ITV commissions Rob Lowe crime drama Wild Bill

Now here’s a sentence we didn’t think we’d be writing on a Friday morning, or any morning for that matter: Hollywood star, Rob Lowe, is to star in a new six-part ITV crime drama called Wild Bill, set in Lincolnshire. When high-flying US police chief Bill Hixon lands in Boston, Lincolnshire, with his 14-year-old daughter…

BBC acquires Killing Eve series two

In a move that has surprised absolutely nobody, the BBC has acquired the rights to show the second series of BBC America’s Killing Eve in the UK. Based on the Codename Villanelle novellas by Luke Jennings, the series has been a huge success in the US and now here in the UK. Emmy-nominated and Bafta-winner…

Jessica Lucas to star in new Canadian crime drama

Jessica Lucas is better known to many as Tabitha Galivan (or Tigress) in Gotham, the Batman prequel series. Now the Canadian actress has landed a role much closer to home. The Canadian series, The Murders, will air in its native country next year and has eight parts. Kate JamesonĀ (Lucas) is a rookie homicide detective who…

Kim Wall murder investigation to be made into a TV series

The brutal and heartbreaking murder of Swedish journalist really affected us here at The Killing Times, and now news reaches us that the investigation into her disappearance and death is to be made into a TV series. Tobias Lindholm is to make it and for Swedish channels C More and TV4. “A murder case in…

New Finnish crime dramas for MIPCOM

Yes, we love a bit of Finnish crime drama here at The Killing Times, and it’s great to see the country making more and more of it. Two more that may be joining the likes of Deadwind and Bordertown are Arctic Circle, Sherlock North, Hard Diplomacy and Bullets. Deadline reports that both will be shown…