Interesting things afoot at AMC

US cable channel AMC, which co-produces Hustle with the Beeb, has some interesting projects in the works, according to Variety:

  • a hybrid family-horror drama set in suburbia from exec producer Richard Kelley (Donnie Darko)
  • an American adaptation of My Life in Film
  • graphic novelist Warren Ellis’ half-hour Dead Channel, a sci-fi story about a fictional entertainment industry

There’s more on Warren Ellis’s own site about what he’s up to, and it sounds interesting. Looks like AMC is trying to carve out an adult cutting-edge niche for itself.

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    I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.

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