True Detective pair reunite for Redeemer

Nic Pizzolatto and Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey are reuniting for a new series. The writer and actor pair forged a winning team in the first series of True Detective, and now they’re back together, working on a series called Redeemer for the FX channel in the US. Deadline reports that the series is: “Created by Pizzolatto…

BBC confirms transmission date for series three of Snowfall

Created by the late John Singleton, Snowfall is set in Los Angeles in 1983 and is set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. Now it returns for a third series and, once again, it has been picked up by BBC Two for…

Netflix renews YOU for a third series

Serial killer drama, YOU, has been renewed by Netflix for a third series. Deadline reports that the streaming service has handed out a third-series renewal. The news arrives less than three weeks after the sophomore cycle debuted December 26th. The series will return with 10 additional episodes at a date to be determined in 2021….

Amazon green-lights Jack Reacher series

A few months back we brought you news that Lee Child’s Jack Reacher novels were coming to television. Now we’re hearing that Amazon has green-lit the series. The Hollywood Reporter The show will air on the tech giant’s Prime Video streaming platform, with a premiere date yet to be determined. The first season will be…

Silence Of The Lambs origin series in the pipeline

We’ve had numerous incarnations of Thoma Harris’s Hannibal Lecter, but now TV crime fans might be getting something a little bit different from Harris’s universe. Deadline reports that Clarice – a spin-off featuring Clarice Starling, most famously played by Jodie Foster – is in the works at US network CBS. Clarice is set in 1993, a…

Skt Atlantic confirms transmission date for Stephen King’s The Outsider

Stephen King adaptation The Outsider is on its way to Sky Atlantic. Based on the novel of the same name by King, The Outsiderfollows police detective Ralph Anderson, as he sets out to investigate the mutilated body of 11-year-old Frankie Peterson found in the Georgia woods. The mysterious circumstances surrounding this horrifying crime leads Ralph, still…

Netflix drops new You trailer

One of the things we’re looking forward to right at the end of the year is series two of Netflix series, You. You’s first season followed bookstore employee Joe as he instantly fell for, then obsessively stalked, a customer-turned-love interest named Beck. But in the finale, Beck died at Joe’s hand, and his ex-girlfriend Candace…

Netflix ‘developing’ Chinatown origin series

Ask a decent sample size of what the best crime movie of all time is, and many people will say Chinatown. The movie, which was originally released in 1974, memorably starred Jack Nicholson as private investigator  Jake Gittes and Faye Dunaway, directed by Roman Polanski. Now we’re hearing that Netflix is developing an origin series,…

HBO releases first image from Perry Mason

One of the series we’re looking forward to in 2020 is HBO’s Perry Mason origin story. Based on characters created by author Erle Stanley Gardner, the series follows the origins of American fiction’s most legendary criminal defence lawyer. When the case of the decade breaks down his door, Mason’s relentless pursuit of the truth reveals…

Erin Brockovich series in development for ABC

Grey’s Anatomy showrunner Krista Vernoff is bringing legendary activist Erin Brockovich’s life to the small screen. Vernoff is teaming with Brockovich for an ABC drama called Rebel that focuses on what life has been life for the legal consultant some 20 years after Julia Roberts brought her story to the big screen in 2000’s Erin Brockovich. Rebel, which has received…