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A Brilliant Young Mind Trailer Features Asa Butterfield, Rafe Spall And Sally Hawkins

27 August 2015 3:28 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Watch the trailer for the coming-of-age drama A Brilliant Young Mind.

From Samuel Goldwyn Films, the movie opens in theaters September 11, 2015.

In A Brilliant Young Mind, a young math genius didn’t count on one thing: love.

Teenage math prodigy Nathan (Asa Butterfield, Hugo) struggles when it comes to building relationships with other people, not least with his caring, widowed mother, Julie (Oscar-nominated Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine), who grapples with her own loneliness.

In a confusing world, Nathan finds comfort in numbers. And when he’s taken under the wing of an unconventional and anarchic teacher (Rafe Spall), the pair forge an unusual friendship. Eventually, Nathan’s talents win him a place on the U.K.’s National team at the International Mathematics Olympiad (Imo) and the team travels to a training camp in Taiwan, under the supervision of enthusiastic squad leader Richard (Eddie Marsan).

In unfamiliar surroundings, Nathan is »

- Michelle McCue

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Rafe Spall to star as ghost hunter Harry Price on ITV

27 August 2015 6:16 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Life of Pi actor plays title role in 1920s drama which tells the story of a fraudster medium who is given a chance to turn his life around

Rafe Spall will be chasing spooks in his new TV role as Harry Price: Ghost Hunter.

The Life Of Pi actor has signed up to star in the feature length drama for ITV about a fraudster medium and ghost hunter who is given a chance to turn his life around by taking on a new case.

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Rafe Spall will be Harry Price: Ghost Hunter in ITV's paranormal thriller

27 August 2015 5:10 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Rafe Spall will lead the cast of ITV's one-off film about paranormal investigator Harry Price.

The actor will star as the real-life sceptic in the two-hour paranormal thriller Harry Price: Ghost Hunter.

Set in 1920s London, the drama will delve into the life and career of the investigator, who studied paranormal and supernatural claims.

On his casting, Spall said: "I'm delighted to be portraying Harry Price for ITV. It's a fantastic piece of history that has mass appeal and I can't wait to start filming."

The film will begin with Price falling on hard times, but he soon finds himself investigating the haunting of a local politician's home.

He teams up with the MP's family maid Sarah Grey and his old friend Albert to discover the truth behind the paranormal activity.

Harry Price: Ghost Hunter will be produced by indie Bentley Productions, and will air on ITV in 2016. Filming will begin in London next month. »

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Carla Gugino Replaces Christina Hendricks in Showtime’s ‘Roadies’ Pilot

3 August 2015 1:01 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Carla Gugino will star in Showtime’s “Roadies” pilot, replacing Christina Hendricks, Variety has confirmed.

The recasting marks a major redevelopment on the pilot, as creator Cameron Crowe is in the process of rewriting the original, and the role Gugino is filling has been entirely reconceived. Insiders say that the cabler is very excited about the high-profile project, which also has J.J. Abrams attached as an exec producer.

Roadies” follows the lives of the road and tech crew of a rock band on tour. Gugino will play Shelli, the band’s tough and ingenious production manager who is the right hand to the group’s tour manager, played by Luke Wilson. Though she replaces the “Mad Men” alum, the recast is a reflection of a revamp of the character.

Crowe penned the one-hour pilot, hailing from Warner Bros. TV and Abrams’ Bad Robot banner, and will serve as director. He »

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Carla Gugino to Replace Christina Hendricks on Cameron Crowe’s ‘Roadies’

3 August 2015 12:47 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Carla Gugino has been hired to replace Christina Hendricks as the female lead of Cameron Crowe’s new Showtime pilot “Roadies,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. The hour-long comedy follows a rock band on tour, though it focuses on the behind-the-scenes players. Gugino will play the band’s production manager, while Luke Wilson will play the tour manager she must work with closely. Crowe recently rewrote the pilot, which will undergo reshoots now that Gugino has been cast and her character reconceived. Also Read: Imogen Poots, Luke Wilson Nearing Deals to Star in Cameron Crowe's »

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Scoop: Carla Gugino Joins Showtime's Cameron Crowe Pilot Roadies, Replacing Christina Hendricks

3 August 2015 12:30 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Carla Gugino is with the band, having boarded Showtime’s Roadies pilot from Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous).

