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Alan Davies hoping for ‘Jonathan Creek’ Series 6

Jonathan Creek star Alan Davies has revealed that he would like to continue making the show for “another ten years”. The actor told Digital Spy: “It’s entirely up to [the show’s creator, David Renwick]. I would do more [episodes] if he wanted to write them.” He added: “I do enjoy doing it and the viewing...

Andrew Scott on ‘Sherlock’ Series 4 plans: ‘Everybody is super-busy’

Sherlock star Andrew Scott has revealed that he knew that Moriarty’s storyline wasn’t over “years ago”. The actor made a surprise return as Moriarty in the final moments of Series 3’s finale, ‘His Last Vow’, earlier this year. Series 4 has been confirmed, but it is still uncertain when new episodes will be filmed and...

‘Ripper Street’ writer hopeful for Series 4 and Series 5

Ripper Street writer Toby Finlay has revealed that there are plans for the show to continue beyond the recently-commissioned third series. The period crime drama was axed by BBC One after two series last December, but brand new episodes will now debut on Amazon Prime Instant Video before airing on BBC One a few months...

‘Game of Thrones’ bosses confirm plan for 7 seasons

The showrunners of Game of Thrones have revealed that a seven-season run for the fantasy drama was their aim “from the beginning”. Executive producer David Benioff told EW: “It feels like this is the midpoint for us. If we’re going to go seven seasons, which is the plan, Season 4 is right down the middle,...

‘Inside No. 9’ will return for Series 2

Inside No. 9 has been recommissioned by BBC Two for a second series. The League of Gentlemen stars Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton will begin filming new episodes of the dark anthology comedy series later this year. Shearsmith told Chortle: “We have now got a second series of [Inside] No. 9. We’ve got to get...

Classic ‘Doctor Who’ to air on Horror Channel

Horror Channel has acquired the rights to air classic Doctor Who episodes. The channel has completed a deal with BBC Worldwide to broadcast 30 stories from the show’s classic era. A classic Doctor Who marathon will launch on Friday 18 April with the very first story, ‘An Unearthly Child’, followed by one story from each...

Karen Gillan teases ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ role

Doctor Who star Karen Gillan has revealed some new details about her character in Marvel’s upcoming Guardians Of The Galaxy movie. The Scottish actress will play the villainous Nebula in the film, alongside Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Benicio Del Toro. Gillan told MTV at SXSW: “I always had total faith in the project, because...

‘Line of Duty’ writer planning for Series 3 and beyond

Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio has revealed that he hopes the police corruption drama will “run and run”. The second series concludes next week on BBC Two. Mercurio told Radio Times: “It’s a terrific show to work on. As a writer, particularly one who has done returning series, I have no plans to hand...

Cast announced for Jimmy McGovern’s convicts drama ‘Banished’

Myanna Buring (Ripper Street), Russell Tovey (Being Human) and Julian Rhind-Tutt (The Hour) will lead the cast of Jimmy McGovern’s epic new BBC Two drama, Banished. From the makers of Top Of The Lake, the seven-part series opens at dawn in New South Wales, Australia in 1788 and begins filming north of Sydney next month....

‘Atlantis’ writers have five-year plan for show

Atlantis star Robert Emms, who plays Pythagoras, has revealed that the fantasy drama’s writers have a long-term plan for the show. Series 2 begins filming soon and will air on BBC One this autumn. Speaking exclusively to CultBox recently, Emms commented: “They definitely have a five-year plan for it, for sure. Obviously the first season...