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Amazon Music Is Giving Six Months Free of Disney Plus to New Unlimited Subscribers

Starting this week, new Amazon Music Unlimited customers in the U.S. and Canada can receive six months of Disney Plus for no extra charge. Existing Amazon Music Unlimited customers will receive three months of Disney Plus. – Todd Spangler, Variety » https://ift.tt/3ePXjhA

YouTube TV Adds 4K Option for an Extra $20/Month

As well as enhancing sports, the addition of 4K will be available for live programs from NBC and on-demand shows from FX, Discovery Networks, Tastemade, and more. For sports in particular, a trio of new features is planned, including the ability to jump to specific moments in a broadcast while watching live or catching up via a recording. – Stephanie Mlot, PCMag » https://ift.tt/3BDHODA

‘The Last Of Us’: Anna Torv To Recur In HBO Series Adaptation Of PlayStation Video Game

Torv will recur as Tess, a smuggler and hardened survivor in a post-pandemic world. In the original video game Tess works with Joel to survive and smuggle weapons in and out of Boston. She also accompanies Joel on the seemingly impossible mission to smuggle Ellie to the Fireflies. – Alexandra Del Rosario, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3iJfvuO

‘Dune’ HBO Max Series Enlists Diane Ademu-John as New Showrunner (EXCLUSIVE)

The show was ordered straight-to-series at HBO Max in June 2019. Set in the universe of Frank Herbert’s epic “Dune” novel series, “Dune: The Sisterhood” is told through the eyes of a mysterious order of women known as the Bene Gesserit. Given extraordinary abilities by their mastery of the body and the mind, the Bene Gesserit expertly weave through the feudal politics and intrigue of The Imperium, pursuing plans of their own that will ultimately lead them to the enigmatic planet Arrakis, known to its inhabitants as Dune. It will serve as a prequel to the films. – Joe Otterson, Variety » https://ift.tt/3kLZK92

Neil Gaiman’s ‘Anansi Boys’ to Get Amazon Series Adaptation

The streamer has given the limited series a six-episode order with plans in place to begin shooting in Scotland later this year. First published in 2005, “Anansi Boys” follows Charlie Nancy, a young man who is used to being embarrassed by his estranged father, Mr. Nancy. But when his father dies, Charlie discovers that his father was Anansi: trickster god of stories. And he learns that he has a brother. Now his brother, Spider, is entering Charlie’s life, determined to make it more interesting but making it a lot more dangerous. – Joe Otterson, Variety » https://ift.tt/3kUWubx
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