Hulu’s “PEN15” is returning in the form of an animated one-off special titled ‘Jacuzzi’ on August 27th ahead of the second half of the second season sometime later this year. The special follows Maya and Anna on a low-budget family trip to Florida. [Source: Vanity Fair]
Damon Wayans Jr. will serve as host of the upcoming game show series based on the classic Konami video game “Frogger” on Peacock. NFL Network’s Kyle Brandt will serve as co-host.
The game sees players dodging cars and jumping over the open maws of alligators and hippos as they vie for a $100,000 prize. Thirteen hour-long episodes have been ordered. [Source: THR]
“Divergent” star Shailene Woodley has signed on to star in Showtime’s series adaptation of Lisa Taddeo’s non-fiction novel “Three Women” which will shoot this Fall. Woodley will play a writer grieving the loss of her family who persuades each woman to tell her story.
Taddeo spent years reporting on three American women who faced private and public backlash for their sexual desires – one having an affair, one in a committed open marriage, one in an inappropriate relationship with a teacher. [Source: THR]
The trailer is out for Showtime and J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions’ new four-part docuseries “UFO” delving into the phenomenon and inspired by the 2017 New York Times report that the Pentagon has been secretly tracking UFOs for years. “UFO” premieres on Showtime on August 8th.