Wednesday, April 18, 2018

IAIN GLEN, KEELEY HAWES JOIN RUTH WILSON IN 'MRS WILSON' BBC PERIOD SET SERIES! SCARY NEW 'JURASSIC WORLD 2' TRAILER AND POSTER WITH CHRIS PRATT, BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD

'MRS WILSON'  BBC SERIES
KEELEY HAWES, IAIN GLEN JOIN RUTH WILSON IN NEW DRAMA
BBC has revealed full cast and 1st photo for their new three part period set drama MRS WILSON based on memoir of Ruth Wilson's (she plays the lead) grandmother and her family’s complicated history. Iain Glen, our dearest Keeley Hawes and Fiona Shaw will also star!
YOUR HUSBAND IS MY HUSBAND  
Set between 1940s and 1960s London, the series follows Alison Wilson, who thinks she is happily married until her husband dies and a woman turns up on her doorstep claiming that she is the real Mrs. Wilson. Alison is determined to
The series will on PBS Masterpiece in USA
prove the validity of her own marriage - and Alec’s (Iain Glen) love for her - but is instead led into a world of disturbing secrets. Alexander Wilson was a writer, spy and secret service officer who served in the First World War before moving to India to teach as a Professor of English Literature, where he began writing spy novels.

'JURASSIC WORLD 2' TRAILER  
BRINGS SCARY NEW DINOSAURS
Dinos are back this June!
And something entirely different, new posters and trailer have been revealed for JURASSIC WORLD 2: FALLEN KINGDOM alongside some new photos from Entertainment Weekly! The trailer shows some new dinosaurs revealing that the movie will be a horror as much as an adventure.

THE PARK IS GONE!
Out this June,  the movie is set four years after the Jurassic World theme park was closed down, and now Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) return to Isla Nubar to save the dinosaurs when they learn that a once dormant volcano on the island is active
The new movie reinvents the saga with new horror movie suspense
and is threatening to extinguish all life there. Along the way, Owen sets out to find Blue, his lead raptor, and discovers a conspiracy that could disrupt the
The movie was shot in the United Kingdom and on Hawaii
natural order of the entire planet. Life has found a way, again. Jeff Goldblum, utterly gorgeous Rafe Spall and Toby Jones also star.

IAN SOMERHALDER TO LEAD 'V-WARS' VAMPIRE SERIES FOR NETFLIX! 'IDEAL HOME' TRAILER WITH PAUL RUDD, STEVE COOGAN AS A VERY GAY COUPLE

IAN SOMERHALDER  
 TO LEAD 'V-WARS' AT NETFLIX
Ian has previously starred in Vampire Diaries
Netflix has ordered a ten episode small screen adaptation of Jonathan Mabbery's best selling book V-WARS and has set Ian Somerhalder as the lead star!
In the series that chronicles the first Vampire War, he will be Dr. Luther Swann, who enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael Fayne, into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. As the disease spreads and more people are transformed, society fractures into opposing camps pitting normal people against the growing number of these “vampires.” Swann races against time to understand what’s happening, while Fayne rises to become the powerful underground leader of the vampires.

  'IDEAL HOME'
SEES PAUL RUDD AND STEVE COOGAN BLISSFULLY GAY
The comedy has already played in Australian cinemas
First trailer and poster have been released for June 2018 comedy IDEAL HOME starring Paul Rudd, Steve Coogan and Jake McDorman.  In this hilarious comedy movie Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd star as Erasmus and Paul, a bickering gay couple whose life is turned inside out when a ten-year old boy shows up at their door claiming to be Erasmus' grandson. Neither Paul, nor Erasmus, are ready to give up their extravagant lifestyles to be parents, but maybe this little kid has thing or two to teach them about the value of family. Jake McDorman plays Erasmus' son who goes to jail and leaves his son to his father.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

PERIOD SET MONDAY: NEW CHARACTER PHOTOS FOR BBC'S VICTORIAN DRAMA 'WOMAN IN WHITE' WITH BEN HARDY, JESSIE BUCKLEY, DOUGRAY SCOTT, CHARLES DANCE! JULIAN FELLOWES WRITING 'THE ROTHSCHILDS' 19TH CENTURY SAGA


  'THE WOMAN IN WHITE'
NEW BBC SERIES WITH BEN HARDY AND JESSIE BUCKLEY
BBC has revealed new character photos from their five part TV adaptation of Wilkie Collins' THE WOMAN IN WHITEwhich starts airing this Sunday, April 22nd!
  IN THE WOMAN IN WHITE
 Walter Hartright (Ben Hardy), a young drawing master, encounters a ghostly woman dressed all in white on Hampstead Heath. He offers her
Young Ben Hardy leads the cast of the Victorian drama
assistance, but is later shocked to discover she has escaped from a lunatic asylum. The next day, Walter leaves London to take up a teaching post in the
Olivia Vinall and Jessie Buckley play the female leads in the series
village, working for Mr Frederick Fairlie (Charles Dance), where he learns of a connection between his charming pupils, Laura Fairlie (Olivia Vinall) and
Jessie Buckley returns to BBC after War and Peace and Taboo
Marian Halcombe (Jessie Buckley), and the mysterious woman in white: she’s known to the household as Anne Catherick, a mentally handicapped
We haven't seen Dougray Scott on BBC in a very long time!
child who grew up in the village. Over the next few months, Walter and Laura Fairlie fall deeply in love, however she is already promised in marriage to a
Charles Dance is Mr Frederick Fairlie in the series
baronet - Sir Percival Glyde (Dougray Scott). When Laura receives a vicious letter attacking Sir Percival, Walter thinks Anne, who has recently returned to
Art Malik plays Erasmus Nash in the series
the village, might be responsible. He confronts her, only to uncover a chilling truth about Laura’s betrothed – that it was he who put Anne in the asylum.



  'THE ROTHSCHILDS'
 JULIAN FELLOWES PENNING SERIES ON  THE RICHEST FAMILY
Downton Abbey's Julian Fellowes is going to produce a series on the richest family on Earth THE ROTHSCHILDS (they could apparently feed all
Sky Atlantic will produce the series
the starving people in the world and cure all the ill ones if they weren't evil, as they, allegedly own about 80% of all world's wealth! As 'Deadline' reports, he is writing the 19th century saga set against the backdrop of war and revolution. It tells the story of how the family became to possess the largest private fortune in the world. They gained pre-eminence in the bullion trade during the Napoleonic Wars between 1803 and 1815 and Nathan Mayer Rothschild almost single handedly financed the British war effort. It will also portray a story about human relationships, fraternal struggles for dominance, of brilliant but disenfranchised women, of generational conflict, of incestuous alliances and of forbidden love with outsiders.

Monday, April 16, 2018

PREMIUM SPOTLIGHT ON NEW PERIOD SET SERIES 'GENIUS: PICASSO' WITH ANTONIO BANDERAS! NEW CHARACTER POSTERS!

  'GENIUS: PICASSO'
ANTHOLOGY SERIES 2ND SEASON
In the first season of National Geographic anthology series GENIUS last year Geoffrey Rush played Einstein, and this year the second season
The series starts April 24th worldwide
will focus on Pablo Picasso with a whole new set of actors in addition to some of the characters that appeared in both of their lives! Today you can enjoy the posters with Antonio Banderas and the rest of the cast.

GENIUS: PICASO 
Set to air April 24th later this year on National Geographic, the new period set television series will see its ten episodes exploring how the famous Andalusian artist’s passionate nature and relentless creative drive were inextricably linked to his personal life, which included tumultuous marriages, numerous affairs and constantly shifting political and personal alliances. Picasso produced around 50,000 artworks during his life.

CHARACTER GALLERY
The cast is led by Antonio Banderas and Alex Rich who play the painter in his older and younger years. You will also watch Clémence Poésy (as French painter and author Francoise Gilot, who had two children with him), Robert Sheehan (as Carlos Casagemas, a poet, Picasso’s closest friend), Poppy Delevingne (as Picasso's lover and muse Marie Thérèse Walter, the mother of his first daughter Maya), Aisling Franciosi (as Fernande Olivier, a French artist and model who Picasso painted more than 60 portraits of) and Sebastian Roché (as Francoise’s tyrannical father)! Some of the stars from the first season will return to the cast like, for example, Samantha Colley who will again play Dora Maar! Seth Gabel is also in the cast. Check out the beautiful new trailer below:

Sunday, April 15, 2018

SF SATURDAY: JOHN KRASINSKI TO DIRECT 'LIFE ON MARS' SCIENCE FICTION THRILLER NEXT! 'GENESIS' SF MOVIE TRAILER WITH OLIVIA GRANT, JOHN HANNAH, ED STOPPARD

