An open book! Nicole Scherzinger dished on her favorite celebs, her on-point Britney Spears impression and all things pop culture exclusively to Us Weekly.
An open book! Nicole Scherzinger dished on her favorite celebs, her on-point Britney Spears impression and all things pop culture exclusively to Us Weekly.
One of the surprisingly few movies hitting theaters over the Christmas holiday weekend - Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody - is not finding a warm welcome from critics.The first wave of reviews surfaced on Wednesday morning - just days before the film hits theaters on Friday, garnering just a 41% rating from the first 32 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes.While many critics are praising the powerful performance of Naomie Ackie - who fans have bashed for looking nothing like the singer - as the famed singer, they are also bashing the formulaic story that lacks any depth. Reviews are in: One of the surprisingly few movies hitting theaters over the Christmas holiday weekend - Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody - is not finding a warm welcome from criticsWhile many critics are praising the powerful performance of Naomie Ackie as the famed singer, they are also bashing the formulaic story that lacks any depth. Critics: While many critics are praising the powerful performance of Naomie Ackie as the famed singer, they are also bashing the formulaic story that lacks any depth. One of the positive reviews is from Variety's Owen Gleiberman, who added this film felt like a different sort of biopic because Houston's struggles with substance abuse and her tumultuous marriage to Bobby Brown were always in the public eye, adding, 'Yet as you watch, you may realize how much there is to the story you didn’t know, and how transporting it is. 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody is the kind of lavishly impassioned all-stops-out biopic you either give into or you don’t — and if you do, you may find yourself getting so emotional, baby,' he added.
A legendary life cut short. Whitney Houston‘s vocals were so powerful that producer Clive Davis famously called her “The Voice” — and her fellow singers agreed she more than deserved the title.
Directed by Kasi Lemmons, written by Anthony McCarten, Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody is the new biopic on the singer’s life. Her history is full of dense material and naturally some things have to be left out for the sake of time, but 2.5 hours isn’t enough to do the story justice. The movie stars Naomi Ackie, Stanley Tucci, Nafessa Williams, and Ashton Sanders.
Bobby Brown proudly announced on Wednesday that popular R&B group, New Edition, will be coming together once again for a special tour beginning in March 2023.The talented singer, 53, is just one of six members in the successful group, who gained recognition in the 1980s with hit tracks such as Candy Girl (1983).Bobby, who was previously married to the late singer, Whitney Houston, said he believed the group has a 'brotherhood' that is 'unstoppable.' Reuniting: Bobby Brown, 53, revealed to TMZ that his group, New Edition, was getting back together for a special tour starting March 2023 The performer happily gushed to TMZ that the group, which was formed in 1978, had plans to reunite on the stage once again for a tour that is slated to begin in March 2023. Over the years, the six members, which include Bobby, Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill, and Ralph Tresvant, have done solo projects or formed smaller subgroups. However, Bobby revealed that New Edition members still have remained close, explaining, 'That's the power of the group.' The Don't Be Cruel singer further expressed that, 'We have a brotherhood that is probably unstoppable.
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Amanda Kloots is at one of the most difficult points in any parenting journey. More than two years after Nick Cordero tragically passed away following a long battle with COVID-19, his son is beginning to wonder where he is.
Issa Rae lived out every Usher fan's fantasy over the weekend. The creator and star attended the singer's residency at Dolby Live at Park MGM in Las Vegas on Saturday, where she was asked to join him onstage. When the 37-year-old made her way up the steps, Usher proceeded to give her a one-on-one performance of «Superstar» from his 2004 album, that had Rae's fellow concertgoers screaming in their seats. In a clip of the sweet moment shared on Usher's Instagram page, he holds hands with Rae as he croons the song, gazing directly into Rae's eyes.«Issa Rae in the building!! All Love,» the 44-year-old captioned the post on his page.Rae also shared the video on the Instagram page of her production company, Hoorae, calling the clip a «Timeline cleanse ✨»A post shared by HOORAE, An Issa Rae Company (@hooraemedia)Rae isn't the only one getting treated to a special moment at Usher's show — last month Taraji P.
Audiences got their first look at Naomi Ackie as the late iconic American singer Whitney Houston in the new trailer for "I Wanna Dance With Somebody." The biopic is directed by Kasi Lemmons and written by Anthony McCarten, the creator of the critically acclaimed film "Bohemian Rhapsody." Featured in the trailer alongside Ackie is Ashton Sanders who plays Bobby Brown, Stanley Tucci as Davis, Clarke Peters as John Houston, Whitney’s father, and Tamara Tunie as Cissy Houston. With executive producers Clive Davis and Pat Houston, the singer's longtime manager, the film follows a young Whitney from her obscure music career to the height of her fame.
