Hulu has set fall premiere dates for new drama series Chance and Shut Eye along with the Season 5 premiere of The Mindy Project and the streaming service’s first feature film, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years from Ron Howard. New series Freakish also is slated for an October release, but a specific date was not announced.
Chance, based on Kem Nunn’s novel and starring Hugh Laurie and Gretchen Mol, will premiere October 19; psychic drama Shut Eye will stream weekly beginning December 7; Season 5 of The Mindy Project debuts October 4; and Eight Days a Week premieres September 17.
Psychological thriller Chance focuses on Dr. Eldon Chance (Laurie), a San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist who reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness. LisaGay Hamilton, Paul Adelstein, Ethan Suplee and Stefania LaVie Owen also star.
Drama series Shut Eye stars Jeffrey Donovan as Charlie Haverford, a scammer with a small chain of fortune-telling storefronts and contracts building tricks for a family that controls the business in the greater chunk of Los Angeles. KaDee Strickland, Isabella Rossellini, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Susan Misner, Angus Sampson and David Zayas also star.
Ron Howard’s The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years chronicles the The Beatles’ career from 1962-1966, exploring how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become the extraordinary phenomenon. Check out the trailer below: