FOYLE’S WAR: Craig Ferguson has become a big...

For 7 series, FOYLE’S WAR has delivered the goods. In the last month or two, Craig Ferguson, all around kick ass Late Night host, has developed a fondness for the show. To the point where is has become a regular topic on his show. On May 14th, FW creator Anthony Horowitz was a guest.

John Mahoney to appear in FOYLE’S WAR Series...

With filming underway for series eight of FOYLE’S WAR, Acorn Media has confrimed that Two-time Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee John Mahoney (FRAISER) will star. Mahoney appears, along with regulars Michael Kitchen (Christopher Foyle), Honeysuckle Weeks (Samantha Stewart), Daniel Weyman (Adam Wainwright), Ellie Haddington (Hilda Pierce), Tim McMullan (Valentine) and Rupert Vandsittart (Sir Alec Myerson). Series eight will also feature , Richard Lintern (Silent Witness), Nigel Lindsay (Four Lions), Jaime Winstone (Mad Dogs) and William Postlethwaite (Midsomer Murders, Suspicions of Mr Whicher). With each episode scripted by Anthony...

FOYLE’S WAR to return in 2015

Acorn Productions, ITV, and Eleventh Hour Films have confirmed a new series of Foyle’s War has been order for 2015. Filming of the 3 x 120’ episodes will begin in January 2014 and, as with the previous series, will be inspired by real events in the early Cold War. In his role as a Senior Intelligence Officer for the secret service-MI5 Foyle continues to be immersed in the dangerous world of espionage at a time in our country’s history when political and foreign governmental relationships were delicately balanced. Honeysuckle Weeks also returns to her role as Samantha Stewart, Foyle’s trusted associate and ally who successfully navigates the...

SMILEY’S PEOPLE gets Blu-ray release on Augu...

On August 6th, Acorn Media releases SMILEY’S PEOPLE on Blu-ray. The gripping sequel to John le Carré’s classic Cold War-era spy drama, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Smiley’s People debuts on Blu-ray from Acorn on August 6, 2013, now with more than an hour of new bonus features. Oscar® winner Alec Guinness (Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars, Lawrence of Arabia) reprises his BAFTA-winning role that the San Francisco Chronicle called “the crowning role of the great actor’s long career” as retired spymaster George Smiley for the 1982 sequel. Filmed on location in London, Paris, Hamburg, and Berne, Smiley’s People co-stars Patrick Stewart (Star Trek: The...

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JACK TAYLOR: Set One coming on June 25th

Over 3 1/2 years ago, I started writing about JACK TAYLOR, the Irish TV series that featured Ken Bruen’s hard-edged character. On June 25th, Acorn Media will release JACK TAYLOR: Set One on DVD. Self-destructive, pigheaded, and overfond of the bottle, Jack Taylor (Iain Glen, Game of Thrones,Downton Abbey) is a forty-something ex-cop trying to earn a living as a private detective in his native Galway. Taylor has burned a lot of bridges, but he still has a knack for uncovering ugly truths. In his new trade, Taylor finds evil at every turn: the serial murders of young female factory workers, a vicious vigilante group executing summary...