Fans of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Hunger Games make way, as we’ve got a new series ready for you to binge. Based on the Grisha trilogy by famed author Eric Heisserer, the series takes us into a war-torn world where solider and orphan Alina Starkov has unleashed an extraordinary power that can free her people. But with the monstrous threat of the Shadow Fold looming, Alina must hone in on her power and discover the difference between who is an ally and who is an enemy. Featuring a relatively new cast aside from Ben Barnes, the series is set to land on Netflix April 23.
Venture into the unknown for Netflix’s Shadow and Bone, or re-enter Gilead in season four of The Handmaid’s Tale: all new trailers in this week’s round-up.
Shadow and Bone
Army of the Dead
We’ve all had those conversations with our loved ones. What would you do during a zombie outbreak? Run to the countryside? Ransack your local supermarket for batteries? Raid your local pharmacy? All of these options seem like ones that make sense, but for these group of mercenaries in Zack Synder’s latest thriller, these options are not on the top of their list. Plotting to heist a Las Vegas Casino, a group of trained killers must work together to fight the onslaught of zombies while figuring out how to break into some of the most highly secured vaults of all time. Starring Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell and Omari Hardwick, the film will land on Netflix on May 21.
We’ve had a few adaptions of Sherlock Holmes over the years: Robert Downing Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller to name a few, and now Henry Lloyd-Hugh will step into the role of the detective for the 8-part series scheduled for March 26. While other shows and films have focused on the adventures of the hero and his number one sidekick Mr Watson, The Irregulars will follow a group of teenagers living on the streets of Victorian London who work for them to solve an increasing amount of supernatural crimes. But with Mr Holms taking credit for all their hard work, rifts begin to form and revolutions are revealed is this mystery-filled drama.
Child stars are often the subject of a lot of debate. Is it right the way they are treated like adults so early? Why are the parents not stopping certain situations? Where did it all go wrong? Exploring all these questions in a new Hulu documentary is director Soleil Moon Frye with Kid 90. Studying child stars such as Macaulay Culkin, River Phoenix and Drew Barrymore, the director uses hundreds of hours of footage capturing how young Hollywood stars grow up in the limelight. With Leonardo DiCaprio executively producing, the film is set to be released March 12
A Handmaid’s Tale: Season 4
It’s here. It’s what we’ve been waiting years for. The Handmaid’s Tale season four. Based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel of the same name, the show follows Elizabeth Moss’ character June who lives in a totalitarian state of Gilead where woman are treated as property of the state. With the fourth season plagued with COVID delays like most shows, the season is set to air April 28th and all plotlines and details are currently being kept under lock and key.
Oprah with Meghan and Harry
Regardless of what your personal beliefs are about the couple, the world is about to be shaken as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – Meghan Markle and Prince Harry – are set to sit down for a tell-all interview with talkshow legend Oprah. Set to open up on their lives post-royal departure, the married couple will finally give their side of the story on why they stepped back from the royal life and moved to the states. With Harry revealing in the teaser that he didn’t want a reoccurrence of what happened to his mother, the late Princess Diana, we can already tell the tea isn’t going to be spilt, it’s going to be falling like a waterfall.
Operation Varsity Blues
Yes, that’s right. We’re finally getting an in-depth look at the 2019 college admission bribery scandal that rocked the entertainment world. Named Operation Varsity Blues, the story dates way back to 2011, whereby the FBI alleged that 33 parents of high school students conspired with people to bribe and fraudulently arrange to have their children admitted to the top colleges and universities. But what they discovered was just the tip of the iceberg. With actress Lori Loughlin and Desperate Housewives’ Felicity Huffman all tangled up in a web of lies and secrecy, this documentary will open the door on how and why these celebs seemingly got away with their crimes.