Michael Jackson's nephew to star in King of Pop biopic
Michael Jackson's 26-year-old nephew, Jaafar Jackson, will play the King of Pop in the planned biopic “Michael” to be directed by Antoine Fuqua. Lionsgate announced Jackson's casting Monday for the film being produced by Oscar-winning “Bohemian Rhapsody” producer Graham King. Jackson is the second-youngest son of Jermaine Jackson, Michael’s brother.news.yahoo.com
New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'
This week’s new entertainment releases include Will Smith’s comeback campaign in the Antoine Fuqua movie “Emancipation,” a documentary about Broadway star Idina Menzel, the video game “Dragon Quest Treasures” and a TV series exploring the tumultuous relationship between country music stars Tammy Wynette and George Jones.
Toronto Film Festival to open with ‘Dear Evan Hansen’
The adaptation of the Broadway hit and Tony-winner “Dear Evan Hansen,” Edgar Wright’s ’60s London themed “Last Night in Soho,” and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” are just a few of the major films coming to the Toronto International Film Festival this September.
Gerard Butler returns for third go round in 'Angel Has Fallen'
It was "White House Down" with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx vs. "Olympus Has Fallen," starring Gerard Butler as a heroic Secret Service agent. The movie still managed to be another solid money-maker, which led to franchise status with this third release, "Angel Has Fallen." Courtesy of Jack English Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman in a scene from "Angel Has Fallen." The first two movies had the benefit of great backdrops: the White House and the city of London. It's not that "Angel Has Fallen" is a horrible movie.