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LEGO Stranger Things set revealed The Group has revealed a special building set based on Netflix’s and it’s infamous Upside Down! The Byers’ house features Will’s bedroom, including details like Will’s boombox, bed, desk, desk lamp, drawings and movie posters; the living room features authentic details from the series, like the alphabet wall with a light-up function, couch, coffee table, telephone, axe, ‘have you seen me?’ flyer stickered element and abear trap to catch the Demogorgon; and the dining room which includes an armchair, boxes that store Christmas lights, fantasy game rule book stickered element and a potted plant. The set can flip between the real world and The Upside Down. The Upside Down version of the house, from an alternate dimension, features all the rooms from the real-world model but with a dark, vine-covered, dilapidated look that fans will instantly recognize from the series. With 8 Stranger Things figures, each with its own accessories, this playset makes a great gift for Stranger Things fans who will love to build and display this model to show their passion for the series. Included in the set are Eleven, Mike Wheeler, Lucas Sinclair, Dustin Henderson, Will Byers, Joyce Byers, Chief Jim Hopper and the Demogorgon. Also included is Chief Jim Hopper’s police truck which includes a removable roof for easy access to the interior and a pumpkin element as a reminder of Season 2. This Stranger Things collectible includes over 2,200 pieces and comes in 11 bags, so the real world and The Upside Down can be built at the same time for a shared building experience and measures over 12” (32cm) tall, 17” (44cm) wide and 8” (21cm) deep. Available directly from LEGO Stores & shop.LEGO.com from June 1, 2019 (May 15, 2019 for LEGO VIP) The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Fear the Walking Dead season 5 featurette takes you to the set has released a new behind-the-scenes featurette for Fear the Walking Dead season 5, taking you on a tour of the set of the all-new season of the series. Check out the featuertte in the player below and catch the premiere on Sunday, June 2! The group’s mission is clear: locate survivors and help make what’s left of the world a slightly better place. With dogged determination, Morgan Jones (James) leads the group with a philosophy rooted in benevolence, community, and hope. Each character believes that helping others will allow them to make up for the wrongs of their pasts. But trust won’t be easily earned. Their mission of helping others will be put to the ultimate test when our group finds themselves in unchartered territory, one which will force them to face not just their pasts but also their fears. It is only through facing those fears that the group will discover an entirely new way to live, one that will leave them forever changed. The series stars Lennie James, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Danay García, Maggie Grace, Garret Dillahunt, Austin Amelio, Ruben Blades, and Jenna Elfman, Alexa Nisenson, and Austin Amelio as Dwight. is executive produced by , showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, as well as , David Alpert, Gale Ann Hurd and Greg Nicotero, and produced by AMC Studios. The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Bob Iger teases a potential third live-action Star Wars series Despite the end nearing for the primary saga of the long-running sci-fi film franchise Star Wars, Disney CEO Bob Iger not only announced today that the next three Star Wars films are the in-development projects from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, but that there may also be a third live-action TV series extension of the franchise in the works. Speaking at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit, Iger discussed the future of the franchise and how the studio is planning on filling the gaps between the final primary installment The Rise of Skywalker and the first installment of the next trilogy, which is slated for a December 2022 release. “..In the interim, we are producing two Star Wars live-action series for Disney+, one of them is called The Mandalorian, which is being supervised by Jon Favreau, and the other one is a bit of a prequel to Rogue One. And my guess is there will probably be at least one more live-action series that we produce for Disney+ (meaning a Star Wars series), before we release the next film.” The franchise thus far has only seen three TV series extensions of the lore, all of which however have been animated, and the studio is currently working on two live-action small screen spin-offs. The first is The Mandalorian focusing on the lone titular gunfighter, which is set to premiere on the upcoming streaming service Disney+ on November 12. The second series currently in the works for Disney+ is an untitled project focusing on Rogue One character Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), described as an espionage thriller, from The Americans writer Stephen Schiff, which is set to begin production sometime later this year. Iger’s comments don’t necessarily confirm the development of a third series, but given the franchise’s popularity and potential for multiple story expansions, the mammoth studio’s inclinations to potentially produce a third iteration definitely creates hope for more adventures in a galaxy far, far away. The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Go behind the scenes of Netflix’s Tales of the City in new featurette Netflix has a behind-the-scenes featurette for their upcoming miniseries adaptation Tales of The City, highlighting the latest installment’s rich and diverse story which centers around the newest generation of modern San Francisco. Featuring interviews from showrunner Lauren Morelli, and executive producer Alan Poul, you can check out the video below. Inspired by the books by Armistead Maupin, this next chapter — — follows Mary Ann (Laura Linney), who returns home to San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter (Ellen Page) and ex-husband Brian, twenty years after leaving them behind to pursue her career. Fleeing the midlife crisis that her picture-perfect Connecticut life created, Mary Ann returns home to her chosen family and will quickly be drawn back into the orbit of Anna Madrigal (Olympia Dukakis) and the residents of 28 Barbary Lane. The cast includes Academy Award nominee and Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Laura Linney and Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Olympia Dukakis reprising their roles as Mary Ann Singleton and Anna Madrigal. Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and SAG Award nominee Ellen Page joins the cast as Shawna. Barbara Garrick returns as DeDe Halycon Day. Series regulars also include Paul Gross (Due South, Alias Grace) reprising his role as Brian Hawkins, ex-husband of Mary Ann Singleton (played by Laura Linney) and father of Shawna Hawkins (played by Ellen Page); Murray Bartlett (Looking) playing the lovable Michael “Mouse” Tolliver, a longtime resident at Barbary Lane and Mary Ann’s best friend; Charlie Barnett (Chicago Fire) playing Mouse’s boyfriend Ben Marshall; newcomers Josiah Victoria Garcia playing the role of Jake Rodriguez, a newer resident on Barbary Lane who is a transgender man and a caregiver for Anna Madrigal (played by Olympia Dukakis) and May Hong (High Maintenance) as Jake’s long-term girlfriend Margot Park. The series spotlights LGBTQ people both in front of and behind the camera. Showrunner / Executive Producer and writer Lauren Morelli (Co-Executive Producer and writer Orange Is the New Black) and Producing Director and Executive Producer Alan Poul (Tales of the City, Six Feet Under, The Newsroom), who are both part of the LGBTQ community, assembled an entirely queer writing team comprised of Andy Parker, Patricia Resnick, Marcus Gardley, Jen Silverman, Hansol Jung and Thomas Page McBee to create the authentic and multigenerational LGBTQ characters and stories. Talented directors who are also part of the LGBTQ community including Silas Howard, Sydney Freeland, Stacie Passon and Kyle Alvarez bring the vibrant, warm and colorful world of Barbary Lane to life. Transgender people involved in the production include: Josiah Victoria Garcia (Jake) a non-binary trans actor who uses they/them pronouns; Jen Richards (young Anna Madrigal) a trans woman who starred in and was a writer and producer on the Emmy-nominated web series Her Story, about dating as a trans woman; Daniela Vega (Ysela) a trans woman and the lead of the Academy Award-winning film A Fantastic Woman; writer Thomas Page McBee; and directors Silas Howard and Sydney Freeland. Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City is a Working Title Television and NBCUniversal International studios production for Netflix. Armistead Maupin and Laura Linney executive produce along with Morelli and Poul. Additionally, Working Title’s Andrew Stearn, Liza Chasin, Tim Bevan, and Eric Fellner also executive produce. Michael Cunningham, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Hours, serves as a consulting producer. Poul served as Producer on the original Tales of the City, and Executive Producer on More Tales of the City and Further Tales of the City, which earned a Peabody Award and multiple Emmy Award nominations. The 10-part original limited series will debut June 7. The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Supergirl season 4 finale photos: The Quest For Peace has released the promo images for the season 4 finale titled “The Quest for Peace,” featuring a Luthor family reunion while the girl of steel takes on the combined forces of her enemies. The final episode is scheduled to air on May 19. Check out the full photos in the gallery below! The episode is directed by Jesse Warn from a story by Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller and a teleplay by Rob Wright & Derek Simon. Its official synopsis reads: “LEX LUTHOR RETURNS – Lex Luthor (guest star Jon Cryer) descends upon Washington, DC and summons Lena (Katie McGrath) and Lillian Luthor (guest star Brenda Strong) to the White House. Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) realizes she has one last chance to stop Lex and turns to the power of the press to help her.” Supergirl stars (Glee) as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy) as Alex Danvers, Jeremy Jordan as Winslow ‘Winn’ Schott, Katie McGrath (Merlin) as Lena Luthor, Jess Rath as Brainiac 5, and David Harewood as Hank Henshaw/J’onn J’onnz. New to the cast for the fourth season is Sam Witwer as Agent Liberty, Rhona Mitra as Mercy Graves, and Bruce Boxleitner as Vice President Baker. Based on the characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the series is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller. Supergirl is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. New episodes of Supergirl premiere Sunday at 8/7c on The CW. Stream free next day only on The CW App! The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Freeform rewrites history with the Motherland: Fort Salem trailer has released the first full-length trailer for which pits a group of battle-ready witches as they do battle with the forces of evil on behalf of the United States government. You can check it out in the player below! Motherland: Fort Salem is set in an alternate version of America where witches have agreed to fight for the United States in exchange for an end to their persecution. The series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into terrifying and thrilling early deployment. In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped with women on the front lines to fight looming and terrorist threats that are strikingly familiar to our world, but with supernatural tactics and weapons. The series stars (Deadly Class) as Raelle, a recruit with major authority issues; (The Kissing Booth) as Tally, who joins the fight despite her mother’s passionate disapproval; (Playground) as Scylla, a suspicious recruit who is not what she appears to be, and (The Quad) as Anacostia, a tough but wryly humorous drill sergeant. Motherland: Fort Salem was created and written by Eliot Laurence (Claws) who will serve as showrunner. Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Kevin Messick serve as executive producers for Gary Sanchez Productions. Maria Maggenti and Steven Adelson — who directed the pilot — will also executive produce with Freeform Studios and Gary Sanchez Productions producing. The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Fox releases trailers for all 8 new fall and midseason series In getting ready for its big fall TV season, has released eight trailers of its new slate of shows. Some will premiere in the fall, and some are midseason replacements. You can check out all eight of them in the post below! First up, there’s the Western crime procedural Deputy, which stars (True Detective) as Deputy Bill Hollister. The series was created by Will Beall and David Ayer.
