Metropolis – a television series adaptation is a go at Apple TV+

Mr. Robot‘s Sam Esmail is adapting the seminal Fritz Lang science fiction movie.   After a lengthy gestation period, Deadline are reporting that the 1927 Fritz Lang silent movie Metropolis is to become an Apple TV+ television series. The deep-pocketed streamer has commissioned the project as part of Sam Esmail’s overall deal at Universal Content … >

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Stonehouse – Matthew Macfadyen & Keeley Hawes together in itv drama

Based on real life events, Matthew Macfadyen will play the disgraced Labour minister John Stonehouse.  itv have announced the commissioning of Stonehouse, a drama based on the life and times of the disgraced Labour politician. In November 1947, John Stonehouse, a high-flying member of Harold Wilson’s Government, vanished from a Florida beach. Leaving a neatly … >

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Vienna Blood – Season 3 commissioned

The period crime drama will return for a third run, with filming due to start in March.  Fans of Vienna Blood can celebrate, as the 1900s set crime series is coming back for a further run of episodes. The show, created by Steve Thompson (Doctor Who, Sherlock) and based on the Liebermann Papers stories by Frank Tallis, … >

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Rebel Moon – concept art and cast revealed

Zack Snyder’s upcoming Netflix project has revealed some more details…  Ever since it was announced last July, Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon has been on our radar. Written by Snyder, along with Shay Hatten and Kurt Johnstad, it’s an idea we understand began life as a Star Wars concept, pre-Disney. Now a stand alone Netflix movie, … >

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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – Khan connection & Starfleet Academy

Also, that Section 31 Emperor Georgiou series is still in the pipeline!  With Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, the Enterprise-based, Captain Pike-led series spinning out of Discovery, due in May, executive producer Akiva Goldsman has confirmed a key character’s familial connection. Christina Chong is playing La’an Noonien-Singh and, at the show’s recent Television Critics Association … >

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