The Last Kids on Earth – Trailer

The Last Kids on Earth is coming in cartoon format to Netflix on September 17th. Here is the first trailer for the show, based on the bestselling series by Max Brallier, illustrated by Douglas Holgate.

Looking for Alaska – The TV Show

On October 18th, Hulu will be launching a miniseries version of Looking for Alaska, John Green’s award-winning first novel. Here is the trailer:

Watership Down Trailer

BBC has released the first trailer for their new animated version of Watership Down. It’s a book that my family read aloud again and again during my childhood. This new version is lush and gorgeous with an all-star cast of voice actors. The four-episode series premieres on December 22nd on BBC One.

 

Anne of Green Gables Coming to Netflix

Take a look at the trailer for Anne, Netflix’s new version of Anne of Green Gables coming on May 12.

13 Reasons Why – Netflix Series

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In a project executive produced by Selena Gomez, the teen novel 13 Reasons Why is going to receive the Netflix treatment and be turned into a series. Deadline has the news that Tom McCarthy, director of Spotlight, will direct the first two episodes of the series.

 

Green Eggs & Ham – The TV Show

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Netflix has announced that it will be turning Dr. Seuss’ beloved book Green Eggs and Ham into a 13-episode TV series. The adaptation will be written by Jared Stern who also wrote Wreck-It-Ralph and is working on the upcoming Lego Movie sequel.

Executive Producers include Stern, Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, Mike Karz, and David Dobkin. The project will be distributed by Warner Bros. TV.

It is expected to be released in 2018 and is said to be “the highest-end, most expensive animated program ever produced for television.”

Mortal Instruments – The TV Show

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The Hollywood Reporter has the news that ABC Family has green lit a new TV series based on Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series. Shadowhunters is planned to be a 13 episode series with no premiere date announced yet. Production will begin in May.

"Shadowhunters is a big, epic saga that will resonate with viewers who come to ABC Family for the Harry Potter, Hunger Games and Twilight franchises," ABC Family president Tom Ascheim said. "A New York Times best-seller for 122-consecutive weeks, with over 35 million copies in print worldwide, Shadowhunters is the perfect story to share with our audience."

Fancy Nancy – The TV Show

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The rights to Fancy Nancy has been acquired by Disney. Disney Junior plans an animated TV movie and then a series. They are expected to premiere in 2017.

From the article in Variety:

“This is definitely one of those ‘pinch me’ moments. When Robin and I met Nancy Kanter and her team, we knew instantly that Disney Junior was the plus-perfect home for ‘Fancy Nancy,’ ” said O’Connor.

Added Preiss Glasser: “After the thrill of seeing my two-dimensional drawings of Nancy and her ‘world’ come alive in spinoff musicals and ballets, the opportunity to see her animated by Disney is a dream I never would have dared to dream.”