Entertainment

/

ArcaMax

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures/Warner Bros. Pictures/TNS

List of DVD release dates for Feb. 27 and beyond

Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:

FEBRUARY

27: Wonka

27: Migration

27: Next Goal Wins

27: Dream Scenario

27: Fear the Walking Dead: Season 8

27: Miranda's Victim

27: My True Fairytale

27: Ocean Boy

27: Pretty Red Dress

27: The Black Mass

27: The Blessing Bracelet

27: The ...Read more

Lucasfilm Ltd./Lucasfilm Ltd./TNS

Disney's 'Mandalorian & Grogu' to shoot in California thanks to huge tax credit

This is the way to persuade Disney to shoot the next “Star Wars” movie in your state.

“The Mandalorian & Grogu” is slated to be the first “Star Wars” feature ever filmed in California thanks to the state’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program, the California Film Commission announced Monday. The big-screen spinoff of the hit ...Read more

Katie Yu/FX/TNS/TNS

Review: 'Shogun' is an epic remake that focuses on feudal Japanese politics over romantic drama

“Shōgun,” James Clavell‘s big novel of lordly machinations in feudal Japan, has for the second time become a big miniseries, premiering Tuesday on FX and Hulu. Every review you read of this series will compare it to “Game of Thrones,” and I will not refrain from stating the obvious. Indeed, I imagine it was an essential part of the ...Read more

FX/TNS

Anna Sawai's 'Shogun' role felt personal: Mariko is 'every woman in Japan who has suffered'

One of the first questions Anna Sawai had for showrunner Justin Marks when they first met to discuss "Shōgun" was, "Why are you remaking this?"

Co-created by Marks and Rachel Kondo, FX's adaptation of James Clavell's bestselling novel has been a long-gestating project. But at the time, Sawai's perspective was limited to what she could glean ...Read more

Courtesy Grasshopper Film and Gratitude Films/TNS

Movie review: Memories linger in 'Pictures of Ghosts'

Brazil’s selection for the Oscar race, Kleber Mendonca Filho’s nonfiction memoir “Pictures of Ghosts,” starts out as a “Roma”-style evocation of his childhood home life in Recife, Brazil, where he practiced the art of filmmaking as a child with his family members and neighbors (and their animals) as his cast, using a variety of ...Read more

David Gray/AFP/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/TNS

Taylor Swift's dad under investigation for allegedly punching paparazzo in Australia

Taylor Swift’s dad is under investigation in Australia for allegedly assaulting a paparazzo after the pop star’s “Eras Tour” concert in Sydney.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning around 2:30 a.m. local time when Scott Swift, 71, allegedly lunged at and hit a 51-year-old photographer on a ferry wharf as the two Swifts were ...Read more

Robin Marchant/Getty Images North America/TNS

Eagles' Don Henley is star witness at 'Hotel California' trial

When Don Henley discovered his original lyrics for the classic pop hit Hotel California up for sale in 2012, he bought them back for $8,500, wanting to get them off the web as fast as possible.

When more came up for auction a few years later, he called the cops.

The 76-year-old Eagles co-founder took the witness stand Monday in Manhattan as ...Read more

Jason Armond/Los Angeles Times/TNS

One of the protesters disrupting the 2024 Spirit Awards was a previous winner

One of the protesters at Sunday’s Spirit Awards ceremony was filmmaker Merawi Gerima, who won the Spirit Awards’ John Cassavetes Award for a film made for under $1 million in 2021 for his feature “Residue.” A video posted to the Instagram page of the U.S. Palestinian Community Network shows the beginning of the protest, with Gerima ...Read more

Eric McCandless/Disney/TNS/TNS

Loretta Lynn's granddaughter Emmy Russell touts her own music chops on 'American Idol'

Late country star Loretta Lynn‘s passion for singing lives on in her granddaughter, who tried her hand at music stardom on “American Idol.”

Emmy Russell, the 24-year-old daughter of actor Patsy Lynn and Philip Russell, performed original music for judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan during her audition, which aired Sunday on ...Read more

Netflix/Entertainment Pictures/Zuma Press/TNS

Chris Gauthier, 'Once Upon a Time' and 'Eureka' character actor, dies at 48

Chris Gauthier, a character actor who appeared in “Once Upon a Time,” “Eureka” and several CW series, has died. He was 48.

