CBS confirms an L.A. Confidential TV series is in the works

One of my favourite crime authors is James Ellroy, and the late Curtis Hanson put together an Oscar-winning adaptation of his epic novel LA Confidential, starring Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey and Kim Basinger. It was brilliant. Ellroy’s work had been, up to that point, often thought to be pretty much un-adaptable, but the…

BBC confirms transmission date for Black Lake

Earlier on this year, we ran a story detailing how BBC Four had picked up Swedish thriller, Black Lake (Svartsj√∂n in its native language). It signified a slight change in approach for the channel, who we heard was looking for something a little different from the usual ‘Nordic Noir’ (although we have series two of…