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Together — James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan to star in new BBC lockdown drama

James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan to star in Together James McAvoy (Split, X-Men franchise, His Dark Materials) and Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Military Wives) star in multi award-winning writer, Dennis Kelly’s (Utopia, Pulling, The Third Day) searingly funny and painfully poignant love story, Together. Directed by  Stephen Daldry (The Crown, … >

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Channel 4 orders new comedy ‘The Circuit’ from writers of ‘Pulling’

Dennis Kelly (Utopia) and Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe) have written a new comedy pilot for Channel 4 about “the horror and hilarity of social engagement.” The writers previously worked together on BBC Three’s Pulling and joked: “It has taken just 10 short years for us to agree to work together again. It was a mistake.” Phil … >

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David Fincher’s ‘Utopia’ remake is no longer happening

Fight Club director David Fincher’s planned US remake of Utopia for HBO has been cancelled. Based on Dennis Kelly’s Channel 4 conspiracy drama, the remake was set to star Rooney Mara, Colm Feore, Eric McCormack, Dallas Roberts, Jason Ritter, Brandon Scott and Agyness Deyn. However, the cast have now been officially released from their contracts … >

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‘Utopia’ Season 2 soundtrack album review

Channel 4 really went straight for the spoon when it came to Utopia‘s fate, didn’t they? Skipping the chilli or bleach, they just scooped Dennis Kelly’s dark dystopian drama right out of the future schedules, never to be seen again. Some torturers have no finesse. So while we don’t have a third season to look … >

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‘Utopia’ Season 2 soundtrack album confirmed

An album featuring music from Utopia‘s second season will be released next month. Utopia 2: Original Television Soundtrack will be released by Silva Screen on Monday 8 December. > Order the album on Amazon. Cristobal Tapia de Veer’s soundtrack for last year’s first season was featured in Mojo Magazine’s Top Ten 2013 soundtracks at No.4 … >

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‘Utopia’ axed by Channel 4

Channel 4 has today confirmed that Utopia will not be returning for a third season. Written by Dennis Kelly, the conspiracy drama launched last year and Season 2 concluded in August. Kelly previously revealed that he had plans for two more seasons. > Here are 5 reasons why Utopia deserves a third season. A Channel … >

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5 reasons why ‘Utopia’ deserves a third season

Utopia’s second season shut up shop in deliberately ambiguous fashion, as you probably suspected it would, leaving enough dangling plot threads and questions to cats-cradle into a third season. That’s if the show gets one. Writer Dennis Kelly may have plans for a third and fourth season, but ratings for the show have been disappointing, … >

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‘Utopia’ Series 2 finale review

If recent weeks have taught us anything, Humanity’s big fear isn’t terrorism or nuclear war. It’s getting sick. Ebola is the latest spectre. Before that it was SARS, Swine Flu, Avian Flu. We’re terrified of our demise being delivered by a sneeze. We fear sickness, because we fear a lack of control. We like to … >

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‘Utopia’ Series 2 Episode 5 review

While Series 2 has lost much of the obliqueness of its predecessor – and there is no doubt that Utopia this year has used its torture spoon to feed you plot rather than push perplexities in your eye – the fact there are fewer questions has left greater space to admire performance of its talented … >

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