By Patrick Munn | November 5, 2018 - 4:11 pm | No Comments
This is a major coup for Acorn TV. The North American streaming service has secured the exclusive U.S. streaming rights to the upcoming fifth season of BBC One's Line Of Duty in a deal with Kew Media Distribution. They replace Hulu as the U.S. home to Jed Mercurio's thriller.
By Patrick Munn | October 3, 2018 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Line Of Duty has cast balaclava man. Boardwalk Empire star Stephen Graham has joined the cast of the BBC One thriller for its six episode fifth season, which is now filming in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Graham plays John Corbett, a pivotal figure in a deadly organised crime group. Known to have links with corrupt police officers and suspected to be under direct command of the shadowy figure known only as 'H'. He becomes a person of interest to AC-12 following an explosive chain of events.
By Patrick Munn | September 24, 2018 - 3:16 pm | No Comments
Bodyguard wrapped is run last night with record ratings. The new thriller series from Jed Mercurio and World Productions came to a close with 10.4 million viewers (peaking at 11 million); making it the highest overnight rating for the six episode series.
By Patrick Munn | June 19, 2018 - 10:46 am | No Comments
BBC One has released a teaser trailer for thriller series Bodyguard, starring Richard Madden (Game Of Thrones, Cinderella) and Keeley Hawes (Line Of Duty, The Durrells), which hails from Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio.
By Patrick Munn | January 15, 2018 - 12:43 pm | No Comments
ITV has given the green-light to Anne, a four-part drama about one mother's campaign for justice following her son’s death at Hillsborough in 1989, which hails from Line Of Duty indie World Productions.
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2016 - 7:08 pm | 1 Comment
BBC One is re-teaming with Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio for The Bodyguard, a six episode thriller which focusses on the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of the Metropolitan Police Service's Protection Command (US readers, think the UK's version of the U.S. Secret Service).
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2016 - 5:00 pm | No Comments
Line Of Duty - which is moving from BBC Two to BBC One - has tapped Thandie Newton (Rogue, The Slap) to play the new target of AC-12 in the show's upcoming fourth season. Other new cast additions include Lee Ingleby (Our Zoo) as Nick, Roz's husband; Jason Watkins (The Lost Honour Of Christopher Jefferies) as Tim Ifield, the forensic co-ordinator Roz is in conflict with; and Royce Pierreson (Death In Paradise) as DC Jamie Desford, the newest addition to AC-12.