The ShowBuzz Weekly Forecast

This week, whether you are into bizarre stories of sexual intrigue, supernatural thrillers or zany situation comedies, there is a film for you.

Meanwhile, in the world of music, former teenage heartthrob Donny Osmond is back on the scene with love songs from the disco era. But take heart all you hipsters out there: British rockers the Arctic Monkeys have something a tad more modern and cool for you.


"Next": Starring Nicholas Cage, Julianne Moore and Jessica Biel and directed by Lee Tamahori, "Next" is about a Las Vegas showroom magician who can see a few minutes into the future. It's both a curse and a gift that has plagued his life since he was a child.

Photos: Jessica Biel
"The Invisible": From the producers of "The Sixth Sense," "The Invisible" is about a writer played by Justin Chatwin, who is stuck between the world of the living and the land of the dead after he is savagely attacked.

"The Condemned": Starring pro-wrestler "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, this thriller is about a man on death row who is bought by a television producer and placed on a island where he has to fight other condemned prisoners to the death. The survivor gains his freedom.

"Zoo": "Zoo" is about a Seattle family-man who appears to live a normal, happy life but meets his death through his taboo sexual desires. Directed by Robinson Devor, the movie explores the public's and the media's reaction to the discovery of a secret community of people who have sex with animals.

"Kickin' It Old School": Jamie Kennedy stars as a break-dancer who was sent into a coma during a dancing accident in 1986. He wakes up 20 years later and has to readjust to the new world. The film also stars Vivica A. Fox.

"Wind Chill": A young female college student catches a ride home for Christmas break. After a strange short-cut things go frighteningly wrong. The film stars Emily Blunt, Ashton Holmes, Martin Donovan and Ned Bellamy, and is directed by Greg Jacobs.

"Jindabyne": An Irish fisherman, played by Gabriel Byrne, lives in the Australian town of Jindabyne and discovers the body of a murdered girl while on a fishing trip with three other men. They don't report their discovery right away, which damages Byne's marriage and formerly peaceful life. The movie also stars Laura Linney.

"Diggers": The movie, starring Lauren Ambrose and Ron Eldard, centers on four friends who work as clam diggers on Long Island.


"American Experience": The PBS series takes you on a trip to 1967 for the "Summer of Love" in San Francisco. It's a groovy, mind-expanding flashback to a cultural phenomenon full of lofty ideals, but also broken dreams. "Summer of Love" airs Monday at 9 p.m. EDT.

"A Life Interrupted": Inspired by real-life events, the new Lifetime movie tells the story of Debbie Smith, a suburban housewife and mother who was dragged from her kitchen in broad daylight and raped in the woods behind her home while her police officer-husband was asleep upstairs. Lea Thompson stars as Smith in the film, which airs Monday at 9 p.m.

"The Real Wedding Crashers": The new reality series features a "crash team" of five improvisational performers who go undercover as wedding staffers and guests to "liven up" a wedding. The show is produced by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg. It premieres Monday at 10 p.m. on NBC.


"Favourite Worst Nightmare": The sophomore album from British rockers the Arctic Monkeys is a little more aggressive than their first CD but fans will most likely be pleased with the product.

"Love Songs of the '70s" as sung by former teen heartthrob Donny Osmond. Songs include "Laughter in the Rain," "Oh, Girl," "If," "Let's Stay Together," "How Deep Is Your Love" and "You Are So Beautiful."

"A Tribute To Joni Mitchell" features artists like Sufjan Stevens, Bjork and James Taylor singing some of Mitchell's greatest hits.

"Ain't Nothing Like Me" by veteran R&B crooner Joe features appearances by rappers Fabolous, Chamillionaire, Nas and Young Buck.


"American Fiesta": The off-Broadway play explores the red-and-blue state dichotomy through the experience of Steven, a gay collector of colored Fiestaware. It is showing at New York's Vineyard Theatre. Beginning April 26, 2007.

"Legally Blonde" is a remake of the hit movie which starred Reese Witherspoon. When super-sorority girl Elle Woods is dumped by her Harvard Law School-bound boyfriend she decides to prove her intelligence by following him there. The show opens at the Broadway Palace Theatre in New York City on April 29, 2007.


"The Queen": The critically-acclaimed film about the weeks after Princess Diana's untimely death stars Oscar-winner Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II.

Photos: Scenes from "The Queen."

Photos: Helen Mirren
"Night at the Museum" stars funnyman Ben Stiller as an overnight security guard at the Museum of Natural History where all the exhibits come to life after hours.

Photos: "Night at the Museum"