Toni Collette to star in Netflix adaptation of Karin Slaughter novel

We last saw Australian actress Toni Collette in the excellent Unbelievable, and now she’s set to head back to the streaming giant for a new crime series. Deadline reports that Netflix is set to adapt top-selling Karin Slaughter’s Pieces Of Her for the small screen. The story is set in a sleepy Georgia town where…

S4C names transmission date for 35 Diwrnod: Parti Plu

Filming has finished and post-production work is well underway in the latest series S4C’s Welsh-language crime drama 35 Diwrnod (35 Days). Furthermore, the channel has confirmed its transmission date. Last year S4C changed 35 Diwrnod to 35 Awr with all the action happening over 35 hours in a country hotel. The writer Fflur Dafydd was nominated for a Bafta…

ITV commissions adaptation of Val McDermid’s Karen Pirie novels

Val McDermid’s series of cold case investigations, Karen Pirie (w/t) has been commissioned by ITV from the producers of Line of Duty and Bodyguard, World Productions. Adapted by Emer Kenny Karen Pirie is based on the novel, The Distant Echo, the first in a series of best-selling novels about the young Scottish female detective set in the beautiful Scottish university town of St. Andrew’s….