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David Graham returns for new Thunderbirds series

David Graham will be reprising his role as “Nosy” Parker for the new series of Thunderbirds Are Go!, currently in production for a 2015 launch. Graham’s Parker will be chauffeuring Rosamund Pike as Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward. Kayvan Novak (Fonejacker) will voice inventor Brains with Gordon and John Tracy played by Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Love Actually). Rasmus … Continue reading

Lost’s Carlton Cuse to adapt The Returned for US?

Lost and Bates Motel‘s Carlton Cuse has been approached about working for A & E on The Returned, an adaptation of Les Revenants, the French TV series about a group of people returning from the dead which was recently shown in the UK on Channel 4. The TV series was based on the 2004 film … Continue reading

CBBC orders new SF series Eve

Following in the footsteps of The Sarah Jane Adventures and Wizards and Aliens, the CBBC channel has ordered a new science fiction drama, Eve, for 2014. The thirteen half-hour episode series follows the  adventures of Eve, a sentient female robot living with a family in suburbia while trying to make sense of human life as a teenager. … Continue reading

David S. Goyer bringing DC’s Constantine to TV

DC’s John Constantine is coming to NBC, courtesy of The Mentalist‘s Daniel Cerone and screen superhero expert David S. Goyer, according to a report at Deadline. Simply called Constantine, the Warner Bros. TV series will follow the ‘enigmatic and irreverent con man-turned-reluctant supernatural detective who is thrust into the role of defending us against dark forces … Continue reading

Inside No. 9: The New Psychoville?

Psychoville co-creators Reece Shearsmith and Whitechapel star and writer Steve Pemberton have abandoned plans for a follow-up series, opting instead to write and star in the macabre anthology show Inside No. 9 to be aired by the BBC this autumn. “Being in the middle of filming a series of Psychoville would be utterly depressing,” Shearsmith … Continue reading

CBS bringing Anne Rice’s Angel Time to TV

According to a report at Deadline, CBS are working on a TV version of Anne Rice’s The Songs of the Seraphim novels, taking their title from Angel Time, the first book in the series, published in 2009. The adaptation is penned by Memphis Beat creators Josh Harto and Liz Garcia, and will be directed by … Continue reading

Frankenstein reimagining Broken optioned by ABC Family

The ABC Family network has optioned A.E. Rought’s reimagining of the Frankenstein story, Broken and Tainted, for a new one-hour series. The adaptation will be prepared by Junction Entertainment although, as author Rought points out on her blog, “An option isn’t a guarantee a TV series (or other screen adaptation) will actually happen”. The story … Continue reading

Tony Head joins Syfy’s Dominion

Buffy and Merlin star Anthony Stewart Head has joined the cast of the pilot for Syfy’s Dominion, the continuation of the mythology begun in the 2010 film Legion. Head will play David Weel, the power hungry president of the Senate of Vega (formerly Las Vegas) who is frequently at odds with General Rysen, the city’s military … Continue reading

Gotham to explore early years of Commissioner Gordon

A pre-Batman pre-Commissioner James Gordon is going to be the central character of a new TV spin-off from the Batman franchise, courtesy of Warner Bros. TV and the Fox network, according to a report at Deadline. Gotham has been devised by The Mentalist‘s Bruno Heller, and will explore the early years of the character before … Continue reading

Nicholas Young joins the new Tomorrow People

Nicholas Young, who played John throughout the original incarnation of The Tomorrow People, as well as reprising his role for the Big Finish continuation audios, will be appearing in the CW’s reboot of the show later this year. According to TV Guide, “Young will play Aldus Crick, the scientist who first discovered and studied the … Continue reading