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‘The Letter for the King’ Trailer: Netflix Series is Like ‘1917’ But in a Fantasy World, and Without the Long Takes

Dutch author Tonke Dragt‘s beloved 1960s fantasy novel De brief voor de Koning, AKA The Letter for the King, has already been adapted into a movie, but now it’s heading to Netflix as a six-episode streaming series. Between this and The Witcher, Netflix is sparing no expense when it comes to feeding fantasy fans’ appetites while they wait for HBO’s Game of Thrones spin-offs. This thing looks like it cost more than Ozark, GLOW, and American Vandal put together. Check out the new trailer below. ...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Prague, Andy Serkis, New Zealand, Adaptation, Peter Jackson, Joe Cornish, Wilson, Vandal, Omid Djalili, Kim Bodnia, Action/Adventure

Dawn: Victoria Mahoney & Ava DuVernay Developing Amazon Sci-Fi Series

Dawn: Victoria Mahoney & Ava DuVernay Developing Amazon Sci-Fi Series Variety brings word that Victoria Mahoney, who served as a second unit director on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, becoming the first woman to direct part of a Star Wars film, is developing a new sci-fi series at Amazon titled Dawn alongside Oscar and Golden Globe nominee Ava DuVernay (13th, Selma, When They See Us) and her ARRAY banner. RELATED: CS Video: The Hunters Cast Discuss the New Amazon Series Dawn is an adaptati...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, TV, Movies, TV News, Ava Duvernay, Dawn, Golden Globe, Skywalker, DuVernay, Jordan Peele, Lilith, Marta Fernandez, Brood, Victoria Mahoney, Amazon Services LLC Associates Program

What’s New and Leaving the Starz App in March!

What’s new and leaving the Starz App in March! As the month is coming to a close, the Starz App has unveiled its full list of titles that will be available for streaming beginning in March including Oscar-winning Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, as well as the titles leaving. The full list of titles leaving and debuting can be viewed below! RELATED: Apple Sets The Banker for Two Week Theatrical Run Before Streaming Release AVAILABLE MARCH 1 “Outlander” – Episode 503 “Wrong Man” – Episode 204 ...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Texas, Movies, America, Georgia, Connecticut, Brazil, TV News, Starz, Beirut, Ali, Jericho, Wayne, Hart, Rick

Here’s why ‘My Hero Academia,’ the anime and manga series, is set to become an even bigger pop culture phenomenon

The audience for the North American premiere of “My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising” — some of whom were dressed as characters from the Japanese anime and manga series — cheered as the lights went down inside the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood last week. “It’s been an absolute dream,” said Justin Briner, the English-language voice of Izuku “Deku” Midoriya, the lead character in this sprawling universe of teen superheroes. “To see this show that I felt was so special become a phenomenon in our ...
Tags: Japan, Hbo, Movies, Superman, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, San Diego, Chambers, Peterson, Jiro, Westwood, Regency Village Theatre

‘Betty’ Trailer: The Skateboarding Comedy Inspired by ‘Skate Kitchen’ Comes to HBO

He was a boy, she was a girl, can I make it any more obvious? She became a skilled skateboarder and formed a close-knit group of female skater friends who navigate the male-dominated world of skateboarding. It’s a story that director Crystal Moselle first told in the 2018 Sundance hit Skate Kitchen, which serves as the inspiration for the upcoming female-led skateboarding comedy Betty on HBO. Watch the Betty trailer below. Betty Trailer In 2018, Moselle’s teen skateboarding drama Skate ...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, New York City, Teen, Moselle, Sundance, Camille, Lesley Arfin, Betty, Crystal Moselle, TV Trailer, Arfin, Skate Kitchen

‘The Independent’: Kumail Nanjiani Adds a Political Thriller to His Resumé

Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, The Big Sick) continues to add fascinating projects to his already eclectic resume. Hot on the heels of launching the AppleTV+ anthology series Little America, the actor/writer/producer has signed on to star in a political thriller called The Independent, in which he’ll play a journalist who uncovers a conspiracy. The Hollywood Reporter says Nanjiani “will play an idealistic young journalist who uncovers a major political conspiracy just as America’s first via...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Obama, Casting, Berlin, America, Barack Obama, United States, Thriller, Mitt Romney, The Independent, Political, Hollywood Reporter, Dolittle, Stuber

