TV Updates: Bitten, The Alienist, Rip Van Winkle, Capitol Crimes

BittenSPACE has renewed Bitten for a second season to air in 2015. So far as I know, no word yet on whether Syfy will show it.

Anonymous Content is developing a show based on Caleb Carr’s The Alienist.

Sundance is developing a Rip Van Winkle show.

Eric Overmyer will run Capitol Crimes, a show in development based on Warren Adler’s novels.

Trailer: This Is Where I Leave You

This Is Where I Leave YouWarner Bros. has released the first trailer for This Is Where I Leave You, and it looks extremely promising! I really liked the book and am definitely looking forward to the movie, which will be out in September and stars Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Driver, Connie Britton, Timothy Olyphant, and many more. (Seriously, all of Hollywood is in this cast.)

Preview: Endeavour Season 2

EndeavourSeason two of Endeavour, the Morse prequel based on the characters of Colin Dexter and starring Shaun Evans as young Endeavour Morse, will be premiering on PBS’s Masterpiece Mystery in June, and I can’t wait. I’ve never actually seen the original Morse show, but I adored the first season of Endeavour. Here’s a preview for the new episodes:

TV Casting: Daredevil, Sleepy Hollow, Masters of Sex, & More

Charlie CoxCharlie Cox will reportedly star in Netflix/Marvel’s Daredevil show.

Sleepy Hollow has cast Sakina Jaffrey and Matt Barr. Neil Jackson will return as well.

Masters of Sex guest stars in season two will include Courtney Vance, Rene Auberjonois, and Christian Borle.

Steven Berkoff will recur on Witches of East End.

Brett Cullen will appear on Under the Dome.

The Recovery Road pilot has cast Caroline Sunshine.

Gabriel Byrne & Michael Gambon Talk Quirke

QuirkeMystery show Quirke, based on the detective novels of Benjamin Black set in 1950s Ireland and starring Gabriel Byrne as a medical examiner, is airing now in England on the BBC. I really liked the first novel in this series, Christine Falls, so I’m hoping the show makes its way to the U.S. soon. Anyone watching? How is it?

Here Gabriel Byrne discusses his character Quirke and says a little bit about the series in general:

And here Michael Gambon discusses his character as well as working with Gabriel Byrne: