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Producers Lab Toronto unveils 2015 line-up

24 August 2015 5:51 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The UK’s Hanan Kattan, Germany’s Peter Rommel and Canada’s Chantelle Kadyschuk  are among those selected for this year’s Producers Lab Toronto (Plt).

The 24 producers from Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will participate in the sixth edition of the networking platform, which will run Sept 9-12 during the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 10-20).

Plt is targeted at producers who have had previous experience in working on international co-productions and now have projects in the pipeline that could be interesting for the international market.

European producers

The ten European producers were selected by European Film Promotion’s member organisations from previous participants of its Cannes-based initiative Producers on the Move.

Together with her partner Shamim Sarif, Hanan Kattan has a presence in the UK and Canada with their Enlightenment Group of companies. Hattan produced Sarif’s three features, including Despite The Falling Snow, starring Charles Dance and Rebecca Ferguson, as well as »

- screen.berlin@googlemail.com (Martin Blaney)

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Discover The Origin Of The Monster & His Creation On U.K. Poster For Victor Frankenstein

20 August 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in a dynamic and thrilling twist on a legendary tale. Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (McAvoy) and his equally brilliant protégé Igor Strausman (Radcliffe) share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbreaking research into immortality. But Victor’s experiments go too far, and his obsession has horrifying consequences. Only Igor can bring his friend back from the brink of madness and save him from his monstrous creation. Victor Frankenstein features:  Daniel Radcliffe as Igor James McAvoy as Victor Frankenstein Jessica Brown Findlay as Lorelei Andrew Scott as Roderick Turpin Charles Dance in an undisclosed role Mark Gatiss as Dettweiler Callum Turner as Alistair Daniel Mays as Barnaby Victor Frankenstein unleashes the monster November 25 Follow @KingPatel7 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs. »

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15 of the most ridiculous Doctor Who rumours (that never came true)

13 August 2015 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Doctor Who returns to our screens in a little over a month - and you can read our 100% accurate guide to the new series right here.

But while it's always useful to have the facts, it's also great fun to indulge in some wild speculation - and Doctor Who has generated plenty of that over the years.

These are 15 of the most ridiculous rumours about the BBC's sci-fi smash that never came true - from Hollywood stars taking over the Tardis to an untimely exit for Peter Capaldi.

Warning: Contains perilously high levels of nonsense.

1. Jason Statham was in line to replace David Tennant

Reports emerged in early 2007 that professional tough guy Jason Statham was the BBC's top pick to play the 11th incarnation of our Time Lord, in what was pitched as Doctor Who "meets gangland".

"Doctor Who is still seen as a bit geeky but Jason will add »

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‘Childhood’s End’ Ep Matthew Graham: ‘It Would Be Crazy to Deviate from What Arthur C. Clarke Had Envisioned’

12 August 2015 2:02 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Matthew Graham, the writer and executive producer of Syfy’s upcoming miniseries “Childhood’s End,” laid to rest any fears that fans of the original Arthur C. Clarke novel may have had during the show’s TCA panel Wednesday. “It would be crazy to deviate from what Arthur C. Clarke envisioned,” Graham said. He also explained the choice behind casting “Game of Thrones” alum Charles Dance has the voice of alien leader Karellen. “It’s quite something to be fixed by Charles’ stare and his voice,” Graham said. “You needed somebody who felt like a global voice — a strong intergalactic leader, »

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‘Childhood’s End’ Miniseries To Premiere in December on Syfy

12 August 2015 12:01 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The miniseries adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s “Childhood’s End” has been given a December premiere date on Syfy, the cable network announced Wednesday. Charles Dance, Mike Vogel, Daisy Betts, Yael Stone, Julian McMahon, Osy Ikhile and Colm Meaney star in the six-part miniseries, which will air over three consecutive nights on Syfy, starting Monday, Dec. 14. “Childhood’s End” follows the peaceful invasion of Earth by the alien Overlords, who promise to eliminate poverty, war and sickness – ushering in a golden age of peace, health and security for all of humankind. Also Read: TheWrap's TV Stars and Showrunners Exclusive Portraits (Updating Photos) But. »

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Syfy Sets Dates for Childhood's End Adaptation and The Expanse

12 August 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Syfy’s adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s acclaimed novel Childhood’s End will premiere Monday, Dec. 14, the cabler has announced.

