Stage 13’s new digital comedy series, “High & Mighty,” is headed to Sundance this year and it’s bringing with it a fresh perspective on funny. With a predominantly Latino cast and crew, the show centers on a character named Chelo (Jorge Diaz) who gets shot by a mysterious flower delivery man which leads him to discover he has superhuman powers; but only when he’s drunk or high. Described as “‘Spider-Man’ meets ‘Pineapple Express,’” writer/creator Cesar Mazariegos (who, no joke, pitched the series during a break from his job working at an L.A. mortuary) gives us a superhero origin story in a way that hasn’t been seen before.
Starting in 2019, CW’s Two Sentence Horror Stories is an amalgamation of different short stories forming an anthology for every episode, similar to the dark television show Black Mirror. The TV show delves into the viewer’s mind, acting out scenarios that leave them questioning what they saw and how it relates to the real world. Each episode is an […]
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How ‘Two Sentence Horror Stories’ Showcases Diversity With an All-Female, Mostly Nonwhite Writers Room (Exclusive Video)
There’s no question whose footsteps you’re walking in if you create an anthology TV series that uses the horror genre examine societal issues: The late-1950s and early ’60s show “The Twilight Zone” became an all-time classic doing just that, and its creator, Rod Serling, casts a long shadow over the TV-horror landscape. Vera Miao knew […]
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