Posted Mon Aug 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
A teaser for Marvel's The Punisher and a trailer for Amazon's Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams are among the latest streaming updates.
Netflix and Amazon has released new trailers and other info for several of their upcoming shows and movies, including Resurface, Fire Chasers, Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), The Punisher, Ozark, Good Omens, and Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams.
Check out a full rundown of the latest streaming news and trailers below:
Resurface (Netflix, September 1) - Surfing has become medicine for military veterans suffering from physical and mental trauma. Resurface follows veterans who find that the ocean is the one place they can go to for peace.
Fire Chasers (Netflix, September 8) - From the vast visual ferocity, to the earnest and emotional personal stories hidden behind the smoke, Fire Chasers takes viewers into the heart of California’s devastating recent wildfires alongside the brave men and women of Cal Fire and the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Their mission is to battle the flames that erupt during fire season, threatening wildlife, natural terrain, and tens of thousands of homeowners. Climate change, altered vegetation patterns, and an increase in fire-prone landscapes have multiplied those crises -- forcing firefighters across the state to confront epic disasters that cost lives, millions of dollars in damage, and a massive scarring of the Earth. Fire Chasers is a Netflix original documentary series produced by Appian Way, Stone Village Television, and Original Productions.
Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father (Netflix, September 22) - Based on the comedic viewpoints of Jack Whitehall, Travels with My Father follows Jack, as he embarks on the trip of a lifetime with his father, Michael. The two set off on a journey across South East Asia to partake in a series of adventures, mishaps and escapades with two very different perspectives.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Netflix, October 13) - From writer/director Noah Baumbach, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is the emotional, and comic intergenerational tale of adult siblings (Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and Elizabeth Marvel) contending with the long shadow their strong-willed father (Dustin Hoffman) has cast over their lives. With an original screenplay by Baumbach, the film also stars Emma Thompson, Grace Van Patten, Adam Driver, Candice Bergen, Judd Hirsch, and Rebecca Miller. The film was produced by Scott Rudin, Baumbach, Lila Yacoub, and Eli Bush.
Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, Coming Soon) - After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York’s criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as The Punisher, he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone.
Ozark: Season Two (Netflix, Coming Soon) - This money-centric present day story revolves around financial planner Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) and their family's sudden relocation from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort community in the Missouri Ozarks. Rather than the familiar skyscrapers and trading floors, Ozark explores capitalism, family dynamics, and survival through the eyes of (anything but) ordinary Americans. For Ozark, executive producer and director is Jason Bateman, with executive producer/writer Chris Mundy, and executive producers Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams. The series is produced by Bateman’s Aggregate Films in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix, and was created by Dubuque and Williams.
Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams (Amazon Prime Video, Coming Soon) - A 10-episode sci-fi anthology series with stand-alone episodes based on the works of Phillip K. Dick. The writer's short stories and novels have previously inspired films and TV shows like Blade Runner, Minority Report, Total Recall, A Scanner Darkly, and the Amazon original series The Man in the High Castle. The show comes from Sony Pictures Television, producer Bryan Cranston (Sneaky Pete), and Ronald D. Moore (Outander, Battlestar Galactica). Screenwriters contributing to the show include Dee Rees (Bessie), Tony Grisoni (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Matthew Graham (Life on Mars), David Farr (The Night Manager), Travis Beacham (Pacific Rim), Ron Moore (Outlander), and Michael Dinner (Justified). Cast memebers include Steve Buscemi, Greg Kinnear, Janelle Monáe, Anna Paquin, Juno Temple, and producer Bryan Cranston.
Finally, the stars for Amazon's upcoming original series Good Omens have been revealed. According to a report from Variety, David Tennant will play the role of a demon named Crowley and Michael Sheen will play an angel named Aziraphale. The six-part limited comedy series is based on
Good Omens takes place in 2018 when the Apocalypse is near and Final Judgment is set to descend upon humanity. According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, and tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a fast-living demon—both of whom have lived amongst Earth's mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle—are not actually looking forward to the coming war. And…someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist.
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