  JOHN KRASINSKI
TO HELM 'LIFE ON MARS'
A Quiet Place is getting near $100 million this week
While he is currently scoring an almost mind blowing success with the atmospheric horror movie A Quiet Place that he directed and is starring in with his wife Emily Blunt, John Krasinski is already planning another directorial project! This time it will be a galactic science fiction thriller!
As 'Hollywood Reporter' writes LIFE ON MARS will see him reteam with Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller in the movie adaptation of a short story by Cecil Castellucci titled We Have Always Lived on Mars that centres on a woman who is among a handful of descendants of a Martian colony long abandoned by Earth following a cataclysm. The woman one day finds she can breathe the air on Mars, upending her world and that of her fellow colonists.

  FIRST 'GENESIS' TRAILER
STARRING OLIVIA GRANT, JOHN HANNAH AND ED STOPPARD
Speaking of science fiction, check out the first trailer and posters for GENESIS which is out this July in United Kingdom and in USA this month.
Genesis is out this summer in Europe
Lead by gorgeous Olivia Grant, from our fave series Indian Summers, it  is the third feature from British writing and directing duo Bart Ruspoli & Freddie Hutton Mills

A BREATH OF MARS AIR 
The first in a sci-fi trilogy, GENESIS explores the nature of free will and what it means to be human, against a post apocalyptic backdrop where the remnants of mankind attempt to create A.I. to save them from extinction. The film also stars British thespians John
Olivia Grant and John Hannah lead the cast
Hannah and Ed Stoppard, alongside young actors Warren Brown, Rick Warden and William Snape! Check out the trailer below.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

PERIOD SET FRIDAY: 'MARY SHELLEY' TRAILER WITH ELLE FANNING, DOUGLAS BOUTH, TOM STURRIDGE, BEN HARDY! FIRST 'TOLKIEN' SET PHOTOS WITH NICHOLAS HOULT, LILY COLLINS

  FIRST 'TOLKIEN' PHOTOS WITH
NICHOLAS HOULT & LILY COLLINS
We are continuing with our updates on period set projects today as well with 1st photos from the sets of TOLKIEN a biopic which will follow the young days of the author of world's favourite epic fantasy saga Lord of the Rings, starring Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins.
THE FATHER OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS AND HOBBIT 
The movie explores the early life of J. R. R. TOLKIEN as he finds love, friendship and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts. When the horrors of World War I envelope Tolkien's life, they threaten to tear this
Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins play Tolkien and his wife
"fellowship" apart, and he questions the very meaning and purpose of his art. Instead, he finds a way to use these experiences as inspiration for his famous works, among them The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Lily Collins is his love and wife Edith Bratt who inspired the elven princesses from his sagas. Derek Jacobi and Anthony Boyle also star!

  'MARY SHELLEY' TRAILER
THE MOTHER OF FRANKENSTEIN!
The movie is out next month in USA
The first trailer has been released after many years of waiting for the first English language movie directed by a female Arabian director, MARY SHELLEY previously known as A Storm in the Stars and I must admit it doesn't look very special. It portrays the famous love affair between poet Percy Shelley (played by Douglas Booth) and 18 year old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (played by Elle Fanning with the most horrible British accent we've heard in a long time), which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein. Tom Sturridge is Lord Byron, with Ben Hardy, Maisie Williams, Jack Hickey and Joanne
Mary and Percy Shelley and Sturridge as Byron
Froggatt also in the cast which includes Hugh O'Connor as Coleridge! The movie is out May 25th in USA and in July in UK and around the world. 

Friday, April 13, 2018

PERIOD SET THURSDAY: EXCITING TRAILERS FOR HISTORICAL SERIES 'THE WOMAN IN WHITE' WITH JESSE BUCKLEY, DOUGRAY SCOTT, CHARLES DANCE, BEN HARDY, 'PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK' WITH NATALIE DORMER

  'PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK'
PERIOD SET DRAMA TRAILER
The series starts this May on Amazon Prime
Period set delights for you today, starting with the first trailer for Natalie Dormer's THE PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK which will, produced by Australian Foxtel, air on Amazon Prime and also on BBC in UK. This new reimagining of Joan Lindsay’s novel, will first premiere its six episodes in Australia on May 6th and then on May 25th at Amazon Prime.
 
