Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Amc's The Killing

I stumbled upon this quite by fortune this week -- I don't know if I've been watching less tv or what, but I haven't seen anything about AMC's new show The Killing before this week.

One of the blogs I read pretty regularly is Eurocrime, a blog devoted to British and European crime fiction. And since I'm a big fan of British and European crime, Karen's blog is a fantastic way to get a heads up on new releases in the genre. (Consequently, I'm also a big BBC America fan so that usually means waiting to see if some of the highlights from her blog make it to air over here!).

This post about a BBC's airing of the French series Spiral really caught my eye. Unfortunately, it's not out on region 1 (US) dvd, but I'll be keeping my eye out.

Anywho, she mentioned the Scandinavian show The Killing and through the magic connect the dots that's possibly through the internet, I found out that AMC has remade the show and it will begin airing this Sunday.

I'd still like to get my grubby little hands on a dvd of the Scandinavian series (and Spiral as well) but I'll just have to wait and see if that becomes possible in the future. And unfortunately, though it would seem pretty likely, it doesn't look like either series has sprung forth from the concept of a book.

And now, for your viewing pleasure, here's the trailer for The Killing:


Vickie said...

Dudette! Thank you for this cranium's up! It's on the to do list for Sunday and will page over so I can DVR it.

Becky LeJeune said...

Ah, you are very welcome! I'm about to go tune in!