Comrade Detective is a new half-hour Amazon series that follows two Romanian detectives as they attempt to solve the murder of one of their own, Nikita Ionesco.
Set in 1985, the series, shot in Romanian and overdubbed in English, is rife with Communist propaganda as Detectives Gregor Anghel (Florin Piersic Jr.) and Iosef Baciu (Corneliu Ulici) – voiced by Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – work the case.
Comrade Detective premieres on Amazon on August 4th. Watch as Channing Tatum screens the trailer.
TNT has ordered One Day She’ll Darken straight-to-series.
Based on the autobiography of Fauna Hodel – who was given away by her teenage birth mother to a black restroom attendant in a Nevada casino in 1949 – the series will be written by Sam Sheriden; the pilot directed by Wonder Woman’s Patty Jenkins, and Chris Pine will star.
One Day She’ll Darken will go into production this fall.
Season One of TNT’s Good Behavior – based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch (Wayward Pines) – concluded with Letty Raines getting just about everything she wanted: custody of her son; an understanding with her mother, and another shot at a relationship with her assassin boyfriend.
Season Two will find Letty in peril of losing all of the above as something even more inexorable than the FBI catches yup with her – her past.
Good Behavior returns Sunday, October 15th (9/8C).
TBS has announced a renewal of its millennial comedy series Search Party and added three new shows for Fall 2017: The Last O.G., Drop the Mic and Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild.
The Last O.G. finds Tracy Morgan’s ex-con getting out prison and having to with a very different world than the one he left; Drop the Mic – hosted by Method Man and Hailey Baldwin – is based on the rap battle segment from The Late Late Show with James Corden, and Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild is Snoop Dogg’s update of the classic game – held in his own personal casino.
The creator of The simpsons and Futurama is going epic – epic fantasy that is.
Netflix has announced an order for twenty episodes of Disenchantment set in ‘the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, where they will follow the misadventures of hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci. Along the way, the oddball trio will encounter ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses, and lots of human fools.’
Disenchantment will premiere ten episodes at a time, beginning in 2018.