Keira Knightley in the miniseries “The Other Typist”. Ben Whishaw in the series “This Is Going To Hurt”. The creators of “Little Britain” apologize for blackface. Plus “Virgin River”, “One Day at a Time” and more.
1. Keira Knightley in the miniseries The Other Typist
Keira Knightley will play his first major role on television. We will see her in the limited series “The Other Typist”, which is being created by Ilene Chaiken (“L Word”, “Empire”) for the Hulu platform. Based on the book by Suzanne Rindell, the series is a “psychosexual thriller” set in Prohibition-era New York. The main character will be a police stenographer, who becomes drawn into the dark and attractive world of her new work friend (Knightley). However, when a crime is committed, it is not known which woman is the more treacherous.
2. Ben Whishaw in the series This Is Going To Hurt
Ben Whishaw (“An English Scandal”) will play starring in the BBC Two and AMC series “This Is Going To Hurt”, based on the memoirs of British comedian and writer Adam Kay during his time as a gynecologist in the hospital. Kay is the creator and showrunner of the series, while the main director is Lucy Forbes (“The End of the F *** ing World”).
3. Little Britain – the creators apologize for blackface
Little Britain has been removed from Netflix and BBC iPlayer due to the blackface used by the creators to portray a black character. David Walliams and Matt Lucas they apologized and said they regretted having once played characters of a different ethnicity.
4. Rita Moreno and Gloria Estefan will sing a duet
Rita Moreno and Gloria Estefan they will sing a parody of “Mi Tierra” in the animated episode “One Day at a Time”, which will be shown tomorrow by Pop TV.
5. Dakota Johnson in the Rodeo Queen series
Dakota Johnson will play the main role in the serial mockumentary “Rodeo Queen”, created by Amazon Studios. The series will tell about a group of women fighting for the title of queen of rodeo. The showrunner is Christy Hall (“It’s Not OK”), and Carrie Brownstein (“Portlandia”) is directing.
6. Ben Hollingsworth with Promotion at Virgin River
Ben Hollingsworth, aka the series Dan Brady, has been promoted to the regular cast of “Virgin River” in Season 2.
7. Adventure time! – part of the continuation
Adventure Time returns to HBO Max on June 25 with one of four special episodes announced. Check out the first four minutes of Adventure Time: Distant Lands.