UPDATED, 9:36 AM: The BBC has halted production on the drama The Forgiving Earth in the wake of cameraman Mark Milsome’s on-set death. “We are deeply shocked and saddened to hear this terrible news,” the UK pubcaster said in a statement. “Mark Milsome was hugely talented and a much respected colleague. Our thoughts are with Mark’s family and friends at this incredibly difficult time.” PREVIOUSLY, 7:35 AM: Veteran film and TV camera operator Mark Milsome has died while…
The Marvel Netflix shows have been hit or miss ratio; it would have been easy for The Punisher to fail as well. That it didn’t is a welcome surprise.
Carmen Ejogo has joined the cast of “True Detective” season three. Ejogo will star opposite the previously announced Mahershala Ali in the new installment of the HBO anthology drama. She will play Amelia Reardon, an Arkansas schoolteacher with a connection to two missing children in 1980. Ali is set to play Wayne Hays, a state […]
Peaky Blinders series 4 kicked off with bullets flying and serious bloodshed. Despite first appearances, here's why the female characters are becoming the real threat to Tommy Shelby's empire.
In the wake of the huge Lord of the Rings TV show announcement, we take a look at other upcoming fantasy adaptations lined up for the small screen.
Matthew Weiner, the creator of “Mad Men,” is on the road promoting his new book “Heather: The Totality.” But his tour has been impacted by allegations of sexual harassment made by writer Kater Gordon. A Nov. 13 event to be held at Seattle University was canceled, as was a Nov. 12 event at Politics & […]
George Clooney is attached to star in and direct a limited series based on “Catch-22,” Variety has confirmed. The six-episode series hails from Paramount TV and Anonymous Content. No network is currently attached. Adapted from the 1961 Joseph Heller novel, “Catch-22” is set in Italy during World War II. It focuses on Capt. John Yossarian, a US […]
CBS is developing a series based on the classic comedy film “Stripes,” Variety has learned. Like the film, the series will follow a perennial rebellious outsider who finally finds his purpose in life when he joins the US military and must unite a group of ragtag eccentrics. The original 1981 film starred Bill Murray in the lead […]