Posts by: Patrick Sproull

Eddie Redmayne finally explains his role in Jupiter Ascending

Eddie Redmayne, the once Oscar winner and now pursuer of Fantastic Beasts, has been chatting about The Crimes of Grindelwald and the topic of Jupiter Ascending came up… Redmayne, who played a raspy-voiced villain opposite Mila Kunis’ bee queen and Channing Tatum’s wolf hybrid, brought up his performance in a video with GQ. “People seem to either enjoy what I...

Back to Life: Geraldine James and more join Daisy Haggard comedy

BBC Three have announced the cast that will be joining Daisy Haggard in new comedy-drama, Back to Life.. The series follows Miri Matteson, a woman who did a very bad thing a long time ago. So bad in fact, that she went to prison for 18 years because of it. Miri’s first few weeks out of prison...

Peaky Blinders: film is “being written” says series director

In an age where a lot of TV series are trying to make the leap into cinemas, Peaky Blinders seems to be the next drama about to make its way onto the big screen… According to series director Otto Bathurst, who was behind the camera on the first few episodes of the crime drama, a script is...

The Mandalorian: Pedro Pascal to lead Star Wars TV series

Game of Thrones and Narcos star Pedro Pascal has entered talks to lead Disney’s new live action Star Wars series, The Mandalorian… Following the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic, The Mandalorian will be air on Disney+ next year and be directed by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Deborah Chow, Rick...

The Flash: Tom Felton wants to return

Former The Flash and Harry Potter star Tom Felton has said that he wants to return to The CW series after his previous stint… Chatting to Digital Spy the actor said an extension for his original one-season deal wasn’t on the cards but he’d be open to returning now; “absolutely, yeah! I miss it. I miss those guys...

Channel 4 announce festive Bake Off, The Last Leg and more

Channel 4 have announced a generous hoard of festive specials they’re going to broadcasting this Christmas and New Year, including Bake Off, The Last Leg, The Crystal Maze and more… A staple on the BBC and one carried over onto Channel 4, The Great British Bake Off will return for two Yuletide specials later this year. Four merry bakers from Bake...

Doctor Who series 11: Julie Hesmondhalgh says political correctness criticism is ‘bollocks’

There’s been recent mutterings about the new series of Doctor Who, Jodie Whittaker’s first in the title role, being too politically correct – and incoming guest star Julie Hesmondhalgh has some thoughts.. Hesmondhalgh, known for Coronation Street and Broadchurch, was asked by Digital Spy and a handful of other press members what her thoughts were on the criticism that Doctor...

Death and Nightingales: BBC drama release date announced

The BBC’s adaptation of Eugene McCabe’s novel, Death and Nightingales is set to start at the end of the month as we’ve now got a trailer and a release date… It’s programmed to kick off on Wednesday 28th November at 9pm, and the trailer to sate your appetite until then, looks a little like this… As previously announced Death...