Muppets Now has dropped one other teaser showcasing the oddball, referential humor that can permeate the hyper-modern unscripted streaming collection.
On its strategy to Disney+, the present follows the basic Muppet gang going again to their roots with a range really feel … that simply so occurs to have felt the crunch of quarantine. This trailer takes the type of a Zoom name as a result of, properly, all the things appears to these days.
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That hilarious and inside-baseball-filled Zoom assembly dietary supplements a hilariously note-filled press launch, which additionally options pull quotes concerning the present from the Muppets themselves:
This silliness absolutely units up loads of meta humor as Kermit, Miss Piggy, Beaker, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, and extra meet with visitor stars like Seth Rogen and RuPaul over the collection’ six episodes.
Muppets Now hits Disney+ on July 31.
Subsequent, horror followers acquired an replace on M. Night time Shyamalan’s Apple TV+ present. Servant, a spooky collection a few mysterious little one and nanny dwelling in a pair’s residence, acquired greenlit for a second season (although Shyamalan has been vocal about having a lot, far more up his sleeve), however the pandemic has put a damper on manufacturing. Now followers know a bit extra about its timeline.
Posting on Twitter, the filmmaker defined that his group (together with creator/author Tony Basgallop) was going to complete up filming Season 2 later this 12 months and that work has already begun on the present’s future.
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“Getting ready to finish shooting Season 2 of Servant this fall,” he wrote. “Throughout quarantine labored out the conclusion of our present on the board in our library. Now we have began our author’s room for Season[s] 3 and 4. I really like engaged on this present. Studying a ton about storytelling.”
Whereas Servant has not but been greenlit past its second season, having a trajectory in hand can solely make the case extra compelling to Apple when Shyamalan pitches a future for the Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Nell Tiger Free, and Rupert Grint-starring present.
Lastly, one other over-the-top online game is getting the characteristic movie therapy. The Simply Trigger franchise is a politically minded undercover agent recreation targeted on open-world mayhem and management of an island.
Deadline studies that Stuber director Michael Dowse will helm the variation from John Wick franchise author Derek Kolstad. Whereas no casting information has but been introduced, the film appears to be like to characteristic collection lead Rico Rodriguez as he offers with Black Hand mercs whereas aiming to overthrow a dictator. This time, the story will add a feminine co-lead for a “Romancing the Stone vibe.”
No timeline has but been set, however the undertaking has undergone appreciable fluctuations since its early days in 2010.