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The Day of the Jackal – cast announced for thriller series

Fantastic Beasts star Eddie Redmayne plays the infamous assassin in a new 10-part adaptation.  We’ve been keeping an eye on The Day of the Jackal since the news broke of a television adaption back in 2022. The show is billed as “bold, contemporary reimagining” of Frederick Forsyth’s seminal thriller and the subsequent 1973 movie. With … >

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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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Resident Alien Season 3 trailer and start date

Alan Tudyk returns as Harry, teaming up with Linda Hamilton’s General McCallister to save the world.  Syfy’s Resident Alien has officially set a date for its Season 3 return. Debuting a new trailer, show’s third run debuts on Wednesday, February 14th, 2024. Here’s the official word on Season 3: “Harry is vowing to work with … >

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Ted tv series – first look at Seth McFarlane’s prequel show

Sky have dropped a teaser trailer for the series starring the talking bear.  While there’s no hint for a renewal of The Orville so far, Seth MacFarlane’s latest project returns him to an old character. Across two hit movies, in 2012 and 2015, he performed and voiced the crude, foul-mouthed, alcoholic Ted, best friend to … >

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Those About To Die – Prime Video picks up international rights

The show comes from producer/director Roland Emmerich, based on the book of the same name.  Fans of bloody gladiatorial combat rejoice! Via THR, we’ve learned that Those About To Die is coming to Prime Video. Commissioned by US streamer Peacock, the show draws on the same non-fiction text as the movie Gladiator. Across 10 episodes, … >

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The Ark – SYFY grants its space survival show a second season

The news comes ahead of the season one finale on April 19th.  As The Ark concludes its first run, SYFY have confirmed that the deep space mystery thriller will continue for a second season. From Dean Devlin and Jonathan Glassner, the series takes place 100 years into humanity’s future. On Ark One, a ship which … >

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The Day of the Jackal – Sky & Peacock find their Jackal

Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne boards the series in the lead role. Back in November, we reported on a series adaptation of the classic thriller The Day of the Jackal. Based on Fredrick Forsyth’s novel, the story famously first came to the big screen in 1973 courtesy of Universal Pictures. Now, Sky and Peacock’s television adaptation of … >

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Poker Face – Rian Johnson talks superpowers and Season 2?

With the show landing today, the Poker Face creator muses on the show’s potential.   One of our most-anticipated shows of the moment is Poker Face. Premiering today on the US streamer Peacock, the 10-part mystery show stars Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll) as Charlie Cale, who has an uncanny ability to tell if someone is … >

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