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World War II rom-com Their Finest gets a U.S. trailer

24 February 2017 8:30 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Stx Entertainment has released a new U.S. trailer for the upcoming WWII romantic comedy Their Finest., which is directed by Lone Scherfig and stars Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, and Bill Nighy; watch it below after the official synopsis…

See Also: Read our review of Their Finest here

1940, London, the Blitz; with the country’s morale at stake, Catrin (Gemma Arterton), an untried screenwriter, and a makeshift cast and crew, work under fire to make a film to lift the nation’s flagging spirits; and inspire America to join the war. Partnered with fellow writer, Buckley (Sam Claflin), the pair, along with fading matinee idol Ambrose Hilliard (Bill Nighy), reluctantly joins forces on a movie to warm the hearts of the nation and capture the imagination of the Us public.

Their Finest is set for release on April 7th in the States and on April 21st in the UK and »

- Amie Cranswick

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Emma Thompson Reveals Why She Won't Take Part in 'Love Actually' Sequel

24 February 2017 3:24 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Emma Thompson says she won't be participating in the upcoming Love Actually sequel because it's "too soon" after her co-star Alan Rickman's 2016 death.

The 57-year-old actress played Rickman's wife in the 2003 movie, which also starred Hugh Grant, Bill Nighy, Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson and Colin Firth.

Related: 'Love Actually' Cast to Reunite and Film a Mini Sequel for Charity

A short sequel to the film is in the works for charity, set to debut on March 24 for Red Nose Day. Neeson, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Rowan Atkinson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Martine McCutcheon, Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Lucia Moniz, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nighy, Marcus Brigstocke and Olivia Olson will all be a part of the upcoming project, with Neeson and Brodie-Sangster already photographed in character.

But for Thompson, revisiting her role would be "too sad."

"[Director] Richard [Curtis] wrote to me and said, 'Darling I can't write anything for you because of Alan' and I said, 'No, of course »

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Fred Armisen and Jenna Fischer Star in Old 97’s’ Satirical Video for “Good With God” — Watch

24 February 2017 1:47 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Old 97’s has just released their latest album, “Graveyard Whistling.” And to celebrate it, the band has shared a satirical video for the song “Good With God,” which features two very special guests: comedian Fred Armisen and “The Office” actress Jenna Fischer.

Read More: ‘Their Finest’ Trailer and Exclusive Photos: Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy in ‘An Education’ Director’s Latest — Watch

Fisher plays the very serious and impatient host of the fictional program “An Hour and 60 Minutes,” while Armisen comes in to substitute the band’s drummer, Philip Peeples, who could not make it to the taping. Armisen keeps interrupting the interview with his unwelcome comments and even takes a phone call in the middle of the interview, prompting Fisher to scold him. Afterwards, the alt-country band goes on to perform “Good With God” with Armisen playing the drums for real. The video was directed by Lee Kirk.

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- Yoselin Acevedo

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Fred Armisen and Jenna Fischer Star in Old 97’s’ Satirical Video for ‘Good With God’ — Watch

24 February 2017 1:47 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

To celebrate their newest album “Graveyard Whistling,” Old 97’s have shared a satirical video for the song “Good With God,” which features two very special guests: comedian Fred Armisen and “The Office” actress Jenna Fischer.

Read More: ‘Their Finest’ Trailer and Exclusive Photos: Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy in ‘An Education’ Director’s Latest — Watch

Fisher plays the very serious and impatient host of the fictional program “An Hour and 60 Minutes,” while Armisen comes in to substitute for the band’s drummer, Philip Peeples, who could not make it to the taping. Armisen keeps interrupting the interview with his unwelcome comments and even takes a phone call in the middle, prompting Fisher to scold him. Afterwards, the alt-country band goes on to perform “Good With God,” with Armisen actually playing the drums. The video was directed by Lee Kirk.

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- Yoselin Acevedo

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Bring Out the Note Cards! Keira Knightley and Andrew Lincoln to Reunite in Love Actually Mini-Sequel

24 February 2017 12:56 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Love Actually is back for round two — and Keira Knightley and Andrew Lincoln are joining in on the fun!

The cast of the popular holiday movie is reuniting for Red Nose Day Actually, a short-film follow up to the hit 2003 romantic comedy in honor of Red Nose Day in the U.K.

