Sex, Dragons And Tacky Costumes Are The Most Anticipated Series From HBO Max
It’s official: HBO has become HBO Max, with all the improvements in functionality and features that this implies for the platform. Also in terms of content, since WarnerMedia’s VOD service includes productions from Warner Bros, HBO, DC, Cartoon Network and Max Originals.
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Classic series and films, premieres straight from the big screen, animation, DC superheroes, local bets and many must-see projects coming now and in the coming months. The offer is endless and, therefore, we wanted to bring you the series that you will soon have available on HBO Max and you cannot miss out on anything in the world.
‘The House of the Dragon’
HBO has been the home of such acclaimed series as The Sopranos or The Wire, but if in recent years a phenomenon has made a difference within its catalog, bringing TV closer to cinema, that has been Game of Thrones. It’s hard to imagine a world where we didn’t know what Westeros was or knew the White Walkers, where we didn’t speak Dothraki or use terms like dragonglass, dracarys, or Valyrian fire.
The universe created by George RR Martin is now expanding with The House of the Dragon, a prequel that places us 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones to tell us the story of the House of Targaryen. Among the protagonists, we have Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen, Olivia Cooke as Queen Alicent Hightower, Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen and Emmy D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen.
In addition, Steve Toussaint will play Lord Corlys Velaryon, better known as Sea Serpent; Eve Best to his wife, Princess Rhaenys Velaryon and rider of one of the dragons; Rhys Ifans will be Otto Hightower, the hand of King Viserys Targaryen; and Sonoya Muzuno will play Mysaria, the most faithful ally of Prince Daemon Targaryen, heir to the throne.
‘And Just Like That’
Sex in New York returns , another of HBO’s crown jewels, and it does so with a continuation in which we will meet again with Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) creating a trend for the streets of New York.
The fiction, which arrives in December, will have 10 chapters in which Chris Noth will also appear as Mr. Big, the recently deceased Willie Garson as Stanford Blatch, Mario Cantone as Anthony Marentino, Evan Handler as Harry Goldenblatt and David Eigenberg. in the skin of Steve Brady.
The most notable absence is that of Samantha, played by Kim Catrall, the fourth lead in the hit original series. Will this new stage be the same without his always unprejudiced love and sexual advice?
One of the great discoveries of the Suicide Squad of James Gunn was the villain with helmet tacky and charismatic meet. And who best describes it is the actor who gives it life, John Cena: “He has a huge gun to compensate for other issues, a helmet that looks like a toilet and his slogan is: ‘I want peace as much as to kill men, women and children. to defend her. ‘That’s an oxymoron, so yeah, it’s pretty screwed up. “
Despite everything, the character has earned his own series that will arrive in January 2022 and in which Gunn promises to explore his origins. For now, in the first preview that HBO Max has released we can see that the protagonist will have to support the mockery of Amanda Waller’s (Octavia Spencer) workers . And, yes, we are also looking forward to meeting your pet, Eagly.
‘Come on Juan’
After Vota Juan and Vamos Juan, Javier Cámara puts on Juan Carrasco’s suit again in this new eight-episode journey signed by Diego San José. In this third installment, the protagonist, already with hair, has reached the highest peak of his career, but there is no room for his wife Paula, his daughter Eva and his former press officer , Macarena.
Everything falls apart (classic rise and fall of a politician) when the only thing that nobody can ever get rid of reappears in his life: Logroño. Some papers involve Juan in a municipal corruption plot, starting a countdown to avoid his imprisonment. Luckily, it once again has María Pujalte, Adam Jezierski, Joaquín Climent, Cristóbal Suárez, Yaël Belicha and Esty Quesada, and they are joined by Oscar Martínez. It will be available on HBO Max on November 28.
‘The Sex Lives Of College Girls’
After the magnificent I have never (race, adolescence and John McEnroe in the same series, impossible to fail), Mindy Kaling returns to the small screen with this comedy that takes us to the prestigious University of Essex in New England, with four rookie students and Roommates, sheer contradiction, and churning hormones that you will adore as they exasperate you.
