New this week: ‘Dune,’ ‘Invasion’ and an Elton John album | Entertainment

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Here’s a selection curated by The Involved Press’ amusement journalists of what’s arriving on Tv set, streaming solutions and tunes platforms this 7 days.


— Denis Villeneuve’s somberly majestic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 cult sci-fi novel “Dune,” with its grand-scale architecture and thundering sonic blasts, would definitely be finest skilled on the huge screen. But “Dune” will be streaming concurrently on HBO Max commencing Friday, Oct. 22 giving audiences a option in how and wherever to see a person of the year’s most predicted spectacles. “Dune” stars Timothée Chalamet as the heir to the Household Atreides, which has taken about the mining of a important resource on the desert world of Arrakis. Minimal goes according to system on Arrakis, exactly where locals rebel versus the industrial occupiers and other troubles mount. The starry forged consists of Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Zendaya and Javier Bardem. But the greatest charm of “Dune” may perhaps be its sweeping sands and grand sci-fi cinematography.

— In “Four Hrs at the Capitol,” filmmaker Jamie Roberts goes moment-by-moment by the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump searching for to overturn the election final results. The 92-minute movie, debuting Wednesday on HBO and HBO Max, involves to start with-hand accounts of the day from lawmakers, police officers, protesters and rioters. Much more than 630 individuals have been billed in the insurrection.

—AP Film Writer Jake Coyle


— Elton John may possibly be sporting a mask on his album deal with, but he’s completely ready to unleash his voice and a forged of popular performers on his new giving “The Lockdown Periods.” It is a collaborative album for the multi-Grammy winner who recorded most of the tunes over the earlier 18 months following he put his dwell tour on hold due to the fact of the pandemic. The 16-observe album is led by the solitary “Cold Heart (Pnau remix)” with Dua Lipa. The album presents a numerous lineup of collaborations together with Stevie Marvel, Lil Nas X, Stevie Nicks, Brandi Carlile, Eddie Vedder, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and Younger Thug. John claimed some of the recording classes ended up held remotely by using Zoom, which he’s by no means completed ahead of for the duration of his vocation. He claimed recording “Lockdown Sessions” took him out of his “comfort zone into wholly new territory.”

— Rapper Nas will just take portion in an personal conversation for the duration of a week crammed with other events at the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles. The hip-hop legend together with producer Hit-Boy will discuss on Tuesday the recording procedure powering the rapper’s extremely acclaimed album “King’s Condition,” which landed him his very first-at any time Grammy. Other Grammy Museum occasions contain a unique system on Monday to discuss George Harrison and Eric Clapton’s famous and tumultuous friendship that shaped their occupations and rock tunes in the early 1970s. On Friday, Debbie Gibson will discuss about her thriving job in songs and acting along with her new album, “The Human body Remembers.” Gibson expects to execute.

— AP Amusement Author Jonathan Landrum Jr.


— “Invasion” has the possible to be a lesson in geography and a travelogue with aliens. As extraterrestrials attempt a global land-get, the 10-section Apple Television+ drama tracks the fallout for persons across continents. Between individuals whose tales are instructed: A rural American sheriff (Sam Neill), a U.S soldier (Shamier Anderson) stationed in the Middle East, and a Japanese aerospace technician (Shioli Kutsuna). The creators consist of Simon Kinberg (“X-Men” and “Deadpool” films) and David Weil (“Hunters”). Three episodes will be launched Friday, Oct. 22, with new episodes out weekly.

— Issa Rae’s groundbreaking comedy “Insecure” commences its fifth and ultimate year Sunday, Oct. 24, on HBO (10 p.m. EDT). Primarily based in portion on her lifetime and on her world-wide-web series “The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Lady,” the series follows Rae’s fictional counterpart, Issa Dee, and very best pal Molly (Yvonne Orji) as a result of the highs and lows of really like and career. Rae’s personal star has soared, with flicks (“The Photograph,” “The Lovebirds”), a file label and additional to appear. In an 2017 interview, Rae stated it was worthwhile that “Insecure” had established completely wrong the naysayers who claimed its genuine tales about figures of colour wouldn’t obtain an audience.

— AP Television Writer Lynn Elber

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