Keeley Hawes to star in new adaptation of du Maurier’s Rebecca

Keeley Hawes, despite a whole career of brilliant work, is very hot at the moment thanks to her appearance in Jed Mercurio’s Bodyguard. Now news reaches is that she has signed up to star in a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca. Netflix is to reshoot a story whose defining adaptation was Alfred Hitchcock’s…

Sofia Helin’s Heder gets first trailer

Anticipation is rising for Heder (Honor), the Swedish series produced by The Bridge’s Sofia Helin. Alexandra Rapaport, Anja Lundqvist, Eva Röse and Julia Dufvenius are the stars, with Helin co-starring. It tells the story of four partners in a law firm called Heder gain notoriety by helping victims of sex crimes and speaking out against…

Finnish series Man In Room 301 to air in December

The UK’s Kate Ashfield found fame in films like Shaun Of The Dead in front of the camera, but behind the camera, she’s become an interesting new voice. She co-wrote Channel 4’s Born To Kill, and now her next project sees her go to Finland. Man In Room 301 is a six-part series that will…