TV News: Corman, Conan, Girls, Bridgerton, Tuca

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Mr. Corman
Apple TV+ and A24 have released the first photo from the ten-episode comedy series “Mr. Corman” which Joseph Gordon-Levitt created, directs and stars in. Debra Winger, Bobby Hall, Juno Temple, Jamie Chung, and Shannon Woodward co-star in the series premiering August 6th.

Gordon-Levitt plays a fifth-grade public school teacher whose dreams of a career in music didn’t work out. He now struggles with problems of many thirtysomethings: anxiety, loneliness, the pervasive feelings of missed opportunities, and getting older. [Source: Apple Studios]

Conan O’Brien has set a June 24th date for the final episode of his long-running late-night TBS series “Conan”. This will mark the end of the show’s eleven-year run and O’Brien’s last talk show for now after nearly 30 years. He will shift to developing a new show for HBO Max. [Source: Variety]

Girls with Bright Futures
The Discovery+ service is developing a limited series adaptation of Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman’s novel “Girls with Bright Futures”. John Goldwyn and Karen Rosenfelt produce.

The story is a dark, suspenseful journey into the cutthroat world of college admissions in Seattle where three mothers discover the competition is more cutthroat than they could have imagined. [Source: Deadline]

The second season of popular Netflix period drama series “Bridgerton” has officially started filming. Jonathan Bailey, who is reprising his role as Anthony Bridgerton, has been spotted with new co-star Simone Ashley as his love interest Kate Sharma

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