17-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg is getting a series from BBC Studios’ Science Unit. Viewers will follow her global journey across the globe to map out the scientific evidence behind climate change, meet with leading scientists, and challenge just about everyone, including political leaders and business tycoons, to change.
Starz and Power have officially unveiled their spin-off plans with a teaser that outlines the new shows. Power aired its series finale Sunday night and in a new video they reveals four upcoming spin-offs: Power Book II: Ghost, Power Book III: Raising Kanan, Power Book IV: Influence, and Power Book V: Force.
Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” already made history at the Academy Awards, becoming the first South Korean film to earn not only a nomination for Best International Feature, but for the Best Picture Oscar as well. Now director Bong has announced plans with Adam McKay to partner on a small-screen adaptation of Parasite in a limited-series version for HBO.
The 92nd Academy Awards was held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night, and “Parasite” took home the top prize for Best Picture. It is the first non-English language film to win the best picture award in Oscars history, beating strong competition from “1917” and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” for the best picture win. “Parasite” won the award for best international feature, best director and best original screenplay. It is South Korea’s first nominated film.
Warner Brothers Birds of Prey had a disappointing opening weekend. The film is on track to make only $33.5 million this weekend, much lower than anticipated. Previous estimates placed the DC extended universe flick within the $50 million to $55 million range, with Warner Bros. projecting a $45 million opening.