“Off the Wall” and Bobby Brown’s “Don’t Be Cruel.” But more surprisingly, the young artist also took special inspiration from a certain blue-eyed crooner: Frank Sinatra. “It was Frank Sinatra’s ‘My Way’ song that made me think about naming an album ‘My Way,’ ” Usher, 43, told The Post. “My girlfriend at the time was educating me, and she made me listen to it.
Rebecca Rubin Film and Media ReporterSony is bringing the spirit of Whitney Houston to theaters.The studio has released the first trailer for “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” a biographical drama about the life and times of the iconic singer.“The End of the F***ing World” star Naomi Ackie has the daunting task of portraying the legendary vocal powerhouse in the film, along with a cast that includes Ashton Sanders as Bobby Brown and Stanley Tucci as Clive Davis. Clarke Peters will be playing John Houston, Whitney’s father, and Tamara Tunie will be portraying Cissy Houston, Whitney’s mother.Sony describes “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” as a “no-holds-barred portrait of the complex and multifaceted woman behind The Voice.” The film recounts the story of a New Jersey choir girl who became one of the best-selling and most awarded recording artists of all time.
Naomi Ackie is giving fans a look at «the Whitney you never knew» in the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, The Star Wars actress is embodying the late diva in the film, due out this December, and fans got a first look at her portrayal of the legendary vocalist when the first trailer dropped on Thursday.The trailer begins with Whitney's origins as a New Jersey choir girl, who steps on stage for her mother, Cissy (Tamara Tunie), one night when legendary record exec Clive Davis (Stanley Tucci) is in the audience. And the rest is history...The trailer gives a look at some iconic Whitney looks and moments, including her fun «How Will I Know» music video, the sultry «It's Not Right, But It's Okay» look and, of course, her iconic performance of the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXV.The biopic, which is directed by director Kasi Lemmons and written by Anthony McCarten, also stars Ashton Sanders as Bobby Brown, Nafessa Williams as Robyn Crawford, Clarke Peters as John Houston, and more.Watch the full trailer below:Ackie spoke with ET about playing Houston last May, just after her casting was announced, and she made a point to assure fans everywhere that she was «doing the work» to prepare for the massive role. «I’m going to try my best because that woman — it sends shivers down my spine how much she means to me, the world, Black women, African American women,» she said at the time. «I’m going to throw my everything into making sure she is represented properly.” “I just want to tell her story.
Whitney Houston in the new biopic I Wanna Dance With Somebody.The Star Wars actress will take on the role of the music icon in the upcoming film, and revealed in a new interview with NME that she was going for the role while making new film The Score.Asked whether the latter film helped get her in shape for playing Houston, Ackie replied: “I guess so. I remember being told about the audition, around the time we were shooting.“I remember being in a trailer with Will [Poulter] and saying ‘That is insane! There is no way that’s going to happen.
the Wall Street Journal first reported. That’s just slightly less than the $8.99 million she sought when it hit the market in April.The “Together Again” star had owned the condo since 1998 when she purchased it for $2.8 million — or $5.13 million in today’s inflation-adjusted figures — via a legal entity named the Puffy Trust, the Journal noted.
Millie Bobby Brown is back on Netflix with 2 as the streamer confirmed the film sequel will make its debut on the platform on Friday, November 4. The Stranger Things star will not be up against demogorgons but will be on the hunt to crack a mystery.
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling have been together for over a decade, but she still can’t get enough of his face. On Thursday, the actress shared a video of her everyday cleaning must-have, and as she cleaned her iPhone she giggled as she showed off who the lucky person on her lock screen is- none other than The Gray Man star.“Ok here it is! My everyday cleaning must-haves,” she captioned the video. If you’re looking for a similar iPhone towel, Mendes explained she used the wipe envy microfiber towel to make sure Gosling’s face was clean.A post shared by Eva Mendes (@evamendes)Did Khloé Kardashian or True Thompson have the best outfit this week?Elon Music is seemingly against ex and baby mama Grimes’ elf ear surgeryMillie Bobby Brown sparks engagement rumors with Jake BongioviMendes and Gosling are a very private couple, but the actress, who recently starred in Chopped Liver, has been sharing more posts about her movie star husband on her Instagram page.
"Stranger Things" actress Millie Bobby Brown is a college student. Brown, 18, revealed she is an online student at Purdue University during a recent interview with Elle magazine. The "Enola Holmes" star is studying human services, according to the outlet.
