Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Sony Pictures Television plans Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon series

Producer Jason Ning is behind a new adaptation of the original source material.  Deadline have broken news that a series adaptation of the Wang DuLu’s Crane Iron Pentalogy is in the works. Elements of the five books made it to the big screen in 2000 as Ang Lee’s stunning Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The celebrated … >

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Thomas Brodie-Sangster

The Artful Dodger – Thomas Brodie-Sangster to lead Disney+ show

He will play “Dodger” in an international, character-driven story set in the 1850s.  Thanks to The Hollywood Reporter, we’ve learned that Disney+ have revealed the cast details for their upcoming period drama The Artful Dodger. The show develops the story of Oliver Twist’s “Dodger”; it reveals him living a new life in Australia as a … >

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A Spy Among Friends - Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce

A Spy Among Friends – trailer for the drama which launches ITVX

Dramatizing the Kim Philby story, the show stars Damian Lewis, Guy Pearce and Anna Maxwell Martin.  ITVs new-look streamer, ITVX lands on December 8th and A Spy Among Friends is front and centre as the service’s high-profile drama show for its launch. Based on Ben Macintyre’s book, the real-life story looks at Kim Philby and … >

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Community

Community – the movie is a go! (updated)

We had six seasons of Community on TV, now we’re getting that long-promised movie too.  (Updated 06/11/22): Dan Harmon confirms the involvement of Donald Glover. It’s been over a month since our joy at the announcement of a Community movie… and while we were indeed thrilled, there were a couple of notable names missing from … >

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Apple TV+ to explore Dark Matter with Joel Edgerton (updated)

The Obi-Wan Kenobi star will lead the sci-fi adaptation for the streamer.  (Updated 30/08/22): Apple have revealed Jennifer Connelly as Dark Matters‘ co-lead. News on the adaptation of Blake Crouch’s novel Dark Matter has been quiet since March’s initial announcement; Apple TV+ revealed they are making the show with Joel Edgerton in the lead role … >

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A League of Their Own – Amazon Studios drops a teaser and start date

The series adapts Penny Marshall’s much-loved 1992 baseball movie.  Amazon Studios have delivered a first-look trailer for A League of Their Own, their upcoming series about women’s baseball in the 1940s. The original 1992 movie fictionalised the story of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. A worldwide hit, directed by Penny Marshall, its cast … >

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Warlord Chronicles – Bad Wolf’s first project under Sony announced

Sharpe author Bernard Cornwell’s historical fiction trilogy is getting the adaptation treatment.  Last year we watched with interest as Bad Wolf, the production company formed by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardener were acquired by Sony Pictures Television. The Cardiff-based production company has been responsible for the BBC’s adaptation of Phillip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, as … >

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