The OC gets the musical treatment

Remember teen drama The OC? It followed the trials and tribulations of Ryan, Seth, Summer and Marisa as they grew up rich and beautiful in sunny California.

It’s the latest teen classic to get the musical treatment.

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Comic-Con: Extra Brits

Whilst the Star Wars, Hunger Games, Doctor Who and Game of Thrones panels at this year’s Comic-Con are likely to garner acres of coverage, there are some interesting panels involving British talent to watch out for as well.

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Swallows and Amazons finally flies to the big screen

Filming has finally begun on a film version of Arthur Ransome’s classic story, Swallows and Amazons. I say finally because I spent years tracking this film through development and pre-production and, to be honest, I thought the cameras would never roll. But they are!

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Downtown Abbey – The Movie?

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and the show’s executive producer have both said they would be open to making a film version of the hit ITV show.

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Comic-Con catch-up

There’s just over two weeks until the eyes of the showbiz world turn to San Diego for the 46th outing of geek heaven, also known as Comic-Con.

So many panels and actors are being confirmed on a daily basis, so I thought I’d provide a handy catch-up of who you can, and can’t, expect at this year’s SDCC.

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