Disney+ Introduces ‘Zombies 3’ Trailer (TV News Roundup)

Disney+ debuted the trailer and key art for the original movie “Zombies 3,” the third film in the “Zombies” franchise, which premieres on the streamer on July 15. A special “Lost Song” version of the film will air on the Disney Channel on August 12.

In “Zombies 3”, Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly play zombies Zed and cheerleader Addison, respectively, who are entering their senior year at Seabrook High in a city that is home to both monsters and humans. Zed plans college while Addison prepares for a cheer-off when aliens unexpectedly arrive in their town.

Zombies 3 also stars Chandler Kinney as Willa, Ariel Martin as Wynter, Pearce Joza as Wyatt, Carla Jeffery as Bree, Trevor Tordjman as Bucky, Kylee Russell as Eliza, Terry Hu as A-spen, Matt Cornett as A-lan, Kyra Tantao as A-li, James Godfrey as Bonzo and Kingston Foster as Zoey. RuPaul Charles joins the cast as the voice of ‘The Mothership’.

From Disney Branded Television, “Zombies 3” is directed by Paul Hoen from a screenplay by David Light and Joseph Raso. Hoen, Light, Raso and Suzanne Farwell are executive producers.

Check out the trailer and key art for the film below.

Zombies 3 Key Art

Also in today’s TV news:

TRAILERS

“Five Days at Memorial” has received its first teaser trailer from Apple TV+. Starring Vera Farmiga, Robert Pine and Cherry Jones, “Five Days at Memorial” is based on actual events that describe the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a local hospital. The eight-episode limited series, which is based on Sheri Fink’s book, is executive produced and written by John Cuse and Carlton Ridley. Cuse and Ridley also co-direct the series with Wendey Stanzler. Farmiga, Pine and Jones are joined by Julie Ann Emery, Cornelius Smith Jr., Adepero Oduye, Molly Hager, Michael Gaston and W. Earl Brown. “Five Days at Memorial” will premiere worldwide on Apple TV+ with the first three episodes on Friday, August 12, followed by new episodes every Friday. Watch the full trailer below.

Hulu has released the official trailer for Season 3 of “Solar Opposites”, the animated series from Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan. The series revolves around a team of four aliens stranded on Earth with differing opinions about humanity and their planet. Roiland stars with Thomas Middleditch, Mary Mack and Sean Giambrone as the voices of the four aliens. Roiland and McMahan co-produce with Josh Bycel and the series is produced by 20th Century Television. All three episodes of Season 3 will debut on July 13. Watch the trailer below.

PROGRAMMING

A new monthly series called “Arena” from G4 and WWE will premiere on June 29. The series sees internet personalities, celebrities, WWE stars and athletes with notable feuds enter the G4 arena to solve their problems. The first episode features Twitch streamers QTCinderella and Myth. WWE star Xavier Woods and G4 host Gina Darling will host the series, which airs on G4’s Twitch Channel and WWE’s UpUpDownDown YouTube channel.

TO POUR

Macarena Achaga will star in TelevisaUnivision’s upcoming romantic series, “Travesuras de la Niña Mala” (Bad Girl) on Vix+, the new global Spanish-language subscription streaming service launching in July. The series is an adaptation of the 2006 novel by Mario Vargas Llosa and is produced by W Studios and tells the epic love story between Arlette and her teenage sweetheart Ricardo. Vix+ will also adapt Vargas Llosa’s comic novel “Pantaleón y las visitadoras” (Captain Pantoja and the Special Service) as an exclusive Spanish-language series.

Alyssa Jirrels, Toby Huss, Reno Wilson and Brian Goodman have joined the cast of ‘Fatal Attraction’, the TV drama version of the erotic thriller from 1987. The show stars Lizzy Caplan, Joshua Jackson and Amanda Peet in the roles of Glenn Close, Michael Douglas and Anne Archer in the original Adrian Lyne movie. Jirrels plays Ellen Gallagher, the teenage daughter of Jackson and Peet’s characters. Huss plays Mike Gerard, the district attorney’s chief of police. Wilson plays Detective Earl Booker, a member of the Los Angeles Police Department. Goodman plays Arthur Tomlinson, Peet’s character’s best friend and business partner. The series was developed, show run and executive produced by Kevin J. Hynes, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.

PODCASTS

Linda Yaccarino, NBCUniversal Chair of Global Advertising and Partnerships, and Giant Spoon partner Laura Correnti have announced the launch of their new podcast, “Sunday Supper,” in partnership with iHeartMedia. Yaccarino and Correnti will bring various figures from the entertainment and business world into conversation about their careers. The podcast will be distributed through the iHeartPodcast Network and will be available later this fall on iHeartRadio and on all major podcast platforms, with episodes airing every Sunday.

PARTNERSHIPS

Group One Holdings and Media City Qatar have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a long-term strategic partnership. Together, the companies will collaborate in the production and development of a wide range of global content in Qatar across multiple media sectors, including original programming, studio shows and esports. The partnership kicks off with Qatar’s presentation during the filming of Season 2 of Netflix’s “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition,” a corporate reality show streaming worldwide.

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