IN THE KNOW

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - WEEK IN MOVIES - WITH AN­DREW FEN­TON

The Is­land With Bear Grylls will be adapted by US net­work NBC – with Grylls (above) in­volved, of course.

Masi Oka ( Hawaii Five-0) will reprise his role as Hiro Naka­mura in the 13-episode se­ries of He­roes Re­born.

Ter­rific Aussie apoc­a­lyp­tic thriller film Th­ese Fi­nal Hours is be­ing re­made as a TV se­ries for the US mar­ket by its direc­tor Zak Hilditch.

Robert Kirk­man has an­nounced the aw­ful ti­tle for the Walk­ing Dead spinoff: Fear The Walk­ing Dead. It will look at the early days of the zom­bie apoca­lypse.

Vik­ings has been re­newed for a fourth sea­son.

Low-rat­ing but crit­i­cally ac­claimed se­ries Look­ing, about the messy lives of three gay friends in San Fran­cisco, has been can­celled.

Adam Ni­moy will pro­duce and di­rect a doc­u­men­tary about his late fa­ther Leonard Ni­moy called For the Love of Spock.

Jane Kennedy Front­line), In­di­ana Evans Home and Away), Akos Ar­mont ( Win­ter) and Justine Clark ( The Time of Our Lives) have all joined the cast for the fourth sea­son of House Hus­bands.

The Thick Of It and Veep cre­ator Ar­mando Ian­nucci is work­ing on a film adap­ta­tion of Charles Dick­ens’ David Cop­per­field for the BBC.

Break­ing Bad cre­ator Vince Gil­li­gan has promised Bet­ter Call Saul will re­main in­or­di­nately faith­ful to the par­ent show. “The folks who watch this show they de­serve to be re­warded for their strict … close at­ten­tion,” he says.

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