This year, the TV series industry will please the viewers with a number of grandiose premieres. In particular, the return of Darth Vader and the prequel to The Lord of the Rings await us.
The American TV teen drama by HBO will return to the screens more than two years after the first season premiere.. Zendaya, who won a primetime Emmy Award and a Satellite Award for her performance in Euphoria, will return to her role in the show, as well as Maude Apatow, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane and others.
The new eight episodes will focus on the aftermath of Rue and Jules' difficult breakup. You can watch the first episode of the second season now—the sequel of the show debuted back on January 9th. And HBO plans to show the final episode of Euphoria by February 27.
Pam and Tommy
The show tells about the marriage story of one of the most famous Playboy models Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, the drummer of the cult band Mötley Crüe. They married a few days after they met in 1994 and recorded an intimate home video during their honeymoon. A year later, the record was stolen and made public without the couple’s permission.
Lily James and Sebastian Stan will perform the roles of Anderson and Lee. The show is set to release on February 2 on Hulu.
The sixth season of the British crime saga about Tommy Shelby and his family, according to screenwriter Steven Knight, will be the last. It will take viewers to the 1930s, where the show characters will face the Nazis, and Tommy will once again be at the heart of it all.
Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Finn Cole, and Anya Taylor-Joy will return to their roles as well. But the fate of Helen McCrory’s character, who died in April 2021, is still unknown, as is the exact release date of the show.
The second season of Netflix's Bridgerton will premiere on March 25. The story will be based on the book The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn. The main characters of the story will be Anthony and Kate, and the love story between Daphne and Simon will fade into the background. In addition, according to Jonathan Bailey (Anthony Bridgerton), a number of new characters will appear in future episodes.
Phoebe Dynevor, Ruth Gemmell, Julie Andrews, Polly Walker and others will also star in the show. Rege Page, who played the Duke of Hastings, left the project.
House of the Dragon
House of the Dragon is a prequel to the HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones. The plot in it will unfold 200 years before the events already known to the audience and will tell about the strife in the Targaryen family. Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Prince Aegon Targaryen simultaneously declared their rights to the throne, and that resulted in discord in the royal family.
Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Rhys Ifans, and Sonoya Mizuno are starring in the show. There is no exact release date, but it is known that the creators have prepared 10 episodes for the release.
Lord of the Rings
The series, tentatively titled The Lord of the Rings, is Amazon Prime Video’s prequel to the trilogy of the same name. It promises to become the most expensive TV series in history: the studio spent about $500 million on filming the first season alone, while the first season of Game of Thrones cost about $100 million.
The events of the new project will take place in Middle-earth thousands of years before the adventures of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. The as-yet-untitled series is slated to premiere on September 2.
The Witcher: Blood Origin
Netflix continues to expand the Witcher universe. This time the plot will unfold 1,200 years before the story of Geralt of Rivia. The prequel will tell about the origin of the monster hunters, as well as the events that led to the merging of the worlds of humans, monsters, and elves.
Sophia Brown, Laurence O'Fuarain, Michelle Yeoh, and Mirren Mack are starring in the show. The author of the universe, Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, and The Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich joined the development of the series.
The fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is gaining momentum. One of its key differences from the previous ones is the variety of series, and they are not at all similar to each other.
In 2022, the studio will film the story of Marc Spector—Moon Knight, who is also called the "Marvel Batman". Mark is a former mercenary who, after visiting an archaeological site, gains the powers of the Egyptian moon god Khonshu. The character will be played by Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke will play the role of the main antagonist in the series.
The series is slated to release on Disney+ this summer. Among other multi-episode projects of the studio that will premiere this year, are Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, and Secret Invasion.
The new Star Wars universe series will fill in the gaps between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. The plot will focus on the story of Obi-Wan Kenobi, played by Ewan McGregor, and will show what the Jedi did after he had brought baby Luke Skywalker to the Lars family.
Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader and Joel Edgerton as Luke’s uncle will also feature in the show. The project was directed by Deborah Chow, who previously worked on The Mandalorian.
The fifth season of The Crown, which chronicles the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, will premiere on Netflix in November 2022. Events will unfold in the 1990s and, probably, the viewers will see the divorce story of Lady Di and Prince Charles.
Imelda Staunton will replace Olivia Colman as the British Queen. Dominic West, Elizabeth Debicki and Lesley Manville will join the cast.
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