Articles about Paramount
Paramount+ drama The Killing Kind delves into a hidden part of London to tell the story of barrister confronting her relationship with a troubled former client. DQ visits the set to discover the secrets behind this adaptation of Jane Casey’s novel.
Quantum Leap stars Raymond Lee and Caitlin Bassett speak to DQ about making the NBC time-travel series, taking on their first ever starring roles and the ‘terrifying’ prospect of reviving the classic 1980s show on which it is based.
Coming from El Deseo, the company led by Pedro and Agustín Almodóvar, Mentiras Pasajeras (Fleeting Lies) shares unmistakeable similarities with the brothers’ celebrated films. Producer Esther García and director Félix Sabroso tell DQ about developing the comedy and share their views on showrunning.
Twin sisters clash in edgy German-language thriller A Thin Line, which blends hacker activism with the threat of the global climate crisis. But as the creative team behind the series tell DQ, the six-part series might actually be a break-up story.
As production wraps on upcoming Paramount+ UK drama The Killing Kind, executive producers Paula Cuddy and Eve Gutierrez discuss adapting the Jane Casey novel, changing endings and telling stories for a global audience.
DQ gets dangerously close to Fatal Attraction showrunner Alexandra Cunningham to find out why she couldn’t ignore the chance to take on Paramount+’s reimagining of the 1987 thriller and how she sought to explore the story from alternative viewpoints.
Paramount+ series The Chemistry of Death brings Simon Beckett’s novels about a forensic anthropologist Dr David Hunter to the small screen. Director Richard Clark tells DQ about finding the right formula for filming the rural crime drama across the UK and the freedom he had behind the camera.
Writer Neil Forsyth, director Aneil Karia and the cast of BBC heist drama The Gold reflect on dramatising the true story behind the 1983 Brink’s-Mat robbery, when six armed men stumbled upon gold bullion worth £26m.
DQ checks out the upcoming schedules to pick 10 new series to watch this February, from the story of a soap superstar and a diplomatic drama to the reimagining of a classic western.
Beth O’Leary’s novel The Flatshare has been given a TV makeover for Paramount+. Executive producer Miriam Brent and director Peter Cattaneo reveal how the series aims to subvert the romcom genre in a story about two people who share a bed but are not supposed to meet.
Last King of the Cross stars Lincoln Younes and Tess Haubrich, writer/director Kieran Darcy-Smith and executive producer Mark Fennessy take DQ back to 1990s Sydney, which serves as the backdrop for this Australian crime drama about the rise of a now-infamous nightclub mogul.
Having already transitioned from actor to author, Catherine Steadman has now moved into TV screenwriting by adapting Jess Ryder’s thriller The Ex-Wife for Paramount+. She discusses playing with character expectation and why she wouldn’t dramatise her own novels.
Kiki Wolfkill, executive producer of Halo: The Series, discusses bringing the world of the science-fiction Xbox franchise to television, Hollywood versus video games and meeting fan expectation.
Showrunner Nikki Toscano tells DQ about making Paramount+ series The Offer, which dramatises the true story behind the making of The Godfather.
SkyMed showrunner Julie Puckrin reveals the family connection behind this series about a group of medics serving isolated communities in Northern Canada, its themes of identity and the secret star of the show.
Rebecca Addelman reveals how a true crime podcast inspired her Paramount+ dark comedy drama Guilty Party, in which a discredited reporter picks up the story of a mother who claims she has been wrongly sentenced to life in prison.
Chuck Lorre is the most successful comedy writer in the US TV business. This week, the NAB recognised his achievement by inducting him into its hall of fame. Elsewhere, John McLaughlin has bagged a screenwriting job on Viacom’s Pendergast.