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Stranger Things EP Shawn Levy Reviving ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ for Netflix

Long-running, four-decade-spanning, true crime and paranormal series Unsolved Mysteries is putting back on its trenchcoat and firing up the fog machines, with Netflix, Stranger Things EP Shawn Levy, and his company 21 Laps Entertainment set to revive the franchise. The streaming service’s Unsolved Mysteries‘ 12-episode season will use re-enactments in a documentary format to profile (one […]

I Am Not Okay With This: The End of the F***king World’s Jonathan Entwistle Adapting Coming-of-Age Comic for Netflix

Channel 4 and Netflix‘s The End of the F***king World creator Jonathan Entwistle is taking on another  Charles Forsman microcomic series in I Am Not Okay With This. Co-created by series director Entwistle and series writer Christy Hall, the streaming service’s eight-episode coming-of-age TV series is produced by Stranger Things director-executive producer Shawn Levy via 21 Laps. I […]

Shawn Levy and Duffer Bros. Share “Superstition” About ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3

While it’s going to be a bit longer before we get Netflix hit series Stranger Things season 3, that’s not stopping director Shawn Levy from talking about the show. In a recent (awesome) interview with The Playlist, Levy spoke a bit about everything, but specifically the “profound superstition” he shares with Stranger Things co-creators The Duffer Brothers. The Playlist […]



Stranger Things 2: Producers Discuss Season Finale And The Future

If you’ve finished with whatever level of binge-watching you chose to go with to get through Netflix‘s Stranger Things 2, then you know that The Duffer Brothers ended the show’s second season answering old questions and raising new ones. While Season 2’s finale may have been a bit more subtle in setting up what’s still […]


Uncharted Director Says He’s Wanted To Direct The Movie For Years

Shawn Levy is set for taking on Uncharted. The film has floated around for years and years, but it seems, finally, hopefully, the film is on track in the fast lane, especially with the script recently having been completed. Levy recently spoke to Collider (via Gamespot) about the movie, and revealed it has been a project he’s […]

Sesame Street Movie Moving Forward At Warners; Will It Shoot For R Rating?

Arrival and Stranger Things producer Shawn Levy was speaking to website Screen Rant, and he dropped some major news about Warner Bros’ next big blockbuster: Sesame Street is at Warner Bros, and we are right now working on a treatment for what I think is going to be a really imaginative and entertaining take on […]

Shawn Levy Talks About The Elements He Will Bring To The Uncharted Movie

The Uncharted movie, after years floundering in development hell seems to finally be getting a fair bit of traction. This is largely thanks to Shawn Levy becoming attached as direcotr, meaning the film has shot back to life. Levy recently spoke to Screen Rant about the movie and specifically the kinds of things it will […]

Uncharted Movie Is On The Fast Track With Shawn Levy Set To Direct

The Uncharted movie sure has gone through a lot changes. The film once had David O. Russell attached, but he quite famously dropped out of the project. Since then it has kind of floated around as an idea, but little concrete has come of it. According to Deadline though, a movie adaption finally has some […]

Shawn Levy To Direct Starman Remake

With remakes of John Carpenter‘s Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween and The Fog already in existence, it was only a matter of time before Starman was earmarked for reinvention. According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Shawn Levy has signed on to helm the remake, with a script from Grace of Monaco‘s Arash Amel. The plot will presumably […]

Is That Duracell Star Wars Commercial Spoiling The Force Awakens?

If you’re avoiding Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers, look away now. According to Cinema Blend, a small number of fans of the Star Wars series are apparently up in arms over one of the finest pieces of Star Wars filmmaking in decades: a Duracell battery commercial. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBh0hgP8wWk[/youtube] The utterly charming ad, “The Battle for […]







A Sesame Street Feature Film Is Coming. Here’s How To Do It Right

Another of Jim Henson‘s great contributions to TV is Sesame Street, his partnership with (what was then) The Children’s Television Workshop. A quite brilliant and ingenious show, it mixes a live-action neighbourhood, peopled with both humans and Muppets, with a smattering of Muppet sketches, animated asides, and the odd live-action educational short. It’s all very […]