TV News: Zombieland, Once, Hotel, Queen

The first photo and poster have been released for Amazon Studios’ “Zombieland” which was given a pilot order earlier this week.

Filming is already under way on the episode which stars Kirk Ward, Maiara Walsh, Tyler Ross and Izabela Vidovic. If given a series order, the show will air on Amazon’s Instant Video service.

Once: Wonderland
Australian actress Sophie Lowe (“Beautiful Kate”) along with Brits Peter Gadiot (“The Forbidden Girl”) and Michael Socha (the original UK “Being Human”) have scored the lead roles in “Once: Wonderland,” ABC’s “Once Upon A Time” spinoff series.

Set in pre-curse Wonderland, the story is told through the point of view of Alice (Lowe). Gadiot plays Alice’s mysterious love interest, Socha plays the sardonic adventurer the Knave of Hearts. Filming begins April 7th in Vancouver. [Source: Deadline]

Grand Hotel
“Skyfall” director Sam Mendes is set to produce the mini-series “Grand Hotel” for U.S. cable channel FX.

There are few details available about the project, other than it being a terrorism thriller set in Paris. [Source: Deadline]

The White Queen
The first teaser trailer for Starz’s ten-part miniseries “The White Queen” is now online. The story is based on the best-selling historical novel “The War of the Roses” by Philippa Gregory, and centers on the battle that ensues when The House of York’s King Edward IV falls for a commoner under The House of Lancaster.