Leif GW Persson’s Gone In Snow to start in Sweden next month

Ast the end of last year, we bought you news that Leif GW Persson’s The Dying Detective was to air on Swedish channel SVT. Now the celebrated crime novelist has a new project, but this time it’s based on an idea rather than a novel. Gone In Snow (Det som göms i snö) is to transmit…

Channel 4 unveils three new psychological dramas

When they do crime drama things, you can always rely on Channel 4 to do things a bit differently. Today, the channel has announced three new stand-alone dramas with a crimey edge, in a new strand called On The Edge. to be transmitted in one night. The night will showcase the work of three rising…

HBO’s Perry Mason reboot is go without Downey Jr in the lead

Why go there? That’s always our reaction whenever there’s news of a reboot of a classic show. We’re not going near the Magnum PI reboot, but we hear that Perry Mason – that redoubtable character created by Erle Stanley Gardner in the 1930s, which became a global hit from the 1950s onwards. The HBO adaptation has…

Cast announced for Megan Abbott’s Dare Me pilot

We’re keeping a close eye on USA Network’s adaptation of Megan Abbott’s superb novel, Dare Me. Abbott is one of our favourite crime writers, and Dare Me one of her best books. The story dives into the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading, following the fraught relationship between two best friends after a new…