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Misfits: Dave Foley joins the cast of the US remake

The cast in falling into place for the pilot episode of Misfits. That’d be the American remake, that’s being overseen by iZombie’s Diane Ruggiero-Wright. She’s writing, producing, and will be showrunner of the new version. Howard Overman, who created the original British Misfits, is listed as executive producer too. The pilot already has amongst its … >

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‘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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What are the cast of ‘Misfits’ doing now?

Broadcast on E4 from 2009 to 2013, sci-fi comedy-drama Misfits followed a group of young offenders on community service who gained supernatural powers after being caught in an electrical storm. Misfits ran for five seasons and, like Being Human, by the end had a completely different cast to the one it had started with. > … >

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Channel 4 orders ‘Loaded’ comedy from ‘Fresh Meat’ writer

Loaded is a new comedy-drama for Channel 4 about four life-long friends who become multi-millionaires overnight. The eight-part series is created by Jon Brown (Fresh Meat, Peep Show, Misfits) and is described as “a comedy-drama about friendship, ambition, gluttony, the peculiarly British distaste for other people’s success, and what happens when you’ve got £11.5m in … >

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E4 orders new comedy ‘Aliens’ from team behind ‘Misfits’

The makers of Misfits will return to E4 with Aliens, a brand new comedy-drama. The six 60-minute episodes will begin filming later this year. Aliens is created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan. Ryan commented: “Clerkenwell is the only company capable of making this show, E4 is the only place they’d let us make … >

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‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special guest stars confirmed

The BBC has confirmed the main guest stars for this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special. The episode’s cast will include Spaced actor Nick Frost, Misfits actor Nathan McMullen, and Michael Troughton, the son of actor Patrick Troughton, who played the Second Doctor. They will be joined by Natalie Gumede (Coronation Street) and Faye Marsay (Pride). … >

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