Category Archives: Netflix News & MyList Recommendations

The Independent Supernatural Kung Fu Killer: He’s no token!

He’s a regular on the international circuit, a legacy character from Supernatural, a feature film artist who made his debut in Kung Fu Killer after being discovered through his martial arts skills which he began at just 13.

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We had a chat with Osric Chau while he is in town for this weekend’s Oz Comic Con tour in Brisbane and next week in Sydney.   “Oz Comic Con is such a great way to connect with fans” he said.   With events globally, it is the pop-culture pilgrimate that reels in some of the most passionate fans of artwork illustrators,  movie, television fans in a cosplay pan-pop spectacle of the production houses of the hour – from HBO, to Warner Bros, and more recently, Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu.

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Hip Hop Dance Competition: Rhythm & Flow

October 9 is the premiere date for the hip hop competition series Rhythm + Flow rolling out each Wednesday, with different phases of the competition featured across 10 hour-long episodes:

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T.I., Cardi B and Chance the Rapper on set of ‘Rhythm + Flow’
    • Week 1 (Wednesday, October 09): The Auditions (episodes 1-4)
    • Week 2 (Wednesday, October 16): Cyphers, Rap Battles & Music Videos (episodes 5-7)
    • Week 3 (Wednesday, October 23): Samples, Collaborations & Finale (episodes 8-10)

Adam Palsson, Richard Dillane & Leanne Best starring in new Netflix Original: Young Wallander

The filming of Young Wallander has just begun – the new Netflix original series based on Henning Mankell’s best-selling Kurt Wallander novels. The cast includes Adam Pålsson (Kurt Wallander), Richard Dillane (Superintendent Hemberg), Leanne Best (Frida Rask), Ellise Chappell (Mona) and Yasen Atour (Reza).  The series is created by Yellow Bird UK, a Banijay Group company, and the producer of the Swedish Wallander franchise at TV4 as well as the successful BBC series Wallander from 2008.

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Adam Pålsson / Photo by Andrej Vasilenko

“I couldn’t be more honoured and thrilled to have the opportunity to play the young Kurt Wallander, and to explore the defining events in the life of this complex, driven protagonist, created by the brilliant Henning Mankell. With a terrific cast and creative team, I have every confidence that our new version will resonate both in Sweden and with audiences worldwide,” says Adam Pålsson.

Adam Pålsson achieved widespread recognition and acclaim in the SVT drama Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves. He played the leading role in the TV series Moscow Noir, and has appeared in such shows as The BridgeCode 1525 and Before We Die. He also portrayed the title character in the feature Ted- For Love’s Sake about the legendary Swedish pop star Ted Gärdestad.

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7 Korean Originals on Netflix

Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, unveiled more than 10 new Korean Originals that showcase Korea’s talent in storytelling.

The announced slate includes a wide spectrum of various themes, from supernatural action drama (‘The School Nurse Files’) to romance with a Sci-Fi twist (‘My Holo Love’), stand-up comedy (‘Park Narae: Glamor Warning’) and more. Netflix also announced the returning seasons of ‘Kingdom S2’ and the unscripted variety ‘Busted S2.’

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Zac Snyder returns to the zombie genre

Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

Army of the Dead marks Snyder’s return to the zombie genre, previously making his directorial debut with Dawn of the Dead for Universal Pictures.

  • Principal photography is set to begin in July

 

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Leila: A first look…

India’s first dystopian story, Leila is set in an imagined world, Aryavarta in which there is great suffering, extreme and totalitarian rules of engagement and fictional extremes constructed around an obsession with purity, communal and divisive societal dramas and grit.

Leila is the story of a mothers’ imperishable maternal love for her daughter set in the political and emotional dystopia of Aryavarta.

The series is set to release on the service worldwide across 190 countries on 14 June, 2019

Quick facts on the return of The Babysitters Club

  • Kristy Thomas, Mary Anne Spier, Claudia Kishi, Stacey McGill, and Dawn Schafer are back … this time on Netflix!
  • Based on Ann M. Martin’s best-selling book series, The Baby-Sitters Club is a contemporary live action original series that will follow the friendship and babysitting adventures of five best friends in Stoneybrook, Connecticut.
  • The family-friendly adaptation comes from Walden Media and Michael De Luca, who will executive produce. De Luca Productions’ Lucy Kitada will also serve as an executive producer. Rachel Shukert (GLOW) will serve as showrunner and Lucia Aniello (Broad City) will serve as director and executive producer. Ann M. Martin and Walden Media’s Naia Cucukov will produce alongside Aniello’s Paulilu Productions. There is a 10-episode order.

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