May 14, 2019
Legends of Tomorrow season 4 finale promo: Hey, World! has the first promo for the DC’s Legends of Tomorrow season 4 finale titled “Hey, World!” featuring the team’s efforts in stopping Neron from accomplishing his evil plans of unleashing hell onto earth. The final episode is set to air on May 20. Check out the video below! April Mullen directed episode sixteen that was co-written by Phil Klemmer and Keto Shimizu. Its official synopsis reads: “SEASON FINALE – While on a mission to find Ray (Brandon Routh), Constantine (Matt Ryan) and Nora (Courtney Ford) discover Neron’s evil plan. Nate (Nick Zano) convinces the Legends to think outside the box and suggests a dangerous plan to unite magical creatures and people to save the world. “ stars Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/The ATOM, as Sara Lance/White Canary, Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory/Heat Wave, Nick Zano as Dr. Nate Heywood/Steel, Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Vixen, Jes Macallan as Ava Sharpe, with Courtney Ford as Nora Darhk, and Matt Ryan as John Constantien. The new season will also include Ramona Young as Alaska Yu, Courtney Ford as Nora Darhk, Matt Ryan as John Constantine and Tom Wilson as Hank Heywood. Based on the characters from DC, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer and Sarah Schechter. The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
May 14 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s May 14 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD She thought she solved her murder by reliving her death, but Tree Gelbman becomes caught in a deadlier time loop when a new killer targets her friends Former wrestler Ricky and his wife Julia make a living performing with their children Saraya and Zak. When brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, they learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible. A snowplow driver seeks revenge against the drug dealers he thinks killed his son. After a vicious outlaw (John Cusack) takes over a peaceful frontier town, an undertaker (Emile Hirsch) must choose between profits and survival in this gritty western. Batavia City is a metropolitan jewel … but one increasingly tarnished in the face of rising crime. Amidst the chaotic onslaught of robbery and violence, Srimaya, a waitress at a café, dreams of a glamorous life as an actress. A chance meeting with a film director and his assistant leads to a life-changing series of events for Srimaya, as they take her on a thrilling adventure that finds the waitress-turned-actress transforming into the person Batavia City needs and deserves most: the consummate kick-ass superhero! In 1994, a production team in Eastern Pennsylvania brought together a group of local pro wrestlers and young actors to make a horror-action film. A quarter of a century later, the movie was finally finished: After accidentally killing an opponent in the ring, a professional wrestler takes a job at a group home for youth offenders. But when a psychopath wearing a wrestling mask begins butchering the teenage residents, their rehabilitation will become a no-holds-barred battle for survival. (exclusive clip)In this futuristic thriller, Sophie (Addison Timlin) and James (Drew Van Acker) purchase a lifelike robot to cook and clean at their sprawling new home. At first, android Henry is quiet and hard-working, but as his artificial-intelligence programming kicks in, he starts to anticipate the couple’s needs and desires, ones they themselves cannot fully understand. (exclusive clip)Based on an incredible true story, this searing crime-thriller stars Dane Cook as Charlie, a desperate father who steals a million-dollar painting from Anton (Udo Kier), a shady art dealer. Book Club Filled with striking imagery and fascinating behind-the-scenes details, this book examines the creation of Disney’s latest addition to their lineup of live-action adaptations of classic animated favorites. This deluxe book features an in-depth look at never-before-seen concept art, unit photography, and other gorgeous visual details. The groundbreaking show produced by MGM Television and based on Margaret Atwood’s best-selling novel has drawn rave reviews and attention worldwide. Now, this comprehensive book details the process of bringing the story to the small screen with forty-five exclusive cast and crew interviews, backstage and set photography, concept art, costume design, and more. A defining horror soundtrack volume that spotlights iconic franchises such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Jaws, The Exorcist, and George A. Romero’s Dead films, highlighting both the music and the amazing, often rare artwork that graces the record sleeves. It also tells the stories behind the soundtrack, from the mouths of the musicians who made them, including John Carpenter, Fabio Frizzi, Christopher Young, Harry Manfredini, Charles Bernstein, Pino Donaggio, John Harrison, and more. Criterion Corner When shy, emotionally fragile Catherine Sloper (Olivia de Havilland, in a heartbreaking, Oscar-winning turn), the daughter of a wealthy New York doctor, begins to receive calls from the handsome spendthrift Morris Townsend (Montgomery Clift), she becomes possessed by the promise of romance. Are his smoldering professions of love sincere, as she believes they are? Or is Catherine’s calculating father (Ralph Richardson) correct in judging Morris a venal fortune seeker? Reissues