Articles about Hulu
Kindred stars Mallori Johnson and Micah Stock join showrunner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to share their experiences of working on this eight-part adaptation of Octavia E Butler’s novel, which blends time travel with a focus on 19th century slavery.
Santa Evita star Natalia Oreiro and writers Marcela Guerty and Pamela Rementería look back on making this period drama charting the mysterious and incredible events surrounding Eva Perón’s body after her death.
Moving Heaven and earth
Dustin Lance Black, creator and showrunner of Under the Banner of Heaven, discusses how this long-gestating project came to television, the influence of his own upbringing and why the show offers a new perspective on true crime.
Something to talk about
Based on Sally Rooney’s debut novel, Conversations with Friends is one of the most anticipated series of the year. DQ speaks to director Lenny Abrahamson and executive producer Ed Guiney about the challenge of following the success of their previous Rooney collaboration, Normal People.
Series to Watch: February 2022
DQ looks at the schedules to pick out 10 new series to watch this February, from the return of a Danish political drama and a US adaptation of an Israeli thriller to a UK literary adaptation and a fresh take on a beloved 90s sitcom.
Bea on the Up
Award-winning actor and comedian Aisling Bea speaks to DQ about writing and executive producing comedy This Way Up and reveals how she has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Too close to home
Showrunner John Hoffman tells DQ about creating Only Murders in the Building, which stars Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez as three true crime-loving strangers who find themselves caught up in a case of their own.
Normal People stars Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones look back on the success of the BBC and Hulu drama, based on Sally Rooney’s bestselling novel, and recall their time on set together.
Job Description: Music supervisors
Juliet Martin and Maggie Phillips discuss working as music supervisors on BBC and Hulu sensation Normal People, explaining how music can enhance drama and highlighting some of their favourite tracks.
Normal People director Lenny Abrahamson and executive producer Ed Guiney discuss developing and casting the small-screen adaptation of Sally Rooney’s acclaimed novel.
Anything but Normal
Sally Rooney and Alice Birch tell DQ about adapting the former’s critically acclaimed novel Normal People, in which a pair of teenagers embark on a tender but complicated relationship.
Co-creator Maria Feldman and stars Mélanie Thierry and James Purefoy speak to DQ about how No Man’s Land, an eight-part thriller set against the backdrop of the Syrian War, offers a new perspective of the conflict.
Ex Machina creator Alex Garland considers the notion of free will and the power of big tech in eight-part thriller Devs, his first television series.
George Clooney leads the creative team behind Catch-22, a six-part dramatisation of Joseph Heller’s classic. DQ hears how the sprawling story featuring dozens of characters was brought to the small screen for broadcasters including Channel 4, Sky Italia and Hulu.
Blumhouse Television is blurring the lines between TV and film with Hulu’s holiday-themed anthology series Into the Dark. DQ finds out more from producer Alexa Faigen.
Bi the way
Writer, director and actor Desiree Akhavan speaks to DQ about her Channel 4 and Hulu comedy-drama The Bisexual, revealing why she wanted to make a show that was entertaining but also started a conversation about people seldom seen on screen.
Shooting for Mars
House of Cards creator Beau Willimon joins the space race with Channel 4 and Hulu coproduction The First, but as DQ discovers, this eight-part drama keeps its feet firmly on the ground.
The UnReal deal
As reality TV-focused drama UnReal ends after four seasons, showrunner Stacy Rukeyser reflects on the show’s controversial storylines and the rise of female anti-heroes.
The television landscape is awash with series set in alternative – and not particularly bright – futures. Stephen Arnell casts his eye over the dystopian series on screen, and also finds sci-fi series with a more optimistic outlook.
Returning to Gilead
In the first instalment of a two-part feature, the cast of acclaimed dystopian epic The Handmaid’s Tale reflect on the challenges in store for the Hulu series’ hotly anticipated second season.