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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of PowerThe Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power
Prime Video, 2021 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

Set in Middle Earth, the television adaptation will explore new story lines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring.


The Walking DeadThe Walking Dead
AMC, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The Walking Dead tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse. It follows a group of survivors, led by former police officer Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. As the world overrun by the dead takes its toll on the survivors, their interpersonal conflicts present a greater danger to their continuing survival than the walkers that roam the country. Over time, the characters are changed by the constant exposure to death and some grow willing to do anything to survive. The show is based on a comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman.


The Umbrella AcademyThe Umbrella Academy
Netflix, 2019 Running | Comedy, Drama, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

The Umbrella Academy follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes called the Umbrella Academy - the Monocle, Spaceboy, the Kraken, the Rumor, the Séance, Number Five, the Horror and the White Violin - as they work together to solve their father's mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities.


The Handmaid's TaleThe Handmaid's Tale
Hulu, 2017 On Hiatus | Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

The Handmaid's Tale, based on the 1985 bestselling novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood, will debut its first season on Hulu in 2017. Moss will play Offred, a one of the caste of Handmaids who are forced into sexual servitude by the male-dominated Gilead totalitarian regime as a last desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world.


SherlockSherlock
BBC One, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Modern day Sherlock Holmes story. This series retells the tale of England's most infamous detective, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman taking the leads as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson respectively.


The Wheel of TimeThe Wheel of Time
Prime Video, 2021 Running | Adventure, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The Wheel of Time is based on Robert Jordan's series of fantasy novels. At the center of the Wheel of Time's diverse cast of characters is Rand al'Thor, a seemingly average young man who is destined for something bigger ...


FoundationFoundation
Apple TV+, 2021 Running | Drama, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Foundation is the complex saga of humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy, all living under the rule of the Galactic Empire. The protagonist is a psycho-historian who has an ability to read the future and foresees the empire's imminent collapse. He sets out to save the knowledge of mankind from being wiped out.


YouYou
Netflix, 2018 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

You is based on Caroline Kepnes' best-selling novel of the same name, You is a 21st century love story about an obsessive, yet brilliant twenty-something who uses the hyper connectivity of today's technology to make the woman of his dreams fall in love with him. In addition to Berlanti and Gamble, Sarah Schechter, Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo serve as executive producers.


His Dark MaterialsHis Dark Materials
BBC One, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Adventure, Children | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

This is one of the supreme works of imaginative fiction for both children and adults published in the 20th century. Northern Lights introduces Lyra, an orphan, who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. In The Subtle Knife she is joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds. As Lyra learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds and leads to a thrilling conclusion in The Amber Spyglass.


Orange Is the New BlackOrange Is the New Black
Netflix, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Orange Is the New Black is the story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money for her drug-dealing girlfriend.


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