Highlights included one series that was highly anticipated—HBO’s The Nevers—plus Arcane, an animated Netflix show that flew in under the radar and scored raves from critics and viewers. Also: Jungle Cruise hit the big screen and Disney announced plans for a streaming series about Captain Nemo.
Highlights this month include HBO’s premiere of The Gilded Age from Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes. Also streaming: Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and two adaptations of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
It may be the holiday season, but when it comes to new steampunk offerings on major streaming services, the cupboard this month is nearly bare. The main standout is Hulu, which is showing Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow as well as Guy Ritchie’s two Sherlock Holmes films starring Robert Downey Jr.
Once again, we’re previewing steampunk-related movies and TV series slated to debut on major streaming services. Highlights for November include The Electrical Life of Louis Wain on Amazon Prime Video, Jungle Cruise on Disney+, The Prestige on Hulu and Paramount+, and Arcane and Cowboy Bebop on Netflix.
Introducing a new feature: Each month we’ll preview steampunk-related movies and TV series slated to debut on major streaming services. Highlights for October include Cowboys & Aliens on Amazon Prime Video, Sherlock Holmes on HBO Max, and the Back to the Future series on Peacock.
Jungle Cruise will become a franchise with Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt reprising their star roles. The Return of the Rocketeer will pass the jet pack to a retired Tuskegee airman.
The eight-minute film by Ryan Grobins depicts a battle aboard a pirate airship. Seven years in the making, it features stunning visuals from a team of 50+ artists and sound design by George Lucas’ Skywalker Sound.
Fans can vote for their favorite works in 15 categories covering novels, comics, TV series, movies, and games. Two categories will be of particular interest to steampunk fans. You can register to vote even if you’re not attending Dragon Con.
Comic-Con @Home will feature panels, movie screenings, and more. Here’s a look at the highlights, including a comic series based on the Winchester Mystery House and a screening of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.
Disney is sticking to its July 30 theatrical release date for Jungle Cruise, but in keeping with some of the company’s other recent releases, the film will also be available that same day on Disney+ Premier Access.