Virgin Media is launching a new channel named Virgin TV Ultra HD, which will be completely dedicated to sharing stunning 4K visuals. The new channel will launch on September 17th, and Virgin has been picking up high profile shows to place on it.
Supergirl season 4 will feature activist Nicole Maines as a new character named Nia Nal, a trans woman that is set to take up the superhero identity of Dreamer. And thanks to a new teaser trailer, we now have our first look at Maines in the show.
The BBC has ordered a second series of His Dark Materials, before the show’s first run has even arrived on screens. That’s an impressive show of confidence from the Beeb, which hopefully bodes well for the series that we’re yet to see.
Ben Miller is among the new cast additions for The Man, an ITV drama that will “explore the corrosive effects of bullying” in the workplace. Mike Bartlett of Doctor Foster, Trauma and The Town has penned the scripts, and Ken Nwosu of Christopher Robin and Killing Eve is set to play the main role.
Outlander season 4 will see Caitriona Balfe’s Claire and Sam Heughan’s Jamie ‘brave the new world’ as they encounter an early era of America. And now, with less than two months until the time-and-location-hopping adventure resumes on our screens, Starz has unleashed a full trailer.
Well, this is unexpected. Christopher Eccleston, whose portrayal of the Ninth Doctor helped re-launch Doctor Who back in 2005, has returned to the role in a rather surprising fashion. He has donned the cheeky charisma/surly sarcasm of his Time Lord to send a wedding video to some fans.
With Henry Cavill locked into the lead role of Geralt, which he actively lobbied for, Netflix is now looking for an actress to play Ciri in the streaming service’s adaptation of The Witcher books. Interestingly, they’re looking for a black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) actress to play the part.
Andrew Lincoln’s Rick Grimes will say farewell to The Walking Dead at some point in the show’s ninth season, although it’s unclear as of yet whether he will die or wander off. With this huge turning point for the show looming, AMC has released an extra-long The Walking Dead season 9 trailer to tease Rick’s departure.