Posted on Sunday, March 20th, 2016 by Ethan Anderton
The Top 20 Stories of the Week are the stories we think you should check out on /Film from the previous week.
This week we have updates on some TV shows getting renewed or canceled, trailers for the new seasons of Silicon Valley and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, divisive discussion on the hopeful new VOD service The Screening Room, an update on casting young Han Solo for a future Star Wars spin-off, confirmation of Indiana Jones 5, a new trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse and much more.
Check out all of the Top 20 Stories of the Week after the jump.
20. TV Renewals/Cancellations: Better Call Saul, Person of Interest & More
Good news for Better Call Saul and Gotham fans came this week with each series being renewed for a third season. However, bad news for any Person of Interest fans as CBS has confirmed that the upcoming fifth season will be its last.
19. The Best & Worst Sketches from Ariana Grande’s Saturday Night Live
Ariana Grande turned out to be a surprisingly good host, delivering some fantastic impressions of Jennifer Lawrence, Shakira and more. We run through the best and worst sketches right here.
18. Silicon Valley Season 3 Trailer: Pied Piper Has a New CEO
The show returns to HBO on April 24th.
17. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 2 Trailer: New Job, New Love
The comedy series returns to Netflix on April 15th.
16. Meet the Guy Who Saw The Force Awakens in Theaters 20 Times
That’s right, one man saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens 20 times in theaters. Our own David Chen talked to this guy about his relationship with Star Wars and what he’s learned from each viewing of the sequel. Read the full interview right here.
15. Ben-Hur Trailer: The Classic Epic Gets a Big Screen Remake
The remake hits theaters on August 12th.
14. Michael Mann Working on a Heat Prequel, But Not in Movie Form
Michael Mann is working on a prequel to his hit thriller Heat, but not for the big screen. Instead the story will be told in a book as part of a new literary venture from the filmmaker. Get details on the Heat prequel right here.