By Patrick Munn | April 29, 2021 - 3:23 pm | No Comments
Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard, Spooks) and Max Beesley (The Outsider, Suits) have been set as the leads in The Midwich Cuckoos, Sky One's eight episode adaptation of the John Wyndham novel of the same name. Production on the series is set to get underway next month, ahead of a 2022 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2020 - 8:57 am | No Comments
Sky One has ordered Roald & Beatrix, The Tale Of The Curious Mouse - a one-off ninety-minute drama starring Dawn French that is inspired by the true story of when a six-year-old Roald Dahl meets his idol Beatrix Potter. It is being eyed as the centerpiece of Sky One's Christmas schedule.
By Patrick Munn | July 27, 2020 - 5:00 pm | No Comments
Channel 4 has renewed Dominic Savage's anthology series I Am for a second season. Three episodes have been ordered for season two - matching the size of the order for the show's first season. Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster) and Ashley Walters (Bulletproof) are set to star in one of the new episodes.
By Patrick Munn | May 7, 2020 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Sky Studios has taken a minority stake in Longboat Pictures, the indie specialising in scripted content that was launched last year by former ITV Senior Drama Commissioner Victoria Fea and LA-based director-producer Julie Anne Robinson.
By Patrick Munn | February 13, 2020 - 8:54 am | No Comments
Sky One has unveiled a raft of new scripted commissions. The satcaster's flagship channel has ordered Beatrix Potter and Roald Dahl drama The Tail Of The Curious Mouse; paramedics comedy series Bloods; Greg Davies fronted comedy pilot Safe Space; and Zoran Drvenkar adaptation You.
By Patrick Munn | December 3, 2019 - 10:27 am | No Comments
Sky has announced plans to build a 32-acre state-of-the-art TV and film studio at Elstree. Sky Studios Elstree is being built with the backing on Sky's new owner Comcast and in partnership with sister-company NBCUniversal. It will be situated in the borough of Hertsmere. Legal & General are in the process of finalising a detailed design and expect to submit a formal planning application early next year.