RelatedShowtime Picks Up Roadies Pilot From Cameron Crowe, J.J. Abrams

Roadies follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the eyes of music’s unsung heroes — the crew members who get the show on the road. Gugino will play the band’s production manager Shelli, a world-class multi-tasker, passionate music fan and tireless work partner to the band’s tour manager (Old School‘s Luke Wilson). The duo’s unique personal and professional relationship is forever »

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Watch: Asa Butterfield in New Us Trailer for 'A Brilliant Young Mind'

29 July 2015 1:53 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"When somebody loves you, it means they see something in you that they think is worth something, that's value to you." Samuel Goldwyn has debuted an official Us trailer for the film A Brilliant Young Mind, formerly known as X+Y as it played on the festival circuit for the last year (premiered at Tiff 2014). In the film, Asa Butterfield stars a math prodigy with autism in a coming-of-age story where he takes a trip to Seoul for a tournament as part of the United Kingdom Math Squad. The cast includes Rafe Spall as his teacher, Sally Hawkins as his mother, plus Eddie Marsan and Jo Yang. I'm still looking forward to this. Here's the Us trailer for Morgan Matthews' A Brilliant Young Mind, in high def on Apple (+ YouTube): A socially awkward teenage math prodigy (Asa Butterfield) finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a »

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Hendricks Ditched By Crowe's "Roadies"

9 July 2015 9:00 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Mad Men" and "Drive" actress Christina Hendricks has left Cameron Crowe's "Roadies" TV pilot in the wake of a creative shake-up.

Deadline reports that though the pilot has already been shot, Crowe has decided to completely revamp it and re-conceive the main character of Shelli. As a result, he is currently in the process of re-writing the series. Hendricks's departure is said to be entirely amicable due to what is purely a creative change.

The series follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the eyes of the crew members who help get the show on the road.

Luke Wilson, Imogen Poots, Rafe Spall, Peter Cambor and Keisha Castle-Hughes also star in the series. Winnie Holzman and J.J. Abrams executive produce with Crowe. »

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‘Sherlock’s’ Moriarty, Andrew Scott, Joins Cast of ‘Swallows and Amazons’ (Exclusive)

29 June 2015 10:08 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — Andrew Scott, who is Jim Moriarty in “Sherlock” and is soon to be seen as Denbigh in James Bond movie “Spectre,” has joined the cast of Philippa Lowthorpe’s feature film adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s adventure story “Swallows and Amazons.” Scott, whose other movie credits include “Pride,” will play a secret agent — by the name of Lazlow — in pursuit of the reclusive and enigmatic Jim Turner (Rafe Spall), inspired by Ransome’s own life as a spy.

In the novel “Swallows and Amazons,” Ransome based the character of Turner on himself as a novelist. The filmmakers behind this new adaptation have been inspired by Ransome’s secret life as an agent for the British intelligence service MI6, and based Turner on Ransome the spy. The truth about Ransome’s role as a secret agent, whose code name was S.76, was revealed 10 years ago when the British government released »

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Casting: Smith, Magnussen, Scott, Gunn, Yuan

29 June 2015 6:37 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Passing Season

"Sense8" and "Stargate Universe" hunk Brian J. Smith has signed on to star in Gabriel Long's indie drama "The Passing Season" which begins shooting this week in Rhode Island.

In the script by Long and Matthew-Lee Erlbach, Smith will play a pro hockey player whose career comes to an abrupt end. He returns to his hometown, reconnects with a group of high school friends. [Source: Deadline]

Snowfall

Billy Magnussen has scored one of the lead roles in John Singleton's drugs drama series "Snowfall" for FX. The story is set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles in the 1980s and its ultimate impact on the culture.

Magnussen will play one of three characters on a violent collision course. His is a wealthy family's black sheep who risks everything to become a player in the burgeoning cocaine trade. Filming begins this Summer. [Source: Deadline]

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- Garth Franklin

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Swallows and Amazons casting news

24 June 2015 7:02 AM, PDT | ScreenTerrier | See recent ScreenTerrier news »

Filming is finally underway on the new Harbour Pictures/BBC Films adaptation of Arthur Ransome's classic novel Swallows and Amazons, after a long period in development.

