The ABC Murders

An Agatha Christie 1936 Novel    (rumored to release Dec 25th) BBC One and Amazon have released the first photo of John Malkovich as Inspector Hercule Poirot in “The ABC Murders,” the upcoming three-part mini-series which Alex Gabassi (“The Frankenstein Chronicles”) is directing. The series has once again been adapted by Mammoth Screen and writer Sarah Phelps following their limited series adaptations of “And Then There Were None,” “The Witness for the Prosecution” and “Ordeal by Innocence”. Set in 1933, a serial killer is terrorising Britain – striking in a methodical pattern of killing people whose names and suburbs all …

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Catch 22 (WW2 series on Hulu)

‘CATCH 22’ WW2 SERIES GATHERS A HANDSOME SQUAD  George Clooney is producing CATCH 22 World War 2 television series based on Joseph Heller‘s novel, and that he is also directing and starring in it, but now the rest of the cast has been revealed as well and brace yourself – it is filled with tons of super handsome boys. George Clooney and Kyle Chandler will play their colonels. Christopher Abbott leads the cast!   WHAT’S THE CATCH? Hulu’s ten episode series will be set in Italy during World War II, following incomparable, artful dodger Yossarian (Christopher Abbott), a bombardier for the U.S. Air Force, who is furious because thousands …

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Robin Hood 2018

‘ROBIN HOOD’ TRAILER LOOKS OVERLY MODERN INDEED The first trailer for new ROBIN HOOD movie which is out November 21st! Made, obviously, for younger audiences,  the movie will have hip costumes and vibe while trying to describe the origins of the famous rebel from Sherwood! The trailer obviously shows a rather modern look, maybe even overly so. Robin Hood has been set for November release   A GRITTY NEW TAKE Directed by Otto Bathurst, this gritty new take on the classic Robin Hood story will see young Taron Egerton playing the legendary archer Robin of Loxley a war hardened Crusader who together with his Moorish …

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Period Drama Bonanza on AMAZON in May 2018

Period Drama Bonanza on AMAZON in May 2018 Arriving May 1st “Aristocrats” (Limited Series) “Banished” (Limited Series) “Charles II ― The Power and the Passion” (Limited Series) “Daniel Deronda” (Limited Series) “David Copperfield” (Limited Series) “Desperate Romantics” (Limited Series) “Ivanhoe” (Limited Series) “Jane Eyre” (1983, Limited Series) “Jane Eyre” (2006, Limited Series) “Life in Squares” (Limited Series) “Little Dorrit” (Limited Series) “Lorna Doone” (Limited Series) “Love in a Cold Climate” (Limited Series) “Mansfield Park” (Limited Series) “Martin Chuzzlewit” (Limited Series) “Middlemarch” (Limited Series) “Oliver Twist” (1985, Limited Series) “Oliver Twist” (2007, Limited Series) “Our Mutual Friend” (Limited Series) “Pride and …

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Ordeal by Innocence – Agatha Christie – Easter Sunday

The series starts this Easter Sunday Although we thought Sarah Phelps’ adaptation of Witness for the Prosecution was ghastly bad last year at BBC, we did absolutely adore And Then There Were None the year before it, so we are ready to give ORDEAL BY INNOCENCE her latest Agatha Christie project a go when it starts airing Easter Sunday at BBC. It was originally supposed to air at Christmas but it underwent a 12 day reshooting in order to replace Ed Westwick with Christian Cooke in 35 scenes in which he appears in the three part mini-series. The reshooting wasn’t easy as they had to book the ensemble cast again and shoot …

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TROY: Fall of a City

STARTING NEXT WEEK ON BBC!  Saturday, Feb. 17th What better way to warm yourself up a bit during cold winter nights than with some scantily clad Greek warriors and princesses, starting next Saturday, February 17th, when British BBC will start airing TROY: FALL OF A CITY, eight episode brand new epic television series! TROY: FALL OF A CITY an epic tale of mortals and gods, has a psychologically rich and sweeping narrative which goes back to the story’s origins: to the judgement of Paris, his scandalous love affair with Helen, and the ill-starred prophecy surrounding his birth. Told from the …

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The Mercy 2018

 ‘THE MERCY’ POSTERS   COLIN FIRTH & RACHEL WEISZ New character posters have been released featuring Oscar winners Rachel Weisz and Colin Firth from THE MERCY a true life drama movie scheduled to premiere this February from The Theory of Everything director James Marsh!  ALONE AT SEA  Colin plays yachtsman Donald Crowhurst whose disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of travelling the world alone by sea. The adventure ended in disgrace and tragedy, after he duped family and race organisers (since neither him nor his boat were ready for the …

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Winchester (Creepy) with Helen Mirren

TRAILER, POSTER AND PHOTOS New trailer, photos and poster have been released for period set thriller horror WINCHESTER in which Helen Mirren plays the famous heiress to the gun production empire. WINCHESTER out next February, sees Helen Mirren staring as the wealthy recluse who feared she was being haunted by the souls of people who were killed by the Winchester Repeating Rifle. Following the deaths of her husband and child, she threw herself into the never ending construction of an enormous  mansion with more than 160 rooms, complete with staircases that lead nowhere, designed to keep the evil spirits at …

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Guardians of the Tomb

SCARY FANTASY HORROR ADVENTURE TRAILER AND POSTER FOR ‘GUARDIANS OF THE TOMB’ WITH KELLAN LUTZ, LI BINGBING, KELSEY GRAMMER! ‘GUARDIANS OF THE TOMB’ TRAILER & POSTER UNLEASHED! Here’s something scary and exciting to shake you up from your postfestive lethargy with freaky spiders, terrifying tombs and awoken skeletons! Mysterious first trailer and some gorgeous character posters have been released for Chinese Australian fantasy adventure GUARDIANS OF THE TOMB (also known as The Nest) which should arrive into Chinese cinemas this January  with a rather stellar cast lead by Australian hunk Kellan Lutz, American star Kelsey Grammerand one of China’s biggest female superstars lovely Li Bingbing next to Wu …

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Mata Hari – 12 episode Russian Epic

Although, this 12 episode epic mini series does not show a USA or UK date of release, this trailer is in English. One hopes it comes our way. Already playing in Russia and the Ukraine This one has already aired in motherland Russian earlier this year, and is currently airing over in Ukraine. MATA HARI is a 12 episode period set drama with an international cast that includes Vahina Giocante, Oisin Stack, Rutger Hauer, Gerard Depardieu, John Corbett, Rade Serbedzija, Christopher Lambert, Pasha Sol, Alexey Guskov and Svetlana Hodchenkova!         LOVE AND SURVIVAL Margaret McLeod is penniless …

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