This Week in Pop Culture: ‘The Witcher’, ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’, ‘Echo’, and More
There have been a bunch of pop culture news, announcements, and new trailers this week – let’s catch up, shall we?
Pop Culture News
- Composer Vangelis has died
- Eddie Izzard is Doctor Jekyll
- New The Witcher cast announced
- First images of the Spirit Halloween movie are here
- HBO’s Velma animated series isn’t for kids
- DC’s Wonder Twins project has been cancelled
- Three new Crimes of the Future clips
- First still from the Echo set released
Movie & TV Trailers
Obi-Wan Kenobi – Disney+ May 27th
Ewan McGregor looks back on his stint as Obi-Wan Kenobi, from choosing his own lightsaber for The Phantom Menace to reprising his role as the Jedi Master in the upcoming Disney+ series.
Ms. Marvel – Disney+ June 8th
Good is not a thing you are, it’s a thing you do.
Evil Season 3 – Paramount+ June 12th
A skeptical clinical psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a blue collar contractor as they investigate supposed abnormal events – including, demonic possession, and other extraordinary occurrences. Their mission: see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural’s at work.
Money Heist: Korea – Netflix June 24th
Thieves overtake the mint of a unified Korea. With hostages trapped inside, the police must stop them — as well as the shadowy mastermind behind it all.
Only Murders in the Building Season 2 – Hulu June 28th
Following the shocking death of Arconia Board President Bunny Folger, Charles, Oliver & Mabel race to unmask her killer.
Baymax! – Disney+ June 29th
The all-new series of healthcare capers returns to the fantastical city of San Fransokyo. We follow affable, inflatable, inimitable healthcare companion robot, Baymax as he helps others.
Moloch – Shudder July 21st
Betriek lives at the edge of a peat bog in the North of the Netherlands. When she and her family are attacked by a random stranger one night, Betriek sets out to find an explanation. The more she digs, the more she becomes convinced that she is being hunted by something ancient.