The latest comedy starring Neil Patrick Harris and several teen fictions lands on platforms at the end of July
Teenage series star in a large part of the premieres that land on platforms during the last weekend of July. But there is also room for drama, true crime and humor. Among the rosary of new fictions is the long-awaited latest comedy starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Here are 10 series premiering this weekend:
Trying to repeat the success of ‘Stranger Things’, Amazon Prime bets on a teenage series set in the 80s. The platform premieres ‘Paper girls’, the long-awaited adaptation of the comic by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang.
The story follows four 12-year-old girls who, while delivering newspapers in the morning after Hollywood in 1988, are caught up in a war between time travelers that sends them on an adventure to save the world.
‘Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin’
The ‘Pretty Little Liars’ series is back with the ‘Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin’ reboot. With a tone similar to that of ‘Scream’, a group of teenagers face a dangerous killer.
The synopsis is simple: a series of tragic events nearly tore the working class town of Millwood apart. Now, in the present, a disparate group of girls – a new group of ‘Pretty Little Liars’ – find themselves tormented by an unknown assailant, who makes them pay for the secret sin committed by their parents two decades ago.
Disney + also premieres another teen fiction this weekend. ‘Almost Fly’ is a musical series, with hints of dramatic comedy, set in 1990 Germany. There, three schoolmates with big dreams clash when hip-hop suddenly enters their lives through the nearby army base. from the US Then everything changes.
Remembered for his role as ‘Barney Stinson’, Neil Patrick Harris debuts a series and confesses that in ‘Unpaired’ he plays the character with whom he most identifies.
This eight-episode comedy, created by Darren Star (‘Emily in Paris’ and ‘Sex and the City’), begins when Michael leaves his partner after 17 years of relationship. He will now have to face two nightmares: losing the one he thought was his soulmate and suddenly finding himself a 40-year-old single gay man in New York.
What if you woke up one day and didn’t know your own secrets? Based on this premise, this story of self-discovery explores whether we are already programmed to become who we are or whether we choose our own identity.
In this new psychological thriller created by Veronica West (High Fidelity) and set in high society San Francisco, Sophie finds out who she is after being traumatized.
Starring Argentine actor Lorenzo Ferro and directed by Roger Gual, ‘Fanático’ offers a portrait of the urban music industry and reflects how deceptive fame can be.
Spain’s greatest musical idol takes his own life in the first concert of a world tour. Lázaro, a young food delivery man and unconditional fan, sees an opportunity to escape from his monotonous and precarious life and overnight becomes what he has been admiring for a long time: his own idol. Under the pressure of a music industry that sees the opportunity not to lose everything achieved with the star, Lázaro turns all aspects of his life into a show. Even if it means giving up a real life.
Inspired by Paula Danziger’s best-sellers, ‘Ambar dorado’ focuses on the story of a girl who chooses art and music as a refuge and a means to express what she feels after her parents’ divorce and the move of her best friend. friend to another city.
Bonnie Hunt directs and scripts this family series.
The life of the charismatic Eva Perón has been narrated many times but rarely had what happened after her death been told.
The Disney Plus miniseries adapts the novel by the journalist Tomás Eloy Martínez in which he narrates the vicissitudes that Eva Perón’s body went through, turned into a political bulwark after being embalmed and kidnapped.
‘By the mandate of heaven’
The true crime also has its place among the news this week. ‘By Heaven’s Command’ is a series about two brothers who believe they have been chosen by God to kill an innocent woman and her young daughter.
The production tells of the actual 1984 murder of Brenda Wright and her young daughter in a quaint Mormon suburb of Salt Lake City. It has been adapted by Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black, who also wrote, executive produced and directed it, and is based on Jon Krakauer’s bestseller.
‘Harley Quinn’, third season
The DC Nuniverse closes this list with the third season of ‘Harley Quinn’ that comes to HBO Max. Based on the popular character, Harley Quinn (played by actress Kaley Cuocu) tries to make it on her own as Gotham City’s criminal Queenpin after breaking up with Joker.
It is an animated action comedy series for adults with half-hour episodes.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.