Hello, and welcome to a different version of The Monitor, WIRED’s leisure information roundup. What’s taking place on this planet of tradition proper now? Well, for one, Amazon’s Upload is getting a second season. Also, Banksy’s again, and M. Night Shyamalan is spinning up some new mysteries. Let’s get began.
Amazon’s Upload Will Get a Second Season
Late final week Amazon introduced that it’s renewing sci-fi comedy Upload for a second season. No phrase on precisely when will probably be launched—or filmed for that matter—however sequence creator Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation) is happy regardless. “I am thrilled to continue a great relationship with Amazon Studios and this wonderful cast and find out what happens next to Nora and Nathan and Ingrid and their 2033 world,” he mentioned in a assertion. “With this news I can stop drawing my Season 2 flip book.”
M. Night Shyamalan Is Working on a New Secret Movie
Per a new report in Variety, M. Night Shyamalan has wrapped up the casting on his subsequent huge film. Shyamalan is reportedly set to supply, write, and direct the movie, which—in true Shyamalan style—is being saved below wraps. Sharp Objects’ Eliza Scanlen and Hereditary’s Alex Wolff are each in negotiations to star within the film, which shall be launched by Universal Pictures. The film hasn’t been given a agency launch date but because of the coronavirus, however the hope is to begin filming by the tip of the 12 months.
New Banksy Piece Dedicated to Health Care Workers
Folks nonetheless could not know who Banksy is, however now a few extra of them know that he cares. Southampton General Hospital in southern England unveiled a new piece of the artist’s work—titled Game Changer—final week devoted to the well being care employees who’ve been dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic within the UK. The image reveals a younger boy taking part in with a nurse motion determine whereas Batman and Spider-Man motion figures sit discarded. A word from the artist says, “Thanks for all you’re doing. I hope this brightens the place up a bit, even if [it’s] only black-and-white.” The piece is ready to be auctioned off sooner or later to boost cash for charity.
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