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The Daily Stream: ‘LEGO Masters’ is a Delightfully Friendly Competition Fueled by Pure Imagination

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Series: LEGO Masters Where You Can Stream It: Hulu The Pitch: Based on the hit British reality-competition series of the same name, LEGO Masters brings in teams of two brick builders in a friendly competition where imagination, design, and creativity are king. Hosted by Will Arnett, the series features a variety of LEGO challen...
Tags: Television, Movies, Features, Fox, Lego, Hulu, Will Arnett, Toy, Featured Stories Sidebar, Lego Masters, The Daily Stream


Roxxon Explained: Behind the Sinister Marvel Organization Teased in ‘Loki’

Minor spoilers for Loki episode two follow. You might have noticed their flashing neon signs throughout Loki. Specifically, the signs for Roxxcart, the big-box store where thousands of people are taking refuge from a coming hurricane and where Loki and the Time Variance Authority agents descend on a mission in episode two of the Disney+ Marvel series. But Roxxcart and its neo-futuristic signage is more than just a chance for Loki to flex its Blade Runner influences — it’s a reference to Roxxon,...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Abc, America, Features, Netflix, Iron Man, Thor, Marvel Comics, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Hydra, Loki, Howard Stark, Jane Foster


J.J. Abrams and Showtime Will Solve This UFO Thing Once and for All With a New Docu-Series

UFO sightings have been with us for several decades, but in the last few years, talk of UFOs has increased, bolstered by the fact that people in power have been talking more openly about the phenomenon. In fact, this morning CNN reported that Members of the House Intelligence Committee received a classified briefing on UFOs. And now J.J. Abrams wants in on this action. His Bad Robot productions is teaming with Showtime for a four-part docu-series that delves into the wild world of Unidentified ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Documentary, Earth, Cnn, New York Times, Showtime, Pentagon, House Intelligence Committee, Ben Stephenson, Ufo, J J Abrams, Glen Zipper, Kevin Lincoln, Sean Stuart, Rachel Rusch Rich


Disney+ Moves Its Original Series Releases to Wednesdays After ‘Loki’ Was Biggest Debut Yet

Disney+ original shows will now debut on Wednesdays instead of Fridays. The release date shift of upcoming Disney+ series like Monsters at Work and Turner & Hooch comes in the wake of the monumental success of Marvel Studios’ Loki, which became the most-watched Marvel premiere for the streamer after moving its release to Wednesdays. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney+ is shifting its original series release dates from Fridays to Wednesdays, affecting all global original series inclu...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Television, Movies, Disney, Netflix, Pixar, Hulu, Paramount, Falcon, Mickey Mouse, Loki, Robin Roberts, Peacock, Release Dates, Short Circuit


11 ‘Loki’ Episode 2 Easter Eggs and What They Could Mean for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The second episode of Loki has arrived on Disney+. Along with the shocking revelation of a new character entering the fray (who may not be who we think they are), there are plenty of Easter eggs and hidden details to pick up on throughout. In fact, there’s a huge swath of Easter eggs that involve the Sacred Timeline itself! So, let’s dig into some Loki episode 2 Easter eggs and talk about what they mean, Naturally, this means major spoilers for the second episode of Loki.  Before we begin, we...
Tags: New York, Television, Movies, Disney, Earth, Features, Tennessee, New Jersey, Sequels, San Diego, Wisconsin, Thor, Oklahoma, Owen Wilson, Saturn, Marvel Comics


‘Loki’ is Basically Marvel’s Version of ‘Doctor Who’ – And That Rules, Actually

Do you remember how the feverish speculation surrounding the next lead in the legendary science fiction series Doctor Who would always, inevitably land on Tom Hiddleston? Rallying cries of “Tom Hiddleston as the 12th Doctor!” or “Tom Hiddleston should be the 13th Doctor!” frequently circulated the internet, as did fan art that depicted the Avengers star in front of the TARDIS, that blue box in which the Doctor traveled in time and space. Well, fans kind of got their wish with Loki, the new Marv...
Tags: London, Television, Movies, Doctor Who, Disney, Bbc, Features, Terry Gilliam, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Pompeii, Hunter, Loki, TVA, Tish, Hiddleston


