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Patrick Sproull

Atypical: trailer for season 2 released

Netflix have released a first look at season two of Atypical, its quirky coming-of-age drama about a teenager with autism, set to be released in September. Atypical bowed last August to warm reviews and stars Keir Gilchrist as Sam, a young man on the autistic spectrum, who started season one on a quest for love. Jennifer Jason … >

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Doctor Strange 2: production on sequel rumoured for early 2019

The possibility of a sequel to Doctor Strange, Marvel’s mystical superhero entry starring Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch, has increasingly gathered steam this summer, and it is now rumoured to start production in spring 2019. Kevin Feige kickstarted speculation about when we’d be getting Doctor Strange 2 back in June when he was discussing the aftermath of Avengers: Infinity War. Feige … >

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Big Little Lies: season two filming has wrapped

Filming for the second season of Big Little Lies, the Monterey-set HBO drama series, has officially wrapped, according to Instagram posts by the cast and crew. Reese Witherspoon, who plays meddlesome mom Madeline Martha Mackenzie, took to Instagram to post her appreciation for her fellow cast, and shared some behind the scenes snaps: Nicole Kidman, … >

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Pennyworth: production start date for Batman prequel announced

Pennyworth, a new series chronicling the early years of Batman’s faithful butler and enabler, Alfred Pennyworth, is set to start production in November, Pursue News has revealed. Hailing with Gotham executive producers Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon Pennyworth will follow in the same vein as Gotham, which shed a light on young Bruce Wayne’s life and where Sean Pertwee played … >

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MTV’s Scream: Mary J. Blige joins season 3

Grammy award-winner and multiple Oscar-nominee Mary J. Blige has boarded the long-delayed third season of MTV’s Scream, the teen horror series based on Wes Craven’s iconic 1996 film. The series premiered in 2015, fronted by Willa Fitzgerald and Bex Taylor-Klaus, and continued for two seasons before MTV pulled the plug on the original format. A continuing … >

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Lady and the Tramp: Tessa Thompson cast in live-action remake

Tessa Thompson, Thor: Ragnarok scene-stealer and future Men in Black star, has signed on the dotted line to star as Lady in Disney’s live-action retooling of Lady and the Tramp. Thompson, who found fame in Justin Simien’s Dear White People, will take the lead opposite Justin Theroux who will play Tramp. The film has also cast Ashley Jensen as a Scottish … >

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Bodyguard: Jed Mercurio backs Richard Madden as Bond

Jed Mercurio, the scribe behind the BBC’s highly-anticipated new series, Bodyguard, has thrown his support behind star Richard Madden as the next James Bond. The media has been in overdrive this past week with speculation over who could possibly succeed Daniel Craig. Idris Elba has been the favourite most recently, with the actor himself even teasing … >

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Doctor Who: Neil Gaiman wants to return

Neil Gaiman, author of Coraline, American Gods and oodles more, has officially voiced his desire to return to writing duties on a future season of Doctor Who. Gaiman, whose slate is increasingly busy, with new and continuing adaptations of American Gods, Good Omens and Lucifer hitting our screens soon, was interviewed by Digital Spy about the matter. “If you examine my DNA and … >

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DC Universe’s Doom Patrol: Joivan Wade cast as Cyborg

DC Universe’s live-action series, Doom Patrol, has started to assemble its cast by recruiting Joivan Wade as Victor Stone, alias Cyborg. Wade is best known around these parts as Rigsy in Doctor Who towards the end of Peter Capaldi’s run, and he recently broke into Hollywood with a lead role in The First Purge. He also starred in … >

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