Friday, May 22, 2009

Kenneth Branagh is WALLANDER

In a bucolic but brutal seaside town in Sweden, Detective Kurt Wallander spends his time battling crime and his own demons. Kenneth Branagh stars as author Henning Mankell's brooding detective in Wallander, on PBS "Masterpiece Mystery."

Spotlight on World Mysteries Wooed by Wallander and author Henning Mankell? MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! introduces you to 11 other notable mystery writers from around the world.

Henning Mankell Interview In a rare interview, the Wallander author opens up about his early influences and what makes Wallander tick.


Wednesday, May 13, 2009

The next 'Level' of thriller fiction

USA Today reports that CSI creator Anthony Zuiker has partnered with crime writer Duane Swierczynski for a series of thrillers augmented by "cyber-bridges," dramatic online videos with actors playing characters from the novel. Level 26: Dark Origins, published by Dutton this September, stars a rogue investigator who hunts serial killers. Zuiker says the dual-media format, dubbed the "digi-novel," will launch a "revolution in publishing for the YouTube generation." Swierczynski also shares details on his blog.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Tonight on CASTLE (May 11)

Next on CASTLE (ABC, Monday night, 10/9c)
A Death in the Family: While investigating the brutal murder of a plastic surgeon, Castle and Beckett threaten to upend a federal case in order to find the killer.
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Monday, May 4, 2009

Tonight on CASTLE (May 4)

Next on CASTLE (ABC, Monday night, 10/9c)
Little Girl Lost: Castle contends with Beckett's ex-boyfriend, a handsome FBI agent investigating the disappearance of a little girl.
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