First ‘Uzumaki’ Footage Teases Adult Swim’s Adaptation of Junji Ito’s Terrifying Manga

Feast your eyes on 35 glorious seconds of Uzumaki, Adult Swim’s highly anticipated adaptation of Junji Ito‘s classic horror manga. Originally announced in 2019 for a 2020 release, Uzumaki was one of many productions hit with delays due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and has now set a new release for October 2022. But to keep us going as we wait the long months to be terrified out of our wits, Adult Swim has released the first Uzumaki footage from the opening episode of the miniseries. ...
Tags: Japan, Adult Swim, Television, Movies, Horror, Anime, ITO, Junji Ito, Tomie, Hiroshi Nagahama, Nagahama, Uzumaki, Kurouzu, Nahahama, Junji Ito Junji Ito, Gyo He


The ‘Loki’ Credits May Have Accidentally Revealed a Pretty Big Spoiler

Major spoilers follow for the second episode of Loki. The second episode of Loki dropped a pretty major bomb on us (literally and figuratively), with the reveal of the fugitive Loki Variant who is wreaking havoc across the Sacred Timeline. Our Loki Variant (Tom Hiddleston) has a pretty good idea of who this fugitive is when he comes face-to-face with them, but are they really exactly who they appear to be? According to the credits for the international versions of the most recent Loki episode, ...
Tags: Television, Movies, New York City, Disney, Features, Oklahoma, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Loki, Martino, Sylvie, Richard E Grant, DiMartino, Comic Book/Superhero, Amora


Let’s Talk About the Big Bad ‘Loki’ Variant and What It Means for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Major spoilers follow for the second episode of Loki. You’ve been warned! The second episode of Loki on Disney+ revealed a lot, including having our Loki (Tom Hiddleston) come face-to-face with the Variant of himself wracking havoc on the Time Variance Authority and the Sacred Timeline. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a version of Loki like this – the comic book world has seen all sorts of Loki variants (well, maybe not in the TVA definition of the word), including this one. Read on to lea...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Alabama, Features, Frost, Loki, TVA, Brian Michael Bendis, Hiddleston, Michael Straczynski, Stuart Immonen, Di Martino, Norman Osborn, Loki Tom Hiddleston, New Avengers


‘Loki’ Star Tom Hiddleston Discusses Sophia Di Martino’s Surprising and Mysterious Series Debut

Today brings the second episode of Marvel’s Loki to Disney+, and it thrusts us straight into the pursuit of a dangerous time criminal who has been assaulting Time Variant Authority agents and stealing their time-altering gadgets. In addition to putting Tom Hiddleston into full-on time detective mode alongside Owen Wilson as Mobius, the episode also brings Sophia Di Martino into the series as a surprising and mysterious character. Find out what Tom Hiddleston had to say about working with the ac...
Tags: Television, Movies, Interviews, Disney, Features, Sequels, Owen Wilson, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Loki, Kang, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Mobius, Featured Stories Sidebar, Sophia Di Martino


‘Dr. Death’ Trailer: The Shocking True Crime Podcast About the Surgeon From Hell Becomes a Peacock Series

Doctors take a Hippocratic Oath to uphold ethical standards and not willingly harm their patients. But that didn’t stop former neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch from maiming several of his patients, and killing two others. The scary story of Dr. Duntsch was chronicled in the Wondery podcast Dr. Death, and now the story has become a Peacock series, too. The series tracks Duntsch’s rise, crimes, and downfall – as well as the system that protected him for far too many years. Joshua Jackson, Grace G...
Tags: Peacock, Television, True Story, TV Trailer, Dr. Death, Joshua-Jackson


‘Cobra Kai’ Was Heavily Inspired by the Gruesome HBO Prison Series ‘Oz’

What’s the connection between Ralph Macchio, karate kicks, Ernie Hudson, and prison riots? You’d be surprised. One of the creators of Netflix’s Cobra Kai tweeted Tuesday that “there is no Cobra Kai without Oz.” Yes, the gruesome HBO drama about frequently violent prisoners. Fact: there is no Cobra Kai without Oz. This show has inspired our storytelling as much as any show and continues to– we rewatched the episodes every day after shooting S4.‘Oz’ Retrospective: Creator & Stars Reminisce Ab...
Tags: Hbo, Vince Gilligan, Television, Movies, Netflix, Winters, Emerald City, Daniel, Oz, Battle Creek, Johnny, Gilligan, Ernie Hudson, Cobra Kai, Ralph Macchio, Dean Winters


