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Lifetime’s Four-Hour Event ‘The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe,’ Airs May 30, 31

30 March 2015 10:18 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

TV Picks: Kelli Garner plays the legendary star Marilyn Monroe in Lifetime’s four-hour event The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (#TheSecretLifeOfMarilynMonroe) premiering Saturday, May 30, and Sunday, May 31, at 9pm Et/Pt. The miniseries, which uncovers many closely-guarded secrets the blonde bombshell kept from the public, also stars Academy Award® winner Susan Sarandon as Marilyn’s biggest secret of all, her mother Gladys, long institutionalized for mental illness. Academy Award® and Golden Globe® Award nominee Emily Watson and Jeffrey Dean Morgan also headline the cast while Sarandon’s daughter Eva Amurri Martino plays Gladys in her youth. Watson portrays Grace McKee, Marilyn’s […] »

- April Neale

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Eduardo Verastegui Sets ‘Little Boy’ Promotion for World War II Vets

22 March 2015 5:44 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Eduardo Verastegui, a producer and star of Open Road’s upcoming film “Little Boy,” is offering World War II veterans free tickets to the film, Variety has learned exclusively.

“The freedom that Americans enjoy is because of the sacrifices of these valiant men and women,” said Verastegui. “In light of that, I would like to give two tickets to World War II veterans to thank them and so they can experience the healing power of ‘Little Boy.’”

Little Boy” is the story of a young boy who sets out to achieve the impossible: to bring his father back from World War II. The film is narrated in the present day by the boy’s adult self, looking back at his childhood in the fictional 1940s-era town of O’Hare, Calif.

More than 16 million Americans served in World War II. It’s estimated that 855,000 of them are still alive.

Tickets are available through Verastegui’s www. »

- Dave McNary

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‘Diary of a Teenage Girl’ Star Joins Elle Fanning in New Movie (Exclusive)

20 March 2015 1:20 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Bel Powley, star of “Diary of a Teenage Girl,” will join Elle Fanning in period romance “A Storm in the Stars,” to be directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.

Amy Baer will produce the film for Gidden Media. Joannie Burstein and Rebecca Miller are executive producing.

Emma Jensen’s screenplay centers on the love affair between the charismatic poet Percy Shelley and the brilliant 18-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin. That tumultuous relationship ultimately inspired her to write “Frankenstein.”

Powley will portray Claire Clairmont, Mary’s stepsister who has a hunger for attention and complicates Mary and Percy’s relationship when she moves in with them.

“Bel is fearless and immensely talented,” Baer said. “She immediately understood Claire – a complicated young woman who struggled in the shadow of her stepsister.”

Sony Pictures Classics picked up North American rights to “Diary of a Teenage Girl” at Sundance for $2 million. The movie, written and directed by Marielle Heller, »

- Dave McNary

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Wonderful First Trailer For Julian Jarrold’s ‘A Royal Night Out’

16 March 2015 12:55 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

This trailer has almost sped by without me noticing but I think it deserves a wider audience as A Royal Night Out looks set to delve into the history of our Queen Elizabeth but also fitting perfectly in with the 70th Anniversary of V.E. Day this year.

The film is set on V.E. Day, 1945 and across the world, people are celebrating the end of the war. Two teenage sisters are allowed out at night for the first time to join the party but these two young souls aren’t your every day youth, their home is Buckingham Palace and our two teenagers are Princess Margaret (Bel Powley) and the future Queen of England, Elizabeth II, played by Sarah Gadon.

Based on untold true events and directed by Julian Jarrold, A Royal Night Out looks like a lot of fun and feels like it’s got a good heart, »

- Dan Bullock

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Watch Kevin James in World War II comedy-drama Little Boy trailer

6 March 2015 3:32 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A new trailer for war comedy-drama Little Boy has debuted.

The forthcoming movie is centred on a 7-year-old boy who desperately wants to end World War II so his father can come home.

Little Boy is being brought to the screen by Bella director Alejandro Monteverde.

The film features an ensemble cast of esteemed actors, including Testament of Youth actress Emily Watson, Selma actor Tom Wilkinson, Here Comes the Boom star Kevin James and Cinderella's Ben Chaplin.

Ali Landry, Ted Levine, Toby Huss, Michael Rapaport and David Henrie also have supporting roles in Little Boy.

