Jennifer Aniston Previews Season 2 of ‘The Morning Show’

Jennifer Aniston stars as Alex Levy in the acclaimed and award-winning Apple Original drama The Morning Show. The actress serves as an executive producer for the series as well. The second season will be a total of ten episodes and debut Friday, September 17 on Apple TV+ with the first episode. New episodes will then be released weekly, every Friday.

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Reese Witherspoon Talks All Things ‘The Morning Show’

Reese Witherspoon stars as Bradley Jackson in the acclaimed and award-winning Apple Original drama The Morning Show. The actress also serves as an executive producer for the series. The second season will be a total of ten episodes and debut Friday, September 17 on Apple TV+ with the first episode. New episodes will then be released weekly, every Friday.

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NOC Interview: Aaron Dominguez on Hulu’s ‘Only Murders in the Building’

Aaron Dominguez portrays Oscar in Hulu’s new series, Only Murders in the Building. The first three episodes premiered on August 31. New episodes of the comedic murder-mystery continue to be released Tuesdays on the streaming platform. The show has also been renewed for a second season!

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DevTalks: Jason Parks of ‘Rhythm of the Universe: Ionia’ on Breathtaking New VR Experience

Jason Parks, CEO at ROTU Entertainment, wants his new game Rhythm of the Universe: Ionia to resonate on a level that most VR experiences have not. The game, coming September 23 to PS4, PS5, and PC, is an adventure series about preserving the environment that incorporates music from ROTU Entertainment. Parks is a musician first and a multitalented game designer second, but his passion for this project to reach a new audience is palpable.

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NOC Interview: Ben Hardy and Natasha Liu Bordizzo Discuss Their New Film, ‘The Voyeurs’

Ben Hardy and Natasha Liu Bordizzo star in the new Amazon Original movie, The Voyeurs. The erotic thriller began streaming September 10 on Prime Video. Audiences will be left with the intriguing question, “Is it okay to watch?”

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NOC Review: ‘Malignant’ is a Bloody Bonkers B-Movie Blast

Recently during a roundtable discussion with director James Wan, Wan went on the record to say he thought Malignant would be polarizing. And if you were to take into account the films Wan has done post-Insidious, as well as the marketing campaigns that have been released for the film, it’s clear to see why he’d think that. Based on trailers and the past 10 years of Wan’s filmography, you’d think you were walking into a creepy jump-scare fueled haunted house film. But that’s not the film Wan wanted to create, nor is it the one he created.

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NOC Interview: Tye Sheridan on His New Film, ‘The Card Counter’

Tye Sheridan portrays Cirk in Focus Features’ The Card Counter. The film is a new dark thriller that comes from Paul Schrader and deals with both the idea of redemption and revenge. The Card Counter will be released in theaters on September 10.

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A Conversation with the ‘Malignant’ Mr. Wan

This Friday marks the release of the next highly anticipated horror classic from director James Wan — the man who brought you Saw, Insidious, and The Conjuring! The movie not only represents a return to horror for Wan, who has been crushing the action game with Aquaman and Furious 7, but also a return to smaller, original titles as well. To commemorate this, Wan was able to meet with members of the press, including The Nerds of Color, to discuss his triumphant return to horror as well as his general love for the genre, and the chilling inspirations behind Malignant!

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NOC Interview: Tiffany Haddish Discusses Her New Film, ‘The Card Counter’

Tiffany Haddish stars as La Linda in Focus Features’ The Card Counter. The film is a new dark thriller that comes from Paul Schrader and deals with both the idea of redemption and revenge. The Card Counter hits theaters on September 10.

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NOC Interview: Asha Bromfield Discusses the Return of The Pussycats on ‘Riverdale’

Asha Bromfield returns as Melody Valentine in this week’s new Riverdale episode 5×15, “Chapter Ninety-One: The Return of the Pussycats.” The show is based on the characters from the Archie Comics and already on its fifth season. New episodes will continue airing on Wednesdays at 8PM ET and are available to stream next day on The CW.

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NOC Interview: Sydney Sweeney and Justice Smith Talk All Things ‘The Voyeurs’

Sydney Sweeney and Justice Smith star as Pippa and Thomas in the Amazon Original movie, The Voyeurs. The new erotic thriller will be released September 10 on Prime Video. Audiences will be left with the question, “Is it okay to watch?”

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A Beautiful Presidential Conversation w/ Whitney Skauge and Terence Smith

In The Beauty President, Terence Smith retells his ’92 presidential campaign as his drag queen persona Ms. Joan Black in a conversational documentary short film by Whitney Skauge. Smith didn’t realize at the time it would be such a historic moment in political art, and this film captures his surprise and delight at being a part of history. 

