Archive for the ‘Drama’ Category

Broadchurch star David Tennant couldn’t turn down Gracepoint role, but will his character be killed off?


David Tennant was of course the obvious choice for the casting directors of the US remake of Broadchurch, which is entitled Gracepoint, having already played the same role in the UK.

British fans were hooked on the six part drama, Broadchurch, which saw Tennant playing the lead role of DI Alec Hardy, the inspector heading the investigation into the shocking murder of an 11 year old boy in the sleepy seaside town…
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Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch to play Batman? He reveals he’d love to!

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Could Sherlock and Star Trek star Benedict Cumberbatch be the next Batman?

If he has his way he might well be!
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Downton Abbey Series 5 Spoilers: What does the future hold for Tom, Mary, Edith & Anna?

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The wait for the fifth series of Downton Abbey is nearly over, and in the build-up to this glorious event, some of the show’s cast have been sharing some series secrets that we thought you might be interested in!

When we left the great estate at the end of the show’s run last year, the Grantham family were just starting to come to terms with the loss of Matthew Crawley, and his widow Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) even had two marriage proposals to choose from, But which – if either – one will she accept?
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Sherlock & GoT for Comic Con 2014 & Dead Ringers to feature Benedict Cumberbatch, and Peter Capaldi in new series!

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The San Diego Comic Con is always something to look forward to, but this year we have two very good reasons why we are excited beyond belief – Benedict Cumberbatch and George RR Martin!

That’s right, the Sherlock star and the creator of The Game of Thrones will both be in attendance, as San Diego hosts the multigenre entertainment and comic convention for the greats of the last year.
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24′s Kiefer Sutherland & Stephen Fry star in twisted Christmas drama Marked for Sky Arts


Sky Arts’ popular comedy and drama strand Playhouse Presents… returns to delight customers with a one-off drama Marked, starring Stephen Fry and Kiefer Sutherland as you’ve never seen them before.

Playhouse Presents… Marked follows the story of James (Sutherland), a seemingly regular guy who has been ground down by the pressures of work, family, money and life. Drowning in debt, James hits crisis point and in his desperation agrees upon an unlikely opportunity to make some easy money.

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PBS talk Sherlock uncertainty, Downton Abbey effect & Call The Midwife date

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We have some great news this afternoon for fans of British drama, who live in the States. PBS has been discussing its scheduling plans for three of the best British shows being made at the moment, Call The Midwife, Sherlock and Downton Abbey!

What may be surprising to learn, first of all, is that the new season of Downton Abbey has already been given a release date in the US, despite none being issued for it in its native UK just yet.

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Downton Abbey Series 5 spoilers: Big stories for the Dowager & Lady Mary, and Anna Bates’ rape will be addressed!

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The only good thing about the end of summer is the fact that it brings with it autumn, which as we well know, is the best season in the world of television!

And, for the past few years, the highlight of autumn premiere season has been the epic and magnificent ITV period drama, Downton Abbey, and this year is no different!
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David Tennant explains differences between Gracepoint & Broadchurch characters


Former Doctor Who star David Tennant, has spoken out about the differences between his character in Broadchurch, and his counterpart character in the US remake, Gracepoint.

When it was announced that the US wanted to make their own version of the hit Chris Chibnall penned drama, Broadchurch, we all scratched our heads about how this would work.

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PICS! Gorgeous Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch in Madame Tussauds waxwork!

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We have to admit we have never given this much thought before, but working in the wax department at Madame Tussauds is a pretty cool job, especially this week!

The hugely popular London attraction has formally announced that its latest addition to its waxwork family will be Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch!
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Doctor Who Spoilers: London’s under attack by Cybermen!

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London is under attack it would seem, given that pictures in today’s The Sun newspaper feature Doctor Who’s infamous nemesis The Cybermen marching down the iconic steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in London over the weekend!

But fear not, they were not alone as the new Doctor, Peter Capaldi, was on hand to round up those little rascals, thank goodness… Read more & comment »

Former Coronation Street star Vicky Binns returns in Channel 4′s hit period drama, The Mill!

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Former Coronation Street star Vicky Binns has recently finished filming a second run of hit Channel 4 period drama The Mill, and as she is a Northern girl with working class roots, she says her role on the show as Martha is one that’s close to her heart!

Fans of The Mill will know that it is based on the real-life and often harrowing stories of the people who worked in the textile mill at Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire, England, and during the show’s first run last year, it won high praise from viewers and TV critics alike.
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Utopia Episode 2 review: Neil Maskell shines as the drama returns to the present day (Spoilers)

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I think we were all a little surprised when last night Utopia delivered an episode that took us back forty years to discover the origins of Janus. Whilst everybody was expecting to see Ian, Becky, Wilson and the rest of the gang what we got was something very different. What last night’s episode did for me was add some context to the motives of Milner and explained why Arby was emotionally distant as he was. It also explained the final twist from last series in more detail as we saw the relationship between Milner and Philip Carvell and learned why the former was so intent on finding Jessica.

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Utopia Series Two: This unique drama returns with a thrilling prequel episode (Spoilers)

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When it first aired early last year, Utopia caught me completely unaware and went on to be one of my favourite dramas of 2013, and despite enjoying its audacious style and unique storytelling, I was sceptical of whether a second series of the drama would work.

Although certain plot strands remained open, on the whole I thought Utopia was best left as a single series drama, but writer Dennis Kelly felt otherwise and so we have Utopia series two, which shocked me straight away when I realised than none of the actors from the first run appeared in tonight’s opener.

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First look! James Nesbitt in new BBC thriller The Missing

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Cold Feet star James Nesbitt has been cast in a new BBC Thriller, The Missing, The Daily Star newspaper reports.

Nesbitt, who played the role of Adam Williams in the hugely popular 90′s drama, is set to play a character by the name of Tony in this new BBC thriller, which will depict the story of a child’s disappearance, and the devastation it causes.
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EastEnders Spoilers: Patrick has a stroke & Hetti Bywater (Lucy Beale) to be murdered AGAIN?

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As we have previously reported, Patrick Trueman is set to suffer a serious stroke in EastEnders next week, and now we have the pictures to show you!

Fans of the hit BBC soap will have already seen the signs of his ill health last week when Patrick (Rudolph Walker) collapsed at the B&B, but he shrugged off the crucial signs of his impending stroke, choosing not to tell his friends and loved ones that he was even unwell.
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