This limited-edition set comes housed in an elegant hard slipcase and includes a new 40-page book with stunning art and essays. Featured in a deluxe disc portfolio is a Blu-ray of the film paired with hours of special features, and the film’s soundtrack made available on CD for the first time in North America. Inflicted with a deadly curse, the young warrior Ashitaka heads west in search of a cure. There, he stumbles into a bitter conflict between Lady Eboshi, the proud people of Iron Town, and the enigmatic Princess Mononoke, a young girl raised by wolves, who will stop at nothing to prevent the humans from destroying her home and the forest spirits and animal gods who live there. Overworked true crime magazine editor George Stroud (Ray Milland) has been planning a vacation for months. However, when his boss, the tyrannical media tycoon Earl Janoth (Charles Laughton), insists he skips his holiday, Stroud resigns in disgust before embarking on an impromptu drunken night out with his boss’s mistress, Pauline York (Rita Johnson). When Janoth kills Pauline in a fit of rage, Stroud finds himself to have been the wrong man, in the wrong place, at the wrong time. Playfully exploring the outer reaches of cult film fandom, this is both an ingenious twist on the audio commentary and a satire of the wisecrack track (featuring the voice of MST3K regular Patton Oswalt). Using as it foundation a low-budget sex hygiene picture from 1938, we listen in as Jimmy Morris (Oswalt), of the popular “Film Dick” podcast, hosts an irreverent conversation with the filmmaker’s grandson, the eerily emotionless Chester Holloway (Rob Zabrecky) while the film streams behind them. Legendary filmmaker Hal Ashby makes his directing debut with this acclaimed social satire starring Beau Bridges as a wealthy young man who leaves his family’s estate in Long Island to pursue love and happiness in a Brooklyn ghetto. Gene Wilder and Zero Mostrel push their shared genius for physical slapstick, manic wit, and sly satire to a level of fearless absurdity that virtually no other comedy team would dare approach. Director Tom O’Horgan transforms Eugene Ionesco’s Theater of the Absurd curio Rhinoceros into a fluid, character-rich screen comedy. Katharine Hepburn and Academy Award-winner Paul Scofield lead a cast of stage and screen luminaries in this acclaimed adaptation of the heart-wrenching drama by Edward Albee and directed by Tony Richardson. After being released from prison, Jesse Page (Mark Dacascos) backs his old friend Larry (Jaimz Woolvett) up on a drug deal gone sour. With the drug dealers hot on his trail, Jesse has three days to reach Detroit where a new, clean, legitimate life awaits him. A family moves to a small town in California, where they plan on starting a new life while running a long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, which is suspected to be on haunted ground. (DVD)Moses, a man of wisdom and strength raised his staff and crushed an empire. This is his story The story of the Exodus or flight of the Hebrews from Egypt to escape persecution is told in a perspective which highlights Moses’ efforts to persuade first the stubborn Pharoah Merneptah, who was his adopted cousin, to release to release the Hebrew slaves he was using to build his empire. New on Digital HD The Professor (exclusive clip) (in theaters and VOD May 17)A college professor lives his life with reckless abandon after being diagnosed with a terminal illness. (The film premiered exclusively on DirecTV Cinema on April 18 A Violent Separation (exclusive clip) (in theaters and VOD May 17)Two brothers struggle with a terrible truth behind a tragedy that aims to tear three generations of a family apart. TV on Blu-ray and DVD (DVD)In Season 5 James “Ghost” St. Patrick in a dangerous alliance with his former brother-in-arms Tommy Egan and mortal enemy Kanan. Ghost is blind to new enemies and must remain vigilant toward those wanting to take him down. The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch trailer prepares for The End HBO has revealed the first trailer for : The Last Watch, a two-hour documentary about the making of the final season. For a year, acclaimed British filmmaker Jeanie Finlay was embedded on the set of the hit HBO series and chronicled the creation of the show’s most ambitious and complicated season. Check out the trailer below! Debuting Sunday, May 26 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), one week after the series finale, Game of Thrones: The Last Watch delves deep into the mud and blood to reveal the tears and triumphs involved in the challenge of bringing the fantasy world of Westeros to life in the very real studios, fields and car-parks of Northern Ireland. Made with unprecedented access, Game of Thrones: The Last Watch is an up-close and personal report from the trenches of production, following the crew and the cast as they contend with extreme weather, punishing deadlines and an ever-excited fandom hungry for spoilers. Much more than a “making of” documentary, this is a funny, heartbreaking story, told with wit and intimacy, about the bittersweet pleasures of what it means to create a world – and then have to say goodbye to it. Jeanie Finlay’s previous credits include the documentaries “Seahorse,” “Orion: The Man Who Would Be King,” “Pantomime,” “The Great Hip Hop Hoax,” “Sound It Out” and “Goth Cruise.” Game of Thrones: The Last Watch is her eighth feature film. The post appeared first on .
