Here’s All the Culture News You Missed This Week
For this reason, Emmy-winning Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany made headlines this week.
From Tatiana Maslany as She hulk For all of Apple’s new content subscription plans in Marvel’s upcoming Disney + series, here’s all the news you remember this week.
Tatiana Maslany was declared as She-Hulk
orphan Black Star (and Saskatchewan origin) Tatiana Maslany will play the lead role in Marvel’s upcoming She hulk Series for Disney +. The final major character co-produced by Stan Lee, She-Hulk’s human alter ego is Jennifer Walters, who derives her powers from her cousin Bruce Banner (aka The Hulk) following an emergency blood transfusion. Stay tuned for more information.
Drew Barrymore launches a talk show
Drew Barrymore is back on our screens, this time as a talk show host. First episode of Drew Barrymore Show Premiered on September 14 with CBS Charlie’s Beloved Reunion. Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu closed the show to join Barrymore, followed by guests such as Reese Witherspoon, Gabrielle Union, Charlize Theron and Billy Porter from the first week. In addition to the interviews, Barrymore does a bizarre daily news segment, monologue and more. “I’m not a person, I’m not a mood, I’m not a gimmick, I’m a mixed bag myself,” she said during a virtual press conference. “I want a show that represents all the different things we’re interested in.”
Apple launches a new subscription plan
Announced earlier this week and rolled out in the fall, there is a new subscription service that will give users access to Apple Music, Apple TV +, iCloud and more in a single package. Three different plans will be available: Personal, including Apple Music, Apple TV +, Apple Arcade and 50GB iCloud storage CAD 15.95 per month; The family, which includes Apple Music, Apple TV +, Apple Arcade and 200GB iCloud storage CAD 20.95 per month; And the premiere, which includes Apple Music, Apple TV +, Apple Arcade, Apple News +, Apple Fitness + (a new Apple Watch fitness experience coming later this year) and 2TB of iCloud storage for CAD 33.95 per month. Both Family and Premier plans can be shared by six family members. While the Apple One Individual and Family plans will be available in over 100 countries and territories, the Premier plan will only be available in Australia, Canada, the UK and the US.
Instagram launches new accessibility features
Instagram recently introduced AI-powered automatic video captions for IGTV to make it easier and more accessible for deaf and hard-hearing communities to use the platform’s video services. To begin with, this feature will be available in sixteen languages globally. According to Instagram, as more people use closed captions in this new feature, AI will begin to learn and improve in quality.
And ICYMI: We spoke to Noah Reid about his new short film, which premiered at TIFF this week, and the ending Shit creek.