(Pictured left are the The Walker children from the 1960s BBC adaptation – Simon West, Stephen Grendon, Suzanna Hamilton and Sophie Neville.)

The team at Shaheen Baig Casting have discovered six young newcomers to take on the roles of the Walker and Blackett children in the Lake District set adventure.

Dane Hughes will play John Walker, Orla Hill (a pupil at Anna Fiorentini Drama School who appeared in Song for Marion) will play Susan Walker, and Bobby McColloch as Roger Walker, with Lily and Alfie Allen's half-sister 8 year old Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen, the daughter of actors Keith Allen and Tamzin Malleson playing the the youngest, Tatty Walker.

The two Blackett sisters are to be played by Seren Hawkes as Nancy, and Hannah Jayne Thorp as Peggy. »

- noreply@blogger.com (ScreenTerrier)

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Gwendoline Christie, Harry Enfield join 'Swallows and Amazons'

24 June 2015 2:51 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Principal photography underway in the UK on book adaptation.

Cast and crew have set sail for the big-screen adaptation of the film update of Arthur Ransome classic Swallows and Amazons.

Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Jessica Hynes (Shaun of the Dead) and Harry Enfield (Kevin and Perry Go Large) have joined Rafe Spall and Kelly Macdonald in Philippa Lowthorpe’s (Call the Midwife) feature debut, adapted by Andrea Gibb (Dear Frankie).

The Walker and Blackett children will be played by Dane Hughes, Orla Hill, Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen, Bobby McCulloch, Seren Hawkes and Hannah Jayne Thorp.

Principal photography got underway in the Lake District on June 21.

Nick Barton of Harbour Pictures Productions, Nick O’Hagan, and BBC FilmsJoe Oppenheimer, are producers.

Swallows and Amazons follows four children dreaming of an escape from the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on a remote island in the middle of a vast »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Rafe Spall And Gwendoline Christie Join Swallows And Amazons

23 June 2015 10:15 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Kids young and old will probably have a dusty copy of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows And Amazons somewhere to hand. The childhood classic is wending its way to the big screen in a production that has just added Game of ThronesGwendoline Christie, Jessica Hynes, Rafe Spall, Kelly Macdonald and, more surprisingly, Harry Enfield to its ranks.Ransome’s 1930 tome is set in the summer of 1929, and finds the Walker children (John, Susan, Titty and Roger) staying at a farm in the Lake District, during the school holidays. They sail a borrowed dinghy named Swallow and meet the Blackett children (Nancy and Peggy), who sail a dinghy named Amazon. The Walkers camp on an island in the lake while the Blacketts live in their house nearby.But there’s menace at large. A dark presence on the island - the Blacketts’ mean uncle James Turner, Aka 'Captain Flint’ - tests »

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Sons of Liberty Blu-ray Review

5 June 2015 6:34 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: Sons of Liberty Lionsgate / The History Channel Director: Kari Skogland Writer: David C. White; Stephen David; Kirk Ellis ;Zachary Herrmann; Jordan Rosenblum Cast: Ben Barnes, Marton Csokas, Ryan Eggold, Henry Thomas, Michael Raymond-James, Rafe Spall, Jason O’Mara,Dean Norris, Emily Berrington Running Time: 270 minutes (3 part miniseries); Unrated (Violence, mild language, mild sexuality) Special Features: 3 behind the scenes featurettes – Lensing Liberty; Men of Independence; The Choreography of War Available on DVD, VOD, Blu-Ray on May 26th The Sons of Liberty were a group of American colonists that created the 13 colonies to protect rights and fight taxation from the English crown. This miniseries tells the stories  [ Read More ]

The post Sons of Liberty Blu-ray Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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Cannes: Kidman, Weisz, Blunt titles head to Middle East

4 June 2015 4:19 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Front Row strikes Cannes deals with HanWay, Protagonist, Embankment.

