New this week: 'Black Bird,' Lizzo and 'The Rehearsal'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from Lizzo, the crime drama “Black Bird” from the mind of novelist Dennis Lehane, and a tearful roadtrip when a single father played by John Cho drives his teenage daughter across the country in “Don’t Make Me Go.”.
How to Watch “Gordita Chronicles” series premiere
Gordita Chronicles premieres Wednesday, June 23rd on HBO Max. It’s 1985, and 12-year-old Cucu “Gordita” Castelli (Olivia Goncalves) has just moved from Santo Domingo to Miami. Come of age with Cucu in this all-new series, Gordita Chronicles. Where to watch:You can stream the premiere of Gordita Chronicles with an HBO Max subscription. With plans starting at $9.99/month, register for HBO Max and enjoy blockbuster movies, hit series, exclusive originals, and more.mlive.com
How to Watch “We Own This City” series premiere
We Own This City premieres today on HBO Max. Stream the new limited series today, and join the Baltimore Police Department for a story of strict drug policies, mass incarceration, and corruption. This new HBO original series follows Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force. Where to watch:You can stream We Own This City with an HBO Max subscription. It examines the corruption and moral collapse that befell an American city in which the policies of drug prohibition and mass arrest were championed at the expense of actual police work.” -HBOmlive.com
How to Watch “The Flight Attendant” season 2
Season 2 of The Flight Attendant premiered on Thursday, April 21st. The Flight Attendant season 2 finds Cassie in Los Angeles. Where to watch:Stream The Flight Attendant when you register for HBO Max. About this season: “Season two of the Max Original THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT finds Cassie Bowden (Kaley Cuoco) living her best sober life in Los Angeles while moonlighting as a CIA asset in her spare time. Season one was based on the novel of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian." -HBO Maxmlive.com
How to Watch “The Batman” now streaming online
The Batman made its streaming debut on April 18th. Watch Robert Pattinson’s take on the iconic role when you register for HBO Max. Matt Reeves’ The Batman follows Robert Pattinson as Gotham City’s mysterious billionaire Bruce Wayne. Although this may not be the first Batman movie to grace our screens, each rendition puts a new twist on the franchise while offering viewers a brand new story of suspense, vengeance, and heroism. Click here to start watching The Batman.mlive.com
How to Watch “Not So Pretty” beauty industry documentary series
Not So Pretty premieres today on HBO Max. Join narrator Keke Palmer for an investigation of a trillion-dollar, largely unregulated industry. Where to watch:Starting today (April 14th), you can stream Not So Pretty with an HBO Max subscription. With plans starting at $9.99/month, register for HBO Max and enjoy riveting shows, hit movies, exclusive originals, and more. About the series: "Narrated by Keke Palmer, NOT SO PRETTY is the first-ever comprehensive large-scale investigative expose of the trillion-dollar cosmetics, beauty and personal care industry.mlive.com
How to Watch “A Black Lady Sketch Show” season 3
An all-new season of HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show is now available for streaming. Watch the season 3 premiere today when you register for HBO Max. Created by and starring Robin Thede, A Black Lady Sketch Show is a hilarious half-hour series depicting a slew of awkward situations, outlandish scenarios, and compelling characters. The successful actor, comedian, and writer features herself, Quinta Brunson, Ashley Nicole Black, and Gabrielle Dennis as the show’s core cast of comedy players. Where to watch:You can stream A Black Lady Sketch Show season 3 with an HBO Max subscription.mlive.com
How to Watch “Close Enough” season 3 premiere
Close Enough season 3 is now available for streaming. Watch the new season today when you register for HBO Max. Animated comedy series Close Enough joins a couple, their daughter, and two divorced roommates for their lives sharing a tight Los Angeles apartment. Of course, the group knows their life together isn’t perfect; but it’s definitely close enough for now. Where to watch:You can stream Close Enough season 3 with an HBO Max subscription.mlive.com
