Sexy Beast to be adapted for TV

One the Noughties’ best British crime films was Sexy Beast, the terrifying gangster flick starring an unforgettable Ray Winstone and Ben Kingsley. Now we hear that it’s getting the TV treatment. Deadline reports: The potential series, which will be shopped to cable and streaming networks, will tell the story of up-and-coming criminal Gal Dove as…

RTÉ announces new crime drama Take Down for autumn season

Other than Jack Taylor, Love/Hate has been Ireland’s best crime drama to date, but now it seems a new series is on the way in the autumn, which could ramp things up a bit. The creative team behind Love/Hate, – Stuart Carolan (writer/executive producer), Suzanne McAuley (executive producer) and David Caffrey (director) are joined by best-selling novelist Jo Spain…

Polish crime drama Ultraviolet starts on Netflix

One thing we missed out from last week’s 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week was Netflix’s Polish series, Ultraviolet. We wrote about it back in May, but it has now started streaming on Netflix from today. Here’s the juice: The series is inspired by the book The Skeleton Crew written by Deborah Halber and infused…

Hard Sun ends after one series

No real surprises here, but Neil Cross’s Hard Sun has been cancelled after one series. Or so The Sun’s ‘TV Insider’ says. There has been no confirmation from the BBC yet. A TV insider said: “This will be a huge disappointment for all concerned, but particularly for Agyness as this was her first appearance in…

TNT confirms Alienist sequel, Angel Of Darkness

The Alienist was a huge worldwide hit, its Victorian-era thrills a spills delighting those in the US on network, TNT, and around the world thanks to Netflix. Based on Caleb Carr’s novel of the same name, it told the story of Dr Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl), a brilliant and obsessive “alienist” in the controversial new field…