HULU’S WINTER 2020-2021 ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING SLATE





HULU’S WINTER 2020-2021 ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING SLATE

SERIES

EATER’S GUIDE TO THE WORLD
Premiere Date: November 11 (binge)

Season: 1
Episode Count: 7
Genre: Unscripted Food Series
Synopsis: Discover the most surprising culinary destinations in Eater’s Guide to the World. Join narrator Maya Rudolph on a quest to find the most unexpected places to score an epic meal, while drinking and dining with the locals along the way.
Crew: Lauren Cynamon, Chad Mumm, Mark W. Olsen and Amanda Kludt serve as executive producers and the series is produced by Eater and Vox Media Studios.
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NO MAN’S LAND
Premiere Date: November 18 (binge)

Season: 1
Episode Count: 8
Genre: Drama Series
Synopsis: No Man’s Land dives into the depths of the Syrian civil war through the eyes of Antoine, a young French man, in search of his estranged, presumed to be dead sister. While unraveling the mystery, piece by piece, Antoine ends up joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters, fierce women and ISIS’ biggest nightmare, and travels with them in ISIS occupied territory. Antoine’s journey crosses paths with adventurers and anarchists, spies and innocent victims, and provides a unique look at the tragic events in Syria, and the way they affect the entire world.
Cast: No Man’s Land stars Félix Moati (The French Dispatch, Le grand bain), Mélanie Thierry (La Douleur, Au revoir là-haut) and James Purefoy (Altered Carbon, The Following, Rome) alongside Souheila Yacoub, Joe Ben Ayed, James Krishna Floyd, Dean Ridge, Julia Faure, François Caron and Céline Samie.
Crew: The Series is co-created by Ron Leshem (Euphoria), Maria Feldman (False Flag), Eitan Mansuri (When Heroes Fly), and Amit Cohen (False Flag) and written by Amit Cohen and Ron Leshem in collaboration with Xabi Molia (Commes des rois, Les conquérants). Oded Ruskin (False Flag) will serve as the director for all 8 episodes. No Man’s Land is produced by Maria Feldman for Masha Productions, Eitan Mansuri and Jonathan Doweck for Spiro Films, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal and Carole Scotta for Haut et Court TV, Christian Vesper for Fremantle and co-produced by ARTE France and Versus Production. Fremantle will distribute the series internationally.
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ANIMANIACS
Premiere Date: November 20 (binge)

Season: 1
Episode Count: 13
Genre: Animated Series
Synopsis: They’re back! The Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and the Warner sister Dot, have a great time wreaking havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet. After returning to their beloved home, the Warner Bros. water tower, the siblings waste no time in causing chaos and comic confusion as they run loose through the studio, turning the world into their personal playground. Joining Yakko, Wakko and Dot, fan-favorite characters Pinky and the Brain also return to continue their quest for world domination.
Cast: Rob Paulsen (“Yakko Warner” & “Pinky”), Tress MacNeille (“Dot Warner”), Jess Harnell (“Wakko Warner”), Maurice LaMarche (“The Brain”)
Crew: Steven Spielberg returns as executive producer of the series, with Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, and Amblin Television Co-Presidents Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank also serving as executive producers. Animaniacs is produced by Amblin Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Animation. Wellesley Wild serves as Showrunner and Executive Producer, and Gabe Swarr serves as Co-Executive Producer.
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THE SISTER

Premiere Date: January 22 (binge)

Season: 1
Episode Count: 4
Genre: Drama Series
Synopsis: How far would you go to keep a secret? One rainy evening, Nathan is surprised by an unwelcome face from the past. Nathan has never been able to forget the worst night of his life: a party that led to the sudden, shocking death of a young woman. Only he and Bob, an eccentric old acquaintance, know what really happened… and they’ve resolved to keep it that way. But years later, Bob appears at Nathan’s door with terrifying news that threatens to tear Nathan’s world apart. Because Nathan has his own secrets now. Secrets that could destroy everything he has desperately fought to build for himself and his family.
Cast: Russell Tovey, Bertie Carvel, Amrita Acharia, Nina Toussaint-White, Amanda Root, Paul Bazely, Simone Ashley
Crew: The four-part series is written by Neil Cross and is inspired by the novel Burial, also written by Neil Cross (Luther, Hard Sun, Mama). Executive Producers are Euston Films Managing Director Kate Harwood (Dublin Murders, Hard Sun, Baghdad Central), alongside Executive Producer for Euston Films, Noemi Spanos (Dublin Murders), and Neil Cross. The series is directed by Niall MacCormick (The Victim, The Durrells, Doctor Thorne) and produced by Jonathan Curling (Tin Star, Baghdad Central). The Sister is a Euston Films (a Fremantle company) production for ITV and is distributed internationally by Fremantle. The series was commissioned for ITV by Head of Drama, Polly Hill.

DOCUMENTARIES AND FILMS

I AM GRETA

Premiere Date: November 13

Genre: Documentary
Synopsis: The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through compelling, never-before-seen footage in this intimate documentary from Swedish director Nathan Grossman. Starting with her one-person school strike for climate action outside the Swedish Parliament, Grossman follows Greta—a shy student with Asperger’s—in her rise to prominence and her galvanizing global impact as she sparks school strikes around the world. The film culminates with her extraordinary wind-powered voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York City.
Subject: Greta Thunberg
Crew: Nathan Grossman (Director, Director of Photography), Cecilia Nessen (Producer), and Fredrik Heinig (Producer).
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RUN

Premiere Date: November 20

Genre: Film
Synopsis: They say you can never escape a mother’s love… but for Chloe, that’s not a comfort — it’s a threat. There’s something unnatural, even sinister about the relationship between Chloe (newcomer Kiera Allen) and her mom, Diane (Sarah Paulson). Diane has raised her daughter in total isolation, controlling every move she’s made since birth, and there are secrets that Chloe’s only beginning to grasp. From the visionary writers, producers and director of the breakout film. Searching, comes a suspense thriller that shows that when mom gets a little too close, you need to RUN.
Cast: The film stars Sarah Paulson and newcomer Kiera Allen.
Filmmakers: Aneesh Chaganty and written by Aneesh Chaganty & Sev Ohanian, the film is produced by Natalie Qasabian, p.g.a. and Sev Ohanian, p.g.a.
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HAPPIEST SEASON

