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TV News: Fleming, Tunnel, Chrome, Girls

By Garth Franklin Friday January 25th 2013 08:30PM
TV News: Fleming, Tunnel, Chrome, Girls

Fleming
Lara Pulver ("Sherlock"), Anna Chancellor ("The Hour"), Rupert Evans ("Homeland"), Samuel West ("Mr. Selfridge"), and Lesley Manville have all joined the cast of Sky Atlantic and BBC America's biopic mini-series "Fleming".

Dominic Cooper stars as James Bond creator/author Ian Fleming in the project. Pulver will play Ann O’Neill, with whom Fleming had a longterm on-off relationship before she became his wife in 1952. [Source: Deadline]

The Tunnel
Clémence Poésy ("Harry Potter") and Stephen Dillane ("Game Of Thrones") have scored the lead roles in "The Tunnel," the British/French remake of the Scandanavian hit "The Bridge."

Set primarily in Folkestone and Calais, detectives Karl Roebuck (Dillane) and Elise Wassermann (Poésy) are called to investigate the death of a French politician. [Source: Deadline]

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome
Syfy's "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" has finally scored a television air date - February 10th from 9-11 PM for the world premiere of two-hour full-length movie.

The film will include scenes not in the online release, and will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD on February 19th. [Source: Deadline]

Girls
HBO has officially announced a third-season pickup of Lena Dunham’s comedy "Girls" which has also received a 12-episode order.

Dunham accidentally confirmed the renewal on Alec Baldwin’s podcast earlier this week. [Source: The Live Feed]

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