Upcoming movies, TV shows and albums are much anticipated by audiences
By Jane Eskildsen,’15
Ed Sheeran: X
English singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran recently revealed his newest album entitled X, or Multiply. It will be released on June 23. Sheeran’s previous album, +, was released in September 2011. It was multi-platinum and sparked media and fan attention in the U.S. Sheeran’s most popular songs include “Give Me Love” and “A-Team.” In 2012, Sheeran made a guest appearance in Taylor Swift’s album, Red. Sheeran has also accompanied One Direction on tour and carries the same fan base. He was nominated for Best New Artist at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. With songs such as “Sing,” “Mess” and “Runaway,” the tracklist is sure to give fans exactly what they want.
The Fault in Our Stars
The best selling novel, The Fault in Our Stars, written by well-known Young Adult author, John Green, is making its way to the big screen. Starring Ansel Elgort and Shailene Woodley as the main love interest, the movie premieres on June 6. Clips from the movie have been released creating a good foresight into what is to come.This heartwarming love story features two teenage cancer patients who meet at Cancer Kids Support group. They subsequently fall in love and go on a series of adventures together. The recent release of the newest trailer cued tears from the majority of the female audience and is much anticipated among fans.
24: Live Another Day
After a three year long gap, the much missed show, 24, will continue on May 5. This action-packed drama features Keifer Sutherland as Jack Bauer, an agent for a Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) in California. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Jack Bauer. 24 is critically acclaimed and has won numerous awards including Best Drama Series at the 2003 Golden Globe Awards and Outstanding Drama Series at the 2006 Primetime Emmy Awards. The new season is predicted to be a hit for its audience.
The Purge: Anarchy
In this horror thriller, a couple’s car breaks down right as the purge begins. The Purge is an annual event enacted by the government, in which all crimes become legal for 12 hours and all emergency services are terminated. The first Purge movie followed a family who was trapped in a house surrounded by criminals ready to take any means necessary on the night of the purge. Although not received with much thrill from reviewers like Entertainment Weekly, Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes, the sequel is expected to have a wider reach.