Primarily based on the novel of the identical identify by Thomas Perry, Bridges stars as Dan Chase, a former CIA agent dwelling off the grid for many years. When a mysterious murderer begins focusing on him, he’s pressured to exit hiding and finds himself chased by Harold Harper (John Lithgow), a former pal of his from the previous. Alia Shawkat, E.J. Bonilla and Gbenga Akinnagbe co-star within the collection as CIA operatives serving to seek out Dan, whereas Amy Brenneman performs Zoe, an peculiar girl who’s dragged into the case when Dan rents a room from her. Invoice Heck, Leem Lubany and Pej Vahdat are additionally slated to star within the collection.
Bridges government produces “The Outdated Man” with creators Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine, Warren Littlefield, Dan Shotz, David Schiff and Jon Watts. Watts additionally directed the primary two episodes, that are set to air collectively as a particular two half premiere.
“The Outdated Man” was initially set to premiere in 2020. Nevertheless, manufacturing was halted in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Filming resumed once more within the fall, however the present confronted delays once more after Bridges was diagnosed with leukemia in October. Manufacturing finally resumed and was accomplished early 2022.
Season Considered one of “The Outdated Man” will run for seven episodes each Thursday.
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Apple TV+ revealed the trailer for “The Large Conn,” a real crime docuseries about lawyer Eric C. Conn, who was chargeable for the most important social safety fraud in U.S. historical past. All 4 elements of the collection will premiere on Could 6, alongside a podcast that can delve into much more element with further interviews. “The Large Conn” is created by Emmy-nominated filmmakers James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte. The collection is produced by FunMeter (“McMillion$”), with Hernandez, Lazarte, and Peter King as government producers, and Matt Kaye and Shannon Pence as co-executive producers. Watch the trailer under.
HBO Max debuted the trailer for “The Staircase,” its restricted collection primarily based on the seminal docuseries about Michael Peterson, who was accused of pushing his spouse Kathleen down stairs, resulting in her demise. The collection stars Colin Firth and Toni Collette within the main roles, alongside a stacked forged that features Michael Stuhlbarg, Juliette Binoche, Dane DeHaan, Olivia DeJonge, Rosemarie DeWitt, Tim Guinee, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sophie Turner, Vincent Vermignon, Odessa Younger and Parker Posey. The eight-episode collection, created by Antonio Campos, debuts on HBO Max on Could 6 with three episodes, adopted by one new episode every week thereafter. Watch the trailer under.
Eric Fischman has joined OS Studios, the gaming and leisure artistic company, as head of artistic. On this function, Fischman will oversee model advertising, content material and broadcasting for OS shoppers. Fischman joins the company after having spent 4 years at Activision Blizzard, the place he served as a broadcast and content material producer, engaged on esports gaming titles corresponding to “Overwatch” and “Name of Obligation.”
Estrella Media has named Pepe Garza, a longtime radio programmer and tv persona, as the top of content material growth and A&R for the corporate’s new music division, named Estrella Media Music Leisure. He can even function government producer, digital audio. Garza can even proceed as a choose on the EstrellaTV collection “Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento,” along with serving as government producer of Estrella Media’s regional Mexican music awards present, “Premios de la Radio.” Within the new function, Garza will scout new expertise to signal to the corporate’s label and publishing arm, along with serving to to develop the subsequent era of Latin music stars.
Amazon Prime Video immediately introduced a take care of the WNBA’s Seattle Storm. Prime Video will turn into the Storm’s official streamer, making it one of many first to carry native broadcast rights with a WNBA staff. The corporate mentioned that roughly 30 Storm video games will likely be obtainable to Prime Video subscribers all through Washington state. The Storm season begins on Could 6, with Rush Media producing every sport.