ITV-Backed Tall Story Pictures Developing TV Adaptation Of Natasha Solomons’ Euro Banking Dynasty Novel ‘House Of Gold’
EXCLUSIVE: ITV-owned Tall Story Pictures is developing an international TV series based on European banking dynasty novel House of Gold after optioning Natasha Solomons' book.
The company, which is behind Mike Bartlett's forthcoming drama The Man, is working with the author herself to adapt the series.
The book is set on the eve of World War I and is a family epic that draws back the curtain of the opulent life of banking dynasty the Goldbaums, a Rothschilds-style family… Read
Sky Atlantic Dates ‘Tin Star’ S2; A+E Networks Hires Int’l Scripted Exec; BIFAs To Fete Judi Dench – Global Briefs
British pay-TV giant Sky has dated the second season of Tim Roth-fronted drama Tin Star. Sky Atlantic will launch the forthcoming run of the Kudos-produced series on January 24 2019. The second season of the show, which also aired on Amazon in the U.S., comes after Roth's Police Chief Jim Worth and his family were left destroyed by the chaos of season one. It picks up with the anarchic and unlikely hero, cut off in the remote Rockies wilderness with his grieving and… Read
Keshet International Snaps Up Australian Political Drama ‘Black B*tch’ Starring ‘Brothers & Sisters’ Rachel Griffiths
Keshet International has headed down under to snap up its second global drama – picking up Australian political thriller Black B*tch (w/t).
The company has acquired the global rights to the drama, which stars Brothers & Sisters' Rachel Griffiths and The Sapphires' Deborah Mailman, the second third-party pick up for its Keshet International Fund that was launched in March during the In-TV conference in Jerusalem. It comes after picking up BBC One drama The Trial of Christin… Read
‘Game of Thrones’ Star Natalie Dormer Strikes First-Look Production Deal With Fremantle
Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer has struck a first-look production deal with Fremantle and has set up her first drama project.
The actress, who recently appeared in Fremantle's Picnic at Hanging Rock, is working on a slate of drama projects co-developed by the American Gods producer.
Her first series is Vivling, a series based on the life of legendary British actress Vivien Leigh, as first revealed by Deadline in May. The story will follow the highs and lows of the… Read
‘Peep Show’s Robert Webb & ‘Motherland’s Diane Morgan Join Sky & ABC Australia Comedy ‘Frayed’
Peep Show and Back star Robert Webb and Motherland's Diane Morgan have joined the cast of Sky and ABC Australia comedy Frayed.
The pair will star alongside Sarah Kendall, Hacksaw Ridge's Ben Mingay, The Glades' Matt Passmore and Razzle Dazzle's Kerry Armstrong in the six-part comedy, which is produced by Guesswork Television, the production company behind Hannah Gadsby's Nanette, and Sharon Horgan's Merman.
The series sees Kendall, who also appeared in Motherland, as a… Read
‘True Blood’ Creator Alan Ball Gives Details Of Musical Version In The Works
True Blood fans rejoice. You may be getting a fix of the vampire fantasy story in musical form.
Speaking at a 10th anniversary screening of the pilot episode at Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday, creator Alan Ball gave details of the rumored musical version coming from composer Nathan Barr, which Ball says he's heard is "pretty good".
"It tells the story of vampires coming out of the closet," Ball said. "Ultimately it really departs from the book, because people… Read
The Show To Watch This Week: Review Of ‘Narcos: Mexico,’ ‘Escape At Dannemora,’ ‘Little Drummer Girl’ & ‘Origin’
At this point deep into the fall TV season and with the inevitably busy pre-Thanksgiving weekend looming, you'd think that the era of Peak TV would give viewers some time to catch their breath and nail down their turkey plans – well think again. Which is why we're decided to do our reviews a little differently this week and go through the menu in one go, as you can see in the video review above.
Starting today and going until the beginning of next week, there's a feast of… Read
‘Jane The Virgin’ Creator Jennie Snyder Urman: The Final Season 5 Is “Some Of Our Best Stuff Ever”
With the approach of the fifth and final season of The CW’s Jane the Virgin, creator and showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman said fans can look forward to some of her best work and a satisfying ending.
“It's some of our best stuff ever,” she said at Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday. “We’re very proud of the episodes.” The show is also going exactly as Snyder Urman always planned, and she’s embracing its approaching end with satisfaction. “I pitched the way it’s going… Read
Jim Carrey “Would Love” To See Kamala Harris & Beto O’Rourke Win The Presidential Race
Jim Carrey is using his artistry and political platform on Twitter to not only alert people to “the demon that’s controlling us” he said at Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday, but also he wants people to know he “would love” to see Beto O’Rourke and Kamala Harris in the presidential race, although he has no issues with Hilary Clinton.
“I don't think she would be a bad president,” said the star of Showtime’s Kidding. “I believe she knows what she's doing, but the… Read
Condoleeza Rice Says She’s “Not Ready To Coach” The Cleveland Browns
UPDATE: Condoleeza Rice will not be the next coach of the Cleveland Browns football team. The former Secretary of State responded to the ESPN story that positioned her for an interview with the struggling NFL team with a Facebook post by noting, “I’m not ready to coach.”
"On a more serious note, I do hope that the NFL will start to bring women into the coaching profession as position coaches and eventually coordinators and head coaches," she wrote. "One doesn't have to… Read
Fox Networks Group And AT&T Renew Cross-Platform Distribution Deal
AT&T and Fox Networks Group have renewed a multi-year deal to continue distribution of Fox programming across AT&T's video platforms DirecTV, DirecTV Now and AT&T U-verse.
The renewal includes Fox-owned local broadcast stations in 17 cities and the 22 Fox-owned regional sports networks. It also includes FS1, FS2, FX, FXX, FXM, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, BabyTV, and Spanish-language services Fox Deportes, Nat Geo Mundo and Fox Life, as well as the Fox… Read
President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition
President Donald Trump started off the Sunday morning attack quietly, touting his interview appearance with Chris Wallace on Fox. Twice.
The Commander-in-Tweet initially sent out a blast as a heads-up. He later dialed in the time slots for those anxiously awaiting word and not near a handy reference. The segment will air twice today, allowing Twitter Trump followers no excuses for missing the interview.
Later, the President got in a little dig at one of his main… Read