By Patrick Munn | September 2, 2021 - 2:05 pm | No Comments
BBC Studios is producing The Canterville Ghost, a four-episode limited series adaptation of the Oscar Wilde short story that was commissioned by US broadcaster BYUtv. At present there is no UK broadcaster is attached to the project. Anthony Head (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) is set to star as Sir Simon de Canterville.
By Patrick Munn | June 30, 2021 - 11:02 am | No Comments
More than two years after the show's first season debuted, Amazon has renewed their Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman adaptation Good Omens for a second season. Six episodes have been commissioned for the show's second season, which will "go beyond the original source material".
By Patrick Munn | June 22, 2021 - 6:25 pm | No Comments
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (The Fix), Jamie Ward (Tyrant), Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (Motherland), Simon Harrison (Endeavour) and Amber Fitzgerald-Woolfe have joined the cast of BBC One's His Dark Materials for its third and final season.
By Patrick Munn | June 7, 2021 - 9:25 pm | No Comments
Michelle De Swarte (The Duchess) has been set as the lead in The Baby, the eight episode Sky Atlantic/HBO co-production that hails from Siân Robins-Grace and Lucy Gaymer. Amira Ghazalla and Amber Grappy have also been cast in the series.
By Patrick Munn | May 25, 2021 - 5:42 pm | No Comments
BritBox has commissioned their first global original series. The streaming service's UK and North American divisions have co-commissioned Murder In Provence, a three episode mystery series based on the books by M.L. Longworth. The Thick Of It and Endeavour alum Roger Allam is attached to star.
By Patrick Munn | April 20, 2021 - 11:30 am | No Comments
Henry Lloyd-Hughes (The Irregulars, Killing Eve), Thalissa Teixeira (Too Close, Trigonometry) and Lucy Hale (The Hating Game, Pretty Little Liars) have been set as the leads in Ragdoll, AMC and Alibi's six episode drama series that is based on the novel by Daniel Cole.
By Patrick Munn | April 20, 2021 - 11:22 am | No Comments
Amazon has handed out a pilot order to Shelter, an adaptation of Harlan Coben's Mickey Bolitar novel trilogy that hails from MGM International Television Production. “I can’t wait to work on this adaptation of my young-adult novels with the talented people at Amazon and MGM International TV Productions,” said Harlan Coben, who serves as an executive producer on the project alongside Erik Barmack and showunner Ed Decter.
By Patrick Munn | October 21, 2020 - 12:18 am | No Comments
Channel 5 and Acorn TV have ordered Dalgliesh, a new adaptation of the stories by P.D. James. Six episodes have been commissioned for the show's first season, which is expected to air in 2021. Bertie Carvel (The Pale Horse, Doctor Foster) is attached to star in the title role.