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‘Expend4bles’ introduces Megan Fox and 50 Cent as new blood, Kim Kardashian shows off dramatic acting talent in new ‘American Horror Story’ episode, Kim Petras releases surprise release ‘Problématique’

The It List is Yahoo’s weekly roundup of the best in pop culture, including movies, music, TV, streaming, games, books, podcasts and more. Here are our picks for September 18 to 24, including the best deals we could find for each.

WATCH IT: Kim Kardashian stars in the latest edition of American horror story: delicate

In a rare acting role, The KardashianS’ star plays the girlfriend of Emma Roberts’ lead character in this season of Ryan Murphy’s AHS, film star Anna Victoria Alcott, who is thrilled to be pregnant after several failed IVF attempts. But the bliss doesn’t last long as creepy things start happening that no one else understands, like a mysterious woman following her. “You have a special tendency to turn dreams into nightmares,” Kardashian’s Siobhan tells Anna in one scene. As usual for Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s Emmy-winning anthology series, this season is packed with recognizable names and faces, including Cara Delevingne; Billie Lourd; Denis O’Hare; Matt Czuchry and Leslie Grossman. – Raechal Shewfelt

American horror story: delicate premieres Wednesday, September 20 at 10 p.m FX.

LOOK AT IT: The expendables franchise returns with a mix of old and new faces, and one last hurray for Sylvester Stallone

This action-adventure franchise returns after an attempt to give the third installment broader appeal with a PG-13 rating that backfired a bit, resulting in poor box office results and disgruntled fans. So now they’re back with an R rating for round four, along with some familiar faces like Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, and Sylvester Stallone, in his final appearance as Barney Ross, the leader of the Expendables. This time around, the cast will include Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Megan Fox and Andy García as the Expendables set out to stop a top terrorist organization from smuggling nuclear warheads and sparking a conflict between the United States and Russia. — Kyle Moss

Expend4bles premieres Friday, September 22 in theaters; visit Fandango for showtimes and ticket information.

STREAM IT: Gael García Bernal delivers a knockout as a Lucha libre wrestler Cassandro

Oscar-winning director Roger Ross Williams makes his narrative debut with Cassandro, and boy is it a triumph, as charming as it is inspiring. Gael García Bernal plays Saúl Armendáriz, the real-life gay lucha libre from El Paso, Texas, who rises above his punching bag status as an ‘exotico’ to become one of Mexico’s most beloved luchadores. could just be the Y Tu Mamá También And Coconut best career actor. During the pre-streaming days Cassandro is the type of film that can have audiences cheering in the aisles. The film is now showing in limited theaters, but most people will watch it at home. However, don’t forget that you can still stand up and cheer from your living room. Watch an exclusive clip above. — Kevin Polwy

Cassandro premieres on Friday, September 22 Prime Video.

LOOK AT IT: Invisible beauty repeats the groundbreaking fashion career of Bethann Hardison

From walking the runways in the ’70s to overseeing the next generation of top American models, Bethann Hardison is one of the most important and influential figures in the industry. Now in her 70s, Hardison looks back on her many, many breakthroughs in the world Invisible beauty, which she co-directs with Frédéric Tcheng. Testimonials to her greatness are given by fashion-conscious figures such as Zendaya, Naomi Campbell and Tyson Beckford, who note how Hardison broke barriers for black models and designers in particular. In this exclusive clip from the film, Hardison recalls the day she got her first big check in the modeling game. — E.A

Invisible beauty premieres Friday, September 22 in theaters; visit Fandango for showtimes and ticket information.

HEAR IT: Kim Petras releases the beast, surprising album

In 2022, before making history as the first trans solo artist to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with her Grammy-winning Sam Smith duet “Unholy,” German electro-pop pioneer Kim Petras was all set to release her anticipated debut album to bring, Problem. But after that record leaked online, she scrapped it and started over Feed the beast instead of. Now, as a treat for fans who were respectful and patient enough to wait for an official Problem release, Petras is finally surprising It this week. A collection of 10 euphoric, infectious Eurodisco bangers – one of which, ‘All She Wants’, features a cheeky rap from fellow blonde icon Paris Hilton – Problem it was definitely worth the wait. Problem solved. — Lyndsey Parker

Problem by Kim Petras will be available to download/stream from Monday, September 18 Petras website.

