Out this week
* Motordrome by MØ: Third album by the Danish singer; follows 2018’s Forever Neverland; includes the singles ‘Live to Survive’, ‘Kindness’, ‘Brad Pitt’, ‘Goosebumps’, and ‘New Moon’.
* Cyrano (starring Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Ben Mendelsohn) – musical romantic drama, based on the stage musical that was inspired by the 1897 Edmond Rostand play Cyrano de Bergerac; too self-conscious to woo the beautiful Roxanna (Bennett) himself, gifted poet Cyrano de Bergerac (Dinklage) instead helps bring her together with the man (Harrison Jr.) she has fallen for.
* The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild (with the voices of Simon Pegg, Aaron Harris, Vincent Tong) – animation, sixth film in the Ice Age franchise; possum brothers Crash and Eddie find themselves on a mission to save the Lost World from dinosaur domination.
* Home Team (starring Kevin James, Taylor Lautner, Rob Schneider, Jackie Sandler) – sports comedy, inspired by actual events; following his suspension from the NFL, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton (James) coaches his 12-year-old son’s football team.
* The Fallout (starring Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler, Niles Fitch, Will Ropp) – drama; a high-school student (Ortega) navigates emotional trauma following a school shooting.
Ariel Winter Workman
* Born on 28th January 1998 in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.
* Is the younger sister of actors Shanelle Workman and Jimmy Workman.
* Started acting as a child.
* Was emancipated in her teens and removed from her mother’s guardianship because of evidence of emotional abuse.
* Gained recognition after being cast as Alex Dunphy in the sitcom Modern Family (2009 – 2020) that achieved global popularity.
* Voiced the titular character in the animated series Sofia the First (2012 – 2018).
* Has also appeared in films including The Chaperone (2011), Safelight (2015), and The Last Movie Star (2017).
* Upcoming movies include the thriller Don’t Log Off and crime drama Crimelands.
Also born today: Will Poulter, Tom Hopper, J. Cole, Elijah Wood, Nick Carter, Joey Fatone, Sarah McLachlan, Frank Skinner, Alan Alda
Cast: Melissa Barrera, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Marley Shelton, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Neve Campbell
Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
Tagline: It’s always someone you know.
* Horror thriller; a new killer puts on the Ghostface mask and starts targeting teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s past.
* Is the fifth instalment in the Scream film series. Serves as a direct sequel to Scream 4 (2011).
* Is the first film in the series not directed by Wes Craven who died in 2015.
* Had a $24 million budget. Has made around $55 million in a week.
* Has received positive reviews from critics.
* Score composed by Brian Tyler.
* Could potentially be followed by further instalments.