How to Watch “Brené Brown: Atlas of the Heart” documentary series premiere
Brené Brown: Atlas of the Heart premieres today, March 31st. Pioneered by research professor Brené Brown, this new documentary series invites viewers on an interactive expedition through the twists and turns of what it means to be human. Brown’s multifaceted HBO Max original offers you the language to define and analyze the different connections that frame your life. Where to watch:You can stream Brené Brown: Atlas of the Heart when you register for HBO Max. About the series: “For BRENÉ BROWN: ATLAS OF THE HEART, researcher and six-time #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Brené Brown takes viewers on an interactive journey through the range of emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human.mlive.com
How to watch “Julia,” Julia Child series premiere
Julia is now available for streaming on HBO Max. Starting today, March 31st, enjoy the series inspired by legendary chef Julia Child. Julia explores the life, success, and marriage of culinary sensation Julia Child, highlighting her pivotal rise to fame. Where to watch:You can stream Julia when you register for HBO Max. About the series, from HBO Max:JULIA is inspired by Julia Child’s extraordinary life and her long-running television series, “The French Chef,” which pioneered the modern cooking show.mlive.com
How to Watch “Starstruck” season 2 premiere
A new season of Starstruck premieres today on HBO Max. Following the season 1′s dramatic finale, Jessie must now confront the consequences of abandoning her New Zealand plans. Season 2 joins Jessie juggling a potential relationship with the possibility that she made a mistake staying in town. Where to watchStream the Starstruck season 2 premiere today on HBO Max. With plans starting at $9.99/month ($14.99/month ad-free), register for HBO Max and enjoy over 13,000 hours of hit shows, exclusive originals, personalized streaming, and more.mlive.com
How to Watch “Peacemaker” season finale
The Peacemaker season finale airs today, February 17th. Stream all eight episodes of this DC universe Suicide Squad spinoff when you register for HBO Max. In this new HBO Max original series, John Cena reprised his Suicide Squad roll as the killer with a cause, Peacemaker. Where to watch:Peacemaker is available for streaming on HBO Max. With plans starting at $9.99/month ($14.99/month ad-free), register for HBO Max and enjoy hit shows, new movies, beloved classics, exclusive originals, and more.mlive.com
How to Watch “The Girl Before” stream the series premiere
Get sucked into every episode of this new psychological thriller when you register for HBO Max. The Girl Before is a limited series following a woman (Jane) presented with the unique opportunity to move into a new, stylishly minimalist home designed by mesmerizing architect Edward. Where to watch:You can stream The Girl Before with an HBO Max subscription. With plans starting at $9.99/month ($14.99/month ad-free), register for HBO Max and enjoy hit shows, streaming exclusives, movie premieres, and more. After realizing the house is changing her in unexpected ways, Jane makes a shocking discovery about her predecessor.” -HBO MaxStarringmlive.com
How to Watch “Kimi” movie premiere
Watch this gripping new thriller today on HBO Max. Where to watch:You can stream the premiere of Steven Soderbergh’s Kimi with an HBO Max subscription. With plans starting at only $9.99/month ($14.99/month ad-free), register for HBO Max and enjoy hit shows, movie premieres, streaming exclusives, and more. Movie details, from HBO Max:New Line Cinema and HBO Max present Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh’s original thriller KIMI, starring Zoë Kravitz. From New Line Cinema and HBO Max, KIMI is rated R for violence, language, and brief sexuality.mlive.com
How to watch “Raised by Wolves” season 2 premiere
Raised by Wolves is back for a second season of android adventures. Stream the premiere episode today on HBO Max. Raised by Wolves follows a pair of androids appointed to care for a gaggle of human children. Where to watch:You can stream the season 2 premiere of Raised by Wolves with an HBO Max subscription. With plans starting at only $9.99/month, register for HBO Max and unlock over 13,000 hours of personalized streaming.mlive.com
