Marvel king Stan Lee has signed on for his first UK drama production. His company POW! entertainment has teamed up with Carnival (Downton Abbey) Films for a 10 part crime drama with a twist called Lucky Man that will air on Sky 1 in 2016.
Nesbitt will play down at heel London cop Harry Clayton who, heavily in debt thanks to a big gambling habit, finds his luck turning around for the better when he is given a strange bracelet. But is the bracelet all it seems and has it given Harry the power to control luck?
Co-stars include Sienna Guillory (currently starring the highly scary Fortitude), Eve Best, Darren Boyd (also in Fortitude), Omid Djalili and Kenneth [...]
With Game of Thrones fifth season about to start Maisie Williams has snagged a role in another of the world’s biggest genre shows. The rising young actress is currently filming a guest appearance for Doctor Who’s latest season.
Arriving on set Williams commented “I’m so excited to be working on Doctor Who as it’s such a big and important part of British Culture. I can’t wait to meet the cast and crew and start filming, especially as we’ll be shooting not too far from my home town.”
Show runner Steven Moffat refused to reveal too much about the role she is playing but did tell us that “she is going to challenge the Doctor in very unexpected [...]
Last night’s finale of BBC One’s The Big Painting Challenge saw Glaswegian Paul Bell named as Britain’s best amateur artist.
In the six part series presented by Una Stubbs and Richard Bacon 10 artists were judged by Daphne Todd and Lachlan Goudie in various disciplines from portraits to landscapes. The final four were Bell, Amy Goldring, Claire Parker and Richard Salter with Bell emerging as victor.
Part of the prize is to have your best work displayed at the Tate Gallery and judge Todd said of Bell’s final painting “everyone would want to hang that painting on their wall.” Bell himself said “It’s difficult to put into words about how [...]
The seventh and sadly final season of AMC’s Mad Men will premiere in Australia on Foxtel’s Showcase channel on Monday 6 April 2015 @ 3.30pm express from the US.
The final seven episodes will bring the series, which stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks and John Slattery to a satisfying conclusion.
Variety have said that “this closing run, is still grappling with the central ad agency’s shifting internal dynamics, as well as examples of brazen sexism in the workplace. As for Don, suffice it to say he appears to have reached another in a series of emotional crossroads, spurred in part by a figure from his [...]