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HOTCHKA Daily News - June 17, 2022


★Peacock has set August 25 as the premiere of the new Bill Nye series The End is Nye, which sends Bill Nye into the most epic global disasters imaginable - both natural and unnatural - and then demystifies them using science to show how we can survive, mitigate, and even prevent them. Each stand- alone episode takes a hell-bent dive into the mystery and terror of one specific threat. Every catastrophe is abundant with thrills, but also offer hope and a way forward - a scientific blueprint for surviving anything that comes our way. The series is hosted and executive produced by Emmy Award winner and renowned science educator, engineer, author, and inventor Bill Nye. Each episode also features a brief cameo by longtime science advocate and series EP Seth MacFarlane.

★Hulu's Solar Opposites returns Wednesday, July 13 with eleven new episodes. To prepare for the upcoming Solar landing, check out the new catch up video and a first look at season three.



★Britt Robertson joins ABC's new spin-off series The Rookie: Feds in the role of Laura Stensen, the 'black sheep' of a family of brilliant academics and the youngest person ever allowed into the FBI’s behavioral analysis unit. The series stars Niecy Nash-Betts as Simone Clark, the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy, Frankie Faison, who plays Christopher “Cutty” Clark; and Felix Solis, who guest-starred as Special Agent Matthew Garza in the two Rookie episodes, which served as backdoor pilots for The Rookie: Feds.

★Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen E. Laine are back in a new 14-episode season of HGTV's hit series Good Bones. Mina, a real estate agent and mom of two, and Karen, a lawyer, will continue to buy more dilapidated properties in their hometown of Indianapolis, demo them down to the studs and renovate them into dazzling family homes. This season, Mina will focus on even more ways to expand their home reno business. With the real estate market in flux, Mina and Karen will branch out into new neighborhoods and take on client renovation projects. And, for the first time ever, the pair will tackle a commercial renovation for a fellow female entrepreneur who is moving her bridal shop to a bigger space. In the season premiere, Mina and Karen will return to the popular Fountain Square neighborhood to transform a quaint, yet expensive, cottage-like home. To make a profit, they will need to add plenty of modern amenities and updates without losing the vintage charm.

★HBO comedy series The Rehearsal will debut July 15, and will be available to stream on HBO Max. Nathan Fielder (Nathan For You, HBO's How To with John Wilson) returns to television for a new series that explores the lengths one man will go to reduce the uncertainties of everyday life. With a construction crew, a legion of actors, and seemingly unlimited resources, Fielder allows ordinary people to prepare for life's biggest moments by "rehearsing" them in carefully crafted simulations of his own design. When a single misstep could shatter your entire world, why leave life to chance?





★Guy Ritchie, who directed the live action remake of Disney's Aladdin to a $1 billion global box office, will reteam with the House of Mouse for a live action re-do of animated Hercules. The film will be produced by AGBO, the production company run by Avengers: Endgame directors Joe & Anthony Russo.


★Actor Tyler Sanders, who was a regular on the Amazon Prime Video series Just Add Magic: Mystery City, has died at the age of 18 at his home in Los Angeles. His agent confirmed the news but provided no addition details except to say the death is under investigation. Sanders has appeared in several short films, and guested on TV series JLW Academy, Fear the Walking Dead, The Rookie, Just Add Magic, and most recently on 9-1-1: Lone Star. He's also had roles in films The Reliant and The Price We Pay, which is listed as being in post-production on IMDb.


★French actor Jean-Louis Trintignant has died at age 91. Trintignant appeared in more than 130 films during his career and had numerous stage roles. He won the César Award for Best Actor three times for Three Colors: Red, Fiesta and Amour. He won the Cannes Film Festival Best Actor award in 1969 for political thriller Z. Though he had been acting since 1955 in the French TV movie L'assassin a pris le métro, and had roles in such films as Law of the Streets, ...And God Created Woman, and Les liaisons dangereuses, his breakthrough role came in 1969's A Man and a Woman which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Screenplay. He reprised the role of Jean-Louis Duroc in 1975's Hustle, 1986's A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later, 2006's Stranger Than Fiction and 2019's The Best Years of a Life, which is his last completed film. Other notable film credits include The Conformist, The Outside Man, The Last Train, Playing With Fire, The Passengers, Other People's Money, Deep Water, Under Fire, Confidentially Yours, Cover Up, The City of Lost Children, and Happy End.


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