Premiere Date: November 25

Genre: Film
Synopsis: Meeting your girlfriend’s family for the first time can be tough. Planning to propose at her family’s annual Christmas dinner — until you realize that they don’t even know she’s gay — is even harder. When Abby (Kristen Stewart) learns that Harper (Mackenzie Davis) has kept their relationship a secret from her family, she begins to question the girlfriend she thought she knew. HAPPIEST SEASON is a holiday romantic comedy that hilariously captures the range of emotions tied to wanting your family’s acceptance, being true to yourself, and trying not to ruin Christmas.
Cast: The film stars Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Daniel Levy, Mary Holland, Burl Moseley, Victor Garber and Mary Steenburgen.
Crew: Directed by Clea DuVall. Screenplay by Clea DuVall & Mary Holland. Story by Clea DuVall. Produced by Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner. Wyck Godfrey and Jonathan McCoy serve as executive producers.
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THE ULTIMATE PLAYLIST OF NOISE
Premiere Date: January 15

Genre: Film
Synopsis: Written by Mitchell Winkie, the film follows Marcus (Keean Johnson), an audio obsessed high school senior who learns he must undergo brain surgery that will render him deaf. He decides to seize control of his fate by recording the Ultimate Playlist of Noise – a bucket list of all his favorite sounds. Once he sets out, he meets Wendy (Madeline Brewer, who we also have in The Handmaid’s Tale), a wildly charming, struggling musician who is trying to escape to New York for her chance at a life-changing opportunity. Together they check off his list as they make their way across the country, until painful revelations force Marcus to face reality and his future without sound.
Cast: The film stars Keean Johnson, Madeline Brewer, Rya Kihlstedt, Ian Gomez, Emily Skeggs, Ariela Barer and Oliver Cooper.
Crew: American High’s Jeremy Garelick, Will Phelps, Ryan Bennett, and Michael Schade are producing alongside Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon of LD Entertainment.

DEREK DELGAUDIO’S IN & OF ITSELF

Premiere Date: January 22

Genre: Film
Synopsis: Derek DelGaudio’s IN & OF ITSELF is an intimate and powerful story of identity and illusion. Conceptual storyteller Derek DelGaudio harnesses the events, ideas and experiences of the collective audience in an attempt to understand the illusory nature of identity.
Subject: Derek DelGaudio
Crew: Frank Oz (Director), Glenn Kaino (Producer), Vanessa Lauren (Producer), Jake Friedman (Producer), Stephen Colbert (Exec Producer), Evelyn McGee Colbert (Exec Producer), Daryl Roth (Exec Producer), Tom Wener (Exec Producer).

FAMILY

THE MIGHTY ONES
Premiere Date: November 9 (binge)

Season: 1
Episode Count: 10
Genre: Animated Kids Series
Synopsis: In every backyard, a secret world exists filled with tiny creatures. The Mighty Ones follows the hilarious adventures of a group of creatures: a twig, a pebble, a leaf and a strawberry. These best friends, self-named “The Mighty Ones,” live in an unkempt backyard belonging to a trio of equally unkempt humans whom they mistake for gods. Despite their diminutive stature, The Mighty Ones are determined to live life large and always have fun in their wild world.
Cast: Josh Brener, Alex Cazares, Jessica McKenna and Jimmy Tatro
Crew: The series is executive produced by Sunil Hall (Pickle and Peanut) and Lynne Naylor (Samurai Jack).
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TROLLS: TROLLSTOPIA
Premiere Date: November 19 (binge)

Season: 1
Episode Count: 13
Genre: Animated Kids Series
Synopsis: Inspired by the beloved DreamWorks Animation films, Trolls: TrollsTopia is the next chapter in the hair-raising adventures of the trolls. Now that Poppy knows there are other musical trolls scattered throughout the forest, she bottles up her endless positivity and invites delegates from every troll tribe in the forest to live together in harmony in a grand experiment she calls TrollsTopia!
Cast: Amanda Leighton, Skylar Astin, Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live), Jeanine Mason (Grey’s Anatomy, Roswell), Kevin Michael Richardson (Trolls World Tour, American Dad), Vladimir Caamaño, David Flynn, Ron Funches, Megan Hilty, Kat Graham, Walt Dohrn, Charles DeWayne, JP Karliak, Declan Churchill Carter, Kyla Carter, Lauren Mayhew
Crew: Executive Producer: Matthew Beans (Trolls: The Beat Goes On!)
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THE HARDY BOYS
Premiere Date: December 4 (binge)

Season: 1
Episode Count: 13
Genre: Kids Series
Synopsis: After a family tragedy strikes, Frank Hardy (Rohan Campbell), 16, and his brother Joe (Alexander Elliot), 12, are forced to move from the big city to their parent’s hometown of Bridgeport for the summer. Staying with their Aunt Trudy (Bea Santos), Frank and Joe’s quiet summer quickly comes to a halt when they discover their dad, detective Fenton Hardy (James Tupper) has taken on a secret investigation. Realizing that their Dad may be onto something the boys take it upon themselves to start an investigation of their own, and suddenly everyone in town is a suspect.
Cast: Rohan Campbell as ‘Frank Hardy’, Alexander Elliot as ‘Joe Hardy’, James Tupper as ‘Fenton Hardy’, Keana Lyn Bastidas as ‘Callie Shaw’, Linda Thorson as ‘Gloria Estabrook’, Bea Santos as ‘Aunt Trudy’, Adam Swain as ‘Chet Morton’, Atticus Mitchell as ‘J.B. Cox’, Riley O’Donnell as ‘Biff Hooper’, Cristian Perri as ‘Phil Cohen’, Rachel Drance as ‘Stacy Baker’, Stephen R. Hart as ‘The Tall Man’
Crew: Athena Georgakli, Joan Lambu, Peter Mohan, Doug Murphy, Jason Stone, Pam Westman. The studio is Nelvana.
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MADAGASCAR: A LITTLE WILD
Premiere Date: December 11 (binge)

Season: 2
Episode Count: 6
Genre: Animated Kids Series
Synopsis: Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria continue their big adventures in New York City. The foursome become babysitters for a new litter of tiny hedgehogs, Melman gets stuck in a firetruck, and Alex is accidentally mistaken for a large house cat. While their shenanigans may lead to sticky situations, the little pals always work together and make the best of whatever life throws their way.
Cast: Shaylin Becton, Tucker Chandler, Amir O’Neil, Luke Lowe, Jasmine Gatewood, Eric Petersen.
Crew: Executive producer Johanna Stein, co-executive producer Dana Starfield.

