Original Swedish Crime Thriller Series “The Hunters” Commissioned By C More

Nordic SF Studios is planning to produce “The Hunters,” an original six-episode Swedish crime thriller series which has been commissioned by C More, the streaming service of Swedish commercial channel TV4. This is a spin-off from hit feature films The Hunters (Jägarna) and False Trail (Jägarna II) and the story is about a small community in…

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“Get Shorty” Will Come To Epix Channel As A TV Series In August

1990 novel “Get Shorty” by Elmore Leonard is one of the hallmark of author’s career and tells the story of Chili Palmer, a Miami loan shark, who decides to get into the movie producing business. The dark satirical fiction became a hit movie in 1995 starring John Travolta, Renne Russo, Gene Hackman, and Danny DeVito.…

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Tidelands: Netflix Announces Its First Australian Original Series

Netflix today announced its first Australian original series Tidelands, a supernatural crime drama that will debut exclusively on Netflix around the globe. Production will start in Queensland in 2018. The drama follows a former criminal as she returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay. When the body of a local fisherman washes…

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The Modern Spin on Sherlock Holmes “Elementary” Renewed by CBS

Elementary, the modern adaptation of Sherlock Holmes starring Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller, will return for its sixth season CBS announced. The network made this decision despite the fact that this crime show was CBS’ lowest-performing returning scripted series, averaging just a 1.2 rating in the key demo with a very old audience of 7.7…

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British Crime Series Loch Ness To Make Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Acorn TV

Last year British ITV commissioned a six part murder mystery thriller titled “Loch Ness” from ITV Studios. The good news is that, soon after its ITV broadcast, Loch Ness will premiere in the U.S. beginning on consecutive Mondays, starting June 19, 2017 on Acorn TV.   The beautiful, yet haunting shores of Scotland’s most iconic loch is…

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Serial Killer Drama “Appropriate Adult” Leads British BAFTA TV Awards

(Reuters) – A British mini-series based on the life of serial killer Fred West led the BAFTA TV nominations on Tuesday with four, including best actor and actress for the two central characters. "Appropriate Adult" features Dominic West as Fred West, charged with the murder of 12 girls and young women but who was found…

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Have You Seen The Swedish “Wallander”?

Although many of the folks who saw "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" featuring Daniel Craig liked the movie; they liked the original Swedish version as much if not more. We guess the same holds with Wallander. I was fascinated when I watched Henning Mankell struggling detective on TV on PBS channel. Kenneth Branagh did…

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“Deck the Halls” from Higgins Clark and Daughter on TV

This coming week, TNT Channel will feature Deck the Halls as part of the TNT Mystery Movie Night series. Based on the first book in Mary Higgins Clark and daughter Carol Higgins Clark’s of holiday mystery novels, the movie is the story about Detective Regan Reilly and cleaning-woman-turned-detective Alvirah Meehan who investigate the holiday-season kidnapping…

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