The highly anticipated “Special Ops: Lioness” will officially stream on Paramount+ starting July 23. Taylor Sheridan’s CIA thriller (“Yellowstone”) stars Zoe Saldaña, Laysla De Oliveira, Michael Kelly, Morgan Freeman and Nicole Kidman. The spy series is inspired by a real US military undercover operation created to combat state terrorism and prevent the upcoming 9/11.
Check out the trailer for “Special Ops: Lioness”:
“Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers” is set to launch its seven-episode second season August 6 on HBO and Max. The show centers on the life of the Los Angeles Lakers of the 1980s, culminating in the first professional rematch of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. John C. Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Adrien Brody, Jason Clarke, Gaby Hoffmann and Jason Segel are among the stars.
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“The Horror of Dolores Roach,” starring Justina Machado, will debut on July 7. Prime Video just released the trailer. Based on the solo show “Empanada Loca” and a subsequent podcast version, the story is about a woman who emerges from 16 years in prison to find her beloved Washington Heights neighborhood gentrified. With very few options, Dolores takes extreme measures to survive and ends up doing things that even shock her.
Check out a first look at “The Horror of Dolores Roach”:
Freevee released the official trailer for the second season of “Almost Paradise” this week. The new series of episodes will be available on July 21. All 10 episodes of the season will air on the same day. The show, which stars Christian Kane, is about a former DEA agent forced into early retirement who then finds himself in the Philippines where crime is everywhere.
Discover in preview the season 2 of “Almost Paradise”:
AMC+ has released the trailer for “You Are Here,” a travel memoir series featuring actor and writer Colman Domingo (“Fear the Walking Dead” “Euphoria”). The series, which premieres June 19, visits four cities — Savannah, Philadelphia, New York and Chicago — that shaped Coleman’s life. The Broadway alum also visits the people and places that helped define his growth and the history of certain places.
Performance artist Taylor Mac takes a first-person look at America’s history through music and art, from 1776 to the present day. MacArthur Genius Fellow Mac delivers a wild, outrageous and colorful take on American music starting June 27 on Max. Through 246 songs spanning the first 240 years of our nation’s history, one hour is dedicated to each decade with a matching costume designed by longtime Machine Dazzle collaborator. This documentary about the ground-breaking “24 Decades of Popular Music History by Taylor Mac” will be unlike anything you’ve seen before.
Watch the trailer for “Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History of Popular Music”:
The new “First Time Female Director” movie is set to premiere sometime in 2024 on The Roku Channel. The comedy from actress-director Chelsea Peretti (a first-time director herself) follows her character as she struggles to put on a Southern drama in a California theater. In the film, she turns to her therapist (Amy Poehler) and an usher (Max Greenfield) for help. Benito Skinner, Kate Berlant, Megan Stalter, Megan Mullally, Jak Knight and co-star Blake Anderson.
Apple TV has acquired “Carême,” the eight-part French-language drama about Antonin Carême, the world’s first celebrity chef. Benjamin Voisin plays 19th century Lent, Jérémie Renier plays Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, a powerful politician, and Lyna Khoudri plays Henriette, the chef’s lover.
“Carême” is based on the book “Cooking for Kings: The Life of Antonin Carême – The First Celebrity Chef”, by historian Ian Kelly. Carême went from humble beginnings in Paris to the height of culinary stardom in Napoleon’s Europe. He was also used as a spy for France. No release date has been announced.
The explorers are shipwrecked in the South Pacific and find themselves on “Skull Island” in the new Netflix animated series that follows on from 2017’s “Kong: Skull Island.” The island is filled with spooky creatures, including Kong, the giant ape ruler of the mysterious land. The voice cast includes many of the film’s stars like Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, and John Goodman.