Sequel to 'Devil's Whore' is okayed
producers include Kevin Macdonald (“Touching the Void,” “Life in a Day,” and “The Last King of Scotland”). Channel 4’s new head of drama, Piers Wenger, also revealed two other commissions. “New World” is a sequel to English Civil War drama “The Devil’s Whore.” Produced by Company Pictures, it is a four-part skein penned by Peter Flannery and Martine Brant. “Dates” is a contempo saga about modern relationships from Bryan Elsley, creator of edgy U.K. teen drama “Skins.” Produced by Balloon Entertainment, it examines modern dating and relationships. MTV adapted “Skins” for the U.S. but the show was axed following poor ratings.