May 13, 2019
Edward Berger to direct Bryan Cranston in Showtime’s Your Honor Showtime has announced that Emmy nominated writer/director Edward Berger () will return to the premium cable network to direct their new limited series Your Honor. Berger will direct the first three episodes of the series which sees Oscar nominee and Emmy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Tony Award winner starring. A legal thriller that rips through all strata of New Orleans society, Cranston will star as a respected judge whose son is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices. Your Honor is executive produced by Emmy nominees Robert and Michelle King (The Good Fight, The Good Wife, Evil). BAFTA winner Peter Moffat – whose Criminal Justice was the basis for The Night Of – serves as showrunner and executive producer and has written multiple episodes, including the first episode. Your Honor will go into production this fall in New Orleans. Your Honor, produced by CBS Television Studios in association with King Size Productions, is being adapted from the Israeli series Kvodo, created by Ron Ninio and Shlomo Mashiach, produced by Ram Landes and airing on the country’s Yes TV. Liz Glotzer (Evil, The Good Fight, Castle Rock, The Shawshank Redemption), Alon Aranya and Rob Golenberg (Hostages, Betrayal) of Scripted World and James Degus of Moonshot Entertainment will also serve as executive producers. (Photo credit: Getty Images) The post appeared first on .
May 13, 2019
Whiskey Cavalier cancelled by ABC after one season Despite prominent billing surrounding The Walking Dead‘s Lauren Cohan, a special preview premiere following the Oscars and surprisingly strong reviews from critics, the espionage action comedy Whiskey Cavalier has received the axe from ABC following struggling ratings, according to . The series followed the adventures of secret agents Will Chase, played by (Scandal), and Frankie Trowbridge, played by Cohan, as they lead an inter-agency team of flawed, funny and heroic spies who periodically save the world. This was the series that Cohen elected to leave her long-running role as Maggie on The Walking Dead, though it’s possible for her character to return to the AMC series eventually. Together, Will and Frankie lead an inter-agency team of flawed, funny and heroic spies who every so often save the world – and each other – while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance and office politics. Whiskey Cavalier also stars Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty) as Susan Sampson, Tyler James Williams (Dear White People) as Edgar Standish and Vir Das (Son of Abish) as Jai Datta. Executive producer Bill Lawrence took to Twitter on Sunday to confirm the bad news for fans of the series. is unfortunately over. I actually did have an investment in the show and the people. I’m sad. I’m grateful for the chance. — Bill Lawrence (@VDOOZER) Foley also took to Instagram to discuss the news in a video alongside his wife and guest star Marika Dominczyk, who was very tearful regarding the cancellation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by (@scottkfoley) on May 12, 2019 at 11:07am PDT The pilot script for Whiskey Cavalier was written by creator Dave Hemingson, who will also executive produce with Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold and Peter Atencio from Doozer Productions. The studio is Warner Bros. Television and Atencio directed the pilot, with Foley also producing. Because Warner Bros. TV has a major investment in the project including its international appeal and A-list TV stars, the studio is currently shopping the series around to other networks in hopes of keeping the project going. The post appeared first on .
May 13, 2019
Alfred is done with violence in new Pennyworth promo After years of violence in service to the Queen, Alfred Pennyworth now wants to live a peaceful life. Check out the newly released for Epix’s upcoming Batman prequel series in the player below! Pennyworth will star Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game, Medici) as Alfred Pennyworth, Ben Aldridge (Fleabag) as Thomas Wayne, Ryan Fletcher as Dave Boy, Hainsley Lloyd Bennett as Bazza, Paloma Faith as Bet Sykes, Jason Flemyng (The Curios Case of Benjamin Button) as Lord Harwood and Polly Walker as Peggy Sykes. The series follows Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne (Ben Aldridge), who’s not yet Bruce’s father. Alfred is described as a boyishly handsome, cheerful, charming, clever young man from London. You would never take him for an SAS killer, thanks to his honest, open-faced, and witty demeanor. Alfred doesn’t know how to reconcile the kind-hearted boy he used to be with the cold, calculated killer he was forced to become, and he doesn’t know what to make of himself yet. Pennyworth comes from executive producer and writer Bruno Heller (, The Mentalist, Rome) and Danny Cannon (Gotham, CSI), who will also direct. The 10-episode, one-hour drama series is based on DC characters created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. Production on the series began last October at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden in the UK. The series will arrive on Epix on July 28. The post appeared first on .
