The Donovans – Paramount+ runs with Ray Donovan spin-off

The streamer has commissioned a follow-on show, with Guy Ritchie directing. Paramount+ has announced a new show, continuing the legacy of Ray Donovan – via news in Deadline. The Donovans, from writer Ronan Bennett (Top Boy), is billed as an extension of the franchise. The original Ray Donovan, created by Ann Biderman, followed the exploits … >

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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 Woman in the Wall

The Woman in the Wall – first-look images from new gothic thriller

The show, a psychologically and emotionally compelling detective story, stars Ruth Wilson and Daryl McCormack.  With The Woman in the Wall billed as coming soon, the BBC have released a series of first-look images. Starring Ruth Wilson (His Dark Materials) and Daryl McCormack (Bad Sisters), the gothic thriller comes from writer Joe Murtagh. The story … >

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Gattaca – a TV series is in development at Showtime

The Gattaca show will be based on the dystopian 1997 movie.  News has broken (via Giant Freaking Robot, then Variety) that the team behind Homeland are heading back to television. Swapping espionage for a dystopian future, co-creators/executive producers Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa are planning a series based on the movie Gattaca. Written and directed … >

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Uncoupled – Neil Patrick Harris sitcom lives on after Netflix cancellation

The show’s second series has been picked up by Showtime.  Uncoupled, the Neil Patrick Harris comedy about a unexpectedly single man has survived its Netflix cancellation. Created by Darren Star (Emily in Paris) and Jeffery Richman (Modern Family), the show gains a second life thanks to Showtime – according to a report in Deadline. The … >

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Ewan McGregor is to become A Gentleman in Moscow

The Star Wars actor will lead the adaptation of Amor Towles’ best-selling novel.  While the jury is still out on a further Obi-Wan Kenobi series, Ewan McGregor’s next television project has been announced. The actor will play the central role of Count Alexander Rostov in the forthcoming A Gentleman in Moscow. The series is an adaptation … >

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The Man Who Fell to Earth – Bill Nighy joins the cast

Nighy will take on the role made famous by David Bowie.  Only last month, Showtime dropped a trailer for their upcoming take on The Man Who Fell to Earth. Based on Walter Tevis’ 1963 novel, made famous by Nicholas Roeg’s 1976 film adaption, the new version will star Chiwetel Ejiofor and Naomie Harris. Now, it’s … >

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