Thandie Newton - News Poster

News

SAG Awards TV Predictions 2018: Why ‘The Deuce’ and ‘Glow’ Could Disrupt the Race

SAG Awards TV Predictions 2018: Why ‘The Deuce’ and ‘Glow’ Could Disrupt the Race
The Golden Globes are traditionally TV’s awards disrupters. With so many new shows nominated, it elevates them long enough to (potentially) make a difference at the Emmys. But the SAG Awards are a more telling barometer of industry enthusiasm.

Actors make up a large chunk of the TV Academy membership — much more so than the 80-odd members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association — which means seeing what they’re rewarding in December can often predict what might be a player when Emmy season begins next spring.

With so many shows launching in April to take advantage of Emmy voting, series that premiere in the fall need Globes and SAG Awards love to keep buzz alive through the winter and into the spring. Shows like “The Deuce,” “Glow,” “Ozark,” “Mindhunter,” “Godless,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” and “Smilf” are aiming for a little extra attention right now.

Read More:‘Big Little Lies
See full article at Indiewire »

Euan Ferguson’s best television of 2017

Alias Grace, Peaky Blinders and Broken shone out in a bumper year as terrestrial and online channels upped their game in the battle for viewers

• Observer critics’ reviews of the year in full

It was a year in which Netflix strode out, re-emboldened, on its quest for global if not interplanetary domination, abetted by doughty lieutenants Amazon and Sky, and yet something odd and oddly likable may be happening. The terrestrials are fighting back.

I wonder if there’s a peak penetration level to those inclined to binge-watch, and whether we might just have hit it. Here on old Bakelite analogue, many people were still just sitting down at the same time each week, watching the telly… Blue Planet II (BBC One), the triumphantly reworked Great British Bake Off (C4), Thandie Newton’s standout Line of Duty (BBC One), the farewell (and back on form) Broadchurch (ITV1). I also grew,
See full article at The Guardian - TV News »

HBO Reveals Brief Footage of Fahrenheit 451 Film and Westworld in New Preview Video

  • DailyDead
With 2018 fast approaching, HBO released a new "coming soon" video that includes brief footage of numerous projects, including the new Fahrenheit 451 film and the next season of Westworld.

Watch the new video below to get a glimpse of what's to come on Westworld Season 2 and the Fahrenheit 451 film.

Directed by Ramin Bahrani (99 Homes) and based on the seminal Ray Bradbury book of the same name, Fahrenheit 451 stars Michael B. Jordan (Creed, Chronicle), Sofia Boutella (2017's The Mummy), and Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals, Bug). In addition to starring in the movie, Jordan is also one of the executive producers on the film.

Essential reading that is just as important now as it was when it was originally published in 1953, Fahrenheit 451 is Bradbury at his most thought-provoking, and it should be interesting to see his timeless story come to life on screen once again (it was previously adapted
See full article at DailyDead »

This Is Why Westworld's Thandie Newton Hates Being Told 'You Look Good For Your Age'

This Is Why Westworld's Thandie Newton Hates Being Told 'You Look Good For Your Age'
The next time someone gives Thandie Newton a backhanded compliment like, “You look good for your age,” she wants them to consider how much women are expected to balance.

“For women over 30, there’s the addition of children and the stress of holding down a job, and most people don’t have help,” the Westworld actress, 45, tells Refinery29. “They grit the teeth with their mother-in-law, support their husband, and deal with misogyny. That’s a lot of stuff.”

The mom of two has a new idea for what people should be saying.

“It’s not, ‘You look good for your age.
See full article at PEOPLE.com »

First Solo: A Star Wars Story teaser poster surfaces

While director Ron Howard delivered regular social media updates and teases from the set of the film, we’ve had very little in the way of marketing material for next year’s Solo: A Star Wars Story, save for the official title and logo reveal back in October.

