Amazon names transmission date for Guillermo del Toro series Carnival Row

To say we’re looking forward to this Amazon series is an understatement. From Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro, this crime/fantasy mash-up will follow “mythical creatures who have fled their war-torn homeland and gathered in the city as tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population”. At the centre of the drama is the…

Netflix to adapt Søren Sveistrup’s The Chestnut Man

You may remember Søren Sveistrup from The Killing. The Danish showrunner was behind one of the most successful and influential crime series in recent history, but last year he released his debut novel – The Chestnut Man. Now that novel has been picked up by Netflix for adaptation. The story takes place in Copenhagen, where…

ITV announces casting details for series two of The Bay

The Bay was so nearly pretty decent. The ITV series based in the Lancashire town of Morecambe had a touch of the Broadchurches about it, and we knew that the channel had renewed it for a second series. ITV has confirmed that Morven Christie will return as family liaison officer Detective Sergeant Lisa Armstrong, while…