Stranger Things isn’t the type for a Hollywood who’s-who, other than major stars like Winona Ryder and David Harbour, but Season 2 is nonetheless getting stranger by the minute. Not only do we have two Power-ful new additions to the cast, but also confirmation on which existing cast members we’ll be seeing more of next year.
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Well, surely even Bill Nye was going to need help. Months before Netflix’s science-based talk show Bill Nye Saves the World hits the … uh, stream in 2017, the series announces its young crew of worldwide correspondents in a new bowtie-filled teaser.
Marvel and Jon Bernthal officially confirmed that The Punisher had gotten to work on the streets of New York, though you’d never known it by the newest set photos. Even as Frank Castle has been sporting a different look, it looks like Marvel’s violent anti-hero has found a much more constructive line of work.
Netflix seems to have equal amounts of exclusive stand-up specials to complement its ever-growing ranks of original series, but when Chris Rock gets involved, we stand-up and take notice. After an eight-year absence from the stage, Rock will return in 2017 with not one, but two new Netflix comedy specials, following a new world tour.
Say what you will about their inability to limit episode orders, but Netflix knows just how to keep a buzz going. Long before Stranger Things made fans beg for a second season, and even before its premiere, Netflix had apparently already placed a stealth order for Season 2.
In just over a week, we’ll be taking another trip through the Black Mirror, engaging Netflix in the dark technology parable for Season 3. We’ll understand if you need an early fix (maybe they’ll make a Black Mirror about it!), so check out new previews of two Season 3 episodes, including Bryce Dallas Howard’s “Nosedive.”
We knew that Netflix’s Narcos would eventually say goodbye to Pablo Escobar, we just didn’t know it would be so soon! The drug-trafficking drama has already moved on, starting production on Season 3 with the first official photo.
Especially after the breakout success of Luke Cage, fans of Marvel’s Netflix Defenders have understandable reservations about Iron Fist measuring up, with another martial arts figure in a less-diverse cast. Star Finn Jones wants fans to reserve their judgement, however, promising the series will acknowledge its troublesome ‘70s origins.
Netflix doesn’t make a regular habit of Blu-ray and DVD releases for its original programs, especially as fans of certain series likely already have streaming access. Nonetheless, the ubiquitous popularity of Daredevil has earned Season 1 an official Blu-ray release for November.
Among the hierarchy of Marvel Netflix news from New York Comic-Con, The Punisher confirming details that set photographers have known for days ranks lower, but nonetheless appreciated. Not only is production confirmed begun, but Daredevil star Deborah Ann Woll has a larger role than we thought.