While 2020 has been a bust for most of the world, it's been panning out pretty well for Pete Davidson. The SNL star released a Netflix special, starred in the Hulu film Big Time Adolescence, and now he's heading an upcoming comedy for Judd Apatow. Co-written by Davidson, the film follows Scot who, like the actor, lost his father while fighting fires during the 9/11 attacks. Also starring Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, and Maude Apatow, and Steve Buscemi, The King of Staten Island will take the new-normal approach to movie releases with a video on demand debut on June 12, 2020
TNT returns to Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette's frozen wasteland for a televisions series. Like the Bong Joon-ho-directed film, the TV adaptation will follow the passengers aboard the Snowpiercer as they travel through the icy apocalypse, seven years after the initial disaster. Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly take the lead when the series debuts on May 17, 2020
Sushi making is an art of its own. To honor the tradition, London-based director and 3D designer Jonathan Lindgren created this short film. The two-minute tribute draws influence from Japanese manga and anime along with Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs, and is tied together with a score by Luke Brown from The Soundery and the voice over work of Yoshi Amao. Enjoy.
Like almost everything else in life, the Coronavirus pandemic has now delayed Weezer's upcoming album Van Weezer until further notice. In the meantime, the band is releasing the record's second single "Hero." The accompanying video features quarantined fans passing along a thank you letter to the "stay at home dreamers, the zoom graduators, the sourdough bakers, and the essential workers," from frontman River Cuomo.