TV News: Flag, Voice, Olga, Last, Lucifer

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Our Flag Means Death
Leslie Jones and Nat Faxon have joined HBO Max’s pirate comedy “Our Flag Means Death” from showrunner David Jenkins. No premiere date has yet been set.

Taika Waititi stars as a pampered aristocrat who abandoned his life of privilege to become a pirate. Ewen Bremmer, David Fane, Nathan Foad, Joel Fry, Samson Kayo, Guz Khan, Rory Kinnear, Matt Maher, Kristian Nairn, Con O’Neill and Vico Ortiz co-star. [Source: THR]

Little Voice
Apple has opted not to renew the half-hour romantic dramedy “Little Voice” from J.J. Abrams and “Waitress” pair Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson.

A love letter to the diverse musicality of New York, the series explored the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s. The show featured original music by Bareilles. [Source: Deadline]

Olga Dies Dreaming
Ramon Rodriguez (“Transformers,” “The Affair”) will star opposite Aubrey Plaza in Hulu’s drama pilot “Olga Dies Dreaming” based on Xochitl Gonzalez’s upcoming novel. Gonzalez will write the script, and Alfonso Gomez-Rejon will direct.

The series centers on a Nuyorican

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