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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Dark Matter Joel Edgerton

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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Gotham Knights finds its Harvey Dent in Misha Collins

Supernatural‘s Misha Collins has been cast as the District Attorney who turns supervillain.  Of all the Gotham-related stories being created at the moment, Gotham Knights is one which really catches our interest. Set after Batman’s murder, it focusses on his rebellious adopted son who forms an unlikely alliance with the children of Batman’s enemies. Framed for … >

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