Poppy (voice of Anna Kendrick), the relentlessly sunny and optimistic leader of the trolls, and Branch (voice of Justin Timberlake), a grumpy troll survivalist, embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known in this 2016 computer-animated blockbuster from Dreamworks. The film earned an Oscar nomination for the song “Can’t Stop the Feeling!,” which Timberlake co-wrote. The voice cast also stars Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Platz, Christine Baranski and Russell Brand.
Young “Henry Danger” fans have barely started mourning the cancellation of that series, which ended its run earlier this week, when Cooper Barnes and Michael D. Cohan return in their respective fan-favorite roles as Captain Man and tech genius Schwoz in this new spinoff, which has been given an initial 13-episode order. Havan Flores, Terrence Little Gardenhigh, Dana Heath and Luca Luhan also appear.
Moving far away from her Emmy-winning work as Queen Elizabeth II in “The Crown,” Claire Foy takes over the role of vigilante hacker Lisbeth Salander in Fede Alvarez’s 2018 adaptation of David Lagercrantz’s novel of the same title, using characters created by Stieg Larsson. The story finds Lisbeth embarking on a dangerous crusade to rescue and avenge battered women. Foy earned positive reviews for her portrayal of a character that had earned Rooney Mara an Oscar nomination in the 2011 hit “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.”
Wounded to see an ex-boyfriend with a new flame, writer and aspiring novelist Vanessa Sills (Bethany Joy Lenz) seeks comfort in a charming B&B in rural Washington, where she bumps into celebrated but reclusive book scribe Martin Clayborne (Brett Dalton, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), who lives in the community. Though star-struck, Vanessa becomes obsessed with getting an exclusive interview with this literary star. He grants her request, and romantic sparks begin to fly. Aleque Reid co-stars in this 2020 drama.