Squid Game isn’t done. On Thursday, Netflix chief content officer and co-CEO Ted Sarandos confirmed that the Korean drama is returning for a second season. “Absolutely,” Sarandos said during an interview about Netflix’s fourth quarter 2021 earnings interview, as Variety reports. “The Squid Game universe has just begun.” It’s no surprise that the Hwang Dong-hyuk-created
There’s a popular concept on Twitter known as the Main Character, or someone who fills the position of flogging post after having posted something outrageously stupid. Usually, the Main Character is a minor columnist with a bad parenting take, or a clueless centrist pundit who takes umbrage to people making fart jokes about their name.
Jon Stewart will be honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on April 24. “I am truly honored to receive this award,” Stewart said in a statement about the prize. “I have long admired and been influenced by the work of Mark Twain,
Showtime has released the official trailer for We Need to Talk About Cosby, W. Kamau Bell’s four-part docuseries exploring the complicated, tainted legacy of Bill Cosby, following the dozens of sexual misconduct allegations against the comedian. In the trailer, Bell interviews and sparks candid conversations with fellow comedians, actors, and Cosby accusers about the nuances
“My name is Tokyo…” In the grand tradition of heist crews — and books/movies/TV shows about crooks coming together to pull off a big winner-take-all job — no one uses their real names. They are known only by cities. Those two burly, bearded guys? That’s Helsinki and Oslo. The Romani with a first-rate take-no-shit glare?
Willem Dafoe will make his Saturday Night Live hosting debut on Jan. 29, with Katy Perry serving as the musical guest. Dafoe appears in support of Spider-Man: No Way Home, where he reprises his role as Green Goblin; he also stars in Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley. While it’s Dafoe’s first time hosting the late-night
Fans aching for a new franchise to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe won’t have to wait much longer, as the trailer for Moon Knight dropped Monday night. The show, which premieres March 30 on Disney+, stars Oscar Isaac as Stephen Grant, a museum gift shop employee who discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body
Ariana DeBose made her Saturday Night Live debut as host this week, detailing in her opening monologue her Golden Globe win for playing Anita in Steven Spielberg’s rendition of West Side Story. “Now, not many people know this, but ‘West Side Story’ is actually based on another classic tale of star-crossed lovers,” the actress quipped.
This interview contains full spoilers for the season finale of Yellowjackets. The whole first season is now available on Showtime. And then there were six. Throughout its gripping cult phenomenon of a first season, Yellowjackets kept implying that only five characters made it out of the woods a year and a half after the high-school
Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update returned from its winter break — and Colin Jost returned from his reported bout with Covid-19 — with a look at President Joe Biden’s rough start to 2022. “Just like everybody else, President Biden’s New Year’s resolution fell apart in the third week of January. The Supreme Court struck down
Following the release of the Bel-Air trailer earlier this week — a dramatic spin on the Fresh Prince series— Saturday Night Live pitched a Peacock reboot of the ’90s sitcom Family Matters starring Urkel. “ Instead of California, the trailer for this “series” features the streets of Chicago and a slightly mysterious figure in bright
There’s a moment in the pilot of Yellowjackets — Showtime’s Nineties-nostalgia-evoking, deeply disturbing cult-hit about a group of high school soccer players who survive a plane crash in the Ontario wilderness — when one of the survivors, Shauna (played by Melanie Lynskey), meets another, Taissa (Tawny Cypress) at a diner. A housewife so profoundly bored
Bob Saget was mourned Friday during a Los Angeles funeral service attended by his Full House costars and numerous other Hollywood celebrities. According to TMZ, hundreds gathered at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery in the Hollywood Hills to honor the late comedian, who died suddenly on Jan. 9 at the age of 65. Full House
Netflix has dropped the new trailer for Inventing Anna, a limited series about the “Soho Grifter” Anna Delvey who was convicted of scamming hotels, restaurants, banks, and friends out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. The series, created and co-written by Shonda Rhimes, stars Ozark’s Julia Garner as Delvey, who infiltrated New York City’s high
Long before anyone had heard about Covid-19, Patrick Somerville was pitching Station Eleven as “a postapocalyptic show about joy.” Somerville’s largely faithful adaptation of Emily St. John Mandel’s 2015 novel takes place 20 years after a particularly nasty flu strain has wiped out 99 percent of the world’s population. It’s a world mostly without electricity
Kids, this is the story of How I Met Your Mother. No, wait, that’s not right. Kids, this is the story of how How I Met Your Mother was one of the smartest sitcoms of the mid-2000s, then lost its way creatively, then killed off the Mother herself in order to preserve a pre-filmed ending
“I am not a monster,” Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Uber CEO Travis Kalanick claims in the trailer for upcoming Showtime series Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber. The anthology series, which also stars Kyle Chandler and Uma Thurman, is set to premiere Feb. 27. The series is based on Mike Isaac’s bestselling book Super Pumped: The Battle for
A review of this week’s The Book of Boba Fett, “The Streets of Mos Espa,” coming up just as soon as I imprint on the first human I see… It’s funny to think of how excited so many Star Wars fans were when The Mandalorian Season Two ended with that glimpse of Boba and Fennec
Over two years since the first season arrived on Hulu, Dollface is getting a second set of episodes. The series, created by Jordan Weiss and produced by Margot Robbie, stars Kat Dennings as Jules, a woman about to hit the big 3-0. The 10 new episodes are set to premiere on Feb. 11. The official
“What are you doing with your goddamn life?” Sam’s sister Tricia asks her in the first episode of the new HBO dramedy Somebody Somewhere. In the moment, Sam (Bridget Everett) acts offended by the question, but it’s one she privately asks herself all the time. She is in her forties, has never had any real