Watch the Trailer For Stillwater, a New Apple TV+ Show About 3 Kids’ Friendships With a Wise Panda
Apple TV+ is bringing a preschool book series to life this December! Stillwater, which is based on author Jon J Muth’s Zen Shorts, follows young siblings Karl, Addy, and Michael, who live next door to a panda named Stillwater (James Sie). They each build a friendship with Stillwater, who teaches them about life and the world around them but also helps to guide them through their difficult feelings.
Lucia Puenzo, Gaumont Strike Multi-Project Development Pact
Argentina’s preeminent writer-director Lucia Puenzo, who has proven her showrunner chops with “La Jauria” for Amazon Prime and eco-thriller series “Cromo,” has partnered with Gaumont, the producers of Netflix mega-hit “Narcos,” in a multi-project development deal.
Among the projects in the pact is “Futuro Desierto,” a near-future, dystopian thriller that turns on a robotics engineer who moves with his family to an isolated town in Patagonia where he is ordered to test the first humanoid robots in secret.
‘Narcos’ Will Stream for Free on Pluto TV
ViacomCBS’s ad-supported service won a bidding process for six months of exclusive rights to the Netflix drug-world drama. Pluto, a free online service owned by ViacomCBS Inc., has acquired the rights to “Narcos,” the popular drama about the Latin American drug trade. Pluto will offer episodes of the show starting with season one Oct. 20, with T-Mobile US Inc. as a sponsor, rolling out additional seasons through February. Pluto acquired exclusive rights to the show on advertising-supported streaming for the next six months.
‘F IS FOR FAMILY’ Renewed for Fifth & Final Season
Netflix has ordered a fifth and final season of the praised animated comedy series for premiere in 2021.
Created by Bill Burr and Emmy winner Michael Price (The Simpsons) F Is For Family is set in the 1970s, a time when political correctness, helicopter parenting and indoor smoking bans weren’t part of anyone’s vocabulary, let alone the norm. Burr voices family patriarch Frank. Voice cast also includes Laura Dern, Justin Long, Debi Derryberry, Haley Reinhart and Sam Rockwell, among others.