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What’s New: The Boy and the Heron, May December, Quantum Leap, Magnum P.I.

by Neil Bui

Pop culture is a never-ending world of updates, teases, trailers, and hopefully releases. What’s New Wednesday is Dorkaholics’ way to keep us all up to date with what’s new across comics, tv, film, games, and more! This week, the focus is on The Boy and the Heron, May December, Quantum Leap, and Magnum P.I.

  1. The Boy and the Heron: First English Teaser

Distributor GKIDS has debuted the first English language teaser for the legendary Studio Ghibli’s The Boy and the Heron, the latest film by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. The film will premiere internationally at the Opening Night Gala of the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday, September 7 with the theatrical release later this fall.

  1. May December: Social Teaser

Synopsis: Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple (Julianne Moore, Charles Melton) buckles under the pressure when an actress (Natalie Portman) arrives to do research for a film about their past.

May December explores one of the great talents of the human species: our colossal refusal to look at ourselves.” – Todd Haynes, Director

Release Date:

  • Opens New York Film Festival on September 29, 2023
  • In Select Theaters November 17, 2023
  • On Netflix December 1, 2023 (US & Canada)
  1. Quantum Leap: Season 2 First Look Images

The first look images for Quantum Leap Season 2 reveal new series regulars, Eliza Taylor and Peter Gadiot. Catch the premiere of Season 2 on October 4 at 8pm on NBC.

Taylor will play “Hannah Carson,” a complex young woman who may be more than she appears and is introduced in the third episode of the new season.

Gadiot will play “Tom Westfall,” a US Army Officer, former special forces, and now high up in Army Intelligence. He is described as thoughtful, centered, a spiritual kind of warrior who both men and women admire, but whose humility keeps him from ever being arrogant.  Westfall will take on a crucial role overseeing the Quantum Leap project.

  1. Magnum P.I.: Mid-Season 5 Teaser

The second half of Magnum P.I. Season 5 returns on Wednesday, October 4 at 9pm on NBC and streams the next day on Peacock.

Synopsis: Magnum P.I. is a modern take on the classic series centering on Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. A charming rogue, an American hero and a die-hard Detroit Tigers fan, Magnum lives in a guest cottage on Robin’s Nest, the luxurious estate where he works as a security consultant to supplement his P.I. business. With keys to a vintage Ferrari in one hand, aviator sunglasses in the other, and an Old Düsseldorf longneck chilling in the fridge, Thomas Magnum is back on the case!

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