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Exclusive: Filming wraps on Sasha Collington’s Love Type D.
Will Firth, son of The King’s Speech actor Colin Firth, is to make his film debut in British romantic comedy Love Type D.
The film, which has wrapped principal photography, also marks the feature debut of director Sasha Collington and stars Australian actress Maeve Dermody as a woman who finds she has “loser in love” gene.
Firth plays John, an intern at the office where main character Frankie (Dermody) works. Firth, 25, attended London’s East 15 acting school appeared in several productions including King Lear and Robin Hood before appearing on stage at London’s Tristan Bates theatre in Mike Alfreds’ Blood Wedding, by Federico Lorca, where he played the Moon.
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However, Archer finds himself dragged into a much darker and treacherous world, with extremely high stakes.
"Archer is a compelling and complex character," said Riley. "He is a good guy struggling to reconcile his job as a policeman within the repressive Nazi machine.
'And Then There Were None' movie with Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, June Duprez, Louis Hayward and Roland Young. 'And Then There Were None' movie remake to be directed by Oscar nominee Morten Tyldum One of the best-known Agatha Christie novels, And Then There Were None will be getting another big-screen transfer. 20th Century Fox has acquired the movie rights to the literary suspense thriller first published in the U.K. (as Ten Little Niggers) in 1939. Morten Tyldum, this year's Best Director Academy Award nominee for The Imitation Game, is reportedly set to direct. The source for this story is Deadline.com, which adds that Tyldum himself “helped hone the pitch” for the acquisition while Eric Heisserer (A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010, The Thing 2011) will handle the screenplay adaptation. And Then There Were None is supposed to have sold more than 100 million copies worldwide, thus holding the »
- Andre Soares
The 2nd annual FilmQuest boasted the Us premiere of the Australian psychological thriller The Fear of Darkness written and directed by Chistopher Fitchett. Maeve Dermody stars as Dr. Sarah Faithfull a psychologist with plenty of baggage to call her own. Shes brought in to handle the case of young Skye Williams (Penelope Mitchell) after Skye is suspected in the murderdisappearance of her boyfriend. Skye insists that it was some sort of entity some kind of darkness which was the cause of her boyfriends deathdisappearance. Through the treatment of Skye Sarah must come face to face with her own demons and stand up to the possible darkness which soon begins to equally surround her. »
Five Aussie films will vie for the $100,000 CinéfestOZ Film Prize, with two of the entries to have their Australian premiere at the Festival in August.
The winner will be announced at the Festival on Saturday 29th August, 2015.
The film, which Connolly also directed, went on to enjoy huge success at the Australian box office and will be released by distribution companies Lionsgate in the UK and in North America by Eone.
The finalists for this year.s prize were determined by five »
- Emily Blatchford
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
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".
Completing the cast are Miranda Richardson, »
The debut feature from writer-director Ruth Borgobello is in pre-production and the shoot will start in northern Italy on May 7
Flavio Parenti (To Rome with Love, I am Love ) is the lead, Marco, a 35-year-old who has a dispiriting job as a factory worker in Udine despite his skill as a chef amid the deepening economic crisis in Italy.
He passes his time in an empty relationship and after his best friend Claudio is killed in a car accident he tries to keep Claudio.s struggling bookshop business alive. Then he encounters Olivia, an aspiring furniture designer who is visiting Italy, the land of her father and grandparents.
- Don Groves
Producer Mark Overett is planning to stage Q&A screenings attended by Fitchett and key cast around Australia following the April 11 world premiere at the Gold Coast Film Festival.
He.s just done a deal with Transmission to release the film on DVD and Blu-ray, VOD and pay-per-view.
The saga of a brilliant young psychiatrist who is forced to confront the dark creature that dwells deep within her own unconscious when she investigates the disappearance of a university student, the film stars Penelope Mitchell, Maeve Dermody, Aaron Pedersen, Mark Leonard Winter, Damien Garvey and Christopher Sommers.
Alchemy (formerly Millennium Entertainment ) bought. the Us rights and Signature got the UK rights from the worldwide sales agent Arclight.
.We.re on the road to breaking even,. Overett tells If. He and »
- Don Groves
The Fear of the Darkness is self-described as a thriller. Though, the film's first trailer shows elements of horror. The film, from award winning writer Christopher Fitchett, focuses on a young woman and an unfolding tragedy. Shot on the Gold Coast of Australia, the first trailer for the film shows the protagonist, Penelope (Skye Williams), dealing with strange visions. And, her hallucinations are contagious. As well, the film stars Christopher Sommers (Predestination) and Maeve Dermody. The film's first trailer is hosted here. The story of the film is mostly a mystery. Although, Penelope survives a devastating kidnapping, which leaves two people missing. Penelope must spent time with a psychiatrist, who helps her unravel her memories. But, these thoughts reveal the presence of a malevolent being. Also, The Fear of the Darkness will be distributed through multiple companies. Greenlight Films will help this title find theatres in Australia. In North America and international. »
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The Dutch-born Huisman plays Dylan, an air traffic controller in New York who nearly causes a fatal mid- air collision at the strike of 2:22.
Forced to go on leave, he meets and falls in love with Palmer.s character Sarah, who coincidentally was one of the passengers on the plane. To his horror Dyan realizes the same patterns in his life are happening every day.
Reid plays Jonas, a high profile New York-based artist who is an ex-boyfriend of Sarah.s. The cast includes Richard Davies as a fellow air traffic controller, John Waters as Dylan.s boss, Maeve Dermody as his ex-girlfriend, Kerry Armstrong and Remy Hii.
.We.re creating a smart, stylized romantic thriller,. Currie tells If. »
- Don Groves
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