On this version of TV Bits:
- New photograph from Hulu’s female-fronted spin on Excessive Constancy
- The Endlessly Home, a brand new anthology collection from Hellboy creator Mike Mignola
- Amazon’s Jack Ryan will get a brand new showrunner for its third season
- The unique forged of Lizzie McGuire is returning for the Disney+ sequel collection
- Pennyworth has been renewed for a second season on Epix
- And extra!
Right here’s a have a look at what HBO has in retailer for the approaching yr.
Initially supposed to be a Disney+ present, the Zoe Kravitz-led TV adaptation of Excessive Constancy appears to be like on the story from a distinct perspective:
A departure from Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel and beloved 2000 movie, Hulu’s Excessive Constancy facilities on Rob (Zoë Kravitz, who additionally serves as an government producer), a feminine report retailer proprietor within the quickly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn who revisits previous relationships via music and popular culture, whereas attempting to recover from her one real love.
All 10 episodes of Excessive Constancy arrive on Hulu on February 14, 2020.
Pennyworth, the present depicting the early days of Batman’s butler, is coming again for a second season. The pinnacle of Epix reveals that the primary season of the present was “the highest-performing unique collection ever to premiere on Epix, greater than doubling the viewership of the exhibits that got here earlier than it.” In order that implies that, what, about 12 whole folks watched it? Zing! Epix burn! Deadline reviews that 10 extra episodes will start taking pictures in January 2020 within the U.Ok.
Amazon’s Jack Ryan, which stars John Krasinski within the title position, has employed Jail Break creator Paul Scheuring to function the brand new showrunner, changing Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland, the blokes who created this model of the present for the streaming service. No phrase but on how that may affect the collection, however the second season is streaming proper now.
Hellboy creator Mike Mignola is reportedly teaming with Ben and Max Berkowitz to make an anthology collection known as The Endlessly Home, which Deadline calls a “high-concept anthology collection impressed by worldwide folklore.” Seems like one thing Mignola’s former colleague Guillermo del Toro may be into. Right here’s the outline:
“Present someplace between actuality and nightmares, The Endlessly Home will encapsulate the sensation of an historical story advised by the hearth as we discover the disturbing and the macabre from the thoughts and sketchbook of Mike Mignola.”
May very well be fascinating, however there’s no indication but about the place this challenge would possibly discover a house.
On the alternative finish of the spectrum, beloved kids’s basic Sesame Avenue is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a brand new particular on November 9, 2019 on HBO.
Time for a great quaint household reunion: Deadline says that Lizzie McGuire regulars Hallie Todd, Robert Carradine, and Jake Thomas will likely be again as Jo, Sam, and Matt McGuire on the upcoming Disney+ continuation. Hilary Duff returns because the title character, who would be the middle of the brand new collection as she tries to navigate maturity on the cusp of turning 30.
Talking of sequel exhibits, keep in mind that a Punky Brewster sequel is coming? That one’s solely 34 years after the unique went off the air, so I’m positive a lot of folks will nonetheless be excited about it. Anyway, Freddie Prinze, Jr. is in it now! He’s enjoying Punky’s ex-husband, a working musician who’s continuously out and in of city however who stays shut together with his youngsters and nonetheless has “lingering chemistry” with Punky herself. (Cue stay viewers “oooohs”.)
Let’s maintain the sequel collection discuss going. Showtime has launched one other trailer for The L Phrase: Era Q, which premieres on December eight, 2019.
And talking of Showtime, the uber-talented and underrated Melanie Lynskey (Togetherness) has discovered a brand new TV gig on the premium channel. She’ll be one of many leads of an ensemble drama known as Yellowjackets, which “tells the story of a group of gifted highschool ladies soccer gamers who survive a aircraft crash deep within the Ontario wilderness. The collection chronicles their descent from a sophisticated however thriving group to warring, cannibalistic clans, whereas additionally monitoring the lives they’ve tried to piece again collectively almost 25 years later.” Whoa. This sounds prefer it has tons of promise, so I’m intrigued.
Right here’s the trailer for season three of Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us, which GeekTyrant says is wildly revamping its fashion and eliminating its reenactments. Season three drops on November 15, 2019.
And eventually, Rick & Morty took a web page out of the Stranger Issues playbook and revealed its upcoming episode titles in a spooky video.