Little Boy opens on April 24 in the Us. No UK release date has been set. »

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Hannibal Season 3 to Premiere on June 4th

6 March 2015 1:59 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Mark your calendars, make your dinner party arrangements, and sharpen your carving knives: NBC's Hannibal Season 3 will premiere on Thursday, June 4th, at 10:00pm Est.

The announcement was made via the show's Facebook page, on which a photo of the cycle-riding, on-the-run (presumably in Florence, Italy) Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) was posted (image shown below).

It was recently revealed that Zachary Quinto will star in a minimum of one episode in the upcoming third season of Hannibal. Quinto (NBC's The Slap, Spock in Star Trek: Into Darkness, American Horror Story: Asylum, Heroes) will play a "patient of Bedelia’s (Gillian Anderson)."

In other, previously announced Hannibal Season 3 casting news, it was revealed in late January that Glenn Fleshler (True Detective) will play Cordell Doemling, a familiar name to fans of Thomas Harris' books and the Hannibal Lecter movies. For those unfamiliar, Cordell Doemling is the verbally »

- Derek Anderson

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Walden to Co-Finance Steven Spielberg’s ‘BFG’ With DreamWorks

5 March 2015 3:00 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Walden Media will co-finance and co-produce DreamWorks Studios’ “The BFG” with Steven Spielberg starting the shoot later this month.

Mark Rylance was cast in October as the titular benevolent giant in “The BFG,” an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s novel. Newcomer Ruby Barnhill has been cast as Sophie.

Published in 1982, “The Bfg” — short for Big Friendly Giant — tells the tale of a young girl, the Queen of England and the Bfg, who set out on an adventure to capture the evil, man-eating giants who have been invading the human world. The movie will open in U.S. theaters on July 1, 2016.

DreamWorks acquired movie rights to the book in 2010 after Kathleen Kennedy brought it to the company. Melissa Mathison, who teamed with Spielberg and Kennedy on “E.T.,” wrote the screenplay.

Producers are Spielberg, Frank Marshall and Sam Mercer. Kennedy, John Madden and Michael Siegel are exec producing. Kristie Macosko Krieger »

- Dave McNary

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Little Boy Trailer – Do You Believe You Can Do This?

5 March 2015 10:23 AM, PST | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

On April 24th, sappy, beautiful goodness is going to see if it can’t push through, and get your heart to grow three sizes in something like 90 minutes.

Little Boy, an inventive yarn in the grand tradition of just generally wild and impossible yarns, tells the story of a boy who just wants his father to come home from World War II, and really, really believes he can bring him back himself.

With an amazing cast, including: Emily Watson, Michael Rappaport, Tom Wilkinson, Jakob Salvati, and Ben Chaplin, and direction by Alejandro Monteverde (the fantastic, and woefully under-appreciated Bella), Little Boy is poised to be the surprise hit of early part of the year.

Make sure you check the trailer above, and mark your calendar.

Little Boy is a powerful and moving film about a little boy who is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive. »

- Marc Eastman

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Watch: Believe the Impossible In New Trailer For 'Little Boy'

5 March 2015 7:50 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In films like "Birdman," "Lucy" and even the "X-Men" franchise, adults use special powers to move objects with their minds, usually to somewhat disastrous results. "Little Boy" is more "Matilda" than any of these, endowing the titular little boy with telekinesis just after his father leaves to fight in World War II. With his newly discovered abilities, the support of his family and his faith in himself, the little boy is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his father home, even if it means ending the war itself. "Little Boy" stars Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson and Kevin James. Released by Open Road Films, it opens on April 24. Read More: Would You Pay $15 For Stand-Alone HBOGo? »

- Elizabeth Logan

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Watch Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson In Inspirational Trailer For Little Boy

4 March 2015 2:27 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Watch the trailer for the upcoming film Little Boy.

Little Boy is a powerful and moving film about a little boy who is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive. The heartwarming story will capture your heart and lift your spirits as it reveals the indescribable love a little boy has for his father and the love a father has for his son.

Set in the 1940s, Little Boy is an instant cinematic classic that captures the wonder of life through the eyes of a 7- year-old little boy. Written and directed by Smithsonian Institute Award winning director Alejandro Monteverde, Little Boy highlights themes of faith, hope and love in the face of adversity.

