Posted Fri Jul 13, 2018 at 04:25 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
A spooky new Hulu series from Stephen King and J.J. Abrams is among this week's collection of streaming trailers.
Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon have released new previews and info for several of their upcoming programs and films. Here's a full rundown of titles scheduled to arrive on each service:
Duck Duck Goose (Netflix, July 20) - From the team who brought you Shrek and Home comes a funny and heart warming film about an unlikely trio's journey to find their flocks. Featuring voice actors Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya, Natasha Leggero, Reggie Watts, and Craig Ferguson.
Orange is the New Black: Season 6 (Netflix, July 27) - The outrageous and critically-acclaimed series from Emmy Award-winner Jenji Kohan is about a diverse group of inmates serving time in a women's prison. The show stars Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba, Kate Mulgrew, Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox, Dascha Polanco, Danielle Brooks, Selenis Leyva, Samira Wiley, Taryn Manning, Yael Stone, Jackie Cruz, Lea DeLaria, Adrienne C. Moore and Elizabeth Rodriguez, along with Michael Harney and Nick Sandow. The series is based on the best-selling memoir of the same name by Piper Kerman.
Extinction (Netflix, July 27) - A father has a recurring dream of losing his family. His nightmare turns into reality when the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction. Now, fighting for their lives, he comes to realize an unknown strength to keep them safe from harm. Starring Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan and Mike Colter.
Cupcake & Dino: General Services (Netflix, July 27) - An enterprising cupcake and his cheerful dinosaur brother take on jobs of all sorts as they work to help friends and strangers in their eccentric city. Starring Justin Collette, Mark Little, and Kyle Dooley.
The Bleeding Edge (Netflix, July 27) - What you don't know, can hurt you. From the Academy Award nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering (The Invisible War, The Hunting Ground) comes a groundbreaking investigation into the crimes of Big Medical. America has the most technologically advanced health care system in the world, yet medical interventions have become the third leading cause of death, and the overwhelming majority of high-risk implanted devices never require a single clinical trial.
The Package (Netflix, August 10) - When five teens go on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to save their friend's most prized possession. From the creators of Workaholics and Tropic Thunder.
Insatiable (Netflix, August 10) - A dark, twisted revenge comedy starring Debby Ryan, Dallas Roberts, and Alyssa Milano. For years, Patty (Debby Ryan) has been bullied, ignored, and underestimated by those around her because of her weight. But now that she finds herself suddenly thin, Patty is out for payback against anyone who has ever made her feel bad about herself. Bob Armstrong (Dallas Roberts), a disgraced attorney whose true passion is coaching beauty pageant contestant, is the only one who sees Patty’s potential, and takes her under his wing -- first as a legal client, and then as a pageant contestant whom he coaches toward becoming the top pageant queen in the country. But Bob and his wife Coralee (Alyssa Milano) have no idea how deep Patty’s rage goes, or how far she will go to exact revenge on anyone who has ever wronged her. Bullies beware: payback’s a bitch, revenge is sweet, and if you cross Patty, you’ll be her next treat.
Sierra Burgess Is A Loser (Netflix, September 7) - A modern rom-com retelling of the Cyrano de Bergerac story set in high school. The story centers on Sierra (Shannon Purser), an intelligent teen who does not fall into the shallow definition of high school pretty but, in a case of mistaken identity that results in unexpected romance, must team with the popular girl (Kristine Froseth) in order to win her crush (Noah Centineo).
Ballet Now (Hulu, July 20) - From executive producer Elisabeth Moss, Ballet Now follows New York City Ballet’s Prima Ballerina Tiler Peck as she endeavors to become the first woman to curate The Music Center’s famed BalletNOW program. With only a week to pull it all off, it’s a race against time for Tiler Peck and her troupe of world-class dancers to pull off her unique vision of combining tap, Hip-Hop, ballet and other styles.
Castle Rock (Hulu, July 25) - A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland. The fictional Maine town of Castle Rock has figured prominently in King’s literary career: Cujo, The Dark Half, IT and Needful Things, as well as novella The Body and numerous short stories such as Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption are either set there or contain references to Castle Rock. Castle Rock is an original suspense/thriller — a first-of-its-kind reimagining that explores the themes and worlds uniting the entire King canon, while brushing up against some of his most iconic and beloved stories.
Ordeal By Innocence (Amazon Prime Video, August 10) - based on the best-selling Agatha Christie novel, an aristocratic family begins to rebuild their life after their matriarch was brutally murdered, old wounds reopen when a man turns up to provide an alibi for the convicted killer: Jack. With Jack’s name cleared, the family realizes the murderer is still out there and may be one of them.
- A current Netflix subscription starts at $11 per month for HD streaming and $14 per month for Ultra HD streaming.
- A current Hulu subscription starts at $8 per month with commercials. In addition, ad-free playback is available for $12 per month.
- A current Amazon Prime subscription costs $119 per year or $13 per month. Likewise, Prime Instant Video is available as a standalone service for $9 per month.
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