a series of unfortunate events
2016 left us with no shortage of nerdy television shows to watch and we can sit back and relax without fear since 2017 will be no different. Not only are will boob tube lovers be treated with continued seasons of Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who (Finally!), and much more; some amazing new series are set to premiere this year, which every nerd should put on their must watch list. (more…)
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events originally hit theaters in 2004. At that time, Jim Carrey was in the middle of a breakout career where he starred in movies like Bruce Almighty (2003), Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind (2004), and Fun With Dick And Jane (2005). So it was no surprise when he was cast in A Series Of Unfortunate Events. Now, twelve years later, a series with the same title set to appear on Netflix, but this time with Neil Patrick Harris taking on the role that Carrey played back in 2004, Count Olaf. Today, the trailer for the upcoming series debuted, and now is the best time for you to judge whether or not you’ll be streaming NPH in the same role that Carrey had portrayed so long ago.
A tale of death and misfortune in the lives of three innocent children, A Serious of Unfortunate Events has been roundly applauded as a great feat of young adult literature. Narrated by the heartbroken Lemony Snicket, who often seems more preoccupied with his beloved Beatrice than with the misadventures of the three Baudelaire orphans, it follows the children through a plot of mystery and intriuge as they try to unearth the truth about their parents’ fiery death. Haunted by their creepy old relative, Count Olaf, as he pursues their inheritance, their struggle through thirteen books takes them all over the world and into the heart of a secret society… (more…)
Once upon a time, there was a successful series of books called A Series of Unfortunate Events. Written by the enigmatic Lemony Snicket, it follows the three Baudelaire orphans, whose parents died in a fire and are consequently sent to live with their evil uncle Count Olaf. It’s a feel good tale, not to mention highly successful with over 60 million copies of sold across the whole 13-part series. Netflix is now working on TV version of the books, and some tricky individual on set recently managed to get a picture of Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf. At least we think it’s Harris, because as you’ll see, he’s quite unrecognizable. (more…)
Back in the year 2004, Paramount adapted a much-loved series of children’s books to the big screen. Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events starred Jim Carrey and several other well-known faces and brought to life a remix of the first three books in what is a 13-book series. And while the movie was brilliant and has become a classic among those who enjoy more sinister children’s movies, it was not in the cards that the franchise should continue and bring the rest of the books to life. Now, Netflix looks to be remedying this situation. In the near future, we can expect to see A Series of Unfortunate Events coming to television. (more…)