Sundance Channel, Acorn Media bring THE LAST PANTH...

Next Wednesday, The Sundance Channel airs the first episode of THE LAST PANTHERS, a British crime drama based on the infamous Pink Panthers, a European gang that preyed on Jewelers. The series theme song is original music by the late David Bowie. You can find the opening credits, featuring said song, below. A daring diamond heist in the south of France bears the hallmarks of the supposedly retired “Pink Panthers,” a gang famed for their bold daylight raids and movie-style getaways. It seems like the perfect crime—until a young girl is killed in their escape. This sets a British insurance-loss adjuster (Oscar® nominee Samantha Morton), a...

Acorn to release AND THEN THERE WERE NONE in April

Acorn Media has announced that they have acquired the North American rights to And Then There Were None, the critically-acclaimed new adaptation of the best-selling crime novel of all-time. And Then There Were None’s impressive ensemble features Aidan Turner (Poldark, The Hobbit trilogy), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Anna Maxwell Martin (Midwinter of the Spirit, The Bletchley Circle), Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), Miranda Richardson (Harry Potter films, Sleepy Hollow), Douglas Booth (Great Expectations), Maeve Dermody (Serangoon Road), Burn Gorman (TURN: Washington’s Spies, Torchwood), Toby Stephens (Black Sails, Jane Eyre),...

Christmas Gift Guide 2015 Dec19

Christmas Gift Guide 2015

With less than a week before Christmas, times is running short for shopping. As a result, most people find their stress increasing with each passing moment. Always a helpful bunch, a number of the Crimespree Crew have put together some suggestions/ideas for the people on your list. Jon Jordan: FORGIVING MARIELA CAMACHO by AJ Sidransky What starts out as a police procedural takes on the characteristics of full blown thriller as detective Gonzalvez and his partner hunt an international serial killer. Fast paced and twists until the end this is a great read. Sidransky has a wonderful series started and this is a great place to jump in. THE...

Christie’s Tommy and Tuppence’s U.S. p...

On September 3rd, Acorn TV will present the U.S. Premiere of Agatha Christie’s PARTNERS IN CRIME, the hotly anticipated new series based on the books from the best-selling novelist of all-time. The first two episodes debut on Thursday, September 3, 2015, and a new episode will be added every Thursday, through the sixth and final episode on October 1st. David Walliams (Little Britain, Big School) stars as Tommy Beresford and Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife, Wolf Hall) stars as his wife Prudence ‘Tuppence’ Cowley. Set in 1950s Britain, these gorgeously produced mysteries are jam-packed with period atmosphere and playful banter between Agatha...

LOVEJOY: The Complete Collection set for June 16th

Most people today know Ian McShane from DEADWOOD, but from 1986 to 1994, he was Lovejoy, the scruffy, but charming antiques expert that the BBC brought to life from the novels of Jonathan Gash. Acorn Media has been reissuing the show and, on June 16th, will be releasing all 72 episodes in LOVEJOY: The Complete Collection. Despite his knack for spotting rare finds among rubbish, Lovejoy can’t seem to stay out of trouble, often getting snared in the underbelly of the antiques industry. His pals Eric (Chris Jury, The Big Game), Tinker (Dudley Sutton, The Beiderbecke Connection), and the lovely Lady Jane (Phyllis Logan, Downton Abbey) are...