Avatar: The Last Airbender

Avatar: The Last Airbender – trailer for the live-action Netflix series lands (updated)

Get ready for Earth, Wind and Fire! Well, Earth, Air, Water and Fire… and not a giant blue Smurf in sight!  Updated 21/02/24: Netflix drop a final trailer for its new live-action reimagining of the cult animated series. With the show’s release imminent, Netflix have released a final trailer for Avatar: The Last Airbender. While the … >

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Merger rumours Paramount and Peacock

Merger rumours prove streaming is still evolving rapidly

Merger rumours concerning Paramount+ and Peacock demonstrate a market still in flux We’ve reported before on the ever-evolving market for streaming. Over the past two years the stories have been about how companies cope with the vast costs associated with market entry. More established brands (eg Disney) have spend big (Star Wars and Marvel), produced a lot … >

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Department Q cast

Department Q cast announced as Netflix series enters production

Netflix has announced the cast for new series Department Q Currently filming in Edinburgh, Department Q is a new Netflix series based on the set of novels by Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen. The series is written by Scott Frank, Chandni Lakhani, Stephen Greenhorn and Colette Kane, and revolves around Carl Morck, a former top-rated detective in Edinburgh … >

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Andrew Scott as Tom Ripley

Ripley – teaser and date for Netflix’s new psychological thriller

The former Sherlock star takes on the role of Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley. Updated 23/01/23: Netflix have dropped an atmospheric teaser. Ahead of an April release, Netflix have dropped a first glimpse of Andrew Scott (Sherlock, SPECTRE) in action as Tom Ripley. The show, adapting Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Talented Mr. Ripley, follows its eponymous antihero … >

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The Gentlemen – new teaser trailer for Guy Ritchie’s Netflix series

The Netflix series of The Gentlemen offers another slice of the world seen in Ritchie’s 2020 movie of the same name.  Director Guy Ritchie loves his gangsters, doesn’t he? While he usually operates on the big screen, the director has pivoted towards streaming for his latest project. Partnering with Netflix, he’s serving up an eight-part … >

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Star Trek: Prodigy

Star Trek Prodigy – could there be a Season 3?

The animated Star Trek show, cancelled by Paramount+, was saved by Netflix.  The story of Star Trek: Prodigy, franchise’s children-focussed animated spinoff, has been an eventful one. Launched on Nickelodeon and Paramount+, the show was a success and swiftly recommissioned. However, it later fell foul of Paramount’s cost-cutting last June. With a second season all … >

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