‘American Gigolo’ TV Series Will Star Jon Bernthal and Re-Imagine the Original Film

Breaking news: Jon Bernthal is a gigolo. An American Gigolo, that is. Bernthal, a very good actor who should really be a bigger star by now, is set to star in a Showtime series based on the 1980 Richard Gere movie American Gigolo. Bernthal will play a guy recently released from prison who hopes to get his life back on track. And, if we’re to take the title literally, he’ll become a gigolo at some point. Since everything old is new again, Schrader’s film is now becoming a TV series. Believe i...
Tags: Television, Movies, Los Angeles, Roger Ebert, Showtime, Bruckheimer, Richard Gere, Michelle, Jerry Bruckheimer, Julian, Rosie O Donnell, Jon Bernthal, Wayne Brady, Paul Schrader, Film to TV, Jonathan Littman


‘Big Mouth’ Spin-Off ‘Human Resources’ Adds Aidy Bryant, Randall Park & More to the Voice Cast

The world of Netflix’s raunchy animated series Big Mouth will soon be expanding with the spin-off Human Resources. Taking place in the world of the hormone monsters Maurice and Connie (Nick Kroll and Maya Rudolph), the series will spend more time with the various creatures who guide humanity through all the stages of life, from childbirth to puberty and and even our autumn years. Since there are much more than hormone monsters hanging around, Netflix has recruited some top-tier voice talent to ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Casting, Park, Netflix, Animation, Nick Kroll, Human Resources, Aidy Bryant, BoJack Horseman, Keke Palmer, Variety, Maya-Rudolph, Pete, Maurice


Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 2: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) The first season of the animated comedy series Star Trek: Lower Decks was one of the funniest shows of 2020, and thankfully it won’t be long until the second season arrives. Here is everything you need to know about Star Trek: Lower Decks season 2. Star Trek Lower Decks Season 2 Release Date and Where You Can Watch It The sec...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Animation, Orion, Cbs, Paramount, Cerritos, Starfleet, Release Dates, Jack Quaid, Jonathan Frakes, William Riker, Gillian Vigman, Sam Rutherford


‘American Horror Stories’ Trailer Teases the Creepy, Bite-Sized Version of ‘American Horror Story’

The American Horror Story brand is growing with American Horror Stories. This new series is kind of like the American Horror Story version of Tales From the Crypt, or Creepshow, or Tales From the Darkside, or – well, you get the point. Rather than telling one story across a season, American Horror Stories will have a new story every episode, and that’s the type of premise that has a lot of promise. A new American Horror Stories teaser has arrived, hinting at the nightmares to come. American...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Hulu, Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story, FX, Sarah Paulson, Paris Jackson, TV Trailer, Manny Coto, American Horror Stories


That ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Prequel Series Starring Gaston and LeFou is Actually Happening

The live-action Beauty and the Beast is officially getting a prequel series focused on Gaston and LeFou, and I have only one question: who wants this? Look, the Beauty and the Beast remake was a hit, but is there anyone out there craving an entire prequel TV series about these particular characters? I would say no, but I guess I’m wrong since Disney is about to sink some cash into this idea. Beauty and the Beast actors Luke Evans and Josh Gad are both onboard to reprise their roles, and Briana ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Disney, Beauty and the Beast, Belle, Louie, Glenn Slater, Alan Menken, Gaston, Josh-Gad, Tilly, Luke Evans, Adam Horowitz, Liesl Tommy, Gary Marsh


Will Forte Reads an Absurd ‘MacGruber’ TV Series Speech About What Makes the World Worth Saving

If there’s one thing we’re looking forward to on Peacock, it’s the forthcoming MacGruber TV series, based on the (truly incredible) feature film comedy of the same name, which was in turn based on the Saturday Night Live sketch parody of MacGyver. We’ve yet to see any photos or footage from the show, but during an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers last week, star and executive producer Will Forte read an absurd and hilarious speech from the series about why his team’s latest mission is ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, America, United States, Seth Meyers, Mickey Rourke, Molson, Video Clips, Will-forte, Perry, Peacock, Forte, Sam Elliott, Laurence Fisburne, MacGruber


