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Star Trek: Discovery’s 2018 UK return date confirmed

The revival of small screen Star Trek, with the Netflix and CBS-backed Star Trek: Discovery, has been a raging success. The first season of the show, that’s taking a short break, has been a critical and commercial hit. So much so that season two of the show has already been ordered. But what about the...

Doctor Who: Bradley Walsh confirms he didn’t have to audition for role

Filming is now underway on Doctor Who series 11, the first full run for Jodie Whittaker in the TARDIS. And amongst those travelling with her are three new companions. One of whom is being played by Bradley Walsh (Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill round out the rest of the crew). Walsh appeared on The One...

Ellen Page cast in Netflix series The Umbrella Academy

Geek-favourite Ellen Page has been cast in Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of the graphic novel series The Umbrella Academy. The comics were created and written by musician Gerard Way and published by Dark Horse Comics. It follows the outcasts of a superhero family, who must work together to solve their father’s suspicious death. Page will play...

BBC cancels Agatha Christie mini-series starring Ed Westwick

Just one of a series of assault and harrassment allegations to come out of the woodwork in recent weeks, accusations against British actor Ed Westwick have resulted in the BBC pulling upcoming Agatha Christie adaptation Ordeal by Innocence from its schedule. We won’t go into the details of the allegations – which Westwick has deined...

ITV is closing down ITV Encore channel

Following the model set by the BBC with BBC Three, ITV is now set to close down its ITV Encore channel, and rebrand it as an online offering instead. The channel has offered a mix of high profile ITV repeats, as well as first-run shows such as The Frankenstein Chronicles, starring Sean Bean. But from...

Doctor Who: Steven Moffat on how the show competes with a lower budget

Outgoing Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has been doing promotional work for the series 10 DVD and Blu-ray release. And as part of that, he’s done a long interview with Den Of Geek, where he’s been chatting about the show. In particular, he was questioned about how Doctor Who – on a limited budget –...

Star Wars: a live action television show is finally coming

For a long time, George Lucas was in development on a live action Star Wars television series, that ultimately came to nothing when he sold his company to Disney. But Disney has been busy announcing new Star Wars projects, including a trilogy of new films. And we now learn that there’s also going to be...

Red Dwarf XII episode 5 review: M-Corp

Spoilers: in the penultimate episode of Red Dwarf’s twelfth series, the crew discover that their ship is now owned by M-Corp and Lister can no longer see products that aren’t also owned by the corporation.