If you have not yet succumbed to Netflix’s innovative, interactive new film, Bandersnatch, from Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror stable, then what are you reading this for? Get to it, and choose what happens in the 80s-set adventure in which there are choices, challenges, dangers and consequences. However, if you’re a little too delicate this season to accept a challenge and responsibility like this there are plenty more passive offerings to choose from. Amongst Netflix's original content is the arrival of Sex Education, a new series starring Gillian Anderson as a sex therapist and Asa Butterfield as her socially awkward high school student son, a new round of Grace and Frankie, and part two of season 4 of the wonderful Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Amazon Prime Video, meanwhile, is also launching the third season of The Grand Tour this month and Sky/Now TV have the second series of Living the Dream, Magnum P.I. – I Saw the Sun Rise, Escape at … [Read more...] about Settle in for dry January
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IT’S been a rocky week for Emmerdale’s Mark Jordon after he was charged with GBH for allegedly biting an OAP. But one thing he can be certain of is that his place on the ITV soap is safe — for now. I can reveal Mark, who plays ex-squaddie Daz Spencer, will remain on the programme while his legal issues are being resolved. A show insider said: “Producers have spent a lot of time weighing up what to do about the situation. “He has been waiting a while for them to make a decision, but they finally told him this week he can continue to appear on screen. “They understand it’s a very serious situation but they don’t think suspending him will help anything — especially while legal matters are still ongoing. “Daz has a key part on the Emmerdale farm and they’re hoping he can carry on appearing on the show.” It comes after The Sun revealed Mark had been charged with GBH after reportedly biting an OAP … [Read more...] about Mark Jordon to remain on Emmerdale despite being charged GBH for allegedly biting an OAP
Robin Hood movie in pictures “Grittier and darker”. That is what actor Taron Egerton is promising for the latest remake of the famous Robin Hood story set to hit the big screen.The 27-year-old Kingsman and Eddie the Eagle star takes on the iconic role in the latest outing for Sherwood Forest’s most famous son, following in the footsteps of the likes of Kevin Costner, Russell Crowe and Errol Flynn.He said: “It will be less reverential than the Robin Hoods that have come before.“I love the Kevin Costner one and I think there were some great moments in the Russel Crowe one as well, but they’re very ‘Robin Hood-y’.“Ours is less Robin Hood-y. It’s grittier, it’s darker, it’s a Robin Hood for thr 21st Century.Alongside Taron, the film – due for release in the UK on November 21 – stars Jamie Foxx, who won the best actor Oscar for his role as Ray in 2004, as Little John.Cult musical composer and comedian Tim … [Read more...] about Latest Robin Hood star promises grittier and darker movie.