Raised by Wolves
Filming has officially begun on a second season of Ridley Scott and HBO Max’s trippy sci-fi series “Raised by Wolves”. The series follows two androids tasked with raising human children on an alien planet after the Earth is destroyed in a religious war.
Abubakar Salim, who plays robotic caretaker Father, posted a picture of himself back in costume and filming again following the show’s renewal late last year. [Source: Twitter]
Canadian sitcom “Kim’s Convenience,” which stars “Shang-Chi” star Simu Liu, is ending after five seasons. The series’ co-creators have moved on to other projects and so the producers came to the difficult conclusion they cannot deliver another season. [Source: Twitter]
Queen of the South
USA Network’s “Queen of the South” will end after its fifth season. Filming commenced on the fifth season last year but was shut down upon the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ten-episode final run will debut on April 7th.
Alice Braga stars in the series about a woman forced to run from a Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America. She eventually rises to power over her own drug-trafficking empire. [Source: Variety]
The WWE Network will be shutting down its domestic standalone streaming app starting April 4th. WWE Network content will be rolled into the Peacock streaming service from March 18th. The upcoming Fastlane PPV event will be available on both, but WrestleMania 37 will go only through Peacock. [Source: Deadline]
FX has handed out a pilot order for a series adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s influential 1979 sci-fi novel “Kindred” hailing from Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Courtney Lee-Mitchell, Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields and Darren Aronofsky.
The story follows a young black woman and aspiring writer who has uprooted her life of familial obligation and relocated to Los Angeles. Before she can get settled into her new life, she finds herself being violently pulled back and forth in time to a nineteenth-century plantation with which she and her family are most surprisingly and intimately linked. [Source: Deadline]