MCW Alumni Work Streaming This Summer

Look out for MCW alumni work in your feed this summer: TV series Shōgun (FX) and Fallout (Prime Video), and podcast Pack One Bag (Lemonade Media).

Credit: Katie Yu/FX

Shōgun, a new series co-created by Rachel Kondo (MCW 2016) and based on the bestselling novel by James Clavell, is now streaming on FX. The series is “set in Japan in the year 1600, at the dawn of a century-defining civil war. ‘Lord Yoshii Toranaga’ (Hiroyuki Sanada) is fighting for his life as his enemies on the Council of Regents unite against him, when a mysterious European ship is found marooned in a nearby fishing village” –FX. Shōgun has been renewed for a second season.

Credit: JoJo Whilden/Prime Video

Fallouta post-apocalyptic drama based on the video game franchise of the same name, was released in April and has amassed millions of viewers on Amazon Prime Video, making it the second most-watched title in Prime history. Kieran Fitzgerald (MCW 2010) is a writer for the show and wrote Episode 4, “The Ghouls.” Fallout has been renewed for Season 2.

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Pack One Bag, a new Tribeca-winning podcast by documentarian David Modigliani (MCW 2007) featuring Stanley Tucci, explores the “epic true story of an Italian family, split apart by love, fascism and war.” The 10-part series premieres June 5th.