ITV orders second season of Sean Bean’s ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’

The Frankenstein Chronicles will return to ITV Encore for a second season. Incorporating elements from Mary Shelley’s Gothic literary classic, the period crime drama launched last November, starring Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, Sharpe) as Inspector John Marlott. The Frankenstein Chronicles is set in Georgian London in 1827 and was created by Benjamin Ross (The Young Poisoner’s Handbook) … >

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Sean Bean joins ‘Cuckoo’ writers’ new E4 sitcom ‘Wasted’

Filming has begun on E4’s new comedy about a gang of four twenty-something wasters in a West Country village. Danny Kirrane, Dylan Edwards, Gwyneth Keyworth and Rose Reynolds will lead the cast of Wasted, alongside Game of Thrones star Sean Bean. Created by the BAFTA Award winning writing team of James Lamont and Jon Foster … >

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‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’ episode guide

Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) is taken on a terrifying journey in pursuit of a chilling and diabolical foe in ITV Encore’s The Frankenstein Chronicles. Incorporating elements from the investigative and horror genres with an extraordinary hero at its centre, The Frankenstein Chronicles is set in Georgian London in 1827 and has been created by … >

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‘Jupiter Ascending’ movie review

It’s become something of a clichéd line regarding the Wachowski siblings’ film output of late, in that people “admire the ambition”, but find the films to be flawed overall. Well, things usually become clichés for a reason, and while there is – yes – plenty to admire about Jupiter Ascending; it is also a bit … >

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10 British acting legends we’d love to guest star in ‘Doctor Who’

With filming on Doctor Who‘s new season underway in Cardiff, news of upcoming guest stars is now starting to emerge. Considering that the show has atttracted such dramatic heavyweights as Michael Gambon, Derek Jacobi, Diana Rigg, Ian McKellen, Timothy Dalton, Penelope Wilton, Simon Callow, Richard E. Grant, Anne Reid, Bill Nighy and John Hurt in … >

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Sean Bean to star in ITV’s ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’

ITV has commissed The Frankenstein Chronicles, a “thrilling and terrifying re-imagining” of the Frankenstein myth for ITV Encore. The six-part period crime drama will star Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings) as Inspector John Marlott and will incorporate “elements from the investigative and horror genres”. Set in Regency London in 1827, … >

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