The six-hour event series will continue that Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 15 and 16, airing each night from 8 to 10 pm.

Adapted by Matthew Graham (creator of BBC’s Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes) and following the peaceful invasion of Earth by the alien Overlords who promise to eliminate poverty, war and sickness (hmmm…), the series’ cast is led by Mike Vogel (Under the Dome), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Daisy Betts (The Last Resort), Yael Stone (Orange Is the New Black »

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Syfy Sets Premiere Dates for ‘Childhood’s End,’ ‘The Expanse’

12 August 2015 11:57 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Syfy is doubling down with “Childhood’s End” and “The Expanse,” setting the projects to premiere back-to-back on Dec. 14.

“Childhood’s End” is a six-hour event series based on Arthur C. Clarke’s sci-fi novel and deals with what happens after alien Overlords take over and promise to eliminate poverty, war and sickness — but what do they ultimately want from Earth? It has a cast that includes Charles Dance, Mike Vogel, Daisy Betts, Yael Stone, Julian McMahon, Osy Ikhile and Colm Meaney.

It’s written and adapted by Matthew Graham, who exec produces along with Akiva Goldsman. Alissa Phillips is co-executive producer. It’s directed by Nick Hurran. The Universal Cable Productions series will air from 8 to 10 p.m. on Dec. 14, 15 and 16.

The Expanse,” which is based on Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck’s bestselling book series of the same name, is set 200 years in the future and explains that »

- Whitney Friedlander

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"Childhood's End," "Expanse" Premieres Set

12 August 2015 11:41 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Syfy has announced back-to-back premieres in December 14th for their high-profile mini-series adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke's sci-fi classic "Childhood's End" along with their new space series "The Expanse".

The six-hour "Childhood's End" event series will screen two episodes a night from 8-10pm on December 14th, 15th & 16th. Charles Dance, Mike Vogel, Daisy Betts, Yael Stone, Julian McMahon, Osy Ikhile and Colm Meaney star in the story of what happens after alien Overlords take over the Earth and promise to eliminate poverty, war and sickness.

"The Expanse" will kick off with a two-part premiere on December 14th and 15th at 10pm each night before sliding into its regular 10pm Tuesday slot from the following week. Based on Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck's bestselling book series, the story is set in a now colonized solar system.

The story follows a hardened detective (Thomas Jane) and a rogue ship's »

- Garth Franklin

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Win A Copy of Admiral On DVD And 42″ LG TV

29 July 2015 8:51 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Charles Dance (TV’s Game of Thrones, The Imitation Game) and Rutger Hauer (Sin City, Batman Begins) star in this epic adventure about a 17th century Dutch admiral, who must lead his fleet to defend his homeland from the terrorising forces of England.

Admiral Michiel de Ruyter is the most famous, and one of the most skilled admirals in Dutch history, most celebrated for his role in the Anglo-Dutch Wars of the 17th century. He was held in the highest esteem by his sailors and soldiers, who used the term Bestevaêr (Grandfather) for him, as a result of his disregard for hierarchy and his refusal to back away from risky and bold undertakings despite his usually reserved and calculated nature.

We are giving one lucky reader the chance to win Admiral on DVD due to be released on 3rd August 2015. The winner will also receive a LG 42″ inch entry Led full HD TV, »

- Laura Holmes

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'Game of Thrones' Season 6: Jon Snow Actor Returns to Filming Location

22 July 2015 5:35 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Never mind Kit Harington's hair, this is the real reason why the Jon Snow rumors won't stay dead. As Watchers on the Wall noted, "Game of Thrones" Season 6 starts filming this week, and Kit -- who is being stalked for Jon Snow spoilers, bless him -- was once again spotted on a flight to Belfast, Northern Ireland, a key location for GoT production. One of the site's readers, who was on the flight from London to Belfast, spotted both Kit and Tom Wlaschiha (Jaqen H'ghar).

