A new year means a new cycle of Geek TV News, and it's time to Round-Up the first batch.The Hollywood Reporter. The Mandalorian released on November 12 of this year, and was clearly the stand out hit for the Disney+ streaming service in 2019 (see "New 'The Mandalorian' Trailer"). The Hollywood Reporter. Stranger Things S3 was followed on the TV charts byThe Witcher, The Umberella Academy, and Dead to Me. Stranger Things will be returning for S4, and its Dark Horse graphic novels have been hot on the charts (see "Trends in the Graphic Novel Market 2019"). Adventure Time' On HBO Max"), and Duncan Trussell. According to Variety, the new series will be eight episodes centering around a character named Clancy, a “spacecaster with a malfunctioning multiverse simulator [who] leaves the comfort of his home to interview beings living in dying worlds.” The production company providing animation for this new series will be Titmouse Animation, and it is scheduled to stream in 2020. Variety. Amazon announced the blockbuster deal to produce TV series based on the Tolkien books back in 2017 (see "'LOTR,' Roundup"). Variety, a new package deal is being shopped to Warner Bros. after Hulu cancelled plans for a The Vampire Chronicles series. The intellectual property package includes both The Vampire Chronicles and Mayfair Witches, which began with the novel The Witching Hour in 1990. The rights for Rice's The Vampire Chronicles has been bouncing from studio to studio over the last several years (see "Bryan Fuller on Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles'" and also, "Universal, Imagine Get 'Vampire Chronicles'") 'Locke & Key' Gets A Date, 'Doctor Who' Premiere"). The new teaser was released on Twitter, and can be viewed in the Gallery below.
'THE MANDALORIAN' RENEWED, NETFLIX'S MOST POPULAR TITLES OF 2019, NETFLIX ORDERS 'THE MIDNIGHT GOSPEL', 'LORD OF THE RINGS' CASTING, ANNE RICE SHOPS 'THE VAMPIRE CHRONICLES', 'LOCKE & KEY' TEASER RELEASED
Geek TV News Round-Up
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