Netflix reveals first images from Narcos: Mexico

Not a day goes by it seems without a story about Netflix and one of its crime dramas. This time its series four of Narcos, subtitled Mexico. In this series, Michael Pena and Diego Luna take the leading roles. Deadline reports: Luna is set to play Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo but he goes by only one…

REVIEW: Sharp Objects (S1 E2/8)

  After last week’s superb opening episode of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects, I couldn’t wait to dive back in and see how the tormented journalist, Camille Preaker (Amy Adams), would adjust to living with her strange mother, and how she would manage the toxic relationship between two. Last week we saw Camille return to her…

Netflix releases new Stranger Things III teaser and images

Netflix is gearing up for the return of some of its biggest shows this autumn. But one that might not be returning this year is series three of Stranger Things, that immensely popular horror/crime mash-up. Series one premiered in 2016 and series two last year, so fans hoped that they would get series three this…

Kyra Sedgwick’s Ten Days In The Valley set for Alibi

Kyra Sedgwick is a bit of a ledge when it comes to crime drama (see her work in the long-running The Closer) for evidence, and her latest starring role – in Ten Days In The Valley – has garnered more good reviews. It looks as though it has found a UK home. According to TV…

Dirty John adds more cast members

We’re excited about forthcoming US series, Dirty John. Written by Chance co-creator Alexandra Cunningham, Dirty John is based on the articles and breakout true crime podcast from Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard. Season one (it has got a two-series order) is to tell the story of how a romance with the charismatic John Meehan spiralled into secrets, denial and manipulation….

Stephen King’s Mr Mercedes finds UK home on Starzplay

We’ve been keeping a beady eye on Stephen King’s Mr Mercedes, which started in the US back in August of last year and hoping it would find a home in the UK. Now, almost a year after its US premiere, it finally has. Not only does it star excellent British and Irish talent, it’s also…

First trailer for Chris Pine’s I Am The Night

Never let it be said that television is the inferior medium to blockbuster movies. Increasingly, we’re seeing stars from the big screen take work in more rewarding projects on the small screen. The latest to make the jump is Star Trek‘s Chris Pine, who is to star and exec-produce a new series for TNT, the…

Sky Atlantic confirms transmission date for Sharp Objects

July is shaping up to be a big month when it comes to crime drama. As soon as the World Cup finishes we’re expecting the likes of Unforgotten (series three) and Dark Heart to appear sometime on ITV, but over on Sky Atlantic we’re counting down the days until the adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp…

Two Megan Abbott novels optioned for television

New York-based crime and thriller novelist Megan Abbott is one of our absolute favourites, and we’ve covered her before on The Killing Times. It seems that Abbott is hot property in the TV community at the moment, with her sixth novel Dare Me currently in production with USA Network (read our story here). Now, after…

BBC Two acquires US series, Trust

Now then. Ever since US series, Trust, was announced it felt like an intriguing series especially when you consider British, Oscar-winning director, Danny Boyle, is one of the executive producers. Starring Donald Sutherland as J. Paul Getty Senior, the oil tycoon and art collector at the head of the Getty family, Trust tells the real-life…