Apple has announced that its upcoming reboot of “Amazing Stories” will pay tribute to late actor Robert Forster who starred in a Susana Fogel-directed episode of the anthology prior to his death. Edward Burns also stars as a government agent named Bill Kaminski.
Titled “Dynoman and the Volt,” the story surrounds an awkward tween boy and his grandpa (Forster) who wrestle with feeling powerless, but a superhero ring Grandpa ordered out of the back of a comic book arrives 50 years late and has the power to turn them into actual superheroes. [Source: Deadline]
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
DreamWorks Animation and Netflix have dropped the official trailer for the fourth season of their hit animated series “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power”. The thirteen-episode season will debut on November 5th exclusively on Netflix.
After Queen Angella’s heroic sacrifice, it’s Glimmer’s time to take the throne. But her reign as Queen begins during the most chaotic time in Etheria. With Horde Prime’s arrival looming, the princesses begin to lose grip and a secret weapon falls into Catra’s lap.
Lightbridge Entertainment will team with Oscar-winning writer Ron Bass (“Rain Man”) to adapt Evan Thomas’ New York Times bestselling biography “Being Nixon: A Man Divided” into a six-hour narrative limited series. Bass will pen the adaptation and serve as an executive producer along with Terry Botwick.
The story covers Nixon’s entire life, a portrait of a fascinating and consequential man who remains one of America’s most studied presidents. A political savant whose career in American politics spanned nearly five decades and whose legacy forever bears the stains of Watergate. [Source: Deadline]
The L Word: Generation Q
Next, Showtime has released the official trailer for the upcoming “The L Word” sequel series titled “The L Word: Generation Q” which offers a preview on what’s next for the returning characters Bette, Shane and Alice after ten years since the original series finale.
In the eight-episode run, Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig, and Leisha Hailey will resume their original roles alongside a new generation of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success in L.A.