Articles about Crime
Scottish writer Irvine Welsh speaks to DQ about making his television debut with Crime, a complex police series based on his own novel, and why he doesn’t care what medium he writes for.
Committed to Crime
Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh lands on television with a series based on his 2008 novel Crime. The creative team behind the show discuss making this police drama about a complex, conflicted detective on the hunt for a serial killer.
Series to Watch: November 2021
DQ checks out the upcoming schedules to pick out 10 new series to watch this November, from the return of Dexter and a grisly crime thriller to adaptations of Cowboy Bebop and The Wheel of Time.
French crime drama Kepler(s) tackles mental health and the Calais migrant crisis in the story of a police officer secretly struggling with multiple personality disorder who is sent to investigate the murder of a student in the port town. DQ meets the writers and producers.
Indies bet heavily on book rights
A series of high-profile book rights deals show the importance of book options in securing the services of in-demand screenwriters. Also this week, there’s news of an Argentina-to-US adaptation.