Bridgerton: Netflix says drama is its biggest series ever

Netflix said 82 million households tuned into Bridgerton in its first 28 days online. The show hit the number one spot in 83 countries and made the top 10 in every country it operates in except Japan, making it the streaming giant’s “biggest series ever.” Bridgerton’s colorful costumes, wisteria-fronted homes and entertaining storylines were celebrated globally as many fans turned …

Beauty and the Beast’s Gaston, Luke Evans, to Play the Coachman in Pinocchio Remake

Luke Evans will reportedly star in another Disney film, with a villainous role in the upcoming Pinocchio. Evans, who played Gaston in the 2017 live-action Beauty and the Beast, is set to play another villain, the Coachman, in Pinocchio. Tom Hanks is set to star as Geppetto. The movie was announced at Disney’s Investor Day in December and will debut …

Justin Timberlake doesn’t want to be ‘weirdly private’ about his kids

Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel want to keep their children out of the spotlight for good reason. Timberlake recently appeared on actor Dax Shepard’s “Armchair Expert” podcast and explained why he and Biel try to limit their children’s exposure to fame. He said, “I try to be conscious of making sure we can live a life where we’re not …

Keira Knightley rules out sex scenes directed by men

Keira Knightley has said she will not appear in nude scenes for films that have a male director. The 35-year-old actress said: “I don’t have an absolute ban (on filming nude scenes), but I kind of do with men. It’s partly vanity and also it’s the male gaze.” The topic of how actors are treated while filming sex scenes has …

JoJo Siwa: YouTube star ‘never been this happy’ after coming out

YouTube star JoJo Siwa has told fans she has “never been so happy” after coming out on social media. On Twitter, Siwa, 17, shared a photo of herself wearing a T-Shirt with the words ‘Best. Gay. Cousin. Ever.’ printed on it. She later told fans she was not ready to put a label on her sexuality, but that coming out …

Bond film “No Time to Die” delayed for third time

The release of the next James Bond film has been delayed for a third time because of the coronavirus pandemic. “No Time to Die” had already been pushed back twice, and will now debut globally on October 8, an announcement on the film’s website said. It had originally been due to hit screens in April 2020. The film is the …

Bridgerton re-imagined on TikTok by US singer Abigail Barlow

Bridgerton has been re-imagined on social media platform TikTok by singer Abigail Barlow. She shared, “I’ve always posted my original music on TikTok so this was no different.” The American has started work on a musical version of the hit Netflix show. So far it includes original songs based on the show. Other users can add their own verses using …

‘WandaVision’ flexes some different muscles as Marvel adds its power to Disney+

Marvel flexes different muscles with “WandaVision,” leveraging major assets while stretching its creative formula in this first series for Disney+. The result wields more of a scalpel than a hammer, celebrating the history of TV while very slowly pulling the viewer into an enticing “The Twilight Zone”-esque mystery. The first three episodes of the nine-part series prove stingy with significant …

‘Tiger’ puts Tiger Woods’ life and career back under the microscope

There’s a salacious aspect to “Tiger,” an HBO documentary about Tiger Woods, since what happened in Vegas — and elsewhere — definitely didn’t stay there. This engrossing two-part film captures the forces that shaped the golf legend, renewing appreciation for his staggering talent while waving a cautionary flag about how it was forged. At its core, “Tiger” represents the oldest …