The upcoming miniseries from CBS All Access might hit a little too close to home. Based on the novel by Stephen King, the 10-part adaptation centers around a post-pandemic society following the release of a deadly strain of influenza. The apocalypse has created a new social order and divided the survivors into two conflicting sides. Directed by The New Mutant's Josh Boone, The Stand stars Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Amber Heard, Greg Kinnear, Marilyn Manson, Odessa Young, and Jovan Adepo, and will premiere on December 17, 2020.
On August 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman lost a four-year battle with colon cancer. While the actor had serval major contributions to the film industry, his most impactful was his role as the Black Panther. The Marvel Universe pays tribute to his time as the king of Wakanda with a four-minute video featuring the movie's producer Kevin Feige, director Ryan Coogler, and stars Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, and Letitia Wright discussing Boseman's effect on set as an actor and a person.
With backing from Toyota, Japanese company SkyDrive has an ambitious goal — helping to push flying taxis into Japan in a new age of transportation. SkyDrive's first prototype, the eight-rotor SD-03, took to the air for the first time in what might be the future of transportation.
Following her treacherous father into a new world, Lyra is out to find him and avenge the death of her friend. Based on "The Subtle Knife", the second book in the His Dark Materials trilogy, season two premieres on HBO this November.
There's plenty of stories about creatures hiding in closets and under beds. Come Play revamps that old monster myth by putting them in our devices. The twisted horror film follows Oliver, a young autistic boy uses tablets and cell phones as a way to communicate. Unfortunately, his device becomes a mysterious creature's one-way ticket into the real world. Come Play will be released on October 30, 2020.
Billie Eilish went all-out for her trip to NPR's Tiny Desk — without leaving the house. Eilish recreated the Tiny Desk down to the smallest detail for her online show, giving fans of her and NPR a much-missed show at one of the world's best venues.