It’s A Julia Donaldson Christmas

If you have a little one, it’s likely that you’ve read at least one of Julia Donaldson‘s picture books, and probably on repeat due to her simple rhymes and fun characters that are perfect for getting children interested in reading. And with beautiful illustrations by Axel Scheffler, her books have always been a favourite in […]

Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell To Lead ‘True Detective’ Season 2

(Written for Filmoria) HBO have made one of the most exciting announcements this week, with news officially confirming that Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell are set to lead the second series of True Detective. HBO’s announcement also confirms that The Fast and Furious director Justin Lin is set to direct the first two episodes of […]

Full Series of Ricky Gervais’ Derek Is Commissioned By Channel 4

(Written for HeyUGuys) Following the success of the pilot episode for Ricky Gervais’ latest comedy series, Derek, which aired in April, Channel 4 have now commissioned a full series of the show. Set in an old people’s home in England. the series centres on Derek, who is played by Gervais, and follows a number of […]

Another New Exciting Trailer for ‘Game of Thrones’

(Written for BritScene) The fourth trailer has arrived for the second season of HBO’s highly anticipated medieval fantasy series, Game of Thrones, this week. That’s right, another trailer; but only two weeks to go until we will finally get to see a full episode from the new series. It couldn’t come quick enough.

Idris Elba In Talks For British Adventure ‘Ascension’

(Written for BritScene) Luther star Idris Elba is in talks to join the cast of the TV adventure/thriller miniseries, Ascension. British producer Vivek J. Tiwary (The Fifth Beatle) and writer Warren Ellis (Red) have teamed up for the project, which revolves around the history and future of astronomy and mankind’s impulse for the stars.

TV Series About ‘Braveheart’ Hero William Wallace In Development

(Written for BritScene) A scripted drama series based on the legendary Scottish knight, William Wallace, is in development, it has been announced this week. Portrayed by American actor Mel Gibson in the 1995 Oscar-winning film Braveheart, the TV biopic will focus on Wallace’s years spent trying to unify Scotland as well as his loves and […]

Trailer Number Three for ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season Two

(Written for BritScene) This week sees the release of the third trailer for the second season of HBO’s medieval fantasy series Game Of Thrones, which this time looks at the already established relationships and those that are yet to be formed between the cast of the show and its new members, 23 of whom are […]

UK Series ‘Skins’ To End With One Final Series & Former Stars To Return

(Written for BritScene) Channel 4 has announced this week that E4’s British teen drama series Skins will bow out with one final series, where famous Skins characters from all six series will star in ‘celebratory’ reappearances. “Channel 4 today confirmed that next year’s series of E4’s teen drama Skins will be its last,” the broadcaster […]

New Trailer for Lena Durham’s Upcoming HBO Series ‘Girls’

(Written for HeyUGuys) HBO has a new series coming up this year and, with the first three episodes set to premier for audiences at SXSW later this month, is produced by, starring, written by and directed by Lena Dunham. The series, Girls, is aimed at young women and is a comic look at the assorted […]

Another New Trailer for ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season Two

(Written for BritScene) The second official trailer for season two of HBO’s medieval fantasy series Game Of Thrones has been released this week, and if you weren’t looking forward to the series already, with the first official trailer released only a couple of weeks ago, you definitely will be now. Set to Florence and the […]

New Trailer for Season 2 of ‘Game of Thrones’

(Written for BritScene) A new trailer has been released for the second season of the medieval fantasy series Game of Thrones this week, and with all this promotion over the last few months, the new footage in this quite lengthy trailer will undoubtedly get you looking forward to the series’ release in April even more.

British ‘Lost’ Actor Alum Dominic Monaghan Lands TV Series

(Written for BritScene) British actor Dominic Monaghan has landed a new show on BBC America, announcements confirm this week, which sees the actor globetrotting in search of “the biggest, scariest and weirdest insects on the planet.” Best know for his role as Charlie in J.J. Abrams TV series Lost and as Lord of the Rings […]