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Upcoming Attractions: What's New in Entertainment This Week |

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This is a curated collection of content coming to TV, streaming services and music platforms this week, curated by Associated Press entertainment journalists.

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— The nickname Canoeman has a familiar ring to it. But it was like this that I was branded as an English man who pretended to have drowned in insurance fraud. The quirkyly titled miniseries, The Thief, His Wife & The Canoe, is based on the true story of a former prison officer who had plans far from the promises he made to his spouse. A married couple, played by Eddie Marsan (“Sherlock”, “Ray Donovan”) and Monica Dolan (“A Very English Scandal”), leave their sons in the dark and mourn their still-living father. did. to the judge who ultimately presided over the case. The series debuts on his BritBox streaming service on Tuesday.

— “Katrina Babies” reveals the endless damage the hurricane wreaked on New Orleans. The HBO documentary follows New Orleans-born first-time filmmaker Edward Buckles Jr., who was 13 when a deadly hurricane struck in 2005. Combining interviews, Home He movies, animation and archival footage, the film reveals the grief survivors still carry and explores the trauma of multigenerational racism. “Katrina Babies” will debut on his HBO on Wednesday and will be streaming on HBO Max.

— Looking for something to get you through until “The Crown” returns later this year? Try “The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family” on PBS. It’s his three-part documentary series coming out Sundays on PBS and Even casual royal followers may know that Anne Boleyn, her second wife of Henry VIII, was beheaded for adultery and treason. It turns out that Anne’s fate was rooted not only in her lofty ambitions, but also in the ambitions of her power-hungry family. , detailed in the series by dramatic reenactments.

— AP TV Writer Lynn Elver


— As an action star, Sylvester Stallone’s most iconic characters — Rocky Balboa, Rambo — have always relied on normal muscles for his strength. (OK, and some human growth hormones. The movie, which premieres on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, was made by MGM, but it’s been released many times over the past two years before landing exclusively on streaming platforms. Delayed release.

— “Funny Pages,” which hits theaters and video on demand on Friday, points to an even more winding road to release. Owen Kline (son of Kevin Kline and Phoebe Cates) struggled to get noticed in his directorial debut. But after “Uncut Gems” filmmakers Josh and his Benny Safdie signed on as producers, A24 picked up the film and it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight section earlier this year. And the film, a low-budget, grimy coming-of-age story that takes on his ’90s indie ethos, is one of his standout debuts of the year. Daniel Zolgardli stars as a teenage cartoonist who eschews a wealthy family life in Princeton, New Jersey, lives alone in Trenton, and tries to become an artist like R. Crumb.

— In “Me Time,” Kevin Hart plays a stay-at-home dad whose wife (Regina Hall) and kids leave home for the weekend, allowing him to reconnect with an old friend (Mark Wahlberg) . A wild weekend ahead. Stream on Netflix on Friday.

— AP Film Writer Jake Coyle


— If 13 is an unlucky number, don’t tell DJ Khaled. His new album “God Did” is his 13th full-length set, and he teases it on the banger “Staying Alive” with frequent collaborators Drake and Lil Baby. Another obvious combo for Friday’s release, at least according to an Instagram post, is a song by Future and Lil Baby.Khaled also confirmed that Future will feature on the record twice, and a third. In the post, he yelled at two of his rapping buddies for “believing” him. “They don’t believe us. Future believed, Lil Baby believed,” Khaled wrote. If that wasn’t enough, in early August he confirmed that his Jay-Z would be on the record as well.

— Marcus King and his ferocious guitar skills team up again with Black Keys frontman and Grammy Award-winning producer Dan Orbach for album Young Blood on Friday Did. ‘Young Blood’ follows King’s Grammy-nominated album ‘El Dorado’ and features the bluesy, rocking ‘Blood on the Tracks’. Born into a musical family, King’s musical talents have won him fans since his teenage years, and the album is steeped in his ’70s rock and roll. One of the highlights is the free-sounding “Good and Gone” with the opening line, “Look out the window, baby, your man’s coming/Looking suspicious with that gun in his hand.” “is.

— Duncan Shayk returns Friday with a clutch of music of his own after working on theater musicals for a while. It will be released for the first time in a while. Boasting the slinky “Experience,” the Peter Gabriel-esque ballad “Maybe,” and the bouncy electronic “There’s No Telling,” the lyrics include a nod to his theatrical roots “For Me.” The songwriters of “Barely Breathing” have made second names on stage, including Broadway shows Spring Awakening and American Psycho, as well as the new “NOIR.”

— AP Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy