The BBC has renewed the Idris Elba starrer, Luther, for a third series (they call them “series” instead of seasons in the UK – wacky Brits) which is very good news for anyone who saw the entertaining first series, particularly the even darker than normal turn the show took in its final episodes. The second series bows on BBC America in September so put it on your radar if you haven’t already.
It would be awesome if Community’s Danny Pudi did this guest spot on Chuckin character as Abed to follow up last year’s cameo on Cougar Town.
James Gandolfini may be returning to HBO to star in a new project called Big Dead Place. That’s the good news. The bad news? Here’s the description via The AV Club: “The drama is described as ‘a tragicomic eye view of the fear and loathing, arrogance and insanity of the people living and working the last untamed frontier on the planet—the research base at McMurdo Station, Antarctica.’” Enthusiasm, she has waned.