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, 22 April 2009

Entertainment news

  • Robert Redford will receive Promax/BDA's Lifetime Achievement Award [link]
  • Andrew Garfield, Richard Armitage and Hermione Norris will be presenting at the BAFTA TV awards. Nominees include Andrea Riseborough and Jason Isaacs. [link]
  • Ruined by Lynn Nottage won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama [link]
  • Toby Kebbell has joined the cast of The Sorcerer's Apprentice as Drake Stone, a celebrity illusionist [link]
  • Boardwalk Empire (starring Steve Buscemi and Kelly Macdonald) and Legally Mad (starring Hugh Bonneville and Charity Wakefield) are mentioned in an article about upcoming pilots (via ONTD) [link]
  • Kevin Smith is going to perform at the Carnegie Hall in June [link]
  • Felicity Jones will star in Ricky Gervais' film The Men at the Pru. Gervais is writing, directing and producing with Stephen Merchant. [link]
  • Pictures of Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan on the set of Never Let Me Go [link]
  • Mary and Max has recorded the highest second weekend for an Australian film for 2009 [link]
  • In the Loop
    • The film had a solid opening weekend at the UK box office [link]
    • Positive review from the Independent [link]
    • Will be screened at Tribeca [link]
  • Matthew Macfadyen will play the sheriff of Nottingham in the new Robin Hood movie [link]
  • The EMD cinema, in north-east London, which Alfred Hitchcock frequented when he was a child, is facing closure [link]
  • Charlie Kaufman interview [link]
  • Article about la nouvelle vague [link]
  • Bond 23 update from producer Michael G. Wilson [link]
  • Joseph Morgan and Stephen Campbell Moore will star in a miniseries adaptation of Ben Hur [link]

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