When COVID-19 hit the world, a lot changed. The world was shut down, there was a ban on travel, theatres and cinemas were closed, and there was not much to do but stay at home. This led to the growth in the number of viewers of series and TV shows. Many of us started using online streaming platforms to watch shows and movies. And we found some really interesting stories there.
Even now, we are hooked to TV shows and web series because we love the content. And have developed a strange love for binge-watching. And in the coming months, many new or the next season of TV shows are coming up. Some of them are the ones fans have high expectations for.
Obi-Wan Kenobi has recently revealed its release date
Disney+ is coming up soon with a miniseries on the Star Wars character, Obi-Wan Kenobi. It would share with the fans the events that take place ten years after Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. According to the director, Deborah Chow, it is set in the dark times. Evan McGregor is reprising his role from the prequel trilogy and will be portraying Ob-Wan Kenobi. It will be the story of the character while he is watching over Luke Skywalker in Tatooine. And finds himself on a crazy adventure. Not just McGregor, Christopher Hayden too will be seen as Darth Vader in the upcoming series. This is got the fans excited to watch the reunion. It is set to be released on 25 May 2022 and will have six episodes.
Brideshead Revisited will get a remake in 2022
HBO and BBC are coming together to give a new TV show adaptation to a classic English drama set in the 1920s. It has also been made once back in 1981. The show is based on the novel by Evelyn Chase. And now it is being turned into a miniseries that will be available on HBO. Any fan of the Evelyn Chase classic and those who have watched the previous adaptation, are excited to see the upcoming one. The previous adaptation was directed by Charles Sturridge. And this time taking charge is Luca Guadagnino, the director of Call Me By Your Name. The story circles around the life and romance in Charles Ryder’s life. And playing the role of the protagonist is Andrew Garfield. Along with him, we see other stars like Cate Blanchett, Joe Alwyn, and Ralph Fiennes. The exact release date is not confirmed yet.
House of the Dragon is a prequel TV show to Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones is one of the most popular fantasy TV series. And now it is getting a new spinoff on HBO. Also, it is created by George R.R. Martin and Ryan J Condal. This spin-off will be the story of the events that led to the Targaryen Civil War. And is based on the novel, Fire and Blood. The events in the show would be a prequel to Game of Thrones, set 300 years in the past. It is the story of the events when the Targareyan ruled all the seven kingdoms and how they ended. The battle is known as the Dance of the Dragons. The upcoming TV show will see Paddy Considine as King Viserys I Targaryen. Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint, and Rhys Ifans will also be starring in the series.
Lord of the Rings is another highly anticipated prequel
Amazon is coming up with a prequel series Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. The series is set thousands of years before the events that took place in the Lord of The Rings trilogy and the novel “Hobbits.” After a lot of delay and premiere dates being shifted, it is now finally set to release in September 2022. The makes have revealed that the series would unite all the major events that took place in Middle Earth’s second age. J.D. Payne and Peter McKay have told the list events in a statement. They also added, “Until now, audiences have only seen onscreen the story of the One Ring – but before there was one, there were many… and we’re excited to share the epic story of them all.” And the fans are excited.
The Last of Us will now become a TV show
One of the popular video games, The Last of Us, is now coming on HBO as a TV show. It is a post-apocalyptic show and is based on Joel, a survivor of the apocalypse. He is tasked to smuggle a young girl from the quarantine zone. Pedro Pascal will be playing the lead, along with Bella Ramsay as Ellie, the young girl. The fans of the video game are excited to watch it develop into a story. The first season of the show will contain ten episodes. It is being developed and produced by Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann. Gabriel Luna will also be among the main cast of the series. It is set to debut by the coming year, 2023.