Posts by: Patrick Sproull

The Haunting of Hill House: first trailer and poster drop

Netflix have released the first trailer and poster for their upcoming horror series, The Haunting of Hill House helmed by Hush and Gerald’s Game director, Mike Flanagan. Flanagan will reunite with and direct his Gerald’s Game star, Carla Gugino, in a 10-episode adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 chiller The Haunting of Hill House. It’ll also feature The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society‘s...

American Horror Story: Apocalypse: first look at Jessica Lange

With the recent news that American Horror Story‘s upcoming season, Apocalypse, would feature the return of the third season’s titular coven and past cast members, showrunner Ryan Murphy has now given us our first look at the former alumni coming back for Apocalypse. Apocalypse will be the show’s first ever crossover, merging the storylines from Murder House and Coven as well as...

Two Doors Down: series 4 confirmed

The BBC’s comedy commissioner, Shane Allen and actor Arabella Weir confirmed yesterday that BBC Two sitcom, Two Doors Down is set to return for a fourth series. Weir confirmed the news on Twitter while Allen announced that the sitcom will return in response to a Radio Times reader’s letter – he also announced that other BBC Two sitcom Quacks will...

Doctor Who series 11: episode 1 to avoid theme tune?

An interesting tidbit gleaned from the latest edition of Doctor Who Magazine, which has new showrunner Chris Chibnall and Jodie Whittaker chatting about the upcoming series, is that episode one, ‘The Woman Who Fell to Earth’ may entirely omit Doctor Who‘s iconic credits. It’s a bold move given how important the opening credits are to the...

Quacks: sitcom will not return for second series

Sad news for fans of the BBC’s Victorian sitcom, Quacks, as the channel’s comedy commissioner, Shane Allen has announced it won’t be returning for a second series… Allen announced the news in the Radio Times in response to a fan’s letter asking whether Quacks had a future. “Sadly there are currently no plans for another series as we...

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: new character images released

After giving us a deliciously creepy poster and trailer, Netflix have now teased viewers with photos of the cast of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina… First up, there’s former Doctor Who baddie Michelle Gomez as Mary Wardwell, Sabrina’s mentor and teacher who just so happens to be under the possession of Madam Satan. Using Sabrina’s affection for her teacher,...

Bodyguard: episode 5 review

With one week left until the finale, BBC One’s Bodyguard still has viewers in a vice with no signs of letting up… It’s genuinely quite remarkable to see a series like Bodyguard, which is keeping dozens and dozens of plates spinning, fail to answer any of our lingering questions before the finale. Jed Mercurio has...

Cursed: Katherine Langford to play Lady of the Lake in Netflix series

Netflix’s new historical drama, Cursed, which will tackle the King Arthur legend has nabbed its lead actor in the form of 13 Reasons Why and Love, Simon star, Katherine Langford. The story will told from the perspective of Nimue, described as “a teenage heroine with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake”. It...

Gold Digger: Nikki Amuka-Bird and more join BBC’s affair drama

Gold Digger, the new BBC One drama from Thirteen creator Marnie Dickens, has added some supporting cast members. Julia Ormond of Howard’s End was announced as the lead some time ago, and now we know that Hard Sun‘s Nikki Amuka-Bird will be among the actors in supporting roles.