The Bridge Alumni For Cold War Shadow Play

Bron Studios and Tandem have announced that they are to collaborate on Shadow Play, an eight-part Cold War thriller written by Måns Mårlind (The Bridge), which already has several international co-production partners on board including Viaplay, Canal+ and ZDF. Shadow Play follows Max McLaughlin, an American cop who arrives in Berlin in the summer of 1946 to help establish a police force in the aftermath of World War II and take down racketeer 'Englemacher' Gladow. Meanwhile, Max searches for his

Tommy Wirkola Directs Mel Gibson In War Pigs

Mel Gibson and Colin Farrell are on board to star in War Pigs, the forthcoming action thriller to be directed by Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow). In War Pigs, written by Nick Ball and John Niven, a group of disillusioned ex-marines go on one last mission to avenge the murder of one of their own by a cartel that also stole millions of dollars in drug money. Colin Farrell plays Drex and Mel Gibson plays The Pastor. Tommy Wirkola told Altaposten: "It's crazy

Heida Reed Joins Iwan Rheon In Foxfinder Revival

Heida Reed (Poldark) stars alongside Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones) next month in the West End revival of Dawn King’s darkly comic dystopian thriller Foxfinder, directed by Rachel O’Riordan (Killology). England is in crisis. Fields are flooded, food is scarce and fear of the red beast grips the land. William Bloor, a foxfinder, arrives at Judith and Samuel Covey’s farm to investigate a suspected fox infestation. The Covey’s harvest has failed to meet their target and the government wants to know

Max Martin Jukebox Musical Heading To West End

A jukebox musical based on the work of Martin Sandberg, known professionally as Max Martin, is in the final stages of development for London’s West End and is expected to open in 2019. The Swedish songwriter and producer has won five Grammy Awards and written or co-written 22 US Number 1 hits since 1999, making him the third most successful songwriter after Paul McCartney (32) and John Lennon (26). His hits include: Baby One More Time (Britney Spears), I Kissed a Girl

Netflix Maniac Remake To Debut September

Netflix has announced that its ten-part adaptation of Maniac, the 2014 Norwegian series by Espen PA Lervåg and Håkon Bast Mossige, will debut 21st September. Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) directs. Maniac follows Annie Landsberg (Emma Stone) and Owen Milgrim (Jonah Hill), two strangers drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial for their own reasons. Annie is aimless and fixated on broken relationships while Owen struggles with a disputed case of schizophrenia. Along with ten other strangers they begin a three-day drug trial that