May 13, 2019
Netflix’s What/If trailer: True success comes at any cost Netflix has the official trailer for Academy Award winner Renee Zellweger’s upcoming social thriller anthology , teasing the difficult sacrifices that the characters must be willing to take in exchange for the achievement of their personal desires. The new series will be available for streaming on May 24, exclusively on Netflix. Check out the video below! What/If will also star Jane Levy (Evil Dead, Don’t Breathe) as Lisa, Blake Jenner (Glee, American Animals) as Sean, Daniella Pineda (Jurassic World) as Cassidy, Samantha Ware (Barry, Chicago Med) as Angela, Juan Castano (The OA, Bull) as Marcos, Keith Powers (Straight Outta Compton, Before I Fall) as Todd, Saamer Usmani (Reign, The Killjoys) as Avery, Dave Annable (Brothers and Sisters) as Dr. Ian Harris, Louis Herthum () as Foster, and Tyler Ross, Derek Smith, Nana Ghana, Monique Kim and Marissa Cuevas. Created by Mike Kelley, known for creating the hit ABC mystery drama Revenge, the series will explore the effects of acceptable people committing deplorable acts, with Zellweger (Bridget Jones’s Baby) starring in the lead role of a powerful woman named Anne, whose story has yet to be discussed. The streaming service has ordered a ten-episode season of 60-minute episodes executive produced by Kelley, Melissa Loy (Revenge), Alex Gartner and Charles Roven (Season of the Witch), Robert Zemeckis and Jack Rapke (Flight). Kelley and the streaming service have a multi-season plan for the series, which will take on an anthology format as each new season will tackle a different morality tale inspired by culturally relevant events and how the power of one decision can change lives so drastically The post appeared first on .
May 13, 2019
Charmed Season 1 Episode 21 Recap In the of The CW’s , Hunter killed all the Elders except for Charity, and the Charmed Ones vanquished him. In Charmed Season 1 Episode 21, the sisters realized that Hunter’s death released the Harbinger virus. Outbreak Galvin called the Charmed Ones to the hospital where the Cinco de Mayo party attendees had come in, bleeding out of their eyes and noses. While there, Mel noticed Niko among them, though she was just bleeding from her nose. While the others were infected with the Harbinger virus, as Macy determined, Niko’s was a reaction to learning the truth of her altered history. The sisters instructed Galvin to have the infected quarantined. Niko should be safe among them since she was wearing the protection ring. Unfortunately, Greta arrived and removed Niko’s ring since she was jealous of Mel. The Empathic Plane Maggie could hear Parker calling to her. Harry helped her reach an empathic plane where they could communicate. Parker told her to protect Charity, since she was the last remaining sage from the prophecy. Harry knew she would be at the Garden of Latebra. She had unearthed a plant needed for a spell to help her evade detection. However, since it hadn’t bloomed enough, Charity needed Mel’s powers to speed up the plant’s growth. Parker attacked in Latebra and claimed it was all a plan for Maggie to lead him to Charity. Harry escaped with Charity. Maggie couldn’t vanquish Parker since she sensed the human Parker was still there. In the Vortex Viribus, Harry was able to get the plant to bloom, but Fiona had found them. She killed Charity, and the last sage fell. Sacrifice The infected were reacting violently, and the virus was spreading. Galvin suggested using the ritual he was going to use on Macy to remove the demon in her. Macy apologized for involving him in magic, but Galvin told her that he loved her. He performed the ritual but didn’t tell Macy that it required a sacrifice. Macy and Harry tried to stop him. The ritual killed him, but it worked. Those infected were no longer attacking, and the virus dissipated. The Source Since Charity had died, the blood rain came, in accordance to the prophecy. Alistair had taken Maggie to use her as bait for Parker, who had disappeared after the fight. The sisters searched for them in the eye of the storm. Fiona called the black flame to surround Maggie. Since Macy had previously removed her immortality, it killed her. Alistair wanted Parker to step into the flame and take on the Source to save Maggie. However, Macy, another demon born of a human, took the Origin Dagger from within Parker and placed it in herself. She stepped into the fire and took on the Source to save Maggie. She stopped the blood rain and vanquished Alistair. Back at home, everyone was uneasy about Macy’s new powers, but she had all the control. She went back to Galvin’s body, and his eyes opened. What did you think of this episode of Charmed? Let us know in the comment section below!  The post appeared first on .
May 13, 2019
HBO’s Euphoria trailer wants you to feel something HBO has the official trailer for their upcoming teen drama series Euphoria, giving us a glimpse of the different struggles that the main characters will go through throughout the season. Starring The Greatest Showman actress Zendaya, the series is scheduled to make its debut on June 16, exclusively on . Check out the video below! Based on an Israeli series of the same name, will follow a group of high school students as they struggle to move through the worlds of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship.The original series that was created by Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin and Tmira Yardeni ran for just 10 episodes from 2012 to 2013. It features an ensemble cast that includes (Spider-Man: Homecoming) in the lead role of Rue. Also starring in the series are Maude Apatow (This is 40), Eric Dane (The Last Ship), Barbie Ferreira, Storm Reid (A Wrinkle in Time), Sydney Sweeney (Sharp Objects), Algee Smith (The Hate U Give), Jacob Elordi (Kissing Booth), Barbie Ferreira (How to Behave), Hunter Schafer, Austin Abrams (The Walking Dead), Alexa Demie and Nika King. , which is being developed for and written for HBO by Sam Levinson (Assassination Nation), is also produced by indie production company A24, who delivered last year’s acclaimed Amazon series, Comrade Detective. The series is executive produced by Grammy Award-winning artist Drake (Degrassi: The Next Generation) and Future the Prince along with Levinson, Leshem, Levin, and Yardeni. Ravi Nandan, Kevin Turen, Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, Mirit, Toovi, Yoram Mokadi and Gary Lennon will also serve as executive producers. The post appeared first on .
