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Interview: Anne Yatco Talks ‘JUJUTSU KAISEN’, ‘Genshin Impact’, and More! [EXCLUSIVE]

From the all-powerful Raiden Shogun of Genshin Impact, to the unwavering will of JUJUTSU KAISEN‘s Nobara Kugisaki, Anne Yatco is no stranger to portraying badass ladies.

Yatco joined Nerds & Beyond’s Otaku Stroll for the latest episode of our voice actor series. In the interview, we discussed some of her behind-the-scenes experiences in voice acting over the years, what it’s been like to be a part of JUJUTSU KAISEN‘s widespread acclaim, and her role as a pivotal part of Inazuma’s Archon Quest.

Watch the full video below.

Seasons 1-2 of JUJUTSU KAISEN are available on multiple streaming platforms, including Crunchyroll. Genshin Impact is available to download on Android, iOS, PC, PS4, and PS5.

Make sure to tune into Otaku Stroll on YouTube, and stay tuned for more anime content and interviews. And just in case you missed it, check out our interview with fellow JJK star Adam McArthur, who portrays Yuji Itadori!

‘Walker’: Season 4, Episode 13 – Series Finale – “See You Sometime” Synopsis Released

The synopsis has been released for season 4, episode 13 of Walker, the series finale, which is set to air on Wednesday, June 26. The episode is titled “See You Sometime”. It’s also noted that the finale will air from 8:00 p.m. to 9:03 p.m., an extra three minutes longer.

Here’s the synopsis:

Walker (Jared Padalecki) tries to make up for lost time and wants to be what Geri (Odette Annable) deserves. Cassie (Ashley Reyes) and Trey (Jeff Pierre) have their final interviews for the lieutenant position. Captain James (Coby Bell) advises Cassie and Trey. Stella (Violet Brinson) discusses with Liam (Keegan Allen) what she may want for her future. Bonham (Mitch Pileggi) and Abby (Molly Hagan) admit to each other what they really want for the next phase of their lives. August’s (Kale Culley) graduation brings everyone together to celebrate. The episode was written by Anna Fricke and Blythe Ann Johnson and directed by Steve Robin (#413). 

The series stars Jared Padalecki, Ashley Reyes, Keegan Allen, Mitch Pileggi, Molly Hagan, Jeff Pierre, Odette Annable, Coby Bell, Violet Brinson and Kale Culley. Every episode will be available on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

AMC Sets Premiere Date for ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon – The Book of Carol’

AMC Networks has set the premiere date for the highly anticipated The Waking Dead: Daryl Dixon – The Book of Carol for September 29 on AMC and AMC+.

The new season will pick up where The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon left off, following Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) and Carol Peletier (Melissa McBride).

The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon – The Book of Carol also stars Clémence Poésy, Louis Puech Scigliuzzi, Laika Blanc Francard, Charrier, Romain Levi and Eriq Ebouaney, and is executive produced by showrunner David Zabel, Scott M. Gimple, Reedus, McBride, Greg Nicotero, Angela Kang, Brian Bockrath, Daniel Percival, Jason Richman and Steve Squillante.

Make sure to check it out on September 29 at 9pm ET/PT, on AMC and AMC+.

Jensen Ackles to Headline New Prime Video Series ‘Countdown’

Jensen Ackles is set to headline a brand new series for Prime Video, titled Countdown. The project is from Amazon MGM Studios.

According to Prime Video’s press release, the 13-episode series was developed for Ackles, who also has a deal with Amazon MGM Studios. The series is from Derek Haas, who created the series and will serve as executive producer and showrunner, and is the first series under his Amazon MGM Studios deal as well.

Haas previously co-created or executive produced five of the most-watched shows in recent years: Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Chicago Med, FBI, and FBI: International.

Ackles is most known for his role as Dean Winchester on the fifteen-season series Supernatural, and has appeared in The Boys, Big Sky, and most recently on CBS’ Tracker.

Here’s the synopsis:

Countdown starts following a suspicious murder in broad daylight, which leads to LAPD officer Mark Meachum (Jensen Ackles) being recruited to join a secret task force of undercover agents from all branches of law enforcement to investigate. But as the truth of a more sinister plot comes into focus, the team must overcome their conflicting personal agendas to unite and save a city of millions. 

