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Alice Feeney’s Sometimes I Lie to be Adapted for Television

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We have some fantastic news today for fans of Alice Feeney’s bestselling debut thriller Sometimes I Lie, as the rights to the television adaptation have been hotly bid for this week. Yesterday Californian firm Legendry Entertainment bought the rights to adapt the thriller for a six figure sum. Read More

Official Trailer for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Released

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It’s almost a year since it was announced that nonfiction book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was to be made into a movie. Oprah Winfrey was soon announced as star and producer and production started back in September. And now, we have the first trailer, and a release date for the movie and it looks like it’s going to be fantastic! Read More

American Gods Adaptation, Trailer, Poster and Release Date

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If you’re eagerly awaiting the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods then we have some news today as the first poster for the show is released. The novel is being adapted by Starz in the US and will be available in the UK to Amazon Prime viewers, and we have the premiere date for the first season!

The first episode of American Gods will air on 30th April 2017, announced this week with the poster below. Read More

10 Books for the TBR if You Loved Tom Hardy’s Taboo

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Am I the only one sucked into the weird and wonderful world of Taboo? The show is currently airing on the BBC, in the US and on Amazon Prime, starring Tom Hardy. It’s his own production, written by his father, and it’s about the most darkly different show on the television right now.

Taboo has aired to mixed reviews, but generally the reception has been good. What it lacks sometimes in dialogue it makes up for in sheer weirdness full of magic, incest and surrealism, and some fantastic imagery. Read More

New Roots Television Adaptation Airs to Critical Acclaim

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When Alex Haley’s Roots was first turned into a television series in 1977 it was a phenomenon, the series finale still rates as the second highest rated episode for any US television drama. And so, is there any need for a remake?

Well, clearly somebody thought so and right now on BBC4, and available on the iPlayer is a brand new adaptation of the Alex Haley family saga and it’s receiving as much acclaim as the original series!

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Pratchett’s Alzheimers Struggles to be Shown in BBC Docudrama

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The BBC will air a docudrama on February 11th featuring Terry Pratchett and the autobiography he didn’t finish.

The prolific author, who sold 85 million books in his lifetime, translated into 37 languages, was attempting to complete his autobiography but was struggling to complete the work in a haze of Alzheimers and now it’s been turned into a docudrama, which is likely to be both enjoyable and heartbreaking for fans. Read More

First Teaser Trailer for Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why

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Plus all the news and a release date!

It seems like forever since Universal bought the rights to the adaptation of Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why. The rights were purchased in 2011 and it was originally announced that Selena Gomez would play the lead, Hannah Baker. Now finally the all the gossip is coming to fruition as we have news of the adaptation, the stars, a first teaser and a release date!

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Tom Hardy Back for More Bedtime Stories

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Over Christmas we brought you the news that Tom Hardy would be reading the New Year bedtime story on the BBC children’s channel CBeebies. The actor was accompanied by his dog, Woodstock and the story went down a storm with both mothers and children.

It’s little wonder the show caused such a furore, Hardy is quite the hit with the ladies and it seems the cuteness overload of Tom and his dog reading bedtime stories was just too much for some of you. Read More