YouTube Originals has acquired “Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers”, which will be released on the streamer later this year.
The documentary takes a deep dive into creativity and freedom (between 1 and 1 1995) for the legendary, titular rock star, and focuses on creating his “Wildflowers” album. The project includes archive footage of Petty and his band never seen before in the recording studio and on tour, behind-the-scenes moments of Petty with his family, and interviews with the album’s co-producers Rick Rubin and Heartbreaker. With Mike Campbell, the original heartbreaker Benmont Tench.
“Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers” is produced by Peter Afterman and directed by Mary Wharton, executive producers Dan Brown, Wharton and Adria Petty. It is presented by Audible Films, Warner Music Entertainment and Warner Records.
Doc debuted at SXSW in March and won the Festival Audience Award. It will receive a special drama release on Petty’s birthday on October 20 for a one-night worldwide celebration through Trafalgar Releasing. Encore will also be screened the next day in selected movies.
Watch a teaser below.
Also in today’s TV news roundup:
Hulu announced that the third title of Seth McFarlane’s “The Orville” “New Horizons” would premiere on March 10, 2022. Navigating both the mysteries of the universe and their own relationships. “The Orville: New Horizons” was produced and written by McFarlane, who has co-produced executive productions with Brannon Braga, David A. Goodman, John Cassar, Jason Clark and Howard Griffith. The series stars McFarlane, Adrian Paliki, Penny Johnson Gerald, Scott Grimes, Peter McCann, J. Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman, Jessica Soher and Ann Winters. It comes from the 20th Television and Fuzzy Door.
Apple TV Plus has released a trailer for its upcoming comedy “Acapulco” which will debut on October 8th. 1 in the 20s – and when he reflects on the experiences he describes for his nephew at the present time. The current Maximo is played by Eugenio Derbez. “Acapulco”, which features conversations in both English and Spanish, stars Fernando Carza, Damien Alcazar, Camilla Perez, Cord Overstreet, Vanessa Bouche, Regina Reinoso, Rafael Alejandro, Jessica Collins, Rafael Cornejo, Rafael Sebrano. It is produced by Austin Winsberg and Chris Harris of Shorona, Eduardo Cisnaros and Jason Schumann, all working as directors as well as executive producers Richard Shepard (for the pilot) and Jay Carras, DeBarz, Ben Odell and Eric and Kim Tanenbaum. Jason Wang co-produced and Sonia Gambaro co-produced. The show comes from Lionsgate Television, 3 Pass Studio and The Tannenbaum Company. Watch the trailer below.
Apple TV Plus has also released a trailer for “Get Rolling with Otis”, which will premiere in October. . It is based on a book series of the same title by Lauren Long and selected books produced by Vince Comiso, Wendy Harris, authors Lauren Long, Darag O’Connell, Angela C. Santomero, and Jane Sturtz. The show is hosted by 9 Story Media Group and Brown Bag Films. Watch the trailer below.
In addition, Apple TV Plus has released a trailer for “Poppy Place”, which launches on October 15th. Based on Ellen Miles’ book series “Poppy Place”, follows siblings Charles and Lizzie Peterson (Riley Luke and Brooklyn McKinsey, respectively) and the puppies they raise, each episode focusing on a different dog for an everlasting home. . The show is produced by executives Eolo Luches, Caitlin Friedman and Jeff Kaminski and Andrew Green of Scholastic Entertainment. Watch the trailer below.
Amazon Prime Video has released a trailer for its upcoming adaptation “I Know What You Did Last Summer”, which premieres October 15th. The series begins with Lewis Duncan’s 1973 novel of the same title, The Night of Graduation through a Car Accident, which unites teenagers through a dark mystery. A year later, their mystery may come out, as they give themselves stalks (and are slowly killed). The series stars Madison Isman, Bill Heck, Brian Tzu, Ezekiel Goodman, Ashley Moore, Sebastian Amorusso, Fiona Ren, Casey Beck and Brooke Bloom. Sarah Goodman works as a writer and executive producer; Neil H. Mortise, Pavun Sethi, Eric Fagg, Peter Guber, James One, Michael Clear, Rob Hackett, Craig William McNeil and Shee Hatten are also executive producers. The show is produced by Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television. Watch the trailer below.
Disney Plus has released a trailer for “Mapets Haunted Mansion”, the first of Halloween specials from Mapets, which airs in October, following Gonzo when he agrees to spend the night in the scariest place in the world: the title Haunted Mansion. Featuring Will Arnett, Yvette Nicole Brown, Darren Chris and Taraji P. Henson Chrissy Metz, Alfonso Ribeiro, Edward Asner, Jenny Mai, Danny Trejo, Shashir’s son-in-law, Craig Robinson, Sky Jackson, Pat Sajak, Geoff Kegley, Justina Machado, John Stamos and Kim Irwin. “Mapets Haunted Mansion” will feature three new original songs – “Rest in Peace,” “Life in the Hereafter” and “Tie the Knot Tango” – plus a cover of “Dancing in the Moonlight”, which will also be released in an EP in October. Watch the trailer.
Netflix has released several pictures from the second season of “Emily in Paris”, which is set to debut on the streamer later this year. The pictures, which you can see below, range from the second to the end of Season 2 episodes. In the new season, Emily (Lily Collins) is getting better at navigating Paris as a city but is still struggling with the uniqueness of French life. He is determined to concentrate on his work, but it is becoming more complicated every day, and he begins a complex personal life after meeting a fellow expatriate in a French class. The second season of 10 episodes comes from executive producers Darren Starr, Tony Hernandez, Lily Burns and Andrew Fleming.
Michael Strahan, Justin Willman and The Killers will appear on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon,” while the Ringo Star, Simon Byles and the Duby Brothers will appear on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Ike Barinholtz and Jenny Slate will be in “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” will feature Anderson Cooper and John Meyer and Ben Platt will appear in “The Late Show with James Corden”.