Category Archives: News

The Iris’ Weekly Film and TV News Round Up! (17th July 2015)

In our new weekly feature, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories in the world of film and TV this week… just in case you missed it. Suffice it to say, it’s been a great week of film and TV news, thanks in part to the annual San Diego Comic Con event, with a heap of new trailers and promos released, gearing us up for the last half of what has already been a great year in entertainment.... Continue Reading

Travis Fimmel talks Warcraft, Season 4 Vikings at San Diego Comic-Con

Australian actor Travis Fimmel appeared on not one but two panels at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend. Fimmel was there to promote season 4 of Vikings, currently filming in Ireland, as well as the upcoming fantasy film Warcraft, based on the highly popular game World of Warcraft, directed by Duncan Jones (Moon).... Continue Reading

Get your first taste of Amy Poehler’s new Hulu series Difficult People

Amy Poehler is a busy woman at the moment. Though Park and Rec is now behind her (*sob*), she’s dominating the cinema with her lead role in Disney Pixar’s new film Inside Out, she’s the executive producer of one of the most talked about series right now Broad City – and now she’s bringing us a brand new series exclusively for US streaming platform Hulu.... Continue Reading

A new SBS On Demand launches with 4000 hours of content free to everyone

Amidst a competitive world of new streaming services, SBS this week has relaunched its On Demand platform, which originally hit the internets back in 2011, primarily as a catch up service. But now, with over 4000 hours of documentaries, drama and movies free to all Australians on 22 platforms, SBS On Demand has set itself up to be a serious competitor in the digital streaming space.... Continue Reading

When Attenborough Met Obama to air on ABC’s Foreign Correspondent on June 30th

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President Barack Obama interviews Sir David Attenborough at the White House in an extraordinary program, which will screen as a special Foreign Correspondent on Tuesday June 30 at 8pm on ABC.

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NBC release first trailer for Heroes: Reborn, and it features some familiar faces

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The first season of Heroes is undeniable. It was a huge hit for NBC back when well-produced superhero TV franchises weren’t really as common as they are today. Somewhere along the line, quality waned and the once iconic show was drowned by it’s own ambitions somewhere between Mohinder’s skin peeling off and the show’s very own pied piper (albeit with a violin). After four seasons the show, which had built up such a rich and involving cast of characters, was cancelled. Now it’s back.

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