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Season 2 of ‘Archibald’s Next Big Thing’ to debut on Peacock April 22

Season 2 of ‘Archibald’s Next Big Thing’ to debut on Peacock April 22

Entertainment
April 3 (UPI) -- Season 2 of the animated series Archibald's Next Big Thing is set to debut on Peacock on April 22. "Whether he's trying to create the ultimate Strutter family photo, eluding an overzealous librarian after an overdue book or accidentally crashing Finly's band's performance, Archibald always finds a way to celebrate life's little moments to the fullest," a news release from the streaming service said Friday. Advertisement The voice cast for the kids' show includes Tony Hale, Adam Pally, Jordan Fisher, Chelsea Kane, Kari Wahlgren, Casey Wilson and Rosamund Pike. The series is based on the children's book by Hale, Tony Biaggne, Victor Huckabee and Misty Manley. [embedded content] Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
Natasha Lyonne to star in Rian Johnson’s new Peacock mystery series

Natasha Lyonne to star in Rian Johnson’s new Peacock mystery series

Entertainment
March 16 (UPI) -- Russian Doll actress and "Orange is the New Black" alum Natasha Lyonne has signed on to star in the 10-episode mystery drama, Poker Face. Rian Johnson created the T-Street and MRC Television series. Advertisement "My elaborate ruse to hang out more with @nlyonne. And it WORKED!" Johnson tweeted Tuesday, along with the link to a media report about the project. Johnson is a writer, director and producer known for the films Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Knives Out. "Rian Johnson's distinct sensibility and talent for telling edge-of-your-seat mysteries is a massive gift for Peacock, and we can't wait for audiences to delve into each case," Lisa Katz, president of scripted content for NBCUniversal television and streaming, said in a statement. "Paired with the a...
Peacock spiders show more of their colours

Peacock spiders show more of their colours

Science
OK, a lot of people don't like arachnids. But c'mon, these little guys are simply stunning.Seven new peacock spiders have been described in the journal Zootaxa.And just like their cousins in the Maratus genus, they all live in Australia and they all feature those amazing iridescent colours that the males will flaunt during courtship.The man behind the descriptions is Museums Victoria's Joseph Schubert, a 22-year-old peacock spider specialist.He's now written up 12 of the 85 known species in this group. He often gets sent specimens to identify, but also conducts fieldwork. The names of the new species a...