Thekla Reuten tells DQ about joining the cast of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man and ponders what she might do with a bit of good fortune.
James Nesbitt is reunited with his enchanted bracelet in the second season of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man. DQ chats to the cast and production team on set in East London.
European dramas like Medici: Masters of Florence and Trapped are in the news this week. There also seems to be growing trend for the TV business to turn to feature film directors.
Pay TV broadcaster Sky launched a slate of big-budget dramas this week including a major new show starring Idris Elba. Meanwhile, HBO renewed three of its hits and Lifetime unveiled its drama development plans.
The talking point in TV circles continues to be whether we are at the point of ‘peak drama’ and, if so, how long it can last – but shouldn’t we just enjoy this golden age?
Despite a demand for lighter series, television drama continues to showcase dark storytelling, with pre- and post-apocalyptic shows very much in vogue.