Daily entertainment news with what to watch tonight on TV, new movies out this weekend and the "Prometheus" movie trailer.

What to watch: 'The Patriot' on AMC at 8 p.m. EDT/ 9 p.m. CDT

Mel Gibson stars as a pacifist plantation owner in 1776 who joins the War for Independence after his 15-year-old son is murdered by a British officer.

New movies: 'Prometheus'

The big movies opening this week are “Prometheus,” R, a thriller from director Ridley Scott that stars Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron; and “Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted,” a PG animated sequel that stars the voice talents of Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock and David Schwimmer.

Video: 'Prometheus' movie trailer

Second movie trailer for "Prometheus."

-- GateHouse News Service