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The Returned wins International Emmy

French series Les Revenants – which aired as The Returned on Channel 4 in the UK on the US Sundance Channel – has won the Best Drama Series 2013 at the International Emmy Awards held on November 25th. According to the official release, “A small mountain community is rocked to its core when several local people who … Continue reading

Big Finish to complete Destiny of the Doctor

Following AudioGO being placed in administration, there were concerns that the Destiny of the Doctor series, due to conclude this month, might not be finished. However, Big Finish have today issued a press release confirming that The Time Machine, the 11th and final story, will be available to buy on CD and download in time … Continue reading

Count the references in the Adventure in Space & Time trailer (video)! (updated)

A proper trailer for Mark Gatiss’ drama about the early days of Doctor Who, An Adventure in Space and Time, has now been released and can be viewed below. Showcasing David Bradley’s turn as William Hartnell – and as the first Doctor – it includes numerous recreations of classic scenes from the first years of the … Continue reading

Syfy preparing live-action Beowulf adaptation

The US Syfy Channel is working on an adaptation of the Old English epic poem, Beowulf. Matt Greenberg, best known for his reworking of Stephen King’s short story ‘1408’ into the movie with John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson, is penning the script, which will be produced for Omni and Universal Cable Productions. Brian Hamilton, … Continue reading

Help Terry Gilliam restore classic Borowczyk animation!

Terry Gilliam is fronting a Kickstarter campaign to restore the classic animated film Goto, l’île d’amour (Goto, the Island of Love), created by legendary Polish animator Walerian Borowczyk. Speaking about the Polish artist and filmmaker’s work Gilliam says: “They activate a part of my brain that very few other things do…I haven’t seen any of … Continue reading

Ghost – the TV series?

Akiva Goldsman and Fringe producer Jeff Pinkner have teamed up to work on a pilot for Paramount Television based on the hit 1990 film Ghost. Announcing the project, Paramount TV president Amy Powell said, “We are thrilled to collaborate with Akiva and Jeff, two deeply creative and accomplished talents, on the television adaptation of this classic … Continue reading

Joe Hill to reboot Tales from the Darkside?

NOS4R2 and Locke & Key writer Joe Hill has teamed up once more with Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman for a reboot of the classic horror series Tales from the Darkside. The half-hour anthology series created by George A. Romero ran from 1984 to 1988, and included stories by Stephen King, Harlan Ellison, Clive Barker and … Continue reading

Netflix Marvel series lining up high profile showrunners

Following the announcement that four new series are being prepared for Netflix featuring Marvel superheroes, ABC TV and Marvel TV are set to announce two major names to run Jessica Jones and Daredevil. According to Deadline, Twilight scripter Melissa Rosenberg will be executive producer on Jessica Jones. She was first attached to the project three … Continue reading

Full season orders for Tomorrow People and Originals

The CW has decided to give full season orders to all of its new shows this year, which means that both the Vampire Diaries spin-off, The Originals, and the revamp of the classic British show, The Tomorrow People, will get 22 episodes to embed themselves with audiences. “We’re excited about the creative momentum the producers … Continue reading

Epic trailer for Doctor Who anniversary special released [VIDEO]!

The BBC have put the official first trailer for the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special episode The Day of the Doctor online after it leaked early via Latin America. The trailer will air on BBC One on Saturday 9th November, just before Atlantis. The Day of the Doctor airs at 7.50pm on 23 November 2013. … Continue reading