The 10-episode series adapts classic Philip K. Dick stories like Impossible Planet, Human Is, Crazy Diamond and Autofac – and features a cast that includes Bryan Cranston, Janelle Monae, Steve Buscemi, Timothy Spall, Annelise Basso and more.
Mrs. Miriam ‘Midge’ Maisel has the perfect life: she has two children, a beautiful apartment on the Upper West Side and, she thinks, a husband who loves her – a husband, she discovers, who has been having an affair for months (with his secretary) and decides to leave her the night before Yom Kippur.
Amazon Prime Video’s The Last Post is set during the social and political unrest of the mid-sixties, in the simmering heat of Aden, Yemen, and centers on the lives of a unit of Royal Military Police officers and their families.
The Last Post – from The Night Of’s Peter Moffat – will premiere all six episodes on Friday, December 22nd.
The Amazon/BBC Two co-production Good Omens (based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s global bestseller) has cast its Beelzebub and three of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Anna Maxwell Martin (Philomena) is set to play the ultimate demon; Mireille Enos (The Killing) will portray War; Yusuf Gatewood (The Originals) will play Famine, and Lourdes Faberes (Knightfall) will be Pollution.
“We are hoping that Death will be played by…DEATH,” added Gaiman.
Even if you haven’t seen the funny and oddly charming pilot for Jean-Claude Van Johnson, the key art for the show (above) and the blue collar teaser for the series are enough evidence of the she show’s peculiar energy – and Jean-Claude Van Damme’s willingness to play with his image.
And yes, there will be full frontal splits at some point in the show.
Jean-Claude Van Johnson – soon to stream on Amazon Prime Video.
Today, at New York Comic-Con 2017, Amazon presented its first trailer for Carlton Cuse’s espionage series, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – the first time that the character has appeared in a television series.
The teaser trailer plays off Ryan’s cover story – he says he runs supply chain logistics for the western hemisphere – to great effect.
Amazon released the first trailer for its sci-fi anthology series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams at New York Comic-Con 2017 earlier today.
The trailer gives glimpses of its all-star cast – Steve Buscemi, Bryan Cranston, Greg Kinnear, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard, Maura Tierney, Janelle Monae, Richard Madden, Liam Cunningham, Vera Farmiga, Juno Temple, Essie Davis, Benedict Wong, Jacob Vargas and more – while establishing a sense of wonder.
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams will premiere in 2018.