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Legion season 3 ordered by FX

The FX network has confirmed that Legion season 3 is happening, before Legion season 2 has even finished its run. Creator Noah Hawley and star Dan Stevens will both return for another season of the Marvel drama, which blends superpowered mutants with mental health issues and trippy narrative twists. Legion has fast become one of the most ambitious comic book adaptations...

The Rain season 2 announced by Netflix

The Rain has been renewed for a second season by Netflix, with the powers-that-be from the iconic streaming service opting to order another eight episodes of the Danish drama. Production will resume on the show later this year, with The Rain season 2 expected to appear online for our viewing pleasure at some point next year. Netflix’s Kelly Luegenbiehl...

Matt LeBlanc is leaving Top Gear

Matt LeBlanc will leave Top Gear at the end of its next season, it’s been revealed. Given that his sitcom Episodes ended in the past year, as well, this is starting to look like a period of significant change in the Friends star’s career. The 26th series of Top Gear, LeBlanc’s fourth and final stint among the main presenters, will...

Come Away: Angelina Jolie and David Oyelowo join new fantasy film

Angelina Jolie and David Oyelowo are in talks to play central roles in a fantasy drama movie called Come Away, which will mark the live-action debut of Brave director/co-writer Brenda Chapman. The script for Come Away heralds from Marissa Kate Goodhill, whose only previous writing credit is a short film entitled Lost And Found. Oyelowo is working as one of the...

The King: Robert Pattinson joins amazing cast for Netflix Shakespeare adaptation

Robert Pattinson has joined an awesome cast for The King, a Netflix adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part I, Henry IV Part II and Henry V, which heralds from writer-director David Michôd. Michôd recently wrote and directed War Machine, starring Brad Pitt, also for Netflix. He made The Rover, too, a post-apocalyptic feature starring Pattinson and Guy Pearce. For The King, Michôd co-wrote...

Strike Back season 7: huge synopsis announces new cast members

Production has begun on Strike Back season 7, and Sky One has released lots of new information to mark the occasion. Filming is taking place in Malaysia. This lengthy story synopsis, which announces two new faces for the Strike Back season 7 cast, has arrived on the web: “Section 20’s Warren Brown (Thomas ‘Mac’ McAllister), Daniel MacPherson (Samuel Wyatt),...

Channel 4: seven UK cities revealed as potential locations for new HQ

Channel 4 is looking for the perfect place to build its new out-of-London headquarters, where a state-of-the-art TV studio can be set up. Having sifted through submissions from over 30 potential locations, Channel 4 has now narrowed its search, unveiling a shortlist of the seven favourite options for the new HQ location. Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow,...

Jessica Jones season 3: Krysten Ritter starts work “very soon”

Krysten Ritter has revealed that production work will start “very soon” on Jessica Jones season 3, and that she’s been in training to return to the role for a while now. Ritter said as much at the Comicpalooza event in Houston, during a panel discussion. Kyle Luker, Ritter’s manager, began the panel by saying, “So, you’re getting...

The Split series 2 confirmed by the BBC

BBC One has ordered a second series of The Split, shortly after the divorce drama’s series 1 finale garnered lots of viewers and manifold positive reactions online. The Split series 2 will arrive next year, it’s been revealed. The Split series 1 introduced us to the Defoe family, all but one of whom work for the family law...

Locke & Key: Lost writer’s comic book adaptation moves to Netflix

Locke & Key, a comic book adaptation from Lost creator Carlton Cuse, has found a new home at Netflix. This streaming giant is the third platform to host the project, which originated at Fox with Josh Friedman at the helm in 2010, before moving to Hulu with Cuse leading the charge in 2017. And now, after Hulu declined...