IN THE KNOW
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.