A moviegoing experience for all ages, Little Boy features an all-star cast/crew including Oscar nominated actors Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson as well as Ben Chaplin, »

- Michelle McCue

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Horror Round-Up: Zachary Quinto in Hannibal Season 3, Famous Monsters Comic Book Division, Cinedigm and Wizard World’s CONtv Launches

4 March 2015 2:05 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Welcome to another horror round-up! Hannibal fans have a big guest star to look forward to seeing in season three, the legendary Famous Monsters magazine is expanding with a comic book division, American Gothic Press, and Cinedigm and Wizard World have cult shows, beloved classics, and plenty of new content for viewers to enjoy with their just-launched CONtv digital network.

Hannibal Season 3: Entertainment Weekly reports that Zachary Quinto will star in a minimum of one episode in the upcoming third season of NBC's Hannibal. Quinto (NBC's The Slap, Spock in Star Trek: Into Darkness, American Horror Story: Asylum, Heroes) will play a "patient of Bedelia’s (Gillian Anderson)."

In other, previously announced Hannibal Season 3 casting news, it was revealed in late January that Glenn Fleshler (True Detective) will play Cordell Doemling, a familiar name to fans of Thomas Harris' books and the Hannibal Lecter movies. For those unfamiliar, »

- Derek Anderson

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Casting: Gellar, Martin, Denman, Watson

4 March 2015 6:36 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Star Wars: Rebels

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Sarah Michelle Gellar has joined the voice cast of Disney Xd's "Star Wars: Rebels" for its second season which is currently in production. The series recently wrapped its first season.

Details on which character Gellar will voice are being kept under wraps, but it is said to be pivotal. She'll join a cast that includes Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Tiya Sircar, Taylor Gray and David Oyelowo. [Source: The Live Feed]

Billy Lynn's Halftime Walk

Steve Martin is set to join the cast of the Ang Lee-directed "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" for TriStar Pictures. Joe Alwyn is set as the title character and Garrett Hedlund is in line for another key role in the project which begins shooting next month.

An adaptation of the Ben Fountain novel, the story follows a 19-year-old private who survives a harrowing Iraq battle that is captured by news cameras. »

- Garth Franklin

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TVLine Items: Garfunkel & Oates Axed, Originals' New Witch and More

3 March 2015 12:20 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Here’s some news Garfunkel & Oates won’t be singing about: IFC has cancelled the comedy series after one season, our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedCable Renewal Scorecard 2015: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

The show centered around the personal and professional lives of female comedy-folk duo Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel) and Kate Micucci (Oates), who performed satirical — and sometimes dirty — songs.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Heather Graham (Flowers In the Attic) will play the third wife of Eric McCormack’s character in Fox’s family dramedy pilot Studio City, »

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First picture of Anthony Hopkins & Ian McKellen in The Dresser

3 March 2015 8:50 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The first picture of Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen in the BBC's The Dresser has been released.

The actors are starring in Richard Eyre's TV adaptation of the Ronald Harwood play alongside Emily Watson, Sarah Lancashire and Edward Fox.

The play is set one night during World World Two as a theatre company puts on King Lear, but with main actor Sir missing and no-one with any idea of where he is, it falls to his dresser Norman to keep the production going - with or without Sir.

Both Hopkins and McKellen have played Lear on stage and are both renowned for their Shakespearean roles, but this is the first time the pair have shared a screen together.

Ben Stephenson, Controller BBC Drama Commissioning, said: "To bring such incredible and world class talent together for The Dresser is testament to Ronald's wonderful play which is as current and »

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Emily Watson Joins Anthony Hopkins, Ian McKellen in ‘The Dresser’

3 March 2015 8:25 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

London — Emily Watson, who was Oscar nominated for “Hilary and Jackie” and “Breaking the Waves,” has joined the cast of Starz and the BBC’s TV movie “The Dresser,” which stars Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen.

Starz and the BBC have released the first image from the production, which director Richard Eyre is shooting in and around London. Colin Callender is producing, alongside Sonia Friedman.

Watson, whose recent credits include “The Theory of Everything,” plays the part of “Her Ladyship,” while Sarah Lancashire, who is best known for “Happy Valley” and “Last Tango in Halifax,” also joins the cast, as stage manager Madge.

