By Patrick Munn | April 25, 2015 - 4:50 pm | No Comments
BBC One has released the first full-length trailer for their upcoming 7 episode fantasy series Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Based on the Susanna Clarke novel, the series, which is set during the Napoleonic Wars in an England where magic once existed and is about to return, stars Bertie Carvel, Eddie Marsan, Alice Englert, Marc Warren, Samuel West, Charlotte Riley, Enzo Cilenti and Paul Kaye.
By Patrick Munn | April 25, 2015 - 9:14 am | No Comments
Despite the fact that Julian Fellowes' Downton Abbey is coming to an end later this year, he isn't quite done working with ITV. The much in-demand writer, who has period drama Gilded Age in the works at NBC, is returning to ITV to adapt one of his favourite novels, Doctor Thorne, as a three-part drama. Hat Trick Productions will produce with Mark Redhead, Julian Fellowes Chris Kelly and Ted Childs serving as executive producers. Production begins later this year.
By Patrick Munn | April 25, 2015 - 8:51 am | No Comments
Frank Langella is not done with Philip and Elizabeth. After recurring on the third season of FX's 1980s set Cold War spy drama The Americans, the veteran actor has signed on to reprise his role on the show's recently ordered fourth season.
By Patrick Munn | April 24, 2015 - 6:38 pm | No Comments
American Horror Story veteran Evan Peters is re-upping for the show's fifth season. The actor, who has starred in every single season of the series, has signed on for a starring role in American Horror Story: Hotel. As with all things American Horror Story, details of Evan Peters character are being kept firmly under wraps, as is the plot-line for Hotel.
By Patrick Munn | April 24, 2015 - 12:09 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Lifetime UK has acquired the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to drama series UnREAL after striking a deal with A+E Studios International. The 10 episode scripted drama, which is produced for the US Lifetime network, will premiere on Lifetime UK this Summer.
By Patrick Munn | April 24, 2015 - 11:33 am | No Comments
Discovery UK and Sky Vision have pacted together to co-produce Churchill's Toyshop, a one-off documentary special exploring Churchill’s clandestine research institute that created strange and often ingenious weapons during the Second World War.
By Patrick Munn | April 24, 2015 - 7:39 am | 1 Comment
Sawyer Sweeten, who starred in all nine seasons of CBS' Everybody Loves Raymond, died on Thursday. He was 19. The young actor is believed to have been visiting family in Texas when he committed suicide on the front porch. The news was confirmed by Sawer Sweeten's long-time manager Dino May.
By Patrick Munn | April 24, 2015 - 7:37 am | 1 Comment
BBC Three will not be acquiring the ten episode fourth and final season of FX's comedy series Wilfred from international distributor Twentieth Century Fox International Television Distribution, TVWise has learned exclusively.