Netflix is at it again with original programming, this time, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, or simply A Series of Unfortunate Events, is an American drama television series from Netflix, and developed by Mark Hudis and Barry Sonnenfeld, based on the children’s novel series of the same name by Lemony Snicket. It stars Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, K. Todd Freeman, and Presley Smith and premiered on January 13, 2017.
The first season consists of eight episodes and adapts the first four books of the series. A Series of Unfortunate Events was renewed for a second season, which is planned to consist of ten episodes that adapt books five through nine of the novel series, and a third season is expected to adapt the remaining books.
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is being replaced as Doctor Strange by another actor for the first part of Avengers Infinity War shooting, as he is too busy with another movie.
Nintendo Switch coming soon!
The Nintendo Switch is an upcoming video game console developed by Nintendo, and the company’s seventh major home console. Originally known in development as the NX, it was officially unveiled in October 2016 and is scheduled for release worldwide on March 3, 2017.
The Switch is a “hybrid” console, allowing different modes of play. Its main unit is shaped like a tablet computer which can be used portable as-is, or connected to a television display through a detachable docking station. In addition it can also be used in a tabletop form with its kickstand. Despite these characteristics, Nintendo markets the Switch primarily as a home console rather than as a portable.
J.J. Abrams Says He’s Done With the Remake Business
Look at J.J. Abrams‘ filmography and you’ll find a guy with a talent for remaking, rebooting, and remixing. While he’s also spearheaded his fair share of wholly original work, he’s become a reliable source for any old franchise in need of an adrenaline injection to heart. Mission: Impossible III. Star Trek. Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It’s kind of his thing.
But Abrams himself seems ready to move on to other things, saying that he’s ready to spread his wings and fly away from the land of reboots and remakes.
All this and more on the latest episode of Geek Versus Week.
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