Brit + Co’s Weekly Entertainment Planner: ‘Sierra Burgess Is a Loser,’ ‘You,’ and More!
Welcome to Brit + Co’s Weekly Entertainment Planner! Each week, we highlight one thing we’re excited about in six categories — movies, TV, music, streaming services, podcasts, and a bonus pick from all of the above — to help you navigate your week in watching and listening. Check out our picks for the week of September 3 to 9 below. Your eyes and your ears will thank us!
Peppermint (September 7): Jennifer Garner returns to her Alias roots with her first action role in 11 years, and it looks like a wild one: She plays a mother seeking vigilante justice for the men who killed her husband and daughter in a drive-by shooting. Check it out in theaters when it opens on September 7. (Photo via STXFilms)
You (September 9):Gossip Girl alum Penn Badgley returns to TV in the latest from current teen-drama TV king Greg Berlanti. Badgley plays Joe, a bookstore manager who falls in love with a customer and proceeds to become her stalker. You premieres on Lifetime on Sunday, September 9. (Photo courtesy of Lifetime)
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (September 7): Netflix’s latest teen rom-com stars Stranger Things/Riverdale actress Shannon Purser and the internet’s current obsession, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before‘s Noah Centineo, and given the streaming service’s track record lately, this one is a can’t-miss. Check it out on Netflix starting on Friday, September 7. (Photo via Aaron Epstein/Netflix)
We Need to Talk About Britney: Writer and actress Jen Zaborowski (Heathers, Like Father) is joined by guests such as Casey Wilson and Mandy Moore to dive deep on her longtime obsession with Britney Spears. Honestly, same. Listen online, and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
Carrie Underwood, “Love Wins” (August 31): Carrie Underwood is getting political on the second single from her forthcoming sixth album. “Politics and prejudice, how the hell’d it ever come to this / When everybody’s gotta pick a side, it don’t matter if you’re wrong or right,” she sings, seemingly addressing the current political climate in the US. Cry Pretty is out September 14, and in the meantime, you can listen to “Love Wins” here. (Photo via Jason Kempin/Getty for CMT)
Atypical season 2 (September 7): The critically acclaimed show about a teenage boy coming of age with autism is set for season 2 on Netflix. Check it out when it launches on Friday, September 7. (Photo via Beth Dubber/Netflix)