Disney blocks John Oliver’s new episode critical of India’s PM Modi

Hotstar, India’s largest on-demand video streaming service with over 300 million users, has blocked the newest episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” that was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a move that has angered many of its customers ahead of Disney+’s launch in one of the world’s largest entertainment markets next month. In the episode, aired hours before the U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to India, Oliver talked about some of the questionable policies enfo...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Hbo, Media, Entertainment, Abc, Youtube, Saudi Arabia, John Oliver, India, Disney, Narendra Modi, Tech, Netflix, Cbs, Donald Trump

Cuddles and Rage talk Bites of Terror - their new horror comic

by Mike Rhode Cuddles and Rage (aka Jimmy and Liz Reed) have a new book coming out soon, but it's not a friendly little children's book. Instead it's 144 pages of horror comics starring anthropometric food.  As their press release states -  Tales from the Crypt meets All My Friends Are Dead in Bites of Terror: 10 Frightfully Delicious Tales (Quirk Books; On sale: March 24, 2020) by the creative duo Cuddles and Rage, also known as Liz and Jimmy Reed. The team’s adorabl...
Tags: Food, Comics, Hbo, Washington Post, EC, Liz, Hyde, Jimmy, Richmond VA, Nerdist, Jimmy Reed, EC Comics, Mike Rhode, Crypt, Molly McAleer, Cuddles & Rage

‘Parasite’ Streaming Exclusively on Hulu This April

Parasite, the Oscar-winning movie everyone keeps talking about, is headed to Hulu. The streaming service landed the exclusive streaming rights to Bong Joon-ho’s acclaimed film, and will debut the movie this April. The Neon-released movie raked-up a wealth of awards during awards season, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards, along with the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, the SAG Award for Best Ensem...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Kim, Hulu, Parks, Adam Mckay, Golden Globe, Bong Joon, Parasite, Netflix/Streaming Video

Parasite to Stream Exclusively on Hulu in the U.S. This April

Parasite to Stream Exclusively on Hulu in the U.S. This April The Academy Award-winning film Parasite will stream exclusively on Hulu beginning Wednesday, April 8, under a deal with the indie studio Neon, according to Variety. Hulu confirmed the news via their official Twitter account. You can view the post below! The rumors are true. #Parasite is coming to Hulu on April 8. pic.twitter.com/d6I3IJocBv — Hulu (@hulu) February 24, 2020 RELATED: Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite, Memories of Murder Get...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Streaming, Kim, Hulu, Mark Ruffalo, Ki, Bong Joon Ho, ComingSoon, Movie News, Chang Hyae Jin, Variety Hulu, Song Kang ho Lee Sun kyun, Jim Won Han

New Westworld Season 3 Secret Trailers Highlight Dolores and Caleb

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Westworld Season 3 secret trailers highlight Dolores and Caleb Last week, Westworld fans have discovered that HBO has secretly released a new trailer that was hidden within the show’s Incite Inc. website, and now two more secret trailers have been successfully revealed for the upcoming third season of the network’s critically-acclaimed sci-fi series. The videos give highlight to the relationship between Evan Rachel Wood’s Dolores and new cast member Aaron Paul’s Cale...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, NFL, TV News, Marshawn Lynch, Westworld, Aaron Paul, Michael Crichton, Dolores, Caleb, Evan Rachel Wood, ComingSoon, Rodrigo Santoro, Warner Bros Television

Kumail Nanjiani To Lead Political Thriller The Independent

Kumail Nanjiani to lead political thriller The Independent While Kumail Nanjiani (The Lovebirds) is best known for his work in the comedy genre, he is looking to break character type as he has signed on to star in the upcoming political thriller The Independent, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: New The Eternals Set Photos Feature Kumail Nanjiani & Kit Harington The film, written by Evan Parter and directed by Emmy-nominee Amy Rice (By the People: The Election of Barack Obama) ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Berlin, America, Barack Obama, Silicon Valley, Emmy, TNT, European Film Market, Exchange, Jordan Peele, Kumail Nanjiani, Ryan Cunningham, ComingSoon, Movie News, Kumail

‘The Chair’: Sandra Oh to Star in Amanda Peet’s Netflix Series, Which is Produced By Benioff and Weiss