 MYSTERY THRILLER
With the story set in the 1900 Natalie Dormer plays English headmistress Mrs Hester Appleyard (a woman whose dead husband instructs her daily life and whose peculiarities are surely hiding dark skeletons) in the drama which revolves around the mysterious disappearances of three schoolgirls and one teacher on Valentine’s Day. The complex, interwoven narrative follows the
Natalie Dormer plays the mysterious headmistress of the 1900 school
subsequent investigation and the event’s far reaching impact on the students, families and staff of Appleyard College, and on the nearby township.



  'THE WOMAN IN WHITE'
ATMOSPHERIC TRAILER IS HERE!
BBC has meanwhile released the first, rather atmospheric and exciting, trailer for their period set series THE WOMAN IN WHITE after those first
Women in White starts in two weeks on BBC
photos I showed you a few days ago. The five part Victorian saga will start airing in UK on BBC One Sunday April 22nd starring Jesse Buckley, Dougray Scott, Charles Dance and Ben Hardy.

 VICTO- RIAN MAD HOUSE
It starts in early Victorian London after Walter Hartright encounters a ghostly woman dressed in all white on a moonlit road, and then soon finds himself drawn into a mysterious and disturbing world. Romance, suspense, and danger combine as secrets come to the fore in the haunting tale of insanity and identity.
Jesse Buckley, right, leads the female part of the cast
Viewed by many as the first psychological thriller novel, THE WOMAN IN WHITE will take viewers on a chilling ride down the shadowy paths and corridors of English country houses and ultimately into the depths of the Victorian madhouse.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

DAVID S. GOYER TO PRODUCE ISAAC ASIMOV'S 'FOUNDATION' SF SAGA INTO TV SERIES! LIAM NEESON, LESLEY MANVILLE TO PAIR UP IN 'NORMAL PEOPLE'! 'OCCUPATION' SF ALIEN INVASION MOVIE SPECTACLE

  'NORMAL PEOPLE'
TO PAIR UP LIAM NEESON AND LESLEY MANVILLE!
Over at Cannes, a project that will try to find a studio is romantic movie NORMAL PEOPLE set to star Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson in lead
Lesley Manville will play the cancer stricken wife
roles. As 'Deadline' reports, the movie set to shoot this summer in Ireland, charts the story of a long married couple, Joan and Tom, who have an accumulated ease and deep tenderness to their relationship but when Joan is unexpected- ly diagnosed with breast cancer, the course of her treatment shines a light on their bond and exposes challenges arising from an uncertain future. Meanwhile, we're waiting for Hulu to air us the second season of Lesley's Harlots epic series!

ASIMOV'S 'FOUNDATION'
TO BECOME DAVID S. GOYER PRODUCED SF TV SERIES
A trilogy that influenced whole sf world
I told you last year that a television series is going to be made out of Isaac Asimov's sf classic FOUNDATION and it will be done by David S. Goyer who gave us Da Vinci's Demons and Krypton. And now it has been revealed that Apple is developing it with Skydance Television! The complex saga follows humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy, all living under the rule of the Galactic Empire. The protagonist is a psycho-historian who has an ability to read the future and foresees the empire’s imminent collapse. He sets out to save the knowledge of mankind from being wiped out. Most of the famous sf films have been heavily influenced by this trilogy.

  'OCCUPATION' TRAILER
ALIENS ARE COMING!
Occupation should hit cinemas this year
Speaking of science fiction, straight from Australia comes new sf action OCCUPATION which should invade cinemas sometime this year. You can check out new posters and trailer for the movie starring Dan Ewing, Temuera Morrison and Charles Terrier.  After their small Australian country town is annihilated by an overwhelming airborne attack, a group of civilians evade capture and discover they are now among the last remaining survivors of an extraterrestrial invasion engulfing the entire planet. As humanity falls under world-wide occupation, they form a home-grown army to fight back against vastly superior enemy forces. On the front lines of the battle for Earth, they are our last hope.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

BRILLIANT TRAILERS FOR 'THE MEG' WITH JASON STATHAM & PREHISTORIC MEGALADON SHARK, 'THE WIFE' WITH GLENN CLOSE, JONATHAN PRYCE, MAX IRONS, HARRY LLOYD

  'THE WIFE' TRAILER
WITH GLENN CLOSE, JONATHAN PRYCE, HARRY LLOYD, MAX IRONS
First posters and trailer have been released for September 2018 drama THE WIFE! Behind any great man, there's always a greater woman - and you're
The Wife is out this September in cinemas
about to meet her. It is crucial you get to know this woman - many of us already do and don't even realise it. Joan Castleman (Glenn Close): a highly intelligent, devoted wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humour. Their fateful pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises. And Joan's reached her breaking point. On the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work,
The movie is based on a Meg Wolitzer's novel
Joan's coup de grace is to confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and secret of his career. Harry Lloyd, Max Irons, Christian Slater also star.



