My blog has quite a lot of posts about Samuel West (Julius Caesar, On Chesil Beach and Darkest Hour) and Charles Edwards (My Fair Lady Australian tour and Henry IX).

Wednesday, 4 February 2009

Entertainment news

  • Photoshoot by Ellis Parrinder for BAFTA that includes people like Gemma Arterton, Noel Clarke and Hayley Atwell 1|2
  • Olivier awards nominations [link]
  • Terry Gilliam is going to receive a BAFTA fellowship [link]
  • An Ernest Hemingway biopic is in development [link]
  • DGA awards winners [link]
  • Hopefully Silence, an adaptation of a Shusako Endo novel, will be Martin Scorsese's next movie. Daniel Day-Lewis and Benicio Del Toro are in talks to star. [link]
  • Rupert Friend, Ioan Gruffudd, Natascha McElhone and Liam Cunningham will star in The Kid directed by Nick Moran [link]
  • Tilda Swinton has been nominated for a BAFTA (Supporting Actress). Also, previously announced was Rebecca Hall for the Orange Rising Star award. The full list of nominations is here.
  • American TV channels may need to reconsider the lengths of their series (via televisionary) [link]
  • Casting update for Martin Scorsese's HBO pilot Boardwalk Empire, which stars Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald and Michael Pitt [link]
  • Leading British distributors including All3Media International, Endemol U.K., FremantleMedia, RDF and BBC Worldwide have joined forces with the government to create the Television Export Group, a body aimed at helping them break into new overseas markets [link]
  • Rafe Spall, Tom Hollander, Aidan Turner, Zoe Tapper and Samuel Barnett will star in Desperate Romantics by Peter Bowker for BBC2 (via The Medium is Not Enough) [link]
  • Tilda Swinton won the award for Best Actress at the Evening Standard Film Awards [link]
  • Big Finish is going to produce some Robin Hood audiobooks [link]
  • Carey Mulligan interviews about An Education which also stars Rosamund Pike and Dominic Cooper (via ontd) 1|2
  • Vanity Fair's 2009 Hollywood portfolio [link]

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