Compared to Amazon, Hulu has lagged behind when it comes to original series. Since its debut season, The Handmaid's Tale has struggled to keep viewers interested. Yet, with some great performances by actors like Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, the drama still makes an excellent viewing experience. And if you're wondering about which Hulu originals you should watch, we have a few recommendations for you.
If you love Game of Thrones, you may have heard about the actress who played Missandei. This role catapulted Emmanuel to fame and paved the way for future projects. In real life, Emmanuel has a background in English and music. She's an avid reader. On Hulu, she stars in a new series, "Savages."
This thriller series stars Nathalie Emmanuel in a role that is quite different from that of her character in the original film. She plays Maya, a political communications director in New York who spent time studying abroad in London during college. Her married boss is stringing her along and won't leave his wife to pursue her career. She decides to escape New York in order to reunite with her old friends and escape her scarlet letter.
Previously, Emmanuel appeared in the Maze Runner films and the Fast and Furious franchise. She also starred in the series "Hollyoaks," "The Titan," and "Twenty8k." She's also returning to the hit HBO show Game of Thrones for its final season. Her role is unlikely to be a stretch, but she's certainly up to it. Emmanuel says her character's death "was a wake-up call" for her. Her character has no resentment toward the show's creators, but she does share their disappointment in not having more diverse characters. Hulu's Four Weddings and a Funeral will star Emmanuel, Rebecca Rittenhouse, and John Reynolds. The show is currently streaming on Hulu.
In addition to her new role in "Sixth Season," Emmanuel has also been tapped to star in a major movie, The Bride. It will be directed by Jessica M. Thompson. And Emmanuel will also join the cast of "Epic," the new fantasy show from the same team that brought us Once Upon a Time. If you love the genre of fantasy dramas, you might want to check out her Hulu series!
In addition to the Hulu series, Emmanuel has also starred in several films. In 2015, she starred in the hit Furious 7 movie. The role of Harriet in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials won her an award from Screen Nation for Best Female Performance. In 2018, she appeared in the Maze Runner: The Death Cure. Both of these films were hugely successful.
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Streaming service Hulu has announced a deal with ABC Signature Studios to produce the upcoming miniseries Little Fires Everywhere, based on bestselling novel by Celeste Ng. The series stars Reese Witherspoon as Elena Richardson, and Kerry Washington plays her mother, Mia Warren. This character-driven drama promises to be full of nuanced characters, intriguing secrets, delicious twists, and plenty of impassionate dialogue.
Adapting Celeste Ng's bestselling novel, Little Fires Everywhere, Witherspoon will once again star alongside Kerry Washington and Josh Jackson in a dramatic drama. Set in the late 90s, the series follows two families in an Ohio suburb. The series also stars Joshua Jackson and Rosemarie DeWitt, as well as young teens who play the kids of Washington and Witherspoon.
The series has been a bestseller and is sure to be a hit with Hulu's audience. Hulu has also ordered the upcoming "Motherless Brooklyn" series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. This drama follows two mothers who come into conflict with each other. Elena Richardson is a Type-A mom with four kids, while Mia Warren is a restless artist running away from her past. In "Motherless Brooklyn," both women have children, but they don't want to live together in a house for long.
In the new series, Reese Witherspoon explores the weight of secrets and the nature of identity. She started the Hello Sunshine foundation in 2016 and was an executive producer on Big Little Lies and Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time" movie. Before Little Fires Everywhere, she read the book with producer Lauren Neustadter. The two brought it to Washington, where they approached Liz Tigelaar to run the series.
The drama Little Fires Everywhere, based on the novel, succeeds when it's watched in small doses. Both Witherspoon and Washington play compelling leads. But the series also aims to soften the blow in some scenes, and it may be too focused on Washington and Witherspoon to be a great fit for this show. The cast, meanwhile, is impressive.
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Hulu has greenlit a new show executive produced by Kerry Washington, entitled Reasonable Doubt. The new legal drama will be based on the novel by Stephen King called the same name, and will premiere on September 27. Washington is an executive producer and will direct the pilot episode. The show is being produced by Onyx Collective, which is a new Disney brand that represents the work of creators of color.
The first episode will be directed by Washington, who will also co-executive produce the series with Simpson Street co-star Pilar Savone. The series will also feature Emmy winner Denzel Washington as the lead, Brayden Mitchell. The series will also star Emayatzy Corinealdi, who is known for her role in the critically acclaimed series "Glasshouse."
In other news, Onyx Collective has secured a second scripted comedy series for Washington. Unprisoned will be an eight-episode series from ABC Signature, premiering on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in other regions. The new comedy will be starring Washington as relationship therapist Paige Alexander and is executive produced by Pilar Savone. Lindo will also star in the show as Paige's father.
Another highly anticipated Hulu series will star Washington in a leading role. "Little Fires Everywhere" is executive produced by Washington's Simpson Street and ABC Signature Studios. It will premiere on March 18 on Hulu. Witherspoon is also set to star in the series. Hulu is positioning it as a limited series. This new series will focus on the lives of a young mother who is trying to make ends meet.
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Alien: Covenant will be a sci-fi show from Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley. Hawley is a fan of Ridley Scott's films and was inspired to create a show based on his vision of a near-future Earth. In an interview with Vanity Fair, he explained that "all alien stories are trapped."
After the acquisition of 20th Century Fox by Disney, the producers of the Alien franchise wanted to keep the film as a theatrical series. Fortunately, they got their wish as the show will be released in September 2020. Hawley has been talking about the show from time to time and has teased a battle between rival mega-companies. While one company may be working on artificial intelligence, other companies might be developing cyborg enhancements or trans-human downloads.
In addition to Alien: Covenant, Noah Hawley is currently working on Fargo season five. FX will likely also air the series with other FX shows. The producer of the series is Ridley Scott. Noah Hawley previously worked on the television series Legion, which was a time-traveling, telekinetic show. He has worked with the Marvel Comics Universe before, with Legion and the Marvel-related show Legion. For the third season, he has added Aubrey Plaza and Ham Linklater to the cast.
Alien: Covenant will blend the timeless terror of the first film with the nonstop action of the second film. Leaked character descriptions also reveal that the main character is an Army medic. Considering that Hawley previously stated that he wanted to explore the working class and the human element, this could mean that the main character of the series is in the military. So, while fans are likely to be disappointed in the new series, those who enjoy it will have a great time watching the show.
It is unclear when the series will debut, but rumors are that it will start in 2023. Noah Hawley's Alien: Covenant showrunner will have worked on the fourth Star Trek: Alternate Universe movie. He has also been involved with the "Alien" franchise, which spans six films and a joint series. The first three movies were directed by Ridley Scott. If he is behind the new series, he can be expected to continue working on that film franchise.