What do geeks have to look forward to in the last four months of the year? Here are eight series for your consideration.
The Boys Season 2 (Amazon Prime) 4th September
Probably the most anticipated of them all! Can’t wait to see what antics Butcher and his Boys get up to as they try to take down those nasty supes!
Raised by Wolves (HBO Max) 3rd September
Raised by Wolves centers around two androids — Father and Mother — tasked with raising human children on a mysterious new planet after the Earth was destroyed by a great war. As the burgeoning colony of humans threatens to be torn apart by religious differences, the androids learn that controlling the beliefs of humans is a treacherous and difficult task.
First two episodes are directed by the legendary Ridley Scott.
Utopia (Amazon Prime) 25th September
New from Gillian (Gone Girl, Sharp Objects) Flynn.
Synopsis – A group of young adults, who meet online, get a hold of a cult underground graphic novel, which not only pins them as a target of a shadowy deep state organization, but also burdens them with the dangerous task of saving the world (imdb).
Monsterland (Hulu) 2nd October
Synopsis – Encounters with Gothic beasts, including fallen angels and werewolves, broken people are driven to desperate acts in an attempt to repair their lives, ultimately showing there is a thin line between man and beast. (imdb)
NexT (Fox) 6th October
A former tech CEO joins a Homeland Cybersecurity Agent to stop the emergence of a rogue Artificial Intelligence. (imdb)
The Haunting of Bly Manor (Netflix) 9th October
From the producers of The Haunting of Hill House, comes the next instalment of the anthology series, based on the ghost stories of Henry James. (netflix)
Helstrom (Hulu) 16th October
As the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer, Helstrom follows Daimon (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon), and their complicated dynamic, as they track down the worst of humanity — each with their own attitude and skills. (hulu)
The Mandalorian Season 2 (Disney+) 30 October
Tied with The Boys for most anticipated TV series amongst geeks. More Baby Yoda!
The Stand (CBS All-Access) 17th December
The Stand is Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil. The fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail (Whoopi Goldberg) and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg (Alexander Skarsgård), the Dark Man. The Stand will close with a new coda written by the famed author himself. (cbs)
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