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Shane Taylor, starring
Band of Brothers is a 2001 miniseries based on the book of the same name by Stephen E. Ambrose. Directed by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, the series follows the story of Easy Company, an army paratrooper unit of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army during World War II. The series chronicles the company's training, parachuting into France on D-Day, and their battles in the European theater. The main cast stars Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, and Shane Taylor as the members of Easy Company. The series follows the men through their triumphs, losses, and the personal sacrifices they make during their time of service.
Lena Headey, starring
Game of Thrones is an epic fantasy series based on the novels by George R.R. Martin. The series follows the noble families of Westeros as they fight for control of the Iron Throne. The series features a star-studded ensemble cast that includes Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, and Lena Headey. The series is renowned for its complex characters, gripping plotlines, and high-stakes action sequences. As the seasons progress, viewers are taken on a thrilling journey full of betrayal, political intrigue, and supernatural elements. The stakes are ever-escalating, as the Seven Kingdoms attempt to claim the Iron Throne and the ultimate prize of the Iron Throne.
Barry Lowin, starring
The Mandalorian is an American space western web television series set in the Star Wars universe. The series follows a bounty hunter, played by Pedro Pascal, who is hired to find an infant of a mysterious species known as the Child. As he searches for the Child, he encounters a variety of characters and creatures from the Star Wars universe, such as Cara Dune (Gina Carano), Greef Karga (Carl Weathers), Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito), and IG-11 (Barry Lowin). As the Mandalorian continues to battle various adversaries and protect the Child, he discovers his true identity and the power of the Force.
Millie Bobby Brown,
David Harbour, starring
Stranger Things is a 2016 science fiction horror series created by the Duffer Brothers. It follows the strange happenings in a small town in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, in the 1980s. After the disappearance of a young boy, Hawkins is plunged into a supernatural mystery involving a mysterious girl with psychokinetic powers and a secret fantasy world called the "Upside Down". The local police chief, played by David Harbour, his daughter and her friends try to unravel the mystery and save their town from a sinister government conspiracy. The series features an ensemble cast including Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder and David Harbour.
Kerry Condon, starring
Rome is a historical drama television series created by John Milius, William J. MacDonald, and Bruno Heller and broadcast by the HBO network. The series follows the lives of two soldiers, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, set in the time of the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC. The main characters are members of the lower classes who ascend to power in Rome, while the politics of the Senate, the rise of Julius Caesar, and the events of the Gallic and Germanic wars provide the backdrop to the series. The series also focuses on the lives and developments of key historical and political figures such as Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, and Mark Antony.
Erin Moriarty, starring
The Boys is a 2019 Amazon Prime series based on the comic book series of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. Set in a world where superheroes are treated like celebrities, the series follows the titular team of vigilantes, led by Billy Butcher (Karl Urban) and composed of Hughie (Jack Quaid), Mother's Milk (Laz Alonso), Frenchie (Tomer Capon) and the Female (Karen Fukuhara) as they attempt to take down the powerful and corrupt superhero team known as The Seven, led by the egotistical Homelander (Antony Starr). With the help of secrets, lies and a unique brand of vigilante justice, The Boys battle the forces of evil that threaten the entire world. The series also stars Erin Moriarty as Annie January/Starlight, an aspiring superhero who joins the Seven and quickly learns that fame and power come at a cost.
Maja Schöne, starring
Dark is a German science fiction mystery-drama series from 2017. It follows a family living in the fictional German town of Winden as they become entangled in a series of interconnected events that span three generations. The series begins in 2019 and follows the lives of four families, the Kahnwalds, the Nielsens, the Dopplers, and the Tiedemanns, as they become intertwined with the disappearance of two young children and a mysterious time-traveling phenomenon. As the story progresses, the characters uncover the dark secrets of the town's past, leading to a shocking climax. Through their stories, the show explores the consequences of time travel, the power of secrets, and the painful truths of human nature. Dark is a gripping, complex, and ambitious series that forces its characters to confront their deepest fears, and ultimately face the choices they must make in order to protect the ones they love.
Deborah Ann Woll,
Elden Henson, starring
Daredevil (2015) is a Marvel superhero movie directed by Stars Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll, and Elden Henson. The film centers on Matt Murdock, a blind lawyer-turned-vigilante known as Daredevil, who must balance his life as a lawyer and his fight against the criminal underworld of Hell's Kitchen. As Matt delves deeper into the criminal underworld he comes across Wilson Fisk, a powerful crime lord who has his own plans for the city. As Daredevil's war with Fisk escalates, he must also confront his own demons while also protecting the people of Hell's Kitchen from the criminals who lurk in its shadows.
Elizabeth Reaser, starring
The Haunting of Hill House is a modern reimagining of the classic 1959 novel by Shirley Jackson, directed by Mike Flanagan. The story follows the Crain family, who move into the mysterious Hill House in order to renovate and resell it. However, their time in the house is filled with strange occurrences and supernatural events that haunt the family for many years. As the story progresses, it becomes clear that the Crain family's past has come back to haunt them and they must confront their inner demons to survive. The cast includes Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, and Elizabeth Reaser.