Last summer, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss signed a massive five-year deal with Netflix worth $250 million, which precipitated their departure from a galaxy far, far away. Six months later, we now know what their next big project is going to be at the streaming service. Benioff and Weiss and fellow Game of Thrones executive producer Bernadette Caulfield will executive produce a new dramedy series called The Chair, which will star Sandra Oh. Actress and playwright Aman...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, Casting, Netflix, Pensacola, Leslie Jones, Jay Duplass, Silverman, Peet, Sandra, Weiss, David-Benioff, Amanda-Peet

‘Bad Education’ Trailer: Hugh Jackman Tries to Cover Up a Scandal

Based on a true story, Bad Education involves a student reporter who uncovers an embezzlement scandal at the Roslyn School District, in Long Island. Hugh Jackman plays the superintendent of the district who attempts to set things right – via a cover-up. Needless to say, things get messy. Allison Janney and Ray Romano co-star in the feature, which is headed to HBO. Dig the trailer below. Bad Education Trailer In the early 2000s, respected school superintendant was arrested in an $11.2 mi...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Hugh-Jackman, Movie Trailers, Bad Education, Allison-Janney, Long Island, True Story, Frank, Ray Romano, NY Mag, Tassone, Cory Finley, Roslyn School District, Vanity Fair Bad Education, Frank Tassone Hugh Jackman

Teaser Trailer for School Scandal 'Bad Education' with Hugh Jackman

"I have been doing some digging. I'm… concerned… with what I found." HBO has unveiled a teaser trailer for the film Bad Education, which received rave reviews out of the Toronto Film Festival last fall. The film is a fictionalized version of the true story of the single largest public school embezzlement scandal in history - about schools on Long Island. You can read more about it in this NY Magazine article. Hugh Jackman stars as Frank Tassone, the superintendent caught up in an embezzling ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Trailer, Hugh Jackman, NY Magazine, To Watch, Alex Wolff, Frank Tassone, Teaser Trailer for School Scandal Bad Education

Superman: Red Son Clip: Lex & Lois Are a Couple

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Superman: Red Son clip: Lex & Lois are a couple Warner Bros. has debuted a new clip from the upcoming animated adaptation of the acclaimed comic book mini-series Superman: Red Son, showing one of the biggest twists from the Elseworlds storyline that Lex Luthor has hair and is dating Lois Lane. The clip can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Superman: Red Son Blu-ray Details & Trailer Released Based on DC’s famed Elseworlds tale from 2003, Superman: Red Son takes p...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Christopher Nolan, Movies, Russia, Superman, Gotham, United States, Kansas, Warner Bros, Joseph Stalin, Peter Serafinowicz, Lex, Soviet Union, Golden Globe, Isaacs

What’s the state of black film today? These experts explore the range of African-American movie achievements

Melvin Van Peebles had directed a few short films in the late ’50s when he left San Francisco for Hollywood with the goal of trading his day job on a cable car for a career behind the camera. “They said, ‘We don’t need cable car operators as film directors,’” said his son Mario Van Peebles, a second-generation filmmaker, as he introduced a newly restored version of his father’s first feature “The Story of a Three-Day Pass” at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 16. “He said, ‘No,...
Tags: Europe, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, California, France, New York City, Disney, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Ap, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Selma

Hidden ‘Westworld’ Trailer Found on Viral Marketing Website Reveals New Footage

Westworld has been off the air for a long while as it has revamped for the upcoming third season, but it looks like showrunners Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, and their partners at HBO have gotten back in the saddle and are up to their old tricks once again. A hidden Westworld trailer for season 3 has been located by an inquisitive Reddit fan who poked around on a viral marketing website, and you can check out the trailer below. Hidden Westworld Trailer If you visit the Westworld viral marke...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Reddit, Vpn, Westworld, Aaron Paul, Jeffrey Wright, Arnold, Dolores, PAUL, Bernard, Cassel, Action/Adventure