The two stars behind one of the most recognized scenes in the movie — when Lincoln tells Knightley through a series of cue cards that he loves her — are reprising their roles. And in the spirit of charity, the organization is auctioning off the opportunity for fans to witness their return. »

- Ale Russian

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Emma Thompson Won't Be in the Love Actually Sequel For 1 Perfectly Understandable Reason

24 February 2017 9:25 AM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The world collectively squealed in delight when we found out that Andrew Lincoln, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Bill Nighy, and more of the cast of Love Actually would be coming together for a short follow-up to their hit film. The "sequel" is being made to support Red Nose Day, put on by the British charity Comic Relief. Despite the good cause, there is one original cast member who won't be appearing in the short film: Emma Thompson. She opened up to the Press Association about a conversation she had with writer/director Richard Curtis, who agreed that it was too soon after Alan Rickman's death for her to appear: "Richard wrote to me and said, 'Darling, we can't write anything for you because of Alan,' and I said, 'No, of course, it would be sad, too sad' . . . It's too soon. It's absolutely right because »

- Maggie Pehanick

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‘Their Finest’ Trailer and Exclusive Photos: Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy in ‘An Education’ Director’s Latest — Watch

23 February 2017 3:58 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall, “An Education” director Lone Scherfig’s “Their Finest” is set to be released in April. Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy star in the film, an adaptation of Lissa Evans’ “Their Finest Hour and a Half.” Avail yourself of the new trailer and four exclusive photos below.

Read More: ‘Their Finest’ Is A Feminist Rom-Com That Lets Down Its Ladies — Tiff Review

Here’s the premise: “With London emptied of its men now fighting at the Front, Catrin Cole (Arterton) is hired by the British Ministry as a ‘slop’ scriptwriter charged with bringing ‘a woman’s touch’ to morale-boosting propaganda films. Her natural flair quickly gets her noticed by dashing movie producer Buckley (Claflin) whose path would never have crossed hers in peacetime. As bombs are dropping all around them, Catrin, Buckley and a colorful crew work furiously to »

- Michael Nordine

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New Us Trailer for Lone Scherfig's 'Their Finest' with Gemma Arterton

23 February 2017 3:03 PM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"People like films, because stories are structure. And when things turn bad, it's still part of a plan." Stx Entertainment has unveiled a new trailer for the film Their Finest, the latest feature from writer/director Lone Scherfig, of the films The Riot Club, One Day and An Education (one of my favorites). The film is a WWII-set comedy about an awkward British team that attempts to boost morale by making a propaganda film. Gemma Arterton stars as a writer, along with an impressive ensemble cast including Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Paul Ritter, Rachael Stirling, Richard E. Grant, Henry Goodman, Jake Lacy, Jeremy Irons, Eddie Marsan and Helen McCrory. This has screened at numerous film festivals and looks immensely charming and uplifting, which may be exactly what we need right now. Enjoy. Here's the official Us trailer (+ the UK poster) for Lone Scherfig's Their Finest, direct from »

- Alex Billington

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Gemma Arterton And Sam Claflin Star In Their Finest

23 February 2017 2:02 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Photo courtesy of Stx Entertainment. Motion Picture Artwork © 2017 Stx Financing, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Photo Credit Ð Nicola Dove

For historical film buffs, 2017 is turning out to feature a treasure trove of WWII films focused on the arduous battle Great Britain faced during the war.

Christopher Nolan’s action thriller Dunkirk is due in theaters July 21, 2017, while Focus Features will release director Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour, starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill, on November 24th, 2017.

Now comes the latest film Their Finest. Check out the new trailer below starring Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, and Bill Nighy.

With London emptied of its men now fighting at the Front, Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) is hired by the British Ministry of Information as a “slop” scriptwriter charged with bringing “a woman’s touch” to morale-boosting propaganda films. Her natural flair quickly gets her noticed by dashing movie producer Buckley (Sam Claflin) whose »

- Michelle McCue

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Gemma Arterton and Sam Claflin Make Movies in U.S. Trailer for WWII Drama ‘Their Finest’

23 February 2017 1:34 PM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

After finding a sweet spot with period dramas, An Education director Lone Scherfig is back with another. Her latest film, Their Finest, combines both filmmaking and war to tell the true story of a British film crew who set out to boost morale after the Blitzkreig by creating a propaganda film. Starring Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Jake Lacy, and Jeremy Irons, the film premiered at Tiff and stopped by Sundance, and now the U.S. trailer has landed ahead of an April release.

