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With “Downton Abbey” now finished, you might be looking for another tea, crumpets, and intrigue filled drama set against a British backdrop to fill the void. Well, Netflix is hoping you’ll tune into “The Crown” next month, and certainly it looks sumptuous. As per usual, the streaming service has attracted some great talent with the series starring Claire Foy, Matt Smith, John Lithgow, Victoria Hamilton, Jared Harris, Vanessa Kirby, and Dame Eileen Atkins, and featuring the writing talents of “The Queen” scribe Peter Morgan, with director Stephen Daldry behind the camera. Continue reading Personal Relationships Fray In New Trailer For Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ at The Playlist.

While Oliver Hirschbiegel is still accurately referred to as the director of the meme-spawning “Downfall,” to be quite blunt, he hasn’t quite made anything worthy of similar note in the dozen years that have passed since the release of the film. His attempt to go Hollywood badly backfired with the trouble-plagued “The Invasion,” his pretty decent low key thriller “Five Minutes Of Heaven” went largely ignored, while the less said about the atrocious “Diana,” the better.  Continue reading Netflix Picks Up ‘Downfall’ Director Oliver Hirschbiegel’s Six-Part Series ‘The Same Sky’ at The Playlist.

There are days where Werner Herzog threatens to become a meme, a joke thrown around by people who find his unique presence and offbeat/nihilistic worldview intoxicating and amusing. And then the man turns around and releases another movie and reminds you that he is one of the great artists of the past century or so, […] The post ‘Into the Inferno’ Trailer: Werner Herzog Takes You on a Worldwide Volcano Tour appeared first on /Film.

Unless you’ve spent the past three months trapped in the Upside Down, you’ve surely heard the hype surrounding Stranger Things. It took a while for Netflix to get around to making the season 2 renewal announcement, but now that they have, they’re wasting no time moving forward on the next batch of episodes. Today, that means […] The post ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Picks Up Its First New Cast Members; Joe Keery a.k.a. Steve Upped to Series Regular appeared first on /Film.

Just yesterday, we called your attention to a Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer for the new expansion pack Knights of the Eternal Throne. It’s an awesome cinematic trailer that shows the potential for Star Wars movies that can exist without having direct ties to any of the characters, events and locations that we’re more […] The post Fans Petition For ‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’ TV Series On Netflix appeared first on /Film.

This marks the Emmy Award-winning comedian’s return to stand-up after an eight-year absence The post Two New Chris Rock Specials Coming to Netflix appeared first on