Last Week’s Episode: Tardy to the Party

Last Week's Episode

Hope this LWE finds you well and apologies for the delay! I hope you all have nice weekend plans and that Naomi Osaka wins the US Open!


Netflix’s Kipo and the Wonderbeasts will get a season three — the final season, unfortunately. The premiere will drop in October. [Collider]

Is Venture Bros. actually canceled? Well, this tweet threw a little doubt on the finality of that announcement. But so far, yes. [Polygon]

Don Bluth! is opening a new, hand-drawn animation studio! [CartoonBrew]


Now that David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have graduated from really expensive film school, their new Netflix project has been announced: Liu Cixin‘s Three Body Problem. Director Alexander Woo (The Terror: Infamy, True Blood) will be joining them, so I wish him good luck? [Polygon]

Silk lives, probably, as a live-action Cindy Moon show in the future. Lauren Moon (Good Trouble, Atypical) is attached to write. [Variety]

Tyler Perry is a machine and has managed to finish “four television shows in two months” at his Camp Quarantine (Tyler Perry Studios), which houses about 360 crew in 330 acres. His BET+ show Bruh, 19 episodes, just wrapped this month. Starting from July, he’s also filmed Sistas, The Oval, and Ruthless. [AJC]

Dame Diana Riggs, inspiration to comic creators everywhere, Emma Peel in The Avengers, and Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones, has passed away. [BBC]


The Academy is implementing new eligibility criteria for Best Picture as part of its diversity efforts — they’re pretty broad and cover a lot of bases, and are too difficult for me to pithily summarize! Sorry! [NYTimes]

The production of Disney’s Mulan (2020) is getting some heated criticism for working with regional Chinese governments in areas that host concentration camps that hold mostly a Uyghur population. [WaPo]

Kat Overland

Kat Overland

Small press editor Kat Overland is a displaced Texan now living in Washington, DC, where she is perpetually behind on reading her pull list. She's a millennial, Latina, exhausted, and can often be spotted casually cosplaying America Chavez and complaining.