Posts by: Rob Leane

The Sinner season 2 gets a synopsis

The USA Network’s smash hit mystery miniseries, The Sinner, has been renewed for a second season. On this side of the pond, Netflix UK broadcast all eight episodes of The Sinner season 1. We assume the streaming service will do the same for season 2. If you’re unfamiliar, let us fill you in. The Sinner...

BBC Three will expand its output with a new editorial pillar

BBC Three has launched a new editorial pillar, in order to broaden its output and create yet more opportunities for up-and-coming writers. BBC Three Controller Damian Kavanagh describes this as “an exciting creative moment for the channel and the production community as we are broadening the scope of our commissioning. We have received extra investment...

SEAL Team UK release date confirmed by Sky One

Sky One has set the UK release date for SEAL Team, an American military drama created by Benjamin Cavell of Homeland and Justified fame. The series is produced by the American network CBS, which has already screened 13 episodes for stateside viewers. The UK broadcast will be some way behind the American pace, then, when it...

The Good Doctor renewed for season 2

American network ABC has opted to renew one of its newest series, The Good Doctor, for a second season. This should hardly come as a big surprise, since The Good Doctor has been a ratings smash for ABC. In fact, it’s their most-watched new show in 13 years. If you’re unfamiliar, The Good Doctor is...

Jessica Jones season 2 episode titles revealed with awesome artwork

Marvel Entertainment has revealed the Jessica Jones season 2 episode titles in a very cool way: instead of your bog standard press release announcement, Marvel has released a pulpy comic book cover for each episode of Jessica Jones season 2, unveiling the episode titles within this awesome batch of artwork. Let us run you through the episode titles, then,...

Seth Rogen is developing an American version of Plebs

Here’s an unexpected piece of news: Seth Rogen, the mega-famous Hollywood comedy actor, is working on an American remake of the British period piece Plebs. Rogen’s production company Point Grey Pictures has picked up the relevant rights and is developing a Plebs remake to shop around American television networks. If you’re unfamiliar, Plebs is an...

Legion season 2 trailer: things are about to get weird (again)

Following on from some tough-to-decipher Legion season 2 teaser trailers, we now have something a little bit more substantial to share: the full-length Legion season 2 trailer. This promo proves without question that things won’t be getting any easier for Dan Stevens’ David Haller after he’s removed from that silver floating orb from the end of...

Wonder Woman 2 villain role: Emma Stone was first choice

If you were watching the web last week, you may well have seen an intriguing comic book movie casting rumour: Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig was strongly linked to the villainous role of Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2. Now, that story has developed a little, with the revelation that Wiig may not have been Warner Bros and...

Sharlto Copley to write and direct his own sci-fi film

Thanks to his appearances in Neill Blomkamp’s grungy sci-fi films District 9, Elysium and Chappie, South African actor Sharlto Copley has become synonymous with movies of this otherworldly oeuvre. With that in mind, we are thrilled to pass on this piece of news: Copley has signed a deal to write and direct a feature for...