Netflix recently released the “limited series” Maniac. The series, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga (True Detective), stars Emma Stone and Jonah Hill as two subjects in an experimental drug trial that will supposedly solve every one of their mental health issues. The series also features Sonoya Mizuno (Crazy Rich Asians), Justin Theroux (The Leftovers), Sally Fields (My Name is Doris), Billy Magnussen (Game Night), and James Monroe Iglehart (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt). While the series may only be 10 episodes, each one varying in length from roughly 26 to 45 minutes, the show packs a punch and gives us performances that will linger for a very long time.
After a long road in development hell, and some bad backlash after set photos leaked, DC Universe’s first original series Titans is now streaming. Today we’ve got a look at the first episode.
Last year Netflix released the animated series Big Mouth. Created by Nick Kroll (The Kroll Show), Andrew Goldberg (Family Guy), Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett (Journey to the Center of the Earth). The show follows a group of 7th graders who deal with the ups and downs of puberty and growing up. The show features the voice talents of Nick Kroll, John Mulaney (Oh, Hello on Broadway), Jessi Klein (Inside Amy Schumer), Jason Mantzoukas (Brooklyn 99), Jenny Slate (Bob’s Burgers), Fred Armisen (Portlandia), Maya Rudolph (Life of the Party), and Jordan Peele (Get Out).
Ask anyone who has watched the Marvel Netflix shows and they’ll tell you Iron Fist Season 1 is the bad one. Every other series has been outstanding on one level or another, but there were a lot of issues that plagued the introduction of Iron Fist. The character grew a bit more with Defenders, and when used in the second season of Luke Cage, we finally saw the Danny Rand fans know and love. The new season is without a doubt a step up from the first season, but it does still have some flaws.
Last night the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented the 70th annual Emmy Awards. After the Creative Arts Emmy’s HBO went home with a mountain of Emmy’s thanks to Game of Thrones and their winning streak continued tonight. HBO took home a total of 6 awards, including much deserved wins for Henry Winkler (Barry) and Thandie Newton (Westworld).
The 2018 San Diego International Comic Con has come to a close but we still have TONS of news from the yearly event! The hit CW show Arrow held a panel hosted by Ralph Garman at this year’s SDCC and revealed a new trailer for the upcoming season as well as some details on the upcoming season. The panel featured season 7 showrunner Beth Schwartz, and cast members Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards, Echo Kellum, Rick Gonzalez, Juliana Harkavy and Colton Haynes. Check out the trailer for the upcoming season below, followed by some details on the full panel.
The 2018 San Diego International Comic Con has begun, and we’re going to be covering the news breaking out from the SDCC all weekend! The 99 are back! After bing canceled by Fox, NBC picked up the series to return this fall for a sixth season. Andy Samberg, Melissa Fumero, Terry Crews, Stephanie Beatriz, Joe Lo Truglio, Chelsea Peretti, Dirk Blocker and Joel McKinnon Miller, showrunner Dan Goor and executive producer Luke Del Tredici were on hand at this year’s SDCC to talk about the move to NBC and plans for the new season.