Southern Fried Asian: Suzanne Park

Southern Fried Asian returns to feature stand-up-comic-turned-young-adult-romance-author, Suzanne Park! She and Keith discuss growing up in the suburbs of Nashville, stumbling into stand-up comedy, writing her newest book, The Christmas Clash — about warring food court restaurants, her mother’s Korean American fried chicken, and more.

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Watch Sophie Slay in this ‘School for Good and Evil’ Clip

We are getting ever (never?) so close to the premiere of Netflix’s School for Good and Evil. Now, thanks to TUDUM, we get our first look at a scene from the movie! In this official clip, we see Sophie make her grand entrance. And no one makes an entrance like Sophia Anne Caruso!

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‘The School for Good and Evil’ Official Trailer is Here

Yesterday, we shared a gallery of fresh images from Netflix’s forthcoming adaptation of Soman Chainani’s bestselling School for Good and Evil. Now, we get the first full trailer for the movie coming out just in time for Halloween.

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Check out These First Look Images from ‘The School for Good and Evil’

In just over a month, Evers and Nevers alike will finally get to see Soman Chainani’s The School for Good and Evil come to life in live action! To whet your appetite for the film’s debut, Netflix has released a slew of images from the movie! But if you want to go in completely blind, the pics might spoil some of the story elements. Be warned!

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Author Ayana Gray Discusses Her New Novel, ‘Beasts of Ruin’ and More

Ayana Gray is a New York Times bestselling young adult fantasy author. Her debut novel, Beasts of Prey is being adapted for film by Netflix. The follow-up, Beasts of Ruin, was just released on July 26!

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Sean Kaufman Discusses Prime Video’s ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’

Sean Kaufman plays Steven in The Summer I Turned Pretty. The show is based on the book series by Jenny Han and has already been renewed for a second season, which is currently filming. All episodes of season one are now streaming on Prime Video.

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Netflix has Released ‘The School for Good and Evil’ Trailer

Evers and Nevers, rejoice! To close out Day 2 of Netflix Geeked Week, the cast and creatives behind the highly anticipated adaptation of Soman Chainani’s bestselling young adult book series gathered for a special panel and unveiled the teaser trailer!

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Oh My Demigod: Disney+ Reveals ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ Trio

Disney has just officially announced Aryan Simhadri (Disney’s Spin) and Leah Sava Jeffries (Empire) will play Grover and Annabeth, respectively, in the upcoming Disney+ original series Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Simhadri and Jeffries will star alongside Adam Project star Walker Scobell who was recently cast as Percy in this epic adventure.

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The Best Magic Trick of ‘Mister Miracle: The Great Escape’ is its Heart

Mister Miracle: The Great Escape is a bit of enigma. Like the titular character himself, the book is an incredible romp of humor and excitement with a genuine heart at the center.

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Netflix’s ‘Shadow And Bone’ Adds New Cast Members to Season 2

Production has finally begun for the second season of the hit Netflix critically-acclaimed fantasy series Shadow and Bone. Today, Netflix announced their newest cast members joining the second season as series regulars — Anna Leong Brophy, Patrick Gibson, Lewis Tan, and Jack Wolfe.

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Marianly Tejada and Cooper Van Grootel on ‘One of Us Is Lying’

Marianly Tejada and Cooper Van Grootel star in the Peacock Original, One of Us Is Lying. The new series will launch Thursday, October 7 on the streaming platform. The season will be a total of eight episodes and be released over the course of three weeks, with new episodes dropping in batches on Thursdays.

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Take a Look at the Official Poster for Netflix’s ‘The Kissing Booth 3’

Netflix has just shared the poster for The Kissing Booth 3, which stars Joey King, Jacob Elordi, and Joel Courtney. It reads, “The end of an era. The beginning of everything else.” Are you ready to see how the beloved Netflix trilogy ends? Mark your calendars for August 11.

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‘Adora and the Distance’ is an Inspiration

The classic “Hero’s Journey” is probably one of the most common and cliche methods of storytelling in media. It’s everywhere, and pretty hard to avoid, as the foreword for Adora and the Distance demonstrates. From Star Wars to Back to the Future, the majority of tales out there feature the classic story of a (usually white male) protagonist going on an impossible journey in order to stop the forces of evil from ruining his life as he knows it. 

