Channel 4 To Adapt Lucy Kirkwood’s Play Chimerica

Channel 4 has announced new four-part drama Chimerica, based on the play by Lucy Kirkwood, in which a photojournalist tries to uncover the truth behind the iconic image that launched his career nearly 30 years ago. Set against the run-up to the 2016 US Presidential election, the original play has been

Helen Mirren Confirmed For Catherine the Great

Sky has announced that Helen Mirren will play Catherine the Great in a four-part Sky / HBO co-production that delves into the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history. Catherine the Great wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century

Fortitude Returns This Year For Third And Final Season

Fortitude returns later this year for a four-part final season, written by Simon Donald (Low Winter Sun) and directed by Kieron Hawkes (Strike). The third season of Fortitude picks up where the second ended, with the death of Governor Munk hanging over the town. Two new police officers are in town

Sky Announces Ensemble Cast For Street Race Curfew

Sky has announced an ensemble cast for eight-part street race drama Curfew, including Sean Bean (Game of Thrones), Adrian Lester (Hustle), Phoebe Fox (Blue Iguana) and Malachi Kirby (Roots). Curfew, written Matthew Read (Pusher) and directed by Colm McCarthy (Peaky Blinders), follows the story of ordinary people competing in the world’s

Michael Shannon Joins Cast Of The Little Drummer Girl

BBC One has announced that Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water) will join Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth) and Alexander Skarsgård (Big Little Lies) in Park Chan-wook’s (Old Boy) six-part adaptation of The Little Drummer Girl, based on the novel by John le Carré. In The Little Drummer Girl, brilliant young actress