AMC has released a new trailer for The Walking Dead which returns later this year for the second half of its fifth season. The trailer seems to hint at hope for the survivors of the zombie apocalypse, though fans will know to take any idea of happiness for Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and the gang with more than a grain of salt. Check it out below:
Netflix is teaming up with Will Arnett (Arrested Development) to create Flaked, an eight episode comedy series to be released in 2016. Arnett will star as self appointed ‘guru’ Chip, whose carefully constructed image begins to unravel when he falls for the object of his best friend’s affection.
BBC Three announced that cult zombie series In The Flesh would not be returning for a third season. In its place, the channel has commissioned new drama Thirteen from Marnie Dickens (Ripper Street). Thirteen will tell the story of Ivy Moxham who escapes from a cellar that has been her prison for thirteen years. The series will see Ivy reunited with her family and struggling to adjust to normal life after such a traumatic past.
Fox have revealed that they are in talks to revive cult 90s show The X-Files. Discussions are being held with series creator Chris Carter as well as stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.
Fox also announced that sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine would be returning next year for another season. Renewals were also handed out for Gotham and Empire.
Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens has added more names to its cast with Lea Michelle (Glee), Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), Keke Palmer (Masters of Sex) and popstar Ariana Grande all signing up.
Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation) has been cast in Apocalypse Slough, an end of the world comedy series produced by Sky and written by Iain Hollands (Beaver Falls). Lowe will be joined by Jenna Fisher (The Office) and Megan Mullally (Will & Grace).
Zachary Levi (Chuck) will star in the Heroes event series, Heroes: Reborn, alongside Jack Coleman who will reprise his role of company man, Noah Bennet. Original series creator Tim Kring is once again at the helm, though no plot details have yet been released.