Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II in the Crown

Rumours of a prequel series to The Crown

Is Peter Morgan about to wind back the clock to the start of the Twentieth Century?  With Netflix’s award-winning royal drama The Crown about to begin its final iteration, rumours abound that the streamer wants more. The show, made by Left Bank Pictures, has focussed on the accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II … >

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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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Save The Cinema Samantha Morton

Save the Cinema first look image revealed

Sky has unveiled a first-look image of Samantha Morton in the Sky Original film Save The Cinema They’ve also provided a lot of detail on the story: Inspired by the extraordinary real-life events sparked by tenacious hairdresser Liz Evans (Samantha Morton), Save The Cinema illustrates how the resolve of a small Welsh town, inspired by … >

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Taboo

Confirmed: ‘Taboo’ is returning for a second season

BBC One and FX have announced the recommission of Tom Hardy’s Taboo. Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s major new eight-part drama series, produced by Ridley Scott and based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father, premiered on BBC One in January and has become one of the most successful dramas ever on BBC iPlayer. Pre-order Taboo on … >

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‘Taboo’ Episode 7 review: A bold, intriguing, even delirious piece of TV

Hahahahahahaha. What. Is. Going. On?!? No, seriously (that laughter was just desperation), what’s going on? It’s the penultimate episode and I’ve still no idea where Taboo is heading, or why. In fact I’m at a strange nexus where I’ve no idea what will happen next but can barely remember what’s happened before. That’s not because … >

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‘Taboo’ episode guide: What happens next?

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s major new eight-part drama series arrives on BBC One in 2017. Produced by Ridley Scott and based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney (Tom Hardy), a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be … >

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‘Taboo’ creator is planning Season 2 and Season 3

The creator of BBC One’s Taboo is already planning at least another two seasons. Produced by Ridley Scott and based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father, the eight-part series is written by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and is currently airing on Saturday nights on BBC One. Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney (Tom Hardy), a man who … >

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