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‘We’re putting the band back together': Luther returns

Posted on November 20, 2014 by neil

The BBC today announced the return of Luther with a 2 x 60’ special for BBC One: Award winning and Emmy-nominated Idris Elba makes a welcome return to BBC One to reprise his role of DCI John Luther, the murder detective whose brilliant mind can’t always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions. […]

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Luther to be remade for Fox TV in the US

Posted on November 19, 2014 by neil

From Deadline Hollywood: ‘Luther’ Gets Fox Remake With Neil Cross Writing & Idris Elba Producing One of the most acclaimed British series of the last decade, BBC crime drama Luther, is getting a U.S. remake. Fox has given a rich put pilot commitment with a seven-figure penalty to the adaptation, which will be written/executive produced by […]

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Neil teams with Downton producers for NZ crime drama

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Neil and New Zealand company Libertine Pictures have teamed up with Downton Abbey producers for a major crime series for the BBC From Libertine Pictures: Libertine Pictures and writer Neil Cross have teamed up with leading international TV producer Carnival Films to develop a major new crime series set in Rotorua. Libertine will develop the […]

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Three Emmy nominations for Luther in 2014

Posted on July 11, 2014 by neil

Luther has been nominated for three awards in this year’s Primetime Emmys: Outstanding miniseries, for Luther Outstanding writing for a miniseries, for Neil Lead actor in a miniseries, for Idris Elba The awards will be announced on August 25. For a full list of nominees, visit Variety online.

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Luther nominated for Critics’ Choice Awards

Posted on May 30, 2014 by neil

Luther Season 3 has been nominated for two Critics’ Choice Awards in the United States. The show has been nominated in the Best Miniseries category in the 2014 awards, which are run by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA). Warren Brown has been nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries for his role as […]

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NBC releases Crossbones trailer

Posted on April 24, 2014 by neil

The trailer to Neil’s NBC show Crossbones is now available to view: Learn more about the series, and follow its progress at NBC.com‘s official show site, on Facebook  and Twitter.

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‘Crossbones’ Star John Malkovich Previews NBC’s Pirate Drama Miniseries

Posted on April 10, 2014 by neil

John Malkovich is coming to TV this summer with NBC’s “Crossbones” (premieres Fri., May 30 at 10 p.m.), which is being touted as “the new legend of Blackbeard,” the revolutionary pirate, writes Yahoo TV. Yahoo TV has the first interview Malkovich has given on this fascinating career turn as Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard: […]

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Crossbones premieres in the States on May 30

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The action adventure series about the golden age of pirates starring John MalkovichCrossbones will go out on NBC at 10pm on Fridays on NBC.  Neil is writer and executive producer for the the show. It’s 1729. On the secret island of Santa Compana Edward Teach, better known as the barbarous pirate Blackbeard (John Malkovich), reigns […]

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Idris Elba wins for Luther at Britain’s Royal Television Society Awards

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Idris  picked up one of the top prizes at Britain’s recent Royal Television Society Awards in London. He took the Male Actor award for his role as DCI John Luther in his third series in 2013. Read more about the 2013 award winners and watch highlights from the ceremony here.

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Guillermo del Toro & Jessica Chastaine speak of Mama

Posted on January 9, 2013 by neil

Ahead of its January 18 opening, new behind-the-scenes video material has been released for Mama, the horror movie executive produced by Guillermo del Toro and scripted by Neil. Mama, which stars Jessica Chastain and Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, expands on director Andy Muschietti’s terrifying 2008 Spanish-language short. Neil rewrote an original script by […]

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