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First Look: John Malkovich As Poirot In BBC One’s Agatha Christie Adaptation ‘The ABC Murders’

BBC One has released a first look image of John Malkovich in character as Hercule Poirot in their upcoming three-part Agatha Christie adaptation The ABC Murders. The ABC Murders is set in 1930s Britain and follows Poirot as he faces a serial killer known only as A.B.C. As the murder count rises, the only clue is the copy of The ABC Railway Guide at each crime scene. Poirot’s investigations are thwarted at every turn by an enemy determined to outsmart him. If Poirot is to match his nemesis then everything about him will be called into question; his authority, his integrity, his past, his identity.

BBC One’s ‘The Missing’ Spin-Off ‘Baptiste’ Adds Tom Hollander

Rev. star Tom Hollander has signed on for a starring role on BBC One's recently ordered The Missing spin-off Baptiste, which hails from Harry and Jack Williams. He will play Edward. "I am very excited to be working with Harry and Jack Williams", Tom Hollander said in a statement. "They are brilliant storytellers of nuance and suspense." Hollander is only the second confirmed cast member. He joins Tchéky Karyo, who played titular character Julien Baptiste in both seasons of The Missing and is on-board to reprise his role in the spin-off.

BBC One Daytime Drama ‘Father Brown’ Renewed For Seventh Season

No surprises here. BBC One has renewed hit daytime drama Father Brown for a seventh season, which is set to air in 2019. “Father Brown will be back in early 2019 solving crimes in the Cotswolds and viewers can prepare for an enticing new series on BBC Daytime and the BBC iPlayer”, said Dan McGolpin Controller of Programming and Daytime for the BBC.

BBC One Orders New Russell T. Davies Drama ‘Years And Years’

Fresh off of the conclusion of his three-part A Very English Scandal adaptation, BBC One and former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T. Davies are teaming together once again for new drama series Years And Years, which charts the lives of a single family over 15 years in a Britain rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances.

BBC One Renews ‘The Split’ For Second Season

BBC One has renewed Abi Morgan's divorce lawyers drama The Split for a second season. The renewal announcement came immediately following last night's season one finale. “It’s a delight and a privilege to bring The Split back for series two and to submerge myself once more into the world of Noble, Hale and Defoe and the lives of Hannah and her sisters", Morgan said. "Thank you to the BBC and the enthusiasm of viewers and we look forward to seeing you in 2019.”