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Benedict Cumberbatch

Patrick Melrose: Benedict Cumberbatch-headlined drama attracts new recruits

Sky Atlantic has got its sizeable chequebook out again, and has signed up some star names for its upcoming drama, Patrick Melrose (previously known as Melrose). The show, that stars and is executive produced by Benedict Cumberbatch, is based on the semi-autobiographical novels by Edward St Aubyn. As the official announcements notes, “Patrick Melrose hilariously … >

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Doctor Who

Doctor Who: the rumoured title for the Christmas special

As we reported over the weekend, there’s going to be a Doctor Who panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, taking place later this month. The panel will feature Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat amongst others, and you can read more about it here. But, in the midst of BBC America’s announcements, seems to be … >

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Ordeal By Innocence casting

BBC’s latest Agatha Christie adaptation starts filming

UPDATE Filming has now officially begun on Ordeal By Innocence, this Christmas’ Agatha Christie adaptation for the BBC. The following was posted by Sarah Phelps on Twitter this morning… and we’re off! — Sarah PhEUlps (@PhelpsieSarah) July 10, 2017 Last week, we ran the following story about the drama’s announcement… Following the hugely successful adaptations … >

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Nelsan Ellis

True Blood: tributes pour in for Nelsan Ellis

Nelsan Ellis, who played Lafayette Reynolds in all seven series of the much-loved TV show True Blood, died over the weekend. He was just 39 years old. The news was confirmed by his agent, who said that “Nelsan has passed away after complications with heart failure. He was a great talent, and his words and … >

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Red Dwarf XII confirmed for autumn start, logo revealed

The already-filmed twelfth series of Red Dwarf is edging closer to our screens, with the confirmation now from the official Red Dwarf Facebook page that the show will premiere on Dave this coming autumn. Furthermore, the not particularly surprisingly – but still exciting! – new logo for the upcoming run has also been revealed. The … >

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Peter Capaldi

Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi’s final SDCC panel confirmed

The BBC has announced that Doctor Who will be heading to San Diego Comic-Con later this month again – and that Peter Capaldi, for the final time, will be on the panel. Filming is nearly wrapped on the Christmas special, and whist that’s being edited, the Doctor Who team will be heading to Hall H … >

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Dave Foley in Sky High

Misfits: Dave Foley joins the cast of the US remake

The cast in falling into place for the pilot episode of Misfits. That’d be the American remake, that’s being overseen by iZombie’s Diane Ruggiero-Wright. She’s writing, producing, and will be showrunner of the new version. Howard Overman, who created the original British Misfits, is listed as executive producer too. The pilot already has amongst its … >

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