Golden Globe nod good for Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston has suggested that his recent Golden Globe nomination for the show will open it up to an international audience. The drama series has had a limited broadcast outside of the US, nut Cranston hopes that audiences outside of the country will soon to be hooked by the series. “We would like the world to look and see the nature of this man’s plight,” he explained. “It’s a universal condition that he finds himself in [and] it’s not just an American story. We would love it to be exposed to the international public.”
Edgar Wright hopes to direct Doctor Who episode
British film director Edgar Wright has expressed an interest in taking charge of an episode of Doctor Who after admitting that he was a massive fan of the series as a child. Wright, whose film credits include Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and the recent Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, says he was approached in the past was but unable to take part due to other projects.
German stunt-man paralysed after TV accident
The German man who was injured in a live TV stunt earlier in the month has been lefty paralysed by the accident. 23-year-old Daniel Koch suffered neck fractures after the car jumping stunt went wrong and has been told by doctors that he will not be able to walk unaided again. The show’s broadcaster has been slammed by the country’s media for deliberately endangering its participants in order to drive up ratings.
Oprah departs Australia after intense few days
Oprah Winfrey has departed Australia following her week-long stay in the country. The chatshow host, along with the 302 American fans she flew out, have left the country after an intense few days which had the country’s media constantly in a spin.
Desperate Housewives creator developing new series
Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry is developing a new series called Hallelujah which will centre on a small town “which finds itself being torn apart by the forces of good and evil.”