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‘The Returned’ Season 2 teaser trailer

The first trailer for the new season of French supernatural drama The Returned has been released. Season 2 will begin on Canal+ in France this autumn, before airing in the UK on Channel 4. Eight new episodes began filming last September, with all the original cast returning, and the shoot is expected to continue until...

‘Looking’ Season 2 start date in UK confirmed

The new ten-part season of HBO’s comedy-drama Looking will launch in the UK next month. Season 2 begins on Sky Atlantic at 11.10pm on Thursday 5 February with a double-bill. Starring  Jonathan Groff (Glee), Russell Tovey (Being Human), Frankie J. Álvarez, Murray Bartlett, Lauren Weedman and Raúl Castillo, Looking revolves around three gay friends living...

‘Atlantis’ axed by BBC One

Atlantis will not be returning for a third season. The first half of Season 2 concluded last month with ‘The Grey Sisters’, but the show will not be recommissioned once the remaining episodes have aired later this year. A BBC spokesperson told DS: “The final seven episodes of Atlantis will transmit on BBC One in...

‘Blackadder’ actor joins ‘Sherlock’ special

Tim McInnerny has been confirmed to appear in Sherlock‘s upcoming one-off special. The 58-year-old British actor will play the role of Sir Edwin, his online CV reveals. McInnerny previously appeared in ITV’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series in 1984’s ‘The Red-Headed League’. In other casting news, actress Stephanie Hyam (Murdered by My Boyfriend) will...

Returning character confirmed for ‘Spooks’ movie

Another classic Spooks character will appear in the upcoming movie, it has been confirmed. Spooks: The Greater Good arrives in UK cinemas on 8 May 2015. The online CV of actor Hugh Simon reveals that he will reprise his role as MI5 analyist Malcolm Wynn-Jones in the big screen spin-off of BBC One’s long-running spy...

‘Game of Thrones’ star joins new ‘X-Men’ film as young Jean Grey

Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner will play Jean Grey in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse movie. Director Bryan Singer revealed the news on Twitter, also confirming that Mud‘s Tye Sheridan will play Cyclops and House of Anubis star Alexandra Shipp will play Storm. Turner has played Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones since 2011. The...

‘Grimm’ Season 4 start date in UK confirmed

The fourth season of US police procedural fantasy drama Grimm will begin in the UK later this month. The modern twist on the Grimm Brothers’ tales returns at 9pm on Wednesday 28 January on Watch. Watch the Season 4 trailer… Are you looking forward to Season 4? Let us know below…

‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ nominated for LGBT awards

Doctor Who‘s ‘Deep Breath’ episode has been nominated at this year’s GLAAD Media Awards for its inclusion of Madame Vastra and Jenny. Season 8’s opener is up for ‘Best Individual Episode’ at the annual ceremony, which aims to recognise and honour representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the media. BBC One’s...

‘Blink’ director returns to ‘Doctor Who’ for Season 9

Another directed has been confirmed for the new season of Doctor Who. Hettie Macdonald, who previously directed Steven Moffat’s ‘Blink’ in 2007, will return for what is thought to be the second block of filming for Season 9. Part of Block 2’s shoot is rumoured to taking place in Spain. The news was revealed on...

‘Mr Holmes’ first look: Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes

Ian McKellen has revealed the first photo from his upcoming Sherlock Holmes movie. Set in 1947, Mr Holmes sees the X-Men star play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s private detective at the age of 93. Based on the novel A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin, the film is directed by Bill Condon and will...