Stephen King fans have yet another reason to celebrate. Following the success of It, Pet Sematary is getting a modern remake. The story follows the same terrifying premise as the original novel giving us all the chilling reminder that sometimes dead is better. Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow, the film is slated for release April 5, 2019.
Before ninjas were turtles, 80s action movies, or even Kurosawa films, they were spies and assassins that hid in plain sight — not darting from shadow to shadow in black jumpsuits. From the modern Western conception of the ninja starting in the late 50s and early 60s, the stealthy assassin has gained a huge place in American pop culture, and Vox looks at how ninjas became one of Japan's biggest exports.
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg link up with Eric Kripke to bring another Garth Ennis comic book series to life. Their Preacher follow-up centers around a group of fame-hungry superheroes and the vigilantes who try to keep them in check. Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Laz Alonso, Tomer Kapon, and Karen Fukuhara make up the CIA power-squad when the show premieres on Amazon Prime Video in 2019.
Along with The Jinx and Serial, Making a Murderer jumpstarted the true crime genre. The docuseries followed Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey as they underwent the investigation and trial for the murder of Teresa Halbach. Now, nearly three years after its initial release, Netflix is releasing the highly anticipated follow-up. The additional ten episodes will catch up with the pair to document the aftermath that followed their convictions. Season 2 is set to air October 19, 2018.