TVLine Items: John Stamos Joins UnPrisoned, Netflix’s Minecraft Series and More

John Stamos isn’t mincing words on UnPrisoned.

The Fuller House and Big Shot star will recur during Season 2 of the Hulu series as Murphy, “a best-selling author and self-proclaimed ‘family radical healing coach,'” reads the official character description. “Murphy is a half-guru/half-reality star, cut to the chase type therapist who believes in telling people straight up what’s wrong with them.”

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Stamos joins previously announced guest stars Oliver Hudson (The Cleaning Lady), Jamie Chung (The Gifted) and Brandee Evans (P-Valley).

Starring Kerry Washington and Delroy Lindo, UnPrisoned Season 2 premieres with all eight episodes on Wednesday, July 17.

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* A CG-animated Minecraft series in development at Netflix, featuring “an original story with new characters, showing the world of [the video game] in a new light,” the streamer tells our sister site Variety.

* Prime Video has picked up the animated series Kevin, written by Aubrey Plaza and Joe Wengert, who will executive-produce alongside Dan Murphy. The comedy follows “a life-long housecat who decides that he doesn’t want to live with people anymore,” per the official synopsis. “Loosely inspired by a real break-up and the cat caught in the middle, Kevin dares to ask himself, ‘Is there a world where I don’t do the owner thing and am just… single for the rest of my life?'”

* Netflix has ordered the adult animated comedy The Undervale, created by Matt Roller (ArcherRick & Morty) and executive-produced by Chris McKenna (Spider-Man: No Way Home, Spider-Man: Far From Home), Dan Harmon (Rick & Morty, Community), Steve Levy (Rick & Morty, Community) and Roller. In the series, “a single mother of two struggles to run a haunted hotel with the help of her estranged brother, who is now one of the ghosts and thinks the other ghosts have some pretty good ideas.”

* Prime Video’s upcoming YA series We Were Liars has cast Emily Alyn Lind (Max’s Gossip Girl), Shubham Maheshwari, Esther MacGregor (High School) and Joseph Zada as the titular liars.

* Masterpiece on PBS has released a trailer for Moonflower Murders, which takes place after the events of Magpie Murders and stars Lesley Manville and Tim McMullan. The series premieres Sunday, Sept. 15 at 9/8c:

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