New this week: John Legend, 'Serpent Queen' and 'Pinocchio'
This week’s new entertainment releases include fresh music from John Legend and Kane Brown, Samantha Morton stars as the 16th-century queen Catherine de Medici in an edgy Starz series and a race between two upcoming “Pinocchio” films begins with Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation.
'Elvis,' 'Top Gun' tie for box-office crown with $30.5M each
Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic “Elvis” shook up theaters with an estimated $30.5 million in weekend ticket sales, but — in a box-office rarity — “Elvis” tied “Top Gun: Maverick,” which also reported $30.5 million, for No. 1 in theaters.
‘Elvis’ movie soundtrack revealed: Features 2 of Michigan’s biggest musicians
The soundtrack to the upcoming “Elvis” movie has been revealed and it features not one, but two huge Michigan music artists on it. Both Eminem and Jack White are among the star-studded lineup of musicians on the soundtrack. Eminem is credited with collaborating with Ceelo Green while Jack White is credited with performing a song of his own. The movie is set to hit theaters on Friday, June 24. Along with Butler starring as Elvis, the movie also stars Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker and Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla Presley.mlive.com
Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party
After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.