The Canadian-British actor died Friday morning “suddenly and unexpectedly following a short illness,” according to a Monday statement from his management company, RED Management.

“He was a kind, witty, ...Read more

Derek White/Bravo/TNS/TNS

Marlo Hampton latest cast member to leave 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'

ATLANTA — Marlo Hampton follows Kandi Burruss out the door of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”

Hampton confirmed the news with People magazine.

“My contract with ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ ended when Season 15 wrapped,” Hampton told the magazine. “This break from ‘RHOA’ is a fresh start, allowing me the space ...Read more

Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS

Fran Drescher warns 'AI will entrap us in a matrix' during remarks at SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES — SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher delivered an impassioned speech at the 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards, held Saturday at L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium. The awards show, which streamed live on Netflix, is the first edition of the ceremony since SAG-AFTRA reached a deal with the major studios to end their historic strike and ratified ...Read more

Michael Blackshire/Los Angeles Times/TNS

Review: Olivia Rodrigo is 21 years young in thrilling 'Guts' tour opener

PALM DESERT, Calif. — As her keyboard player slowly cycled through the chords of her song "Teenage Dream," Olivia Rodrigo stood onstage Friday night and proclaimed that her nightmare hadn't come true.

The Grammy-winning singer and songwriter was maybe 20 minutes into the opening date of her world tour behind her 2023 album, "Guts," which ...Read more

Telemundo Enterprises/TNS/TNS

Gemma Garcia named head of Telemundo's news division

Veteran executive Gamma Garcia is rejoining Spanish-language network Telemundo to head its news division.

The NBCUniversal-owned network announced Monday that Garcia will be executive vice president of news, overseeing all of Noticias Telemundo’s programming and editorial product. She will also lead the network’s coverage of the 2024 ...Read more

Handout/Cohen Media Group/TNS

Movie review: 'Io Capitano' takes audience on migrants' harrowing journey

From the great Matteo Garrone (“Gomorrah,” “Pinocchio”) comes Academy Award-nominated International Feature “Io Capitano,” a film that tells a story that is both modern and ancient. It is a tale of an epic journey undertaken by two young men, boys really, named Seydou (Seydou Sarr) and Moussa (Moustapha Fall), from Dakar, Senegal, ...Read more

NEON/TNS

Movie review: 'Perfect Days' near-perfect movie from Wim Wenders

A German-Japanese co-production, Wim Wenders’ Academy Award-nominated “Perfect Days” boasts an absolutely beatific performance from its lead actor Koji Yakusho (“Shall We Dance?”), winner of the best actor prize at Cannes. In the film, which is in Japanese with subtitles, Yakusho plays Hirayama, a Tokyo sanitation worker, whose daily ...Read more

Ryan Emberley/Getty Images North America/TNS

Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin are 'permanently' leaving California for Florida

“Rocky” star Sylvester Stallone and his wife, Jennifer Flavin, are upending their lives in the Golden State for a new home in Florida.

The longtime spouses, who married in 1997, confirmed last week that they would “permanently” leave Southern California.

“We already have the place; it’s a done deal,” Stallone told his three ...Read more

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images North America/TNS

Amy Schumer shares Cushing syndrome diagnosis to 'advocate for women's health'

Comedian Amy Schumer has Cushing syndrome, a hormonal disorder prompted by getting steroid injections in high doses.

The diagnosis revelation came less than a week after the “Trainwreck” and “Life & Beth” star addressed criticism of her “puffier than normal” face after a “Tonight Show” appearance earlier this month. Schumer ...Read more

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Europe/TNS

After PGA Awards win, the Oscar for best picture is 'Oppenheimer's' to lose

LOS ANGELES — Christopher Nolan’s big-canvas biopic “Oppenheimer” won the Producers Guild of America’s top honor Sunday night, a day after it took the ensemble prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Nolan won the Directors Guild of America’s feature-film directing award two weeks ago.

“Oppenheimer” thus became the 11th movie ...Read more

HBO/HBO/TNS

'Oppenheimer,' 'Succession,' 'The Bear' rule 2024 SAG Awards: full winners list

LOS ANGELES — It was deja vu on Saturday as the Screen Actors Guild Awards recognized almost all the same performers as the Golden Globe Awards and Emmy Awards last month.

"Oppenheimer" reigned in three of the film categories, furthering its front-runner status heading into the Oscars on March 10. The HBO drama "Succession," the FX/Hulu ...Read more