While the broadcast networks are slowly bringing back scripted shows, streaming services keep picking up films that had originally been destined for theaters.
On Thursday, HBO Max introduces “Roald Dahl’s The Witches,” which stars Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer and Stanley Tucci. A young boy stumbles upon a secret coven of witches led by Hathaway’s character and, with the help of his loving grandmother (Spencer), vies to stop their evil plan to turn all the world’s children into mice. The film was originally supposed to be in theaters this month if the pandemic had not happened.
On Friday, Amazon will roll out the “Borat” sequel, which has already gotten plenty of advance press. The streaming service picked up the film just last month once it was clear the production company no longer felt it was wise to bring it to theaters. On the
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