Monday, 22 November 2010

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The Return of Bulldog Drummond?

According to Variety and Harry Potter producer David Barron is joining with Australian company Fork Films to develop a feature film on the fictional World War 1 character Bulldog Drummond. The full article can be found here. There has also been a renaissance of the radio plays featuring Bulldog Drummond and they can be currently heard on Old Time Radio Podcasts.

Anti-heroes! So why do we love anti-heroes?

Mystery critic Sarah Weinman and Troy Patterson recently discussed this oh so important topic on Minnesota Public Radio.

It looks as if another series by Charlaine Harris is coming to the small screen. CBS are to develop a series based on her Harper Connelly series. The full article from the Examiner can be found here.

According to PR Newswire James Ellroy is due to host a weekly show starting in January 2011 on Investigation Discovery called James Ellroy’s LA: City of Demons. The six part series will showcase Ellory’s personality as he looks into some of Hollywood’s most notorious crimes. The programme has also been written by Ellroy. The first edition of the programme is due to be shown on 19 January 2011 at 10:pm (ET).

According to Hollywood Reporter, Universal have issued the release date for some of its forthcoming films. The release dates include dates for the next Bourne film which is called Bourne Legacy, Safe House which features Denzil Washington, Contraband (a remake of the Icelandic thriller Reykjavik-Rotterdam) staring Mark Whalberg and Kate Beckinsdale.

Lee Child has been on CBS 60 minutes. Part of this interview appears to have been filmed at Bouchercon in San Francisco.

Whilst Sara Paretsky has been on KUOW to chat about heroes and tough women. You can listen to the audio version here.

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