Hi everyone! I’ve got a bunch of travel and other commitments coming up in the next few weeks, so posting will be sporadic. We’ll get back to normal in mid-August with the run-up to fall TV. Thanks for understanding!
Agatha Christie’s Poirot returns to PBS this Sunday (for season 12!) with “The Big Four,” adapted by Mark Gatiss. As usual, David Suchet stars. Here’s a clip:
Warning: I just started crying into my cereal while watching this. This movie may kill me. August 22nd! (Also, this is one of the few times I haven’t hated the way “Say Something” was used.)
I hate this whole “teaser for a trailer” thing – Marvel, I’m looking at you – but enh, why deprive you of any of the horror of the 50 Shades of Grey movie process? So. The trailer will be out tomorrow, and here’s a teaser to that effect:
In this new featurette from the CW, actress Candice Patton talks about the relationship her character Iris West has with her cop father, played by Jesse L. Martin. The Flash premieres on October 7th!
Oooh, this looks good. Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Mark Strong, and Matthew Goode. It’s based on Andrew Hodges’s Alan Turing: The Enigma and will be in theaters in November.
Ben Whishaw is the new voice of Paddington. (Colin Firth had previously left the role.)
Christian Bale is in talks to play John D. MacDonald’s famous detective Travis McGee in The Deep Blue Goodbye.
Sony has acquired nonfiction book Tupperware Unsealed by Bob Kealing as a starring vehicle for Sandra Bullock.
Ridley Scott has optioned memoir The Devil in the Kitchen by Marco Pierre White.
Warner Bros. has acquired forthcoming YA novel I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson.
Guardians of the Galaxy will be in theaters in less than two weeks, on August 1st, and we’ve got a few new clips to look at. But first, check out featurette “Meet Peter Quill,” featuring Chris Pratt talking about his character:
And two clips:
Fox’s new Batman prequel Gotham had a panel at TCA this weekend, and here are a few write-ups that shed some new light on the show:
‘Gotham’: 4 new-ish things about Fox’s Batman prequel
GOTHAM at TCA: Live-Blog
‘Gotham’ Boss Bruno Heller: ‘Batman Won’t Appear’
Gotham Producer and Cast on Their Noir Approach
And we’ve also got another three trailers for the show!
“One Detective Will Become a Legend:”
“The Origin Stories Begin:”
“One Crime Will Unite Two Partners:”