cloak and dagger sneak peek

It’s a classic meet-cute: Girl spills beer on boy, girl pickpockets boy, girl accidentally blasts boy with a ray of light that activates boy’s own dark matter powers.

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger is Freeform’s first comic book series, and the network formerly known as ABC Family is leaning heavily into what it knows best: angsty teen drama. And it may just work — the CW has perfected the soap opera spin on superheroes, which has allowed for impressively intricate character work. Let’s see if Freeform, a network that is still somewhat struggling to strike a balance between its racier fare and its saccharine dramas, can do the same.

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heathers trailer

These aren’t the Heathers you remember. In the 1988 cult classic, the original Heathers, played with icy conviction by Kim Walker, Shannon Doherty, and Lisanne Falk, were willowy, beautiful mean girls who terrorized their fellow high school students — until Winona Ryder and Christian Slater’s rebellious outsiders took fatal action against them. Heathers was a heightened, sadistic satire of the pitfalls of high school whose body count would arguably not play well post-Columbine.

But here we are, with a modern reboot of Heathers, only with a new trio of Heathers cast as a body positive bully, a gender-binary guy, and an African-American fashionista. How very.

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ash vs evil dead season 3 trailer

Ash faces his greatest evil yet: fatherhood!

The third season of the horror-camp series Ash vs. Evil Dead has Ash (Bruce Campbell) facing the consequences of his lothario ways. No longer will he only have to face off with the spawn of the devil, now he has his own spawn to contend with: his estranged daughter Brandy Barr (Arielle Carver-O’Neill). And she’s not too happy to be doused in blood and forced to fight demons.

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The Mechanism trailer

Director Jose Padilha may not be a household name yet, but action movie junkies will recognize him as the filmmaker behind Elite Squad and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, and Netflix aficionados may recall that he a director and producer of the streaming service’s true life cartel show, Narcos.

Now Netflix has teamed with Padilha for an intense new crime drama in the vein of Narcos called The Mechanism, which tells a fictionalized version of “the biggest corruption story of all time.”
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succession trailer

The Big Short director Adam McKay looks to be transferring that former film’s general mood onto his new HBO series Succession. The new vulgarity-laced Succession trailer boasts a finely-tuned cast going head-to-head against a backdrop of greed and power grabs. In other words, it looks like fun for the whole family.

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Britannia trailer

In their quest to find their own version of Game of Thrones, Amazon spent a ton of money to land the rights to a Lord of the Rings TV series. But before the Amazon Lord of the Rings gets here, the streaming platform has Britannia, a new costume drama full of swordplay, spectacle and dubious accents. The Britannia trailer is below.

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The Assassination of Gianni Versace red band trailer

You don’t often see a red band trailer for a TV show, but The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story clearly has no intention of being your average, run-of-the-mill television series. The Assassination of Gianni Versace red band trailer offers a new, unflinching look at the dark new season of American Crime Story, set to premiere January 17 on FX.

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Everything Sucks Trailer

There has been plenty of nostalgia and love for the 1980s in recent years, but now that we’re inching closer to 2020, it looks like the 1990s are about to enjoy their heyday in the nostalgic spotlight. At least that’s what Netflix is hoping with the teaser for a new high school series set in 1996.

Everything Sucks! is a new 10-episode half-hour dramedy created by Like Crazy writer Ben York Jones and Save the Date writer/director Michael Mohan that follows a group of teens from the AV and drama club as they deal with the trials and tribulations of going to Boring High School. No, seriously, that’s the name of the high school they go to in Boring, Oregon.

Get a first look at the teaser for the series below. Read More »

The Handmaid's Tale season 2 trailer

The Handmaid’s Tale continued its successful awards run at the Golden Globes last weekend, with the Hulu original series taking home trophies in two drama categories: Best Television Series, and Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series for star Elisabeth Moss. Today, the streaming service has unveiled our first look at The Handmaid’s Tale season 2 with a brand new trailer, and they also confirmed the release date for the new season.
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here and now trailer

Talk about a modern family.

Alan Ball, the creator of acclaimed HBO series like  Six Feet Under and True Blood, has returned to the network with a new series called Here and Now, which follows a multi-racial adopted family who is suddenly thrown into disarray when one of the kids starts having strange visions.

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