How to Watch “And Just Like That…” a new chapter of “Sex and the City” finale
The season finale of And Just Like That… is now available for streaming. Watch this Sex and the City revival when you register for HBO Max. Reinvigorating the iconic 1998-2004 series, And Just Like That… joins Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda Hobbes (Cynthia Nixon), and Charlotte York (Kristin Davis) for a fresh look at their lives in New York City. This signature HBO comedy series stars Sarah Jessica Parker as a thirtysomething writer whose personal life and friendships are fodder for her weekly column. Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon co-star.” -HBO MaxStarring…mlive.com
How to Watch “The Fallout” premiere
The Fallout is now streaming on HBO Max. Stream this intense representation of the aftermath of a school shooting starting today, January 27th. The Fallout joins high schooler Vada Cavell as she reevaluates her life, relationships, and perspective following a fatal shooting in her school. Where to watch:You can stream The Fallout with an HBO Max subscription. With plans starting at $9.99/month, register for HBO Max and enjoy over 13,000 hours of content from channels you love.mlive.com
‘The Gilded Age’ premiere, how to watch on HBO Max with special offer
For everyone who loves “Downton Abbey” or period pieces with great costumes and the acting to match, here comes your newest obsession: “The Gilded Age” premieres on Monday, Jan. 24 on HBO Max. “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes is behind “The Gilded Age” too, which is set in New York amid the power struggles and changing class culture of the 1880s. Sign up for a special 20% off deal on HBO Max to see it. Cynthia Nixon and Christine Baranski in the new HBO period series, "The Gilded Age." The 20% off deal is for new or returning HBO Max customers.mlive.com
New this week: 'Ice Age,' Kevin James and 'The Gilded Age'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from the legendary group The Temptations, the latest addition to the animated “Ice Age” franchise and a new series on HBO by “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes called “The Gilded Age” and starring Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Cynthia Nixon and Christine Baranski.
How to Watch “Looney Tunes Cartoons” season 4 premiere
Looney Tunes Cartoons is back for a 4th season. Looney Tunes Cartoons is kicking off its 4th season with everyone’s favorite mischievous characters. A staple for audiences both young and old, these all-new episodes of Looney Tunes Cartoons reinvigorate the beloved series with enough fun to bridge the decades. Where to watch:You can stream the Looney Tunes Cartoons season 4 premiere with an HBO Max subscription. Your favorite Looney Tunes characters are back!mlive.com
How to Watch “Moses Storm: Trash White” and save on HBO Max
Moses Storm’s hour-long visual standup comedy special premieres today on HBO Max. From executive producer Conan O’Brien comes “Moses Storm: Trash White.”“Moses Storm: Trash White” showcases Storm’s unique flavor of storytelling. Presented on a hand-built stage set, this hilarious and personal HBO Max comedy special details the quick-witted performer’s experience growing up poor in America. From dumpster diving to toilet paper theft, “Moses Storm: Trash White” takes viewers on a touchingly outrageous journey accented by air-tight punchlines. Where to watch:You can stream “Moses Storm: Trash White” with an HBO Max subscription.mlive.com
How to Watch “Peacemaker” series premiere
Peacemaker is now streaming on HBO Max. Step into the DC Universe for eight wild episodes of Suicide Squad spinoff. In this new limited series, John Cena reprises his Suicide Squad roll as the killer with a cause, Peacemaker. With plans starting at $9.99/month, register for HBO Max and enjoy hit shows, blockbuster movies, beloved classics, originals, and more. And, for a limited time, unlock everything HBO Max has to offer—at a 20% discount (valid through January 25th).mlive.com
And just like that, ‘And Just Like That’ is finally starting to get good
We’re six episodes into the reboot of “Sex and the City” series called “And Just Like That,” and after a bit of a rough start, the new show is finally starting to feel like the show that viewers fell in love with over 20 years ago.
