Posts by: CultBox Editor

Confirmed: Game Of Thrones won’t be back now until 2019

It’s not the most surprising news of the day, but at least it’s definite now: Game Of Thrones is taking a year off. The final season of the show won’t now be debuting until 2019, HBO has finally confirmed. Furthermore, it will be a six episode run to round the show off, and the identity...

The X-Files to end unless Gillian Anderson returns

It looks like the end is finally in sight for The X-Files. Gillian Anderson, who has played Dana Scully in the show since episode one, has been saying for some time that the new run – season 11 – would be her last. She’s stuck to those comments in recent days too, and that’s led...

Prison Break is definitely returning for another season

It’s official: there’s going to be another season of Prison Break. Fox confirmed the news overnight, following rumours swirling just before Christmas. And in the aftermath of the successful ‘event series’ revival of the show, a new run has now been ordered. Season six is a go. The news was confirmed by Fox Entertainment’s Michael...

The X-Files: future in doubt following Gillian Anderson’s departure

The eleventh season of The X-Files debuted in the US last night, uniting David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson for the new run of the show. But as has been widely reported, this is the moment where Anderson departs the series, having played Dana Scully since episode one of the programme Chris Carter, the creator of...

Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker on “the defining moment” of her life

Jodie Whittaker finally took the keys to the TARDIS on Christmas Day, as she become the brand new Doctor Who. She’s been filming series 11 of the show too, which premieres in the autumn, and production is set to get up and running again shortly following its Christmas break. Whittaker has given a new interview...

Kate Beckinsale signs up for major new ITV drama

ITV has started the year with a fine piece of casting, as it’s announced that Kate Beckinsale will headline its upcoming drama, The Widow. The programme is a co-production between ITV and Amazon Prime (with the latter streaming it everywhere else on the planet), and it’s come from the pen of Harry and Jack Williams...

Doctor Who: Sarah Dollard on why she’s not writing for series 11

Sarah Dollard’s first episode writing for Doctor Who was a significant one, as she penned the last full episode featuring Jenna Coleman’s Clara, Face The Raven. She then followed that up with series 10’s Thin Ice. But in a new interview, she’s confirmed that she won’t be returning for the next series. “I won’t be...

Netflix orders Bright 2 – but there’s no Max Landis this time

The reviews were hostile, but for Netflix’s $90m Will Smith movie Bright, the watching figures were high. It’s apparently the highest viewed new Netflix-backed movie on the streaming service in its first week, and the star power of Will Smith and Joel Edgerton didn’t hurt in that regards. Nor did a hefty marketing budget. The...

Quantum Leap: big Blu-ray complete collection arriving this month

Fans of classic sci-fi series Quantum Leap have reason to be pleased this morning, with the news that a complete Blu-ray collection is going on sale at the end of the month. Running to 22 discs and 4572 minutes in total, Quantum Leap: The Complete Collectors Edition will bring together all 97 episodes from the...

The End Of The F***ing World is heading to Netflix

The comedy series The End Of The F***ing World proved to be a very welcome surprise on E4 towards the end of last year. A co-production between E4 and Netflix, the show ran for eight episodes, with Alex Lawther leading the cast. It’s based on Charles Forsman’s graphic novels, and is a real treat. Furthermore,...