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Sky 1 commissions comedy drama from Stan Lee

Legendary superhero creator Stan Lee has been commissioned by Sky 1 for Lucky Man, a new comedy drama from Carnival Films. Commissioned by Sky 1 Director, Adam MacDonald, Sky’s Head of Drama, Anne Mensah and Commissioning Editor, Cameron Roach, the 10 x 60′ series from the producers of Downton Abbey, Carnival Films, is based on … Continue reading

Mortal Instruments TV series goes to ABC Family

Shadowhunters, the TV series based on Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments sequence of young adult novels, will be broadcast on ABC Family. The series will reboot the adaptations, starting once more with City of Bones which previously appeared as a movie in August 2013. “Shadowhunters is a big epic saga that will resonate with viewers who … Continue reading

Arthur Darvill joins CW’s superhero team-up show

Arthur Darvill, best-known to genre fans for his role as Rory in the Matt Smith era of Doctor Who, has signed up to play Rip Hunter in the CW’s new superhero team-up show spun-off from Arrow and The Flash. He’s not fully escaping his time travelling past: Hunter is also a wanderer in the fourth dimension, … Continue reading

Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams joins Who series 9

Maisie Williams will be making a guest starring appearance in the ninth series of Doctor Who. Renowned for her role as Arya Stark in the international fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, Williams said: “I’m so excited to be working on Doctor Who as it’s such a big and important part of British culture. I … Continue reading

Adam West and Burt Ward return as Batman and Robin!

Holy [insert your appropriate word of choice]! The real Caped Crusaders are coming back! Adam West and Burt Ward will be marking the 50th anniversary of the TV Batman series with new appearances as Batman in Robin for a 90 minute animated feature film, which will be released next year. Watch Burt Ward make the … Continue reading

Big Finish’s Virgin Novel Adaptations expand

Following their adaptations of various key novels in the Virgin New and Missing Adventures ranges, Big Finish have announced a series of further dramatisations to come in the next few months. In December 2015, Doctor Who: Theatre of War, written and adapted by Justin Richards, sees the Seventh Doctor, Ace (Sophie Aldred) and Bernice Summerfield … Continue reading

Meet the Eighth Doctor’s latest enemy

In November 2015 the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) and his companion Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) will head into a brand new era of Doctor Who, as the TARDIS is recalled to Gallifrey by the Time Lords. And they will be battling a new foe known only as The Eleven… Doom Coalition is an epic saga … Continue reading

Walking Dead spin-off title finally released

Creator Robert Kirkman has at long last revealed the proper title for AMC’s companion show to The Walking Dead. Writing on Twitter, he stated “IT’S OFFICIAL! The walking dead companion show on AMC is called FEAR THE WALKING DEAD! Expect more news very soon! #FearTheWalkingDead” The new show, previously codenamed Cobalt, will air this summer … Continue reading

Secrets and Lies for 007 in SPECTRE teaser trailer (video)

James Bond’s year of birth is just one of the secrets revealed in the new trailer for SPECTRE released on March 27. Concentrating firmly on character rather than action, the 90 second trailer features elements of 007’s past – both from his childhood and his career with MI6 – as well as some familiar tropes … Continue reading

Hiro returns to Heroes Reborn

Masi Oka will be reprising his role of Hiro Nakamura on NBC’s reboot of Heroes coming later this year. “I’m excited to return to my Heroes roots,” Oka explained. “Hiro Nakamura was such an inspirational role to play, and I’m hoping the fans will enjoy seeing him back on TV.” “The character of Hiro Nakamura was such … Continue reading