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Chuck-The Official Soundtrack review

Chuck-The Official Soundtrack review
It’s hard to believe that three years have passed since we said goodbye to Chuck from our TV screens and, discounting some talk of a movie, everything Chuck seemed firmly confined to the past. Until this week, that is, when we discovered that from April 7th , the show’s original soundtrack would be made available to purchase. Naturally, we jumped at the chance to get our hands on it, keen to ensure this wasn’t just a cruel pre-April... 

Save the cheerleader: first trailer for ‘Heroes Reborn’ released

Save the cheerleader: first trailer for ‘Heroes Reborn’ released
Almost an entire year after announcing that Heroes would be returning with a brand-new 13-part miniseries, NBC released a painfully short 15-second advert for Heroes Reborn, shown during Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX. Surrounded by snow-topped mountains, a young girl in suitably weather-appropriate clothes raises her arms to summon a probably unscheduled Aurora Borealis appearance. A familiar face (Noah Bennet from Heroes, as played by Jack... 

Constantine TV Show Production Halted at 13 Episodes

Constantine TV Show Production Halted at 13 Episodes
In what came as less than surprising news, NBC announced that their fledgling DC/Vertigo adaptation, Constantine, would halt production following the completion of 13 episodes. Billed as an occult thriller, Constantine is a supernatural drama about a man who cannot pronounce his own name. Over the course of the five episodes thus far broadcast, the show has been met with mixed reactions from its target audience. Whilst Matt Ryan, who stars as the... 

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: An Interview with Mary Kate Wiles, Maxwell Glick, Margaret Dunlap & Kate Rorick

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: An Interview with Mary Kate Wiles, Maxwell Glick, Margaret Dunlap & Kate Rorick
Attending this month’s MCM London Comic Con for their first ever UK appearance were four members of the team behind the hugely popular web series, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. A modern-day adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the show retells the story of Elizabeth Bennet in the form of a YouTube vlog. Since first airing in 2012, it has won multiple awards and met with huge critical acclaim, as well as building up an enormous... 

TV Adaptations of Shutter Island, Minority Report and The Devil’s Advocate in the Works

TV Adaptations of Shutter Island, Minority Report and The Devil’s Advocate in the Works
Following the success of the recent television adaptation of the Coen Brothers’ crime thriller Fargo, it’s been announced that three more feature films will be getting the TV treatment. Late last week, NBC announced plans for an adaptation of The Devil’s Advocate, while Amblin Entertainment revealed that it was working on a serialised version of Minority Report. Not to be outdone, HBO has more recently staked its claim to 2010’s... 

NBC’s Constantine Trailer released and it looks amazing!

NBC’s Constantine Trailer released and it looks amazing!
NBC has released a series of trailers for their new television series set for release later this year. Amongst them is a kick ass trailer for Constantine. Based on the Hellblazer comic books it focuses on the adventures of exorcist and petty dabbler of the dark arts, John Constantine. The lengthy three minute trailer shows Constantine receiving counselling and electroconvulsive therapy after checking himself into a mental hospital. Cut to True Blood... 

First photo of Matt Ryan as John Constantine released!

First photo of Matt Ryan as John Constantine released!
Back in February, we reported that Layer Cake actor Matt Ryan was chosen by NBC to play John Constantine in their Constantine pilot. The social networks were buzzing last night when a photo of the Constantine cast and crew appeared on the Facebook group, Slates for Sarah. Within hours, Deadline revealed the first “official” photos from NBC, showing Ryan in full costume. Trench coat? Check! Shirt & Red tie? Check!Future possible man crush?... 

Welsh actor to lead NBC Pilot Constantine

Welsh actor to lead NBC Pilot Constantine
Deadline recently revealed that welsh actor Matt Ryan has landed the lead role of John Constantine in NBC’s pilot on the DC comic series Constantine for Warner Bros TV. Ryan, born in Swansea, has notably appeared in Layer Cake and more recently did voice work for the video game Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The character of John Constantine is described as, “An occult detective and professional sorcerer from Liverpool, England. His... 

Heroes Reborn: Heroes Returns for a New NBC Miniseries

Heroes Reborn: Heroes Returns for a New NBC Miniseries
Teased with a brief spot (blink and you’d miss it) on NBC on Saturday, plans for a 2015 Heroes comeback were revealed as part of the network’s Olympics coverage. Called Heroes Reborn, the upcoming series is being described as an “event miniseries”, and will see “visionary” creator Tim Kring return to the show. For those of you already feeling disappointed by the “mini-” prefix, you needn’t worry.... 

The CW Picks Up Supernatural Spin-Off and DC’s iZombie and Flash Adaptations

The CW Picks Up Supernatural Spin-Off and DC’s iZombie and Flash Adaptations
The CW Television Network has ordered pilots for three new series: adaptations of DC‘s iZombie and Flash comics series and Supernatural: Tribes, a spin-off of its successful Supernatural drama show. Created by Supernatural writer Andrew Dabb, Warner Bros‘ Supernatural: Tribes will explore the universe’s clashing, Chicago-based hunter and monster cultures. The series will be executive produced by Dabb along with Eric Kripke, Robert... 
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