How to Watch “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts”
Join quintessential characters from the Harry Potter franchise in a special wizarding event, “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts.” Revisit this beloved series on New Year’s Day—streaming on HBO Max. “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts” invites legendary cast and crew members to reflect on their first film together, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. This 20th Anniversary special will celebrate a cherished series both on screen and in print, with every iconic alumni there to reminisce about their time on set. Tune in for the surely engaging “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts” New Year’s Day special when you register for HBO Max. Where to watch:Starting January 1st, you can stream “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts” with an HBO Max subscription.mlive.com
How to Watch “And Just Like That” stream the “Sex and the City” revival
Stream the Sex and the City revival today, and join everyone’s favorite group of fashion-forward ladies as they navigate NYC life. Where to watch:And Just Like That is now available for streaming on HBO Max. With plans starting at $9.99/month, register for HBO Max and enjoy movie premieres, hit shows, old favorites, and more. This signature HBO comedy series stars Sarah Jessica Parker as a thirtysomething writer whose personal life and friendships are fodder for her weekly column. Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon co-star.” -HBO Maxmlive.com
New this week: Will Smith, 'Tick, Tick... Boom!' and Adele
This week’s new entertainment releases include a much-anticipated album from Adele, a documentary about Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl half-time show and Will Smith playing father and tennis guru to Venus and Serena Williams.
How to Watch “Head of the Class” series premiere
Head of the Class is now streaming on HBO Max. Watch this 80s sitcom reboot today, November 4th, with an HBO Max subscription. Head of the Class follows a group of grade-obsessed students and their life-changing teacher, Alicia Gomez. Where to watchWhether you were a fan of the original show, or need a new sitcom to obsess over, try Head of the Class today—now available for streaming on HBO Max. The series was written by Amy Pocha and Seth Cohen, and executive produced by Pocha, Cohen, Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold, Phill Lewis, Bill Callahan, alongside co-executive producer Liza Katzer.” -HBO Max YouTubeStarring…mlive.com
How to Watch “Son of Monarchs” stream premiere online
Son of Monarchs premieres on HBO Max today, November 2nd. Stream this new hit movie at home, and embark on a metamorphic journey of reflection and self discovery. Son of Monarchs follows a biologist living in New York. Where to watchYou can stream Son of Monarchs when you register for HBO Max Ad-Free. The journey forces him to confront past traumas and reflect on his new hybrid identity, launching him on a personal and spiritual metamorphosis.” -Son of MonarchsStarring…mlive.com
For years, Black girls have been stuck on the sidelines of teen dramas. A new wave of shows is changing that.
As reboots like "Gossip Girl" become the norm and streaming flings open the gates, the teen drama script we've grown accustomed to — made popular by shows such as "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "The O.C." — might finally be flipping.washingtonpost.com
How to Watch “Dune” in theaters and streaming at home
You can stream this action-packed adventure from the comfort of your home when you register for HBO Max. At 6pm tonight, Dune will also be available for streaming on HBO Max ad-free. For $14.99/month, access premium HBO Max content, including movie premieres on the same day as their theatrical releases. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over a precious resource, only those who can conquer their fear will survive. Dune stars Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, David Dastmalchian, and Stephen Henderson; with Charlotte Rampling, Jason Momoa, and Javier Bardem.” -HBO Maxmlive.com
How to Watch “Women Is Losers” streaming October 18th
Starting today, October 18th, watch Lissette Feliciano’s Women Is Losers on HBO Max. Set in 1960′s San Francisco, Women Is Losers follows Celina Guerrera, a school girl plagued by struggles at home, loneliness, and poverty. In the spirit of the Janis Joplin song of the same name, the film is inspired by real women with the strength to wade through a sexist, classist system—persevering despite discrimination and the constant phrase, “You can’t.”Where to watchYou can watch Women Is Losers at home when you register for HBO Max. About the movie: “In 1960′s San Francisco, bright and talented Catholic school girl Celina Guerrera (Lorenza Izzo) survives a difficult home life by following the rules. Inspired by real women and the Janis Joplin song of the same title, WOMEN IS LOSERS world premiered at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival, where it finished as one of the most-watched of the festival.” -Women Is LosersStarring:mlive.com
