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Luther Series 5 Premiere: U.K.’s Most Watched New Year’s Day Program

London finally has one of its greatest protectors back, taking to the streets to confront the evils that men (and women) do. Though it’s been some time (three years!?!) since Idris Elba‘s (Thor: Ragnarok) Detective John Luther was “back in London, back in the coat,” fans of BBC One‘s Luther clearly missed the crime solver in a big way. Airing […]


Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon’s Cord and Tish Tackle ‘The Royal Wedding Live’ for HBO

Not content with shattering ratings records and elevating the quality of parade reporting specifically — and broadcast journalism as a whole — with their coverage of the 2017 Rose Parade for Amazon, “broadcast legends” Cord Hosenbeck (Will Ferrell) and Tish Cattigan (Molly Shannon) are returning to lend their unique perspective on a very royal affair. Hosenbeck […]

Collateral: Carey Mulligan Investigates Deadly Shooting in Series Trailer

What a random, tragic act of violence on the streets of modern-day London turns out to be something much darker and less “random” than it first appears, British detective Kip Glaspie must discover the darker truths driving the cover-up. That’s the premise behind Netflix and BBC2‘s Collateral, the upcoming limited series starring Carey Mulligan (Mudbound, […]

The Innocents: Guy Pearce Joins Netflix’s British Teen Supernatural Series

Here’s hoping Guy Pearce (Memento, L.A. Confidential) has his remembering skills back, because it looks like he’s going to need them for his next project, Netflix‘s British teen supernatural drama series The Innocents. Created by Hania Elkington (The North London Book of the Dead) and Simon Duric (McMafia), Pearce is set to play the character Halvorson […]

Sean Bean Gets Properly Fast, Furious in Sky’s Racing Drama ‘Curfew’

Moving ahead with a project that the network is hoping is more “Gumball Rally via Fast and the Furious” and less The Cannonball Run, British broadcaster Sky is moving ahead with futuristic racing drama Curfew. The eight-episode series stars Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) and Malachi Kirby (Roots), and follows the Vin Diesel-less story of […]

Gareth Edwards’s Monsters Getting Television Series Adaptation

Gareth Edwards‘s directorial debut will be sliming and crawling its way to our screens, as UK broadcaster Channel 4 is set to adapt the Rogue One helmer’s Monsters as a television series. Ronan Bennett (Top Boy) is expected to serve as series showrunner, with newcomers Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith writing. Edwards is expected to have […]

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Ricky Gervais Sets Second Stand-Up at Netflix Ahead of ‘Humanity’

Netflix and actor/writer/comedian (and killer Golden Globes host) Ricky Gervais have been making beautiful music together over the past few years, and it looks like that dance is going to go on a little longer. Having previously bought the rights to his current stand-up comedy tour Humanity, the streaming service has also secured the rights […]

Rendlesham: Sony Pictures TV To Tell UFO Story Of Britain’s Roswell

The search for intelligent life beyond the stars is about to take on a more international scope, as writer/director Joe Ahearne (Doctor Who, Da Vinci’s Demons) is set to develop UFO drama Rendlesham. Ahearne is set to write and direct the series; with Sony Pictures Television and Eleventh Hour Films (Foyle’s War) set to handle production. Ahearne, […]

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Broadchurch Producers To Adapt Female Firefighter’s Memoir To Series

Broadchurch producer Kudos is set to answer another five-alarm call, announcing that it’s developing upcoming female firefighter memoir Through the Fire to series. Written by renowned senior firefighter Dr. Sabrina Cohen-Hatton and set to be published by Transworld in Spring 2019, Emma Kingsman-Lloyd (Grantchester, DCI Banks) will serve as executive producer, along with Kudos Chief […]

Top Boy: Netflix And Drake Revive British Crime Drama For Season 3

Looks like Dushane and Sully will be running the mean streets of London for another season, as Netflix has ordered a new season of British crime drama Top Boy. The first two seasons originally aired in 2011 and 2013 the U.K. on Channel 4 and are currently available globally on the streaming service. Now, the […]

The Crown Season 2: New Trailer Brings Winds Of Change

The revolutionary vibe of the 1960’s wasn’t one that was exclusive to the United States; but one that was felt in every corner of the globe. As we can see from the theatrical trailer released by Netflix for The Crown‘s second season, “every corner” means that not even the throne of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) […]

David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, and Charles Dance Join Cast of ‘Hang Ups’

In a relatively new example of a television concept actually being exported from the U.S. to the U.K., Channel 4 will be remaking Showtime‘s Emmy-nominated series Web Therapy into the upcoming dark comedy Hang Ups. The six-episode series stars Stephen Mangan (Episodes) as Richard Pitt, a therapist at a personal and professional crossroads who begins treating […]

Before They Were ‘Gods’: ‘Hollyoaks’ Ricky Whittle: Shadow Dancer

So welcome back to another edition of Before They Were ‘Gods’, where we pull back the curtain on some of the past projects of the cast and crew connected with American Gods and give them their proper due. Since we’re still a little while off from any major Season 2 news, it’s a little something […]