Taboo series 2 – “We are trying to get stars aligned…”

Writer Stephen Knight indicates that it’s a matter of when, not if.  Almost two years ago, CultBox happily reported that scripts for the second run of Taboo were almost complete. With writer Stephen Knight (Peaky Blinders) teasing the show’s future potentially running to a third season, there was optimistic talk of a late-2019 or 2020 … >

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Disney+ – Ms. Marvel and Andor television shows delayed

The two shows, along with the live-action Pinocchio remake are not expected until late-summer 2022. While we fans might obsess about superheroes and spaceships, for Disney there’s always the bottom line to consider. Consequently, information about upcoming shows sometimes arrives via the business, rather than entertainment pages. Thanks to reporting on ComicBook.com, off the back … >

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Extrapolations – more high profile casting announced

Apple TV+’s climate change anthology drama series adds Forest Whitaker, Marion Cotillard and Tobey Maguire. In an apparent bid to have the most stellar cast possible, Scott Z. Burns’ show has added another handful of big names to its cast. After announcing an initial line-up last week, led by Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harrington … >

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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey now streaming on Netflix

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is now streaming on Netflix worldwide. Hoping to be this season’s must-watch family Christmas movie, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, and follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when … >

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BBC Four confirms UK start date for American slavery drama ‘Roots’

The Emmy nominated Roots will begin airing in the UK next month on BBC Four. Based on Alex Haley’s novel, Roots: The Saga of an American Family, A+E Networks’ four-part drama series was broadcast in the US last year to great critical acclaim. Roots is a modern-day retelling of the life and legacy of Kunta Kinte – a … >

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