REVIEW: Wild Bill (S1 E2/6)

It’s fair to say last week’s inaugural episode of Wild Bill did not exactly set the world alight in terms of critics’ reviews – nor indeed prove a hit among viewers, debuting with the lowest audience share for an ITV drama this year so far. But being mindful of the many plates it had to…

Chilean crime drama En la Frontera in the works

Chilean drama found a global audience thanks to Netflix, who broadcast Bala Loca. Now the makers of that series are back with crime drama, En la Frontera  (The Frontier), which uses the ongoing dispute between the Mapuche indigenous people and the Chilean state as a backdrop. The series follows Detective Manuela Valencia as she investigates…

Daniel Auteuil takes first TV role in French ‘false rape’ drama

French actor Daniel Auteuil is one of his country’s best-known and award-laden film actors. But he’s never appeared in a TV drama, until now. He’s set to star in France Televisions’ Le Mensonge (The Lie). Auteuil will play Christian Lacono, former mayor of French town Vence, who was accused of rape and sexual assault by…