Netflix is teaming with Norwood Entertainment and the CBC to produce the new dramatic series, ANNE.
The series comes from Moira Walley-Beckett (Breaking Bad) and is based on Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic novel, Anne of Green Gables. The two-hour premiere will be directed by Niki Caro (Whale Rider, McFarland USA).
The eight episode one-hour series will stream globally on Netflix and air on CBC in Canada. Follow the jump for more.
Netflix has announced a new comedy series, Friends from College. The series will follow a group of Harvard graduates who, now in their forties, have had varying degrees of success.
The series comes form Nick Stoller (Neighbors, Neighbors: Sorority Rising, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek) and Francesca Delbanco. The couple will serve as writers and executive producers on the show with Stoller directing all eight episodes.
Friends from College will begin production in New York this fall.
Like Sesame Street, Chelsea Handler’s eponymous talk show is commercial free – and like Sesame Street, Chelsea features Brought To You By… segments. Only we’re not talking the color red, or the number 3.
For a recent Brought To You By segment, follow the jump – but brace youself, Sesame Street this is not!
After a sabotaged prison experiment gives Luke Cage super strength and bulletproof skin, his first reaction is to stay below the radar.
But when acquaintances suggests that would be a waste, he begins to take action – only to discover you can’t please everyone. Like the woman who chides him with, ‘You may be bulletproof but Harlem ain’t.’ So, what’s potential superhero supposed to do?
Follow the jump for the first trailer for Netflix’s third Marvel series, Luke Cage. Luke Cage premieres on September 30th.
Netflix has released some very cool character posters for Baz Luhrmann’s new series, The Get Down.
Set in 1977 at the beginning of what would come to be known as hip-hop (and, not coincidentally the beginning of the end for disco), the series follows a group of potential stars in the new form as they try to break through.
Check out the posters following the jump (click on thumbnails to embiggen). The Get Dwon premieres on August 12th.
You know him a member of Spinal Tap and the director of Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show. Now he’s bringing his unique perspective to a unique project for Netflix.
Christopher Guest’s Mascots stars nearly every one of Guest’s repertory company of comedy geniuses as he brings us the world of ultra-competitive sports mascots and the quest for that most elusive of awards… The Golden Fluffy!
Check out the teaser following the jump. Christopher Guest’s Mascots premieres on October 13th.