“Moana” star Auli’i Cravalho’s latest film “All Together Now” adapts Matthew Quick’s novel “Sorta Like a Rock Star” and is a heartwarming, young adult drama about a musically gifted teen who has to overcome poverty and family problems to live out her dreams.Brett Haley (“Hearts Beat Loud,” “All The Bright Places”) directs the film that’s dropping on Netflix on August 28, and this first trailer for the film really sings.“The pain that you’re feeling, channel it, put it into your song. That’s what an artist does, and you’re an artist,” Cravalho’s teacher, played by Fred Armisen, says in the trailer.Also Read: Netflix 'Away' Trailer Sends Hilary Swank on 3-Year Mission to Mars, but There's a Sacrifice (Video)“All Together Now” tells the story of Amber, who balances singing and acting in her school’s drama club and has aspirations to audition and attend Carnegie Mellon with working long hours at a donut shop to support her and her down-on-her-luck single mom, played by Justina Machado.EW had the first look at the trailer and the poster for “All Together Now,” and director Haley compared the film to other coming-of-age stories of people from humble roots like “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” and “Good Will Hunting.”The film co-stars Rhenzy Feliz, Judy Reyes, Taylor Richardson, C.S. Lee, Anthony Jacques Jr. and Gerald Isaac Waters. Check out the first trailer above.Read original story ‘Moana’ Star Auli’i Cravalho Is All Grown Up in First Trailer for Netflix YA Drama ‘All Together Now’ (Video) At TheWrap
Hilary Swank is on a three-year mission to Mars in Netflix’s trailer for its upcoming space-travel drama series “Away.”Although Swank’s character has dreamed her entire life of being on the first mission to the red planet, the journey comes with a painful sacrifice — she has to leave her young daughter and husband behind and watch for years as they struggle without her.Created by Andrew Hinderaker and executive produced by Jason Katims and showrunner Jessica Goldberg, “Away” premieres on Sept. 4.Also Read: Get to Know Andy Forssell, the Maestro of HBO MaxHere is the synopsis:“‘Away’ is a thrilling, emotional drama on an epic scale that celebrates the incredible advancements humans can achieve and the personal sacrifices they must make along the way. As American astronaut Emma Green (Hilary Swank) prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars, she must reconcile her decision to leave behind her husband (Josh Charles) and teenage daughter (Talitha Bateman) when they need her the most. As the crew’s journey into space intensifies, their personal dynamics and the effects of being away from their loved ones back on Earth become increasingly complex. ‘Away’ shows that sometimes to reach for the stars, we must leave home behind.”You can watch the “Away” trailer above and read Netflix’s character descriptions for the series below.Emma Green (Hilary Swank)Emma Green is an American astronaut and former Navy pilot. She is the commander of the first mission to Mars. She is a headstrong, empathetic and highly intelligent astronaut and leader. She is married to Matt Logan, a chief engineer at NASA. Emma and Matt have a 15-year-old daughter, Lex.Matt Logan (Josh Charles)Matt Logan is a NASA engineer whose wife Emma Green is commanding the first mission to Mars. He faces the already enormous challenges of dealing with the mission from home, while trying to raise their teenage daughter on his own.Alexis “Lex” Logan (Talitha Bateman)15-years-old Lex is the daughter of astronauts Emma Green and Matt Logan. Like her father, Lex is supportive and proud of her mother’s three-year mission. She struggles with coming of age while her mother is on the mission and her father faces his own struggles.Also Read: 'Trollhunters' Animated Movie From EP Guillermo Del Toro to Hit Netflix in 2021Misha Popov (Mark Ivanir)Misha Popov is a Russian cosmonaut and engineer on the mission to Mars alongside Emma Green. The most experienced member of the crew, Misha doesn’t lack for ego, but secretly struggles with the personal sacrifices he made to get to space.Dr. Kwesi Weisberg – Abban (Ato Essandoh)Kwesi Weisberg-Abban is a British citizen from Ghana. Kwesi (pronounced Kway-Si) is good-humored, modest, and a man of deep faith. He’s a world-renowned botanist and carries with him the hope of growing life on Mars.Ram Arya (Ray Panthaki)Ram Arya is an Air Force fighter pilot from India. While the other astronauts are forced to reckon with their attachments to earth and their families, Ram is quite alone in the world.Lu Wang (Vivian Wu)Lu Wang is a chemist and astronaut representing China. She is intelligent and pragmatic but below her focused exterior, she has a complex personal life. She is married with a young son.Melissa Ramirez (Monique Curnen)Melissa Ramirez is a former astronaut who is Emma’s Crew Support Astronaut. Her job is to be Emma’s Liaison To Earth. Melissa gave up her own career as an astronaut to support her special needs child, but she is there for Emma and her family. She takes care of Lex in Matt and Emma’s absence.Read original story Netflix ‘Away’ Trailer Sends Hilary Swank on 3-Year Mission to Mars, but There’s a Sacrifice (Video) At TheWrap
The film, set during World War II, tells the story of Alice, an independent folklore investigator (Gemma Arterton) whose life is turned upside down when she has to take in an evacuee.
