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  1. Cormoran Strike returns in Troubled Blood on BBC One


    This year’s Christmas telly is starting to trickle through, and we have some crime drama in among all the festive hoopla.

    One such series returning this holiday season is Strike, from the pen of Robert Galbraith (aka JK Rowling).

    Series five – subtitled Troubled Blood – is a four-part series and sees Tom Burke return as Cormoran Strike and Holliday Grainger as Robin.

    Strike: Troubled Blood: Sunday 11th and Monday 12th December, 9pm, BBC One


    Vienna Blood: BBC Two confirms start date for season 3


    Vienna Blood on BBC Two around Christmas time has become a bit of a tradition in recent years, and the Victorian-era detective drama is back for another run this festive season.

    The third instalment, subtitled: Deadly Communion, starts in mid-December and comprises three episodes.

    It features Max Liebermann (Matthew Beard), a medical student and protegé of Sigmund Freud, helps Detective Oskar Rheinhardt (Juergen Rheinhardt) in the investigation of a series of disturbing murders around 1900s Vienna.

    Vienna Blood: Deadly Communion: Wednesday 14th December, 9pm, BBC Two


  2. White Noise is a 2022 apocalyptic black comedy film written and directed by Noah Baumbach, adapted from the 1985 novel of the same name by Don DeLillo. It is Baumbach's eleventh narrative feature film and the first not to be based on an original story of his own. The film stars Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig, Raffey Cassidy, André Benjamin, Alessandro Nivola, Jodie Turner-Smith, and Don Cheadle.






  3. Viaplay UK commissions ‘reimagining of Rebus’



    Sir Ian Rankin will partner Viaplay UK for a major reimagining of his iconic detective, Inspector John Rebus, drawn from the instantly recognisable universe of Rankin’s books.

    Set in contemporary Edinburgh, the six-part series places Rebus at the heart of a compelling new story.

    In the drama, Rebus is in his 30s, recently divorced and demoted to Detective Sergeant. He has a new colleague, Detective Constable Siobhan Clarke, and is struggling to deal with the changes in his personal and professional life. At the same time, Rebus’s daughter, Sammy, and ex-wife, Rhona, are enjoying an affluent existence with Rhona’s new partner – while Rebus’s brother Michael is finding out that in a society where the gaps between the `haves and have-nots’ keep widening, taking shortcuts to provide for your family is no longer a temptation, but a necessity.



    HBO reveals Perry Mason return date



    HBO took to Twitter today to inform fans that the series – starring Matthew Rhys as the titular private eye – has begun filming and that it will return to our screens in February 2023.

    According to Collider, cast member Shea Wigham says that series is moving into 1933, and the end of prohibition.



  4. Dennis Quaid To Star In Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Full Circle’ HBO Max Limited Series


    Dennis Quaid is set as a lead opposite Zazie Beetz, Claire Danes and Timothy Olyphant in the HBO Max limited series Full Circle, from director Steven Soderbergh and writer Ed Solomon.

    Soderbergh will direct all six episodes of the series and serve as executive producer, with Solomon as writer and executive producer. Casey Silver is also an executive producer. The trio re-teams after working together on the 2021 HBO Max film No Sudden Move.


    New ‘Cloverfield’ Film At Paramount Sets Babak Anvari as Director


    EXCLUSIVE: Following the success of Top Gun: Maverick and Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Paramount Pictures is looking to get the wheels turning on another popular franchise as sources tell Deadline a new Cloverfield pic is in the works with Babak Anvari directing and Joe Barton writing the script. J.J. Abrams is producing from Bad Robot, along with Hannah Minghella and Jon Cohen. Bryan Burk, Matt Reeves, and Drew Goddard will executive produce.

    As with any Cloverfield pic, plot details are being kept under wraps. It also is unknown how this new installment will link to its predecessors, whether its straight sequel to the original or an anthology piece that is set in the Cloverfield universe.

    As for Anvari, the film marks his first studio tentpole, having cut his teeth in the arthouse thriller world. His first film, 2016’s Under the Shadow, won him a BAFTA for Outstanding Debut Filmmaker. His second film Wounds, starring Armie Hammer and Zazie Beets, premiered at Sundance 2019 and at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight and was released later that year on Hulu. Babak also has partnered with Lucan Toh and their company, Two & Two, has a TV development deal at AMC, where they are developing a slate of projects.

    He most recently directed his first major studio film with the Netflix pic I Came By, starring George Mackay, Kelly Macdonald and Hugh Bonneville.


    ‘True Detective’: John Hawkes, Christopher Eccleston, Fiona Shaw Among Season 4 Cast Of HBO Anthology Series


    HBO is rounding out the cast for True Detective: Night Country. John Hawkes (Deadwood, Winter’s Bone), Christopher Eccleston (The Leftovers), Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve), Finn Bennett (Domina) and Anna Lambe (Three Pines) are set as leads alongside Jodie Foster and Kali Reis in Season 4 of the crime anthology series.

    In True Detective: Night Country, from writer-director-showrunner Issa López, when the long winter night falls in Ennis, Alaska, the six men that operate the Tsalal Arctic Research Station vanish without a trace. To solve the case, Detectives Liz Danvers (Foster) and Evangeline Navarro (Reis) will have to confront the darkness they carry in themselves, and dig into the haunted truths that lie buried under the eternal ice.


  5. So Netflix dropped this anime called Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy. I have no idea what it's based on but the title and cheesy synopsis has me interested in watching it! :D


    When evil forces threaten to resurrect Anthrasax, the God of Destruction, the Kingdom of Meta-llicana calls on a volatile dark wizard for help.


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