Rothschild banking dynasty next up for Downton Abbey’s Sir Julian Fellowes

Downton Abbey writer/creator, Sir Julian Fellowes, has yet another period drama in his prolific mind palace. According to Deadline, Fellowes has set his sights and pen on the richest family in history to dramatize one of the world’s most famous rags-to-riches stories in a series called Five Arrows for Sky Atlantic. Set against the backdrop of war […]

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NBC’s The Gilded Age next up for ‘Downton Abbey’ creator, Sir Julian Fellowes

Deadline reports that NBC has once again tapped the Downton Abbey creator to create and executive produce The Gilded Age, a ‘sweeping fictional epic’ of the millionaire titans of New York City in the 1880s. It was 2012 when the two first discussed the possibility of an ‘American Downton‘. But as the NBCUniversal-owned Carnival Films produced series for […]

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Matt Lucas takes us BTS on the set of ‘Doctor Who’ 10!

This is nothing short of brilliant on two counts. Well, probably more than two, but that’s all I can think of at present. First, the fact that Matt Lucas is returning to Doctor Who and, two, no one EVER gets to see anything other than maybe a few stills taken during production of Doctor Who. EVER! Those […]

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Post-Downton Julian Fellowes turning his talents to ‘Doctor Thorne’

With the Downton Abbey body not even warm yet, news comes that writer/creator Sir Julian Fellowes’ next project for ITV, Doctor Thorne is already in the works. Adapted from the Anthony Trollope novel, Doctor Thorne tells the story of the penniless Mary Thorne, the niece of Doctor Thomas Thorne, who grows up with her rich […]

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