Bad Education Teaser: Hugh Jackman Stars in New HBO Film

Bad Education Teaser: Hugh Jackman stars in new HBO film HBO has released the first teaser for director Cory Finley’s upcoming comedy-drama film Bad Education, starring Golden Globe winner Hugh Jackman (The Greatest Showman, Les Misérables) and Academy Award winner Allison Janney (I, Tonya). The film had its world premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival where HBO Films has won the distribution rights for $17.5 million. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Fascis...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Movies, Hugh Jackman, TV News, Les Miserables, Allison Janney, Long Island, New York Magazine, Frank, Golden Globe, Movie News, HBO Films, Robert Kolker, Cory Finley, Mike Makowsky

Danai Gurira Inks Overall Deal with ABC Studios

Danai Gurira inks overall deal with ABC Studios With the end approaching for her seven-season run on AMC’s long-running The Walking Dead, Danai Gurira has signed a two-year overall creative deal with ABC Studios to create, develop, write and produce new projects for the Disney-owned branch, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Lupita Nyong’o & Danai Gurira’s Americanah Gets Series Order at HBO Max Gurira, who was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play for her 2016 play Eclipsed,...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Danai Gurira, Nigeria, Amc, Disney, America, Moon, Broadway, Zimbabwe, TV News, Hulu, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Lupita Nyong

‘Cus and Mike’ Casts Anthony Hopkins as Mike Tyson’s Trainer

Anthony Hopkins is going to train Mike Tyson…sort of. Hopkins is set to play Tyson’s trainer Cus D’Amato in Cus and Mike, a new film about Tyson’s meteoric rise, directed by Nick Cassavetes. D’Amato adopted Tyson after the boxer’s mother died and then trained him over the next few years. Both Martin Scorsese and Bruce Willis were both attempting to get a film about D’Amato made in the past, and D’Amato was portrayed by George C. Scott in the HBO movie Tyson. Deadline has the news about Antho...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Casting, Mike Tyson, True Story, Anthony, Anthony-Hopkins, Hopkins, Bruce Willis, Martin Scorsese, Mike, George C Scott, Evander Holyfield, Tyson, Amato, D'Amato

Westworld Season 3: A Hidden Trailer Discovered Within the Incite Website

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Westworld Season 3: A hidden trailer discovered within the Incite website After HBO  revealed the new trailer for the upcoming third season of Westworld yesterday, it looks like the network will continue to take up the show’s level of mystery as fans had learned that a different version of the trailer had also been secretly released. Thanks to a dedicated fan in Reddit, a hidden trailer for the newest season of HBO‘s critically-acclaimed sci-fi series has been successful...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, NFL, Reddit, TV News, Marshawn Lynch, Westworld, Aaron Paul, Michael Crichton, ComingSoon, Vincent Cassel, Rodrigo Santoro, Warner Bros Television, Jonathan Nolan Lisa Joy

Game of Thrones’ Kristofer Hivju Joins The Witcher Season 2

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Game of Thrones’ Kristofer Hivju joins The Witcher Season 2 As production officially begins for the upcoming second season of The Witcher, Netflix has announced that Games of Thrones alum Kristofer Hivju has been tapped for the role of Nivellen in the next installment of the  Henry Cavill-led fantasy series adaptation. In the books, Nivellen was a cursed man, who was turned into a human beast by a young priestess. This will mark the latest TV project for Hivju since portra...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Netflix, Ireland, Poland, TV News, Streaming, Henry Cavill, Wolf, Lambert, Lydia, Dolittle, Sean Daniel, Sean Daniel Company, Sabrina

‘The Witcher’ Season 2 Begins Production With New Cast Members, Including ‘Game of Thrones’ Alum Kristofer Hivju

Toss a coin to your Witcher, because the hit fantasy adventure series is coming back for season 2. Netflix has announced that The Witcher season 2 has begun production in the U.K., with a planned launch date in 2021. Henry Cavill returns in the title role of the gruff monster hunter, and is joined by his unlikely band of misfits: Anya Chalotra as the sorceress Yennefer, Freya Allan as the orphaned princess Ciri, and Joey Batey as everyone’s favorite bard Jaskier. The returning actors are joined...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Henry Cavill, Ed Bazalgette, Witcher, Action/Adventure, Batey, Geralt, Kristofer Hivju, Hivju, Ciri, The Witcher, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich

‘Friends’ Sales Rise as the Show Lies in Limbo Between Streaming Services

Breaking news: turns out people still really like watching Friends. The mega-hit NBC sitcom has become a cross-generational juggernaut, resonating with not only the original audience who watched it live, but also with millennials who may not have even been born yet when the show debuted in 1994. Now, with the show having left Netflix and awaiting its arrival on the soon-to-be-launched HBO Max streaming service, fans are still looking for their Friends fix – and they’re getting it by buying the ...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Nbc, Drama, Friends, Netflix, Warner Brothers, WB, Warner Bros Home Entertainment, Markson, Rosemary Markson, Blu-ray & DVD, HBO Max, Variety Friends

‘Beforeigners’ Trailer: What Happens When Vikings and Citizens from the Stone Age Suddenly Appear in Modern Day Society?