Obviously Disney and Lucasfilm are focussing their marketing efforts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi at present, but things may be about to change as the first teaser poster for Solo has now been spotted in theaters. It’s just the film’s logo, so nothing to get too excited about, but it may indicate that the first trailer could be just around the corner (and presumably puts to rest any speculation that the movie could be pushed back from its May release date following the director shake-up and extensive reshoots)…

See Also: Ron Howard has reportedly reshot almost all of Solo: A Star Wars Story
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Lord and Miller break silence on Solo: A Star Wars Story: “The experience of shooting the movie was wonderful”

The expulsion of Phil Lord and Chris Miller from the director’s chairs of Solo: A Star Wars Story is old news at this point. Since then, the film has wrapped under director Ron Howard, and we have been treated to a host of behind-the-scenes images, an actual title, etc. With production over, it’s a good time to wonder what Lord and Miller have to say about the whole fiasco?

Recently, at the Vulture Film Festival, the directing duo hosted a panel, and questions on the topic of the Han Solo spinoff came up (obviously). Here is their response regarding filming, and their termination from the project:

Lord: “The experience of shooting the movie was wonderful. We had the most incredible cast and crew and collaborators. I think in terms of us leaving the project, I think everybody went in with really good intentions and our approach to making
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Westworld: 50 things we learned from the season 1 Blu-ray extras

Louisa Mellor Nov 21, 2017

The Westworld creators talk imagery, metaphor and nerdy details in season one’s Blu ray special features…

This feature contains Westworld season one spoilers.

See related Shane Black: a career retrospective Zack Snyder interview: Batman V Superman

While it aired, the first season of Westworld could hardly have been more closely scrutinised for clues, twists and Easter Eggs. Between sites like this one and lengthy Reddit threads, fans went through Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s sci-fi drama with a fine-toothed comb.

The result of that careful work by fans meant that by the game-changing finale, most of Westworld’s secrets had been laid bare. Many fan theories had been proved correct. Nods to the 1973 film and to Michael Crichton’s other famous theme park story had all been exposed. When the DVD and Blu-ray release arrived at the start of this month then, very few
See full article at Den of Geek »

Justice League and the dangers of extensive reshoots

Ryan Lambie Nov 17, 2017

They're pricey, and can prove to be a huge risk. In the wake of Justice League, we look at the rise of extensive reshoots...

Nb: the following contains very mild spoilers for Justice League, but nothing you couldn't glean from the trailers.

See related  The Walking Dead season 8 episode 4 review: Some Guy The Walking Dead season 8 episode 3 review: Monsters The Walking Dead season 8 episode 2 review: The Damned

You only have to look at the news that came out of the Warner-dc camp to see how plans for its Justice League team-up movie changed over time. Only two years ago - a relatively brief window, in blockbuster filmmaking terms - the studio announced that Justice League would comprise two parts, one scheduled for release in the autumn of 2017 and the second slated for the summer of 2019.

One year later, director Zack Snyder revealed that the plan had changed
See full article at Den of Geek »

Avengers Actor Paul Bettany Plays A “Very Cool” Gangster In Solo: A Star Wars Story

Beyond the core duo of Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover – Han and the ice-cool Lando Calrissian, respectively – Lucasfilm has been keeping a tight lid on its ensemble cast for Solo: A Star Wars Story and, more specifically, who they’re playing.

As the second Star Wars Anthology flick after Rogue One, the Ron Howard-directed spinoff is shaping up to be a suitably starry affair, with a lineup that includes the likes of Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Paul Bettany, star of Infinity War and the yet-to-be-titled Avengers 4.

The latter only joined Solo after Ron Howard climbed on board, and subsequent reports all but confirmed that Bettany filled the role once occupied by Michael K. Williams – rumor has it that Williams initially signed on to play a motion-capture alien, though the part has since been rewritten to a human character. A “very cool” intergalactic gangster,
See full article at We Got This Covered »

Promo art may reveal first look at Alden Ehrenreich’s Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars Story

Given that most of the movie has been reshot (up to 80% if rumours are to be believed) and Lucasfilm’s focus remains firmly on Star Wars: The Last Jedi at present, it’s not surprising that the marketing campaign for Solo: A Star Wars Story is yet to get underway.

