In Bend, Oregon stands the only remaining location of a former industry giant — the last Blockbuster in the world. Once consisting of over 9,000 stores, 84,000 employees, and generating over $3 billion in revenue, Sandi Harding now has the top job in the company as the store manager. The Last Blockbuster features interviews with the likes of Kevin Smith, Adam Brody, Ione Skye, and follows Harding and the other employees at the very end of an era.
In 1978, New Jersey welcomed Action Park. During its 20 years of operation, its questionable rides and inexperienced staff lead to at least six deaths and numerous injuries earning the park a reputation for being one of the most dangerous in the world. The park's shady past is now being explored in Class Action Park. Directed by Chris Charles Scott and Seth Porges, the documentary uncovers the truth about the Garden State's infamous attraction and the minds behind it. Class Action Park will premiere on HBO Max on August 27, 2020.
Detective Hercule Poirot is taking some time off from solving murders for a vacation — an elegant cruise on the Nile River. But where Poirot goes, trouble follows, and when a young couple's honeymoon turns into a murder, Poirot is back to doing what he does best. Based on Agatha Christie's novel, Death On The Nile stars Kenneth Branagh as Poirot, Gal Gadot, Tom Bateman, and Emma Mackey. The film comes to theaters October 23, 2020.
After Rashida Jones suspects her husband is cheating, she calls on the only person she knows that is an expert on the subject — her father. The pair set out to catch him in action and end up repairing their own relationship along the way. The film will reunite Bill Murray and his Lost in Translation director Sofia Coppola, and is slated for release in theaters and on Apple TV+ this October.
Amazon seeks out Gone Girl and Sharp Objects writer Gillian Flynn for a new series. Based on the British black comedy, the American adaptation follows a group of young comic book fans who come together to uncover a dark conspiracy theory. Utopia stars John Cusack, Rainn Wilson and Sasha Lane, and will premiere on September 25, 2020.
The Binge takes a less sinister approach to Blumhouse's The Purge and instead of allowing murder and destruction, they give Americans 12 hours of drugs and drinking — which are now illegal in the not-so-distance future. During this time period, a group of high schoolers tries to make the most out of their freedom while dodging their principal (Vince Vaughn), friends, and exploding jet skis. The film premieres on Hulu August 28, 2020.