Out this week
- 7 by David Guetta: The French DJ’s seventh album, the follow-up to Listen (2014); includes the singles ‘2U’ (featuring Justin Bieber), ‘Like I Do’ (with Martin Garrix and Brooks), ‘Flames’ (with Sia), and ‘Don’t Leave Me Alone’ (featuring Anne-Marie).
- Cry Pretty by Carrie Underwood: Sixth album by the American country singer; comes after 2015’s Storyteller; includes the songs ‘The Champion’ (featuring Ludacris) and ‘Love Wins’.
- The Predator (starring Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Olivia Munn) - horror, fourth instalment in the Predator film series; a group of mercenaries must protect a small town from invading Predators.
- A Simple Favor (starring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively) - thriller; a small-town blogger (Kendrick) tries to solve the sudden disappearance of her enigmatic best friend (Lively).
Malcolm James McCormick (1992 - 2018)
- Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper): I don’t know what to say. Mac Miller took me on my second tour ever. But beyond helping me launch my career, he was one of the sweetest guys I ever knew. Great man. I loved him for real. I’m completely broken. God bless him.
- Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa): Praying for Mac’s family and that he rest easy.
- Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes): Unreal. So sad. RIP Mac Miller
- Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg): So sad you gone home young Mac. I had to post this to smile and think about the good time we had on the set of this movie, man, God bless ya family. Pittsburgh we lost a real one today.
- Machine Gun Kelly (@machinegunkelly): Mac. This just f***** us all up. You were too rare...damn. From eating frozen chicken wings in my basement to your voice speaking to a generation. You did it homie. Wish this wasn’t even a conversation.
Andrew James Clutterbuck
- Born on 14th September 1973 in London, England, U.K.
- Became interested in acting as a career after spending a summer at London’s National Youth Theatre.
- Studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and adopted Andrew Lincoln as his stage name.
- Made his screen debut in an episode of the British sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey in 1994 before appearing in a number of British television series including This Life (1996 - 1997), Shipwrecked (2000 - 2001), Teachers (2001 - 2003), and Afterlife (2005 - 2006).
- Received wider recognition after appearing in the film Love Actually (2003).
- Has since gained fame portraying the protagonist of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead (2010 - present).
- Married Gael Anderson (the daughter of Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson) in 2006. They have two children, Matilda and Arthur, together.
Also born today: Jessica Brown Findlay, Tinchy Stryder, Amy Winehouse, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Sam Neill
Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Johannes Haukur Johannesson
Director: Albert Hughes
Tagline: Experience the incredible story of how mankind discovered man’s best friend.
- Historical adventure; a young hunter (Kodi Smit-McPhee) befriends an injured wolf during the last ice age.
- A language was created for the rudimentary dialogue spoken throughout the movie; the dialogues are accompanied by English subtitles.
- Had a budget of $51 million; has made nearly $60 million in less than a month.
- Has received positive reviews, with critics praising the visuals and narrative.
- Score composed by Joseph S. DeBeasi.