ENDLINGS

Premiere Date: January 15 (binge)

Season: 2
Episode Count: 12
Genre: Kids Series
Synopsis: Set 20 years in the future, Endlings is the empowering story of four teenagers in foster care who discover they’re not alone in the universe, even though sometimes it can feel like they are. Halfway across the world, Tuko is alone. After the death of her mate, Tuko becomes the last elephant in existence–what biologists call an endling. Her endling status summons to Earth a mysterious Alien who is on an intergalactic quest to save the last member of near-extinct species. After Tuko is collected, the Alien’s ship malfunctions and sends it on a crash course with the farm where Julia (Kamaia Fairburn), Johnny (Edison Grant), Tabby (Michela Luci) and Finn (Cale Thomas Ferrin) live with their foster dad, Mr. Leopold (Neil Crone). Before crashing, the Alien releases all of its cosmic collection into the fields and wilderness surrounding the property. This kicks off a high-action life-altering mission to retrieve these fantastical creatures before the local police, Tuko’s caretaker (Oyin Oladejo), or a secretive industrialist (Lisa Ryder) can. Along the way, four discarded teens discover that “endling” doesn’t have to mean the end; it can also mean a new beginning.
Cast: Kamaia Fairburn, Edison Grant, Michela Luci, Cale Thomas Ferrin, Neil Crone, Oyin Oladejo, Lisa Ryder.
Crew: From the Emmy Award winning Creator/Director J.J. Johnson (Annedroids; Dino Dan/Dino Dana). Sinking Ship serves at the studio.




Starzplay Acquires Trio of Series from Fremantle for Select Territories





Starzplay Acquires Trio of Series from Fremantle for Select Territories Within Its Global Footprint
“Each of these series explores a very different, but beautifully told, complex story,” said Superna Kalle, Executive Vice President, International Digital Networks.
[via press release from Starz]
STARZPLAY ACQUIRES TRIO OF SERIES FROM FREMANTLE FOR SELECT TERRITORIES WITHIN ITS GLOBAL FOOTPRINT

Titles Include the Coming of Age Story from Luca Guadagnino “We Are Who We Are,” the Espionage Thriller “No Man’s Land” and the Semi-autobiographical Israeli Series “The Attaché”

Santa Monica, Calif., Oct 27, 2020 – Starzplay, the international premium streaming service from Starz, announced today it has finalized a licensing agreement with Fremantle for several series including the critically acclaimed “We Are Who We Are,” the gripping thriller “No Man’s Land” and the poignant drama “The Attaché” exclusively for select territories across its 50 country global footprint.

“Each of these series explores a very different, but beautifully told, complex story,” said Superna Kalle, Executive Vice President, International Digital Networks, Starz. “First loves, war, fear of loss and family sacrifice are universally relatable themes that will resonate with our global audiences who enjoy continually curated content for a premium viewing experience from Starzplay.”

“All three of these shows from Fremantle’s talented production partners tell culturally relevant stories for modern audiences, making them a perfect fit for Starzplay’s premium and in-demand content offering,” said Jamie Lynn, EVP, Head of EMEA Distribution, Fremantle. “They have already received fantastic international acclaim, so we are confident that they will continue to see success in Starzplay’s territories.”

These series are the latest to join the Starzplay library which includes exclusive access to STARZ Original series the same day they launch in the U.S. such as “The Spanish Princess” and the explosive second chapter in the Power Universe, “Power Book II: Ghost” starring Mary J. Blige; curated Starzplay exclusive content such as highly lauded series “Normal People,” “Killing Eve,” “The Great” “Ramy” and “The Act” in various territories; and a blockbuster movie library featuring thousands of titles.

“We Are Who We Are,” licensed in Austria, Belgium, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Switzerland, comes from the acclaimed filmmaker of Call Me By Your Name, Luca Guadagnino, who directed all the episodes. The series tells the story of two American kids who live on a U.S. military base in Italy and explores friendship, first-love and identity. “We Are Who We Are” immerses the audience in all the messy exhilaration and anguish of being a teenager – a story which could happen anywhere in the world, but in this case, happens in this little slice of America in Italy.

The cast includes Chloë Sevigny, Jack Dylan Grazer, Alice Braga, Jordan Kristine Seamón, Spence Moore II, Kid Cudi, Faith Alabi, Francesca Scorsese, Ben Taylor, Corey Knight, Tom Mercier and Sebastiano Pigazzi.

“We Are Who We Are” (8×60) is an HBO-Sky co-production. The showrunner Executive Producer, Writer, Director is Luca Guadagnino; Lorenzo Mieli is executive producing on behalf of The Apartment and Mario Gianani is executive producing on behalf of Wildside, both Fremantle companies; as well as Small Forward. Other executive producers are Elena Recchia, Nick Hall, Sean Conway, and Francesco Melzi d’Eril. Paolo Giordano and Francesca Manieri write alongside Guadagnino. Fremantle is the international distributor for the series.

“No Man’s Land,” licensed in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, France, India “SAARC,” Ireland, Italy, Latin America, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Kingdom as a Starzplay exclusive, dives into the depths of the Syrian civil war through the eyes of Antoine, a young French man in search of his estranged, presumed to be dead sister. While unraveling the mystery piece by piece, Antoine ends up joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters, fierce women who are ISIS’ biggest nightmare, and the ragtag group of international idealists who have travelled to help them fight.

With adventurers, anarchists, spies and innocent victims, “No Man’s Land” paints a gripping portrait of the men and women caught in this global conflict and provides a unique look at the tragic events in Syria, and the way they affect the entire world.

The series is written by Amit Cohen and Ron Leshem in collaboration with Xabi Molia and directed by Oded Ruskin. The cast includes Félix Moati, Mélanie Thierry and James Purefoy, alongside Souheila Yacoub, Jo Ben Ayed, James Krishna Floyd, Dean Ridge, Julia Faure, François Caron and Céline Samie.

