‘Peaky Blinders’ Expands Story Through Dance Show
Steven Knight looks astounded, almost lost for words. He’s just watched contemporary dance company Rambert run through scenes from the first act of their Peaky Blinders production, based on the hit TV show that he wrote and created. Watching the immediate connection between the dancers’ movements and the audience is a revelation for Knight, who […]
‘Peaky Blinders’ Climbs Streaming Charts After Final Season Release
Stranger Things remained a clear No. 1 in the streaming rankings for the fourth straight week, but a new show took the second spot overall. Peaky Blinders ascended to the No. 2 slot following the release of its final season on Netflix (it’s a BBC show in the U.K. but a Netflix original in the […]
‘Peaky Blinders,’ ‘Ripper Street’ Producer Joe Donaldson Signs First-Look Deal With All3Media
Joe Donaldson, a British producer whose credits include the BBC/Netflix series Peaky Blinders and Amazon Prime’s Ripper Street, has launched a new production company, Magic Hour Television and signed a first-look development deal with indie giant All3Media. Under the terms of the deal, announced Friday, Donaldson’s Magic Hour Television will develop a slate of drama […]
Netflix’s New Releases Coming in June 2022
Adam Sandler and Queen Latifah’s basketball drama Hustle, the Jennifer Lopez documentary Halftime, season three of The Umbrella Academy and a smattering of content from the Netflix Is a Joke festival are among the most anticipated titles coming to Netflix this June. In the basketball-centric drama Hustle, out on June 8, Sandler plays a down […]
Raging Fire Breaks Out on Former ‘Peaky Blinders,’ ‘Downton Abbey’ Set
A blazing fire has broken out in West Yorkshire, U.K. on the former set of Peaky Blinders and Downton Abbey. The West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that fire trucks and specialist units from around 20 regional divisions were battling a blaze at Dalton Mills, Keighley, a former textile mill that was partially restored […]
Banijay’s Head of Scripted Lars Blomgren on Keeping 50+ Labels Happy and the Impact of Jack Thorne’s Edinburgh Lecture
Following its seismic $2.2 billion takeover of Endemol Shine, unveiled in late 2019, French TV giant Banijay instantly became a small-screen colossus, spanning some 150 production companies across 22 territories. Just under a year after the deal was first made public — and a few months after it formally closed in the summer of 2020 — Lars […]
How ‘Peaky Blinders’ Inspired Adrien Brody to Co-Write and Score ‘Clean’
Adrien Brody batted around the idea of Clean for at least a decade, but the crime drama was truly set in motion while the Oscar winner was acting on the set of Peaky Blinders in 2017. Clean tells the story of Clean (Brody), a waste collector who’s actively trying to make amends for his dark […]
‘Peaky Blinders’ Star Paul Anderson Joins Jalmari Helander’s WWII Action Film ‘Immortal’
Paul Anderson, best known for playing Arthur Shelby in Peaky Blinders, is set to star in WWII action feature Immortal, the third feature from Finnish director Jalmari Helander (Rare Exports, Big Game) and set to start shooting in Lapland this September. Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has swooped on world distribution rights outside of the […]
Cillian Murphy on ‘A Quiet Place Part II,’ ‘Peaky Blinders’ Impact and His Batman Screen Test
Cillian Murphy was so taken by Emily Blunt and John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place that he wrote Krasinski a flattering email, which he ultimately couldn’t bring himself to send. But as fate would have it, Krasinski and Blunt happened to be binge-watching Murphy’s hit series Peaky Blinders after Krasinski had finished writing A Quiet Place […]
‘Peaky Blinders’ to End After Sixth Season
The final season of the hit BBC/Netflix drama — created by Steven Knight and starring Cillian Murphy — has now started production.
Annabelle Wallis on ‘The Silencing’ and Convincing Tom Cruise to Run With Her
At this point in her career, Annabelle Wallis is swinging for the fences, something James Wan reaffirmed to her on the set of their much-anticipated genre film, Malignant.
‘Peaky Blinders: Mastermind:’ How a Small Studio Adapted the Shelby Family Story Into a Puzzle Game
Developed by FutureLab, a small studio in southern England, in collaboration with show creators Caryn Mandabach Productions, 'Peaky Blinders: Mastermind' looks to bring the action and drama of the 19th century crime series to a new arena — and a new audience.