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Hulu has set a June premiere date for its “Love, Simon” TV series entitled “Love, Victor” — and released a steamy first-look clip from the new show.In the video, which you can view above, you’ll meet the charming young Victor (Michael Cimino) and watch him get a lesson in what it takes to be a barista from Benjie (played by George Sear), a classmate he clearly has a big crush on.Here’s Hulu’s official description for “Love, Victor,” which stars Michael Cimino as Victor and will be narrated by Nick Robinson, who reprises his role as Simon:Set in the world of the 2018 groundbreaking film “Love, Simon,” which was inspired by Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, “Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda,” the series follows Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school.Also Read: 'Love, Simon' TV Series Moves From Disney+ to HuluThe 10-episode series was originally set up at Disney+, but in February Disney announced the show would launch on Hulu instead and that a writers’ room had been opened to begin exploring storylines for a potential second season. Individuals with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap the move of “Love, Victor” was because of the more mature themes the show explores due to Victor being in high school, making it somewhat less family-friendly than the rest of Disney+’s offerings.Along with Cimino and Sear, “Love, Victor” stars Ana Ortiz, James Martinez, Isabella Ferreira, Mateo Fernandez, Rachel Naomi Hilson, Bebe Wood, Anthony Turpel and Mason Gooding.Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, who wrote the 2018 film “Love, Simon,” serve as executive producers on “Love, Victor,” alongside Brian Tanen, Jason Ensler, Isaac Klausner, Marty Bowen, Adam Fishbach, Wyck Godfrey, Pouya Shahbazian and Adam Londy.“Love, Victor” launches June 19 on Hulu.Read original story ‘Love, Simon’ TV Series ‘Love, Victor’ Sets Premiere Date at Hulu – Watch a Sneak Peek Here (Video) At TheWrap
Netflix released the teaser Thursday for Jerry Seinfeld’s upcoming stand-up comedy special, “23 Hours to Kill,” his first original comedy special in 22 years.Watch the video above, see the poster below.NetflixIt looks like we may have finally found our new James Bond.Also Read: Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David Made 9 Figures Each in Huge 'Seinfeld'-to-Netflix Deal“23 Hours” is technically his second stand-up special with Netflix, proceeded by 2017’s “Jerry Before Seinfeld.” That one was a mix of classic jokes and stories from his youth, which is why this one needs that “original” qualifier we mentioned above. Prior to “Jerry Before Seinfeld,” the comic’s previous original stand-up comedy special was 1998’s “I’m Telling You for the Last Time.” An argument can even be made against that one’s original-ness, as its entire premise was that Jerry was retiring his iconic material.Seinfeld signed a production deal with Netflix in 2017 that guaranteed two comedy specials.The streaming giant is his new home. Jerry’s hit sitcom “Seinfeld,” which he co-created with Larry David (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), moves from Hulu to Netflix in 2021. Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” series has already shifted from its former home at Sony Crackle to Netflix.“23 Hours to Kill,” an hourlong special taped at the Beacon Theater in New York City, debuts on May 5 on Netflix.Read original story Jerry Seinfeld Goes Full James Bond, Sort of, in Teaser for ’23 Hours to Kill’ Stand-up Special (Video) At TheWrap
Apple TV+ is bringing back The Fraggles with a new collection of free mini-episodes called “Fraggle Rock: Rock On.”Produced by the Jim Henson Company, which was behind the original 1980s puppet-series, the new episodes were shot on iPhones 11s at the homes of the artists and production crew members in accordance with the COVID-19 “Safer at Home” guidelines.Apple is streaming the new series for free around the world for those with an Apple ID. It premieres today with the first episode, called “Shine On,” and will be followed by another new episode every Tuesday. Watch on tv.apple.com or in the Apple TV app.Also Read: Annapurna Lays Off 'Modest' Number of Staff Including CFO James PongFans of the original series can look forward to the return of beloved characters like Gobo, Red, Boober, Mokey, Wembley, and Uncle Traveling Matt, who will all come together again to show viewers that we are all connected through friendship.“While the Fraggles might be in different parts of the Fraggle Rock caves, they can still find ways to have fun together, with music, silliness, special guests, and of course the help of devices created by the industrious Doozers – lovingly called the Doozertubes!” reads Apple’s description. “In the first mini-episode entitled “Shine On,” now streaming on Apple TV+, new Doozertubes are delivered to the Fraggles’ caves, allowing them to come together for a favorite song ‘Shine On, Shine On Me.'”“Fraggle Rock: Rock On” is produced by The Jim Henson Company, with Halle Stanford and John Tartaglia serving as executive producers.Other children’s series on Apple TV+ include Sesame Workshop’s “Helpsters” and “Ghostwriter,” and from the Peanuts franchise, “Snoopy in Space.”Watch the trailer above.“Fraggle Rock: Rock On” premieres Tuesday, April 21 on Apple TV+.Read original story Apple TV+ to Bring Back ‘Fraggle Rock’ With Free Mini-Episodes – Watch Teaser Here (Video) At TheWrap
Netflix has released the trailer for “Never Have I Ever,” the new YA series from Mindy Kaling — and in the words of the main character, Devi, “you better buckle up for some steamy teen romance.”It’s her sophomore year of high school, and the first thing on Devi’s to-do list is to get a boyfriend. But not just any boyfriend – Paxton Hall-Yoshida, the hottest boy in school.The coming of age series premieres April 27.Also Read: Former Netflix Exec Christian Davin Hired as Amazon Studios' Global Head of Movies MarketingHere is the official description from Netflix:“‘Never Have I Ever’ is a new coming-of-age comedy about the complicated life of a modern-day first-generation Indian American teenage girl. The series stars newcomer, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi, an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.”The series is created and executive produced by “The Office” and “The Mindy Project” star Mindy Kaling, with Lang Fisher serving as executive producer, showrunner and writer.The series also stars Poorna Jagannathan, Richa Moorjani, Adam Shapiro, Ramona Young, Darren Barnet and Martin Martinez.In addition to Kaling and Fisher, the Universal Television project is also executive produced by 3 Arts Entertainment’s Howard Klein, David Miner, and Tristram Shapeero.Watch the trailer above.Read original story Netflix’s ‘Never Have I Ever’ Trailer: ‘Buckle Up for Some Steamy Teen Romance’ (Video) At TheWrap
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Searchlight Pictures has today released the first trailer for Wes Anderson’s ‘love letter to journalists’ The French Dispatch.