‘Aquaman’ gets new animated mini series on HBO Max: How to watch this week
A new series featuring the DC Comics character Aquaman is coming to HBO Max. The comical series is based on the DC Comics storyline for “Aquaman,” which is expanded and mixed with light-hearted humor for this series. The first four minutes of the premiere episode are available to watch on the HBO Max Family YouTube channel. Where can I watch ‘Aquaman: King of Atlantis’? With HBO Max you can stream all of HBO, plus your favorite series like “South Park” and “Friends,” as well as blockbuster movies and Max Originals.mlive.com
How to Watch “15 Minutes of Shame” new documentary out now
15 Minutes of Shame is now streaming on HBO Max. “The groundbreaking documentary 15 Minutes of Shame, from executive producers Monica Lewinsky and Max Joseph, takes an in-depth look at the public shaming epidemic in our culture and explores our collective need to destroy one another.” -HBO Max YouTubeWhere to watchYou can watch 15 Minutes of Shame on HBO Max. Sign up now, and take a curious look at individuals from all over the country—those close to and impacted by the idea of 15 Minutes of Shame. About“15 MINUTES OF SHAME is a timely, eye-opening roller-coaster ride through the world of public shaming. 15 MINUTES OF SHAME is about one of the most pressing and unaddressed issues of modern life, brought to you by the people who know it best.mlive.com
How to Watch “Cry Macho” streaming same day as theatrical release
Cry Macho is now streaming on HBO Max. Watch this new box office hit from the comfort of your home when you register for HBO Max (ad-free). Another new movie premiere included in the HBO Max ad-free plan, Cry Macho follows an unlikely pair on a journey from Mexico to Texas. Where to watchYou can stream Cry Macho today, September 17th—the same day as its release in theaters—when you sign up for HBO Max ad-free. For $14.99/month, enjoy brand new movies like Cry Macho, Malignant, and more.mlive.com
New this week: 'Cry Macho,' McCreery and 'The Morning Show'
This week’s new entertainment releases include new music from Lindsey Buckingham and Scott McCreery, as well as the return of Clint Eastwood, who has gone back to his Western roots with “Cry Macho,” starring as a former rodeo star hired to bring a young man in Mexico back to his father in the U.S. Fans of TV's “The Morning Show” will also get to see Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell and Billy Crudup kick off Season 2.
How to Watch the “Looney Tunes Cartoons Back to School Special”
Join your favorite Looney Tunes characters for an HBO Max back to school special. You can watch the “Looney Tunes Cartoons Back to School Special” on HBO Max. For $9.99/month ($14.99/month ad-free), stream your favorite Looney Tunes pals. Offering an array of family friendly options (including the Space Jam series), HBO Max is the perfect streaming platform to satisfy all your Looney Tunes desires. The only rule in this school: there are none!” -HBO Max Familymlive.com
How to Watch ‘The Suicide Squad’ stream at home
Now through September 5th, stream The Suicide Squad on HBO Max. In order to leave, these DC Comics delinquents must embark on a dangerous mission via Task Force X. Join the HBO Max $14.99/month ad-free plan, and watch some of this year’s biggest movies—while they’re still in theaters. Stream these hits for one whole month while moviegoers file into theaters clutching $13 tickets. Enjoy The Suicide Squad, as well as box office favorites like Space Jam: A New Legacy, and upcoming hits Reminiscence, Malignant, Cry Macho, and more.mlive.com
New this week: Godzilla vs Kong, 'Concrete Cowboy' & Mahalia
This combination photo shows poster art for the film "Godzilla vs Kong," premiering on HBO Max on March 31, left, "Concrete Cowboy," premiering April 2 on Netflix and "Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia," premiering April 3 on Lifetime. (HBO Max/Netflix/Lifetime 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— Two of cinema’s most famous giants are headed for an old-fashioned big budget clash in “Godzilla vs. Kong,” available on HBO Max for 31 days starting Friday. After a pandemic-induced blockbuster drought, Henry told the AP that the film will be a welcome change of pace. Ad— Legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson gets overdue biopic attention in a Lifetime film debuting Saturday.
