Fanatical stream: Maisie Williams rides Apple fashion drama, Descendants franchise expands, and more!

Here is a summary of all the news to know from Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

FOX’s upcoming anthology series, Accused, has announced two new additions to its cast.

Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) and Aisha Dee (The Bold Type) are set to appear in an episode of the series.

The episode follows Esme Brewer (Breslin), a waitress who left home at the age of 15 to escape her toxic past.

After a white nationalist crashes his car in a peaceful protest and drives off, local police are unable to find the driver.

Brewer and his girlfriend Aaliyah Harris, who go catfishing to find the driver of a car, take the law into their own hands.

Meanwhile, Game of Thrones grad Maisie Williams has joined the cast of Apple drama The New Look, THR reports.

Maisie Williams attends the New York premiere for GOT Season 8

The series is shot in Paris and is inspired by real events.

It is described as an “epic thriller” that “focuses on the pivotal moment of the 20th century when Paris brought the world back to life through its fashion icons: Christian Dior, whose designs dominated global fashion in the decade following World War II.

“The interwoven saga will include the startling stories of Dior’s contemporaries and rivals: the great lady Coco Chanel, Balmain, Balenciaga, Givenchy, Pierre Cardin, Yves Saint Laurent and many more.”

In Lifetime’s Wonderland, Will Kemp (The Christmas Waltz, Spinning Out) and Reshma Shetty (Blind Spot) star in Jolly Good Christmas, a new original film premiering this year on the annual “Countdown to Christmas” show. from Hallmark Channel. programming event.

Reshma Shetty attends the 10th Anniversary Summit of Women Worldwide

The film was shot entirely on location in London and features the city’s iconic landmarks.

“We can’t wait to transport our viewers ‘across the pond’ for this special holiday adventure,” said Samantha DiPippo, Senior Vice President, Development, Programming, Crown Media Family Networks.

“We are delighted to have been able to showcase famous sites and set our story in the unique context of London at Christmas.”

“David (Kemp) is an American architect who recently moved to London for a prime opportunity at a prestigious firm,” reads the logline.

Will Kemp attends the BAFTA Los Angeles Tea Party

“Just three days away from Christmas, he has yet to buy a present for his girlfriend, who also happens to be the boss’s daughter.”

“While shopping, David crosses paths with Anji (Shetty), a professional shopper, who raises an eyebrow at his choice of gift card.”

“When David and Anji end up crossing paths again, he decides to hire her in hopes of finding the perfect gift.”

“Through a series of unexpected events, David finds himself on a wild adventure through Jolly Old London as Anji helps him find the perfect gift.

Descendants Distribution

Disney+ has announced plans to expand its Descendants franchise, with a new movie called The Pocketwatch.

According to the official logline, “In order to prevent an impending coup d’etat at Auradon – the one looming during the celebration of a new royal baby – Red must partner with Chloe to travel back in time, via the watch. pocket of the white rabbit, to stop an event that would lead to serious consequences.

“With a captivating script and the directorial vision of Jennifer Phang, we set the bar high for creativity and imagination, with a film that raises the bar for story, song and dance to entertain audiences. young viewers, their families and the global fan base that has grown with the ambitious story of “Descendants,” said Ayo Davis, President of Disney Branded Television. “We join them in anticipation as we prepare to deliver a great new entertainment experience at Disney+.”

Paul Dailly is the associate editor of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.