TV News: Fires, Prism, Mars, Succession

Tv News Fires Prism Mars Succession

Little Fires Everywhere
Hulu has shared a first look at their upcoming series “Little Fires Everywhere” starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. Lynn Shelton (“Fresh Off the Boat”) helms the project about the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.

The story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood — and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster. Joshua Jackson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jade Pettyjohn, Jordan Elsass, Gavin Lewis, Megan Stott and Lexi Underwood co-star. [Source: Hulu]

Netflix is in very early conversations with Universal Television about picking up former NBC drama pilot “Prism” to series, but will retool it first. Malin Ackerman, Ramon Rodriguez, Mykelti Williamson, Chloe Wepper, David Alpay, Brooke Smith, Sara Rue, Joe Tippett and Alex Neustaedter star in the NBC version.

Written by Daniel Barnz, who also directs, the Rashomon-inspired thriller features every episode being told through the perspective of a different key person involved. Each new version of the facts ratchets up the mystery and the suspense. Carol Mendelsohn and Julie Weitz will executive produce. [Source: Deadline]

Veronica Mars
Ahead of the new season launch, Hulu will release the first three seasons of “Veronica Mars” on Hulu starting July 1st with all 64 episodes available to watch ahead of the new eight-episode fourth season which will premiere exclusively on the service on July 26th. [Source: Screen Rant]

HBO released the trailer for the second season of its media family dynasty drama “Succession”. The new episodes follow the Roy family as they fight to retain control of their empire. The series returns August 11th on HBO.