  'THE MEG' TRAILER WITH
JASON STATHAM & LI BINGBING
While we're waiting for Dwayne Johnson's giant gorilla to attack box office this weekend in Rampage, Jason Statham's giant shark MEG has arrived
Meg is pleased to eat you this August!
with the first trailer and she is 'pleased to eat you' as the first poster says! This action underwater drama is a sort of an aquatic Jurrasic Park since the main villain is a prehistoric shark megalodon! Based on a Steve Alten book it is out this August !

A PRE HISTO- RIC MEGA- LODON! 
A deep-sea submersible, part of an international undersea observation program, has been attacked by a massive creature, previously thought to be extinct, and now lies disabled at the bottom of the deepest trench in the Pacific with its crew
The movie was shot over at New Zealand!
trapped inside. With time running out, expert deep sea rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) is recruited by a visionary Chinese oceanographer (Winston Chao), against the wishes of his daughter Suyin (Li Bingbing), to
Jason Statham and Li Bingbing lead the cast!
save the crew, and the ocean itself, from this unstoppable threat: a pre-historic 75 foot long shark known as the Megalodon. What no one could have imagined is that, years before, Taylor had encountered this same terrifying
It took more than 20 years for the book to find its way to the big screens
creature. Now, teamed with Suyin, he must confront his fears and risk his own life to save everyone trapped below… bringing him face to face once more with the greatest and largest predator of all time.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

1ST PHOTOS FROM BBC'S 19TH CENTURY GOTHIC SERIES 'WOMAN IN WHITE' WITH BEN HARDY, JESSIE BUCKLEY, CHARLES DANCE, DOUGRAY SCOTT! NEW 'SOLO: STAR WARS STORY' TRAILER WITH EMILIA CLARKE, DONALD GLOVER, ALDEN EHRENREICH

  'THE WOMAN IN WHITE'
NEW BBC SERIES WITH BEN HARDY AND JESSIE BUCKLEY
I reckon the series might air in two weeks
BBC has revealed 1st photos from their five part TV adaptation of Wilkie Collins' THE WOMAN IN WHITE! We're waiting for the first trailer!
  IN THE WOMAN IN WHITE
 Walter Hartright (Ben Hardy), a young drawing master, encounters a ghostly woman dressed all in white on Hampstead Heath. He offers her assistance, but is later shocked to discover she has escaped from a lunatic asylum. The next day, Walter leaves London to take up a teaching post in the village, working for Mr Frederick Fairlie (Charles
The series is based on the popular novel by Wilkie Collins
Dance), where he learns of a connection between his charming pupils, Laura Fairlie (Olivia Vinall) and Marian Halcombe (Jessie Buckley), and the mysterious woman in white: she’s known to the household as Anne Catherick,
Olivia Vinall and Jessie Buckley play the female leads in the series
a mentally handicapped child who grew up in the village. Over the next few months, Walter and Laura Fairlie fall deeply in love, however she is already promised in marriage to a baronet - Sir Percival Glyde (Dougray Scott).
Ben Hardy takes the lead for the first time in a BBC series
When Laura receives a vicious letter attacking Sir Percival, Walter thinks Anne, who has recently returned to the village, might be responsible. He confronts her, only to uncover a chilling truth about Laura’s betrothed – that it was he who put Anne in the asylum.

  'SOLO: STAR WARS STORY'
GETS A BRAND NEW TRAILER
Solo will first air at Cannes Film Festival
Disney has released a new trailer for their prequel movie SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY which will bring Han's origin story into cinemas May 25th! A rather doomed project which had to change its director in the middle of production and got mixed reaction for the first trailer and the choice of Alden Ehrenreich for the lead, is predicted to earn the lowest income of all Star Wars movies so far. Also starring Emilia Clarke as Qi'Ra, Woody Harrelson as Solo's mentor and Donald Glover as young Lando Calrissian, the movie will describe how Han Solo became the famed criminal of the galactic empire.
Chewbacca's wife is also set to appear in this one!
Opening first exclusively at Cannes Film Festival next month the science fiction adventure movie also stars Westworld's Thandie Newton