TVLine Items: Young Sherlock Series Ordered, Night Manager Adds Daisy Jones Actress and More

Hero Fiennes Tiffin (of the After films) will lead Prime Video’s adaption of Andy Lane’s Young Sherlock Holmes novels, which has been ordered to series, per Variety.

Guy Ritchie will direct the eight-episode series and executive-produce alongside Matthew Parkhill (Deep State), who will write and serve as showrunner.

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“In Young Sherlock, we’re going to see an exhilarating new version of the detective everyone thinks they know in a way they’ve never imagined before,” Ritchie previews. “We’re going to crack open this enigmatic character, find out what makes him tick, and learn how he becomes the genius we all love.”

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* Daisy Jones & the Six’s Camila Morrone has lined up a major, yet-to-be-revealed part in The Night Manager Season 2, which will see Tom Hiddleston reprise his role as Jonathan Pine and picks up eight years after the events of the Season 1 finale, Deadline reports.

*The CW will broadcast the 2024 Snoop Dogg Arizona Bowl Presented by Gin & Juice by Dre and Snoop — featuring two teams from the Mountain West Conference and Mid-American Conference — live from Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday, Dec. 28.

*Jack Reynor (Strange Angel) has joined Season 2 of the Prime Video spy drama Citadel in an undisclosed role, according to Variety.

* Acorn TV (and German broadcaster ZDF) have renewed The Chelsea Detective, starring Adrian Scarborough (Sanditon) and Vanessa Emme (Bloodlands), for a third season.

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