This Weekend’s Movie & TV Heat: 21 Bridges, Ciara Hosts the AMA’s & More!

Opening nationwide on Friday via ABC Air Power Prep:

Frozen II — Three years after the events of the first film, Elsa, voiced once again by Idina Menzel, starts to hear a strange sound from the north calling her. Elsa, her sister Anna, Kristoff and Olaf — played respectively by Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Gosh Gad — and Kristoff’s reindeer companion Sven, travel beyond their homeland of Arendelle to discover the origin of Elsa’s magical powers and save their kingdom. Additional voices include Sterling K. Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton, Jason Ritter and Rachel Matthews. Rated PG.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood — Tom Hanks stars in this film, inspired by the real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and award-winning journalist Tom Junod, who begrudgingly accepted an assignment to profile the iconic children’s TV host and gained a new perspective on life. Matthew Rhys and Chris Cooper also star. Rated PG.

21 Bridges – Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman stars in this thriller about an embattled NYPD detective who gets a shot at redemption after being called to help in a citywide manhunt for a cop killer. As the search intensifies, authorities go to extreme measures to prevent the killers from escaping Manhattan by closing all 21 bridges to the island. Stephan James, Taylor Kitsch, Sienna Miller, Keith David and J. K. Simmons also star. Rated R.

Saturday night it’s part one of OWN’S Love & Marriage: Huntsville Reunion. We’ll see the Holts and the Scotts face off, as host Egypt Sherrod gets the tea to spill! Check it out at 8pm. Here’s a preview.

More drama on RHOA this Sunday on Bravo at 7pm. We’ll see what happened when Nene and Cynthia come face-to-face at the Pride parade. While Porsha talks to her therapist about the Dennis cheating situation — while she was pregnant! It appears she may regret moving fast with Dennis.

That’ll be followed by Married to Medicine, it’s time for the couple’s trip – except one person. Miss Quad Webb is still going, despite being single. Some gave it a side eye but Dr. Simone insisted on her invite. So how’s it gonna go this time?

Ciara is fulfilling her dream as she prepares to host the American Music Awards Sunday night. Speaking to Access Hollywood’s Sibley Scoles, she said hubby Russell Wilson is giving her great support.

Last year, Ciara performed “Level Up” with Missy Elliott at the AMAS. This year, performers will include Lizzo, Travis Scott, and Post Malone. The 2019 American Music Awards will air live from Los Angeles Sunday, November 24 7pm, on ABC.

In future TV heat, ABC announced that Curtis 50 Cent Jackson’s new legal drama For Life, will premiere on Tuesday, February 11th. Inspired by the true-life story of Isaac Wright Jr., it’s about incarcerated Aaron Wallace, who becomes a lawyer, fighting cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit.Here’s a peek.

On a fun note, AMA nominee Cardi B is starring in Pepsi’s new holiday “Gift It Forward” campaign in a new fantasy commercial titled, “A Cardi Carol.”

Enjoy your weekend!