While it has yet to be released on Dec. 20, “The Witcher” showrunner Lauren Hissrich plans for the upcoming Netflix fantasy series to be going for seven seasons. Starring Henry Cavill, as the monster hunter Geralt of Rivia, “The Witcher” is a fantasy series based on popular novels by Andrzej Sapkowski, which has also been turned into a successful video game.
“Jack Ryan” season 2 was supposed to arrive on the Amazon streaming platform on Nov 1. However, star John Krasinski announced on his social media pages that viewers may already watch a full new season on Halloween night, Oct. 31.
“Pennyworth” has gotten a second season renewal from Epix. The Batman spinoff series, which focuses on the life of butler, Alfred Pennyworth, will begin filming season 2 in the U.K. in January 2020.
HBO has decided to drop the spinoff to “Game of Thrones” which stars Naomi Watts. The cable channel is no longer putting the project up after screening the pilot episode last summer.
Alyssa Milano and Holly Marie Combs are talking of bringing “Charmed” on Netflix. The possible revival, however, will be a movie version instead of a TV series.
As the Asian wave continues to soar in the west, HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service to compete with Netflix, has tapped Lionsgate TV to for the eight-episode docuseries inspired by “Crazy Rich Asians,” the hit movie from 2018. Titled “The Ho,” the show will follow the lives of a Vietnamese family who are living the American dream.
Disney is unveiling “High School Musical: The Musical” series on Tuesday, Nov. 12, just as the studio launches its streaming service, Disney+, to compete with Netflix.
Now that “Poldark” has wrapped, star Aidan Turner, who also appeared in “The Hobbit” films, has booked his next TV show. The actor will be playing Leonardo da Vinci in the upcoming series “Leonardo.”
Tricia Helfer will be back in “Lucifer” season 5 on Netflix but she will not be playing Charlotte Richards. Instead, numerous reports stated that she will be playing her character’s real identity, the Goddess of Creation, Lucifer and Amenadiel’s mother.
Showtime has confirmed that the upcoming series “The President is Missing,” based on a book written by Bill Clinton and James Patterson is going into production in 2020. David Oyelowo has been cast in the lead role as the Vice President.