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NOC Interview: Ashleigh Murray Previews Josie and The Pussycats’ Big ‘Riverdale’ Episode

Ashleigh Murray is making her comeback as Josie McCoy in this week’s new Riverdale episode, “Chapter Ninety-One: The Return of the Pussycats.” The show is based on the characters from the Archie Comics and already on its fifth season. New episodes will continue airing on Wednesdays at 8PM ET and are available to stream next day on The CW. Murray also starred as Josie in Katy Keene.

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NOC Interview: Quintin Smith of People Make Games on “Roblox Exploitation”

Like many games finding a surge in popularity at the height of the pandemic, Roblox has amassed a following that could rival the likes of Fortnite with its appeal to younger audiences. However, after weeks of careful research, Quintin Smith, journalist and presenter at People Make Games, discovered that Roblox frequently, and unflinchingly, exploits young video game developers on its platform.

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NOC Interview: Hayley Law on Bringing The Pussycats Back to ‘Riverdale’

Hayley Law is back as Valerie Brown on this week’s new Riverdale episode 5×15, “Chapter Ninety-One: The Return of the Pussycats.” The show is based on the characters from the Archie Comics and already on its fifth season. New episodes will continue airing on Wednesdays at 8PM ET and are available to stream next day on The CW.

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NOC Interview: Heather Hemmens on Directing an Episode of ‘Roswell, New Mexico’

Heather Hemmens stars as Maria DeLuca on the hit series Roswell, New Mexico. For this week’s new episode, “Goodnight Elizabeth,” the actress will also serve as director. The show first premiered back in 2019 and is now in its third season. New episodes of season three air Mondays at 8:00PM on The CW. Roswell, New Mexico was already renewed for a fourth season as well.

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Is ‘Dune’ Truly a White-Savior Story?

Not according to Denis Villeneuve.

Recently, members of the press, including The Nerds of Color, were given the privilege of speaking directly with the visionary director behind Dune. During the conversation, Villeneuve was asked about Dune being an example of the White Savior trope, among many other questions, and he wanted to make it specifically clear that while many have taken the surface-level concept of the story and expressed condemnations for it based on that, interpreting the story as such would actually be missing the true point of it.

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NOC Interview: Midori Francis Talks Netflix’s ‘Afterlife of the Party’

Midori Francis stars as Lisa in Netflix’s Afterlife of the Party. The new film is about second chances and the value of relationships with our loved ones. Afterlife of the Party premiered September 2 on Netflix and is now streaming.

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‘Shang-Chi’ Screenwriter Dave Callaham on Keeping it Authentically Asian American

Marvel’s Shang-Chi premieres this week. As the first Asian-led Marvel film, there’s a lot of pressure to get this character and story right, given the comic book’s problematic history being rooted in stereotypical Asian tropes. Director Destin Daniel Cretton and screenwriter Dave Callaham did a lot of research on Shang-Chi’s comic book origins and knew what they wanted to do with him. 

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NOC Interview: Idina Menzel Discusses Her New Film, ‘Cinderella’

The talented Idina Menzel plays the role of Vivian in the Amazon Original movie Cinderella. The new film is a musically-driven bold version of the traditional story you grew up with, following an ambitious young woman whose dreams are bigger than the world will allow. Cinderella is coming to Prime Video on September 3.

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NOC Interview: KJ Apa on All Things ‘Riverdale’

KJ Apa brings the beloved character of Archie Andrews to life on The CW’s hit series Riverdale. The show is based on the characters from the Archie Comics. New episodes will continue airing on Wednesdays at 8PM ET and are available to stream next day on The CW. Riverdale has already been renewed for a sixth season as well.

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Tyler Blackburn on All Things ‘Roswell, New Mexico’

Tyler Blackburn portrays Alex Manes in The CW’s hit series Roswell, New Mexico. The show first premiered back in 2019 and is now in its third season. New episodes of season three air Mondays at 8:00PM. Roswell, New Mexico was already renewed for a fourth season as well!

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NOC Interview: Drew Ray Tanner Discusses The CW’s ‘Riverdale’

Drew Ray Tanner plays Fangs Fogarty in The CW’s hit series, Riverdale. The series is based on the characters from Archie Comics. New episodes of the fifth season will continue airing on Wednesdays at 8PM ET on The CW. Riverdale has already been renewed for a sixth season as well.

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