May 30, 2023

HBO Max is now formally Max, the revamped streaming service that merges HBO Max and Discovery Plus’ libraries. At present, new films and reveals premiere on the service, together with a SmartLess docuseries and a family-friendly Gremlins cartoon. (Shazam! Fury of the Gods is not completely new, but it surely’s included within the listing beneath, too.)

Here is extra about what simply hit Max on launch day and what’s coming sooner or later. In the event you follow the service lengthy sufficient, you may finally catch a brand new Harry Potter sequence and Recreation of Thrones spin-off. Max streams Warner Bros., HBO, Max Originals, DC, HGTV, Meals Community, Grownup Swim, Cartoon Community, Discovery Channel, TLC, ID and extra.

What hit Max on Might 23

Additionally coming to Max comparatively near launch are Magnolia Community sequence Silos Baking Competitors (Might 28), ID docuseries The Curious Case of Natalia Grace (Might 29), Sarah Silverman‘s comedy particular (Might 27), HBO documentary Being Mary Tyler Moore (Might 26) and Actuality, an HBO movie starring Sydney Sweeney (Might 29).

Extra coming to Max sooner or later

Every part we realized when Warner Bros. Discovery unveiled Max in April

Max is the streaming residence of HBO, so it is not leaving Recreation of Thrones behind. WBD revealed that HBO has ordered a brand new Recreation of Thrones prequel sequence, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight. The sequence will probably be set 100 years earlier than the occasions of Recreation of Thrones, when “two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros … a younger, naive however brave knight, Ser Duncan the Tall, and his diminutive squire, Egg,” in accordance with its description. 

“Set in an age when the Targaryen line nonetheless holds the Iron Throne and the reminiscence of the final dragon has not but handed from residing reminiscence, nice destinies, highly effective foes, and harmful exploits all await these unbelievable and incomparable buddies,” the log line says. 

Harry Potter followers will have the ability to get invested in a brand new present on Max. Casey Bloys, chairman and CEO of HBO and HBO Max content material, mentioned, “Over the course of the following decade … we are going to as soon as once more enter the wondrous world of Harry Potter as a multi-season dwell motion sequence for the primary time.” The Max authentic sequence will adapt the primary seven Harry Potter books and star new actors.

A primary take a look at The Penguin and extra:

  • WBD shared a primary look trailer for beforehand introduced sequence The Penguin, starring Colin Farrell in his function from Matt Reeves’ movie The Batman. The spin-off will include eight episodes and premiere in 2024.

  • A drama sequence set In The Conjuring universe is in improvement.
  • A comedy sequence derived from The Massive Bang Principle is in improvement. 
  • Beforehand introduced comedy sequence Tips on how to Be a Bookie is coming to Max. It will reportedly reunite Charlie Sheen and Chuck Lorre.
  • Extra issues already on our radar: DC reveals Creature Commandos, Waller, Booster Gold, Lanterns and Paradise Misplaced. Drama sequence Welcome to Derry, a prequel to 2017’s It and 2019’s It Chapter Two, debuts in 2024. 
  • A number of tasks that had been initially developed for Discovery Plus will now be Max originals, in accordance with Bloys. They embrace Shaun White: The Final Run and Downey’s Dream Vehicles, that includes Robert Downey Jr.
  • Fixer Higher: The Resort, a brand new installment within the Fixer Higher franchise, will hit Max in November. Watch a brand new trailer with Chip and Joanna Gaines.
  • The Flash hits theaters in June and Max within the fall.
  • Love and Translation, a recent courting sequence from the producers of 90 Day Fiance, hits Max in winter 2023.

  • Meals competitors sequence Ciao Home, which premiered on Meals Community, will probably be on Max.
  • Survive the Raft, a actuality present from Discovery Channel, hits Max in July. 
  • Misplaced Girls of Freeway 20 will hit Max in 2023. The true crime sequence options Octavia Spencer. 
  • Rick and Morty: The Anime will debut on Max together with Grownup Swim in 2023.
  • Barbie Dreamhouse Problem, a doll-themed residence renovation competitors sequence, hits Max this summer time. 
  • Tiny Toons Looniversity, a reboot of Tiny Toon Adventures, is coming to Max this fall.
  • A Peter and the Wolf animated quick movie, that includes art work based mostly on authentic illustrations by Bono, is coming to Max in 2023.
  • HBO sequence True Detective: Night time Nation launched a brand new trailer. It is coming in 2023 and stars Jodie Foster.

  • A trailer for HBO restricted sequence The Regime dropped. The present debuts in 2024 and options Kate Winslet.
  • HBO restricted sequence The Sympathizer additionally received a brand new trailer. It is coming in 2024 and is predicated on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the identical identify.

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