“No Man’s Land” is an 8-part series for Arte and Hulu, produced by Maria Feldman for Masha Productions, Eitan Mansuri and Jonathan Doweck for Spiro Films, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal and Carole Scotta for Haut et Court TV. It is co-produced by ARTE France and Versus Production in association with Hulu, with the support of Wallimage, Belga Films Fund and Inver Tax Shelter. Fremantle’s Christian Vesper is co-producer and Fremantle distributes the series internationally.

“The Attaché,” licensed in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, France, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Latin America, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom as a Starzplay exclusive, tells the enthralling story of Avshalom, an Israeli Jewish man of Moroccan descent and successful musician who relocates to Paris for his wife Annabelle’s new job as the Attaché to the Israeli embassy in Paris. Becoming an anonymous immigrant in a foreign land soon takes on a new meaning as Avshalom arrives on the same day as the largest terror attack in French history. Their dream romantic year abroad quickly turns into a nightmare – a marital crisis in the eternal capital of romance, a personal immigration crisis in the heart of Europe, and a crisis of masculinity and fatherhood.

The cast includes Eli Ben David, Héloïse Godet, Ilay Lax, Patrick Braoudé and Florence Block. The series is directed and written by Eli Ben David.

“The Attaché” (5×60) is produced for Israeli broadcaster HOT and produced by Abot Hameiri (a Fremantle company). The Executive Producers are Guy Hameiri, Eitan Abot and Dikla Barkai.

In addition to availability on its Direct to Consumer app for iOS and Android in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico and Brazil, Starzplay is available in Europe, Latin America and Japan on Apple TV, in France, Germany, Mexico and the UK on Amazon Prime Video channels, in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK on Rakuten; in Brazil, Mexico and the UK through Roku streaming devices and on the following local platforms: in Mexico on izzi and Totalplay; in Spain on Orange and Vodafone and MÁSMÓVIL; in the UK on Virgin Media; in France on Orange, in Switzerland on UPC and blue+, in India as Lionsgate Play and as Starz in Canada in alliance with Bell Media.

About Starzplay

Starz continues to grow its global footprint with its ongoing expansion of the Starzplay international premium streaming platform. Starzplay’s rapid expansion into 50 countries since its launch in May of 2018 is driven by its ability to provide subscribers access to the “best in global SVOD.” The content offering is comprised of the entire catalog of STARZ premium content, with upcoming STARZ Originals airing exclusively on Starzplay day-and-date with the US, exclusive award-winning and critically acclaimed first-run series and a vast library of blockbuster feature films. Starzplay is available through the direct to consumer Starzplay App in Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK; on global digital broadcast services, multi-channel video distributors, telecommunications companies and other online and digital platforms including in Europe and Latin America on Apple TV; in Brazil, France, Germany, Mexico and the UK on Amazon Prime Video channels; in the UK, Germany, Spain, France and Italy on Rakuten, in Brazil, Mexico and the UK through Roku TV and streaming devices and on the following local platforms: in Brazil on Claro, in France on Orange, in Mexico on izzi and Totalplay; in Spain on Orange, Vodafone and MasMovil; in Switzerland on UPC TV, in the UK on Virgin Media; and as Starz in Canada in alliance with Bell Media.

About Lionsgate Play

Lionsgate Play, a premium streaming service from Lionsgate India and Starz, offers bespoke Hollywood content for Indian consumers. It boasts of 2500+ hours of Premium Hollywood content including Premieres, billion dollar Franchise Movies and binge worthy Box Sets. Lionsgate Play has a widely distributed network in the region spanning across partnerships like Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel, Jio FTTH, Apple TV+, Amazon Firestick, OEM’s with an ambitious roadmap ahead. Lionsgate Play also develops and produces a diverse slate of high budget premium Indian originals.

About Fremantle

Fremantle is one of the largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. From Got Talent to My Brilliant Friend, Family Feud to The Young Pope, Idols to American Gods, The Price is Right to Neighbours and The X Factor to Enslaved – we are behind the world’s most-loved and most-watched shows. We have an outstanding international network of production teams, companies and labels in over 30 countries – our Fremantle family includes UFA (Germany), Wildside (Italy), Abot Hameiri (Israel), Miso Film (Denmark, Sweden and Norway), Blue Circle (Netherlands), Original Productions (USA) and Easy Tiger (Australia) to name a few. We produce in excess of 12,000 hours of original programming, roll out more than 70 formats and air 400 programmes a year worldwide. We also distribute over 20,000 hours of content in more than 200 territories. As a world leader in digital and branded entertainment, we have more than 370 million subscribers across 1,500 social channels and over 100 billion views across all platforms – and are the creator of Facebook’s most viewed video of all time, The Sacred Riana. For more information, visit www.fremantle.com, or follow us @FremantleHQ and visit our LinkedIn and Facebook pages.



Video: Trailer – Hulu’s “No Man’s Land”





Video: Trailer – Hulu’s “No Man’s Land”
The series dives into the depths of the Syrian civil war through the eyes of Antoine, a young French man, in search of his estranged, presumed to be dead sister.
[via press release from Hulu]
TRAILER: Hulu’s No Man’s Land

All 8 Episodes Premiere Wednesday, November 18th only on Hulu

No Man’s Land dives into the depths of the Syrian civil war through the eyes of Antoine, a young French man, in search of his estranged, presumed to be dead sister. While unraveling the mystery, piece by piece, Antoine ends up joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters, fierce women and ISIS’ biggest nightmare, and travels with them in ISIS occupied territory. Antoine’s journey crosses paths with adventurers and anarchists, spies and innocent victims, and provides a unique look at the tragic events in Syria, and the way they affect the entire world.

No Man’s Land stars Félix Moati (The French Dispatch, Le grand bain), Mélanie Thierry (La Douleur, Au revoir là-haut) and James Purefoy (Altered Carbon, The Following, Rome) alongside Souheila Yacoub, Joe Ben Ayed, James Floyd, Dean Ridge, Julia Faure, François Caron and Céline Samie.

The series is co-created by Ron Leshem (Euphoria), Maria Feldman (False Flag), Eitan Mansuri (When Heroes Fly), and Amit Cohen (False Flag) and written by Amit Cohen and Ron Leshem in collaboration with Xabi Molia (Commes des rois, Les conquérants). Oded Ruskin (False Flag) will serve as the director for all 8 episodes. No Man’s Land is produced by Maria Feldman for Masha Productions, Eitan Mansuri and Jonathan Doweck for Spiro Films, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal and Carole Scotta for Haut et Court TV, Christian Vesper for Fremantle and co-produced by ARTE France and Versus Production. Fremantle will distribute the series internationally.