Starz has released the first full trailer for “P-Valley” ahead of its July 12th premiere date.The all-women directed series follows the goings-on of a small-town strip-club in the deep south.Based on the play “Pussy Valley” by Katori Hall (“Tina Turner: The Musical”), who serves as creator, showrunner and executive producer, “P-Valley” stars Brandee Evans (“The Bobby Brown Story”) as Mercedes, Nicco Annan (“This is Us”) as Uncle Clifford, Shannon Thornton (“Power”) as Miss Mississippi, Elarica Johnson (“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”) as Autumn Night, Skyler Joy (“Ma”) as Gidget, J. Alphonse Nicholson (“Chicago P.D.”) as Lil’ Murda, Parker Sawyers (“Southside With You”) as Andre, Harriett D. Foy (“Elementary”) as Pastor Woodbine, Tyler Lepley (“The Haves and the Have Nots”) as Diamond, and Dan J. Johnson (“Underemployed”) as Corbin.Also Read: Debra Messing to Star in, Executive Produce Starz Comedy About White House's East WingHere is the network’s official description:Down deep in the Mississippi Delta lies an oasis of grit and glitter in a rough patch of human existence where beauty can be hard to find. This southern-fried, hour-long drama tells the kaleidoscopic story of a little-strip-club-that-could and the big characters who come through its doors–the hopeful, the lost, the broken, the ballers, the beautiful, and the damned. Trap music meets film noir in this lyrical and atmospheric series that dares to ask what happens when small-town folk dream beyond the boundaries of the Piggly Wiggly and the pawnshop.The series premiere will follow the season finale of “Hightown” at 9 p.m. and then move to its regular 8 p.m. slot starting July 19th on Starz. Chernin Entertainment is also an executive producer.“P-Valley” premieres July 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Starz.Read original story Starz’s ‘P-Valley’ Trailer Finds Glitz, Glamour and Grit in a Mississippi Delta Strip Club (Video) At TheWrap
Freestyle Releasing, a division of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studio, has acquired the rights to the indie romance “2 Hearts,” which stars “Euphoria” and “The Kissing Booth” actor Jacob Elordi and “Riverdale” actor Tiera Skovbye in an inspiring love story.The film directed by Lance Hool will open in theaters on Sept. 11, and it follows two couples who are connected across two different decades and in other parts of the world but are brought together after they both suffer from a rare illness and discover that miracles can still happen.“I believe that connections are everywhere,” Elordi says in the first trailer for “2 Hearts,” which you can watch above. “The kindness of a stranger, the first heartbeat of a baby, the love of your family, and I believe each one of us has a purpose, even if we can’t see it. Do you?”Elordi and Skovbye play one of the two couples and star alongside Adan Canto and Radha Mitchell.Also Read: 'Riverdale' Creator Teases Season 5 Time Jump to Archie and the Gang's Post-College Future“2 Hearts” is written by Robin U. Russin and Veronica Hool and is produced by Conrad Hool and Lance Hool. Executive producers are Shawn Williamson, Aaron Au and Veronica Hool, and the film is from Silver Lions Films, distributed by Freestyle Releasing.“We believe ‘2 Hearts’ is the kind of heartwarming and uplifting love story that audiences need right now and will want to experience,” Freestyle’s head of acquisitions Chris Charalambous said in a statement. “Director Lance Hool and his team have created a beautiful, memorable movie about romance and the pure power of connection based on real events that is not only heartfelt, but the perfect film for this moment. For all of us who are fans of love stories, ‘2 Hearts’ is cast with rising stars in unforgettable roles.”“‘2 Hearts’ is the movie medicine we all need right now. When my brother and I met the real Jorge and Leslie and heard their amazing story, I was awestruck. Their love and their journey touched me deeply and I had to share this story because this is fundamentally about connection, love and destiny,” Hool said in a statement.Check out the inspiring tearjerker of a trailer for “2 Hearts above.Read original story ‘Euphoria’ Star Jacob Elordi Overcomes Illness to Find Love in Trailer for Romance ‘2 Hearts’ (Video) At TheWrap
Ferrell and McAdams play Icelandic musicians Lars and Sigrit who dream of entering the song competition.
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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
There’s probably never been a better time to launch a big Netflix movie than right now.
Director Yeon Sang-ho's follow-up to the surprise zombie hit has certainly upped the ante with the undead.