A Discovery of Witches
Following its recent launch in the UK, the supernatural drama series based on Deborah Harkness’ novel “A Discovery of Witches” will see its entire season released on both Sundance Now and Shudder starting January 17th.
Teresa Palmer plays a reluctant witch denying her heritage who accidentally discovers a long-lost bewitched manuscript in Oxford’s Bodleian Library, and is immediately thrown into the heart of a dangerous underworld. Matthew Goode plays an enigmatic vampire and geneticist while Alex Kingston and Owen Teale co-star. [Source: Sundance Now]
Grammy-winning Mike WiLL Made-It will collaborate with composer Lugwig Goransson and music supervisors Fam Rothstein and Jen Malone to curate the music for the upcoming “Creed” sequel opening November 21st.
Mike Will has worked with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Rae Sremmurd, Beyonce and Miley Cyrus among others. A full tracklist for the Interscope Records release is expected in the coming weeks. [Source: Variety]
Sony Pictures has changed up its release schedule a bit. “The Possession of Hannah Grace,” which was previously known as “Cadaver,” will open November 30th. The Will Ferrell-led comedy “Holmes & Watson” has been delayed four days and will now open Christmas Day.
Also the psychological thriller “The Intruder” has been set for April 26th, and the James Gunn-produced “BrightBurn” has been delayed six months to May 24th. [Source: Sony]
Austrian actor Robert Finster has landed the title role in the Netflix series “Freud” set during the father of psychoanalysis’ younger years and imagines him on the trail of a murderer in 1890s Vienna.
Ella Rumpf and Georg Friedrich will co-star in the eight-parter which will shoot in Vienna and Prague starting in January. Marvin Kren penned and directs. [Source: Variety]
Making a Murderer Part 2
Netflix has released the first trailer for “Making a Murderer Part 2,” the follow up to the true crime documentary series about convicted murderer Steven Avery.
Filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos return for ten new episodes which provides an in-depth look at the high-stakes post-conviction process and explores the emotional toll the process takes on all involved. It premieres October 19th.