ICYMI: Duffer Brothers talk about creating Stranger Things, their childhood fears, and working together!
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Say what? The genius minds behind Stranger Things are scared of clowns and snakes?!
Getting their start back in 2015 on Fox’s Wayward Pines, the Duffer brothers discuss the success behind Stranger Things and their lifelong journey of collaborating together.
A new month means new additions to Netflix! Things to look forward to this month include Bright starring Will Smith, Season 2 of The Crown, Season 4 of Peaky Blinders, plus Christmas movies galore!
Hot Topic: Mindhunter gets a season 2 renewal, Peaky Blinders writer to bring Charles Dickens’ stories to BBC, a new Netflix original, Sex Education, set to release in 2019 and much more!
After a very successful return, Netflix renewed Mystery Science Theater 3000 for season 12 this past week!
Studiocanal has joined the world of Hulu with a new licensing deal that will allow its drama content to be a part of Hulu’s streaming service.
A Scandinavian company, Yellowbird, is teaming up with MTG Studios on a new fantasy thriller, Hidden, based on a novel.
The stories of Charles Dickens will be joining the world of BBC, courtesy of Peaky Blinders writer, Steven Knight, and Ridley Scott/Tom Hardy’s production companies.
Remember the awkward Sex Ed classes in school? Netflix announced a new coming-of-age series, Sex Education, set to stream in 2019.
After a successful first season, Netflix announced there will be a season 2 of Mindhunter!
CBS All Access ordered an original psychological thriller, Tell Me A Story, which will present fairy tales with a psychological twist.
Guess Who: Chappelle Show co-creator’s possible new Fox show, Hart of Dixie meets Daredevil, plus more!
One of the creative minds behind Chappelle’s Show, Neal Brennan, may be joining Fox for a weekly late-night program that will focus on sketches pertaining to cultural and political topics.
Hart of Dixie alum, Wilson Bethel, joins the cast of Daredevil for season 3 in the role of an FBI agent.
Interviews: CEO of HBO reveals why they did not pick up the Lord Of The Rings TV show!
HBO passed on the opportunity to acquire the new Lord of The Rings TV show, which was picked up by Amazon Studios.
According to CEO Richard Plepler there was no interest because:
“HBO already has a big-budget fantasy franchise — “Game of Thrones.”
Coming Soon: Hulu acquires streaming rights to 90’s hit sitcom, Blossom, Jon Hamm as Archangel Gabriel in Good Omens, and more!
What’s headed Hulu’s way for the holidays? A recent acquiring of subscription streaming rights from Disney/ABC gave Hulu some epic throwbacks to add to their collection, including Blossom and Bunheads. Other shows being added to Hulu in December include Designated Survivor, Revenge, and The Catch.
HBO Asia to get three new original shows that will premiere in 2018 including a horror series and two drama series’.
Amazon Studios released the first look at Jon Hamm as Archangel Gabriel in the next Neil Gaiman book to TV adaptation, Good Omens, set to release in 2019. In addition, a trailer and premiere date of December 22nd was announced for 60’s political drama, The Last Post.
Netflix has been releasing trailers for the upcoming fourth season of Black Mirror including episodes Arkangel, Crocodile, and Black Museum, with the most recent being for Hang The DJ. A premiere date has not yet been announced.
Crackle announced the premiere date for 50 Cent’s production, The Oath, debuting March 8th.
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