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Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - WEEK IN MOVIES - WITH AN­DREW FENTON

AUSSIE kids com­edy Lit­tle Lunch (above) has been sold to Net­flix in the US, UK and Ire­land, TVO in Canada and TVB in Hong Kong.

US thriller Zoo has been re­newed for a sec­ond sea­son.

THE Nowhere Boys fea­ture film, The Book of Shad­ows, opens in cine­mas on New Year’s Day.

FU­RI­OUS 7’s Aussie di­rec­tor James Wan is set to di­rect the first episode of a re­booted MacGyver.

BBC THREE has com­mis­sioned a new Doc­tor Who spin-off called Class, about grow­ing up in mod­ern Bri­tain – but with mon­sters. A TV adap­ta­tion of Lethal Weapon is in de­vel­op­ment. MARVEL is get­ting into com­edy with the new se­ries Marvel’s Dam­age Con­trol, about the over­worked cleanup crew who deal with the fall­out from su­per­hero con­flicts.

THERE are plans for a big-screen out­ing for Strike Back, to shoot in South Amer­ica in 2016.

A SEC­OND sea­son of the fun­ni­est com­edy of the year, Catas­tro­phe, be­gins in the UK at the end of the month. THE Rus­sians are re­mak­ing Roseanne as “Katya”. A ONE-HOUR drama se­ries adap­ta­tion of pod­cast Se­rial is in de­vel­op­ment.

SEX and the City’s Cyn­thia Nixon (right) will ap­pear in The Af­fair as a cou­ple’s ther­a­pist.

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