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Every week day, I let you know what's happening in the world of television, film and many other media on both sides of Atlantic as well in the rest of the world (sometimes). The news category lets you have access to this pure news - and you can, of course, subscribe to its RSS feed.
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Posted on March 13, 2007 | |
Ooh. No train to catch today. Time for some leisurely news.
- Talks are on for Constantine 2. Why?
- Gerard Butler is to be Snake Plissken in an Escape from New York remake. Maybe.
- Watchmen stuff
- Oh goody. Another Coke Zero ad, this one with Wayne Rooney. Sounds better than the last one, though. [free registration required]
- Which shows are doomed and which shows are coming back next season
- An interview with Malcolm McDowell about his appearance in Heroes
- A great big blow-by-blow account of a crucial scene in the next episode of Heroes
- Spoilers from Kristin, including an unexpected promotion to series regular for one Heroes character next season; some deceased Lost characters are back in flashbacks; plus Ugly Betty stuff.
- Life on Mars has been pushed back, because they're having trouble finding a lead.
- Moves are afoot to cut back on the Law & Order franchises
- Eliza Dushku comes back to Fox for a soapy drama about nurses
- Christina Applegate, Jean Smart and Amy Brenneman get pilots. Plus Melanie Griffiths gets a recurring role in Viva Laughlin!
- So Rob Morrow, Fisher Stevens and Chad Lowe go skiing. And they get lost. It's not a joke, but it is funny.
Posted on March 12, 2007 | |
Have a good one?
- John Barrowman will be meeting horses this month and signing Torchwood audio books in April
- Russell T Davies talks to the Telegraph about his work, the fourth series and leaving Doctor Who (maybe), among other things
- Simpsons and Futurama movie talk from Matt Groening
- A Captain Marvel film is being written by John August
- Dougray Scott will co-star in Luc Besson's adaptation of the HItman video game
- Casting for the new St Trinian's movie includes Colin Firth, Rupert Everett and Russell Brand
- Skins will be back, unfortunately
- There's going to be a special Inspector Morse weekend on ITV3, as well as a concert at the Albert Hall, to celebrate the show's 20th birthday.
- Another UK format crosses the Atlantic: BBC3's “give teenagers a baby to look after” show Baby Borrowers is to become a comedy for NBC.
- Jenna Elfman does for authors what Tom Cruise did for sportsmen with new Darren Star show Literary Superstar
- Kristin meets Milo Ventimiglia from Heroes
- Windows users can watch Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver's new show, The Riches, online at AOL TV before it airs.
- Potentially big, Watchmen-esque spoiler for Heroes
- Oliver Platt joins the cast of the US version of The Thick of It. Plus more casting news
- Dexter stuff, including second season spoilers
Posted on March 9, 2007 | |
- David Tennant promotes Red Nose Day sweets
- Goran Visnjic may be the villain in the next Bond film. Meanwhile, the Daily Express reckons there's going to be less Craigy nudity next round
- Sex and the City movie back on?
- Shooting on Anthony Minghella's The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency begins in May
- Three Men Seeking Monsters might get adapted with John, Doug and Dan Heder
- Star Trek XI is going to be a 're-imagining', not a prequel
- 2010 for Toy Story 3
- Rorschach from The Watchmen hiding in 300 trailer?
- Jeff Bridges will be Obidiah Stane in the Iron Man movie
- Eddie Murphy to star in a remake of Fantasy Island?
- John Inman has died
- 'Allo, 'Allo is coming back for a one-off special. Allegedly
- It's got Sting. It's got Hywel Bennet. It's got Daniel Day Lewis. It must be Artemis '81, out on DVD on April 23rd
- The Thick of It is out on DVD April 2nd
- Five's suspended its premium rate phone numbers, as well
- Future events in Jericho discussed
- A great big article on Babylon 5: The Lost Tales
- A Prison Break star is in the Grey's Anatomy spin-off with a former co-waiter
- So much pilot-casting, including Jeffrey Tambor, Kal Penn, Mia Maestro, Adam Goldberg, Michelle Trachtenberg and Hector Elizondo
- Kristin talks to Dexter's cast and crew
- Former Heroes stars get pilots
- Grande Heroes spoilers