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Streaming giants Netflix are jumping on board with the BBC to co-produce their new psychological thriller TV series Requiem.
The show will be produced by New Pictures whose credits include serial killer thriller Rellik and The Missing, which is a child abduction story.
The story for Requiem begins in 1994 when a young child dies in a Welsh village. Decades later, a young woman is mysteriously drawn to the same village after her mother commits suicide.
Shooting for Requiem begins in Wales next week; the show will be directed by Mahalia Belo (Ellen) and the cast includes Lydia Wilson (Star Trek Beyond), Joel Fry (Game of Thrones), Tara Fitzgerald (Game of Thrones) and James Frecheville (Animal Kingdom). »
- Samuel Brace
Netflix is days away from coming on board BBC psychological thriller series “Requiem” as a co-producer, Variety has confirmed.
The story begins in 1994, when a toddler disappears from a Welsh village. “Twenty-three years later, a talented young cellist’s life is turned upside down by her mother’s inexplicable suicide,” according to a statement. “[The cellist] begins to question everything she thought she knew about herself, embarking on a quest that leads her to that Welsh village.”
Mahalia Belo will direct the series, which starts to shoot in Wales next week. Lydia Wilson (“Star Trek Beyond,” “Ripper Street”) is set to star, with other cast to include Joel Fry (“You, Me and the Apocalypse,” “Game of Thrones”), Tara Fitzgerald (“Game of Thrones”) and James Frecheville (“Animal Kingdom »
- Leo Barraclough
Exclusive: Supernatural series from Indian Summers producer sets director and cast.
Netflix is in advanced negotiations to join BBC One series Requiem as a co-producer.
The 6 x 60-minute supernatural thriller, which is due to shoot in Wales from next week, will follow a young woman after the death of her mother.
Produced by Indian Summers and The Missing outfit New Pictures, the series is penned by Australian writer Kris Mrksa, who has written episdoes for Australian series including The Slap, Underbelly and Glitch.
Director will be former Screen Star Of Tomorrow Mahalia Belo, whose short Volume premiered at Sundance and won the British Independent Film Award for Best Short Film. Nfts graduate Belo most recently completed Ellen, a single 90 minute drama for Channel4 starring Jessica Barden
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Andreas Wiseman)
Cale Boyter is exec producing the Universal/Legendary pic, which will bow in theaters February 23 next year.
The actor is probably best known internationally for starring roles in Spartacus: Gods of the Arena and Spartacus: War of the Damned. Starz's Spartacus franchise has form with Australians, with the late Andy Whitfield and Suicide Squad's Jai Courtney starring in the first season..
Clare moved into writing and producing with 2014 indie feature Sunday, »
- Harry Windsor
Emily Fradenburgh and Peter Christian Hansen in 'Project Eden: Vol I' (Photo: Christopher Lange/Mark Hobson).. . Ashlee Jensen and Terrance Young.s Project Eden: Vol. I will have its world premiere at the Boston Science Fiction Film Festival next month. . Shot across the Us, Australia and Nz, Project Eden: Vol. I stars Erick Avari (Stargate, The Mummy, Mr. Deeds), Mike Dopud (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dark Matter), Bruce Bohone (Fargo, Man of Steel), Cliff Simon (Stargate Sg-1), Anna McGahan (Underbelly: Razor, House Husbands) and Paul O.Brien (Home & Away). . The thriller follows a young woman who, aided by an ex-military officer, becomes an unwitting fugitive after she discovers her son's catatonic state may be at the heart of a global conspiracy. . .We are thrilled that this film gets to have its world premiere, not only in the United States where this story was first conceived, but at »
- Staff Writer
Let's Talk About.. . Matilda Brown.s short-form series Let.s Talk About is set to return for a second season. . The series, originally commissioned for the now defunct Presto, has found a new home on Foxtel Play, where it will be available for streaming from February 19, along with the first season. The show will also be broadcast on Foxtel.s Showcase channel.. . Foxtel has also tweaked the format for the second season: from 10 x 5 to 10 x 11 minute episodes. . Brown (Am I Ok, How God Works), the series creator and star,.will return alongside Richard Davies (Offspring, Bed of Roses), father Bryan Brown (Red Dog: True Blue, Australia) and Lisa Hensley (Brides of Christ, Dating the Enemy). . This season, Sam Neill (Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Jurassic Park) will also star, along with Damian Walshe-Howling (Underbelly, The Reef), Steve Le Marquand (Rake, Underbelly), Andrea Demetriades (Alex & Eve, The Principal), and Chloe Boreham »
- Staff Writer
Stars: Margaret Judson, Devin Goodsell, Michael Johnston, Mark Furze, Bobby T, David Banks, Victoria Clare, Gwen Holloway, Nick Saso, Rob Tepper, Lana Titov, Greg Travis | Written and Directed by Alexander Babaev
Take four outrageously good looking guys and gals, a fifth guy with some sort of life challenging disease… Move them into a new out of the way house with a secret history, not to far from an institution; have them desecrate and destroy what look to be supernatural symbols boarding up the windows and you have Bornless Ones. Oh and there’s also scary possession, craziness and a fair bit of really well done gore. Seriously well done gore!
Now that’s not to say that Bornless Ones lacks originality in any way because it really does not. Ok, we may have seen the creepy house in the middle of nowhere that scares the crap out of its occupants before, »
- Kevin Haldon
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