Social: Twitter @Hulu | Instagram @Hulu | #NoMansLandHulu



Hulu’s Fall 2020 Original Programming Slate





Hulu’s Fall 2020 Original Programming Slate
The streaming service recaps its original offerings for the coming months.
[via press release from Hulu]
HULU’S FALL 2020 ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING SLATE

SERIES

WOKE
Premiere Date: September 9 (binge)
Season: 1
Episode Count: 8
Genre: Comedy Series
Synopsis: Inspired by the life and work of artist Keith Knight, comedy series Woke takes an absurd look at identity and culture as it follows Keef, an African-American cartoonist finally on the verge of mainstream success when an unexpected incident changes everything. With a fresh outlook on the world around him, Keef must now navigate the new voices and ideas that confront and challenge him, all without setting aflame everything he’s already built.
Cast: Lamorne Morris, T. Murph and Blake Anderson.
Crew: Woke is developed by Marshall Todd and Keith Knight. The co-creators serve as executive producers alongside showrunner Jay Dyer, Maurice “Mo” Marable, Aeysha Carr, Richie Schwartz, John Will, Will Gluck, and Eric Christian Olsen. Kate Schumaecker will serve as executive producer on the pilot. The series is a co-production between ABC Studios and Sony Pictures Television Inc.

PEN15
Premiere Date: September 18 (binge)
Season: 2
Episode Count: 7
Genre: Comedy Series
Synopsis: Pen15 is an R-rated “traumedy” set in middle school as it really happened in the year 2000. Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine play versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds. In this world, seventh grade never ends and the pains of growing up are inevitable.
Cast: Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle.
Crew: From the Awesomeness studio, Pen15 is created, written and executive produced by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle and Sam Zvibleman. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone and Becky Sloviter of The Lonely Island, Marc Provissiero and Brooke Pobjoy from Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment, and Vera Santamaria and Debbie Liebling also serve as executive producers.

MONSTERLAND
Premiere Date: October 2 (binge)
Season: 1
Episode Count: 8
Genre: Drama Series
Synopsis: Encounters with mermaids, fallen angels, and other strange beasts drive broken people to desperate acts in Monsterland, an anthology series based on the collection of stories from Nathan Ballingrud’s “North American Lake Monsters.”
Cast: Kaitlyn Dever, Jonathan Tucker, Charlie Tahan, Nicole Beharie, Hamish Linklater, Marquis Rodriguez, Bill Camp, Michael Hsu Rosen, Taylor Schilling, Roberta Colindrez, Adria Arjona, Trieu Tran, Kelly Marie Tran, Mike Colter and Adepero Oduye.
Crew: Monsterland is created, written, and executive produced by Mary Laws (“The Neon Demon,” “Succession,” “Preacher,”) and executive produced by Babak Anvari (“Under the Shadow,” “Wounds,”), Lucan Toh (“An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn,” “Under the Shadow,” “Wounds,”), Megan Ellison, and Sue Naegle. Ali Krug will serve as Co-EP. The series is produced by Annapurna Television.

HELSTROM
Premiere Date: October 16 (binge)
Season: 1
Episode Count: 10
Genre: Drama Series
Synopsis: As the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer, Helstrom follows Daimon (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon), and their complicated dynamic, as they track down the worst of humanity – each with their own attitude and skills.
Cast: Tom Austen, Sydney Lemmon, Elizabeth Marvel, Robert Wisdom, Ariana Guerra, June Carryl and Alain Uy.
Crew: Created for television and executive produced by Paul Zbyszewski along with Karim Zreik and Jeph Loeb. Helstrom is co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios, part of Disney Television Studios.

EATER’S GUIDE TO THE WORLD
Premiere Date: November 11 (binge)
Season: 1
Episode Count: 7
Genre: Unscripted Series
Synopsis: Discover the most surprising culinary destinations in Eater’s Guide to the World. Join narrator Maya Rudolph on a quest to find the most unexpected places to score an epic meal, while drinking and dining with the locals along the way.
Cast: Maya Rudolph
Crew: Lauren Cynamon, Chad Mumm, Mark W. Olsen and Amanda Kludt serve as executive producers. Vox Media Studios serves as the studio.

NO MAN’S LAND
Premiere Date: November 18 (binge)
Season: 1
Episode Count: 8
Genre: Drama Series
Synopsis: No Man’s Land dives into the depths of the Syrian civil war through the eyes of Antoine, a young French man in search of his estranged, presumed to be dead sister. While unraveling the mystery, piece by piece, Antoine ends up joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters, fierce women and ISIS’ biggest nightmare, and travels with them in ISIS occupied territory. Antoine’s journey crosses paths with adventurers and anarchists, spies and innocent victims, and provides a unique look at the tragic events in Syria, and the way they affect the entire world.
Cast: Félix Moati, Mélanie Thierry and James Purefoy alongside Souheila Yacoub, Joe Ben Ayed, James Floyd, Dean Ridge, Julia Faure, François Caron and Céline Samie.
Crew: Co-created by Ron Leshem (Euphoria), Maria Feldman (False Flag), Eitan Mansuri (When Heroes Fly), and Amit Cohen (False Flag) and written by Amit Cohen and Ron Leshem in collaboration with Xabi Molia (Commes des rois, Les conquérants). Oded Ruskin (False Flag) will serve as the director for all 8 episodes. No Man’s Land is produced by Maria Feldman for Masha Productions, Eitan Mansuri and Jonathan Doweck for Spiro Films, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal and Carole Scotta for Haut et Court TV, Christian Vesper for Fremantle and co-produced by ARTE France and Versus Production. Fremantle will distribute the series internationally.

DOCUMENTARIES AND FILMS

THE BINGE
Premiere Date: August 28
Genre: Film
Synopsis: Set in a time when all drugs and alcohol are illegal, the only day anyone can participate in the “fun” is on Binge Day.
Cast: Skyler Gisondo, Dexter Darden, Eduardo Franco, Vince Vaughn, Grace Van Dien, Tony Cavalero, Zainne Saleh, Marta Piekarz, Esteban Benito, Brittany Garms and Affion Crockett.
Crew: THE BINGE is directed by Jeremy Garelick and written by Jordan VanDina. The film is produced by Jeremy Garelick, Will Phelps, Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon, Nicole Stojkovich, Ryan Bennett and Michael Schade. Chris Bongirne and Michael Glassman serve as executive producers. THE BINGE is produced by American High and LD Entertainment.

