Articles about A&E
Despite criticism from rapper Snoop Dogg, A+E’s reboot of Alex Haley’s slavery story Roots has opened strongly in the US. There was also good news this week for fellow A+E show UnREAL, while Versailles debuted in the UK with a solid audience.
Telling the story of an African man sold into slavery in the US, miniseries Roots became a cultural sensation upon its release in 1977. Now, History hopes to make a similar impact with a remake of the iconic show. DQ meets the cast and crew.
The ‘Nordicisation’ of global drama continues with Nevision’s support for new series Midnights, while BBC3 makes its first online drama acquisitions and Amazon picks up AMC’s Preacher.
With reports this week that Sony Pictures Entertainment is planning a TV series based on the Angelie Jolie spy movie Salt, now seems as good a time as any to round up developments on the movie-to-TV adaptation front.
And Then There Were None is Agatha Christie’s seminal murder mystery – but just how was this story of 10 strangers stranded on an isolated island brought to the screen?