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There are a couple of us Playlisters are who bonafide Agatha Christie dorks, so news that we’re getting two big screen adaptations of her novels in the next few months is Marvel level exciting. Of course, Kenneth Branagh‘s star-studded “Murder On The Orient Express” is taking up most of the bandwidth, but “Crooked House” looks like it could be the sleeper favorite of the pair. Continue reading ‘Crooked House’ Trailer: Glenn Close & Christina Hendricks Dive Into An Agatha Christie Mystery at The Playlist.
Given that I’m still behind on “Master Of None,” “Fargo,” and “The Leftovers” (among a handful of others), my bandwidth for new TV shows at the moment is pretty small (and only going to narrow with new seasons of “Bloodline” and “House Of Cards” coming up). Still, whatever Starz are doing on “American Gods,” it’s keeping me interested, and Gillian Anderson going full David Bowie certainly helps. Continue reading Gillian Anderson Is David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust In New ‘American Gods’ Teaser at The Playlist.
So that’s what “shortly” means to David Madden. Months after the Fox head told the Television Critics Association that an “X-Files” renewal could happen “shortly,” the network has finally followed through, announcing a new order of 10 episodes to (likely) air sometime in 2018. The announcement was first made on social media with an official statement following shortly thereafter. Here’s the announcement: #TheXFiles are opening back up… pic.twitter.com/FevbZbXxAe — The X-Files (@thexfiles) April 20, 2017 And here’s the statement, courtesy of ScreenCrush: Iconic characters, rich storytelling, bold creators – these are the hallmarks of great TV shows. Continue reading You Can Start Believing Again: Fox Orders Another Season Of ‘The X-Files’ at The Playlist.
Next year marks the 70th anniversary of India’s independence and the creation of Pakistan. It only seems fitting that there’s going to be a movie released detailing the events leading up to that historic event, and “Viceroy’s House” will do just that, taking viewers into the days leading up to India’s independence through the eyes of the last Viceroy during British rule. “Downton Abbey” star Hugh Bonneville leads as Lord Mountbatten, who is given the task as the last Viceroy in India. Continue reading Hugh Bonneville & Gillian Anderson Face The Future In New Trailer For ‘Viceroy’s House’ at The Playlist.
The X-Files star Gillian Anderson has been tapped to play Media, the mouthpiece for the New Gods, in Starz’s upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel American Gods. Media functions as the New Gods’ public face and sales representative, by taking the form of various iconic celebrities. She lives off the attention and worship that people give to screens – to their laptops, their TVs, to their iPhones in their hands while they watch their…