Despite a global pandemic, there was still a major influx of talent on screens in 2020.
The line between movies and television blurred in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic shut down big-screen multiplexes and made the small screen our only screen. But even as high-profile films turned our living rooms into movie theaters, viewers still binged big-time on episodic television shows.
No movie theaters, no problem. Here's the best streaming content — movies, series, documentaries and more — from the first half of the year that you can watch from the comfort of your couch.
Hulu has boarded BBC Three’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s “Conversations With Friends,” the streamer announced Thursday.Ordered to series earlier this year, “Conversations With Friends” will see Hulu and Rooney re-team with the creative team behind the series adaptation of her second novel, “Normal People.” Lenny Abrahamson will return as lead director, with Alice Birch on board as lead writer.Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, and Emma Norton of Element Pictures return as executive producers, alongside Rose Garnett and Tommy Bulfin of BBC Three.Also Read: 'Normal People' Producer Ed Guiney Says Film and TV Production Isn't Possible Without Quick COVID Testing“Sally Rooney perfectly and beautifully captures the complicated dynamics of relationships in her stories. After bringing that to life in Normal People to an overwhelmingly positive response, we are honored to do the same with Conversations With Friends,” said Beatrice Springborn, vice president of content at Hulu. “We are excited to continue our creative partnership with Sally, Element Pictures, Lenny and the BBC, which has been a dream collaboration.”“We loved working with Hulu on ‘Normal People’ — they are an inspiring and very talented team and all of us at Element are delighted to be partnering with them again, alongside our friends at the BBC, on the screen adaptation of Sally Rooney’s incredible first novel, Conversations With Friends,” added Guiney.Published in 2017, “Conversations With Friends” is described as “a sharply intelligent story set in Dublin about two college students Frances and Bobbi, and the strange, unexpected connection they forge with a married couple, Melissa and Nick.”Read original story Hulu Lands ‘Conversations With Friends’ Series Based on Book by ‘Normal People’ Author Sally Rooney At TheWrap
The producers of Hulu and BBC's “Normal People” have issued a takedown request to adult site Pornhub after a compilation of sex scenes from the 12-part series surfaced on the video-sharing platform. The 22-minute compilation was reportedly posted on Pornhub last week, but has since been removed. The full video is still available on other […]
Warning: The following contains spoilers for the finale of Normal People. If you haven't finished your binge, you may not want to begin reading just yet. As the finale of Hulu's Normal People got underway, we saw damaged souls Connell and Marianne as we so rarely had before: happy, together — even content. But, knowing […]
During the coronavirus pandemic, when most of us are staying at home, we’re going to spotlight products that you can enjoy from your couch, whether solo or in small groups, and leave out the rest. With that in mind, here are our picks for April 27 - May 3, including the best deals we could find for each.