New this Week: 'Tina,' 'Runaway Bunny' & 'City on a Hill'
This combination of photos shows key art for "The Runaway Bunny," premiering March 25 on HBO Max, left, "Tina," a documentary about Tina Turner premiering March 27 on HBO Max, center, and "City on a Hill," a new series premiering March 28 on Showtime. He has grasped, at least for a proud man like Anthony, how one’s ego keeps fighting a battle it doesn’t know is already lost.”Ad— In Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin's revealing documentary “Tina,” Tina Turner surveys her tumultuous and extraordinary life. The film, which debuts Saturday on HBO and HBO Max, includes intimate interviews with the 81-year-old “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll," along with previously unseen footage, audio tapes and personal photos. The piercing Romanian documentary “Collective” was nominated for both best documentary and best international film — something only one previous film ( "Honeyland," in 2020) — has ever managed to do. Ad— AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Carrie Underwood’s upcoming album features gospel hymns important to the "American Idol" winner.
Netflix once again dominates Golden Globe TV nominations
(Liam Daniel/Netflix via AP)NEW YORK – Netflix rode the voracious hunger for TV content during a year of pandemic viewership to a dominant showing at the Golden Globe nominations. The streaming giant scooped up 20 small-screen nods — nearly three times as many as its closest competitor, HBO, and beating the 17 TV nominations it got last year. Streaming newcomer HBO Max scored two nominations with “The Flight Attendant,” a best comedy TV berth and also earned “The Big Bang Theory” veteran Kaley Cuoco her first Globe nod. Little-known Pop TV earned five nominations — all for the Canadian comedy “Schitt’s Creek,” which swept the comedy Emmy Awards last year. Ad“The Great” now faces “The Flight Attendant,” “Schitt’s Creek,” “Emily in Paris” and “Ted Lasso” for bragging rights to best comedy TV series.
Sundance adds Coogler-produced ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’
The Ryan Coogler-produced Fred Hampton film will have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival before heading to HBO Max and theaters, programmers announced Tuesday. (Glen Wilson/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)The Ryan Coogler-produced Fred Hampton film “Judas and the Black Messiah” will have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival before heading to HBO Max and theaters, programmers announced Tuesday. The 2021 Sundance Film Festival, which kicks off Jan. 28, is going largely virtual this year due to the pandemic. “Judas...” is among the 2021 Warner Bros. films that are debuting simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max. It’ll be available for HBO Max subscribers in the U.S. starting Feb. 12.
Christopher Nolan calls Warner's streaming plan ‘a mess’
Christopher Nolan, one of Warner Bros.’ most important filmmakers, has come out strongly against the company’s decision to debut its films on HBO Max and in theaters in 2021. The “Tenet” filmmaker told The Associated Press Monday that it’s not a good business decision and criticized how the company handled it. “I’ve never seen everybody so upset about one particular decision,” Nolan said. And it’s not a good business decision," Nolan said. With major markets like Los Angeles and New York closed, domestic ticket sales fizzled, and Warner Bros. and other studios responded by delaying the year’s remaining major films.
In seismic shift, Warner Bros. to stream all 2021 films
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Timothee Chalamet, left, and Rebecca Ferguson in a scene from the upcoming 2021 film "Dune." The move follows Warner Bros.' decision to put “Wonder Woman 1984” on HBO Max in December, along with a concurrent theatrical run. Warner Bros.' move amounts to an acknowledgement that any full rebound for theaters is still a year or more away. Warner Bros. confirmed the films will be available to subscribers with no further charge. After a rocky rollout, HBO Max said in October that nearly 9 million people were using HBO Max, though 29 million had access to the streaming service as part of their HBO subscriptions.
