Following her live TV musical debut as in ABC’s The Little Mermaid Live!, Auli’i Cravalho will show you just how far she’ll go as a bonafide TV star. The Moana star has been cast in Amazon’s new thriller series The Power opposite Leslie Mann, in Cravalho’s first major role in a scripted series since the short-lived 2018 NBC series Rise.
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Naomi Alderman‘s best-selling sci-fi novel The Power has become an international sensation translated into over 35 languages, and soon it will become a television series.
Amazon Studios has announced a TV adaptation from The Handmaid’s Tale director and executive producer Reed Morano with Leslie Mann (This Is 40, The Other Woman) taking one of the lead roles. And even more exciting is Naomi Alderman is adapting the book for the screen herself with a team of all-female writers. Read More »
Let’s face it. As far as superpowers go, the ability to move things with your brain is pretty awesome. Sure, flying is cool, turning invisible would have fun benefits, and super-strength could always come in handy. Plus it’s a lot cooler than all the “problem” superpowers, like having your entire body burst into flame, turning into some disgusting creature, or having your power be that you’re just extremely fat, and bouncy, like the Blob.
It’s just not the first power that leaps into people’s minds when they get asked, “If you could have one superpower, what would it be?” Maybe because that other stuff is too sexy. However, it’s the real thinking man or woman who chooses telekinesis, because once you realize the full potential of that power, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. As the telekinetic Push opens up this weekend, read on for an ultra-brief history of telekinesis, and find out how it’s affected cinematic history.
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