• Final 'Wallander' series begins principle filming

    Final 'Wallander' series begins principle filming

    BBC 1 announced last week that the final three-part series of the hauntingly brilliant detective drama, Wallander, has begun principle production filming. Starring Sir Kenneth Branagh, the final trilogy of 90-minute episodes will adapt the two remaining works by Swedish author Henning Mankell that features the character. The first will be based on the 1993 […]

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  • The chance meeting that brought Foxes to 'Doctor Who'

    The chance meeting that brought Foxes to 'Doctor Who'

    Back in May 2014, Foxes (a.k.a. Louisa Rose Allen) added her name to an already extensive list of top-notch guest stars that were set to appear on the upcoming series 8 of Doctor Who including Keeley Hawes, Hermione Norris, Ben Miller, Frank Skinner and Tom Riley. Needless to say, the Grammy-award winning British singer was decidedly over-the-top at the thought of making her acting debut opposite Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman.

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  • Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston return to small screen in John le Carre's 'The Night Manager'

    Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston return to small screen in John le Carre's 'The Night Manager'

    Three years removed from his brilliant portrayal of a pain medication-dependent, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, Dr. Gregory House, Hugh Laurie is returning to the small screen to star in the BBC adaptation of the John le Carre novel, The Night Manager. Laurie’s co-star, Tom Hiddleston, is coming off his portrayal of country western singer Hank Williams in I Saw the Light.

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  • 2015 set to be a busy year for Ben Whishaw

    2015 set to be a busy year for Ben Whishaw

    Already signed to play Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming film chronicling the life of Queen frontman, Ben Whishaw will also be returning to the small screen for a BBC2 espionage thriller, London Spy. Whishaw will also reprise his role as Q in the next Bond film, Bond 24 in 2015.   The as-yet-to-be-titled Freddie Mercury […]

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  • 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' with Downton's Lily James up next for a post-Doctor Who, Matt Smith

    'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' with Downton's Lily James up next for a post-Doctor Who, Matt Smith

    What’s next after you just spent three seasons as the Eleventh Traveling Time Lord? A bit of Jane Austen and Zombies, obviously. The adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith novel of the same name has been in the works since 2009, long before Matt Smith became a household face and name as The Doctor, and was originally rumored to be a 6-part television series. Smith has joined the cast as a ‘Mr. Collins’, alongside girlfriend Lily James (Downton Abbey) who is playing the lead.

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  • Could the Doctor's first year be his Companion's last?

    Could the Doctor's first year be his Companion's last?

    One can only imagine the rumors that are circulating the globe days prior to the premiere of Doctor Who on Saturday. The ushering in of the Peter Capaldi era has already suffered from script leaks followed by the unfathomable leak of what now seems to be the first three episodes of series 8 on video […]

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