Old of age and reaching the end of his reign, King Lear calls his family together to make a striking announcement — he will divide his kingdom between his three daughters. Each one makes a pleasant statement to their father, with the exception of the youngest, whose piece of the kingdom is split between the two elder siblings. She's then left to fend for herself until the death of her father, while the two older sisters begin a war to oust Lear before his reign has ended. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Emile Watson, and Florence Pugh, King Lear comes to Amazon Prime August 20, 2018.
The Queen of Soul wasn't just a soul singer; she embodied soul itself. Franklin had 112 singles hit the charts, won 18 Grammys, and brought her gospel background to the forefront of music. Vox looks at Franklin's roots in the church and how that laid the groundwork for her amazing career as one of the greatest singers of all time.
James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal return to the 70s for another round of The Deuce. The second season picks up five years later and everything has changed as the New York porn scene enters its Golden years. The show returns to HBO September 9, 2018.
Tinker Hatfield is a legend in the sneaker world. The architect turned Nike shoe designer made a name for himself designing icons like the Air Max 1, Nike MAGs, and his collaborations with Michael Jordan. While at his Portland warehouse, Hatfield reminisces about some of his big career moments as well as the inspirations that fuel his creative process.
The next animated adventure in the Star Wars is a tale about becoming a pilot for Resistance. Set before the events of The Force Awakens, the first episode follows Xiono as he leads a mission to spy on a First Order planet. With a few familiar faces like BB-8, Star Wars Resistance premieres October 7, 2018, on the Disney Channel.
Lulu Danger has a life-changing event when she sees a late night commercial for an Evening with Beverly Luff Linn. A mysterious man from her past and his business partner are in town for the event — and then things get really strange. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Craig Robinson, Matt Berry, and Jemaine Clement, An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn premieres October 19, 2018.