BOOKS OF BLOOD
Premiere Date: October 7
Genre: Film
Synopsis: Based on Clive Barker’s acclaimed and influential horror anthology BOOKS OF BLOOD, this feature takes audiences on a journey into uncharted and forbidden territory through three uncanny tales tangled in space and time.
Cast: Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron, Anna Friel, Yul Vazquez and Freda Foh Shen.
Crew: Directed by Brannon Braga, the film is executive producerd by Braga, Seth MacFarlane, Erica Huggins, Alana Kleiman, Brian Witten, Jeff Kwatinetz, Josh Barry, Clive Barker and Adam Simon. The film is co-executive produced by Mark Miller, and produced by Jason Clark and Joe Micucci. The film comes from Fox 21 and Fuzzy Door, headed by MacFarlane and Huggins.

BAD HAIR
Premiere Date: October 23
Genre: Film
Synopsis: In this horror satire set in 1989, BAD HAIR follows an ambitious young woman (Elle Lorraine) who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career comes at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own.
Cast: Elle Lorraine, Vanessa Williams, Lena Waithe, Laverne Cox, Jay Pharoah, Kelly Rowland, Blair Underwood, James Van Der Beek and Usher Raymond.
Crew: BAD HAIR is written and directed by Justin Simien. Simien also serves as a producer alongside Julia Lebedev, Angel Lopez, and Eddie Vaisman. Executive Producers include Leonid Lebedev, Oren Moverman, and Alex G. Scott. The film is produced by Sight Unseen in association with Culture Machine.

I AM GRETA
Premiere Date: November 13
Genre: Documentary
Synopsis: In August of 2018, Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old student in Sweden, starts a school strike for the climate. Her question for adults: if you don’t care about her future on earth, why should she care about her future in school? Within months, her strike evolves into a global movement. Greta, a quiet Swedish girl on the autism spectrum, is now a world famous activist. The team behind I AM GRETA has been following the young activist from her very first day of school strike. Subject: Greta Thunberg
Crew: Directed by Nathan Grossman and produced by Cecilia Nessen and Fredrik Heinig through B-Reel Films.

FAMILY

FIND ME IN PARIS
Premiere Date: August 21 (binge)
Season: 3
Episode Count: 26
Genre: Teen Drama
Synopsis: Find Me in Paris centers on Lena Grisky, a typical teenage girl attending the Paris Opera Ballet School, the most elite dance institution in the world. But Lena has a secret. She’s a time traveler, accidentally propelled from 1905 into the 21st century. Season 3 follows Lena, as she completes her final year at the Paris Opera Ballet School, and competes against the ballet world’s elite to nail a spot in Company while learning about her true identity as a Time Travel Heir.
Cast: Jessica Lord, Eubha Akilade, Castle Rock, Terique Jarrett, Christy O’Donnell, Sean Og Cairns, Audrey Hall, Caitlin Rose Lacey, Chloe Fox, Isabelle Allen and Jake Swift.
Crew: Find Me in Paris is written by Jill Girling and Lori Mather, and directed by Matt Bloom, Robert Burke and Ronan Burke. The series comes from Cottonwood Media, Opéra national de Paris, ZDF and ZDF Enterprises.

MADAGASCAR: A LITTLE WILD
Premiere Date: September 7 (binge)
Season: 1A
Episode Count: 6
Genre: Animated Kids Series
Synopsis: Loveable foursome Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo steal the show in Madagascar: A Little Wild, from executive producer Johanna Stein (Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny) and co-executive producer Dana Starfield (Monster High: Welcome to Monster High) Capturing the iconic personalities of each of the four dynamos, Madagascar: A Little Wild showcases the team as kids residing in their rescue habitat at the Central Park Zoo. They might be small, but like everybody who lands in New York City, these little guys have big dreams and Madagascar: A Little Wild will follow all of their adventures.
Cast: Shaylin Becton, Tucker Chandler, Amir O’Neil, Luke Lowe, Jasmine Gatewood, Eric Petersen
Crew: Executive producer Johanna Stein, co-executive producer Dana Starfield

THE MIGHTY ONES
Premiere Date: November 9 (binge)
Season: 1
Episode Count: 10
Genre: Animated Kids Series
Synopsis: In every backyard, a secret world exists filled with tiny creatures. The Mighty Ones follows the hilarious adventures of a group of creatures: a twig, a pebble, a leaf and a strawberry. These best friends, self-named “The Mighty Ones,” live in an unkempt backyard belonging to a trio of equally unkempt humans whom they mistake for gods. Despite their diminutive stature, The Mighty Ones are determined to live life large and always have fun in their wild world.
Cast: Josh Brener, Alex Cazares, Jessica McKenna and Jimmy Tatro
Crew: The series is executive produced by Sunil Hall (Pickle and Peanut) and Lynne Naylor (Samurai Jack).

ANIMANIACS
Premiere Date: November 20 (binge)
Season: 1
Episode Count: 13
Genre: Animated Series
Synopsis: They’re back! Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and the Warner sister Dot, have a great time wreaking havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet. After returning to their beloved home, the Warner Bros. water tower, the Animaniacs waste no time in causing chaos and comic confusion as they run loose through the studio, turning the world into their personal playground. Joining Yakko, Wakko and Dot, fan-favorite characters Pinky and the Brain will also return to continue their quest for world domination
Cast: Rob Paulsen (“Yakko Warner” & “Pinky”), Tress MacNeille (“Dot Warner”), Jess Harnell (“Wakko Warner”) and Maurice LaMarche (“The Brain”)
Crew: Steven Spielberg returns as executive producer of the series, with Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series, and Amblin Television Co-Presidents Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank also serving as executive producers. Animaniacs is produced by Amblin Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Animation.



