Hello and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s summary of the entertainment news. In today’s issue, we have a lot of updates on things that go on the small screen – and a surprise that comes on the big ones. Let’s begin.
Hamilton Coming to Disney + earlier than expected
Look, the chances of someone going to grill on July 4th of this summer seem pretty slim. In this case we suggest an alternative: observation Hamilton on Disney +. Originally, the film version of the successful Broadway show recorded in 2016 was supposed to be released in October 2021. Earlier this week, however, Mouse House announced that it would appear on the company̵
“Given the extraordinary challenges our world is facing, this story of leadership, tenacity, hope, love and the power of people to unite against the forces of need is both relevant and effective,” said Bob Iger, Chairman from Disney, in a statement. “We are very excited to bring this phenomenon to Disney + on the eve of Independence Day and we have brilliant Lin-Manuel Miranda and the team behind it Hamilton Thank you for planning this more than a year earlier. “
YouTuber Lilly Singh’s late night show will get a second season
Do you like YouTuber Lilly Singh’s late night show on NBC? Well, you’re lucky. A little late with Lilly Singh will be extended for a second season. The show’s first season was recorded before the coronavirus pandemic began, and there is no word about when this new season will start or whether it will switch to the home taping methods used by other late-night hosts . Still, Singh is excited that the show will return sometime. “It was fun to host my own late night show and interview guests from Malala Yousafzai to Snoop Dogg,” said Singh in a statement. “I learned so much in that first year when I created the show from scratch.” Fans will likely know in a few months whether she’ll have to create the show from scratch to meet the demands of social distancing.
The new mutants Has a new release date
Hey, remember The new mutants? The long-delayed X-Men spinoff film starring game of ThronesMaisie Williams has a new release date. It was originally postponed in the wake of the Disney and Fox merger and was due to go into cinemas on April 3, but was delayed because the cinemas were closed due to Covid-19 locks. Now it looks like it will go to the multiplex on August 28th. Mark your calendars.
The trailer for Hannah Gadsbys Douglas Is here
On May 26th, almost two years after she turned the comedy world upside down with her special NanetteHannah Gadsby returns to Netflix with her next show Douglas. This new show promises far less trauma than Gadsby’s last, but just as many laughs. Check out the trailer for the new special below.
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