That being said, assuming the film is sticking to its May release date, things will likely get moving very soon. And, while we await the launch of the official marketing campaign, it seems we may have our first look at Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo thanks to a piece of promotional art that has surfaced on social media…

On a movie loyalty cup in Arizona. First image of Alden as Han? pic.twitter.com/wzq3LzLhpr

— Mike DeRose (@livetheforce) November 11, 2017

Now, it’s possible the above is simply an artist’s idea of how Ehrenreich’s Han might look, rather
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Blu-ray Review – Westworld Season One: The Maze

Ricky Church reviews Westworld Season One: The Maze…

Last year HBO had a breakout series with Westworld, a loose remake of the 1973 Michael Crichton film, about a Western immersion park where androids, otherwise known as hosts, take guests on a narrative journey through the Wild West, but there is more going on with the hosts than what’s shown on the surface.

Created by J.J. Abrams, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, Westworld is a very ambitious series with high concepts, but pays off with its writing, visuals, acting and story. The season’s story, and how its framed, is one of the best aspects of the whole show. Its unconventional narrative really pulled viewers into its world and took the time to invest viewers into the characters. It can be easy to let a cast of characters largely made up of robots fall by the wayside, making them unrelateable or their performance too robotic,
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Westworld season 2 to premiere in Spring 2018

It looks like we now have a pretty good idea of when we can expect to pay another visit to Westworld, with star Evan Rachel Wood – who portrays Delores Abernathy – revealing on Twitter that the second season of the acclaimed HBO show is set to premiere in Spring 2018.

Filming on season two of Westworld got underway this summer, although HBO has been keeping its premiere date under wraps, only going as far as to state that it will return some time in 2018.

The second season of the show will see Wood back alongside the likes of Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Ed Harris, Thandie Newton, Ben Barnes, Jimmi Simpson,d Luke Hemsworth, Louis Herthum and Talulah Riley, while new additions include Gustaf Skarsgard, Fares Fares, Betty Gabriel, Jonathan Tucker, Neil Jackson, Katja Herbers.

See Also: Roman and Medieval Worlds teased for Westworld Season 2
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Westworld: Season Two to Debut in Spring 2018 (Report)

Is Westworld returning sooner than expected? According to HBOWatch, season two is slated to debut on HBO in spring 2018.Based on the 1973 movie, the sci-fi Western is set in a futuristic theme park where visitors pay a lot of money to act out their Wild West fantasies while interacting with lifelike robot “hosts.” The cast includes Jeffrey Wright, Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, and Shannon Woodward.Read More…
See full article at TVSeriesFinale »

Win ‘Westworld’ Season One On DVD

Without rules or limitations, who will you become when exploring your wildest fantasies? From series creators Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar, The Dark Knight), Lisa Joy (Burn Notice, Pushing Daisies), and produced by J.J. AbramsBad Robot Productions and Kilter Films, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings HBO’s most-watched new series Westworld: Season One to Blu-ray™, DVD and groundbreaking 4K Ultra HD on November 6, 2017. To celebrate the release, we have three copies of the series to give away on DVD.

Westworld is also the first ever scripted TV series to be released on 4K Ultra HD as the box set contains all 10 episodes plus immersive never-before-seen special features, including three all new featurettes and a gag reel.

