Thursday, December 12, 2019

New Series Trailers: THE WITCHER, STARGIRL, THE NEW POPE and More


Today we have new trailers for:
  • The highly anticipated Netflix fantasy series "The Witcher" starring Henry Cavill. The show is based on the best-selling novels by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, which have also inspired a very popular role-playing video game franchise.
  • The CW's latest DC superhero series "Stargirl" based on the comic book character created by Geoff Johns, who also serves as executive producer and showrunner. The cast features Brec Bassinger, Luke Wilson, Amy Smart, Joel McHale and Trae Romano. The show is executive produced by Greg Berlanti & Sarah Schechter ("Arrowverse").
  • The HBO limited series "The New Pope" directed by Paolo Sorrentino. The series is a sequel to Sorrentino's 2016 miniseries "The Young Pope". The cast features Jude Law, John Malkovich, Sharon Stone, Marilyn Manson, Cecile de France and Ludivine Sagnier.
  • The Shudder action fantasy series "The Dead Lands" created by New Zealand writer Glenn Standrin ("6 Days"), who also wrote the 2014 film on which the series is based. The cast featues New Zealand Maori actors Te Kohe Tuhaka and Darneen Christian.
  • The second season of Netflix's sci-fi series "Lost in Space" starring Maxwell Jenkins, Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Parker Posey and Taylor Russell.
  • Larry David, the co-creator of "Seinfeld", is back as himself in the tenth season of the HBO comedy series "Curb Your Enthusiasm". Also back are Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman, Cheryl Hines, Ted Danson, Richard Lewis and J.B. Smoove. Guest stars include Jon Hamm, Laverne Cox, Isla Fisher, Jane Krakowski and Rebecca Romijn.

Watch all the new trailers after the jump.

The Witcher: Season 1 (December 20, 2019 - Netflix)


Director: Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez, Charlotte Brandstrom, Marc Jobst (various episodes)

Starring: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Jodhi May, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson, Adam Levy, Anya Chalotra, MyAnna Buring, Mimi Ndiweni, Therica Wilson-Read, Millie Brady


"Based on the best-selling fantasy series, THE WITCHER is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together."

Stargirl (Spring 2020 - The CW and DC Universe)


Director: Glen Winter (premiere episode)

Starring: Brec Bassinger, Luke Wilson, Amy Smart, Joel McHale, Trae Romano, Cameron Gellman, Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington, Meg DeLacy, Neil Jackson, Jake Austin Walker, Christopher James Baker, Hunter Sansone


"The new DC Universe drama series STARGIRL follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger) as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. This new drama reimagines Stargirl and the very first superhero team, the Justice Society of America, in an unpredictable series."

The New Pope (January 13, 2020 - HBO)


Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Starring: Jude Law, John Malkovich, Sharon Stone, Marilyn Manson, Cecile de France, Ludivine Sagnier, Ulrich Thomsen


"Academy Award-winning director Paolo Sorrentino returns with The New Pope, his second original series set in the world of the modern papacy."

The Dead Lands (January 23, 2020 - Shudder)


Starring: Te Kohe Tuhaka, Darneen Christian, Richard Te Are, Briar Rose, Kali Kopae


"Waka, a murdered Maori warrior returned from the Afterlife, and Mehe, a determined young woman, embark on a quest to find who "broke the world" and how to close the breach between the living and the dead."

Lost in Space: Season 2 (December 24, 2019 - Netflix)


Starring: Maxwell Jenkins, Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Parker Posey, Taylor Russell, Mina Sundwall, Ignacio Serricchio, Raza Jaffrey


"Set 30 years in the future, colonization in space is now a reality, and the Robinson family (Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Maxwell Jenkins, Taylor Russell, Mina Sundwall) is among those tested and selected to make a new life for themselves in a better world. But when the new colonists find themselves abruptly torn off course en route to their new home they must forge new alliances and work together to survive in a dangerous alien environment, light-years from their original destination. Stranded along with the Robinsons are two outsiders who find themselves thrown together by circumstance and a mutual knack for deception. The unsettlingly charismatic Dr. Smith (Parker Posey) is a master manipulator with an inscrutable end game. And the roguish, but inadvertently charming Don West (Ignacio Serricchio) is a highly-skilled, blue-collar contractor, who had no intention of joining the colony, let alone crash landing on a lost planet."

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 10 (January 19, 2020 - HBO)


Starring: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman, Cheryl Hines, Ted Danson, Richard Lewis, J.B. Smoove, Jon Hamm, Laverne Cox, Isla Fisher, Jane Krakowski, Rebecca Romijn


"Larry David stars as... Larry David, living the good life out in Los Angeles and stumbling through one faux-pas after another."


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