The 'Fleabag' creator will provide the voice for Andrew Scott's osprey dæmon in 'His Dark Materials'.
It’s an action-packed line up featuring some huge names from the world of comics, television and movies. Best thing is: it’s all completely free.
The BBC/HBO adaptation of Philip Pullman's classic fantasy trilogy will be back on TV in the autumn.
“Sometimes you’re made to feel like you’re not good-looking enough to get a role,” the 40-year-old Scottish star said in an interview with The Telegraph.
The first episode of the new dramatisation of Philip Pullman's beloved His Dark Materials aired on BBC One last night.
Starring James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and 'Logan' star Dafne Keen in the lead role it’s the first episode of an eight-part series.
Poirot legend David Suchet and Peaky Blinders star Helen McCrory have joined the voice cast of the BBC and HBO's star-studded fantasy drama His Dark Materials.
Andrew Scott, known to many as the "hot priest" from season 2 of "Fleabag," has joined the cast of the "His Dark Materials" adaptation at HBO. The announcement was made via a tweet on the series' official Twitter account which shows Scott on set with Lin Manuel Miranda, who is set to play Lee Scoresby […]
The first full trailer for the BBC and HBO's big budget adaptation of His Dark Materials has landed at Comic Con.
The BBC has today revealed the first footage from its big budget adaptation of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials.
HBO will co-produce the upcoming drama series “His Dark Materials.” The news comes just a day after the BBC greenlit the second season, the first season of which is still in production. Based on Philip Pullman’s trilogy of young-adult fantasy novels — “The Golden Compass,” “The Subtle Knife,” “The Amber Spyglass” — the show is […]
A look ahead to the forthcoming BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman's beloved fantasy series His Dark Materials and why it can succeed where the 2007 film failed.
Dafne Keen, the star of X-Men spin-off Logan, has signed up for the lead role in the BBC’s big budget adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials. Tom Hooper, helmsman of Oscar-winners including Les Misérables and The King’s Speech, is now on board to direct, according to Deadline, after working his scheduling around a forthcoming movie adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats. Keen will play Lyra Belacqua in the planned eight-part series, an orphaned girl brought up in an alternate version of Oxford, who comes into possession of a valuable instrument which can answer any question asked of it.
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.
As ‘His Dark Materials’ author Philip Pullman announces a new trilogy set in the world of Lyra Belaqua, The Magisterium and souls that look like cuddly animals, we take a look back at the failed 2007 attempt to bring the fantasy saga to the big screen. What’s a studio to do when it has just stormed the global box office to the tune of nearly $3bn by adapting one of the most famous fantasy sagas of all time, JRR Tolkien’s sprawling ‘The Lord of the Rings’, and there is no obvious followup?
Philip Pullman has a trove of new material on the way. The author of the acclaimed young-adult fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has announced a new three-book companion series collectively titled The Book of Dust, with the first volume to be published Oct. 19 in the U.S. and U.K. “It’s a different story, but there are settings that readers of His Dark Materials will recognize, and characters they’ve met before.” There will also be a host of new characters, including “an ordinary boy” whom careful readers have seen before.
After a movie adaptation of Phillip Pullman’s acclaimed ‘Northern Lights’ as ‘The Golden Compass’ failed to launch the series as a movie franchise, New Line Cinema has teamed up with the BBC to produce a TV series based on Pullman’s trilogy of novels known as ‘His Dark Materials’. Comprising of three books - ‘Northern Lights’, ‘The Subtle Knife’, and ‘The Amber Spyglass’ - ‘His Dark Materials’ is considered a seminal work of children’s fiction and news of a new attempt at a proper adaptation has been received rapturously by its legions of fans (including myself).