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What’s New: Ultraman: Rising, Horizon: An American Saga, Dìdi, Dune: Prophecy

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 Ultraman: Rising, Horizon: An American Saga, Dìdi, and Dune: Prophecy.

  1. Ultraman: Rising

Release Date: On Netflix on June 14, 2024

Synopsis: With Tokyo under siege from rising monster attacks, baseball star Ken Sato returns home to take on the mantle of Ultraman. But the titanic superhero meets his match when he reluctantly adopts a 35-foot-tall, fire-breathing baby kaiju. Sato must rise above his ego to balance work and parenthood while protecting the baby from forces bent on exploiting her for their own dark plans. In partnership with Netflix, Tsuburaya Productions, and Industrial Light & Magic, Ultraman: Rising is written by Shannon Tindle and Marc Haimes, directed by Shannon Tindle, and co-directed by John Aoshima.

  1. Horizon: An American Saga

Release Date: In theaters on June 28, 2024

Synopsis: In the great tradition of Warner Bros. Pictures’ iconic Westerns, Horizon: An American Saga explores the lure of the Old West and how it was won—and lost—through the blood, sweat and tears of many.  Spanning the four years of the Civil War, from 1861 to 1865, Kevin Costner’s ambitious cinematic adventure will take audiences on an emotional journey across a country at war with itself, experienced through the lens of families, friends and foes all attempting to discover what it truly means to be the United States of America.

  1. Dìdi

Release Date: In theaters on July 26, 2024

Synopsis: In 2008, during the last month of summer before high school begins, an impressionable 13-year-old Taiwanese American boy learns what his family can’t teach him: how to skate, how to flirt, and how to love your mom.

  1. Dune: Prophecy

Release Date: On Max this fall

Synopsis: Set 10,000 years before the birth of Paul Atreides, Dune: Prophecy traces the origins of the fabled sect that will become known as the Bene Gesserit.

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