Posts tagged with "Merlin"

Merlin’s Colin Morgan Set For Spooky New BBC Drama

Merlin’s Colin Morgan Set For Spooky New BBC Drama
Colin Morgan, former wizard in the BBC’s Merlin and current cyborg in Channel 4’s Humans, is set to star in a spooky new Victorian drama for the BBC from the creators of Life On Mars. The Living and The Dead will be a six-part drama for BBC1 set in Victorian rural England. Morgan plays Nathan Appleby, a farmer while his wife, Charlotte, is played by Line of Duty’s Charlotte Spencer. They uncover a disturbing presence when they inherit... 

The Prop Gallery Bring Special Guests to MCM Birmingham Comic Con

The Prop Gallery Bring Special Guests to MCM Birmingham Comic Con
The Prop Gallery, well known for their work on iconic film and TV series such as Star Wars, Doctor Who and Back to the Future, are going to be making their presence known at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con in November. Not only will they be bringing a range of the props they’ve built for myriad franchises, they’ve also got two special guests lined up to appear on Saturday and Sunday, giving attendees a great opportunity to talk with... 

25 things you may not know about Disney movies

25 things you may not know about Disney movies
If, like us here at MCM Buzz, you’re into your Disney movies, then you may be interested to learn some of the fascinating but lesser-known facts that litter the company’s history. So, from character cameos to amusing disclaimers, here’s a list of 25 of our favourite bits and bobs of trivia: During the end credits of Frozen there is a disclaimer about bogies. Referencing a line spoken by Kristoff in the movie, the disclaimer... 

Mordred to cast a spell over MCM Ireland Comic Con!

Mordred to cast a spell over MCM Ireland Comic Con!
With the first ever Irish MCM Comic Con now only mere weeks away the guest announcements are expected to start coming in droves for the Dublin based event. The first of such guests has been announced as Alexander Vlahos who fans will remember from his role as Mordred in the final season of the hit BBC1 series Merlin. Alexander will join the already announced guests that include Raphael Sbarge (Once Upon A Time), Hannah Spearritt (Primeval and S Club... 

Gotham Casting Updates: The Penguin, Alfred, Captain Essen & Barbara Kean

Gotham Casting Updates: The Penguin, Alfred, Captain Essen & Barbara Kean
Variety has revealed a series of new casting updates for Fox‘s upcoming Gotham series, including classic villain The Penguin and Bruce Wayne‘s faithful, father-like butler, Alfred Pennyworth. First off, Oswald Cobblepot, better known as supervillain The Penguin, will be played by Robin Lord Taylor, who has previously appeared in episodes of The Walking Dead and Life on Mars, as well as the film Another Earth. At the point at which we... 

Adapt All the Gaiman – American Gods & Anansi Boys Coming to a TV Near You

Adapt All the Gaiman – American Gods & Anansi Boys Coming to a TV Near You
Earlier this month, an adaptation of Neil Gaiman‘s acclaimed fantasy novel American Gods was picked up by FremantleMedia, having been previously dropped from development by HBO for reasons unknown. News has also emerged that Anansi Boys – American Gods’ sort-of-sequel-but-not is also being made into a BBC mini-series by RED Productions. It was three months ago that HBO dropped American Gods. FremantleMedia, known mainly for entertainment... 

Merlin Magic from MCM Scotland Comic Con

Merlin Magic from MCM Scotland Comic Con
Rupert & Ade taking time to sign and take photographs. The Merlin Magic panel from MCM Scotland Comic Con gave the Glasgow crowd the chance to sit and have a Question and Answer with the stars of the show – Rupert Young and Adetomiwa Edun. The panel was packed largely with a younger demographic, mostly young lads and teenage girls. The first question came from a girl choosing the classic ice breaker; “Who was your favourite actor to... 

MCM Buzz at MCM Scotland Comic Con 2013

MCM Buzz at MCM Scotland Comic Con 2013
Buzzing – it’s the easiest way to describe my mood going into Glasgow on Saturday 7th September. As the taxi drove towards the Glasgow SECC, the average Joe public slowly transformed from businessman to Super Mario Brother; from rain soaked skinheads to a group of grinning faced teenagers in Pikachu Onesies, it was obvious that MCM had finally arrived. The steady stream of convention goers filtered into the early access hall at the back of... 

More Warner Brothers Wizards – New Merlin Movie Announced

More Warner Brothers Wizards – New Merlin Movie Announced
After the enormous success of their Harry Potter film franchise, Warner Bros. has announced a return to the wizarding world with a new movie all about Merlin – which is apparently nothing to do with the recent BBC drama series. Already involved in the project are scriptwriters Dave Hill (Game of Thrones) and David Farr, known mainly for his work in theatre. We’ve also been given a brief synopsis which hints at what we can expect: The... 

A Look at NBC’s Dracula

A Look at NBC’s Dracula
Bram Stoker‘s classic novel gets a twisted and sophisticated reboot in the new NBC drama, Dracula, brought to us by the producers of Downton Abbey. Starring The Tudors star, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, the show is set in 19th century London, where Dracula – posing as an entrepreneur from America – wishes to bring modern science to a traditional Victorian society. His interest is primarily in the recently discovered Electricity; artificial... 
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