We said in our review, “Ticking off multiple points on the big crowd-pleaser checklist, Their Finest is a romantic dramedy about patriotism set during World War II, with a nice splash of girl-power sentiment thrown in as well. And it has Bill Nighy. Can’t do a middle-brow British prestige picture without that guy nowadays. Whenever it hits theaters (likely around the holidays »

- Leonard Pearce

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Gemma Arterton Creates Movie Magic In New Trailer For Lone Scherfig’s ‘Their Finest’

23 February 2017 9:37 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Entering the Trump years, if there’s any silver lining to be taken from his rule, it’s how the public has been galvanized to act, coming together to stand up for everything from healthcare to refugees to Lgbt rights. So perhaps the timing is perfect for Lone Scherfig‘s “Their Finest.”

Read More: Lone Scherfig’s ‘Their Finest’ Starring Gemma Arterton & Bill Nighy Is A Charming Feminist Love Letter To Filmmaking [Tiff Review]

Starring Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, and Richard E.

Continue reading Gemma Arterton Creates Movie Magic In New Trailer For Lone Scherfig’s ‘Their Finest’ at The Playlist. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy feature on new poster for Their Finest

21 February 2017 11:10 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A UK poster has arrived online for director Lone Scherfig’s upcoming romantic comedy Their Finest featuring Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, and Bill Nighy; take a look below…

See Also: Read our review of Their Finest here

1940, London, the Blitz; with the country’s morale at stake, Catrin (Gemma Arterton), an untried screenwriter, and a makeshift cast and crew, work under fire to make a film to lift the nation’s flagging spirits; and inspire America to join the war. Partnered with fellow writer, Buckley (Sam Claflin), the pair, along with fading matinee idol Ambrose Hilliard (Bill Nighy), reluctantly joins forces on a movie to warm the hearts of the nation and capture the imagination of the Us public.

Their Finest is set for release on April 7th in the States and on April 21st in the UK and features a cast that also includes Jack Huston, Helen McCrory, Eddie Marsan, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Wonderfully cheery new poster for Their Finest with Gemma Arterton and Sam Claflin

21 February 2017 2:46 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Jon Lyus

Director Lone Scherfig’s An Education was a wonderful example of a movie adaptation capturing the chaos and colour of a deeply personal coming of age novel. Her latest film goes a little further back in time to the early 1940s and a Britain plunged into the darkness of war. Their Finest tells the story of a British film crew making a propaganda film following the hell of the Blitzkrieg.

The film is based on Lissa Evans’ novel, ‘Their Finest Hour and a Half’, and has bright shining stars Gemma Arterton and Sam Claflin falling in love while all around them falls apart. Scherfig and Claflin previously collaborated on 2014’s The Riot Club. Arterton recently lead the powerful post-apocalyptic zombie fest The Girl with All the Gifts.

Gemma Arterton & Sam Claflin in Their Finest

The film’s supporting cast includes Bill Nighy Jack Huston, Helen McCrory, Eddie Marsan, »

- Jon Lyus

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First Photos from Set of Love Actually Mini-Sequel Show Liam Neeson’s Sweet Reunion with His Onscreen Family

16 February 2017 6:50 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Love is in the air!

Liam Neeson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Olivia Olson were spotted Thursday on the set of Red Nose Day Actually, a short-film follow up to the hit 2003 romantic comedy Love Actually in honor of Red Nose Day in the U.K. Filming outside the Tate Gallery in London, the former cast-mates looked thrilled to be reunited, and were spotted hugging each other in excitement.

Filming outside the Tate Gallery in London, the former cast-mates looked thrilled to be reunited and were spotted hugging each other in excitement.

For those who don’t remember, Neeson played Brodie-Sangster’s »

- Mike Miller

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Liam Neeson Reunites With Onscreen Son Thomas Brodie-Sangster for 'Love Actually' Mini Sequel -- See the Pics!

16 February 2017 9:48 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Filming is already underway for the Love Actually mini sequel!

Et reported on Wednesday that Richard Curtis, director of the 2003 romantic comedy and co-founder of U.K. charity Comic Relief, was getting the beloved cast back together and filming a short sequel for the fundraiser's Red Nose Day on March 24. And it seems the production team isn't wasting any time, as they started filming the 10-minute movie just one day after the exciting news was announced.

Watch: 'Love Actually' Writer Finally Reveals What Happened Between Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman's Characters

Liam Neeson was spotted on the London-based set on Thursday, reprising his role as widowed father Daniel with Thomas Brodie-Sangster, now 26, who played his onscreen son, Sam.

