Netflix have released a bold new poster for their upcoming Daredevil series, showing a bloodied and smirking Charlie Cox as the titular crime fighter. All thirteen episodes of the series will be released onto Netflix on 10th April. Get the date in your diaries now.
The BBC’s upcoming adaptation of Tolstoy’s epic War & Peace has rounded out its cast. Gillian Anderson (The Fall), Jim Broadbent (Harry Potter) and Rebecca Front (The Thick Of It) join an already stellar line up of James Norton (Happy Valley), Lily James (Downton Abbey) and Paul Dano (Little Miss Sunshine). The series has been adapted by Andrew Davies (Pride & Prejudice) and is set for a late 2015 premiere.
Orange Is The New Black creator, Jenji Kohan, and acclaimed filmmaker Gus Van Sant (Milk) are teaming up with HBO for a new series about the Salem witch trials. Titled New World, the drama takes place during one of the most infamous periods in American history, when a community tore itself apart through mass hysteria and suspicion.
The verdict may have been passed, but this is not the end for Broadchurch. ITV have announced a third season of the hit crime drama, with both series creator Chris Chibnall and stars Olivia Colman and David Tennant returning for duty.
Lady Gaga has bagged a role in the fifth series of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story. The announcement was made via the singer’s Twitter page, which also featured a suitably creepy video revealing that the new season would be subtitled Hotel. Consider our interest piqued.
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 25, 2015
Universal TV have signed a deal with Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky to bring their comic book series Sex Criminals to TV. If that title has you cringing in despair already, fear not – this delightfully quirky comic book tells the story of a couple who discover they can stop time when they orgasm and decide to use their new powers to rob banks.
BBC announced that their stalwart crime drama New Tricks would not be returning after its upcoming twelfth season.
Stephen Moyer (True Blood) and Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy) have been cast in Kurt Sutter’s (Sons of Anarchy) new show for FX, The Bastard Executioner. Set during the reign of Edward I, it follows a world-weary soldier who vows to lay down his sword once and for all. That is until he finds himself faced with violence again and is forced to take up the bloodiest sword of all. Moyer and Sagal join an impressive line up which also includes Danny Sapani (Penny Dreadful), Darren Evans (My Mad Fat Diary), Sam Spruell (Snow White and the Huntsman) and Sutter himself.
Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal) has been cast in a key role for CBS’ upcoming Supergirl series. She will play Cat Grant, founder of CatCo – the media company that both Kara (Melissa Benoist) and Jimmy Olsen (Mehcad Brooks) work at.