TV News: Thrones, Tyrant, Cocaine, Santo

Game of Thrones
Production on the fifth season of HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” continues in Croatia with the town of Sibenik appearing to be turned into scenes from the city of Braavos. Actors Maisie Williams, Mark Gatiss, Roger Ashton-Griffiths and Ian Beattie have been spotted in costume filming their scenes, head to Jutarnji for more photos.

SEASON 4 SPOILERS AHEAD…. In other ‘Thrones’ news, actor Charles Dance has revealed to MTV that Tywin Lannister will appear on the show in some capacity next year – likely a flashback: “I’m not completely missing out on the new series. More than that I’m not going to say.”

FX has officially renewed its Middle Eastern dynasty drama “Tyrant” for a thirteen-episode, second season. Filming will begin in the spring ahead of a premiere next summer.

“Tyrant” averaged 5.1 million total viewers in its first season, but critically remained steady throughout its run, and pulled in an average of 2.3 million in the key demo. A filming locale for the next installment has not yet been set, the first season was shot in Morocco, Israel and Istanbul. [Source: Digital Spy]

Untitled Cocaine Drama
TNT has ordered an untitled cocaine drama from executive producers Jerry Bruckheimer, Michael Bay and Michelle Ashford.

The serialized character drama centers on the Florida drug trade in the 1970s. “Masters of Sex” creator Ashford will pen the script and executive produce the Warner Horizon Television drama alongside “Cocaine Cowboys” co-directors Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman who will executive produce. [Source: The Live Feed]

Nino Santo
A&E and Amblin Television are teaming to adapt popular Mexican series “Nino Santo” into the cable network’s next drama with multiple scripts ordered for the project.

The story follows a group of young doctors stationed to a remote village where they encounter an unusual cult headed by an enigmatic faith healer. As he performs miracles, they begin to weigh scientific impossibility against the possibility of faith. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Ultimate Getaway
Fox has handed out a script commitment to “The Ultimate Getaway” which Kevin Costello will pen and Sheldon Turner will executive produce.

The show will follow commercial airline crew who, in an effort to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives, use their layovers to commit robberies in different cities. [Source: The Live Feed]