Posted Fri Oct 12, 2018 at 08:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
A demon, an angel, and a starship headline this week's collection of streaming trailers.
CBS All Access, Amazon Prime Video, and Netflix have all 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:
Star Trek: Discovery Season Two (CBS All Access, January 17) - Follows the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself.
Good Omens (Amazon Prime Video, Coming 2019) - Based on the best-selling novel by renowned authors Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, this series follows the story of Aziraphale, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, who have formed an unlikely friendship spanning 6,000 years and have grown fond of life on earth. However, the end of time grows near with the approaching Armageddon and they must now join forces to find a way to save the world.
The Boys (Amazon Prime Video, Coming 2019) - In a world where superheroes embrace the darker side of their massive celebrity and fame, THE BOYS centers on a group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys,” who set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than their blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty. THE BOYS is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes – who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as revered as Gods – abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It’s the powerless against the super powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about “The Seven,” and Vought – the multi-billion dollar conglomerate that manages these superheroes.
Marvel’s Daredevil: Season 3 (Netflix, October 19) - Missing for months, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) reemerges a broken man, putting into question his future as both vigilante Daredevil and lawyer Matthew Murdock. But when his archenemy Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio) is released from prison, Matt must choose between hiding from the world, or embracing his destiny as a hero.
Making A Murderer: Part 2 (Netflix, October 19) - Emmy Award-winning filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos return to the Midwest where they have exclusive access to Steven Avery and his co-defendant and nephew Brendan Dassey, their families and the legal teams fighting for justice on their behalf. Over the course of 10 new episodes, Making a Murderer Part 2 provides an in-depth look at the high-stakes postconviction process, exploring the emotional toll the process takes on all involved.
The Night Comes For Us (Netflix, October 19) - Follows Ito (played by Joe Taslim), a former triad enforcer, and his mission to protect a young girl while trying to escape his former gang after his mysterious disappearance setting off a violent battle on the streets of Jakarta.
Haunted (Netflix, October 19) - From the Executive Producers of The Purge franchise and Lore, Haunted gives a chilling glimpse into the first-person accounts from people who have witnessed horrifying, peculiar, extraordinary supernatural events and other unexplained phenomenons that continue to haunt them.
Best. Worst. Weekend. Ever. (Netflix, October 19) - Follows four friends as they make the most of their last weekend before high school. A comic convention has come to town, and they will do whatever it takes to be part of the magic. But after a wild party, a lost dog and a destroyed house, their friendship is put to the test.
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Netflix, October 28) - Add him to your watchlist -- they already did. In a new topical weekly show, comedian Hasan Minhaj will cut through the noise and explore the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity. New episodes, new topics, every Sunday.
House of Cards: Season 6 (Netflix, November 2) - Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as President of the United States in the award-winning, landmark series House of Cards. Wright is joined by Academy Award® nominees Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear as well as Cody Fern this season alongside Emmy Award nominee Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Academy Award® nominee Patricia Clarkson, Emmy Award Nominee Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver.
Medal of Honor (Netflix, November 9) - From Academy Award Winning Executive Producer Robert Zemeckis and Academy Award Winning Director James Moll. Medal of Honor is an 8 part anthology series told through hybrid documentary and live action footage. It portrays stories of personal sacrifice that resulted in the highest military distinction: the Medal of Honor.
Westside (Netflix, November 9) - Offers an unscripted and deeply personal glimpse into the journeys of nine young L.A.-based musicians. Each episode sheds light on their creative processes and personal struggles, interspersing cinema verité-style documentary footage with beautifully produced music videos featuring original songs.
Warrior (Netflix, November 13) - A war veteran returns home with the hopes of peace and normalcy, but soon finds himself in a dangerous battle between a rough biker gang and the police force determined to take them down.
The Christmas Chronicles (Netflix, November 22) - Tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about. After staking out Santa’s arrival, they sneak into his sleigh, cause it to crash and nearly derail Christmas. As their wild night unfolds, Kate and Teddy work together with Santa - as you've never seen him before - and his loyal Elves to save Christmas before it's too late.
1983 (Netflix, November 30) - The deeply frozen Cold War is heating up. Twenty years after a devastating terrorist attack in 1983 that halted the course of Poland’s liberation and the subsequent downfall of the Soviet Union, an idealistic law student and a disgraced police investigator stumble upon a conspiracy that has kept the Iron Curtain standing and Poland living under a repressive police state.
- A current Netflix subscription starts at $11 per month for HD streaming and $14 per month for Ultra HD streaming.
- A current CBS All Access subscription costs $5.99 per month with reduced commercials or $9.99 per month for a commercial-free plan.
- 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.
Sources: Netflix (YouTube), CBS All Access (YouTube), Amazon (YouTube)
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