Georgia Hirst, starring
Vikings (2013) is an epic adventure film directed by Stars Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig and Georgia Hirst. The film follows the story of a Viking clan led by Ragnar Lothbrok, a daring young warrior and family man who yearns to explore and raid the distant shores across the ocean as ambition and innovation ripples through his tribe. As Ragnar, his brother Rollo and a band of Norsemen embark on their journeys, they face treacherous terrain, battles, betrayals and the alluring lure of fame and glory. With the support of his loyal wife Lagertha and a powerful army of warriors, Ragnar leads his people in search of a new world to claim as their own.
Amber Rose Revah,
Jason R. Moore, starring
The Punisher (2017) follows former Marine Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) as he seeks revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children. After uncovering a conspiracy that runs far deeper than he previously thought, Castle is forced to confront his past and take on a new mission; to punish those responsible and protect the innocent. With the help of CIA agent David Lieberman (Ben Barnes) and tech-savvy hacker Micro (Jason R. Moore), Castle embarks on a mission to take justice into his own hands, no matter the cost. Along his journey, Castle must face off against a powerful and dangerous criminal organization, as well as his own inner demons.
Daniel Feuerriegel, starring
Spartacus is an epic historical drama that tells the story of Spartacus (Andy Whitfield), a Thracian warrior who is captured and enslaved by the Romans. After Spartacus is forced to fight in the gladiator arena, he leads a violent revolt against the Roman Empire. His efforts are aided by his loyal friend, Varro (Manu Bennett), and the mysterious slave, Naevia (Lucy Lawless). In the end, Spartacus and his followers are able to achieve freedom and justice against their oppressors. The film is filled with intense action sequences, captivating drama, and stunning visuals that bring the ancient world to life.
Shohreh Aghdashloo, starring
The Expanse is a 2015 science fiction film set two hundred years in the future in a colonized solar system with Earth, Mars and the Asteroid Belt as its main locations. The story follows a United Nations Peacekeeping force, led by Captain James Holden (Steven Strait) and his crew, as they investigate a missing vessel and its mysterious cargo. Along the way, they uncover a conspiracy that threatens the balance of power in the solar system and the survival of humanity itself. The film also stars Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, and Shohreh Aghdashloo as members of the crew. With its thrilling action, complex characters and intriguing plot, The Expanse is a must-see for sci-fi fans.
Henry Winkler, starring
Barry is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Vikram Gandhi. The film stars Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Anthony Carrigan, and Henry Winkler. The story follows a lonely former Marine (Root) who moves to Los Angeles and finds a place in the vibrant theater community. After struggling to find his place in the world, he discovers a passion for acting and sets his sights on becoming an actor. With the help of a sharp-tongued acting teacher (Winkler), Barry embarks on a journey of self-discovery and exploration of the art form. Along the way, he meets a young woman (Goldberg) and finds the courage to take risks and pursue his dreams. The film is both a character study and an exploration of the art of acting, with a story that is both funny and heartfelt.
Evangeline Lilly, starring
Lost is a 2004 American drama television series created by Jeffrey Lieber, J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof, based on a 2004 novel by Michael Crichton. The show follows the survivors of a commercial plane crash, stranded on a mysterious island somewhere in the South Pacific. The survivors come from all walks of life and clash with one another as they struggle to survive, discover the island's secrets, and attempt to find a way home. The show starred Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway, Yunjin Kim, and Evangeline Lilly as the main castaways, with an ensemble cast of supporting characters. Throughout the series, the survivors must contend with both dangerous island creatures and the island's mysterious forces, while they explore the island and attempt to determine how they got there and why they are there. The show won numerous awards and was critically acclaimed, with a large and dedicated fan base.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II,
Sara Vickers, starring
Watchmen is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Zack Snyder. The film is based on the DC Comics limited series of the same name. The story takes place in an alternate history in which superheroes exist and the world is on the brink of destruction from a new and powerful threat. The film follows a group of vigilantes, some of whom are former superheroes, as they investigate and attempt to stop the impending disaster. In addition to Regina King, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Tom Mison, and Sara Vickers, the cast includes Jeremy Irons, Don Johnson, and Jean Smart. The film received positive reviews, with critics praising its dark tone, visuals, and performances. It received two Academy Award nominations for Best Original Score and Best Visual Effects.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, starring
Loki is a 2021 Marvel film directed by Kate Herron and starring Tom Hiddleston as the titular character, Owen Wilson as Mobius, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Ravonna Lexus Renslayer. After escaping from the timeline alterations created in Avengers: Endgame, Loki is captured by the Time Variance Authority, a bureaucratic organization that exists outside of time and space that is dedicated to protecting the integrity of the timeline. Mobius is tasked with recruiting Loki in order to help him stop an even greater threat that is threatening the timeline. With the help of Ravonna, Loki embarks on a journey across time and space to stop the mysterious threat. Along the way, he must confront his own internal struggles and his relationship with his brother, Thor.
