WONDER PARK TRAILER DROPS: “It’s time to open the park,” blares an announcement in the first official trailer for Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies’s upcoming Wonder Park. The film stars Jennifer Garner, Matthew Broderick, John Oliver, Mila Kunis, Kenan Thompson and others, and follows the story of a young girl (Brianna Denski) who once designed an amusement park that now sits rusted. Garner voices her mom. The movie is set to hit theaters March 15, 2019, with an animated Nickelodeon television series coming in 2019.
MTV TO REVIVE SPRING BREAK: MTV Spring Break will return March 19-21 at the Grand Oasis Hotel in Cancun, Mexico, with musical performances and celeb guests. For the first time, MTV will also host alternative Spring Break events for young activists. MTV also recently announced the purchase of SnowGlobe Music Festival, extending its push into live events. Spring Break will return for the first time since 2005. Will you tune in?
NETFLIX GREENLIGHTS EXPLAINED FOR SEASON 2: The docuseries Explained will provide yet more answers to pressing questions, Netflix and Vox reveal. The weekly short-term series explores a variety of global topics, including cryptocurrency, tattoos and monogamy. Christian Slater, Rachel Bloom, Kevin Smith, Jerry Springer and Rachel McAdams helped narrate the first season.
OUT100 HONORS EMMA GONZALEZ, QUEER EYE, OTHERS: Out Magazine has announced its annual Out100 list of the most influential LGBTQ figures of the year. cover stars include Billy Porter, who wins the organization’s performance of the year for Pose; Sophie for artist of the year; and activist Emma Gonzalez for newsmaker of the year. The entertainers of the year recipients, the cast of Queer Eye (Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness), also appears as cover stars. Other honorees include Cynthia Nixon, for hero of the year in her advocacy and bid for governor of New York; designer Jeremy Scott for stylemaker of the year; transgender activist Renee Richards (receiving the legend distinction); and World of Wonder founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey, who are recognized as media pioneers.