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Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’ Renewed for a Second Season

Netflix has finally announced the renewal of its second season of the hit series Shadow and Bone. The cast surprised fans with their own announcement of the renewal. Based on Leigh Bardugo’s worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels, Shadow and Bone had more than 55 million member households watching the fantasy series in its first 28 Days. The series made the Top 10 list in 93 countries around the world and hit #1 in 79 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Germany, Russia, Spain, South Africa, and the U.S.

Showrunner, writer, and executive producer Eric Heisserer said in a press statement, “I’m honored and thrilled to return to the Grishaverse and continue the stories of these endearing characters, particularly Milo.”

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Marc Bernardin and Ariela Kristantina Present ‘Adora and The Distance’

Just in time for Father’s Day is award-winning writer and FatMan Beyond co-host Marc Bernardin’s first ever YA graphic novel Adora and The Distance. The novel is inspired by Bernardin’s daughter who was diagnosed with autism as a toddler and tells a deeply beautiful and personal tale of adventure, courage, and mystery. The novel follows the goings-on of young Adora as her fantastical world of pirates, giants, and ghosts comes under threat by a mysterious force called “The Distance.”

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‘Love, Victor’ Returns Just In Time For Pride Month

Love, Victor season 2 returns just in time for Pride Month!

We last left season one with Victor (Michael Cimino) coming out in front of his entire family. We didn’t get to see his parents’ reaction, but now, we open season two with the aftermath of coming out. The popular teen dramedy returns with newly out of the closet Victor entering his junior year at Creekwood High.

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‘The Kissing Booth 3’ Officially Has a Release Date

Start counting down the days because The Kissing Booth 3 is coming to Netflix on August 11! The romantic comedy follows the first two The Kissing Booth films and stars Joey King, Jacob Elordi, Joel Courtney, and Meganne Young.

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Get Ready Upper East Siders, ‘Gossip Girl’ is Officially Coming to HBO Max This July

Ever since the official reboot was announced last year, fans have been dying to know when the new series was going to drop so we could fall in love with the show all over again in a new way. Now, the wait is finally over, the official Gossip Girl social media accounts shared that everyone should mark their calendars for this July, and you better believe we dropped everything to do so.

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Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’ Satisfies in Every Way

Television adaptations of fantasy books tend to have a bad reputation. Many fans of such novels are so protective of their favorite characters and storylines that there is added pressure for studios to get the story right. So when Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling novel Shadow and Bone was first announced to be made into a television series for Netflix, all eyes were on showrunner and executive producer Eric Heisserer to bring this world to life in a way that would do it justice. Heisserer took on the difficult task to not only adapt Shadow and Bone into eight episodes, but to also include the characters from Bardugo’s Six of Crows duology, which is set at a different point in time in the novels. With Bardugo consulting on the script and phenomenal casting, Shadow and Bone is absolutely remarkable.

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Hard NOC Life 212: Mandy Gonzalez is ‘Fearless’

In the first of two episodes of Hard NOC Life releasing this week, Keith sits down with Broadway superstar and now, children’s book author, Mandy Gonzalez to talk about her new middle grade novel, Fearless. They also talk about her career — from originating the role of Nina for In the Heights to replacing Renee Elise Goldsberry as Angelica in Hamilton — and why being fearless has helped her cope while Broadway is shut down.

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Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’ Cast and Creatives Giving the Fans What They Want

The anticipated Netflix fantasy series Shadow and Bone, based on the bestselling books by Leigh Bardugo, is set to release next week! With the trailers and images slowly being released by Netflix, fans get a closer look at what to expect from their favorite stories and characters. With both the Shadow and Bone trilogy and the Six of Crows duology being blended together, fans are wondering just how this might work.

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‘Shadow and Bone’ Official Trailer Expands the Grishaverse and Crow Storylines

Adapted from the successful award-winning fantasy novels by Leigh Bardugo, fans have been wondering just how Netflix was going to mesh the Grishaverse trilogy with the Six of Crows duology for Shadow and Bone. With the release of the official trailer, we get a glimpse of how the beloved Crows play into Alina Starkov’s story.

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