HEAR IT: Kylie Minogue still can’t get it out of your head

The irrepressible Australian pop princess’s electro-pop earworm ‘Padam Padam’ is her biggest global hit since 2001’s ‘Can’t Get You of My Head’, even making Minogue one of only four female artists to achieve a UK chart success in five consecutive years. has scored a top 10 hit. decades. (She’s in good company there, alongside Cher, Diana Ross and Lulu.) As the 55-year-old icon prepares to kick off her Las Vegas residency in November, she’s unveiling her sexy 16th studio album, Tension. ‘Padam Padam’ may have been the song of the summer, but this LP is sure to be the soundtrack to your party for fall, winter and 2024. — LP

Tension by Kylie Minogue will be available to download/stream on Friday, September 22 Apple music.

STREAM IT: Ms Sidhu tackles the case in Acorn’s latest mystery series

Party down is a show about catering waiters — Mrs. Sidhu investigates introduces you to a catering detective. Premiering on Acorn TV, this new mystery series follows the titular widower (Meera Syal) as she solves cases in the posh English county of Berkshire with the help of a local detective, played by Craig Parkinson. The first season consists of four episodes and contains mysteries such as a double murder at a local spa and the kidnapping of a rising star in the boxing world. With Ms. Sidhu around, the researchers will never go hungry. — E.A

Mrs. Sidhu investigates premieres Monday. September 18th Jerk TV.

LOOK AT IT: Becoming Frida Kahlo goes beyond the donkey

The Mexican painter’s face is on tons of merchandise and the 2002 film Frida, in which she was played by Salma Hayek, famously dramatized her life and only whetted the appetite for more knowledge about her. This three-part documentary delves deep into Kahlo’s short 47 years, during which she created approximately 200 paintings, drawings and sketches that are still viewed in museums as prestigious as the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and, of course, the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City. It follows her earliest days with famed muralist Diego Rivera, whom she eventually married twice; her despair after the loss of her mother and unborn child, which she used as fuel to create meaningful art; and her love affair with Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. – RS

Becoming Frida Kahlo premieres Tuesday, September 19 at 9 p.m PBS.

HEAR IT: Doja Cat sees red

Following her stunning and explosive performance at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards, this Grammy-winning shapeshifter reaffirms her superstar status and ushers in a new era with her fourth album, Scarlet. Disillusioned by the “pink and soft” “glittery sounds” of her previously pop-leaning material and angered by harsh criticism of her rapping skills, she has now made a record, which features her lyrics all over the place, which she describes as “masculine” and “mostly rap.” Just ahead of the album’s release week, the star of “Paint the Town Red” and “Attention” officially became the female hip-hop artist with the most monthly Spotify listeners — a record previously set by Nicki Minaj — so it’s clear she’s doing something does well. —LP

Scarlet by Doja Cat will be available to download/stream on Friday, September 22 Apple music.

WATCH IT: It makes perfect sense to see the classic Talking Heads concert film in theaters

Jonathan Demme’s classic concert film, Stop making sense, the house has been burning for 40 years and counting. That’s why A24 is giving the newly reunited Talking Heads a victory lap with a remastered version of the film that will hit IMAX theaters on September 22 before going wide on September 29. And you better believe that David Byrne’s big suit looks bigger and better than ever on an IMAX screen. — E.A

Stop making sense premieres Friday, September 22 in IMAX theaters; visit Fandango for showtimes and ticket information.

Sex education Season 4 premieres on Thursday, September 21 Netflix

LOOK AT IT: The exorcist releases in dazzling 4K Ultra HD

It’s almost absurd how many exorcism films Hollywood puts out. The Exorcism of Emily Rose, The Devil Inside, The Last Exorcism and on and on. In the time it takes you to read those first two sentences, an executive somewhere has probably just given the green light to a new exorcism movie. But there will never be anything quite like William Friedkin’s breathtaking, dazzling 1973 classic The exorcism, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this week with a new 4K Ultra HD release. In addition to the resolution upgrade, the disc will include an introduction and commentary by legendary filmmaker Friedkin, who died in August at the age of 87. — KP

The exorcist releases on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Tuesday, September 19 Amazon.

WATCH IT: What happens in Vegas stays in your living room

If you can’t make it to Sin City’s this weekend for the star-studded iHeartRadio Music Festival — or if you’re saving all your Vegas vacation budget to go see Kylie Minogue in two months — then Hulu has you covered. Enjoy iHeartRadio performances from veteran rockers (Foo Fighters, Fall Out Boy, Lenny Kravitz, Thirty Seconds to Mars), country superstars (Tim McGraw, Kane Brown), hip-hop/R&B legends (TLC, Public Enemy, Lil Wayne) , pop/rock divas (Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow) and more – all from the comfort of your living room. — LP

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