Showtime is importing the BBC comedy-thriller Ill Behaviour stateside, premiering the six-part series as early as next month. Chris Geere (You’re the Worst), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex) and Tom Riley (DaVinci’s Demons) star, with Sam Bain (Peep Show) writing and Steve Bendelack (Friday Night Dinner) directing the series. Ill Behaviour introduces us to Joel […]
Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong are just the people I want to see writing a police drama set in London, not least because of their sterling work on Chris Morris' Four Lions. For Babylon, they've teamed up with Danny Boyle.
Feeling a little manipulated by Searching For Sugarman, the Peep Show, The Thick Of It and Black Mirror writer Sam Bain took to twitter to canvass other’s experiences of cheeky documenaries. One response led to a little conversation which caught my eye. @rjrhq Watch this space … Terry told me some of the details he […]
Auntie Beeb has issued this first image from the set of the next series of Doctor Who, which started filming just yesterday. As you can see, Eleven is still rocking more-or-less the same get-up. I think any changes must be pretty minor because a) I can’t really see any and b) the internet hasn’t melted. So […]
We’ve seen episode 1 of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror, and spoken to the man himself about it. It’s pretty angry stuff, and funny with it. The first trailer gives a good hint of how Brooker himself fits into this “contemporary spin on The Twilight Zone,” a horror with black comedy about our media-saturated information age. […]
I don’t know if you ever saw Magicians with David Mitchell and Robert Webb, and written by Peep Show creators Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong? It was one of my preferred “illusionist” pictures from that recent wave which included The Prestige, The Illusionist and.. er… The Illusionist. The other one. Some of what worked in […]
Much of what follows was written by Simon Gallagher, though I’ve added some more updates at the bottom. What we have here are a few days worth of casting updates. First off, comes the ridiculously exciting news that Hugo Weaving will be reuniting with the Wachowskis for their adaptation of David Mitchell‘s Cloud Atlas, which […]