Weekend Watchers (6/21): Movie Openings – On TV – Movie Update

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Opening today (Friday June 21st) is the new drama from director Sophia Coppola, The Bling Ring, starring Emma Watson, Leslie Mann, Taissa Farmiga, Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Claire Julien and Georgia Rock. Based on actual events, the film follows a group of teenagers obsessed with fashion and celebrity who burglarize celebrities’ homes in Los Angeles.

Opening today (Friday June 21st) is the new animated family film, Monsters University, with Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Sean Hayes, Charlie Day, Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, Bobby Moynihan and Joel Murray lending ther voices. Before they worked at Monsters Inc. and were inseparable, Sully and Mike couldn’t stand each other. The film follows Mike and Sully, in school, as they overcome their differences to become best friends.

Opening today (Friday June 21st) is the new action/adventure movie, World War Z, starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, Matthew Fox and David Morse. The film follows a U.N. employee, played by Pitt, who is forced to race agains time as he travels the world trying to stop the outbreak of a deadly Zombie pandemic.



•    MAD MEN – (season finale) Don has difficulties.
•    THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY – Teresa loses it after running into her brother; Melissa struggles with a secret from her past.
•    KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS – Bruce deals with his hearing loss; Kris worries she might have a stalker.
•    TRUE BLOOD – Jason and Sookie meet a long lost relative.


Movie Updates


Anchorman 2 Trailer

Kanye’s “Black Skinhead” in “The Wolf Of Walstreet”- The movie is about a New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration.


Robert Downey Jr. signs on as Iron Man for ‘The Avengers 2’ and ‘The Avengers 3’.  Still no confirmation on Iron Man 4.


KEVIN HART’S EX-WIFE TO STAR IN NEW REALITY SHOW: Kevin Hart’s ex-wife Torrei Hart has revealed that she will be delving into the reality TV world. She said, “The producers of ‘Hollywood Exes,’ we’re working with them right now. We have the cast together, fingers crossed it looks like something will be happening very soon. The cast that we put together is a very good cast and it’s not going to be just like ‘Hollywood Exes’ in that vain. We’re not going to be fighting. It’s gonna be wives, some ex-wives, some big players in Hollywood, real estate money managing people.”

KEVIN HART TO STAR IN NEW COMEDY: Kevin Hart is set to star in an untitled comedy written by the co-creators of The Break Up. In the film, Kevin’s character Jimmy will provide best man services for grooms who don’t have best friends. No word yet on a release date.

MARTIN LAWRENCE’S EX-WIFE TO STAR ON HOLLYWOOD EXES: Shamicka Lawrence — the ex-wife of Martin Lawrence will join the cast of Hollywood Exes. The cast also includes Nicole Murphy, ex-wife of Eddie Murphy, Sheree Fletcher, ex-wife of Will Smith, Andrea Kelly, ex-wife of R. Kelly, Jessica Conseco, ex-wife of Jose Canseco, and Mayte Garcia, ex-wife of Prince.

‘THE REAL’ GETS A PREMIERE DATE: Fox has announced that the new talk show The Real will begin a four-week test run on July 15th. The all-female panel will include Tamera Mowry-Housley, Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, and Jeannie Mai. The show will air in seven markets: LA, NY, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Houston, and Tampa.


Weekend Watchers happens every Mondays at 9:55a and Fridays 9:55a with @MinaSayWhat on @power99philly.



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