Also in the cast are Vanessa Kirby as Irene, Edward Fox as Thornton, Tom Brooke as Oxenby/Edmond, John Ashton as Gloucester, Ian Conningham as Kent, Annalisa Rossi as Goneril, Helen Bradbury as Regan, Carl Sanderson as Cornwall, Matthew Cottle as Albany, and Martin Chamberlain as “Gentleman. »

- Leo Barraclough

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Production Starts On Starz & BBC Co-Production ‘The Dresser’

3 March 2015 8:20 AM, PST | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Ian McKellan and Anthony Hopkins have a new effort for Starz and BBC, and The Dresser is now in production.

The made-for-television film based on the famous play is loaded with stars, and is going to be one of the most interesting efforts to come along in quite some time. At least, if the cast itself can be taken as grounds for extremely high hopes. McKellan and Hopkins are perfect for the roles, and the story has proven itself, not only as a great story, but one that holds up over time.

Get all the details below, and make sure you watch out for this one.


Starz, in partnership with the BBC, today announced that production has officially begun on the movie for television “The Dresser,” an adaptation of Ronald Harwood’s play, to be directed by Richard Eyre (Notes on a Scandal, Iris). The production will film in and around London. »

- Marc Eastman

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Emily Watson Joins Ian McKellen & Anthony Hopkins In ‘The Dresser’ For BBC/Starz

3 March 2015 7:41 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Production has begun in London on BBC Two/Starz drama The Dresser. Richard Eyre is directing the adaptation of Ronald Harwood's classic portrait of theater life backstage. Teaming for the first time on screen, Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins star. The two-hour TV movie has also now added Emily Watson, Happy Valley‘s Sarah Lancashire and Edward Fox — who appeared in the 1983 Oscar-nominated Peter Yates version of The Dresser that starred Albert Finney and Tom Courtenay… »

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Check out the new trailer for the UK’s ‘A Royal Night Out’

24 February 2015 1:53 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

A Royal Night Out

If you ever wondered what would happen if Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret went out for a night on the town and got into all kinds of comical trouble, then you’ll want to check out the latest film by director Julian Jarrold. A Royal Night Out follows the young Queen and her sister as they get a one night leave from Buckingham Palace to celebrate with the common folk in London. The film features the talent Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett, and Jack Reynor. Although the film hit some casting hiccups along the way, with people like Dakota Fanning and Jeremy Irvine having been attached, and unattached, to the project at various filming points, this talented cast promises to be a hoot.

While there’s no word as to whether A Royal Night Out will be coming to North American cinemas, »

- Caitlin Marceau

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Watch: First Trailer For 'A Royal Night Out' Starring Sarah Gadon, Emily Watson, Jack Reynor, And More

24 February 2015 5:05 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

A movie that for a long time seemed stuck in development with folks like Dakota Fanning, Juno Temple, Olivia Williams, Paddy Considine, and Jeremy Irvine attached at various points, "A Royal Night Out" eventually rolled in front of cameras with a no less promising ensemble of actors. And the result looks like a pretty frothy little period piece that's a bit of spirited fun. Julian Jarrold ("Kinky Boots," "Becoming Jane," "Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974") directs Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett, and Jack Reynor in this comedy that takes place just at the close of World War II, and follows the teenage Princess Margaret and the future queen of England, Elizabeth II as they are granted one night from Buckingham Palace to join a celebrating London. And of course, comedic misadventure follows as they step out of the royal world they've always known »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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A Royal Night Out: The Queen parties with the public in first trailer

24 February 2015 2:15 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The first trailer for A Royal Night Out has been unveiled.

The British drama follows Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret as they party with the public during the historic Ve Day celebrations in 1945.

Rupert Everett and Emily Watson star as King George and Queen Elizabeth, with Sarah Gadon and Bel Powley starring as the princesses.

Transformers: Age of Extinction's Jack Reynor also stars as Jack, a man who the princesses meet during their time outside the gates of Buckingham Palace.

A Royal Night Out is based on true events, which saw the young princesses granted permission to mingle with the British people following the end of the Second World War.

The movie is directed by Julian Jarrold from a script penned by Trevor De Silva and Kevin Hood. Robert Bernstein and Douglas Rae produced the project for Ecosse Films.

A Royal Night Out will be released in UK cinemas »

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