Filming start date confirmed for new James Bond movie

The 24th James Bond film will begin filming later this year, with Daniel Craig playing 007 for a fourth time. Principal photography on the follow-up to Skyfall has been confirmed to start on 6 December 2014, MI6 HQ reports. Sam Mendes will return to direct the movie, which will be released in UK cinemas on … >

Posted Filed under

‘Penny Dreadful’ Season 1 episode guide

Josh Hartnett (Lucky Number Slevin), Eva Green (Casino Royale) and Timothy Dalton (James Bond) star in Sky Atlantic’s chilling new psychological thriller, which weaves together the origin stories of some of literature’s most frightening figures. Written, created and executive produced by John Logan (writer of Gladiator, Hugo and Skyfall), and executive produced by director Sam … >

Posted Filed under

Making ‘Penny Dreadful’: Behind-the-scenes videos

Sky Atlantic has released two new videos looking at the making of Penny Dreadful, the channel’s original psychological thriller series. Featuring some of literature’s most terrifying characters in Victorian London and starring Josh Hartnett (Lucky Number Slevin), Billie Piper (Doctor Who), Eva Green (Casino Royale) and Timothy Dalton (James Bond), Penny Dreadful is currently airing … >

Posted Filed under

Keeley Hawes cast in BBC One’s adaptation of JK Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’

Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) and Keeley Hawes (Line of Duty) will lead the cast of The Casual Vacancy, BBC One’s upcoming mini-series based on JK Rowling’s novel. Other confirmed cast members includes Rory Kinnear, Monica Dolan, Julia McKenzie and Abigail Lawrie. Gambon will play Howard Mollison, owner of the Pagford delicatessen, with Julia McKenzie (Shirley … >

Posted Filed under

‘Penny Dreadful’ will return for Season 2 in 2015

Sky Atlantic has announced the commission of a second season of Penny Dreadful. The recently-launched drama series will return in 2015 with ten new episodes – two more than the first season. Written, created and executive produced by John Logan (writer of Gladiator, Hugo and Skyfall), and executive produced by director Sam Mendes (American Beauty), … >

Posted Filed under

‘Penny Dreadful’ preview

The horror genre has always been most closely associated with the medium of film, but in recent years it has made long over-due in-roads into television. The ratings behemoth that is The Walking Dead has proved that horror in the long-form format of television can be hugely successful, while other shows like American Horror Story, … >

Posted Filed under
50th billie

Video: Billie Piper chats about ‘Penny Dreadful’

Doctor Who star Billie Piper discusses her role in Sky Atlantic’s upcoming psychological thriller series Penny Dreadful in a new video interview. Featuring some of literature’s most terrifying characters in Victorian London, Penny Dreadful begins in the US on Sunday 11 May on Showtime and will air in the UK on Sky Atlantic shortly after. … >

Posted Filed under

‘Penny Dreadful’ teaser trailer

Sky Atlantic has released a new teaser trailer for Penny Dreadful, the channel’s upcoming psychological thriller series. Featuring some of literature’s most terrifying characters in Victorian London, Penny Dreadful begins in the US on Sunday 11 May on Showtime and will air in the UK on Sky Atlantic shortly after. Watch the teaser… Starring alongside … >

Posted Filed under

‘Penny Dreadful’ behind-the-scenes videos

Sky Atlantic has released a set of videos looking at the making of Penny Dreadful, the channel’s upcoming psychological thriller series. Featuring some of literature’s most terrifying characters in Victorian London, Penny Dreadful begins in the US on Sunday 11 May on Showtime and will air in the UK on Sky Atlantic shortly after. Take … >

Posted Filed under
50th billie

Billie Piper in new ‘Penny Dreadful’ poster

A set of new posters have been released for Penny Dreadful, Sky Atlantic’s upcoming psychological thriller series. Billie Piper (Doctor Who) stars as Brona Croft, an Irish immigrant seeking to escape her dark past, alongside Eva Green (Casino Royale) as Vanessa Ives, Josh Hartnett as Ethan Chandler, Rory Kinnear (Black Mirror) as Frankenstein’s monster, and … >

Posted Filed under