PBS’s “Masterpiece Mystery” has picked up a prequel to its popular "Inspector Morse" series, reports Deadline.com.
Called "Endeavour," the series is set in 1965 and stars Shaun Evans as a younger version of the iconic character played by Colin Dexter. The story will follow the investigation into a missing schoolgirl, which will bring Endeavour Morse to Oxford.
Another "Inspector Morse" spinoff is also slated to air on “Masterpiece,” with "Inspector Lewis" slated to start airing Sept. 4. "Inspector Lewis" stars Kevin Whately in the role he plays in "Inspector Morse," the story notes.