026: Services Continue to Ride the Nostalgia Wave

More projects are announced and a bunch continue to ride the wave of nostalgia. Disney+ seems to be the biggest culprit, but they are not alone. Tony and Dustin discuss this and all of the news related to the content coming to your favorite streaming services this time around.

Netflix:
YA book ‘Game Changer’ in development as series at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2019/12/brian-yorkey-tv-series-adaptation-neal-shusterman-game-changer-ya-book-netflix-1202808084/
Netflix expands international focus with trio of Indian original series: https://deadline.com/2019/12/netflix-green-lights-trio-indian-original-series-400m-content-pledge-1202810273/
Korean horror cartoon ‘Sweet Home’ being adapted at Netflix: https://deadline.com/2019/12/sweet-home-mr-sunshine-director-lee-eung-bok-to-adapt-korean-horror-cartoon-for-netflix-1202812509/

Apple TV+:
LGBTQ docuseries ‘Visible: Out on Television’ set for Apple TV+: https://deadline.com/2019/12/apple-lgbtq-docuseries-visible-out-on-television-wanda-sykes-wilson-cruz-ryan-white-jesssica-hargrave-apple-tv-plus-diversity-inclusion-representation-1202811827/

Disney+:
‘Turner & Hooch’ tv series in the works: https://deadline.com/2019/12/turner-hooch-tv-series-disney-plus-matt-nix-1202810467/

HBO Max:
New comedy in the works focusing on the National Lampoon’s ‘Vacation’ films: https://deadline.com/2019/12/the-griswolds-comedy-based-national-lampoons-vacation-films-hbo-max-johnny-galecki-1202806157/
‘Snow Crash’ adaption in the works: https://deadline.com/2019/12/snow-crash-sci-fi-drama-series-hbo-max-michael-bacall-joe-cornish-paramount-tv-1202809103/
Holiday dating reality series coming in 2020: https://deadline.com/2019/12/hbo-max-will-ring-in-the-2020-season-with-holiday-reality-series-12-dates-of-christmas-1202810260/

Other Services:
Quibi adds animated Andy Cohen series to slate: https://deadline.com/2019/12/quibi-animated-series-the-andy-cohen-diaries-andy-1202806590/
‘Singled Out’ gets a revival at Quibi: https://deadline.com/2019/12/quibis-singled-out-revival-keke-palmer-joel-kim-booster-host-mtv-studios-1202808295/
‘Star Trek: Picard’ gets an early second season renewal at CBS All Access: https://deadline.com/2019/12/star-trek-picard-renewed-season-two-patrick-stewart-cbs-all-access-1202809964/
New documentary set at Hulu focusing on climate activist Greta Thunberg: https://deadline.com/2019/12/greta-thunberg-documentary-hulu-greta-climate-crisis-b-reel-films-nathan-grossman-1202810111/
Classic Nickelodeon game show ‘Legends of the Hidden Temple’ to be reimagined for Quibi: https://deadline.com/2019/12/nickelodeon-legends-of-the-hidden-temple-quibi-1202810380/
50 Cent brings black superhero series to Quibi: https://deadline.com/2019/12/trill-league-50-cent-and-lionsgate-bring-black-superhero-series-to-quibi-1202811741/

Trailers
Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer on Prime Video (01/31/20): https://youtu.be/P0iA6GRAgHk
The Gift on Netflix (12/27/19): https://youtu.be/qXE7MkPXicM
Dracula on Netflix (01/04/20): https://youtu.be/FeL6GNNWoZk
You S2 on Netflix (12/26/19): https://youtu.be/xXBTImqyeU0
Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up on Netflix (12/27/19): https://youtu.be/jidafAJX25k
Alexa & Katie Part 3 on Netflix (12/30/19): https://youtu.be/LNfPTituYWg
John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch on Netflix (12/24/19): https://youtu.be/omUnQ5ej6dY
The Degenerates S2 on Netflix (12/31/19): https://youtu.be/8mKlYrMg-w4

New Releases
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