Here’s a Pop Culture Fix if you’re capable of doing anything besides doom-scrolling Twitter right now!
+ Ellen Page will star alongside Paris Berlec in a new “gaming comedy” called 1Up from BuzzFeed Studios (which will be BuzzFeed’s first feature film).
Berelc will portray a gamer who quits her college esports team due to sexism from her male counterparts. To keep her scholarship, she’s forced to assemble an all-female team and enlists the help of a coach — portrayed by Page — who has a gaming scandal in her past.
+ Shondaland has arrived on Netflix!
+ Lily Singh and Peter Dinklage will voice Hitpig and Pickles in the new animated film Hitpig. Hannah Gadsby will voice a supporting character.
+ This made me feel a teensy bit optimistic for some reason: The Connors falls to an all-time ratings low with its 2020 election episode. (Sorry, Sara Gilbert.)
+ Garnet’s the star of Cartoon Network’s new anti-racism PSAs.
+ Gillian Anderson is FREAKING ME OUT in this The Crown trailer.