BLACK MIRROR, British series has been taken over by Hollywood. The trailer for season 5 has arrived with Miley Cyrus and Anthony Mackie headlining their own episode, and only three episodes this go around. While the series has often starred Hollywood names like Jon Hamm, Bryce Dallas Howard and Rosemarie DeWitt, the actors are often not publicized to give a surprise element to the show. For the most part, some of the best BLACK MIRROR episodes feature unknown to us Yanks. Most online fans are complaining they don't need A-listers to attract them to the show, but they'll be there to watch regardless.
Debuting May 31, the Central Park Five's story is being told through a Netflix mini-series with Ava DuVernay at the helm. The five Harlem teenagers were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park and then exonerated 25 years later for the crime. Netflix is the perfect platform to retell this case of racial injustice since the streaming service allows filmmakers' creative freedom.
2018 was great for video streaming services, and the coming years promise to be even better. For the subscribers, that is, because more major players are expected to enter the competition for their favor, which usually translates either into lower prices or into better content for the same price. In the case of Netflix, though, the "prices" part is debatable, considering that it didn't only hike its subscription fees this year but it has also started experimenting with a new, more expensive plan. Netflix's Ultra subscription will offer some serious bang for its monthly $16.99 price tag: Ultra HD streaming or HDR, meaning that enjoying your favorite show on your 4K HDR TV will be an even better experience. But when it comes to content, the offer will definitely be great, with all the epic streaming-only shows coming our way in the next few years, from various providers.
Since Captain Phasma didn’t get enough screen time in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, so Marvel Comics is dedicating a comic book to the First Order baddie that takes place between THE FORCE AWAKENS and the next STAR WARS film, THE LAST JEDI. And yes this implies she survived the destruction of the Starkiller Base in FORCE AWAKENS. Check out the art from the first comic book.
will.i.am is getting into the comic book business with Marvel Comics. From the mind of seven-time Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum recording artist will.i.am, from the Black Eyed Peas, comes an all-new graphic novel created with artist Damion Scott (All-New Ghost Rider, Marvel’s Hip-Hop Variants), Marvel Comics presents MASTERS OF THE SUN – THE ZOMBIE CHRONICLES.
This June, the Marvel’s smash-hit Star Wars comics venture to a new era of a galaxy far, far away centering on Darth Vader. Superstar writer Charles Soule (Poe Dameron, Astonishing X-Men) will team with chartbusting artist Giuseppe Camuncoli (Amazing Spider-Man) to chronicle the epic rise of one of the greatest villains in all of fiction.
In keeping with the tradition of the CHUCKY movies, one of Chucky's victims is returning as a new character on the second season of the USA Network/SYFY series. Devon Sawa, who played twins in the inaugural season, was killed twice by the killer doll.
Emily and Alfie's romantic relationship will play out in season 3 of Emily in Paris. Executive producer and writer Darren Star announced the new season will begin production this summer with Lucien Laviscount joining as a series regular.
The NCIS television franchise is still going strong after several seasons. CBS has renewed their NCIS and their off shoots, NCIS: HAWAI`I and NCIS: LOS ANGELES. The press release also included that more renewals will be announced in a few weeks. Read the official announcement.
Peacock announced a new comedy series based on Playstation's global video game phenomenon, Twisted Metal starring Anthony Mackie as the main character. Mackie will also executive produce the live-action series along with executive producer Will Arnett. Take a read at the official announcement.
Disney Branded Television and Wilmer Valderrama have started development on a reimagined “Zorro” series with the 70s Show starring as the swashbuckling hero and executive producing as well. Disney originally aired the Disney action-adventure western series “Zorro” 60 years ago and will return for the first time since.