Top 5 Hidden Gems on Peacock’s Streaming Service
Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, is stepping into the streaming wars soon, and when it does, we’ll have a lot of content to feast our eyes on. In addition to beloved shows like?The Office,?30 Rock,?Friday Night Lights, and?Downton Abbey, it’ll also make movies like?Back to the Future?and the?Fast & Furious?franchise available. Peacock has also ordered a whole slate of new star-studded original programming, including series from?Mike Schur,?Tina Fey, and?Amy Poehler, as well as a?Saved By the Bell?sequel.
Below, we’ve put together a list of all the shows and movies you’ll have access to when the platform is officially born.
PSYCH 2: LASSIE COME HOME
Psych?fans rejoice: The highly anticipated sequel to?Psych: The Movie?will be one of the first new things you’ll be able to watch on Peacock. In the movie ? which, for the record, Peacock is describing as “Hitchcockian” ? Chief of Police Carlton Lassiter (Timothy Omundson) is left for dead after being ambushed on the job. It’s up to Shawn (James Roday) and Gus (Dul? Hill) to return to their hometown, where they’re not exactly welcome, and investigate the situation.
BRAVE NEW WORLD
Based the dystopian novel of the same name by Aldous Huxley,?Brave New World?is set in a society that has achieved peace at the cost of monogamy, privacy, money, family, and history. When curiosity of the world outside their bubble leads the characters to the Savage Lands, they become embroiled in a violent rebellion.?Demi Moore,?Harry Lloyd,?Jessica Brown Findlay, and?Alden Ehrenreich?star.
Callum Turner,?Holliday Grainger,?Ron Perlman, and?Famke Janssen?star in this thriller about a solider who returns to life as a free man after being falsely accused of murder, only to become embroiled in another controversy that turns his life upside down.
Set in the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters,the workplace comedy centers around Jerry Bernstein (?David Schwimmer), a self-absorbed NSA agent who joins the team and promptly recruits an inept computer analyst (Nick Mohammed).
CLEOPATRA IN SPACE
From Dreamworks comes this animated show that stars a teenage Cleopatra, who deals with high school, bad guys, and the pressures of teenhood after being transported 30,000 years into the future.