Skip to Content

Mirko Parlevliet

Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

The Barbarian and the Troll Trailer Revealed by Nickelodeon

The quest is yet to come in Nickelodeon’s all-new live-action puppet comedy series The Barbarian and the Troll (previously “Brendar the Barbarian”), premiering Friday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The series follows Evan, a bridge troll in search of adventure, and Brendar, a fierce female warrior on a quest to defeat the evil demon …

Read More about The Barbarian and the Troll Trailer Revealed by Nickelodeon

Peacock March 2021 Movie and TV Titles Announced

Peacock has announced the movie and TV titles coming to the streaming service in March. The Peacock March 2021 lineup includes Mr. Mercedes Season 3, TrollsTopia Season 2, and John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise. The Peacock March 2021 schedule also includes such daily series as Brother From Another, Zerlinda. and The Medhi Hasan Show, …

Read More about Peacock March 2021 Movie and TV Titles Announced

Austin Butler and Callum Turner to Star in Masters of the Air

Apple Studios today revealed that Austin Butler (Untitled Elvis Presley Project, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The Iceman Cometh) and BAFTA Award-nominee Callum Turner (The Capture, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Emma. and upcoming Last Letter From Your Lover) will play lead roles in Masters of the Air. Masters of the Air is …

Read More about Austin Butler and Callum Turner to Star in Masters of the Air

Freeform Announces Single Drunk Female, 2021 Premiere Dates

At Freeform’s virtual TCA presentation, Walt Disney Television’s young adult network announced that Single Drunk Female, from Simone Finch and Jenni Konner, has been picked up to series. The network also announced the series premiere of new drama Cruel Summer and unveiled a first look at the Jessica Biel-produced thriller. Freeform also announced the premiere …

Read More about Freeform Announces Single Drunk Female, 2021 Premiere Dates

AMC March 2021 Programming Announced

AMC has announced the programming coming to its streaming services, including AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, Shudder and Sundance Now, in March, April and May. The AMC March 2021 lineup includes a wide variety of critically-acclaimed and commercial-free programming, including compelling new dramas, fan-favorite franchises, and film collections from across the company’s entertainment networks and targeted …

Read More about AMC March 2021 Programming Announced

Shadow and Bone Teaser: The New Netflix Adaptation

Netflix has released the official Shadow and Bone teaser trailer, which gives you a first look at the series launching on the streaming service April 23. You can watch the Shadow and Bone teaser using the player below! Based on Leigh Bardugo‘s worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels, Shadow and Bone finds us in a war-torn world where lowly soldier …

Read More about Shadow and Bone Teaser: The New Netflix Adaptation

Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Diamond and Shining Pearl Announced

Today, during a Pokémon Presents video presentation, Tsunekazu Ishihara — president and CEO of The Pokémon Company — announced the new Pokemon Brilliant Diamond, Pokemon Shining Pearl, and Pokemon Legends: Arceus – video games coming to the blockbuster series that spans 25 years. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl will launch in late 2021, …

Read More about Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Diamond and Shining Pearl Announced

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Announced for PS5

Revealed as part of the State of Play digital livestream, hosted by Sony Interactive Entertainment, Square Enix today announced that the critically-acclaimed and award-winning Final Fantasy VII Remake will come to the PlayStation 5 on June 10, 2021, as the enhanced and expanded Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade takes advantage …

Read More about Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Announced for PS5

Hulu Previews Handmaid’s Tale Season 4, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K, and More!

At today’s Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, Hulu presented the company’s upcoming original programming, including The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4, the third and final season of comedy series Shrill starring Aidy Bryant, and new adult animation series Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.. The company also announced a series order for new original limited series Iron Mike from …

Read More about Hulu Previews Handmaid’s Tale Season 4, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K, and More!

