By Patrick Munn | November 2, 2016 - 2:52 pm | No Comments
BBC One has found their Robin. Holliday Grainger has been set as the female lead in The Cormoran Strike Mysteries, which is based on the Strike series of novels by J.K. Rowling (writing under the pen name Robert Galbraith). Grainger, whose previous TV credits include Showtime's The Borgias and A+E Networks' Bonnie & Clyde miniseries, will play Robin Ellacott, who serves as part assistant/part-partner to war veteran turned private investigator Cormoran Strike.
By Patrick Munn | October 26, 2016 - 8:09 pm | No Comments
Close to a year after TVWise first reported that such a move was in the works, HBO has officially come on-board BBC One's drama series The Cormoran Strike Mysteries, an adaptation of the Strike novels by JK Rowling (published under the pen name Robert Galbraith), and will serve as the U.S. and Canadian broadcaster.
By Patrick Munn | September 7, 2016 - 9:59 am | 1 Comment
The BBC has found their Cormoran Strike.
After a lengthy casting process, Tom Burke (The Musketeers, War & Peace) has been cast as the titular character in BBC One's The Cormoran Strike Mysteries, an adaptation of the Strike novels by JK Rowling (published under the pen name Robert Galbraith).
By Patrick Munn | November 25, 2015 - 7:53 pm | 2 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: HBO is set to re-team with the BBC for a new J.K. Rowling drama. Sources tell TVWise that the premium cable network is circling BBC One's The Cormoran Strike Mysteries, based on the Harry Potter author's Cormoran Strike novel series (published under the pen name Robert Galbraith), with plans to board as a co-producer.
By Patrick Munn | September 23, 2015 - 10:19 am | 1 Comment
At an event hosted by BBC Director-General Tony Hall and BBC One Controller Charlotte Moore last night, the BBC unveiled a raft of new commissions for their flagship channel including a three-part adaptation of the Mark Billingham novel Rush Of Blood, a live Mrs Brown's Boys special, "visceral" multi-part drama series Troy - Fall Of A City, a one-off To Sir With Love adaptation, and a new Peter Moffat series titled The Last Post.