Kit Harington is in Belfast Again; plus, Irish actor joins Game of Thrones http://t.co/Ka389PuBzg #gameofthrones pic.twitter.com/J9snWHg4bB

- Watchers on the Wall (@WatchersOTWall) July 21, 2015

It would be one thing if this was the only time Kit was seen. Then maybe you could argue that he was returning to film a dead body scene, ala Charles Dance for Tywin Lannister. »

- Gina Carbone

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Childhood’S End (2015) TV Mini-Series Trailers: Earth Ruled by Overlords [Syfy]

16 July 2015 1:40 PM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  Childhood’s End Promos. Syfy‘s  Childhood’s End (2015) TV mini-series trailers entitled ‘The Golden Age’ and ‘Exclusive’ respectively star Charles Dance, Mike Vogel, Jacob Holt, Hayley Magnus, and Colm Meaney. Childhood’s End‘s plot synopsis: based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke, “Childhood’s End follows the peaceful alien invasion of [...]

Continue reading: Childhood’S End (2015) TV Mini-Series Trailers: Earth Ruled by Overlords [Syfy] »

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Real Imitation Game Enigma coding machine sells for £150k

16 July 2015 5:26 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

One of the last Enigma coding machines that the Nazis used to send encrypted messages during the Second World War has sold at auction.

The device was valued between £50,000 and £70,000 but sold for a whooping £149,000, Sotheby's told BBC News.

It's thought that the recent Imitation Game movie helped boost the Enigma's value, although it doesn't beat the $269,000 (£172,350) paid for another model in April.

The Nazis believed the Enigma machines were impossible to crack with 159,000,000,000,000,000,000 possible settings.

However, British scientist Alan Turing developed a machine of his own, the Bombe, to decipher the codes.

During the war, around 100,000 Engimas were in use but the Nazis destroyed most of them as they retreated.

Turing was played by Benedict Cumberbatch in the 2014 feature, alongside Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Charles Dance and Mark Strong. Watch a trailer below: »

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50 forgotten sci-fi films from the 1990s

16 July 2015 3:25 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

We may remember Independence Day, The Matrix, The Phantom Menace. But what about these forgotten 90s sci-fi films? And are any worth seeing?

Think back to the science fiction cinema of the 1990s, and some of the decade's biggest box-office hits will immediately spring to mind: The Phantom Menace, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Men In Black, Armageddon and Terminator 2 were all in the top 20 most lucrative films of the era.

But what about the sci-fi films of the 1990s that failed to make even close to the same cultural and financial impact of those big hitters? These are the films this list is devoted to - the flops, the straight-to-video releases, the low-budget and critically-derided. We've picked 50 live-action films that fit these criteria, and dug them up to see whether they're still worth watching in the 21st century.

So here's a mix of everything from hidden classics to forgettable dreck, »

- ryanlambie

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Watch: Pride And Prejudice And Zombie Cast Plays “Would You Rather”

14 July 2015 9:36 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

I’ve been working on a brand new game to add to the rotation and got the opportunity to give it a go last week at San Diego Comic-Con. Welcome to the very first edition of Collider’s movie-themed “Would You Rather!” The goal is to have some fun, but a top priority of the game is also to give a little insight into how a filmmaker likes to work, his or her on-set preferences, etc. Shortly after the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Hall H panel, I got the opportunity to sit down with Matt Smith who plays Mr. Collins and Jack Huston who plays Wickham. Lily James leads the adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith book as Elizabeth Bennet. She’s basically the same Elizabeth Bennet featured in the original Jane Austen novel except for the fact that she and her four sisters, Lydia (Ellie Bamber), Mary (Millie Brady »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Lifetime, BBC One Co-Producing Agatha Christie Mini Starring Charles Dance, Aidan Turner

13 July 2015 12:44 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Lifetime has signed onto co-produce with BBC One a miniseries based on the Agatha Christie murder mystery novel “And Then There Were None.”

The series is set on the brink of world war in 1939 England and follows 10 strangers with dubious pasts who are lured to Soldier Island, an isolated rock near southern England’s Devon coast. Cut off from the mainland, the travelers learn that their host is mysteriously absent and that they are each accused of a terrible crime. As members of the party start to die mysteriously, the survivors realize they may be harboring a murderer among their number.

BBC announced the project in February.