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Nearly 14 years after the film's release, Brodie-Sangster has clearly grown up (check out that stache!) while Neeson appears as if he hasn't aged a bit.

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British broadcaster Emma Freud, who announced »

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'Love Actually' is Getting a Mini Sequel for a Good Cause

15 February 2017 8:45 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

You probably never expected there to be a sequel to Love Actually, the 2003 ensemble holiday favorite from writer/director Richard Curtis, and technically there likely never will be one officially. However, Curtis and much of the cast is reuniting for a special follow-up short that will update us on where many of the characters have ended up. The mini sequel is happening in support of Comic Relief and Red Nose Day, the biennial British televised fundraising event to provide aid in Ethiopia. The Comic Relief charity was actually founded in 1986 by Curtis, who was then a TV writer.  Titled Red Nose Day Actually, the short will feature original cast members Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy, Rowan Atkinson, Martine McCutcheon...

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‘Love Actually’ Sequel: Cast and Director to Reunite for Short Film

15 February 2017 1:46 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Great news for “Love Actually” fans: A reunion of Richard Curtis’ 2003 Christmas classic is actually in the works. The director and some of the cast have reunited to work on a short film to sponsor the annual Red Nose Day via Comic Relief, a charity funded by Curtis in 1985 alongside actor/comedian Lenny Henry.

Read More: ‘The Fits’ Director Anna Rose Holmer Creates Beautiful ‘Moonlight’-Inspired Short Film 

“Over the years I’ve enjoyed doing Red Nose Day specials of TV things I’ve worked on — ‘Blackadder,’ ‘The Vicar of Dibley’ and ‘Mr Bean,'” Curtis said in a statement. “It seemed like a fun idea this year to do a special sketch based on one of my films, since Red Nose Day is now in both the U.K. and America.”

Titled “Red Nose Day Actually,” the 10-minute short film will revisit the film’s characters to discover what »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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‘Love Actually’ Sequel: Cast and Director to Reunite for Short Film

15 February 2017 1:46 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Great news for “Love Actually” fans: A reunion of Richard Curtis’ 2003 Christmas classic is actually in the works. The director and some of the cast have reunited to work on a short film to sponsor the annual Red Nose Day via Comic Relief, a charity funded by Curtis in 1985 alongside actor/comedian Lenny Henry.

Read More: ‘The Fits’ Director Anna Rose Holmer Creates Beautiful ‘Moonlight’-Inspired Short Film 

“Over the years I’ve enjoyed doing Red Nose Day specials of TV things I’ve worked on — ‘Blackadder,’ ‘The Vicar of Dibley’ and ‘Mr Bean,'” Curtis said in a statement. “It seemed like a fun idea this year to do a special sketch based on one of my films, since Red Nose Day is now in both the U.K. and America.”

Titled “Red Nose Day Actually,” the 10-minute short film will revisit the film’s characters to discover what »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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Liam Neeson, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth And More ‘Love Actually’ Stars To Reunite For Charity Special

15 February 2017 12:07 PM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Love is all around as the cast of the 2003 holiday romance, “Love Actually”, is set to reunite next month for charity. Confirmed to participate in the Red Nose Day special are Liam Neeson, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Bill Nighy, Andrew Lincoln, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Martine McCutcheon, Lucia Moniz, Rowan Atkinson, Marcus Brigstocke and Olivia […] »

- Rachel West

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'Love Actually' Cast to Reunite and Film a Mini Sequel for Charity

15 February 2017 11:35 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

It's hard to believe it's been nearly 14 years since Love Actually first premiered in theaters, but now, the cast is finally reuniting -- for a good cause!

Richard Curtis, director of the 2003 romantic comedy and co-founder of U.K. charity Comic Relief, is getting the beloved cast back together for the fundraiser's Red Nose Day next month, British broadcaster Emma Freud announced via Twitter on Wednesday.

Watch: 'Love Actually' Writer Finally Reveals What Happened Between Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman's Characters

And get this -- they're even filming a mini sequel! Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Rowan Atkinson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Martine McCutcheon, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Lucia Moniz, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bill Nighy, Marcus Brigstocke and Olivia Olson will all be a part of the project, which will revisit the lives of their characters.

"I would never have dreamt of writing a sequel to Love Actually, but I thought it might be fun to »

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