Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tonya Harding Lead Atletes Competing On Dancing with the Stars!

DANCING WITH THE STARS: ATHLETES – Keo Motsepe and Olympic gold medalist (softball) Jennie Finch Daigle – Photo by Craig Sjodin/Courtesy of ABC.

If you want to see an all-time great NBA star, a controversial figure skating champ, an NCAA buzzer beating women’s basketball hero, the highest-paid NFL cornerback and other elite athletes – past and current – you can see them all when ABC’s Dancing with the Stars: Athletes premieres on Monday, April 30th (8/7C).

The list of competitors includes author, pundit, activist and all-time NBA great,Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; retired figure skater Tonya Harding; the woman who sank buzzer beaters in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Fur and Championship Game, Arike Ogunbowale; Washington Redskins’ cornerback,Josh Norman; baseball great,Johnny Damon;Olympic figure skater/activist,Adam Rippon and more.

Details follow.

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BLACK PANTHER: ON MAY 8TH THE KING COMES HOME!

The number one superhero movie in America comes home on May 8th on Digital and May 15th on Blu-ray, 4K and On Demand.

The Black Panther home video release will include never-before-seen extras: feature commentary from director Ryan Coogler; deleted scenes; outtakes; and several making-of featurettes.

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MARVEL STUDIOS THANKS FANS FOR DECADE OF INSPIRATION IN NEW VIDEO!

As the premiere date for Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War approaches, the stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe reach out to thank their fans for a decade of inspiration in a new video.

Avengers: Infinity War premieres on April 27th.

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AMC Greenlights Adaptation of NOS4A2!

Joe Hill’s novel, NOS4A2 is being adapted for television by AMC.

Based on the best-selling novel by Joe Hill, NOS4A2 introduces Vic McQueen, a young, working class artist who discovers she has a supernatural ability to track the seemingly immortal Charlie Manx – who feeds off the souls of children.

Jami O’Brien (“Fear The Walking Dead,” “Hell On Wheels”) created the show for television, and will serve as showrunner. The show will premiere in 2019.

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DEATH IS LARGER THAN MEDICINE TRAILER: END GAME!

Where will loved ones spend their last days? Who will be in the room? What feelings and secrets need to be shared with family before it is too late?

Academy Award-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (The Times of Harvey Milk, The Celluloid Closet, Paragraph 175) probe these questions and more in the context of two San Francisco Bay Area medical facilities on the forefront of creating new paradigms for end of life decisions with grace. This Netflix original documentary short launches May 4.

**Official Selection of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and San Francisco International Film Festival**

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CHOMP! TRAILER: THE MEG!

The Meg – Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) and friend – Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

The trailer for the movie adaptation of Steve Alten’s best-selling novel, The Meg, has been released and it looks pretty scary (the Meg is a megalodon – a prehistoric shark that could swallow a good-sized human being whole).

The Meg has a terrific cast – Jason Statham, Ruby Rose, Rainn Wilson, Robert Taylor, Masi Oka and bingbing Li among them.

The Meg opens on August 10th.

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What to Watch This Weekend: Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to What To Watch This Weekend, a weekly series dedicated to helping figure out which films you should enjoy in the near future. On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a surprisingly entertaining, comedic, and often heart-felt adventure about four teenagers who are transported into a video game inhabiting avatars that drastically deviate from their real life personas.

What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

 

NBC’S HIGH-CONCEPT DRAMA REVERIE PREMIERES IN MAY; MARLON RETURNS IN JUNE!

REVERIE – Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi) and Charlie Ventana (Dennis Haysbert) – Photo by Sergei Bachlakov/Courtesy of NBC.

NBC’s intriguing new series, Reverie – about a woman who is enlisted to save people from being stuck in virtual reality – will premiere on Wednesday, May 30 (10/9C). Full series description follows below.

Last summer’s top-rated scripted series, Marlon, will return on Thursday, June 14th with two new episodes (9/8C).

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