Millie Bobby Brown has grown up in front of the world after she catapulted into fame as “Eleven” in Stranger things. The 18-year-old recently sat down with Allure, where she opened up about many aspects of her life, including her public split with TikToker Hunter Ecimovik.
Whitney Houston.mPrior to her tragic passing in February of 2012, this legendary musician reached the heights of the entertainment industry, winning several awards during her almost 40-year career.One cannot tell the story of ESSENCE Magazine without including this Newark, NJ-born songstress. Since her eponymous debut album was released in 1985, Houston has appeared on the cover of ESSENCE a total of four times, each portrait exuding her joyous and fun-loving spirit.Article continues after video.She first appeared on our cover in 1990, fresh off of the success of her chart-topping album I’m Your Baby Tonight.
Jennifer Maas TV Business WriterEntertainment One is expanding its partnership with unscripted production company Creature Films by signing the “Siesta Key” producer to a multiyear overall deal, Variety has learned exclusively.The pact, which is the latest extension of a first-look deal originally signed between eOne and Mark Ford’s Creature Films in 2015, evolves the relationship into exclusive development territory and is good through 2024.Throughout their six-year partnership, Creature Films, which Variety has confirmed recently appointed Pat Lambert as head of development, and eOne have produced MTV’s “Siesta Key,” which was recently renewed for a fifth season, “Behind the Music” for Paramount+, the upcoming Paramount+ doc “The Lady and the Legend” about Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, Amazon’s “Mary J. Blige’s My Life,” Lifetime’s “Wendy Williams: What a Mess,” BET’s “Chronicles,” A&E’s “Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.” and “Biography: Bobby Brown.” Lambert joins Creature Films as head of development from 44 Blue Productions, where he had worked since 2015.
EXCLUSIVE: Key programming continues for the 20th annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF) taking place August 5th – 13th.
the “Butter” boy band. And just to prove that he’s gone from bubblegum to badass, he even drops the F-bomb on on the album-closing “Arson,” of which the fiery video also arrived Friday.“I burned it all/And I wanted it all,” J-Hope raps over an eerie, almost sinister undercurrent.Clearly, with the harder hitting hip-hop of “Jack in the Box” — which finds J-Hope switching between English and Korean — he wants to torch his old BTS image.But the track that perhaps has the biggest hit potential, “= (Equal Sign),” returns J-Hope to poppier territory, delivering a “come together” message with echoes of the Black Eyed Peas and Justin Timberlake hit “Where Is the Love?” Although J-Hope will be making history as the first South Korean artist to headline a major US festival when he rocks Lollapalooza on July 31, the jury is still out on whether he will be able to pull a Timberlake and become a solo superstar.Here, we look back on the hits (Harry Styles) and misses (Nick Carter) when boy-banders have gone solo.MJ set the template for going from a boy band to a solo idol when he left behind his brothers in the Jackson 5 and ascended to the King of Pop throne with the back-to-back blockbusters of 1979’s “Off the Wall,” 1982’s “Thriller” and 1987’s “Bad.” And even though child-molestation allegations before and after his 2009 death have tarnished his legacy, nobody has ever ruled the music world like he once did.The former One Direction heartthrob still sings the group’s biggest hit, “What Makes You Beautiful,” in his concerts.
Zack Sharf SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not watched Episodes 8 and 9 of “Stranger Things 4,” now streaming on Netflix.It seemed for a moment ahead of the launch of “Stranger Things 4” Vol. 2 that the long-running Netflix series might finally pull a “Game of Thrones” and kill off several main characters. Co-creator Ross Duffer told Variety that viewers should be “concerned about the characters” going into the final two episodes of the fourth season, while cast member Joesph Quinn described the season finale as absolute “carnage.”As fans who have watched the final two episodes of “Stranger Things 4” now know, a bloodbath it was not.
Stranger Things star Winona Ryder has been keeping an eye on the Netflix show’s historical accuracy.According to her co-star David Harbour, the actress has had a direct impact on the show’s script, alerting showrunners Matt and Ross Duffer about any ’80s-related inconsistencies she finds.“She’d tell them, ‘This song actually came out in ’85, and you have it in ’83,’” Harbour told Harper’s Bazaar.“She knew all of these minute, tiny details they didn’t even know, and they had to change things in the script based on that… It’s just kind of epic how wild her mind is and how it goes to all these different corners.”In the same interview, Ryder revealed some of the guidance she shared with the young cast members of Stranger Things, having been a child star herself in the ’80s.“I want the kids to understand, this does not happen,” she said. “This is really unusual.
