Christopher Eccleston joins season 4 of True Detective

Beloved British actor Christopher Eccleston has signed up for the fourth series of True Detective. The critically-acclaimed HBO show is coming back for a fourth run, subtitled Night Country and starring Jodie Foster and Kali Reis. It’s set in Ennis, Alaska, where six men who operate the Tsalal Arctic Research Station vanish without a trace….

Dennis Quaid to star in Steven Soderbergh crime series

Hollywood talent – actor Dennis Quaid and director Steven Soderbergh – have joined forces for a new HBO Max crime series, Deadline reports. The series, Full Circle, centres around “an investigation into a botched kidnapping [that] uncovers long-held secrets connecting multiple characters and cultures in present-day New York City.” Quaid is believed to be playing a famous…

Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story: Netflix drops first trailer

Netflix has released the first trailer for Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. Between 1978 and 1991, serial killer Dahmer gruesomely took the lives of 17 innocent victims. Netflix says that Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story will “expose these unconscionable crimes, centred around the underserved victims and their communities impacted by the systemic racism and institutional…

Fargo season 5 cast revealed

We got incredibly excited when it was announced that a fifth season of Fargo was confirmed. And now we know who’s going to be in it and some of the plot details. British actress Juno Temple, former Mad Men star Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh headline the cast, wich also includes Stranger Things alum…

Keanu Reeves to star in The Devil In The White City

Another Hollywood A-lister is heading to the small screen in a crime drama. Neo himself, Keanu Reeves, will star in a new US crime drama based on a real-life crime. The Devil in the White City is based on Erik Larson’s book of the same name, and tells the story of Daniel H. Burnham, an…

Jameela Jamil joins Rian Johnson and Natasha Lyonne ‘procedural’

A Rian Johnson/Natasha Lyonne crime drama series, you say? The Knives Out creator and Russian Doll star are teaming together for a 10-part series on Peacock (a US streaming service), and will no doubt be aired on Paramount + over in the UK. The brilliant Lyonne takes the lead role, but Variety reports that Jameela…

REVIEW We Own This City (S1 E1/6)

In a parallel universe somewhere, celebrated screenwriter David Simon is making a cosy crime drama series featuring hedgerows, a whodunit, perhaps a vicar or two and an amateur sleuth deep in the English countryside. Thankfully, we don’t deal in multiverses here at The Killing Times, and Simon has – in the here and now –…

Apple+ TV drops first trailer for Black Bird

As we mentioned in our review of Shining Girls, Apple+ TV is the one streaming service that really is producing some excellent, complex drama with real depth at the moment. Now it has revealed the first trailer for Black Bird – a six-part series created by celebrated crime novelist Dennis Lehane. And yes, we’re excited….