The adaptation is penned by Sarah Phelps (“The Casual Vacancy,” “Great Expectations”) and stars Douglas Booth, Charles Dance, Maeve Dermody, Burn Gorman, Anna Maxwell Martin, Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson, Toby Stephens, Noah Taylor and Aidan Turner.

Abi Bach is producing. Exec producers are »

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Major TV Cast Lines Up For Christie's "None"

13 July 2015 10:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

To coincide with Agatha Christie's 125th anniversary, BBC One and Lifetime are teaming up for an all-star mini-series based on arguably the Grand Dame of mystery's most famous work - "And Then There Were None".

Set on the eve of World War Two, the story follows ten strangers with dubious pasts who are lured to an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, their host is mysteriously absent.

A recording starts with each accused of a terrible crime. As each member of the party starts to mysteriously die one-by-one every few hours, the survivors realise one of them is a killer and start to turn on each other.

This time out the ensemble will be: Charles Dance ("Game of Thrones"), Sam Neill ("Jurassic Park"), Toby Stephens ("Black Sails"), Aidan Turner ("The Hobbit"), Miranda Richardson ("Harry Potter"), Anna Maxwell Martin ("The Bletchley Circle »

- Garth Franklin

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Lily James And Bella Heathcote In Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Photos; Cast At Comic-Con Panel

11 July 2015 6:09 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Here’s a first look at new photos from Sony Pictures’ Pride And Prejudice And Zombies.

The cast were at Comic-Con’s Hall H for a panel discussion on the film.

“Fiercer.” – Lily James on the difference between the #PPZmovie version of Elizabeth Bennet and the Austen version. pic.twitter.com/cbMQFEyktg

— Ppz Movie (@PPZmovie) July 11, 2015

Bella Heathcote, Jack Huston, Sam Riley, Matt Smith, Lily James and Douglas Booth seen at Screen Gems’ “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” Presentation at 2015 Comic-Con on Saturday, July 11, 2015, in San Diego.

Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Screen Gems/AP Images

The film stars Lily JamesSam RileyJack HustonBella HeathcoteDouglas Booth with Matt SmithCharles Dance and Lena Headey.

A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty »

- Michelle McCue

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Aidan Turner to star in And Then There Were None

11 July 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Aidan Turner is to star in the TV adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel 'And Then There Were None'. The 'Poldark' heartthrob has been cast as ex-mercenary Philip Lombard in BBC One's upcoming adaptation of the best-selling crime novel. The 32-year-old actor's character is one of 10 strangers invited by a mystery host to Soldier's Island off the coast of Devon where each of them is accused of a terrible crime before they're slowly picked off one by one. Turner joins a star-studded cast which includes 'The Riot Club' actor Douglas Booth, Charles Dance, Miranda Richardson, Anna Maxwell Martin and 'Jurassic Park's Sam Neill. The »

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Poldark's Aidan Turner back on BBC1 in Agatha Christie adaptation

10 July 2015 2:30 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

TV version of And Then There Were None will also star Charles Dance, Sam Neill and Miranda Richardson and be a highlight of Christmas schedule

Poldark’s Aidan Turner, famed for his topless scything in the Sunday night drama, will return to BBC1 to star in an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None.

Producers say this is the first time the book has been adapted into a British TV series. The drama is expected to be a centrepiece of the broadcaster’s Christmas schedule this year.

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- Paul Revoir

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Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None is coming to BBC One: Cast revealed

10 July 2015 2:30 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

BBC One's adaptation of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None has gone into production, with an all-star cast including Douglas Booth, Sam Neill and Aiden Turner.

The story is the best-selling crime novel of all time with 100 million copies sold across the globe. It will be adapted into a three-part series by Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy, Great Expectations).

Set in 1939, ten strangers are invited to Soldier Island off the Devon coast where all are accused of terrible crimes.

When one is killed, the group must come to terms with and investigate a possible murderer amongst them.

Amongst the group are "a reckless playboy, a troubled Harley Street doctor, a formidable judge, an uncouth detective, an unscrupulous mercenary, a God-fearing spinster, two restless servants, a highly decorated general and an anxious secretary".

Joining Booth, Neill and Turner are Charles Dance, Burn Gorman and Anna Maxwell Martin.

Completing the cast are Miranda Richardson, »

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