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BBC War and Peace adaptation on its way

BBC War and Peace adaptation on its way

For any book lovers out there, the BBC’s announcement for a major new adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s War And Peace will come as a pretty exciting prospect in itself, but more importantly it like like they’re throwing everything that they have into the production to do one of the greatest novels in the history of(…)

Michelle Gomez will be returning as Missy in Doctor Who Series 9

Michelle Gomez will be returning as Missy in Doctor Who Series 9

As many of you might already have guessed, the end of Series 8 was far from the last time we were going to get to see Michelle Gomez in the role of Missy, the female incarnation of The Master, despite her defeat in the last episode of the series. The BBC has now officially confirmed(…)

Marvel’s Daredevil gets set for Netflix

Marvel’s Daredevil gets set for Netflix

There are a couple of significant developments in the world of entertainment news that are shaping the cinematic and television landscape significantly and they can both be seen in the development of the latest comic book adaptation, Marvel’s Daredevil. The first of these is that Marvel’s popularity has never been higher than it is right(…)

That’s Rich pilot commissioned by Channel 4

That’s Rich pilot commissioned by Channel 4

OK, so in and amongst our foolish vagaries there’s a little semi-excitement in the news that Rich Fulcher has been commissioned to lead the way on a Channel 4 pilot for a new comedy show called That’s Rich set in a little porno shop in London. Our blank eyed confusion relates to the fact that(…)

Doctor Who Series 9 latest

Doctor Who Series 9 latest

Fish around in your jacket pocket for your Sonic Screwdriver and get ready for another epic outing for Peter Capaldi as the BBC has announced details for Doctor Who Series 9. As well as reiterating the ongoing onscreen partnership of the actor with Jenna Coleman with a shot of their empty chairs on the set(…)

Humans come to Channel 4

Humans come to Channel 4

TV will be getting in on the robotic sci-fi action in 2015 with the announcement that they’ll be airing Humans later in the year, a new co-production from Channel 4, AMC, Matador Films and Kudos. Set in an alternate present day in which the key difference is more advanced cybernetic technology, it looks set to(…)

New Danger Mouse cartoon

New Danger Mouse cartoon

Oh crumbs, ooh erh and… Look out! It’s a bomb! The new Danger Mouse cartoon is set to bring the lily white, one-eyed rodent and his trusty hamster side-kick Ernest Penfold back to the telly with a bang in 2015. To add to the incredible news, the BBC has also confirmed the full compliment of(…)

Thunderbirds Are Go Series 2 confirmed

Thunderbirds Are Go Series 2 confirmed

The upcoming reboot of the much loved children’s adventure show has been confirmed for a second series by ITV yesterday (18th December 2014) giving a pretty big indication that the return to Tracey Island is far from a fleeting hint of nostalgia. Thunderbirds Are Go Series 2 may well be a long while in the(…)

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