If you’re an Xfinity Flex customer, you can now get access to the new NBCUniversal streaming service Peacock. Otherwise, you’ll be waiting until July to feast your eyes on more than 15,000 hours of movies and TV shows. Unfortunately, a large amount of the original programming that will be available exclusively on Peacock won’t be available for awhile. But today, the streaming service teased what subscribers will get down the road with a batch of new trailers, including the return of a wrongly canceled comedy series from NBC.
A.P. Bio started off by following disgraced Harvard philosophy professor-turned-high school A.P. biology teacher Jack Griffin (Glenn Howerton), showcasing the lengths he went to in order to avoid teaching biology, opting to use his smart students to get revenge on a rival professor instead. Since then, the series has shifted gears a bit as Jack is now focused on writing a book about a deep-dive into the experience of middle-class living in Toledo, Ohio. But the third season will pose a new challenge, as illustrated in the A.P. Bio season 3 teaser trailer. Read More »
With all the chaos that’s going on in the world, we’re going to need some good laughs over the next couple months. Thankfully, Netflix will have us covered for at least a couple hours in May when comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Patton Oswalt debut new stand-up comedy specials on the streaming service. Get details on both of them below. Read More »
Back in May, NBC handed down the unfortunate order of cancellation to their midseason comedy series A.P. Bio. The show starred It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s Glenn Howerton as a disgraced Harvard philosophy professor-turned-high school A.P. biology teacher, and tracked the lengths he went to in order to avoid teaching biology, opting to use his smart students to get revenge on a rival professor instead. The show lasted for two seasons and aired what was intended to be its final episodes last month, but thankfully, NBC has changed its mind about cancellation. Read More »
There have been approximately 400 Secret Life of Pets 2 trailers, but I guess one more won’t hurt. The sequel to the 2016 animated hit once again will show viewers what our pets get up to all day when we’re not at home. The answer: murder. Okay, I’m kidding, that’s not what happens. But wouldn’t that be wild? Watch the final Secret Life of Pets 2 trailer below. Read More »
Patton Oswalt will be juggling multiple roles on Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. The A.P. Bio actor and notable geek was already set to executive produce and write the Hulu animated series, but now he’s stepping into the recording booth to voice the big-headed comic book character.
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We’ve seen plenty of different interpretations of Star Wars that mash-up the iconic sci-fi saga with various other intellectual properties just for the hell of it. But when artist Sillof takes the time to craft a custom line of Star Wars action figures with your favorite characters given incredible new sculpts and style makeovers, you pay attention.
Sillof has already created a bunch of different custom Star Wars action figure lines with George Lucas’ creations remixed in the styles of Mad Max, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, American Graffiti, and even Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!. Two of those custom action figure were commissioned by comedian Patton Oswalt, who recently ordered up a third collaboration inspired by the cinematic style of filmmaker Wes Anderson. And the results of that idea are positively glorious. Read More »
Happy! is returning with its second season just in time to — as one of its characters says in the new trailer — make Easter great again. Syfy has set the season 2 premiere of the dark crime comedy starring Christopher Meloni as an alcoholic ex-cop with a cartoon imaginary friend (Patton Oswalt) for March 27, 2019. Learn more about the new season in the Happy season 2 trailer.
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Some new and old faces are coming to Neptune, California. The Veronica Mars revival cast is shaping up nicely, with the upcoming Hulu series casting series vet Max Greenfield as the hunky sheriff’s deputy Leo D’Amato well as series newcomer Patton Oswalt in a new role.
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Michael Giacchino has made a name for himself as one of Hollywood’s hardest working film composers, and maybe he can add hardest-working director to his resume. The Oscar-winning composer of Up will finally make his directorial debut with a short film that will be playing at this month’s Fantastic Fest in Austin.
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In this edition of Casting Bits:
- Benicio del Toro is set to star in Oliver Stone‘s next drama, White Lies.
- Mark Hamill joins Knightfall as it’s renewed for season 2.
- Disney’s live-action Mulan remake adds Jimmy Wong and Doua Moua.
- Roland Emmerich‘s Midway enlists Patrick Wilson, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Tadanobu Asano, and Keean Johnson.
- Jesse Plemons to co-star with Keri Russell in Scott Cooper‘s Antlers.
- Patton Oswalt joins Disney’s live-action Kim Possible movie.
- Joel Kinnaman joins Ron Moore’s space drama at Apple.
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