Four Weddings and a Funeral: Trailer Released

Hulu will be premiering Four Weddings and a Funeral, the new series from Mindy Kaling, on July 31st. Today we got our first trailer for the series, and a quick glimpse of Tom in his guest-starring role. According to TVLine, the plot goes something like this:

"Based on the 1994 Hugh Grant rom-com of the same name, Four Weddings and a Funeral follows a group of American friends who reunite for a wedding in London. But after a bombshell at the altar throws their lives into turmoil, they must weather a tumultuous year of romance and heartbreak. In that time, according to the show’s official logline, “relationships are forged and broken, political scandals exposed, London social life lampooned [and] love affairs ignited and doused."

A new episode will be available each week for the 10 episode season.

 

 

Watchmen: First Trailer Released

 

It's about time. Tick tock.

HBO has finally released something more significant than the micro-teases they've been posting on their Instagram account for the upcoming series. The trailer below brings us into the Watchmen world via foreboding, unsettling images of a gang of gun-toting Rorschach imitators and yellow-masked masked policeman. We see a leather-clad Regina King and Jeremy Irons as Ozymandias, but still no Tom (who is rumored to be playing Mime, from the Doomsday Clock series). The trailer pegs the premiere as being in the fall, but nothing more specific than that.

 

Watchmen: Is Tom playing Mime?

 

Lately there has been speculation afoot regarding the character Tom is playing in the upcoming HBO series. David Harris mentioned a certain possibility in an article about the series, and the information subsequently appeared in the IMDb listing for the show and on Tom's page as well. The character he is rumored to be playing is Marcus Maez, aka Mime, who appears in the Doomsday Clock series, a sequel to the original Watchmen. He and wife Erika Manson/Marionette (possibly played by Sara Vickers) have a terribly tragic backstory, and it would certainly be an exciting departure for Tom to play. No official announcement has been made from either HBO or Damon Lindelof, and no trailer has been released. So it seems very possible...but the production is shrouded in so much mystery, nothing should be taken for granted. 

There is also still no official release date beyond it definitely being in 2019. Watchmen news has been slow to come, but with Game of Thrones ending imminently, HBO will hopefully throw its considerable promotional weight behind this new tentpole series soon, and we'll find out more about the characters and their storylines. The tiniest new glimpse of the series was released last Sunday, in the promo below.

 

Four Weddings and a Funeral: July 31st Premiere Date Set

 

Finally we have an air date for one of two projects Tom has currently in production. The weekly Mindy Kaling miniseries Four Weddings and a Funeral will debut the first of ten episodes on July 31st. According to TVLine, the plot is as follows:

Based on the 1994 Hugh Grant rom-com of the same name, Four Weddings and a Funeral centers on four American friends who reunite for a fabulous London wedding. But after a bombshell at the altar throws their lives into turmoil, they must weather a tumultuous year of romance and heartbreak. Per the official logline, “relationships are forged and broken, political scandals exposed, London social life lampooned [and] love affairs ignited and doused.”

Tom plays Quentin, who is partner to Zoe Boyle's character.

Official social media accounts have been launched. You can follow the show on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mark your diaries, tag a mate. #FourWeddingsAndAFuneral premieres 7/31 only on @hulu.

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