The first trailer for Wes Anderson’s 10th feature, “The French Dispatch,” reveals that the film is about a fictional American magazine in a French city, but it’s inspired by and loaded with references to the history of The New Yorker magazine.Bill Murray plays the editor of the magazine The French Dispatch, Arthur Howitzer, Jr., a character inspired by The New Yorker’s founding editor Harold Ross. He leads a gigantic cast that also includes Jeffrey Wright, playing a version of James Baldwin mixed with A.J. Liebling, Adrien Brody, as an art dealer modeled on Lord Duveen and Owen Wilson as a writer inspired by Joseph Mitchell.Benicio del Toro, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Mathieu Amalric and Stephen Park round out the principal cast. But the film also features appearances by (deep breath) Liev Schreiber, Elisabeth Moss, Edward Norton, Willem Dafoe, Lois Smith, Saoirse Ronan, Christoph Waltz, Cécile de France, Guillaume Gallienne, Jason Schwartzman, Tony Revolori, Rupert Friend, Henry Winkler, Bob Balaban, Hippolyte Girardot and Angelica Huston.Also Read: Searchlight Closes Worldwide Rights Deal for Rebecca Hall Thriller 'The Night House'“The French Dispatch,” or the full title “The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun,” brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional, 20th-century French city. Anderson wrote and directed the film from a story he developed with Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Hugo Guinness.Anderson, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson are serving as producers while Searchlight Pictures will distribute the film produced and co-financed by Indian Paintbrush.“The French Dispatch” opens in theaters on July 24, 2020. Check out the full trailer above.Read original story ‘The French Dispatch’ Trailer: Wes Anderson Lampoons The New Yorker in Latest Film (Video) At TheWrap
“Minions: The Rise of Gru” is officially a sequel to the “Minions” spinoff movies rather than a “Despicable Me” prequel, but it tells the story of how Gru (Steve Carell) came to be the world’s greatest supervillain.Set in the 1970s, “Minions: The Rise of Gru” has a pint-sized Gru interviewing with The Vicious Six, a band of stylish and fab supervillains he hopes to team up with. But after they dismiss him as too young and scrawny to be truly evil, he manages to steal a precious stone medallion from the Vicious Six, and that certainly gets their attention. The only problem is, one of Gru’s Minions ends up trading the stone for his own pet rock.“We just stole something from the worst villains in the world,” Gru says in the trailer. “Now I will be a supervillain!”Also Read: Steve Carell Tries to Save the Democrats in Jon Stewart's 'Irresistible' Trailer (Video)Joining the voice cast of the animated prequel are Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, RZA, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews and Alan Arkin.Kyle Balda directs the film along with co-directors Brad Abelson and Jonathan del Val. Universal is releasing the latest film from Illumination Entertainment on July 3.Watch the trailer for “Minions: The Rise of Gru” above.Read original story ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ Trailer Shows Origin Story of Steve Carell’s Supervillain (Video) At TheWrap
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Jimmy McGill, er, Saul Goodman has a new office. In a new teaser for the upcoming fifth season of “Better Call Saul,” we see Goodman begin to cater towards his new, criminal clientele.Watch the video above.“Better Call Saul” will return for Season 5 with a two-night premiere in February, AMC announced on Wednesday.Also Read: AMC Sets Linear TV Premiere for 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie'The “Breaking Bad” prequel will premiere on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 10 p.m., behind a new episode of “The Walking Dead.” The series will then air another new episode on Feb. 24 at 9 p.m., its normal time slot. The week before, AMC will premiere the “Breaking Bad” sequel film, “El Camino.”Here is the logline for the fifth season:In the 10-epsiode fifth season of “Better Call Saul,” Jimmy McGill’s (Odenkirk) decision to practice law as “Saul Goodman” creates unexpected and profound waves of change for those in his orbit.Also Read: AMC Sets Linear TV Premiere for 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie'When TheWrap spoke with series co-creator Peter Gould after the Season 4 finale, he said that they were “closer to the end” of the series. David Madden, AMC Network’s former entertainment president, agreed, though, he assured that the upcoming fifth season would definitely not be the final one.“Safe to say Season 5 will not be the end. How much longer it goes past Season 5? It’s in Peter and Vince’s hands,” Madden said, adding that he will wait until the two come back for Season 6 to map out the end of the series. “I think only then they will know how much longer it has past Season 6.”Click here for more “Better Call Saul” coverage, including Odenkirk on what the plans are for Gene and Esposito on the frosty relationship between Gus and Mike.“Better Call Saul” stars Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seahorn, Michael Mando, Jonathan Banks and Giancarlo Esposito.Read original story ‘Better Call Saul': See Saul Goodman’s New Office in Season 5 Teaser (Video) At TheWrap