If you find yourself getting bored by the TV shows you’re watching, here’s one with a fascinating twist that seems worth checking out. It’s called Beforeigners, and it’s a show that imagines a scenario in which people from the Viking era, the Stone Age, and the late 1800s suddenly flash into existence in modern day Norway with no explanation. Watch the trailer below. Beforeigners Trailer The six-part series hails from Eilif Skodvin and Anne Bjørnstad, the creators of Lillyhammer, which w...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, Hbo, Television, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Fox, Netflix, United States, Norway, Vikings, Oslo Norway, House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, TV Trailer, Anne Bjørnstad

Eli Roth to Direct Borderlands Movie Adaptation for Lionsgate

Eli Roth to direct Borderlands movie adaptation for Lionsgate Lionsgate has announced that Eli Roth (Hostel, Death Wish, The House with a Clock in Its Walls), is set to helm the motion picture adaptation of Borderlands, based on the bestselling PC and console gaming experience from developer Gearbox Software and publisher 2K. RELATED: Run Trailer: Sarah Paulson Stars in Lionsgate’s New Horror Thriller As director, Roth joins the team led by producers Avi Arad and Ari Arad, who produce through...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Lionsgate, Paul Feig, Emmy, Sarah Paulson, Eli Roth, Craig, Roth, Eli, Randy Pitchford, James Myers, Nathan Kahane, Borderlands, ComingSoon, Movie News

‘Hunters’ Showrunner Nikki Toscano on the Show’s Unorthodox Style and Balancing Thrills With Reverence [Interview]

Al Pacino takes on his first streaming television series in Amazon’s new series Hunters . He plays Meyer Offerman, a Holocaust survivor leading a team of Nazi hunters in 1977 New York. While  David Weil created the series,  he shares showrunner duties with Nikki Toscano. Toscano comes from shows like 24: Legacy, Shades of Blue, State of Affairs, Revenge and Bates Motel . Jordan Peele’s company Monkeypaw Productions produces Hunters. Toscano spoke with /Film by phone this week abo...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, New York, Television, Movies, Interviews, Nazis, Features, David, Budapest, Jordan, Nazi, Meyer, Al Pacino, Hunters, Times Square

Westworld Season 3 Trailer: The Hosts Have Found the Real World

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Westworld Season 3 trailer: The hosts have found the real world HBO has debuted a new full trailer for the highly-anticipated third season of HBO’s Westworld teasing a thrilling new installment in which the hosts have made their way to the real world and everybody finds themselves on new, explosive paths of destiny. The trailer can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: New Westworld Season 3 Teaser Sets Premiere Date The series is scheduled to return with an extended 7...
Tags: Amazon, Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, NFL, TV News, Marshawn Lynch, Westworld, Michael Crichton, Rodrigo Santoro, Warner Bros Television, Jonathan Nolan Lisa Joy, Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, Richard J Lewis Roberto Patino Athena Wickham, Ben Stephenson Westworld

My Brilliant Friend Season 2 Trailer: Growing Up Doesn’t Mean Letting Go

My Brilliant Friend Season 2 trailer: Growing up doesn’t mean letting go HBO has released the official trailer for the upcoming second season of Italian drama series My Brilliant Friend, which will be based on Elena Ferrante’s second novel in the Neapolitan book series titled The Story of a New Name. Featuring the return of Margherita Mazzucco and Gaia Girace as Elena and Lila, the series is set to return on Monday, March 16. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Run Teaser Pre...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, TV News, Naples, Elena Ferrante, Elena, Lila, Phoebe Waller Bridge, Ferrante, My Brilliant Friend, Elena Greco, Raffaella Cerullo, Lila Elena, Elisa Del Genio

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