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The Orville: New Horizons and Jacinta Previewed by Hulu

Hulu has revealed first looks at the upcoming third season of The Orville, subtitled New Horizons, and its original documentary Jacinta.

The first two seasons of The Orville aired on FOX, but now Hulu is entering the galaxy with the return of Seth MacFarlane‘s Emmy-nominated fan-favorite, sci-fi series.

The Orville: New Horizons and Jacinta Previewed by Hulu

The Orville: New Horizons will launch Thursday, March 10, 2022, only on Hulu. New episodes will debut on the streaming service weekly.

Set 400 years in the future, The Orville: New Horizons finds the crew of the U.S.S. Orville continuing their mission of exploration, as they navigate both the mysteries of the universe and the complexities of their own interpersonal relationships.

The ensemble cast includes MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, J. Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman, Jessica Szohr and Anne Winters.

The Orville: New Horizons is produced by 20th Television and Fuzzy Door. The series was created and written by Seth MacFarlane. MacFarlane, Brannon Braga, David A. Goodman, Jon Cassar, Jason Clark and Howard Griffith serve as executive producers.

Jacinta, a documentary from ABC News and Impact Partners, debuts on Hulu and in select theaters on Friday, October 8th, following a festival run at DOC NYC, AFI Fest, IDFA, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, where it won Best Documentary, and MountainFilm, where the film won Best Feature.

Filmed for over three years, Jacinta begins at the Maine Correctional Center where Jacinta, 26, and her mother Rosemary, 46, are incarcerated together, both recovering from drug addiction. As a child, Jacinta became entangled in her mother’s world of drugs and crime and has followed her in and out of the system since she was a teenager.

This time, as Jacinta is released from prison, she hopes to maintain her sobriety and reconnect with her own daughter, Caylynn, 10, who lives with her paternal grandparents. Despite her desire to rebuild her life for her daughter, Jacinta continually struggles against the forces that first led to her addiction.

With unparalleled access and a gripping vérité approach, director Jessica Earnshaw paints a deeply intimate portrait of mothers and daughters and the effects of trauma over generations.

Jacinta was directed and produced by Jessica Earnshaw. The producers are Holly Meehl and Nimisha Mukerji. The executive producers include Dan Cogan, Jenny Raskin, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Regina K. Scully, Patty Quillin and Jamie Wolf.

The documentary is an Endeavor Pictures Production in association with Lunamax Films and Shotglass Productions

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