May 13, 2019
Nothing can stop Lex Luthor in the Supergirl season 4 finale promo has the first promo for the season 4 finale titled “The Quest for Peace,” a reference to the Superman sequel of the same name. The final episode is scheduled to air on May 19. Check out the video below! The episode is directed by Jesse Warn from a story by Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller and a teleplay by Rob Wright & Derek Simon. Its official synopsis reads: “LEX LUTHOR RETURNS – Lex Luthor (guest star Jon Cryer) descends upon Washington, DC and summons Lena (Katie McGrath) and Lillian Luthor (guest star Brenda Strong) to the White House. Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) realizes she has one last chance to stop Lex and turns to the power of the press to help her.” Supergirl stars (Glee) as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy) as Alex Danvers, Jeremy Jordan as Winslow ‘Winn’ Schott, Katie McGrath (Merlin) as Lena Luthor, Jess Rath as Brainiac 5, and David Harewood as Hank Henshaw/J’onn J’onnz. New to the cast for the fourth season is Sam Witwer as Agent Liberty, Rhona Mitra as Mercy Graves, and Bruce Boxleitner as Vice President Baker. Based on the characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the series is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller. Supergirl is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. New episodes of Supergirl premiere Sunday at 8/7c on The CW. Stream free next day only on The CW App! The post appeared first on .
May 13, 2019
NBC renews This is Us for 3 additional seasons! has signaled the faith it has in the tear-jerking sitcom by renewing it for three additional seasons. The renewal is an unprecedented move for a network, and shows the confidence the Home of the Peacock has in series creator storytelling in the long-term. For the current season, This Is Us averaged a 3.79 rating in adults 18-49 and 13.8 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” Nielsen ratings, making it currently the season’s #1 entertainment series on any broadcast network in 18-49, as well as the #2 drama in total viewers. “In a television landscape with nearly 500 original scripted series, there are very few, if any, that have the critical and cultural impact of ‘This Is Us’ and we couldn’t be more proud to bring fans three more seasons of a show that so well represents the NBC brand,” said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, NBC’s Presidents of Scripted Programming. “A huge thank you and congratulations to our executive producers, cast and crew who reach new heights every week with the show’s inventive and compelling storytelling.” This Is Us is a refreshingly honest and provocative series that follows a unique ensemble whose paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways. We find several of them share the same birthday, and so much more than anyone would expect. This Is Us is a smart, modern series that will challenge your everyday presumptions about the people you think you know. The cast includes , Mandy Moore, Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz, Sterling K. Brown, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan, , and Ron Cephas Jones. Fogelman serves as writer and executive producer with . Jess Rosenthal, Charlie Gogolak and directors , John Requa, and Glenn Ficarra also executive produce. This Is Us is produced by 20th Century Fox Television. This Is Us airs Tuesday nights on NBC. The post appeared first on .
May 13, 2019
Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 Recap In the of HBO’s , Sansa and Arya learned the truth about Jon’s parentage, and Cersei executed Missandei in front of Daenerys. In Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5, the penultimate episode of the series, Daenerys dealt with a number of betrayals, and her forces attacked King’s Landing. The Spider Varys wrote letters about Jon being the true heir to the Iron Throne. When Jon arrived in Dragonstone, Varys tried to convince him that he would be the better ruler. Tyrion confessed to Daenerys that Varys had betrayed her, but she already knew. She took it to mean that Jon had betrayed her, and when Jon couldn’t be with her romantically, Daenerys resigned herself to ruling through fear. She had Varys executed for his treason. The Mad Queen Despite the scorpions, Euron’s fleet, and the Golden Company, Daenerys’s forces, especially her remaining dragon, Drogon, cut through them like butter. The battle for King’s Landing was over soon, as the bells rang to announce Cersei’s surrender and the Lannister soldiers dropped their weapons. However, Daenerys wasn’t finished and used Drogon to rain fire down on King’s Landing, civilians and all. Grey Worm charged the surrendering soldiers, and the rest of Daenerys’s armies resumed attacking. Eventually, Jon ordered his troops to fall back. Cleganebowl Arya and The Hound finally made it into the Red Keep. As the castle crumbled around them, Sandor told her that she had to go back. If Arya followed him, she would not survive. Arya thanked him and left the castle. We followed Arya as she made her way through the devastation, trying to save as many as she could but ultimately failing as ashes rained from the sky. She found a horse and rode it away. In the Red Keep, The Hound found his brother escorting Cersei and Qyburn to safety. Sandor confronted Gregor. The Mountain ignored Cersei’s orders to stay with her and killed Qyburn in an instant. Cersei got out of there as the Clegane brothers squared off. Though The Mountain overpowered him, Sandor got some good stabs in. The only problem was that The Mountain is undead. He shrugged them off and pressed his fingers into The Hound’s eyes. Knowing that even a dagger through the eye wasn’t working, Sandor threw himself onto his brother, and they tumbled from the tower into fire and destruction. Together to the End The Unsullied had caught Jaime and were guarding him. As Daenerys’s Hand, Tyrion gained access to him and set him free. Jaime was supposed to convince Cersei to surrender by ringing the bells and opening the gates. Unfortunately, Jaime missed the cutoff as the gates to the Red Keep closed, so he had to find another way in. He ran into Euron, fresh out of the water after Drogon destroyed his fleet. He fought Jaime and stabbed him. Despite Jaime ultimately besting him, Euron rejoiced at having killed Jaime, who wasn’t dead yet. He taunted Jaime for being a Kingslayer yet again as he died. Jaime found Cersei and took her through the crumbling castle. They went underground, but debris blocked the way out for them. Jaime held her as everything around them caved in, and they died together. What did you think of the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones? Let us know in the comment section below!  The post appeared first on .
