The Charles Dickens novella A Christmas Carol is a timeless classic, adapted a great many times in the years since its publication in 1843.
For the upcoming holiday season a new adaptation of the tale is coming, this time from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight. A teaser trailer for this latest take was released earlier this week, and it promises a darker version of the story than most of the previous adaptations we’ve seen.
More info on the new adaptation of A Christmas Carol and the trailer can be found below.
During San Diego Comic-Con 2019 this past summer an official trailer was released for His Dark Materials, a TV series adaptation of author Philip Pullman‘s fantasy book trilogy of the same name being co-produced by HBO and the BBC.
Now HBO has released a second official trailer for the series, which already has a two-season commitment. You can find much more info and give the new trailer a watch below.
The BBC recently released a trailer for The War of the Worlds, a new adaptation of H. G. Wells‘ 1898 novel of the same name.
This latest adaptation, written by Peter Harness, is a miniseries which will play out in three parts. It stars Eleanor Tomlinson, Rafe Spall, Freya Allan, Rupert Graves, and Robert Carlyle, with Craig Viveiros directing all three episodes.
More info on the BBC’s War of the Worlds can be found below along with the trailer.
On this week’s The Drill Down podcast, Microsoft‘s Surface Go, AT&T wants HBO to be Netflix, Tesla brings cars to China, Elon Musk brings a sub to Thailand, government surveillance around the globe, robot stuntmen… and much, much more.
Season 10, Episode 7 “The Pyramid at the End of the World”
Directed by Daniel Nettheim
Written by Steven Moffat and Peter Harness
Starring Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas, Togo Igawa
Air date: May 27, 2017
This week on Doctor Who, the Doctor continues his adventure in the world of the occult conspiracy thriller. An Egyptian-style pyramid appears in the middle of a hot zone in Central Asia. The Doctor and Bill are summoned to investigate. The Doctor is still blind, and has not yet told Bill about it.
What do they find? What does it all mean? The episode pulls together some interesting literary symbols and ideas in order to create jeopardy, but it falls apart a bit at the last minute. To find out why, read on…