Coming Soon to Streaming: 'Future Man,' 'Fearless,' and More

Posted Fri Oct 6, 2017 at 12:00 PM PDT by
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A full trailer for Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's Future Man has been revealed.

Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon have released new trailers and other info for several of their upcoming shows and movies, including The Babysitter, Dark, Raising Dion, FearlessFuture Man, and Shut Eye.

In addition, CBS All Access has announced plans to add one more episode to the "first chapter" of Star Trek: Discovery. The show premiered on September 24 and has pushed the CBS All Access service to a new record high for subscriber sign-ups in a single week.

"Consumer response to the launch of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY has been tremendous," said Marc DeBevoise, President and COO, CBS Interactive. "The build up to the show's premiere led us to a record-setting month, week and ultimately day of sign-ups. The second week of the series has also exceeded our expectations and is a credit to the brilliant and dedicated work of the show’s entire creative team and cast. We can’t wait for fans to see what comes next for the U.S.S. Discovery and its crew."

The first block of Star Trek: Discovery episodes was originally set to include eight installments, but now the first chapter will include nine episodes. The final episode of chapter one is set to stream on Sunday, November 12. The second chapter, featuring the season's remaining six episodes, will then return to CBS All Access in January 2018.

The Babysitter (Netflix, October 13) - The Babysitter follows a lonely, 12-year-old boy who falls in love with his hot babysitter only to discover that she’s part of a satanic cult that wants to kill him. Starring Bella Thorne, Robbie Amell, Samara Weaving, Andrew Bachelor, Hana Mae Lee, and Judah Lewis. Written by Brian Duffield and directed by McG.

The Dark (Netflix, December 1) - Set in a German town in present day where the disappearance of two young children exposes the double lives and fractured relationships among four families. In ten, hour-long episodes, the story takes on a supernatural twist that ties back to the same town in 1986. The series is created by award-winning showrunners Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, who previously received critical acclaim for their movie Who am I (2014).

In addition, Netflix has ordered a 10 episode season for Raising Dion, a new one-hour sci-fi, family drama based on the short film of the same name (embedded below). 

The show comes from commercial and music video director Dennis Liu, who created the original comic book and short film. Carol Barbee (UnREAL, Judging Amy) is attached as showrunner/executive producer and is credited with scripting the first episode. Michael B. Jordan (Creed) is also on board as an executive producer and actor for the show.

The series follows the story of a woman named Nicole Reese, who raises her son Dion after the death of her husband Mark (Jordan). The normal dramas of raising a son as a single mom are amplified when Dion starts to manifest several magical, superhero-like abilities. Nicole must now keep her son’s gifts secret with the help of Mark’s best friend Pat, and protect Dion from antagonists out to exploit him while figuring out the origin of his abilities.  

"We haven’t seen this type of superhero story before -- an origin myth full of imagination, wonder and adventure, all grounded in the experiences of a modern single mother," said Cindy Holland, Vice President, Original Content for Netflix. "Michael B. Jordan is an exciting and dynamic talent, and I’m excited to see him, MACRO, Carol and the team translate Dennis’ unique vision to television."

Fearless (Amazon Prime Video, October 27) - A legal conspiracy thriller following human rights lawyer Emma Banville (Helen McCrory), whose latest case will uncover a web of secrets and collusion with both personal and national repercussions. In the series, Emma sets out to prove the innocence of Kevin Russell (Sam SwainsburyMum), a man who she feels was wrongly convicted for the murder of schoolgirl Linda Simms (Eve AustinIn the Flesh) 14 years earlier. Emma is determined to reveal the truth behind Linda’s death and is prepared to go to extreme lengths to prove Kevin’s innocence. However, as she digs deeper into the case–risking her career, personal life and reputation–she begins to sense powerful forces in the police and the intelligence services who want to stop her from uncovering the truth.

Future Man (Hulu, November 14) - From Executive Producers Seth Rogen (Sausage Party, Knocked Up, This is the End) and Evan Goldberg (Preacher, Sausage Party, Superbad, Knocked Up), Future Man follows a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night who travels through time to prevent the extinction of humanity after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion. Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games, The Kids Are Alright) stars as Josh Futterman, an uninspired and dejected gamer who quickly becomes earth’s unlikely hero. Eliza Coupe (Happy Endings), Derek Wilson (Preacher), Ed Begley Jr. (St. Elsewhere) and Glenne Headly (Don Jon) also star.

Shut Eye: Season Two (Hulu, December 6) - Takes a darkly comedic look at the world of Los Angeles storefront psychics and the organized crime syndicate that runs them. Former magician Charlie Haverford (Jeffrey Donovan) oversees a number of fortune telling parlors on behalf of his violent and domineering Romani kingpin boss, until a blow to the head jars him into a new mindset, making him question everything he has ever believed.

- A current Netflix subscription starts at $11 per month for HD streaming and $14 per month for Ultra HD streaming.

- A current Amazon Prime subscription costs $99 per year or $11 per month. Likewise, Prime Instant Video is available as a standalone service for $9 per month.

- A current Hulu subscription starts at $8 per month with commercials. In addition, ad-free playback is available for $12 per month

Sources: Netflix (YouTube), NetflixAmazon (YouTube), AmazonHulu (YouTube), CBS

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