Been So Long: trailer for Michaela Coel’s Netflix musical

Netflix are continuing their recent romcom winning streak with the forthcoming release of Michaela Coel’s much-anticipated musical romcom this month – and now we’ve got a trailer… Upon its announcement, Been So Long was described as a “modern day romance set in London’s Camden, which sees Coel star as a dedicated single mother who, on an unusual … >

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‘Chewing Gum’ Season 2 begins filming

The second season of E4 comedy Chewing Gum has started filming. Actress, writer, playwright, singer and poet Michaela Coel is back as Tracey Gordon for six new 30-minute episodes, which will air on E4 later this year. The first season of Chewing Gum launched on E4 last October. Other returning cast members include Danielle Walters (Kill Your Friends) and Kadiff … >

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E4 has axed ‘The Aliens’ after one season

It’s been confirmed that The Aliens won’t be returning to E4 for a second season. From the makers of Misfits and created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan, the six-part comedy-drama launched on E4 earlier this year. The Aliens starred Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum), alongside Michael Smiley (Black … >

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‘The Aliens’ trailer: First look at E4’s new sci-fi comedy-drama

E4 has released the first trailer for new comedy-drama The Aliens, from the makers of Misfits. Created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan, the six-part series begins on E4 next month. Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum) lead the cast of The Aliens, alongside Michael Smiley … >

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‘Chewing Gum’ returning to E4 for second season

E4 has commissioned a new season of Chewing Gum. Actress, writer, playwright, singer and poet Michaela Coel will return for six new 30-minute episodes next year. The comedy’s first season launched on E4 in October. Michaela Coel commented: “The love and support for my Chewing Gum baby has been overwhelming and I can’t wait to … >

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‘Being Human’ star joins E4’s new ‘Aliens’ comedy

E4 has announced the cast for new comedy-drama Aliens. Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum) will lead the cast, with Socha playing the show’s mild-mannered hero and Coel as an alien. The six one-hour episodes will also star Michael Smiley (Black Mirror), Ashley Walters (Cuffs), Holli Dempsey … >

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E4 orders new comedy ‘Chewing Gum’

Actor, singer, poet and award-winning playwright Michaela Coel will lead the cast of Chewing Gum, a new E4 comedy series. The six 30-minute episoes will star Coel as Tracey Gordon, a religious Beyoncé-obsessed 22-year-old who is fast finding out that the more she learns about the world, the less she understands. Rachel Springett, Commissioning Editor … >

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