‘Assassin’s Creed’ TV Series Nabs ‘Die Hard’ and ‘The Fugitive’ Screenwriter

Assassin’s Creed, the 2016 film starring Michael Fassbender, may not have broken the video game curse, but now the same property is moving to television with a screenwriter who boasts an impressive action movie pedigree. Jeb Stuart, who co-wrote Die Hard and The Fugitive, among other films, has boarded Netflix’s new live-action Assassin’s Creed series. Variety reports that Jeb Stuart will serve as writer on the new Netflix series, which is part of a development deal that could see future ani...
Tags: Television, Movies, Netflix, Assassin's Creed, Michael Fassbender, Ubisoft, Creed, Vikings, Terrence Malick, Stuart, Fassbender, Assassin, Valhalla, Ubisoft Montreal, Jeb-Stuart, Steven E de Souza


‘Girls5Eva’ Season 2 is Heading to Peacock for More Glitter and Glam and Girl Power

In true pop star fashion, Girls5Eva announced on YouYube that the hit Peacock comedy is no longer just a one-hit-wonder. Sara Bareilles, Busy Philipps, Paula Pell, and Renée Elise Goldsberry are all back on stage (er, screen) for season 2 as Girls5Eva, because this reunited girl group is going to be famous forever. Peacock announced on YouTube that their ’90s pop music comedy is officially secured for a second season. Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Content, NBCUniversal Television and Str...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Paula Pell, Tony, Sara Bareilles, Peacock, LFO, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Busy Philipps, Tina Nigro, NBCUniversal Television, Lisa Katz, Girls5eva, Sara Bareilles Busy Philipps Paula Pell


‘Clarice’ to End After One Season on CBS, Maybe the Lambs Will Stop Screaming

The lambs may finally stop screaming. Clarice will reportedly end after just one season on CBS, after talks stalled on the Silence of the Lambs prequel’s planned move from CBS to Paramount+. Now, it seems that move has been nixed, and Clarice is doomed to be thrown at the bottom of a hole alongside so many other one-season shows. Deadline reports that Clarice will end after one season, after negotiations between Paramount+ and co-producer MGM, which would have moved the series to the streame...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Nbc, Horror, Cbs, Bill, Hannibal Lecter, Paramount, MGM, Clarice, Epix, CBS Studios, Bryan Fuller, Alex Kurtzman, Clarice Starling


Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Series ‘The Watcher’ Will Terrorize Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale

The Watcher, a new Ryan Murphy Netflix series inspired by creepy true events, has found its leads. Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale will star in the series as a married couple who move into the dream home – only to then start receiving disturbing letters from someone calling themselves The Watcher. And as strange as this all sounds, it actually happened – to a married couple living in Westfield, New Jersey. Deadline has the scoop that Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale will star in The Watcher, ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Netflix, Bobby Cannavale, Ryan Murphy, Naomi Watts, True Story, Murphy, Boulevard, Westfield New Jersey, Cannavale, The Watcher, Ryan Murphy Netflix, The Watcher Naomi Watts, Westfield New Jersey Deadline


Betty Gilpin is No Longer in ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story,’ But She Did Master Her Ann Coulter Impression

Betty Gilpin, who has quickly become one of those performers who is great in pretty much anything, was supposed to play infamous right-wing ghoul Ann Coulter in the upcoming season of American Crime Story that focuses on the Bill Clinton impeachment. But even though most info for the upcoming show still lists Gilpin as part of the cast, the GLOW star has revealed she’s no longer involved with the project. But she can still do a good Ann Coulter impression in case anyone is in dire need of that....
Tags: Television, Movies, Senate, Hillary Clinton, United States, Bill Clinton, American Crime Story, Sarah Paulson, True Story, Beanie Feldstein, Hyde, Jeffrey Toobin, Toobin, J Simpson, Monica Lewinsky, Little Rock


Ted Lasso Season 2: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) The hilarious, jubilant, and surprisingly moving first season of Ted Lasso was one of the very few good things the world received in 2020, and we’re inching close to the release of the highly anticipated second season. Here’s everything we know about Ted Lasso season 2 so far. Ted Lasso Season 2 Release Date and Where You Can...
Tags: Apple, Comedy, Television, Movies, Ted, Premier League, Manchester City, Jason Sudeikis, Richmond, Jamie, Keeley, Nathan, Sharon, Lasso, Appletv, Hannah Waddingham


Marvel Studios TV Shows Are Produced More Like Feature Films, But Could That Soon Change?

