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The Wheel Of Time And The Witcher Images Are All About Wooing Game Of Thrones Fans

If you’re going through fantasy withdrawals, have no fear: “The Wheel of Time” and “The Witcher” are here to transport you to other realms, where swordplay and magic are on tap.Since “Game of Thrones” went off the air in 2019, there’s been a sizable gap to fill in terms of prestige fantasy dramas. HBO will […]

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Netflix’s ‘The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf’ Is an Atmospheric Spectacle That Improves on the Live-Action Series [Review]

Han Kwang-Il knows what fans want. Audiences watch “The Witcher” because we want to see our hero go on a colorful quest, perhaps while fighting monsters, not for the dreary goings-ons of medieval life. Yet, the 2019 series “The Witcher” was heavy on the goings-ons, with only one bright spot in the entire show: Henry […]

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‘The Witcher’s’ Emma Appleton and ‘The Morning Show’s’ Bel Powley Set for Dolly Alderton’s ‘Everything I Know About Love’ Adaptation

Emma Appleton (“The Witcher”) and Bel Powley (“The Morning Show”) have nabbed the lead roles in Working Title Television’s forthcoming adaptation of Dolly Alderton’s memoir “Everything I Know About Love.”Appleton is currently filming FX series “Pistol,” about the Sex Pistols, where she plays the tragic Nancy Spungen, who was murdered by her boyfriend, Sex Pistols […]

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Henry Cavill Circling ‘Highlander’ Reboot for Lionsgate

There can only be one Highlander, but apparently, Henry Cavill can be many superheroes.Adding to his growing list of marquee franchises, the star of “Man of Steel” and Netflix’s “The Witcher” is in negotiations to star in Lionsgate’s reboot of “Highlander,” the 1986 fantasy adventure film that spawned an entire pop-culture ecosystem, including sequels, TV […]

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‘The Witcher’: 7 New Cast Members Join the Netflix Series, as Season 2 Approaches

Work on the next season of Netflix’s “The Witcher” is steadily progressing: A slew of new cast members will join the sophomore season of the streaming service’s popular fantasy series.The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday stated that seven newcomers are joining the cast alongside Henry Cavill; Adjoa Andoh, Cassie Clare, Liz Carr, Simon Callow, Graham McTavish, […]

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Iwan Rheon, Jack Wolfe, Asha Banks Join Roland Emmerich’s ‘The Magic Flute’ (Exclusive)

“Game of Thrones” star Iwan Rheon, Jack Wolfe (“The Witcher”), Asha Banks and Amir Wilson (“His Dark Materials”) have joined Roland Emmerich’s production of “The Magic Flute,” a modern retelling of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s popular opera.The pic is set to begin principal photography on Feb. 8 at Bavaria Studios in Munich.Starring alongside the young British […]

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Netflix Claims ‘Bridgerton’ Breaks TV Record with 82M Household Views, Up 6M from ‘The Witcher’

Shonda Rhimes’ first Netflix series “Bridgerton” is officially the streaming giant’s biggest episodic television debut in history. Netflix announces 82 million households watched the first season of the period romance over its first month of release, up from the streamer’s projection earlier this month that “Bridgerton” would come in at around 63 million households. The […]

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Netflix doubles spend on UK productions to $1bn in 2020

Streaming giant points to success of high-profile scripted shows including ’The Crown’.Netflix is on course to spend $1bn (£744.1m) on UK content this year, doubling its outlay from 2019.The growth has been driven by high-profile scripted shows such as The Witcher, Sex Education and the recently-launched fourth season of The Crown.For context, the annual content […]

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U.K.’s Twickenham Studios Taps Cara Sheppard as Managing Director (Exclusive)

Cara Sheppard is joining the U.K.’s Twickenham Studios (TW1), where she will lead and guide all aspects of production, post-production and emerging technology as managing director.Sheppard joins from post-production facility Warner Bros De Lane Lea, where she was managing director for the last four years. She previously spent some five years with Sky as a […]

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