Sky Atlantic Sets UK Premiere Date For ‘Native Son’

HBO Films' Richard Wright adaptation Native Son will receive its UK premiere on Sky Atlantic on Tuesday June 4th at 10:10pm, it has been announced. Native Son tells the story of Bigger Thomas, a young African-American living in Chicago who is hired as a chauffeur for affluent businessman Will Dalton. As Thomas enters this seductive new world of money and power - including a precarious relationship with Dalton's daughter, Mary - he faces unforeseen choices and perilous circumstances that will alter the course of his life forever. Read More

The Judoon Returning For ‘Doctor Who’ Season 12, Neil Stuke To Guest Star

Doctor Who is bringing back The Judoon for the show's twelfth season, which is presently filming ahead of a 2020 premiere. Additionally, Neil Stuke (Doctor Foster, Silk, Silent Witness) has been set to guest star in an unspecified role. The Judoon were first introduced in the 2007 episode Smith And Jones, in which they terrorised the Tenth Doctor and Martha Jones on the moon. The rhino-headed, brutish intergalactic police are returning to cause havoc and they are on a deadly mission: But what for? And why has it brought them to present-day Gloucester? Read More

Nat Geo Wild Acquires ‘Predator Land’ In Deal With DRG

National Geographic has struck a deal with international distributor DRG for natural history series Predator Land. The three-parter will air on their global Nat Geo Wild channels. The deal was brokered by DRG’s Senior Vice-President of North and South America Scott Kirkpatrick and National Geographic’s Manager, of Global Acquisitions Lauren Billingsley. Read More

‘Murdoch Mysteries’ Season 13 Adds Colm Feore & Claire Goose In Guest Roles

Colm Feore (The Umbrella Academy, House Of Cards) and Claire Goose (The Coroner, Casualty) have been tapped for guest starring roles on the thirteenth season of Murdoch Mysteries. There is no word on the nature of the characters they will be playing. Production on the show's eighteen-episode thirteenth season is now underway in Ontario, and is expected to wrap in November. Season 13 will air on CBC in Canada later this year and is expected to premiere on UKTV's Alibi channel in early 2020. Read More