Lacking the manic gusto that made its highly lucrative predecessor such a success, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again will appeal only to ABBA devotees who want more of the same thing they got last time with somewhat diminished results.
Legendary singer and gay icon, Cher, will be releasing her first album in 12 years. She will appear on the season finale of NBC’s The Voice on June 18 to perform “Woman’s World” the first single off the new record. This will be her first live television appearance in over a decade.
This week’s new releases include: the musical Burlesque, starring Christina Aguilera; James Franco’s drama, 127 Hours; the farcical dramatic comedy, Love and Other Drugs; plus a look at Faster, and Bambi.
Opening this week at a theatre near you: Christina Aguilera and Cher star in the musical, Burlesque; Disney debuts their latest animated comedy, Tangled, starring Mandy Moore; Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal fall for each other in Love and Other Drugs; and a look at Faster, starring Dwayne Johnson.
Superstar singers Cher and Christina Aguilera will finally share the big screen together on November 24 as director Steven Antin’s steamy Burlesque opens in theatres.