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Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren head powerhouse cast for dramatic anthology show Solos

Amazon has announced a star-studded cast for its upcoming dramatic anthology series Solos, due to launch later in 2021 on Prime Video.

Academy Award-winners Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren, Emmy Award-winning actor Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie, Dan Stevens and Constance Wu will star in the Amazon exclusive, from executive producer and showrunner David Weil (Hunters). 

“I am beyond thrilled to be bringing Solos to life alongside this group of artists who I so deeply admire,” says Weil. “I created this piece with a desire to capture stories about connection, hope and the search for that common hum of humanity that binds us all.”  

A product of the lockdown zeitgeist, with Awards potential, Solos promises to ‘explore the deeper meaning of human connection’…

A product of the lockdown zeitgeist, with Awards potential, Solos promises to ‘explore the deeper meaning of human connection, through the lens of the individual. Expect character-driven stories, each told from a different perspective and moment in time, that illuminate that even during our most seemingly isolated moments, in the most disparate of circumstances, we are all connected through the human experience.’

Solos is executive produced by Weil, Sam Taylor-Johnson and Laura Lancaster with Pixie Wespiser serving as a producer. Taylor-Johnson will be directing two episodes and Weil will be making his directorial debut.  

Midnight cowboy: Sky spaghetti western drama Django is broody and brutal

Sky has released a new trailer for its upcoming western epic Django, and we’re so excited for the show we’ve spent the day polishing our spurs in anticipation. Debuting on Sky Atlantic and streaming service Now February 17, and directed by Francesca Comencini (Gomorrah the Series), the ten-part series is loosely based on the 1966…

This is the way: Star Wars: The Mandalorian Season 3 launches on Disney+ March 1

Star Wars: The Mandalorian will return to Disney+ March 1.  The eagerly awaited third season stars Pedro Pascal, Katee Sackhoff, Carl Weathers, Amy Sedaris, Emily Swallow and Giancarlo Esposito.  Created by Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm’s Star Wars universe spin-off has been a runaway success for the streamer. Set after the fall of the Empire and before…

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