Primary care group One Medical is in talks to raise more than $200 million in growth capital from the private equity firm Carlyle Group, according to people with knowledge of the talks. The firm also aims to buy an additional $100 million worth of shares from existing investors.Read More
HBO’s adaptation of the classic graphic novel Watchmen is officially coming to small screens. After ordering a pilot episode last year, the network has picked up the show for a full first season, which will debut in 2019.
Along with the announcement of the series pickup and roughly when we’ll be able to expect the show, the network announced the cast for the series, which will include Regina King (Southland), Jeremy Irons (Justice League), Tim Blake Nelson (Wormwood), and more.Read More
Netflix has been producing some fantastic animated shows over the past few years, using the flexibility of the medium to tell powerful stories by mixing zany comedy with heavier themes. With season 5 of BoJack Horseman premiering on September 14th and the second season of Big Mouth due out later in 2018, Netflix was clearly looking to add to its stable of successful cartoons for adults when it contracted The Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening for a 20-episode series. Unfortunately, Disenchantment, which drops its 10-episode first season on August 17th, plays its story too safe and winds up looking dated and bland compared to Netflix’s other animated offerings.Read More
Pixar has always been one of the top dogs in animation—and its latest installment is a great example as to why that is. The Good Dinosaur, set to debut this Thanksgiving, is one of the most realistic iterations of animation I've ever seen. The use of textures and silky-smooth frame-rates make this trailer look border-line epic.Read More