Tahar Rahim to play Charles Sobhraj in new BBC/Netflix series

Award-winning French actor Tahar Rahim (who was sensational in A Prophet) has signed onto play the infamous Charles Sobhraj in BBC One’s The Serpent, based on the astonishing true story of how one of the most elusive criminals of the 20th century was caught and brought to trial. Charles Sobhraj was the chief suspect in…

Amazon lands TV rights to Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series

We brought you news last year that superstar crime author was shopping his insanely popular Jack Reacher character around in the world of TV. Now we’re hearing that Amazon has picked up the rights. Deadline reports that “In a competitive situation, Amazon has landed the rights to develop a script-to-series drama based on the Jack Reacher character from Lee Child’s…