Television

SPOILER ALERT: This review contains some minor spoilers for the first two episodes of “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” which premiered May 27 on Disney+. The extensive recap of the “Star Wars” prequels that opens the new “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series is as utilitarian as it is canny. On the one hand, it serves as a reminder of the
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SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not watched “The Bob’s Burgers Movie.”  For over 10 years, Loren Bouchard has been telling the stories of the Belcher clan on a weekly basis. Created by Bouchard, “Bob’s Burgers” premiered in 2011 as an animated sitcom about married couple Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) and Linda Belcher (John
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Composer Nicholas Britell can keep a secret. The three-time Oscar nominee and Emmy winner for “Succession” has been working on “Andor,” the next “Star Wars” TV series, for the past two years, totally under wraps. Details about “Andor” were announced yesterday by Lucasfilm at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, Calif. Diego Luna will reprise his
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The last time audiences saw the Byers family on Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” they were leaving town. After a lengthy hiatus, the highly anticipated fourth season returns to Netflix on May 27. This time, the family has been relocated for their safety to Southern California, where they moved from fictional Hawkins, Ind. (actually filmed in Georgia). The
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The 2022 cast of “Love Island” will be given extended duty of care protocols and offered inclusion training, ITV and Lifted Entertainment confirmed today. The eighth season of ‘Love Island’ is set to air this summer (pictured above: season 7 contestants). The inclusion training, which will be delivered by Black Collective of Media in Sport’s
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“Obi-Wan Kenobi” is premiering on Disney+ a few hours earlier than planned, the “Star Wars” show announced Thursday night. West Coast viewers will be able to stream the first two episodes of the show, starring Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen, starting at 9 p.m. PT. Originally, they were set to become available at midnight. The
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The Bipartisan Policy Center, the Orrin G. Hatch Foundation and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is launching a series of debates between leading U.S. senators. Dubbed “The Senate Project,” the debates will launch 12 p.m. ET on June 13, with Senators Lindsey Graham and Bernie Sanders engaging in a one-hour
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SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not watched the seventh episode of “Better Call Saul” Season 6, titled “Plan & Execution.” Howard Hamlin (Patrick Fabian) has just been murdered in Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk) and Kim’s (Rhea Seehorn) apartment, but “Better Call Saul” fans will have to wait six weeks to find out why his
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Hair and makeup artists are at it again, transforming actors into real-life characters. From the sublime to complete, Jared Leto, Jessica Biel, Lily James, Sebastian Stan and Renée Zellweger were among those being trans- formed and techniques including 3D scans of the artist are de rigueur now. Suits, enhancements and a lot of prosthetics went
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Major entertainment companies Amazon Studios, Warner Bros. Discover, A+E Networks and Banijay Americas have signed on to join Coded for Inclusion, an initiative that aims to combat discriminatory hiring systems in the industry through its Staff Me Up platform. Coded for Inclusion was launched last year, as a collaboration between several organizations including Michael B.
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Powerhouse producers Valeriy Fedorovich and Evgeniy Nikishov, the creative duo behind Netflix’s first Russian original series, “Anna K,” quietly left 1-2-3 Production in early March and are now focused on their Moscow-based shingle MC2. Though the announcement was formally made just days removed from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Fedorovich said the plan to leave the
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CASTING Nomzamo Mbatha (“Coming 2 America”) is set to star in period drama “Shaka Ilembe” about the iconic African king. The series is set in 1700s and will also star Lemogang Tsipa and newcomer Ntando Zondi, who will both play Shaka at different ages, Thembinkosi Mthembu as King Dingiswayo and Senzo Radebe as King Senzangakhona.
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Omar Chaparro, one of Mexico’s top talents, has signed with Authentic Talent & Literary Management. The actor, comedian, TV host and singer is looking to expand his international presence and appeal to audiences across a variety of mediums. His past credits include films such as Mexico’s fourth highest grossing film of all time, “No Manches Frida,”
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