What to watch with your kids: ‘Alien Xmas,’ ‘The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special’ and more

 

Adorable family tale of Christmas spirit has mild scares.

Disney+ takes Hulu’s Mysterious Benedict

Disney’s adaptation of The Mysterious Benedict Society, the bestselling book series by Trenton Lee Stewart, has shifted from Hulu to Disney+, which has been projected to add 112 million subscribers over the next five years.

The series, which was originally developed for Hulu, will now launch on Disney’s main direct-to-consumer service in 2021, with Tony Hale (Veep, Arrested Development) in the titular role alongside Kristen Schaal (Bob’s Burgers, Last Man on Earth) and an ensemble cast of young actors.

‘Mysterious Benedict Society’ Series Moves From Hulu to Disney Plus

“The Mysterious Benedict Society” series is being moved to Disney Plus after originally being developed for Hulu.

The show was originally ordered to series at Hulu last year, but is now slated to debut on fellow Disney-owned streamer Disney Plus in 2021. It is based on the book series of the same name by Trenton Lee Stewart.

Stephen King’s ‘Mr. Mercedes’ Lands On Peacock: An Interview With Director Jack Bender And Harry Treadaway

It’s a Stephen King world, and we’re all merely living in it.

The author’s works have long dominated our theater and television screens, and between remakes (looking at you, It and Pet Sematary), new adaptations (Doctor Sleep, The Outsider), and the author’s steady stream of high quality works, that’s not changing any time soon.