George Clooney adapts Brooks-Dalton's Good Morning, Midnight for an upcoming Netflix film. The actor and director is stuck in the post-apocalyptic Arctic after an unknown catastrophe has occurred. He must battle the harsh climate and new conditions to reach an antenna to warn the spaceship Ether and stop them from returning home. Also starring Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir, and Tiffany Boone, The Midnight Sky will premiere in select theaters and on the streaming platform on December 23, 2020.
From former Soviet republic to quasi-celebrity independent state, Kazakhstan has had an interesting trajectory since gaining independence in 1991. For Americans, the country rose to fame as the home of Borat in the 2006 and 2020 films. But the travel agency of Kazakhstan has embraced Borat's "Very Nice!" tagline in a new series of commercials showing a bit of Kazakh culture.
In 2013, Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass partnered up for the Best Picture-nominated film Captain Phillips. The pair hope second times a charm and reunite for News of the World. In the film, Hanks is a native Texan who now spends his time traveling through the Wild West spreading the news to local townspeople. Along the way, he picks up a 10-year-old girl, promising to deliver her where she belongs. News of the World will go to theaters this Christmas.
After 22 years, Animaniacs is returning to televisions everywhere. The reboot of the Steven Spielberg-produced series will follow the new shenanigans of Yakko, Wakko, and Dot as they adjust to 2020 while Pink and the Brain continue on their quest for world domination. Airing on Hulu, season one will begin on November 20th with season two already slated for 2021.