Life Sentence is a charmer about one woman facing down the prospect of life after having come to terms with her death and the relationships built in just an hour feel lived in, well rounded and cared for by actors who already feel at home in the skin of the character.
But this isn't merely a one hour story, nor is it a mini-series.
Instead, it's only just the pilot of the latest CW series, and while that charm is apparent and striking, there's only so much it can do to power along a show whose shelf-life seems rather limited.
There is an issue where
The drama, which made its long-awaited premiere on Wednesday, stars Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) as Stella Abbott, a young woman who — until very recently — believed she was going to die of cancer. And while she’s obviously pleased to learn that she’s been cured, she’s less pleased to discover that her family, even with the best of intentions, has been keeping a few secrets from her.
The Abbott family is a complicated brood — honestly, each one of them could
The most interesting layer of “Life Sentence” is that in a way, every member of Stella‘s family has been writing their own kind of TV show over the eight years that Stella was sick. They’ve written their own characters,
The little town of St. Augustine, Louisiana is all abuzz on this sunny warm afternoon. Home town boy Liam Page’s first CD is climbing the charts (everyone’s heard his hit song on the radio). And today he’s marrying his
Directed by Andrew Jay Cohen.
Starring Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Jason Mantzoukas, Nick Kroll, Ryan Simpkins, and Jeremy Renner
Forty somethings Scott and Kate Johansen (Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler) are proud that their daughter Alex (Ryan Simpkins) is going to college. She’s done so well that she’s getting a scholarship from the council to cover her tuition fees – except that it’s pulled due to budget cuts. Neither of them can raise extra money from their employers, but friend Frank (Jason Mantzoukas) comes up with an idea that could be the answer to their financial problems, as well as his. Open up a casino in his basement.
Saturday Night Live veterans Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler re-team as a suburban married couple in the comedy The House, a funny, if flawed, comedy that showcases the chemistry between the two actors even if the jokes don’t always land.
Writer-director Josh Boone took to Instagram last May to reveal the characters that would be featured in his New Mutants movie. Those characters were Magik, Wolfsbane, Dani Moonstar, Cannonball, Sunspot and Warlock. After months of rumors, it was finally confirmed that Anya Taylor-Joy will play Magik, with Maisie Williams portraying Wolfsbane. More recently, Stranger Things star Charlie Heaton has come aboard to play Cannonball,
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Then comes the good news. She’s miraculously cured! Suddenly, Stella’s life stretches on ahead of her and, for the first time in eight years, her choices have consequences that stretch decades ahead of her. Now that she’s not dying, she realizes that her family have been keeping the sacrifices they’ve made for her hidden away. Worse, without her illness she’s no longer ‘special’ – just another unemployable snake person with a silly haircut.
DC Comics adaptation “Black Lightning” and “Life Sentence,” which stars “Pretty Little Liars” alum Lucy Hale, are both set to debut midseason. “Dynasty” will air Wednesdays after “Riverdale” starting this fall, while “Valor” will also bow in the fall on Mondays after “Supergirl.”
Watch the trailers below.
Jefferson Pearce previously fought crime as the vigilante Black Lightning, but has since retired. 10 years later, he is drawn back into battle when crime and corruption plague his city once more.
Cast: Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams, China Anne McClain, Christine Adams
Executive producers: Greg Berlanti, Salim Akil, Mara Brock Akil, Sarah Schechter
In a reboot of the classic primetime soap opera, Fallon Carrington is poised to become the new COO of her father’s global energy empire – or so she
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