Love, Victor Review: Hulu’s Feel-Good Sequel Series Plays It a Little Too Safe

RELATED STORIES It’s been just over two years since the theatrical release of Love, Simon, the 2018 rom-com that broke new ground as the first major studio film to center on a gay teen romance. The movie is a charming and inoffensive coming-of-age flick — and your opinion of the film will likely dictate how […]

Hulu’s expanded Funimation deal gives it first dibs on anime shows

Hulu likes to see itself as a go-to source for anime in the US (with certain exceptions), and it just cemented a deal reflecting that. The streaming service has struck an expanded “multi-year” deal with Funimation that gives it more access to desirable shows. It’ll have “first look” at US streaming rights to anime series […]

Cult classic TV show Veronica Mars is Hulu’s latest resurrection

Enlarge / Veronica Mars, circa season three. (credit: Rob Thomas) Hulu, Amazon, and Netflix seem to have all settled on one recipe for success: rebooting cult classic TV series that didn’t quite hit it big in their original broadcast runs. Netflix grabbed Arrested Development (for better or worse), Amazon picked up The Expanse. Now Variety reports that […]

Hulu’s live TV service surpasses 800,000 subscribers

During an interview with CNBC today, Hulu CEO Randy Freer said that the company’s live TV service had surpassed 800,000 subscribers, with April being the best month yet for gaining new customers. The live service launched just over a year ago and in January, sources familiar with the company’s numbers told CNBC that the live […]

Hulu’s ‘Catch-22’ Cast Adds Kyle Chandler; George Clooney Switches Roles

Stop the presses, there’s been a Catch-22 casting shakeup! But as far as shakeups go, this one is fairly pleasant. Kyle Chandler has joined the cast of the Hulu adaptation, taking over a role previously inhabited by producer George Clooney. Clooney, meanwhile, has decided to take on a different part entirely. Hulu and George Clooney’s adaptation […]

Hulu’s ‘Catch-22’ Series Recruits Hugh Laurie

The cast of Hulu’s Catch-22 is taking shape. House star Hugh Laurie is the latest addition to the TV adaptation of Joseph Heller‘s acclaimed novel, joining a cast that includes George Clooney and Christopher Abbott. More on the Catch-22 cast below. It’s the Tomorrowland reunion we’ve all been waiting for! Hugh Laurie has climbed aboard the Catch-22 cast, which will reunite […]

Hulu’s Cloud DVR adds more control over what episodes to record

Along with 60fps support and some new options for Olympic viewing, Hulu is also improving its cloud DVR. Mimicking other DVR platforms, now Hulu TV subscribers will have more choices of what to record when they add a show to “My Stuff” for automatic recording. Instead of simply recording new episodes, viewers can tell it […]

Hulu’s latest exclusive is an indie-horror anthology series

Recently, Hulu’s efforts to bolster its stable of exclusive programming (original and otherwise) has been in high gear. That trend continues with an as-of-now untitled horror anthology series from the macabre-centric Blumhouse Productions according to Variety. Rather than release an episode a week or all at once, they’ll be released once a month for 12 […]

‘The Looming Tower’ First Look: Hulu’s New Counterterrorism Miniseries

The events leading up to 9/11 will soon be dramatized in Hulu’s new miniseries The Looming Tower. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning non-fiction book by Lawrence Wright, the series will follow the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the 1990s, and how a rivalry between the FBI and CIA may have inadvertently contributed to […]