Out this week
* Portals by Melanie Martinez: The American singer’s third album; follows her sophomore record K–12 (2019); led by the single ‘Death’.
* In Pieces by Chlöe: Debut solo album by the Chloe x Halle singer; includes the songs ‘How Does It Feel’ (with Chris Brown), ‘Told Ya’ (featuring Missy Elliott), and ‘Cheatback’ (featuring Future).
* Murder Mystery 2 (starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Mark Strong, Mélanie Laurent) – action comedy, sequel to 2019’s Murder Mystery; struggling to get their private eye agency going, Nick (Sandler) and Audrey (Aniston) find themselves at the centre of an abduction when their friend is kidnapped at his own wedding.
* Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (starring Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Regé-Jean Page, Justice Smith) – action comedy, based on the tabletop role-playing game; a group of unlikely adventurers embark on a quest to retrieve a lost relic.
* Tetris (starring Taron Egerton, Toby Jones, Nikita Yefremov, Roger Allam) – biographical drama; chronicles the legal battle around securing the intellectual property rights to the game Tetris in the late 1980s.
* Spinning Gold (starring Jeremy Jordan, Wiz Khalifa, Jason Isaacs, Jason Derulo) – biographical drama; follows the life and career of Casablanca Records founder Neil Bogart (Jordan) as he discovers, signs, and pushes iconic musical acts to stardom.
* Space Oddity (starring Kyle Allen, Alexandra Shipp, Madeline Brewer, Kevin Bacon) – sci-fi romcom; a man tries to secure insurance to go on a one-way trip to Mars.
Jack Michael Antonoff
* Born on 31 March 1984 in Bergenfield, New Jersey, U.S.
* Is the second of three children. His younger sister, Sarah, died of brain cancer at age 13.
* Formed the band Outline with school friends in 1998. The outfit dissolved in 2002.
* Subsequently formed the band Steel Train (2002 – 2013), then joined Fun. (2008 – 2015; on hiatus since), before embarking on a solo project under the name Bleachers in 2014.
* Also works as a songwriter and record producer with various artists, including Taylor Swift, Lorde, Lana Del Rey, the 1975, and Carly Rae Jepsen.
* Is engaged to actress Margaret Qualley.
Also born today: Brian Tyree Henry, Kate Micucci, Ewan McGregor, Angus Young, Rhea Perlman, Al Gore, Christopher Walken