Ryder, now 50, told Harper’s Bazaar in its July issue of the arrest, which temporarily sunk her career. “I was in San Francisco. But I also wasn’t getting offers.
Reality Bites star is opening up about the highs and lows of her rise to fame, including her difficult break-up with her controversial Edward Scissorhands co-star .“That was my Girl, Interrupted real life,” she said in a recent interview in , referring to her post-Depp period. Though the pair were once engaged, they had a tumultuous split in 1993 that resulted in the Pirates star getting his “Winona Forever” tattoo changed to the sadly prophetic “Wino Forever.”Ryder says that even as her career took off, her mental health suffered.
This was not how my interview piece with Millie Bobby Brown was supposed to go. Not that Ms.
Whitney Houston speaks to him from beyond the grave 10 years after her death. He said the singing legend asked him to turn off daughter Bobbi’s life support machine after her drowning. Bobby, 53, said: "Whitney came to me in dreams and said, ‘Let my baby go'.
EXCLUSIVE: Yankerville’s beloved Crank Yankers are coming back for a new season. Comedy Central has set a July premiere date for a now officially-announced Season 7 of Crank Yankers, its Emmy-nominated series from Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla and Daniel Kellison. The series will return with new back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, July 7 at 8 PM on Comedy Central. You can watch a teaser below.
Halsey has said that they’d love to be portrayed by Millie Bobby Brown in a biopic of their life – and the Stranger Things star has responded with a strong indication that she’d be on board for the potential project.Fans have commented on the likeness between the pair for a long time, with Halsey recently adding to the discussion on social media, tweeting earlier this month (June 3): “When are Millie Bobby Brown and I gonna play sisters in something this is getting out of hand.”Yesterday (Jun 13), Halsey appeared on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, and was asked them who should play them in a biopic. He then showed Halsey a photo of herself dressed as Eleven and said: “Here’s who I think should play you.” After joking that Jimmy should play them, Halsey said that Brown “would be great” but that they didn’t think they were “famous enough”.Halsey continued: “No.
Millie Bobby Brown and her boyfriend, Jake Bongiovi, are still going strong. The 20-year-old son of Bon Jovi frontman Jon Bon Jovi showed off his relationship on Instagram this week, giving fans a rare peek at a little PDA bettween him and the Stranger Things star.
Stranger Things on Netflix, you may have wondered if Eleven's flashbacks were filmed years ago, or if they were created with the help of some CGI magic—perhaps a digital de-aging technique like the one used to make Robert De Niro in The Irishman.“cgi younger eleven scarier than the actual monsters," tweeted . Because the internet is just one overused meme after another, young Eleven to the very awkward-looking baby from the Twilight series—a pretty unfair comparison since baby Renesmee was terrifying.But as it turns out, flashback Eleven is neither CGI nor young Millie Bobby Brown, the actress who plays the otherworldly character: She's just the product of really good casting, acting, and directing. This content can also be viewed on the site it from.On Twitter, the official Stranger Things writers’ revealed that young Eleven is played by the actor Martie Blair. With help, she transformed into her mini me. “Shout-out to Martie Blair, who played young Eleven, and to Millie, who directed her every step of the way,” they wrote on Twitter.
Rosie O’Donnell kicked off Pride with a bang. The actress and TV personality wished her followers a happy Pride by sharing a photo of herself and her girlfriend Aimee.Meet Taylor Zakhar Perez, the lead of Amazon’s upcoming gay rom-comMillie Bobby Brown on Will’s sexuality in Stranger Things: ‘He’s just a human being’A post shared by Rosie O’Donnell (@rosie)The photo shows the two smiling at the camera. O’Donnell looks at the camera while Aimee hugs her from behind, showing off her bright pink hair.
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Bobby Brown had his heart set on someone else before he met Whitney Houston. The "Can You Stand the Rain" singer, 53, shared in a new documentary that popstar Janet Jackson was the "crush" of his life as he remembered their relationship. "Janet was the crush of my life," Brown says in the "Biography: Bobby Brown" documentary. "What was it about Janet? Everything. Her little smile, body, her dance moves, her little laugh." Bobby Brown calls Janet Jackson the "crush of my life" in a new documentary titled "Biography: Bobby Brown." (Getty Images) Before Brown met Houston backstage of the Soul Music Train Awards in 1989, he was infatuated with Jackson.
Bobby Brown is sharing his admiration for Janet Jackson.
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