IN THE KNOW
GALLIPOLI director Glendyn Ivin has started pre-production on six-part ABC drama The Beautiful Lie, a re-imagining of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina.
JUDGE Judy (right), currently on $47 million a year, has signed up to appear until 2020.
WENTWORTH will return next year with season four of 12 episodes. It’s now watched in more than 80 countries. HOW To Get Away With Murder isn’t a huge hit here in Australia, but it will be back with a second season.
FOXTEL is offering a free 30day trial to its Presto Movies and Presto TV streaming bundle, normally worth $14.99.
A COMBINED spin-off of Arrow and The Flash, starring Brandon Routh as The Atom is in development.
PROFESSIONAL right-wing pot-stirrer Ann Coulter will play the vice president in Sharknado 3. IF anyone still cares, Under
The Dome’s third season will feature CSI veteran Marg Helgenberger as “the town’s inhabitants figure out the dome’s purpose and what it wants from them”.
JUDE Apatow will coproduce Pee-wee’s Big Holiday for Netflix, starring Paul Reubens.
NETFLIX Australia launches on March 24. Original shows announced include Between which launches in May, Sense8 on June 5 and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp on July 17.
TRUE Blood’s Stephen Moyer (below )and Sons of Anarchy’s Katey Sagal will star in new historical drama The Bastard Executioner about a warrior-knight turned executioner.