Last year we were somewhat disappointed, if not altogether unsurprised to see that Amazon had rejected the 'Zombieland' pilot in favor to 'Betas' and 'Alpha House,' but the studio's second round of original series has proven much more ambitious. Of five pilots previously made available to stream, Amazon has impressively given series orders to four, including Jeffrey Tambor's critically-lauded 'Transparent,' and 'X-Files' creator Chris Carter's post-apocalyptic drama 'The After.'
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Given all the hype surrounding 'Star Wars Rebels,' several weeks ago brought the welcome news that 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' would premiere its sixth and final season (dubbed the "Lost Missions" and produced before cancellation) entirely on Netflix. The first two lengthy clips of the new installments has arrived, as Master Yoda recruits Anakin's help for a special mission!
Relatively little of Marvel's forthcoming Netflix 'Defenders' project have emerged, apart from the writing minds behind 'Daredevil' and 'Jessica Jones,' but now New Yorkers have something special to look forward to. Marvel's coming Netflix series will principally shoot on location in their proper New York City hometown, with 'Daredevil' set to begin filming in summer 2014!
Take a break from your 'House of Cards' season 2 binge-fest for some seriously good news: 'Orange Is the New Black' season 2 has its own official premiere date! Piper, Red, Taystee, Crazy Eyes, Nikki, and yes, even Alex will officially hit Netflix for their season 2 premiere this coming June. Ready for a first look and a brand new trailer teaser?
The 'Joe' trailer is all about men trying to ground themselves again. We're not just talking about the character of Joe Ransom, a former convict trying to fit back in with society, but also star Nicolas Cage and director David Gordon Green, both of whom have run into their fair share of rough patches in the past few years. If the trailer is any indication, 'Joe' will be a return to form for both of them.
What should I watch tonight? It's the question that plagues many Netflix users as they scroll through the many titles in the company's massive streaming catalog. It's a question that too often goes unanswered, leaving users to give up and possibly even cancel their Netflix account. That's not something Netflix wants to happen, so to help fix it, they're building an artificial brain powered by "deep learning," a type of artificial intelligence designed to "solve particularly hard problems." Like, uh, what should I watch tonight?
We've been excitedly devouring every scrap of news to come out of the forthcoming 'Star Wars' animated series, 'Star Wars Rebels,' but what of all the unreleased material from 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars'? Fans of the now-defunct series are in for some good news, as the "Lost Missions" will hit Netflix in their entirety in March, along with the complete series collection and director's cuts of seasons 1-5!
We're just days away from Netflix's 'House of Cards' season 2 premiere, but given the "all at once" model, the debut of 13 new episodes will have to last us until 2015, season 3 renewal or no. To that end, check out three more trailers for the coming return of Netflix's Kevin Spacey-Robin Wright political thriller, each more tantalizing than the last!
As if services like Chatroulette weren't sketchy enough, director and co-writer Zachary Donohue had to go and add murder and mayhem to the mix. IFC Midnight released 'The Den' trailer, and after this, you might not want to stalk the shadowy platforms of the web again ... just to be safe.
Amazon Studios' initial pilot season drew plenty of attention for its concept in letting viewers choose which new series went to production, exciting us all with the concept of a 'Zombieland' continuation, thought the streaming service ultimately opted for the more demure 'Alpha House' and 'Betas.' Round 2 has arrived, as Amazon made available 10 new pilots from the likes of 'X-Files' creator Chris Carter's 'The After' to Jason Schwartzman's 'Mozart in the Jungle'!