Mimi Ndiweni, starring
The Witcher (2019) is a fantasy drama television series directed by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. The show follows the adventures of Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill), a solitary monster hunter navigating a troubled continent where humans, elves, and monsters battle to survive. Along the way, Geralt encounters a powerful sorceress, Yennefer of Vengerberg (Anya Chalotra), and the young princess Ciri (Freya Allan), who holds the key to Geralt's destiny. Together, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent, and each other, in an epic and dangerous journey. Along the way, they are joined by other powerful sorceresses, elves, and monsters, as they battle to protect humanity from the evil forces that threaten it.
Bill Irwin, starring
Legion is a horror/supernatural movie set in a small desert town, where an out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. When God loses faith in humanity, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. One hopeless but determined diner staff stand against them. With the help of an unlikely team of strangers, they must fight for their lives and find a way to send the angels back to Heaven.
Pedro Alonso, starring
Money Heist is a Spanish crime drama television series created by Álex Pina. The series follows a group of robbers led by the criminal mastermind, "The Professor," as they plan and execute the biggest heist in history. The team consists of eight robbers, who carry out the daring plan of stealing billions of euros from the Royal Mint of Spain. The series follows the robbers as they plan their heist, and as they are pursued by a determined police inspector. As the robbers attempt to evade capture, they must also deal with their own personal struggles and complex relationships. Money Heist is a thrilling crime drama filled with suspense and exciting moments that keep viewers on the edge of their seats.
Kim Bodnia, starring
Killing Eve is a 2018 British spy thriller television series centered on two women: Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh), a British intelligence investigator, and Villanelle (Jodie Comer), a talented assassin and psychopath. As the series progresses, Eve and Villanelle's mutual obsession with one another intensifies, as they embark on a cat-and-mouse chase across Europe. The series also features Fiona Shaw, Kim Bodnia, and other acclaimed guest stars. Eve and Villanelle must outsmart each other in a thrilling game of cat and mouse, as each woman is driven by her own agenda and a mutual respect for the other. The show delves into the psychological dynamics of its characters and explores themes of gender, power, identity and violence.
Oh Yeong-su, starring
Squid Game is a 2021 South Korean action thriller film directed by Stars and starring Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Hoyeon, and Oh Yeong-su. The story follows a group of three friends, played by Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, and Hoyeon who, while playing an online squid game, become entangled in a dangerous conspiracy involving a mysterious organization. With their lives at stake, they must find a way to survive and uncover the truth behind the conspiracy. With the help of Oh Yeong-su's character, they must navigate through the treacherous world of the internet and use their wits and skills to stay alive. The thrilling plot full of twists and turns will keep audiences on the edge of their seats as they follow the group's thrilling journey.
Renée Elise Goldsberry,
Will Yun Lee, starring
Altered Carbon is a 2018 science fiction film directed by Miguel Sapochnik. Set in the year 2384, the film follows the story of Takeshi Kovacs (Chris Conner), a former soldier who is brought back to life centuries after his death to solve a murder. He is re-sleeved into a new body and the memories of his past life are implanted into his mind. Along his investigation, he discovers a deep conspiracy involving a powerful elite and a technology that has allowed humans to transfer their consciousness into new bodies. He is assisted by Quellcrist Falconer (Renée Elise Goldsberry), an AI revolutionary, who is also a former lover of his old self. An epic battle ensues as Takeshi and his allies try to take down the powerful elite and free humanity from its control. Dichen Lachman and Will Yun Lee also star in the film.
Ruth Wilson, starring
His Dark Materials is an eight-part fantasy series based on Philip Pullman’s bestselling novel trilogy. The series follows Lyra, a brave young woman from another world. Lyra's quest to find her missing friend leads her on a thrilling journey through a series of parallel universes, where she encounters extraordinary and mysterious creatures. Along the way, she unravels a series of secrets and discovers her own inner power. With the help of her loyal daemon Pantalaimon, she must battle against the forces of the Magisterium who are determined to control her destiny. Along the way, she encounters the enigmatic and mysterious aeronaut Lee Scoresby, the glamorous and dangerous Marisa Coulter, and a group of armoured polar bears. Together, they must uncover the secrets of Dust and battle the formidable forces that threaten to tear their world apart.
Mare Winningham, starring
The Outsider is a 2020 crime drama directed by Martin Zandvliet and starring Ben Mendelsohn, Bill Camp, Jeremy Bobb and Mare Winningham. The film follows an American ex-GI, Nick Lowell (Mendelsohn), who is released from prison after serving time for murder and is given the chance to rebuild his life in post-war Japan. Despite his attempts to start over, he is pulled back into the criminal underworld and finds himself in the middle of a Yakuza power struggle between two rival gangs. With the help of a Yakuza boss, Kiyoshi (Bobb), and his own street smarts, Nick must protect himself and the people he loves from the violence and corruption that surrounds him.