True Detective 3 adds British actress to cast

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Nic Pizzolatto’s third instalment of True Detective may well hit our screens at the back end of next year. We already know what Oscar-winning actor, Mahershala Ali, in this new series, and now news reaches us that a British actress has been added to the cast. Read on for more. Continue reading

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Amazon picks up Stana Katic crime drama, Absentia

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American actress Stana Katic is no stranger to British audiences thanks to her starring role in the long-running US series, Castle, in which she appeared alongside Nathan Fillion. Now Katic is back in a new series, which is due to premiere next year. The good news is that Amazon has picked up the show for global broadcast. Continue reading

Official The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story trailer released

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Ryan Murphy’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story is almost upon us, and starts in the US in January. We know what it has been snapped up for UK broadcast by the BBC, so we expect it to follow on soon after the 17th January US transmission date. The hype machine is beginning to whirr into action, especially now there’s a trailer, which you can see after the jump. Continue reading

Review: The Sinner (S1 E1-8/8), Netflix

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NB: SPOILERS INSIDE

Netflix, you’ve done it to us again. The Sinner – a series that originally appeared on the USA Network in, well, the USA – sneaked onto the streaming service last week and suddenly went a bit ballistic (as Netflix series are want to do). I got stuck into it having not really having read anything about it or knowing too much about the story. Sometimes that’s the best way to approach something – not much knowledge, low expectations – because you can just get it into. And into it I got. A lot. Continue reading

HBO launches interactive app the lets viewers choose narrative in Sharon Stone crime drama

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It had to happen sooner or later. I remember in my childhood that there were these books that provided different story options, which meant you could choose the outcome of the stories. Now the very same concept has been extrapolated out for the modern age, with the news that US cable network, HBO, has launched an interactive app, which acts as a companion piece to Steven Soderbergh’s new series, Mosaic, which starts in January 2018. Continue reading

Series Review: The End Of The F****** World (S1 E1-8/8), All4

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This is the second comedy/crime drama to appear on Channel 4’s streaming service All4 this year (Search Party being the other one – see our review of that here), and it’s a sub-genre, when done right, can be fun and very watchable. Now The End Of The F******* World is here, which tells the story of two teens who go on a roadtrip, one of which believes he’s a psychopath. We enlisted the help of Luke, over at the Custard TV website, who told us what he thought… Continue reading