May 12, 2019
Watch the Game of Thrones series finale trailer! Following tonight’s episode of the series, HBO has released the first promo for the Game of Thrones series finale! Featuring brand new footage from the last episode of the Emmy award winning series, check out the Game of Thrones series finale trailer in the player below and look for the final episode to air on Sunday, May 19 on HBO. Based on the popular book series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” by George R.R. Martin, the Emmy-winning fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom. The series stars Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams. Executive producers of Season 8 are David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger, and Bernadette Caulfield; co-executive producers are Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis, and Bryan Cogman; and producers are Chris Newman, Greg Spence, and Lisa McAtackney. The final season of Game of Thrones likely won’t be our last trip to Westeros, as set 1,000 years before the events of the wildly popular sword and sorcery epic. Naomi Watts and Josh Whitehouse have been cast in the prequel series. S.J. Clarkson (The Defenders, Jessica Jones) will direct the pilot. The post appeared first on .
May 12, 2019
Black & white versions of new Twilight Zone to debut May 30! Executive producer Jordan Peele took to Twitter today to announce that starting May 30 (and in keeping with franchise tradition), every episode of the new version of The Twilight Zone will be available in black & white. May 30 marks when the season finale of the new series will premiere on CBS All Access, meaning you can watch all ten new episodes both in color and black & white starting at the end of the month! Oscar winner Jordan Peele’s reimaging of the classic sci-fi/horror anthology features an ensemble cast that consists of Peele () as the host, Seth Rogen (Invincible) Greg Kinnear (Brigsby Bear), Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), John Cho (Searching), Ike Barinholtz (Blockers), Taissa Farmiga (The Nun), Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time), Luke Kirby (Glass), Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy), Adam Scott (Ghosted), Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul), Alison Tolman (Fargo), Jacob Tremblay (The Predator), Jessica Williams (The Incredible Jessica James), DeWanda Wise (She’s Gotta Have It), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), Zazie Beetz (Deadpool 2, Joker), Betty Gabriel (Get Out), Percy Hynes White (Gifted), James Frain (True Blood), Tracy Morgan, Seth Rogen (Long Shot), Chris Dowd (Bridesmaids), and Amy Landecker (Transparent). The original The Twilight Zone took viewers to another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. Created by Rod Serling, it was a journey into a wondrous land of imagination for five years on CBS, from 1959-1964. The godfather of sci-fi series, the show explored humanity’s hopes, despairs, prides and prejudices in metaphoric ways conventional drama could not. The new series is produced by in association with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films. Jordan Peele, Kinberg, and Marco Ramirez serve as executive producers for the series and collaborated on the premiere episode. Win Rosenfeld and Audrey Chon also serve as executive producers. Season 1 of The Twilight Zone is currently streaming on CBS All Access with new episodes released every Thursday. The post appeared first on .
May 11, 2019
The Coulson Impostor is On The Run in Agents of Shield 6.02 Promo The long-running Marvel Cinematic Universe tie-in series Agents of SHIELD has returned and with it a new mystery to solve in the origin of the figure who looks just like deceased team member Phil Coulson, with the impostor on the run in the promo for the second episode of the sixth season, which can be viewed in the player below! The season five finale saw the team put a stop to Glenn Talbot, aka Graviton, but also saw longtime team leader Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) leave with Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen) to return to Tahiti to live out his final days after his brief time as a Ghost Rider burned through the Kree DNA coursing through his body that healed his fatal injury from The Avengers. With Coulson finally going off to be officially dead, the agency is in need of a new director, with Mack taking over the reins. stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Henry Simmons as Agent Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie, Natalia Cordova-Buckley as Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez, John Hannah as Holden Radcliffe, Adrianne Palicki as Bobbi Morse, Brett Dalton as Grant Ward, Luke Mitchell as Lincoln Campbell, and Nick Blood as Lance Hunter. The series was co-created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen, who also serve as executive producers along with Jeffrey Bell and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory. The sixth season will continue airing on ABC on Fridays at 8 p.m. PST. The post appeared first on .
May 11, 2019