Anne Hathaway promotes Metro Detroit nonprofit in apology over ‘The Witches’ character
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Anne Hathaway apologized on Instagram Thursday for how her role in the HBO movie “The Witches” could hurt children with limb differences. The apology featured a video from the Lucky Fin Project, a Metro Detroit nonprofit started by Molly Stapleman after her daughter Ryan was born missing fingers on her right hand in 2007. “It really hurt my heart as a parent of a child is born with less than 10 fingers. “As someone who really believes in inclusivity and really, really detests cruelty, I owe you all an apology for the pain caused,” Hathaway posted on Instagram. “Especially right now.”Ryan said she wants everyone to know about her “lucky fin" and anyone else with a difference.
Zemeckis’ ‘The Witches’ heads to HBO Max for Halloween
The Robert Zemeckis adaptation of “Roald Dahl’s The Witches” has found a new home on HBO Max this month just in time for Halloween. Warner Bros. said Friday that “The Witches” will debut on the subscription streaming service, owned by parent company WarnerMedia, on Oct. 22. Dahl’s 1983 novel about an orphaned boy who discovers a coven of witches that hate children was previously adapted for the big screen in 1990 by director Nicolas Roeg. It starred Angelica Huston, Mai Zetterling and Rowan Atkinson and was a box office flop, despite its critical acclaim. This new version has actor Jahzir Bruno playing the boy who must try to stop the witches from turning the world's children into mice.
Enjoy story time with an award-winning author
“Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” and “I am a frog” are just some of bestselling books written by award-winning writer Mo Willems. The Emmy Award-winning and New York Times Best Selling author has helped children across the world enjoy story time with his books and characters and now he is doing it again, this time with streaming service HBO Max. Mo Willems joined Tati Amare to talk about his new special “Mo Willems and the Story time All-Stars Present: Don’t Let The Pigeon Do Story Time!”The new special is natural fit for the author who got his start working on the TV series Sesame Street. Willems says this mean he gets to do “weird things” and get famous friends to help him do specials and entertain children. The special is available on the streaming service now.
AT&T says HBO Max streaming service to launch in May for $15
In a story Oct. 29 about AT&T's upcoming streaming service HBO Max, The Associated Press reported erroneously when it will become profitable. A corrected version of the story is below:AT&T says HBO Max streaming service to launch in May for $15AT&T says its HBO Max streaming service will join a crowded field in MayBy TALI ARBELAP Technology WriterAT&T said Tuesday that its HBO Max streaming service will launch in May for $15 a month, joining a crowded field. It is also the same price as HBO Now, the current HBO streaming service for people who don't get the cable channel. Some existing subscribers to HBO's cable channel or HBO Now will get free access to HBO Max, AT&T said. AT&T will bundle HBO Max with some unlimited wireless plans as well as certain "premium" home TV and internet plans to promote the streaming service.
'Gossip Girl' is being rebooted
Photo by Scott Wintrow/Getty Images(CNN) - "Gossip Girl" is ready to dish again. HBO Max, the new streaming service from WarnerMedia due to launch in 2020, has given a direct-to-series order for a "Gossip Girl" reboot. The service has given the show an order of 10 one-hour episodes from the original "Gossip Girl" team, including executive producers Joshua Safran, Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz, according to details released by HBO Max. "Gossip Girl," based on the book series by Cecily von Ziegesar, ran for six seasons on the CW from 2007-2012. The "Gossip Girl" reboot comes at a time when networks are looking to beloved teen shows and franchises for opportunities.
WarnerMedia banks on HBO's brand name for new streaming service
By bringing it in-house, WarnerMedia is banking that "Friends" fans will migrate for a new streaming service. The streaming service will also include brand-new shows, called "Max Originals," and movies. The forthcoming streaming service has been a top priority ever since AT&T took control of WarnerMedia, then known as Time Warner, last summer. Reilly has been green-lighting new shows for the forthcoming streaming service for several months. Netflix tweeted on Tuesday, "We're sorry to see Friends go to Warner's streaming service at the beginning of 2020 (in The US).