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Limetown (horror TV series: trailer).

September 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Limetown (horror TV series: trailer).

Limetown is a new horror/SF-ish TV series (based on the horror podcast of the same name), which is set to launch on the Facebook Watch service October 16th 2019. Lia Haddock (played by Jessica Biel), an APR journalist, is investigating the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a Tennessee town which hosted […]

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Jack’s back: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (season 2 spy-fy trailer).

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jack’s back: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (season 2 spy-fy trailer).

Yes, Jack’s back in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan second season of spy-fi gruel, coming soon to Amazon Prime’s streaming TV streams of joy. After tracking a suspicious shipment of illegal arms in the Venezuelan jungle, CIA Officer Jack Ryan heads down to South America to investigate. As Jack’s investigation threatens to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy, […]

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Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin: heading for the TV screen, one ‘mo time! (news).

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin: heading for the TV screen, one ‘mo time! (news).

Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea has had quite a few dodgy attempts in the past to jump into movies and TV series, so let’s hope that Jennifer Fox has more luck in making a new TV series worthy of the fans’ deep love for Earthsea. https://deadline.com/2019/09/earthsea-based-fantasy-book-series-television-a24-jennifer-fox-1202709659/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld our SFcrowsnest.

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The Testaments (Handmaid’s Tale sequel) picked up by Hulu and MGM TV.

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Testaments (Handmaid’s Tale sequel) picked up by Hulu and MGM TV.

Margaret Atwood’s mother-of-all-dystopian novels Handmaid’s Tale now has had its imminent sequel – The Testaments (set 15 years after the previous work) – picked up for some broadcast media love by the likes of MGM TV and Hulu. https://deadline.com/2019/09/margaret-atwoods-handmaids-tale-book-sequel-the-testaments-in-the-works-by-mgm-tv-hulu-1202710460/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld our SFcrowsnest.

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Actor Will Poulter joins Lord of The Rings TV series cast (news).

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Actor Will Poulter joins Lord of The Rings TV series cast (news).

Actor Will Poulter of Black Mirror Bandersnatch, Midsommar, and The Maze Runner-fame had joined Amazon Prime’s Lord of The Rings TV series. Well done, him. Extra helpings of Lembas bread at second breakfast for everyone involved! https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/lord-of-the-rings-series-amazon-will-poulter-cast-1203321951/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld our SFcrowsnest.

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Briarpatch (cri-fi TV series).

September 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Briarpatch (cri-fi TV series).

Cr-Fi TV series Briarpatch is a Pulp Fiction-style from USA Network based on the Ross Thomas novel of the same title. It traces the adventures of Allegra Dill (actress Rosario Dawson), a P.I./fixer for a US Senator returning to her Texas-border home-town after her policewoman sister is blown up by a car bomb. What starts […]

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Emergence (scifi TV series).

September 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Emergence (scifi TV series).

New ABC-produced scifi TV series Emergence follows a small-town US police chief of Long Island’s Peconic Bay, Jo Evans, (Allison Tolman) who takes a young kid, Piper (played by Alexa Swinton), into her family after said child is discovered near the site of a plane crash … and the kid is also an amnesiac with […]

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His Dark Materials cast reveal for daemons and bears (oh my) (news).

August 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
His Dark Materials cast reveal for daemons and bears (oh my) (news).

HBO and the BBC have made with some more cast details for their His Dark Materials TV adaption. Alongside the previously announced cast for the series (Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy And Lin-Manuel Miranda) are the actors who will voice the humans’ animalistic daemon characters. Each human is accompanied by a daemon; the physical […]

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The Spy (Netflix spy-fy series).

August 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Spy (Netflix spy-fy series).

Here’s something you don’t see very day, sometimes-comedian Sacha Baron Cohen in a grimly serious dark role – in this case playing a 1960s civil servant in Israel called Eli Cohen who has to go deep undercover inside Syria on years-long job to spy on the Arabs for Mossad. That kind of thing messes with […]

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Mr. Robot (4th & final season) (trailer)

August 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mr. Robot (4th & final season) (trailer)

Mr. Robot reaches its fourth and final season on October 6th 2019 (USA Network and Amazon Prime). Elliot Alderson (played by the ever more famous Rami Malek), and his maybe dead father Mr. Robot (Christian Slater), have to finish their computer hacking revolution to change the world – but now they’re up against the Chinese […]

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