Countdown will stream exclusively on Prime Video.

‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ Releasing on 4K Ultra HD in August

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The 90’s fan-favorite film, Can’t Hardly Wait, is being released on 4K Ultra HD on August 20! The film stars Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose, Peter Facinelli, and Seth Green.

Here’s the synopsis:

It’s graduation day at Huntington Hills High– a time for Pomp and Circumstance, tassels and mortarboards, and serious introspection about the future. But tonight, the seniors will leave all that behind for the things that really matter; romance, revenge and rock ‘n’ roll. Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose, Peter Facinelli, Seth Green and Jennifer Love Hewitt star in one raucous comedy about the ultimate teen party, a once-in-a-lifetime alternate universe where class nerds become class studs, super-jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom into grown-up romance. From meathead to misfit, everyone will be there for a hormone-charged bash tapped for out-of-control fun.

The release will also include some new special features:

  • Feature presented in 4K resolution with Dolby Vision, scanned from the original camera negative
  • English Dolby Atmos + 5.1
    • High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos approved by Deborah Kaplan & Harry Elfont
  • Special Features:
    • NEW: 11 Newly Uncovered Alternate & Deleted Scenes
    • 6 Existing Deleted Scenes
    • Original Commentary with Filmmakers and Cast
    • Commentary with Filmmakers and Cast – 10 Years Later
    • Huntington Hills High Class of ’98 Reunion
    • Can’t Hardly Wait: The Making of a Teen Classic
    • The Life of the Party
    • “I Can’t Get Enough of You Baby” Music Video by Smash Mouth
    • Theatrical Trailer

Make sure to check it out on 4K Ultra HD on August 20!

‘Inside Out 2’ Releases Final Trailer

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The countdown is on. Disney and Pixar’s Inside Out 2 is heading to theaters soon! After the worldwide success of the first film, the emotions are back to help Riley navigate her teen years. This time around moviegoers will join Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust as they come to terms with sharing control of Riley with some new and more complex emotions. While headquarters undergoes a sudden demolition to make room for the newcomers our old tried and true favorites find themselves being suppressed.

Returning to voice some of our original emotions are Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, and Lewis Black. As Riley tries to make room for new experiences in her life Anxiety, Envy, Ennui, and Embarrassment make themselves known. With new emotions comes some new voice talent! Joining the cast this time around are Maya Hawke, Kensington Tallman, Liza Lapira, Tony Hale, Ayo Edebiri, Lilimar, Grace Lu, Sumayyah Nuriddin-Green, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Paul Walter Hauser, and Yvette Nicole Brown.

Inside Out 2 is directed by Kelsey Mann with Mark Nielsen serving as producer. Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera, and Dan Scanlon lead as executive producers. Inside Out 2‘s screenplay was written by Meg LeFauve and Dave Holstein with the story done by Mann and LeFauve. With music by Andrea Datzman, this film is sure to have all the charm and heartfelt emotion as the original. Inside Out 2 releases exclusively in theaters on June 14th. Make sure to watch the final trailer below!

‘La Femme Nikita’ Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD Steelbook Releasing June 11

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Starring Anne Parillaud, Jeanne Moreau and Jean Reno, La Femme Nikita is releasing in a limited edition 4K Ultra HD Steelbook on June 11!

Directed by Luc Besson, the film was released originally in 1990 and is a must-see thriller.

Here’s the synopsis:

Rescued from death row by a top-secret agency, Nikita is slowly transformed from a cop-killing junkie into a cold-blooded bombshell with a license to kill. But when she begins the deadliest mission of her career, only to fall for a man who knows nothing of her true identity, Nikita discovers that in the dark and ruthless world of espionage, the greatest casualty of all… is true love.

Make sure to check it out when it releases on a 4K Ultra HD Steelbook on June 11!

‘Walker’ Recap: Season 4, Episode 10 “End This Way”

On tonight’s episode of Walker, things heated up between the Walker family after Stella ran away, and the search for the Jackal continued.

Let’s dive in!

Stella’s Escape

The episode opens with a montage of Stella driving, as flashbacks of everything leading up to the events of her fleeing run through her head.

