Misfits: Why did Iwan Rheon really leave Misfits as Simon Bellamy?

“But I have left now and look forward to doing exciting new things. The show must go on! X.” He also addressed his exit in 2012 to Red Carpet News, saying it was “quite weird” leaving Misfits behind. Rheon said: “It’s exciting for me, I get to do other things. That was the idea because […]

Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’ Series Adds ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Misfits’ Alumni to Cast Led By Ellen Page

Netflix’s newest comic book adaptation is only getting more super, with a cast rounded out with stars from Game of Thrones, Hamilton, Misfits, and more. The Umbrella Academy series has found its main cast, adding Tom Hopper as Luther, Emmy Raver-Lampman as Allison, David Castañeda as Diego, Robert Sheehan as Klaus, and Aidan Gallagher as Number Five. They join Ellen Page (who […]

Misfits And In-Betweeners

Marina Muun for BuzzFeed News I was 3 years old when my family moved us from our native Egypt to Toronto, and from that young age, I sensed Ramadan was an important time. I noticed that my parents weren’t eating or drinking from sunrise to sunset. The house grew still and quiet, but a certain […]

British Superhero Show ‘Misfits’ is Getting an American Remake on Freeform, Which is Probably a Bad Idea

The original Misfits wasn’t a spectacular show, but it was definitely a show the hooked and held onto your attention. Crude, violent, and bizarre, it felt like lightning in a bottle: a combination of a stellar cast, including a pre-Game of Thrones Iwan Rheon and a pre-Loving Ruth Negga, outlandish plots about teens who use their […]

Misfits Remake From iZombie EP Lands Pilot Order at Freeform, Casts Leads

Freeform is betting on some Misfits for its next potential series. The network has given a pilot order to an adaptation of the British cult fave superhero drama, from writer/producer Diane Ruggiero-Wright (iZombie, Veronica Mars), our sister site Deadline reports. RELATEDblack-ish Spinoff Gets 13-Episode Order at Freeform — and a New Title The project centers […]