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Brett Summers

Crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

Cult TV Essentials: Jason King

The series was a spin off of the television series Department S (1969) and featured Jason King. In Department S, King was a dilettante dandy and author working as part of a team of investigators. In Jason King he had left that service and was concentrating on writing […]

Cult TV Essentials: The Baron

Often overshadowed by other TV shows of its era, The Baron debuted on 28th September 1966 and captured an immediate fanbase.  Based on the book series by John Creasey (written under the pseudonym Anthony Morton), and produced by ITC Entertainment and made history as it was the first […]

Cult TV Essentials: Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) aka My Partner the Ghost first transmitted during 1969 and 1970, is a British private detective television series starring Mike Pratt and Kenneth Cope as the private detectives Jeffrey Randall and Martin Hopkirk, respectively. The series was originally created by Dennis Spooner and produced by Monty Berman. […]

Cult TV Essentials: Ghost Squad

Ghost Squad, known as G.S.5 for its third series, was a crime drama series about an elite division of Scotland Yard that ran between 1961 and 1964. Each episode the Ghost Squad would investigate cases that fell outside the scope of normal police work. Despite the show and characters […]

Lucy Griffiths joins Preacher

Seth Rogen recently hinted on Twitter that the title role had been cast on his and Evan Goldberg’s upcoming AMC series adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s acclaimed comic book series Preacher, the talent in question remains a mystery – although rumours insist that it is Dominic […]

The Haitian will return in Heroes Reborn

According to Deadline, Jimmy Jean-Louis is set to reprise his role as The Haitian in Heroes Reborn. If you remember (intended), the Haitian has the ability to both erase people’s memories and block their powers. He joins the returning Jack Coleman and Masi Oka who also return for the series revival/reboot. “Heroes […]

Cocoa Fujiwara passes away aged 31

Cult Faction is sad to announce that manga creator Cocoa Fujiwara has passed away aged 31 years old. The news was broken on the official website for Square Enix’s monthly magazine Gangan Joker, who announced “manga creator Cocoa Fujiwara passed away on March 31. She was 31. Her funeral was already […]

Olivia Wilde to return in Tron 3

Walt Disney Pictures has announced they are moving forward with TRON 3 and have announced that Olivia Wilde will be reprising her role as Quorra!   She joins fellow returning lead Garret Hedlund, who is set to return as Sam Flynn. TRON: Legacy helmer Joseph Kosinski will also be back with plans […]