New Sherlock ‘adventure’ for 2018

Apparently it’s International Sherlock Holmes Day today, and the latest TV incarnation’s creators – Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss – have been up to mischief again. In a cryptic video, they said that something Sherlock-related is going to be happening this year, although Moffat was at pains to point out that it was “not a new…

The Bridge to get an Asian version

Is The Bridge the most franchised crime drama in television history? It has already inspired remakes in here in UK, France, US, Mexico, Germany, and Russia. And now there’s going to be an Asian version. According to TBI Vision: The adaptation will air on Viu in late 2018 and is set to become ESG’s first…

Showtime picks up Affleck and Damon’s City On A Hill for full series

US cable network Showtime – which has a deal with Sky Atlantic in the UK – has greenlit a full series of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s Boston-set, police drama City On A Hill. The Hollywood Reporter says: “[The] network has handed out a 12-episode series order to the Boston crime drama exec produced by Ben Affleck and…

Rupert Everett joins cast for In The Name Of The Rose TV series

I remember watching the Jean-Jacques Annaud-directed movie adaptation of Umberto Eco’s medieval whodunit, In The Name Of The Rose, when I was a teenager and being quite taken with it. Last October we carried a news story detailing the fact that John Turturro would take the lead in a new TV adaptation. Now we hear that…