HULU PRESENTS UPCOMING ORIGINAL SERIES “WOKE,” “NO MAN’S LAND,” AND SECOND SEASON OF “PEN15”





HULU PRESENTS UPCOMING ORIGINAL SERIES “WOKE,” “NO MAN’S LAND,” AND SECOND SEASON OF “PEN15” AT THE 2020 HULU PRESS TOUR

Hulu Announces Season Two Renewals for Fan Favorite Love, Victor and Breakout Series Taste The Nation with Padma Lakshmi

Company Greenlights Straight-to-Series Orders for The Girl From Plainville, Starring Elle Fanning, along with Docuseries The Next Thing You Eat from James Beard Award-Winning Chef David Chang and Academy Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Morgan Neville

Global Superstar Selena Gomez Joins As Star and Executive Producer of Upcoming Hulu Original Comedy Only Murders In The Building Alongside Steve Martin and Martin Short

Company Releases Fall Premiere Dates For Steven Spielberg Executive Produced Animaniacs, Upcoming Drama Series No Man’s Land, Groundbreaking Hulu Original Documentary I AM GRETA, Food Series Eater’s Guide To The World and Horror Anthology Series Monsterland

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 7, 2020) – Today, during the Hulu Press Tour, Hulu presented the company’s lineup of upcoming original programming including semi-animated comedy series Woke starring Lamorne Morris; No Man’s Land, the dramatic tale of the Syrian civil war; and the second season of Pen15, a middle school comedy set in the early 2000s starring Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine. The three Hulu Originals showcased today will join the company’s growing slate of premium Original content, following a successful year of back-to-back new hits such as Little Fires Everywhere, Palm Springs, Solar Opposites, The Great, Normal People and more.

The company also announces straight-to-series orders for two new Hulu Original series, The Girl From Plainville and The Next Thing You Eat. Starring Elle Fanning, The Girl From Plainville is a limited series inspired by the true story of the controversial case of Michelle Carter (Fanning), who was convicted in 2017 of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging the suicide of her then-boyfriend via texts and phone calls.

Joining Hulu’s Original food programming slate is The Next Thing You Eat from James Beard Award–winning chef David Chang and Academy Award–winning documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville. The six-part docuseries tells the story of the sea change taking place across every corner of the food world. From deeply personal accounts of the havoc wreaked on restaurants by COVID-19—including numerous in-depth interviews conducted in the midst of quarantine—to the ways in which robots and AI will forever change our relationship to food, The Next Thing You Eat is a look into our cultural and culinary future from the creators of the Emmy® nominated Ugly Delicious.

“From renewals of fan and critic favorites Love, Victor and Taste the Nation, to exploring the true story of The Girl From Plainville and learning about David Chang’s deeply personal view at what’s next for the restaurant industry in The Next Thing You Eat, Hulu’s slate of Original programming has never been stronger,” said Craig Erwich, SVP of Originals, Hulu. “Our content is driven by highly curated programming from best-in-class talent, and Hulu is dedicated to continuing to tell unique and inspired stories that our viewers crave.”

As part of The Walt Disney Company, Hulu has gained remarkable momentum over the past year, surpassing 35 million subscribers as of August 4, 2020. The streaming platform also saw a nearly 40% increase in engagement (total hours watched) with its original programming in 2020, as well as a 43% year-over-year lift in social media interest.

Additional details about today’s announcements include:

Hulu Adds Major Star Power With The Addition Of Selena Gomez As Star And Executive Producer of Upcoming Only Murders In The Building

Starring alongside comedic legends Steve Martin and Martin Short, global superstar Selena Gomez joins the cast of the upcoming Hulu Original comedy series Only Murders in the Building. The series follows three strangers (Martin, Short and Gomez) who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one. Only Murders in the Building hails from co-creators and writers, Steve Martin and John Hoffman (Grace & Frankie, Looking). Martin and Hoffman will executive produce along with Martin Short, Selena Gomez, This is Us creator Dan Fogelman and Jess Rosenthal.

Selena Gomez began making the transition from young actress to adulthood with such films as Harmony Korine’s SPRING BREAKERS. She appeared in the Academy Award®-nominated film THE BIG SHORT opposite Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling as well as FUNDAMENTALS OF CARING alongside Paul Rudd. Most recently, she starred in Jim Jarmusch’s film THE DEAD DON’T DIE opposite Bill Murray and Adam Driver. Gomez has added executive producer to her list of credits serving as an executive producer of the hit Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. In addition, she executive produced the critically-acclaimed Netflix docu-series Living Undocumented which created much buzz and discussion regarding the polarizing issue of undocumented people living in the United States. Gomez also executive produced the upcoming Sony feature film THE BROKEN HEART GALLERY. Earlier this year, Gomez released her critically-acclaimed album RARE which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, her third consecutive studio album to debut atop the chart. The first single, “Lose You To Love Me,” gave Gomez her first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. As a solo artist, Gomez has accumulated over 22 billion global streams.

Company Orders Two New Straight-To-Series Hulu Originals Including The Girl From Plainville Starring Elle Fanning, and Docuseries The Next Thing You Eat from James Beard Award-Winning Chef David Chang and Academy Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Morgan Neville

Written by Liz Hannah (THE POST; The Dropout) and Patrick Macmanus (Dr. Death), The Girl From Plainville stars Elle Fanning (The Great) as Michelle Carter and is inspired by the true story of her controversial “texting-suicide” case. Based off of the Esquire article of the same name by Jesse Barron, the limited series will explore Carter’s relationship with Conrad Roy III and the events that led to his death and, later, her controversial conviction of involuntary manslaughter.

Executive producers for the series include co-showrunners Hannah and Macmanus, Fanning and Echo Lake’s Brittany Kahan Ward. Consulting producers include Barron and Erin Lee Carr (I Love You, Now Die). The Girl From Plainville is a production of UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group. Kelly Funke will oversee for Macmanus’ Littleton Road Productions.

From the Emmy® nominated creators of Ugly Delicious—James Beard Award–winning chef David Chang and Academy Award–winning documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville—The Next Thing You Eat is a six-episode docuseries that explores the seismic changes happening all around us and how they affect not only the restaurant world but people’s fundamental relationship to food. Chang and a diverse cast of correspondents will take an unflinching look at the challenges and opportunities ahead, including how our food is grown, who cooks it, how we pay for it, and whether or not deliciousness will fall by the wayside. What kind of food world awaits us in the coming years? The Next Thing You Eat aims to find out.

Executive producers include David Chang, Christopher Chen, Dave O’Connor and Chris Ying on behalf of Majordomo Media; Morgan Neville and Caitrin Rogers on behalf of Tremolo Productions; and Chad Mumm on behalf of Vox Media Studios. The Next Thing You Eat is produced by Tremolo Productions and Majordomo Media for Vox Media Studios.

