By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2019 - 10:50 am | No Comments
The Breaking Bad follow-up movie El Camino will premiere on Netflix UK on Friday October 11th, it has been announced. El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie picks up in the wake of the events depicted in the Breaking Bad series finale. Following his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future. The movie was penned and directed by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and produced by Sony Pictures Television. The producers are Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Charles Newirth, Diane Mercer and Aaron Paul. No word on whether or not Bryan Cranston will appear in the movie.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2019 - 6:23 pm | No Comments
The third season of Goliath will premiere on Amazon Prime Video UK on Friday October 4th, it has been announced. In the show's third season, Billy McBride (Billy Bob Thornton) returns after the unexpected death of an old friend leads him to take a case in the drought-stricken Central Valley, where he comes into conflict with a billionaire rancher (Dennis Quaid, The Day After Tomorrow) and his sister (Amy Brenneman, Heat). Season three guest stars include Beau Bridges, Griffin Dunne, Sherilyn Fenn, Shamier Anderson, Julia Jones, Leslie Grossman, Graham Greene and Illeana Douglas.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2019 - 8:58 am | No Comments
Despite recent comments from Kevin Lygo, ITV is giving scripted comedy on the main channel yet another shot. The broadcaster has ordered Kate And Kolo, a six episode studio sitcom starring Brenda Blethyn (Vera) and Jimmy Akingbola (In The Long Run). Kate And Kolo follows Kate (Brenda Blethyn), a working-class woman who runs an old-fashioned café in a neglected seaside town and who develops a strong, if sometimes volatile, friendship with Kolo (Jimmy Akingbola), an asylum-seeking African doctor.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2019 - 6:39 pm | No Comments
In what is their first foreign language drama acquisition, BBC Three has picked up the UK rights to Norwegian drama Nudes after striking a deal with international distributor Wild Bunch TV. Nudes is an anthology series about three different teenagers who, each in his or her own way is plunged deep into a life crisis due to leaked nudes and are forced to handle the situation to regain control of their own lives. The series was created by Nina Barbosa Blad, Liv Barbosa Blad, Erika Calmeyer and Jørgen Færøy Flasnes,
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2019 - 5:59 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has ordered Killed By My Fame, a one-off hour-long drama exploring the dark side of reality television that has recently entered public consciousness, especially after DCMS launched an enquiry into duty of care to potentially 'vulnerable' participants.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2019 - 5:43 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has ordered My Left Nut, a three-part coming of age comedy drama that is based on the award winning play of the same name. It hails from Irish newcomers Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney and is inspired by Michael's real life experiences as a teenager.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2019 - 5:18 pm | No Comments
BBC One has handed out a pilot order to Bumps, a comedy from writers Lucy Montgomery and Rhys Thomas. Amanda Redman is attached to star in the lead role. The pilot has been commissioned as part of the BBC's Comedy Playhouse strand, which was most recently used to successfully pilot King Gary. Kudos are producing