<This new year is also the start of a decade, and with it comes a torrent of never-before-seen excellent television series of different genres, offered by more and more services streaming and chains. No matter if you want to see comedy, science fiction, drama, some suspense or a docuserie, because this year there will be a lot of quality television. For you to go preparing, we created this list of the series most anticipated by 2020. Enjoy!
Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access, January 23)
Any fan of Star Trek you may miss out on this series. Patrick Stewart will return to his role as Jean-Luc Picard to lead his team after the events in Star Trek: Nemesis, including the destruction of the planet Romulus and the death of Data. The series, which occurs 20 years after the end of the 24th century, will present many new characters along with other returning. Stewart is also executive producer. The first season will have 10 episodes.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Disney Plus)
This series will tell the story of how Sam Wilson (aka Falcon) and Bucky Barnes (Winter Soldier) deal with the consequences of the events of Avengers: Endgame and face what could be your new purpose (and their new powers, now that Falcon has received the shield of Captain America). Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan to repeat their roles in this series with the Disney Plus seeks to expand the Marvel Universe with series and movies. The first season will only have six episodes.
The New Pope (HBO, Canal+, January 13)
In this drama series which is the continuation of The Young Pope (2016), Jude Law returns to his role of Pope Pius XIII and John Malkovich is the Pope John Paul III, that is now the new pope. The program of nine episodes which will air first on January 10 by the channel Sky Atlantic, was originally going to be regarded as the second season of The Young Pope. You can’t miss the appearances of Sharon Stone and Marilyn Manson.
The Walking Dead: the World Beyond (AMC, TBA)
If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead, you won’t want to miss the most recent derivative of this drama horror post-apocalyptic. Set in another part of the world, now another group of survivors tries to live in the new world. The program takes place 10 years after the start of the apocalypse, and the protagonists are two young women who do not know a world different from the current one, so that you can become a hero or a villain, depending on how you’ve survived your group during the last decade.
Snowpiercer (TNT, spring)
The film’s original science fiction 2013, estelarizado by Chris Evans, is based on the graphic novel French Le Transperceneige. This new format version of the series will be a thriller dystopian post-apocalyptic. Passengers traveling aboard train giant Snowpiercer try to survive in a world that has become a wasteland frozen. The protagonists are Daveed Diggs, and Jennifer Connelly.
The Stand (CBS All Access)
This mini-series of horror and fantasy postapocalíptica, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, is the most recent interpretation of a story about a world devastated by a plague, where the survivors face a struggle between good and evil. Mother Abigail, 108 years of age, and the survivors, must try to save the world of Man is Dark, Randall Flagg. This is the second time that the novel is converted in the form of a mini-series; the first was in 1994 by ABC. The stars are James Marsden, Amber Heard, and Greg Kinnear, with Whoopi Goldberg as Mother Abigail and Alexander Skarsgard as Flagg.
Lovecraft Country (HBO)
This series of drama and terror, the most recent project of Jordan Peele, is based on a novel by Matt Ruff. The story revolves around Atticus Black, who embarks on a road trip with her friend Letitia and her uncle George to meet his father lost. Set in the 50’s, the characters will face the horrors of racism in american, in addition to supernatural forces. Jonathan Majors estelariza in the role of Black and Jurnee Smollett-Bell in the Letitia, with Courtney B. Vance as George. You can see a dip around the second 28 of the video of upcoming premieres of HBO (above).
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who swept the Emmy awards this year for his series Fleabag and Killing Eve, is executive producer of this thriller comedy about Ruby Dixie, a woman who wants to reinvent itself by going back to contact an old love, Billy Johnson, who is a successful guide to life. Merritt Weaver plays Dixie and Domhnall Gleeson is Johnson. Waller-Bridge also appears as a character named Flick.
Avenue 5 (HBO, January 19)
Another of HBO. This comedy science fiction is set in space, in a future style Star Trek, and features a cast of stars led by Hugh Laurie as the captain, with Josh Gad as the clueless billionaire owner of the ship, Suzy Nakamura as the owner associated with it, and Zach Woods as the director of customer relations. With the hilarious trailer and Will Smith among the executive producers, it’s worth taking a look.
The Outsider (HBO, January 12th)
This chilling mini-series is also based on a Stephen King novel. Terry Maitland, a popular teacher and baseball coach child is arrested and accused of having violated, mutilated and murdered a child of 11 years. He maintains that he is innocent, but the people you put against it while facing the charges, and those who know him try to rectify the evidence. With Ben Mendelsohn in the role of detective Ralph Anderson, and Jason Bateman as Maitland, this will be a thriller not to be missed.
Messiah (Netflix, January 1)
Perfect for a marathon of the new year, this thriller estelarizado by Mehdi Dehbi, Tomer Sisley, Michelle Monaghan and John Ortiz addresses the issue of the reaction of the modern world by a man who claims to be the return of Jesus incarnate. It can apparently grant miracles, which is made of a large number of followers believers desperate. Is this the leader of a cult? What’s a scammer? What a true messiah? Whoever he is, in this new series of apocalyptic, many sospecharán of their acts.
Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer (Amazon Prime Video, January 31)
Fans of the stories of the crimes of real-life devour this. It is a docuserie about Elizabeth Kendall, former girlfriend of serial killer Ted Bundy, and their daughter Molly, who speak for the first time after 40 years of silence. They share their experiences with the charismatic killer and reveal new details and disturbing about their lives. Although you already have done quite a few documentaries and movies about this hideously sinister and brutal killer, this offers a completely different perspective. Includes family photos never before seen.
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