Mysterious Benedict Society Trailer

The Mysterious Benedict Society was once slated to be an original series at Hulu. But last fall, the adaptation of Trenton Lee Stewart‘s book series shifted over to Disney+. The series follows Tony Hale (Veep) as eccentric narcoleptic Mr. Benedict as he recruits a team of orphans to stop his twin brother from creating a global crisis. It feels like Wes Anderson’s version of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Read More »

The Mysterious Benedict Society

Tony Hale has found his next leading role.

The Arrested Development and Veep actor will star in The Mysterious Benedict Society, a live-action television adaptation of author Trenton Lee Stewart’s bestselling books which follow a group of orphans who go undercover at a boarding school. The series was originally developed at Hulu, but has since shifted to another platform under the Disney umbrella: according to a new press release, the show will air on Disney+ next year. Get more details below. Read More »

Lucifer series

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Tony Hale will star in Hulu’s The Mysterious Benedict Society.
  • The original creative team is down for Lucifer season 6 (if Netflix wants it).
  • The Da Vinci Code-inspired TV series has found its Robert Langdon.
  • Gina Torres is one of The Brides of Dracula.

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