Sir Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench board the Orient Express for Agatha Christie’s whodunnit

As most P1’s of Tellyspotting are well aware, I’m not a huge fan of remakes. I’m all on board with prequels. Remakes, not so much. That said, the forthcoming November release of Kenneth Branagh’s ‘remake’ of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express may go a long way to alter my future close-mindedness. Sir Kenneth will not only co-produce and […]

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Savor Sunday night as ‘Sherlock’ S5 may be a ways off

By the end of Sunday night, members of Sherlock-Nation will soon be faced with the need to comfort each other. While we will be somewhat comforted in the knowledge that series 5 will happen, unfortunately, we will also face the fact that we have no idea when Sherlock, John, Mycroft, Mrs. Hudson, Lestrade, Molly and now, the newest member […]

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Demons await as final episode title announced for ‘Sherlock’ S4

“The roads we walk have demons beneath, and yours have been waiting for a very long time…” Ever since co-creators/writers, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, began to conceive of the upcoming 4th series of Sherlock, they have continued to hint at and/or promise a much darker place for Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock this time around. From the […]

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Johnny Depp and Dame Judi Dench to board Kenneth Branagh’s Orient Express

As most P1’s of Tellyspotting are well aware, I’m not a huge fan of remakes. I’m good with prequels, remakes, not so much. That said, the forthcoming Kenneth Branagh ‘remake’ of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express may go a long way to alter my future close-mindedness. Sir Kenneth will not only co-produce and direct the newest adaptation […]

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Will ‘Sherlock 4’ introduce us to a third Holmes brother?

Well, it’s been a little over 24 hours since the first trailer appeared for the long-awaited 4th series of Sherlock. With the trailer showing a much darker, action-packed series than what we have become accustomed to, followed by the release of the obligatory three ‘hints’ by series co-creators/writers, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, the internets hair was […]

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More ‘Maigret’ with Rowan Atkinson on the way….

Given his trademark pipe, fondness of fine alcohol and reliance on godlike intuition in solving cases, the character of Jules Maigret is frequently referred to as the Sherlock Holmes of France. Author Georges Simenon’s Inspector Maigret stories are not new to television audiences. As early as 1959, Jules Maigret hit the small screen in a major […]

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Guest stars lining up as Toby Jones added to ‘Sherlock’ S4 cast

Toby Jones (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Hunger Games, Dad’s Army, Detectorists ) has joined the cast of the PBS/BBC1 drama, Sherlock. The ‘voice of Dobby’ actor will join the returning Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, alongside Amanda Abbington, Una Stubs, Rupert Graves, Jonathan Aris and Louise Brealey for episode two of the forthcoming 4th series of Sherlock. Though the […]

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‘Maigret’ + Rowan Atkinson = stunning!

Given his trademark pipe, fondness of fine alcohol and reliance on godlike intuition in solving cases, the character of Jules Maigret is frequently referred to as the Sherlock Holmes of France. Having first appeared in print in 1931, Maigret is the creation of Belgian author Georges Simenon who wrote 75 Maigret novels and is considered […]

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