Pauline Chalamet, Amrit Kaur, Renée Rapp and Alyah Chanelle Scott get into the shoes of the protagonists, whom we will accompany in their newly released university life, with its pros and cons. These four roommates, as well as the rest of the characters that surround them, represent different races, socioeconomic origins and origin as far as their education is concerned.
Despite not being autobiographical, Kaling has acknowledged that he has been inspired by his experience and that of Justin Noble (co-writer) at Dartmouth and Yale, respectively. Thus, the series promises self-discovery, sports clubs, nude parties and student liberation, but also racial and gender inequalities or stigmas that the protagonists will have to face. It will arrive on the platform on November 18.
Although the premise of this post-apocalyptic gamble may sound very current to you, Emily St. John Mandel wrote the novel on which it is based in 2014: We follow the survivors of a devastating global pandemic as they try to rebuild society. Patrick Somerville (Maniac) has been in charge of the adaptation, signing as showrunner.
Himesh Patel (Yesterday) gives life to Jeevan, a soul lost and unemployed who becomes a leader after the debacle. Mackenzie Davis takes on the role of Kirsten, who performs Shakespearean plays. They are joined by Lori Petty, Gael Garcia Bernal, David Cross, Enrico Colantoni, Danielle Deadwyler and Nabhaan Rizwan. The fiction will be released in December.
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Here is another Spanish bet to which it is convenient not to lose track. Based on the graphic novel by Santiago García and Luis Bustos, Sara Antuña and Carlos de Pando have been in charge of the adaptation of this satire that will arrive in 2022, with Eugenio Mira directing its six episodes. The story is set in a hypothetical current Spain, in a divided country on the brink of political chaos.
The series based on the Santiago García comic arrives on HBO Max
There we meet Antonia (Veki Velilla), a young investigative journalist who stumbles upon a conspiracy hatched decades ago: the existence of a cryogenized superagent, García (Francisco Ortiz), created in a laboratory in the 1950s by the secret services of General Franco. A perfect soldier with superhuman strength and programmed to obey orders without question who Antonia has just woken up after six decades of frozen.
García, like a native Captain America, feels disoriented and confused in a Spain that he finds completely changed. The old world collides with the current one as Garcia and Antonia find themselves embroiled in a political conspiracy that threatens to end democracy in favor of a brutal new dictatorship. Ortiz and Velilla lead a cast that also includes Emilio Gutiérrez Caba, Francisco Reyes, Nico Romero, Helio Pedregal, Mario Pardo, Miki Molina, Marina Gatell, Pepe Ocio and Silvia Abascal.
‘Conversations With Friends’
Sally Rooney wrote with Normal People the most honest novel and far removed from archetypes about the first love, and its television adaptation respected it with all the audiovisual elements at its disposal. There was nothing stereotyped or utopian about the ideas and adventures of Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Paul Mescal); just the crude, simple and beautiful reality.
HBO Max will bring us in 2022 Conversations With Friends, based on Rooney’s first novel (Conversations between friends in Spanish), with Alison Oliver, Sasha Lane, Joe Alwyn and Jemima Kirke. It is a complex ‘ménage à quatre’, a story of free love and ambiguous relationships that offers an honest portrait of a generation that rejects imposed labels.
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The return of Michael Mann to television is accompanied by criminals, yakuzas, Rinko Kikuchi, Ansel Elgort, Ken Watanabe and surely neons, many neons.
Tokyo Vice adapts a book of the same name (Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan) written by Jake Adelstein and published in 2009. In it he recalls his years in Tokyo and his experience being the first non-Japanese journalist of the largest Japanese newspaper, the Yomiuri Shinbun. Elgort is in charge of giving life to Jake Adelstein, the protagonist, while Rinko Kikuchi will be his supervisor at the Yomiuri Shinbun,
The idea of adapting Tokyo Vice as a television series was reactivated with Michael Mann serving as executive producer and director of the first episode. Fiction will hit the platform in 2022.