Back at the ranch, Liam, Augie, and Geri are discussing everything — Liam and Augie arguing while Geri is trying to be the mediator. Bonham and Abeline come over after hearing the commotion, and Augie tells them what happened. Bonham tells Geri to call Cordell, and Liam tells her to keep it vague. Cordell answers, but he’s in the motel room investigating the Jackal. He tells her that there’s a gazebo he thinks she could be at, so he’ll stop by there and check it out. He also tells her to call Larry to see if they can help track her down.

Larry, Trey, and the Rangers arrive at the Walker ranch, and Larry asks to look at Stella’s browsing history while they also check red light cameras. He says he’s going to send Cassie out to help Cordi. Abeline is quiet, zoned out, and tells Larry thank you.

Liam angrily slams dishes in the kitchen and Geri walks in; Liam vents about Stella and how she should have talked to him. Geri tells Liam the best thing he can do is start forgiving her because she’s going to need a lot of forgiveness once this is done. Geri takes over the dishes from Liam and tells him to go take out his anger chopping wood or something.

The Search for the Necklace

Stella arrives at an abandoned field, and Joanna pulls up in a car — with her henchman and Sadie, who they kidnapped. Joanna says she wants the necklace for Sadie, and Stella tries to bargain with her with the letter that Hoyt had. Joanna doesn’t agree, and Stella burns the letter. Stella agrees to take Joanna to where the necklace is and also tells Sadie that Joanna is her grandmother.

On the way to the necklace, Sadie talks to Joanna about them being family and her kidnapping her. Joanna tells her she’s a stranger. Stella tries to give Joanna directions, but Joanna says she’s known for the last ten minutes where they were going — Hoyt’s childhood home.

They enter the old house and start tearing it apart looking for the necklace. Stella and Sadie get a second alone, and Stella tells Sadie that she doesn’t have a plan yet, but she will and to look for a signal.

Sadie ends up in Hoyt’s old room and finds a picture of him as a child. Joanna comes in and tells her that she’s the reason that all of this is happening. Sadie did a DNA test and it tipped her off, and she thought he would have left it for her. Sadie says she thought she was in jail, and that she’s been looking for this necklace for a long time — that the cops took the necklace from her and found out it was worth $800,000. Joanna says no one in the world is really looking out for you, and the best thing she ever did for Hoyt was leaving. Sadie says she talked to Abby Walker a lot about Hoyt, and says the Walkers were his family.

Abeline and Joanna

Abeline is distracted, and Bonham asks her what’s going on — she says she actually wrote a letter to Joanna once Hoyt passed. She never responded. Abeline says she better not hurt Stella and that if she does, the Rangers better find her first because she’ll kill her if she does. Trey interrupts that he’s got something, and they were able to track Stella’s car and Geri puts the pieces together of where she is. Abby, however, goes missing and they hear the car take off — she knows where the house is and is going after Joanna.

Joanna threatens them again, and Stella tells her she thinks it’s in the fireplace. They find the bag that it was in behind a brick, but it’s empty. Joanna’s henchman turns on her realizing he won’t get paid now and right before he tries to shoot Joanna, Stella yells “SIGNAL” at Sadie and the girls take him down. Joanna goes to run and opens the front door, only to be met by the barrel of a shotgun and Abeline Walker behind it.

The Rangers arrive, and they handcuff Joanna and her henchman. Stella runs over to Liam and gives him a hug and apologizes, and Liam says he forgives her. The Rangers sit Joanna on the porch, and Abeline asks for a minute alone with her. Abeline talks to Joanna about Hoyt, and that watching him grow up was one of the greatest blessings of her life. She says she feels nothing but pity for her because she couldn’t see the treasure she had in Hoyt. Abeline tells her it didn’t have to end this way, and Joanna says she always knew it would end this way.

Cassie and Luna

Cassie and Luna are getting ready to go meet a friend of his, Ed. At the Side Step, a band plays as Cassie, and Luna meet up with Luna’s friend. Right off the bat, he’s negative about The Side Step, as well as everything Austin — and Luna tells him he’s moving to Austin. Cassie goes to take a call from Larry, and as she comes back, Luna says he’s moving here because he loves Cassie. She hears it but doesn’t say anything as she and Luna leave to go meet Cordell.

