Black Mirror – a new series is happening

Variety teases a series with Black Mirror stories that are even more cinematic in scope.  Thanks to an exclusive piece up at Variety, we’ve learned that a new series of Black Mirror is being worked on. The dystopian anthology series, the brainchild of Charlie Brooker, last appeared in 2019. It landed a short three-episode fifth … >

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Nucti Gatwa

The Future is Here – Ncuti Gatwa is the Doctor

The Sex Education actor will lead the next version of Doctor Who under Russell T Davies.  The BBC have announced the identity of the next Doctor: actor Ncuti Gatwa will take on the role when Jodie Whittaker leaves Doctor Who later this year. Gatwa, who is aged 29, is best known for his role as … >

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Noel Fielding as Dick Turpin

Noel Fielding to star as Dick Turpin for Apple TV+

Stand and deliver for an example of genius casting!  In what sounds his perfect role, comedian Noel Fielding is to play the 18th century highwayman Dick Turpin. Apple TV+ have said yes to a comedy-adventure series which promises to tell the story of the notorious robber whose crimes have become the stuff of legend. We … >

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Warlord Chronicles – Bad Wolf’s first project under Sony announced

Sharpe author Bernard Cornwell’s historical fiction trilogy is getting the adaptation treatment.  Last year we watched with interest as Bad Wolf, the production company formed by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardener were acquired by Sony Pictures Television. The Cardiff-based production company has been responsible for the BBC’s adaptation of Phillip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, as … >

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Apple TV+ to explore Dark Matter with Joel Edgerton

The Obi-Wan Kenobi star will lead the sci-fi adaptation for the streamer.  Basking in the glow of their Oscar success with CODA, Apple TV+ are backing another book adaptation. The streaming service has just commissioned Dark Matter to series. Based on Blake Crouch’s novel, the nine-episode series will star Joel Edgerton (Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Underground … >

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