Town & Country (USA)
THE SEASON’S MOST WELCOME COMEBACKS
SIMON REX With his rough-and-tumble good looks, the former MTV VJ recently rolled back into the spotlight with bombast, heart, and Oscar buzz in
Red Rocket, the new film from director
Sean Baker about a prodigal adult film star’s return home to small-town Texas.
Cox’s comic timing made her a star in the 1990s as neurotic neat freak Monica on Friends and dogged reporter Gale Weathers-Riley in Scream. She’s back for January’s Scream reboot and the upcoming horror comedy series Shining Vale.
FRENCH AND SAUNDERS
Absolutely Fabulous veterans Dawn French and Jennifer
Saunders have gone off a cliff and hit an iceberg together, leaving audiences in stitches along the way. They reunite this month with tickets to Egypt in Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile.
She may have made her debut as a recording artist in 1964, but the “Walk On By” singer hasn’t faded into obscurity. She has become a Twitter celebrity—her social media zingers inspired a recent art exhibition in Newark, NJ—and collaborated with Chance the Rapper on the new single, “Nothing’s Impossible.”
SLASH The top hat– wearing Guns N’ Roses guitarist was a limelight mainstay in the 1980s. This month he’s releasing an album, 4, with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, and joining GNR for a new EP that will mark his first collaboration with the band since 2016.
TAMARA DE LEMPICKA
The Polish artist’s stylized portraits were catnip for collectors in the Art Deco era. This year Carson Kreitzer and Matt Gould’s musical Lempicka will premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse and is said to be eyeing a move to Broadway. Kyle Turner