The British TV drama Prisoners' Wives could be arriving on these shores, via Lifetime. The cable network is developing a U.S. version of the show from Endemol Studios.
The drama is based on a format from Tiger Aspect about four different women who cope with a man in her life serving time in prison.
Is this the year The Mentalist's Patrick Jane finally catches Red John? Probably not, but creator Bruno Heller is promising some major movement in the case.
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"We're going to get much, much, much closer," Heller tells TVGuide.com. "We're going to take an investigative leap forward, further than we have in the previous four seasons. Up to now, we've kind of been stalking him. This season, conceptually, we get a location for him. The running chase starts now."
Perhaps the key to that reveal is Lorelei (guest star Emmanuelle Chriqui), the cocktail waitress-turned-Red John disciple Jane (Simon Baker) had a fling with in last season's finale...
Rome star Polly Walker has landed a recurring role on The Mentalist, TVLine reports.
Walker will play Senior FBI agent Alexa Shultz, a whip-smart alpha female who'll be introduced in the Season 5 premiere.
Red Flag No. 74 that Cane is toast. Polly Walker, who in addition to a run on HBO's Rome appeared on CBS' ill-fated drama series, is the latest to join the cast of Sci Fi Channel's Battlestar Galactica prequel. On Caprica, which will premiere as a two-hour movie/backdoor series pilot, Walker will play Sister Clarice Willow, an eloquent (if duplicitous) high priestess and headmistress of a private religious school. MWM
Oh, man — do you love intrigue? Long as it's intriguing, right? And violence? Long as it's justified by the intrigue (and stays on the screen rather than in your actual life). So I know we're in for a treat here, 'cause HBO is no slouch when it comes to good historical drama. First good sign: Everyone has a British accent, which nearly always signifies a class act — and oh, yeah, the fact that this is a coproduction with the BBC. Duh. But if anyone knows class struggles, it's the Brits. I mean, when Polly Walker's Atia tells her servant she'll use the eyes of his children for beads if he doesn't bring her son Octavian back safely, can you imagine it coming out nearly so well from, say, the mouth of Julia Roberts or Meg Ryan?
Anyway, like any good epic, this one requires a flow chart, so I can't begin to summarize here. The most important bits: Caesar's been off commanding his victorious army for eight years, sending spoils back to the common people to b