19-2, a gritty crime drama, has attracted large audiences and lots of buzz in Quebec, and most recently the attention of Bravo, who will be making an English adaptation. The show will premiere in 2014.
The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill (published as Someone Knows My Name in the US, Australia and New Zealand) is to be adapted into a TV mini-series by Conquering Lion Pictures, Out of Africa Entertainment and independent studio Entertainment One (eOne). Production will take place in South Africa in the fall. The series will be broadcast on CBC in Canada and BET in the US.
In the second episode of The GATE’s Media Box podcast, co-writers and co-directors Adam Goldberg and Seth Rogen talk about their new film, This Is The End; a look at what new shows are coming to television this fall; reviews of This Is The End, plus Oz the Great and Powerful and House of Cards on Blu-ray; an interview with Craig Olejnik and Ennis Esmer for the fourth season of The Listener; and ahead of North by Northeast this week in Toronto, an interview with director Jon Brewer for his documentary, B.B. King: The Life of Riley.
Comedian and host Adam Growe will return once again this year behind the wheel of Discovery Canada’s Cash Cab for the game show’s 8th year, but the genial star has some other plans that are also keeping him busy, and may point to his next hosting career.
For anyone involved in covering television, this week is essentially the gauntlet of the year here in Toronto. For three days, the three major television networks in Canada will host their upfront events, where they announce their fall lineups with press conferences and parties.
In the premier episode of the Media Box podcast, Editor-In-Chief W. Andrew Powell talks to Arrested Development star Michael Cera, and Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany, new Blu-ray reviews of Cleopatra, A Good Day To Die Hard, and Identity Thief.
The season finale for Space and BBC America’s Orphan Black airs this Saturday, June 1 at 9:00 PM, and in it, Sarah (played by Tatiana Maslany) comes to a crossroads with her “former partner” Art (Kevin Hanchard), while she must also deal with the crazed Helena.
Agent Phil Coulson’s death in The Avengers movie was pretty hard to believe, if you were a fan. Here was one of the only binding forces between all of the Avengers character movies, played by one of the most beloved co-stars, Clark Gregg, and Marvel just killed him off?
Space revealed the first images this week from the set of their new original series, Bitten, starring Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk, and Paul Greene.
Welcome to Earth’s new wild frontier in Showcase and SyFy’s new series, Defiance, the futuristic, but very “wild west” drama set in 2046 as mankind faces life on a planet that seems barely recognizable.