Hulu has announced that the streaming service has passed 20 million subscribers – reinforcing Hulu’s position as one of the world’s top 10 direct-to-consumer entertainment brands.
The streamer also announced two new comedy series and a horror event series: Four Weddings and a Funeral, from Mindy Kaling; Ramy – based on the real-life experiences and comedy of Ramy Youssef, and The Dark, from Blumhouse Television – a 12-episode, year-round horror series with each monthly episode dealing the main holiday in each month.
Hulu has ordered 11 episodes of I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman to return on September 6th, 2018. This season of the hit variety series will return just in time for some seriously funny conversation around the midterm elections.
George Clooney has stepped away from the role of Colonel Cathcart in Hulu’s six-part limited series Catch-22 to take on the smaller role of Scheisskopf while remaining Executive Producer along with Grant Heslov.
Assuming the role of Colonel Cathcart will be Kyle Chandler, winner of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Friday Night Lights.
Clooney, producing partner Grant Heslov and Ellen Kuras will direct the series.
The Emmy-winning drama The Handmaid’s Tale returns with a second season shaped by Offred’s pregnancy and her ongoing fight to free her future child from the dystopian horrors of Gilead. “Gilead is within you” is a favorite saying of Aunt Lydia. In Season Two, Offred and all our characters will fight against – or succumb to – this dark truth.
Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale returns April 25th. Check out the show’s new key art poster below.
In season two of National Treasure: Kiri is a young black girl in the process of being adopted, who goes missing. While the search for her intensifies, her social worker, Miriam, takes the very public blame.
Hulu has released a trailer for National Treasure: Kiri that shows the complications that arise during the four-part series
National Treasure: Kiri will premiere on Hulu on Wednesday, April 4th.
Hulu will be running a very interesting TV spot for Castle Rock during Super Bowl LII – there’s mention of a call from Shawshank; a voice crying out ‘Something is going to happen;’ and another saying, ‘It’s happening!’