With another week in the rearview mirror, we’re taking a look at some of the most interesting and exciting television news from the past seven days. A pair of exciting trailers are showcased here, as well as some drama for Netflix thanks to their series The Queen’s Gambit and more! Read on to find out what’s gone down…
Trailer for YOU Season 3 is revealed
The highly-anticipated trailer for the third season of Netflix original series YOU has been unveiled, showcasing a very different path in life for Joe (Penn Badgley) and Love (Victoria Pedretti) as they welcome their first child into the world. Of course, with obsession on the brain, it’s not long before the two are dragged into chaos and murder once more…
Netflix sued by chess icon for Queen’s Gambit portrayal
Streaming platform Netflix have landed themselves in hot water following the recent release of their original series The Queen’s Gambit, with chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili unhappy with a line that referenced her during the series’ run.
The line in question sees a commentator say: "The only unusual thing about her, really, is her sex," when talking about main character, Beth Harmon. They continue: "And even that's not unique in Russia. There's Nona Gaprindashvili, but she's the female world champion and has never faced men.”
Gaprindashvili says that at the time the series was set, she had played against at least 59 male chess players and so, has filed a defamation suit against Netflix.
Gwendoline Christie joins Addams Family spinoff Wednesday
Following her fan-favourite role in HBO's Game of Thrones, Gwendoline Christie will now be lending her talents to the upcoming Addams Family spinoff series Wednesday, which is headed exclusively to Netflix.
Christie will play Larissa Weems, described as "the principal of Nevermore Academy who still has an axe to grind with her former classmate Morticia Addams.” As we know, Morticia is Wednesday’s mother and so, we will likely see her causing trouble for the Addams family throughout the series…
I Know What You Did Last Summer trailer unveiled
Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming original horror series I Know What You Did Last Summer has finally been teased in a short but sweet trailer, that promises a bloody and brutal few months for the group of young adults involved.
The eight-episode debut season will premiere October 15th, 2021 and is based on Lois Duncan's 1973 novel of the same name. Exactly how closely it will stick to that novel however, remains to be seen.
Reviews are in for Sex Education Season 3
The third season of Sex Education has hit Netflix, complete with rave reviews from critics and fans alike. With Moordale High under new administration, there are a whole bunch of rules set in place which the new headteacher is hoping will bring discipline and order to the place of education.
Currently on reviews aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes, the third season has a certified fresh rating of 100% from 24 critic reviews, along with an audience score of 96% from a total of 69 users. Not too shabby!
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