Archive | News
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.
Daily news by email
Posted on August 17, 2006 | |
While we were all looking in the opposite direction, Sky has been quietly filming Terry Pratchett's Hogfather. Starring David Jason, Nigel Planer, Ian Richardson and Marc Warren, the two-part adaptation is likely to air just before Christmas week. The producers have the option to adapt other Pratchett novels, including The Colour of Magic.
Posted on August 15, 2006 | |
Claire Forlani is joining the cast of CSI: New York next season. She's always interesting so that might be a good reason to watch the usually rather dull CSI: NY. It might also mean something rather exciting is happening on a completely different show.
On the other hand, Forlani's casting might put you off watching CSI: NY. She's intended as a potential love interest for Gary Sinise. Which is a bit icky - she's 34, he's 51 - although not overwhelmingly icky. Enough to give me second thoughts about watching, though.
Plus what is it about 'Mac' and English women in their early 30s? He was after that Sonya Walger last season.
The fact he's not suggests something interesting is happening elsewhere.
DO NOT READ ANOTHER WORD IF YOU WANT TO AVOID BIG SPOILERS FOR A US SERIES YOU MIGHT WELL BE WATCHING.
Continue reading "A reason to watch - or not watch - CSI: New York that has spoiler-ific potential for another US show"
Read other posts about: CSI
Posted on August 14, 2006 | |
More from the “please take with a pinch of NaCl” school of journalism: David Tennant might be poached by either Hollywood or ITV, according to Sunday's People. Plus RTD “wants to take a back seat to develop his own drama projects”, apparently.
I thought ITV had quit doing golden handcuffs deals because they ended up with Robson Green and Ross Kemp doing rubbish in exchange for loads of cash. Plus – and no offence to DT here – why would Hollywood be interested in him right now? The second series of Who doesn't air in the US until September, and since when has British TV popularity resulted in massive Hollywood deals.
All in all, probably not true. But I thought I'd bring it to your attention.