Based on the film written by best-selling author Michael Crichton (ER, Jurassic Park), Westworld: Season One is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and evolution of sin. Set at the
See full article at The Hollywood News »

Westworld: Season Two; Some Production Delayed Due to "Medical Emergency"

Westworld has been plagued by another delay. Deadline reports production has stopped on season two of the HBO TV show due to an injury.Based on the 1973 movie, the sci-fi Western is set in a futuristic theme park where visitors pay a lot of money to act out their Wild West fantasies while interacting with lifelike robot “hosts.” The cast includes Jeffrey Wright, Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, and Shannon Woodward.Read More…
See full article at TVSeriesFinale »

‘Westworld’ Production Suspended After Recurring Actor’s ‘Medical Emergency’

  • The Wrap
‘Westworld’ Production Suspended After Recurring Actor’s ‘Medical Emergency’
Westworld” froze all motor functions today, when one of two units filming Season 2 of the hit series temporarily interrupted production due to what HBO called a “medical emergency.” An actor who plays a recurring character suffered an unspecified injury off set. Series regulars include Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, James Marsden, Jeffrey Wright and Ed Harris — so we know it wasn’t one of them, as “recurring characters” fall under another designation for TV show performers. Two units were shooting and only one was suspended due to the injury, a source close to production tells TheWrap. Also Read: How Emmy Nominee Jeffrey.
See full article at The Wrap »

Production On Westworld Season 2 Interrupted In Wake Of “Medical Emergency”

Production On Westworld Season 2 Interrupted In Wake Of “Medical Emergency”
Westworld has closed its doors for a spell of unscheduled maintenance – or at least part of it has.

Per Deadline, HBO has confirmed that one of two units filming season 2 of the hit Western series has temporarily suspended production in the wake of a “medical emergency.” The incident reportedly involved an actor in a recurring role, who suffered the injury between takes. Details are few and far between at this stage, and it’s unclear if this unfortunate “emergency” will have much of an effect on season 2’s release date.

Westworld is said to be targeting a spring 2018 premiere, though HBO didn’t allude to any form of delay within its official statement, which reads as so:
See full article at We Got This Covered »

Thandie Newton on Ron Howard’s changes to Solo: A Star Wars Story

We have had plenty of time to recover from the shock over Phil Lord and Chris Miller being ousted from their director’s chair for Solo: A Star Wars Story, and promptly replaced with Ron Howard. Old news at this point. However, even with the film having wrapped… even with all of the tweets Howard shares behind-the-scenes… well, we still don’t know much about the film. Hell, aside from some set photos, we still don’t even have an official photo of Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo.

Any news at all on the Han Solo spinoff can be considered illuminating at this point in time, and actress Thandie Newton’s recent comments, while not very detailed, still do reveal something about the film. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, the actress details what, exactly, changed — if anything — once Ron Howard stepped in:

“Apart from the initial shock and feeling bad for
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Mark Hamill Addresses The Last Jedi’s ‘Evil Luke’ Theorists…Again

Not for the first time, Mark Hamill has weighed in on all of those ‘evil Luke’ conspiracies doing the rounds online.

Ever since The Last Jedi‘s inaugural teaser, in which the Tatooine farm-boy-turned-Jedi-Master uttered the by-now infamous line, “it’s time for the Jedi…to end,” a vocal pocket of Star Wars fans have come to the conclusion that Hamill’s exiled hermit is about to wander over to the dark side – if he hasn’t already. There’s also the possibility that Luke Skywalker has grown to become a Gray Jedi, which is to say that Luke has distanced himself from the High Council and no longer abides by the Jedi code. But not so fast.

In light of Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘s Japanese poster, which places Daisy Ridley’s Rey head and shoulders above everyone else – Luke included – Mark Hamill took to Twitter (via Screen
See full article at We Got This Covered »

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: 90% of Thandie Newton’s Scenes Were Directed By Lord & Miller

  • Slash Film
‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: 90% of Thandie Newton’s Scenes Were Directed By Lord & Miller
Star Wars fans were caught by surprise over the summer when Lucasfilm fired directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller from the Star Wars spin-off film Solo: A Star Wars Story. Lord and Miller were replaced with Ron Howard, who reshot a large chunk of Solo, but Lord and Miller’s work will apparently still have a presence in the film: co-star […]

The post ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: 90% of Thandie Newton’s Scenes Were Directed By Lord & Miller appeared first on /Film.
See full article at Slash Film »
loading
An error has occured. Please try again.

See also

Credited With | External Sites