Helen Mirren Joins White Bird: A Wonder Story

Oscar winner Helen Mirren has joined the cast of Lionsgate’s White Bird: A Wonder Story. Additionally, in the lead roles of Sara and Julien, the studio and filmmakers have cast Ariella Glaser and Orlando Schwerdt. Also, the studio announced that Bryce Gheisar will reprise his role from Wonder. Helen Mirren will play Grandmère, the Parisian …

Read More about Helen Mirren Joins White Bird: A Wonder Story

Hot Wheels Unleashed Game Announced by Mattel

Mattel and racing game developer Milestone today announced the upcoming release of Hot Wheels Unleashed, an all-new, action-packed arcade-style racing game. You can watch the announcement trailer below! The game, which is available for pre-order today, is scheduled to launch on September 30, 2021 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles, …

Read More about Hot Wheels Unleashed Game Announced by Mattel

Blackfire Supersuit from Titans Season 3 Revealed

HBO Max has revealed the supersuit for the anticipated new character Blackfire (Damaris Lewis) from the action-packed DC series Titans. Created by costume designer Laura Jean (“LJ”) Shannon, the suit follows the previously-revealed Starfire and Red Hood costumes. Lewis plays the first-ever live-action Blackfire and was introduced to fans at the end of season two. …

Read More about Blackfire Supersuit from Titans Season 3 Revealed

Outriders Demo Sets the Stage for First Steps on Enoch

Square Enix has announced that the free playable Outriders demo is available for download now. Outriders is the high-intensity RPG shooter from People Can Fly, the developers of Gears of War: Judgment and Bulletstorm, and Square Enix External Studios, the minds behind Just Cause and Sleeping Dogs. Players can experience the full opening chapter of …

Read More about Outriders Demo Sets the Stage for First Steps on Enoch

The Underground Railroad to Debut on Prime Video in May

Amazon Prime Video announced today that Amazon Original limited series The Underground Railroad, from Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins, will premiere on May 14 exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The 10-episode limited series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (check price at Amazon) by Colson Whitehead. The …

Read More about The Underground Railroad to Debut on Prime Video in May

BritBox March 2021 Schedule Announced

BBC Studios and ITV have announced the BritBox March 2021 titles, which include everything from new BritBox Originals to classic British fare. BritBox is the biggest collection of streaming British television in North America. The BritBox March 2021 titles include hit BritBox Original co-production The Mallorca Files, which makes its highly-anticipated return with an action-packed …

Read More about BritBox March 2021 Schedule Announced

Luca Trailer Previews the New Pixar Film

Pixar Animation Studios has released the first Luca trailer, which gives you a first look at the June 18, 2021 release. You can watch the Luca trailer using the player below and you’ll find the new poster underneath! Luca is directed by Academy Award nominee Enrico Casarosa (La Luna) and produced by Andrea Warren (Lava, …

Read More about Luca Trailer Previews the New Pixar Film

Survivors Take All in the Army of the Dead Trailer

Netflix has unleashed the Army of the Dead trailer, which previews the Zack Snyder-directed zombie horror thriller coming to the streaming service on May 21, 2021. You can watch the Army of the Dead trailer by using the player below! In Army of the Dead, following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of …

Read More about Survivors Take All in the Army of the Dead Trailer

Paramount+ Programming Announced by ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS today revealed its upcoming Paramount+ programming, as well as its product offerings across such services as Pluto TV and Showtime. Paramount+, the company’s new streaming service, will launch on March 4, 2021. Paramount+ will feature a powerful combination of live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment from ViacomCBS’ portfolio of world-renowned brands …

Read More about Paramount+ Programming Announced by ViacomCBS

Paramount+ Announces Taylor Sheridan Slate, Renner to Star in Mayor of Kingstown

MTV Entertainment Studios announced during today’s ViacomCBS presentation a slate of upcoming series for the rebranded streaming service Paramount+ from Academy Award nominee and Yellowstone co-creator Taylor Sheridan. On the heels of the success of Paramount Network’s Yellowstone, the No. 1 cable show of 2020, Sheridan will create new series under his overall deal with …

Read More about Paramount+ Announces Taylor Sheridan Slate, Renner to Star in Mayor of Kingstown

Avatar Studios Created for New The Last Airbender and Korra Content

Nickelodeon today announced the launch of Avatar Studios, a newly-formed division designed to create original content spanning animated series and movies based on the beloved world of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. Original creators and executive producers Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko will helm the studio as co-chief creative officers, reporting …

Read More about Avatar Studios Created for New The Last Airbender and Korra Content