Since the new Marvel Studios TV shows being produced for Disney+ are so closely tied to the events of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it only makes sense that the shows are being crafted as if they were feature films. At least that’s how they’re being treated behind the scenes with a process that removes one key element of television production. Whenever a TV show is made, there’s typically a role called a showrunner. This position acts much in the same way that a director and producer would on ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Sequels, Ms. Marvel, Kate, Marvel Studios, Hawkeye, Loki, Kevin, Finlayson, Kevin Feige, Waldron, Meera Menon, Herron


How ‘Loki’ Expands on the Rules of Time Travel From ‘Avengers Endgame’

Avengers: Endgame introduced time travel into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it required a whole exposition-filled conversation for fans who may have been expecting it to work as they’ve seen in other franchises like Back to the Future and Star Trek. Now Loki has come along and made things even more complicated by expanding on those rules. Loki head writer Michael Waldron recently discussed how he and the show’s writing staff built on those rules and had to define a whole new set of them by...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sequels, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Loki, TVA, Morty, Rick, Collider, Waldron, MCU, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Michael Waldron, Avengers: Endgame


‘The Morning Show’ Season 2 Trailer: Everyone Looks Miserable in the Second Season of the Hit Apple TV+ Show

Things are tense and everyone looks unhappy in the first The Morning Show season 2 trailer. The Apple TV+ series that stars Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon is returning in September, and based on this trailer, none of the characters are enjoying themselves. There’s even a creepy, slowed-down version of “New York, New York,” as if this were a horror movie. Spooky! The Morning Show Season 2 Trailer  When Apple TV+ first launched, it was met with a bit of a shrug. Despite lining up ...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, Reese-Witherspoon, America, Apple TV, Jennifer-Aniston, Steve Carell, Alex, Diane Sawyer, Martin Scorsese, New York New York, Bradley, Uba, TV Trailer, Will Bradley


‘Loki’ Writer Michael Waldron Weighs the Future of the Time Variance Authority in the MCU

Marvel’s new series Loki expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a complicated way by introducing the Time Variance Authority, an agency tasked with preserving the flow of time in what is known as “The Sacred Timeline.” Since the TVA is trying to prevent the creation of multiverses and a potential war between them, what place does this agency have in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, especially Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness?  Loki head writer Michael Waldron wasn’t w...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sequels, Doctor Strange, Marvel Studios, Loki, TVA, Kevin Feige, Waldron, Scott Derrickson, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Derrickson, Doctor Strange 2, Michael Waldron, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


Headsup: Action, Action, and More Action!

“[In Voyagers], with the future of the human race at stake, a group of young men and women, bred for intelligence and obedience, embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. But when they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they defy their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life on the ship descends into chaos, they’re consumed by fear, lust, and the insatiable hunger for power.” — from Lionsgate After a rocky path to theatrical release (originally ...
Tags: Amazon, Hong Kong, Television, Movies, Greece, Lionsgate, Pandora, New Orleans, Kenya, Cbs, Harrison Ford, Headsup, Blu-ray, Dvd, Dolby Vision, Indiana Jones


‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Will Fill in the Bounty Hunter’s Past, Robert Rodriguez is Directing Several Episodes

Before The Mandalorian continues on Disney+, Star Wars fans will take a break with a new live-action series focusing on the return of one of the most notorious bounty hunters in the galaxy. The Book of Boba Fett is bringing back the character who debuted in The Empire Strikes Back, seemed to perish in Return of the Jedi, and made a triumphant return on the second season of The Mandalorian. Actor Temuera Morrison reprised his role as the clone/adoptive son of the bounty hunter Jango Fett, and he...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Robert-Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Morrison, Don, Rodriguez, Bounty Hunter, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Temuera Morrison



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