Hulu Announces Season Two Series Renewals for Fan Favorite Love, Victor and Padma Lakshmi Food Exploration Series Taste The Nation

Following a successful first season, Love, Victor returns to Hulu for a 10-episode second season. Ranking as the #1 most-watched Drama on Hulu during its premiere week this past June, Love, Victor is set in the world of the groundbreaking 2018 film LOVE, SIMON which was inspired by Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.” The first season followed Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School, on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city and exploring his sexual orientation. As Victor and his friends mature, so will season two, promising to build on these themes of sexual identity, acceptance and navigating the odyssey we all know as high school.

The series stars Michael Cimino, Ana Ortiz, James Martinez, Isabella Ferreira, Mateo Fernandez, Rachel Naomi Hilson, Bebe Wood, George Sear, Anthony Turpel and Mason Gooding. The film’s original writers Isaac Aptaker (This Is Us) and Elizabeth Berger (This Is Us) serve as executive producers alongside Brian Tanen, Jason Ensler, Isaac Klausner, Marty Bowen, Adam Fishbach, Wyck Godfrey, Pouya Shahbazian and Adam Londy. 20th Century Fox Television serves as the studio.

Padma Lakshmi’s insightful series Taste the Nation will also return for a 10-episode second season as the freshman series launched in June to critical acclaim, receiving a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score. Starring and executive produced by Padma Lakshmi, along with Part2 Pictures’ David Shadrack Smith, Taste the Nation takes audiences on a journey across America exploring the rich and diverse food culture of various immigrant groups, seeking out the people who have so heavily shaped what American food is today. From indigenous communities to recent immigrant arrivals, Padma breaks bread with Americans across the nation to uncover the roots and relationship between our food, our humanity and our history – ultimately revealing stories that challenge notions of identity, belonging, and what it means to be American.

Emmy® Nominated Actress Maya Rudolph To Narrate Upcoming Hulu Original Eater’s Guide To The World

Emmy® nominated actress Maya Rudolph joins as the narrator for the upcoming Hulu Original Eater’s Guide To The World, slated to debut with seven episodes on Wednesday, November 11. The series was developed by Vox Media Studios and Eater – the most trusted voice in food, dining, and travel – and explores some of the most satisfying culinary destinations around the world including the Pacific Northwest, Casablanca, Tijuana and Costa Rica. Throughout the series, Rudolph will narrate the quest to find the most unexpected places to score an epic meal, while drinking and dining with the locals along the way. Lauren Cynamon, Chad Mumm, Mark W. Olsen and Amanda Kludt serve as executive producers and the series is produced by Eater and Vox Media Studios.

Hulu Reveals Premiere Dates for Upcoming 2020 Hulu Originals Monsterland, I AM GRETA, Animaniacs and No Man’s Land

Streaming on Friday, October 2, Hulu Original Monsterland is a 8-episode anthology series based on the collection of stories from Nathan Ballingrud’s “North American Lake Monsters.” Encounters with mermaids, fallen angels and other strange beasts drive broken people to desperate acts in Monsterland. The series stars Kaitlyn Dever, Jonathan Tucker, Charlie Tahan, Nicole Beharie, Hamish Linklater, Marquis Rodriguez, Bill Camp, Michael Hsu Rosen, Taylor Schilling, Roberta Colindrez, Adria Arjona, Trieu Tran, Kelly Marie Tran, Mike Colter and Adepero Oduye. Monsterland is created, written, and executive produced by Mary Laws and executive produced by Babak Anvari, Lucan Toh, Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle. Ali Krug will serve as co-executive producer and the series is produced by Annapurna Television.

Highly anticipated Hulu Original Documentary I AM GRETA, which follows young activist Greta Thunberg, will stream on Hulu on Friday, November 13. In August 2018, Thunberg, a 15-year-old student in Sweden, started a school strike for the climate as her question for adults was, if you don’t care about my future on earth, why should I care about my future in school? Within months, her strike evolved into a global movement as the quiet teenage girl on the autism spectrum becomes a world-famous activist. The documentary follows Greta’s heroism and passion in fighting for climate change.

Twenty-two years after its final episode, the long-awaited return of Animaniacs comes to Hulu Friday, November 20. Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation are proud to unveil a brand-new version of the iconic family friendly cartoon series for the whole family, as the Warner siblings, Yakko and Wakko, and the Warner sister Dot, have a great time wreaking havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet. After returning to their beloved home, the Warner Bros. Water Tower, the Animaniacs waste no time in causing chaos and comic confusion as they run loose through the studio and beyond, turning the world into their personal playground. Joining Yakko, Wakko and Dot, fan-favorite characters Pinky and the Brain will also return to continue their quest for world domination in each of the 13 episodes.

Steven Spielberg returns as executive producer of the series, with Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Blue Ribbon Content, Amblin Television Co-Presidents Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, and Wellesley Wild also serving as executive producers. Gabe Swarr serves as co-executive producer. Animaniacs is produced by Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Animation. The show will return to Hulu for a second 13-episode season in 2021.

Upcoming eight-episode Hulu Original drama series No Man’s Land streams Wednesday, November 18, diving into the depths of the Syrian civil war through the eyes of Antoine, a young French man in search of his estranged, presumed-to-be-dead sister. While unraveling the mystery, Antoine ends up joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters, and ISIS’ biggest nightmare, as he travels with them in ISIS occupied territory. Antoine’s journey crosses paths with adventurers and anarchists, spies and innocent victims, and provides a unique look on the tragic events in Syria, and the way they affect the entire world.

No Man’s Land stars Félix Moati, Mélanie Thierry and James Purefoy alongside Souheila Yacoub, Joe Ben Ayed, James Floyd, Dean Ridge, Julia Faure, François Caron and Céline Samie. The series is co-created by Ron Leshem, Maria Feldman, Eitan Mansuri, and Amit Cohen and written by Amit Cohen and Ron Leshem in collaboration with Xabi Molia. Oded Ruskin will serve as the director and the series is produced by Maria Feldman for Masha Productions, Eitan Mansuri and Jonathan Doweck for Spiro Films, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal and Carole Scotta for Haut et Court TV, Christian Vesper for Fremantle and co-produced by ARTE France and Versus Production. Fremantle will distribute the series internationally.

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