‘Merlin’ team’s new E4 drama ‘Crazyhead’ begins filming

E4 has announced the cast for its new comedy-horror series from the makers of Merlin. Created by Misfits writer Howard Overman, who also created BBC One’s short-lived Atlantis and wrote many episode of Merlin, Crazyhead will be broadcast in the UK exclusively on E4, with Netflix streaming the series around the rest of the world. The six-part series began filming … >

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‘Merlin’ director joins ‘Doctor Who’ Season 9

Justin Molotnikov is directing an upcoming two-parter in the new season of Doctor Who. It is not yet known if the story is Episodes 9-10 (believed to be written by Mark Gatiss) or Season 9’s two-part finale (written by Steven Moffat). The news was confirmed on his online CV. Molotnikov has previously directed episodes of … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 finale review: ‘The Queen Must Die’

The double-length season finale – which, due to the show’s cancellation, has become the final instalment of Atlantis – too was a lengthy affair of shifting allegiances, death and resurrection. With Jason back in command of both his senses and his hormones, he planned a raid on the city to free his pal Diocles from … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 episode guide

Atlantis returns to BBC One for a second season, starring Jack Donnelly as Jason, Mark Addy as Hercules and Robert Emms as Pythagoras. Pasiphae’s desire to reign has not abated and rivalry with step daughter Ariadne takes her to new depths. Jason’s personal involvement with Ariadne is surely a complication for Pasiphae, but will the … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 Episode 11 review: ‘Kin’

‘Kin’ begins with our gang still on the run and separated from Jason. Instead, they have his father Aeson, who hopes to get close enough to his son to persuade him from his path of darkness – triggered by the revelation that Pasiphae is his mother. Jason remains on the run too, as his saviour … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 Episode 9 review: ‘The Gorgon’s Gaze’

With Ariadne languishing in prison at Pasiphae’s mercy, Jason has become a despondent fugitive hiding in the hills. Add to that a guilt-wracked Medusa, who knows she does not deserve her happiness, and things were looking grimmer than usual in Atlantis. Luckily the gods have listened, as this instalment delivered action for Pythagoras and Medea, … >

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‘Atlantis’ return date confirmed for second half of Season 2

BBC One has announced that the remaining episodes of Atlantis will begin airing later this month. The first half of the fantasy drama’s second season aired in November and December last year, before taking a mid-season break. It was revealed in January that a third season would not be commissioned. Atlantis will resume at 7.45pm … >

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