By Patrick Munn | September 8, 2019 - 6:26 pm | No Comments
The better part of a year after word of the casting first leaked out, Netflix has confirmed that Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) has joined the cast of The Crown for its upcoming fourth season. She will play Margaret Thatcher, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 1979 and 1990.
By Patrick Munn | August 16, 2019 - 2:05 pm | No Comments
The Who Wants To Be A Millionaire cheating scandal is getting the drama treatment. ITV has ordered Quiz, a three-part drama exploring how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an ‘audacious heist’ on the quiz show. AMC is co-producing for the US market.
By Patrick Munn | July 9, 2019 - 12:01 am | No Comments
BBC One has ordered Sitting In Limbo, a feature length drama inspired by the Windrush immigration scandal. It is being penned by Stephen S. Thompson and is based on the true story of his brother Anthony Bryan and his personal struggle to be accepted as a British Citizen.
By Patrick Munn | February 28, 2019 - 11:21 am | No Comments
Strike Back is coming to and end. The Sky One/Cinemax special forces drama has been renewed for a final season - its eighth on Sky One and seventh on Cinemax (the HBO sister network aired the first season as miniseries Strike Back: Origins back in 2013).
By Patrick Munn | May 31, 2018 - 5:37 pm | No Comments
Jamie Bamber (The Smoke, Battlestar Galactica) is joining the cast of the Sky One and Cinemax co-production Strike Back for its upcoming seventh season. Bamber will play Colonel Alexander Coltrane, the new commanding officer of Section 20. Also joining the cast this season is Yasemin Allen (Water And Fire), who will play Katrina Zarkova - a rogue Russian operative with questionable loyalties. The join returning cast members Warren Brown (Luther), Daniel MacPherson (The Shannara Chronicles) and Alin Sumarwata (Neighbours).
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2015 - 11:54 am | No Comments
Left Bank Pictures - the indie behind Outlander, Strike Back and Netflix's upcoming Queen Elizabeth II drama The Crown - is set to produce an English language drama series for the Chinese market after signing a co-development deal with China International Television Corporation (CITVC).