Season one of Loki is a wrap and while I know not everyone loved the finale, the show is my favorite of the Marvel/Disney streaming series so far. That’s due mostly to Tom Hiddleston’s fascinating performance as the title character, once a villain who’s evolved into… someone else, not quite sure who yet. Plenty of storylines to pick up in Loki season two (yay).
And a reminder it’s Ted Lasso week; season two arrives on Apple TV Plus July 23rd. In the media buzz leading up to the new season, there has been some evidence that Ted and creator Jason Sudeikis are kinda the same person: At the show’s world premiere, Sudeikis wore a shirt with the names of three England footballers who were subjected to racist vitriol on social media, to show his support. And Uproxx entertainment writer Mike Ryan shared a story about Sudeikis from a few years ago that gives further credence to the Ted/Sudeikis theory. Love it.
This week’s trailers include a couple of comedies, and a Jason Momoa Netflix movie filmed in Pittsburgh whose title confuses me somewhat.
Jason Momoa stars as Ray Cooper, whose cancer-stricken wife dies after she’s unable to get a drug she needs. Why? Because the pharmaceutical company took it off the market to drive up its price. Ray’s out for revenge/justice, and his daughter Rachel (played by Isabel