5 items from 2013
Side by Side, 2013.
Directed by Arthur Landon.
Side by Side is the story of the unique bond that exists between a brother and a sister. After a rough couple of years, the pair face spending the rest of their childhood apart resulting in the pair of them running away in search of the only person who can keep their family together.
The first thing that strikes you about Side by Side is that it feels like a story that your parents would read to you when you were a child. An old fashioned tale of two children on an adventure into the unknown – perfect bedtime reading, even if you’re an adult.
The story starts with the older sibling Lauren Buckle being pressured into signing a contract with her agent that’ll set her up »
- Gary Collinson
2 May 2013 3:34 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
London – Oscar winner Jim Broadbent has signed on to star in the second installment of screenwriter Chris Chibnall's two-part TV movie The Great Train Robbery for BBC One. Broadbent will star as Tommy Butler, alongside Robert Glenister (Hustle), Tom Chambers (Waterloo Road), Tim Pigott-Smith (The Hour), Tom Beard (Hunted), James Wilby (Titanic) and James Fox (Charlie And The Chocolate Factory). James Strong, who teamed with Chibnall on United and Broadchurch, will direct second installment, titled A Copper's Tale, and made by World Productions for BBC One. Story: Roland Emmerich Developing 'Lawrence of Arabia' Mini-Series for Fremantle The so-called "great train robbery"
- Stuart Kemp
Jim Broadbent is to lead the cast of BBC One's second Great Train Robbery film.
Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall's latest project is composed of two TV movies - the first, 'A Robber's Tale', will star Fast & Furious 6 actor Luke Evans as Bruce Reynolds, the mastermind behind the famous heist.
Oscar winner Broadbent will star in the second instalment, 'A Copper's Tale', as Tommy Butler - the detective charged with bringing the thieves to justice.
"I'm thrilled to be part the Great Train Robbery film," said the 63-year-old. "I have such strong memories of the massive impact of the actual robbery and it is wonderful to find out from the script so much of the real story.
"Tommy Butler is a fascinating copper of the old school and I anticipate great fun playing him."
Chibnall added: "I've enviously watched Jim's work on other writers' scripts for years and I have »
Oscar winner Jim Broadbent will play Tommy Butler, the detective who relentlessly sought to bring the gang behind the infamous August 8, 1963 robbery of a Royal Mail train to justice. The BBC‘s two-part drama The Great Train Robbery kicks off with The Robbers’ Tale, the story of how the heist was planned and executed. Luke Evans will play Bruce Reynolds, the mastermind behind the heist. The second part, A Coppers’ Tale, will feature Broadbent leading the Scotland Yard team Butler assembled to bring the thieves to justice in a race against time. Also joining A Coppers’ Tale are Tim Pigott-Smith (Downton Abbey, Alice In Wonderland), Robert Glenister (Law & Order: UK, Hustle), Tom Chambers (Waterloo Road), Tom Beard (Salmon Fishing In The Yemen), James Wilby (Titanic) and James Fox (W.E., Utopia). Created by Broadchurch and Camelot exec producer Chris Chibnall, the films are produced by World Productions for BBC One. Part »
- NANCY TARTAGLIONE, International Editor
Oscar-winning actor Jim Broadbent is set join the BBC drama where he'll play the detective who battled to bring the gang behind the August 9th, 1963 Royal Mail train robbery to justice. The first part called "The Robbers Tale" tells of how the heist was planned and executive with Luke Evans starring as Bruce Reynolds, the mastermind. The second part "A Coppers' Tale" has Broadbent assembling a team from Scotland Yard to take the thieves down. Also boarding the second part are Downton Abbey's Tim Pigott-Smith as well as Robert Glenister, Tom Chambers, Tom Beard, James Wilby and James Fox. »
5 items from 2013
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