” Jackson, 83, retired from touring in 2019, however followers can nonetheless hear her tear it up on songs with Jett, Elle King and Angaleena Presley.
In the meantime, Nation Music Corridor of Famer Connie Smith is again along with her 54th album, “The Cry of the Coronary heart,” out on Friday, that reveals why she stays probably the most lauded vocalists in nation music.
Smith was the primary feminine nation artist to land her debut single at No. 1, the basic “As soon as a Day.” On her new document she groups up once more along with her husband, Marty Stuart, as producer and hit songwriter Dallas Frazier.
Lorde is ditching the disc for her new third studio album “Solar Power,” out on Friday.
As an alternative of CDs, followers can purchase a plastic-free music field that accommodates a obtain card and different extras. The younger star from New Zealand stated in a press launch that she wished “an environmentally sort, forward-thinking various to the CD.”
Lorde, who broke out along with her Grammy-winning music “Royals,” labored once more with producer Jack Antonoff for her new album. She’s as a consequence of start a world tour in February of 2022 with stops in New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the USA.
Nicole Kidman, David E. Kelley and Liane Moriarty teamed for the hit 2019 HBO miniseries “Massive Little Lies.”
The dynamic trio are again for Hulu’s “Nine Perfect Strangers,” produced by Kelley and based mostly on Moriarty’s eponymous novel a couple of well being resort, the promisingly named Tranquillum Home, that caters to stressed-out friends in the hunt for higher lives and selves.
Kidman performs its director, Masha, who takes a novel method to her work, with Melissa McCarthy, Michael Shannon, Regina Corridor and Samara Weaving within the solid. The primary three episodes debuted Wednesday, Aug. 18, with the remaining 5 launched weekly.
And now for one thing totally different: The Disney+ sequence “Growing Up Animal” follows the “intimate and extraordinary journey” of babes from the womb, by delivery and to their wobbly first steps.
Every of the six episodes encompasses a totally different mother as she protects and nurtures the offspring that depend on her and their very own survival instincts.
Narrated by Tracee Ellis Ross and debuting Wednesday, the sequence stars toddler chimps, sea lions, elephants, African wild canine, lions and grizzlies. Say awww.
Sandra Oh is in cost in Netflix’s “The Chair” as Professor Ji-Yoon Kim, the primary lady to move the English division at a small college that’s going through massive price range woes.
There’s thornier bother to return, each on campus and at residence for single mother Ji-Yoon. Oh’s talent at balancing comedy and drama is on full show, backed by an equally adroit solid that features Jay Duplass, Nana Mensah and impeccable veterans Holland Taylor and Bob Balaban.
The present, from creator Amanda Peet and “Recreation of Thrones” producers D.B. Weiss and David Benioff, debuts Friday with six episodes.
— AP Tv Author Lynn Elber
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