After months of teasing, Netflix have now unveiled the first full trailer for Marvel’s Jessica Jones, which premieres globally on Friday 20th November. The atmospheric trailer gives us a look at stars Krysten Ritter (Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23), Mike Colter (The Good Wife), Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix), Rachael Taylor (Crisis) and series villain David Tennant (Doctor Who) in action. Check it out below and mark your calendars now:
Gotham has found its Mr Freeze. Nathan Darrow (House of Cards) has joined the cast of the Batman prequel series, where he will play the cryogenics engineers Victor Fries, who, after his wife is diagnosed with a terminal disease, goes on to become the iconic villain Mr Freeze.
After initially ordering a second series of the Jack Black-fronted comedy The Brink, HBO has instead decided to cancel the show. It seems the decision was creative and not ratings based, after executive producer Jerry Weintraub, who was a key figure in shaping the show, recently passed away.
BBC Two have released a trailer for their new drama London Spy, starring Ben Whishaw (Skyfall). Written by Tom Rob Smith (Child 44), the five part drama revolves around Whishaw’s Danny, a young, gay spy who soon finds himself in over his head when his lover Alex (Edward Holcroft) disappears. The drama also stars Charlotte Rampling (45 Years) and Jim Broadbent (Harry Potter). The first episode airs on Monday 9th November.
Inside No. 9, the comedy anthology series from Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith (League of Gentlemen) has been renewed by BBC Two for a third series. The new series will again feature six episodes, each telling a different, dark story with new characters.
BBC Two have also released a trailer for the fourth series of Citizen Khan, which returns on Friday 30th October. The new series sees Mr. Khan (Adil Ray) settling into his new role as grandfather and even trying to get a job at the local academy in order to secure baby Mohammad’s future chances of getting in.
And finally, BBC Two have announced the cast for their upcoming autism drama, The A Word, written by Peter Bowker (From There to Here). The new show revolves around the Hughes family, who are forced to take stock when the youngest son is diagnosed with autism, realising that if he is ever going to communicate, then they must first learn to communicate themselves. Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who) heads up the cast, which also includes Morven Christie (Grantchester), Lee Ingleby (Inspector George Gently), Greg McHugh (Fresh Meat), Vinette Robinson (Sherlock) and newcomer Max Vento.