The Name of the Rose, My Brilliant Friend acquired; BBC’s Dracula; + more

The Name of the Rose

Every weekday, TMINE brings you the latest TV news from around the world

Internet TV

  • Netflix green lights: series adaptation of Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith’s Trinkets, with Brianna Hildebrand, Kiana Madeir, Quintessa Swindelal et al

International TV

Australian TV

French TV

  • Cineteve developing: political comedy Parlement, border crime thriller Nine, French revolution western Cagliostro and spy thriller Gaston


  • Syco developing: Julian Fellowes royal art collection drama
  • ITV green lights: missing girl detective drama A Confession, starring Martin Freeman, Charlie Cooper and Siobhan Finnerman
  • BBC acquires: Rai (Italy)’s The Name of the Rose
  • Sky Atlantic acquires: HBO (US)’s My Brilliant Friend
  • Atrium developing: adaptations of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac as Cyrano, with Joseph Fiennes; Hanif Kureishi’s The Body; Jane Thynne’s Clara Vine novels as Clara Vine; and supernatural thriller The Mexican Witch Hunt
  • BBC One green lights: Dracula


  • Trailer for season 2 of Starz’s Counterpart

New US TV shows

  • CBS developing: sibling co-parenting comedy Siblings…
  • …and adaptation of James Patterson’s Texas Ranger as Ranger
  • Fox developing: modern Wild West procedural Deputy
  • FX developing: adaptation of Carmen Maria Machado’s Her Body and Other Parties
  • NBC developing: adaptations of Bruce Feiler’s Council of Dads and RTS (Switzerland)’s Quartier des Banques (Banking District)

New US TV show casting