As they arrive at the lake, Luna apologizes for his friend and asks if Cassie heard what he said, and she tells him she did. He apologizes for her hearing it that way, and he tells her he loves her again.

The Necklace Revealed

Geri, Sadie, and Stella are sitting around the back of an ambulance, and Stella apologizes to both of them. Stella also shows them something — she has the necklace. She knew where it was the whole time, so she drove over before meeting with Joanna and grabbed it. There was also a note with the necklace, and she gives it to Geri. Geri, however, gives it to Sadie and says it belongs with her as Hoyt’s daughter. The note says it was “given to one of our ancestors by a dear friend” (fun note: meaning Abigail Walker in Walker: Independence, who wore the necklace all through the series, gave it to the Hoyt Rawlins in Independence.), but he wanted the necklace to stay in his family. Geri reiterates that Sadie should have it, and Sadie says it should actually go back to the museum.

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Where’s Cordell?

Cassie and Luna arrive, and Larry asks where Cordi is. Cassie said she never met up with him at the lake, they tried to call but he didn’t pick up. Trey said he texted him earlier but he never responded.

It cuts to Cordi lying in his bed at home, and waking up. He goes down to the kitchen and sees August and Stella. However, they mention Emily, and it flashes to Cordi being tied up and being fed a spoonful of blended food. He’s also injected with poison in his neck. It goes back to Cordi’s dream/hallucination, and he says, “Emily?” before the episode ends. Cordi has been taken by the Jackal.

Walker airs Wednesday nights on The CW. You can catch up the next day on the CW app.

Paramount+ Renews ‘Criminal Minds: Evolution’ Ahead of New Season

Paramount+ has announced that they’re renewing Criminal Minds: Evolution for an additional season (beyond what is premiering tomorrow!). The show returns tomorrow, June 6, exclusively on Paramount+. The first two episodes will be available to stream tomorrow, with subsequent episodes dropping weekly on Thursdays.

Criminal Minds: Evolution stars Joe Mantegna, A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, Aisha Tyler, Zach GilfordRyan-James Hatanaka with Adam Rodriguez and Paget Brewster. Guest stars include Clark Gregg, Felicity Huffman, Liana Liberato, Paul F. Tompkins, Tuc Watkins, and Brian White.

RIMINAL MINDS: EVOLUTION is produced by ABC Signature and CBS Studios. Erica Messer (Criminal MindsCriminal Minds: Beyond Borders) serves as showrunner and executive producer with Breen Frazier, Chris Barbour, Glenn Kershaw and Mark Gordon also executive producing.

The Paramount+ original series CRIMINAL MINDS: EVOLUTION debuted last year and is currently available to stream on the service. All 15 seasons of the original Criminal Minds series, which ran from 2005-2020 on CBS, are also available on Paramount+.

‘Dexter: Original Sin’ Adds More Cast Members as Production Starts on Series

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Paramount+ with Showtime announced four new cast members for Dexter: Original Sin, which starts production today.

Joining the cast for the new, 10-episode drama, are James Martinez, Christina Milian, Alex Shimizu, and Reno Wilson. They join the already-announced Christian Slater, Patrick Gibson, and Molly Brown.

Martinez will play Angel Batista, Milian as Maria LaGuerta, Shimizu as Vince Masuka, and Wilson as Bobby Watt.

Here’s the synopsis for the series:

Set in 1991 Miami, DEXTER: ORIGINAL SIN follows Dexter (Gibson) as he transitions from student to avenging serial killer. When his bloodthirsty urges can’t be ignored any longer, Dexter must learn to channel his inner darkness. With the guidance of his father, Harry (Slater), he adopts a Code designed to help him find and kill people who deserve to be eliminated from society without getting on law enforcement’s radar. This is a particular challenge for young Dexter as he begins a forensics internship at the Miami Metro Police Department. 

Dexter: Original Sin is executive produced by Clyde Phillips and produced by SHOWTIME Studios and Counterpart Studios. Executive Producers also include Scott Reynolds, Michael C. Hall, Mary Leah Sutton, Tony Hernandez, and Lilly Burns, with the series being produced by Robert Lloyd Lewis.

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