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Keanu Reeves to star in his first major US television role with Hulu’s ‘Devil in the White City’

  • Keanu Reeves will star in an upcoming adaptation of Erik Larson’s “Devil in the White City,” Hulu announced on Thursday.
  • “Devil in the White City” is based on the true story of Daniel H. Burnham, a successful architect, and Dr. H. H. Holmes, an infamous serial killer, whose fates cross paths in Chicago.
  • The upcoming adaptation marks Reeves’ first major U.S. television role.
  • The eight-episode series is expected to launch in 2024, with production beginning next year.

Keanu Reeves will star in an upcoming adaptation of Erik Larson’s “Devil in the White City” on Hulu, marking the actor’s first major U.S. television role. 

The streaming platform announced on Thursday during the virtual TV Critics Association press tour that a limited series had been greenlit for the drama. 

Sandra Oh and Awkwafina begin filming for upcoming movie about estranged sisters

  • An upcoming Hulu original film starring Sandra Oh and Awkwafina has begun production and is set to premiere in 2023.
  • The comedy follows the lives of two estranged sisters who are forced to come together to pay off their mother’s gambling debts.
  • Anne, played by Awkwafina, is a brilliant, game show-obsessed woman, who must team up with her train-wreck sister, Jenny, played by Oh.
  • Shot in L.A. and New Orleans, the production is scheduled to wrap up on July 22 and will officially premiere next year on several streaming platforms globally: Hulu in the U.S., Star Plus in Latin America and Disney Plus in other countries.

The upcoming Hulu original film starring Sandra Oh and Awkwafina has begun production and is set to premiere in 2023.

The comedy, which has not yet been titled, follows the lives of two estranged sisters who are forced to come together to pay off their mother’s gambling debts.

NY magazine podcaster faces backlash for giving ‘Fire Island’ film ‘F- on the Bechdel test’

FIRE ISLAND CRITIC BACKLASH
  • New York magazine podcaster Hanna Rosin has apologized after landing in hot water for giving the new Hulu film “Fire Island” “an F- on the Bechdel test.”
  • Starring Joel Kim Booster, Bowen Yang and Margaret Cho, the Andrew Ahn-directed film follows a group of gay men spending a week on Fire Island, the queer hotspot off the coast of Long Island, New York.
  • The Bechdel test measures “how well women are represented in cinema — it requires that at least two named female characters have conversations with one another about something besides men,” as explained by Filmmaking Lifestyle.
  • Twitter users, including Cho, called Rosin out on her criticism. Meanwhile, cartoonist Alison Bechdel, the creator of the test, approved of the structure of “Fire Island” in a tweet on Tuesday.

A New York magazine podcaster has apologized after landing in hot water for giving the new Hulu film “Fire Island” “an F- on the Bechdel test.”

Starring Joel Kim Booster, Bowen Yang and Margaret Cho, the Andrew Ahn-directed film puts a different spin on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” The film follows a group of gay men spending a week on Fire Island, the queer hotspot off the coast of Long Island, New York.