Falcon and Winter Soldier Series Coming to Disney Streaming, First Look at Henry Cavill as Geralt in The Witcher, and More!

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According to Variety, writer Malcolm Spellman has been hired to write a Marvel television series about Falcon and the Winter Soldier for Disney’s streaming service. Spellman’s previous writing credits include the hit Fox series Empire, and the film Our Family Wedding. There is no further news about the Marvel streaming series at this time.


According to The Wrap, producer Adi Shankar is in talks to develop a television series based on The Legend of Zelda video game franchise. Shankar has previously served as executive producer on the Castlevania television series. There is no further news on the Legend of Zelda television series at this time.


Netflix has released the first official look at Henry Cavill as Geralt in The Witcher. The streaming service shared a brief video teaser of Cavill’s official makeup test for the magical monster hunter. Writer Lauren S. Hissrich is adapting the fantasy novel series for Netflix, and The Witcher will premiere sometime in 2019.


The FX Network has released the first official teasers for its upcoming What We Do in the Shadows television series. The three videos show brief clips of from the show, introducing some of the daily struggles of vampire roommates living in New York City. What We Do in the Shadows is scheduled to premiere on FX in 2019.

See one of the teasers below!


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