Pop Culture Headlines—The Rings of Power 2-Episode Premiere

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The Rings of Power 2-Episode Premiere


Amazon shared an update about their upcoming series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. They confirmed that the first two episodes of the series will debut together, and then release one episode per week for the rest of the six episodes. The Rings of Power will premiere on Amazon Prime on September 2.

John Wick’s The Continental Moves to Peacock

Lionsgate is creating a John Wick prequel series called The Continental, following the origin story and inner workings of the hotel which shares the name of the series. The three-episode event was originally set to debut on the streaming service Starz. However, the project has now officially moved to another platform. The Continental is set to premiere on Peacock.

Viola Davis Joins Hunger Games Prequel

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Viola Davis has joined the Hunger Games prequel. She will play Dr. Volumnia Gaul, the head gamemaker for the 10th annual Hunger Games, and the villain of the story. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will slither into theaters on November 17, 2023.

Tim Burton’s Wednesday New Photo

In an exclusive from Vanity Fair, Netflix shared a first look at the Addams Family in Tim Burton’s upcoming series Wednesday. The photos introduce the family and some of the tensions of the series. Showrunner Miles Millar says, “It’s something that lives within the Venn diagram of what happened before, but it’s its own thing.” Wednesday is set to premiere on Netflix this year.

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