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The Crown series creator Peter Morgan has always been clear that the Netflix series is intended to humanize Britain’s royals. “Let’s just stop thinking about them as a royal family for just a second,” he said in 2018, “And think about them as just a regular family.”
Mandy Moore has joined the cast of Dr. Death Season 2. The award-winning actress, most recently seen in This Is Us, will star opposite previously-announced lead Edgar Ramirez in the Peacock anthology series. Moore is set to play investigative journalist Benita Alexander, who gets swept up into a whirlwind romance with renowned surgeon Paolo Macchiarini (Ramirez) only to discover there's a lot more to him than meets the eye.
Nearly 30 years after Scott Calvin first brought holiday cheer to the big screen, Tim Allen reprises the iconic role in a sequel series for Disney+, The Santa Clauses. Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd, and David Krumholtz will reprise their roles from the film series alongside newcomers Kal Penn and Laura San Giacomo.
Trevor Noah is back with a new Netflix special. In the first trailer for I Wish You Would, the soon-to-be former host of The Daily Show posits that all one needs to win a United States election is a "strange voice". He then shows off impressions of John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, and Donald Trump.
The White Lotus will return for a third season. HBO announced today that it had ordered a third season of Mike White's award-winning anthology series, which is currently airing Season 2. The White Lotus Season 2, set in Sicily, recently became the #1 title overall on HBO Max. "Reflecting on...
The Drew Barrymore Show will not be hosted by Drew Barrymore... at least for a few days. The host announced today on Instagram that she had received a Covid-19 diagnosis and would "be back soon" following her recovery. Barrymore also revealed that iconic rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and co-host Ross Matthews would take over hosting duties while she recovers and quarantines.
Lily Collins will lead Amazon's adaptation of The Accomplice. The Emily in Paris star is set to headline and executive produce the small-screen imagining of Lisa Lutz's novel, which is will be adapted by Olivia Milch (Ocean's Eight, Dude). Per the official logline, The Accomplice "tells the story of Luna...
Jennifer Grey is the latest actress to step into Gwen Shamblin Lara's shoes. The Dirty Dancing star will play Shamblin Lara in the upcoming Lifetime Original Movie Gwen Shamblin: Starving for Salvation. The news comes after Sarah Paulson was announced to be leading HBO's adaptation of its own docusieres, The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin.
Sandra Oh is the latest star to join the cast of The Sympathizer. HBO's adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel was ordered to series last year. Fresh off a four-season run on Killing Eve, the Emmy Award-winner will star as Sofia Mori, "a liberated feminist who, in the midst of a love triangle, begins to awaken to the complexity of her own Asian American identity."
Ellen Pompeo is hanging up her white coat. The actress confirmed today that she would be departing Grey's Anatomy after 19 years. The news comes following her character's scaled back presence in the current season of Shonda Rhimes' medical drama and decision to move to Boston and research Alzheimer's disease, a cause close to Meredith's heart.
The war has just begun in the Gossip Girl Season 2 trailer. The second season of HBO Max's Gossip Girl reboot promises more schemes, secrets, and scandal. Jordan Alexander, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Emily Alyn Lind, Thomas Doherty, Evan Mock, Savannah Lee Smith, and Zion Moreno return for top-notch teen drama as they go up against one another to become the one true queen of Manhattan's elite.
After 11 seasons, 12 years, and countless spinoffs, The Walking Dead comes to an end this weekend. In order to give the beloved zombie drama a proper sendoff, AMC will be hosting a live red carpet event before the finale, plus a special edition of Talking Dead breaking down the episode.
"This time, no one chooses for me," Will (Jabari Banks) says in the teaser for Bel-Air Season 2. A dramatic reimagining of the iconic '90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air starring Will Smith, Bel-Air is set in contemporary Los Angeles and depicts Will's complicated journey between two worlds. Season...
This month marks the 50th anniversary of HBO, which launched on November 8, 1972. In our "HBO at 50" retrospective, Primetimer tracks the evolution of the cabler, from fledgling network to prestigious programmer and awards magnet. The centerpiece shot of the brief teaser HBO released for Season 4 of Succession...
Good Night, and Good Luck is getting the TV treatment. George Clooney's 2005 film is being adapted for television by AMC from the script written by Clooney and Grant Heslov. The series will reportedly consist of six episodes. Jonathan Glatzer (Better Call Saul, Succession) will serve as showrunner of the series, and he will also executive produce alongside Clooney, Heslov, Mark Cuban, Todd Wagner, Haley Jones, Jeff Skoll, and Miura Kite.
Interview with the Vampire? More like interview with the therapist. Today, Jonah Hill sits down with Phil Stutz, his friend and therapist, in a Netflix documentary about mental health and personal growth. Hill directed the film, which sees him sit down for an unorthodox session that flips their typical doctor-patient dynamic on its head.
The Murdaughs are getting the drama treatment. The prominent family recently got the docuseries treatment with Low Country: The Murdaugh Dynasty on HBO Max, and now it's set to become a true-crime drama at Hulu. Erin Lee Carr (Britney vs Spears, Mommy Dead and Dearest) and Michael D. Fuller (Locke & Key) will adapt the popular Murdaugh Murders podcast for the streamer. Podcast host Mandy Matney, Nick Antosca, and Alex Hedlund will serve as executive producers.
Natasha Rothwell is taking her talents to Hulu. Rothwell, known for series like Insecure and The White Lotus, will star in, write, and co-showrun How to Die Alone, a comedy that has received a series order from the streamer. Per Hulu and studio Onyx Collective, the half-hour comedy is set...
True Lies, the action-drama inspired by James Cameron's film of the same name, has a premiere date. Starring Steve Howey (Shameless) and Ginger Gonzaga (She-Hulk), the series "follows Harry (Howey), a first-class international spy for U.S. intelligence agency Omega Sector, and his wife, Helen (Gonzaga), a language professor bored with her daily routine, who makes the shocking discovery that her seemingly ordinary husband is leading an extraordinary double life."
After nearly 20 years on Japanese television, real-life tag competition Run for the Money makes the jump to Netflix today. The latest iteration of the high-stakes game show sees Japanese actors, artists, and athletes face off in a chaotic and epic battle. Also today: Peacock’s A Friend of the Family...