Check out the trailer for Channel 4's upcoming drama National Treasure, a four part serial drama written by Jack Thorne (Skins, This is England), which examines accusations of sexual misconduct against a fictional public figure and explores their impact on the accused and those most closely associated with him as he is brought to trial.
The heavy-weight cast is lead by Brit legends Robbie Coltrane, Julie Walters and the BAFTA nominated Andrea Riseborough. Nadine Marshall, who starred in Second Coming alongside Idris Elba, plays the detective in the series while Babou Ceesay (Free Fire, Eye in the SKy, '71) is the defence lawyer.
Step back in time and discover the music & style that influenced the birth of hip-hop, in the first of a three-part series in conjunction with Netflix The Get Down, featuring interviews with Dizzee Rascal, Grandmaster Flash, Lady Leshurr, Megaman, Akala, Big Narstie and more. Watch here.
Ava DuVernay's film collective ARRAY has acquired inner-city UK crime drama Honeytrap.
Based on a real 2009 crime, the debut feature from director/writer Rebecca Johnson follows 15-year old Layla, newly transplanted from Trinidad to Brixton, as she navigates between gang culture, power, bullying, sex, romance and betrayal. Jessica Sula of Freeform’s now cancelled Recovery Road stars as Layla with Scream Queens‘Lucien Laviscount, Guardians of The Galaxy‘sNaomi Ryan and Leave To Remain‘s Ntonga Mwanza also in the cast. Honeytrap will get a limited release in September.
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Suspects returns to Channel 5 on Wednesday 3rd August for a fifth series and introduces three new cast members. James Murray (Cucumber, New Tricks, Defiance), Lenora Crichlow (Being Human, Fast Girls, Sugar Rush, Black Mirror) and Perry Fitzpatrick (This is England) will join original cast members Damien Molony (Being Human, Ripper Street) and Clare-Hope Ashitey (Doctor Foster, Top Boy, The White King and I.T.) in the gripping and innovative crime drama series.