Middle East distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment has finalised a raft of Cannes deals with Embankment, HanWay, Protagonist, Cmg, Visit Films and Fox International Productions.

As announced during Cannes, Front Row also picked up Jacques Audiard’s Cannes Palme d’Or winner Dheepan from Celluloid Dreams.

Front Row continued a long-standing relationship by securing deals across Protagonist’s slate including Pete Travis’ Middle East-set action-drama Snatchback, which is set to star and be produced by Rachel Weisz, heavy-metal drama Lords of Chaos and Taika Waititi’s comedy Hunt For The Wilderpeople.

From HanWay Films, Front Row secured John Cameron Mitchell’s Romeo and Juliet-style alien punk story How To Talk To Girls At Parties, set to star Nicole Kidman, Matt Lucas, Elle Fanning and Ruth Wilson; family-adventure film Swallows and Amazons with Rafe Spall and Kelly Macdonald; and Wadjda director Haifaa al-Mansour’s Mary Shelley drama A Storm »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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What's New on Netflix, TV, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: May 25 - 31

25 May 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.

TV Worth Watching

"Critics' Choice Television Awards" (Sunday on A&E at 8 p.m.)

FX's final season of "Justified" and HBO's "Olive Kitteridge" have the most nominations going into this year's live show, which is hosted by Cat Deeley. A one-hour red carpet special will air before the awards are handed out. Check out the nominations. Hopefully there will be some memorable/juicy moments and speeches.

"Game of Thrones" (Sunday on HBO at 9 p.m.)

If you're not into awards shows, or you just want something to cut to during commericals or boring speeches, "Game of Thrones" will be airing Season 5, Episode 8, "Hardhome" on May 31. In this episode, Arya will make progress in her training, Sansa will confront an old friend, Cersei will "struggle," and Jon will »

- Gina Carbone

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Watch: Dean Norris on 'Badass' Ben Franklin in Exclusive 'Sons of Liberty' Video

19 May 2015 10:11 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Watch: At Funny or Die, Dean Norris Presents His Vision of How 'Breaking Bad' Should End If Dean Norris — the man who played Hank Schrader on "Breaking Bad" — wants to give you a history lesson, you better sit up and pay attention. In the clip above, Norris tells us what he learned about Benjamin Franklin while preparing to play him in History's miniseries "Sons of Liberty." So listen up! Director Kari Skogland and co-star Rafe Spall also chime in to discuss the famous American inventor, calling him "inspiring" (Skogland) and a "badass" (Spall) and discussing his lesser-known proclivities. Norris himself shows his admiration for the man's incredible mind as well as his human side. The exclusive clip is only part of a larger special feature soon to be featured on the "Sons of Liberty" Blu-ray. The six-hour event series aired earlier this year on History and »

- Ben Travers

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Watch: Dean Norris on 'Badass' Ben Franklin in Exclusive 'Sons of Liberty' Video

19 May 2015 10:11 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Read More: Watch: At Funny or Die, Dean Norris Presents His Vision of How 'Breaking Bad' Should End If Dean Norris — the man who played Hank Schrader on "Breaking Bad" — wants to give you a history lesson, you better sit up and pay attention. In the clip above, Norris tells us what he learned about Benjamin Franklin while preparing to play him in History's miniseries "Sons of Liberty." So listen up! Director Kari Skogland and co-star Rafe Spall also chime in to discuss the famous American inventor, calling him "inspiring" (Skogland) and a "badass" (Spall) and discussing his lesser-known proclivities. Norris himself shows his admiration for the man's incredible mind as well as his human side. The exclusive clip is only part of a larger special feature soon to be featured on the "Sons of Liberty" Blu-ray. The six-hour event series aired earlier this year on History and »

- Ben Travers

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StudioCanal, HanWay board 'Swallows and Amazons'

14 May 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Iconic UK book series sails to production with Rafe Spall, Kelly Macdonald in lead roles.

StudioCanal has snapped up UK rights to the upcoming feature version of UK classic book series Swallows and Amazons from HanWay Films, which has launched world sales at Cannes.

Boardwalk Empire star Kelly Macdonald has newly joined the Harbour Pictures’ (Calendar Girls) production alongside Rafe Spall (Get Santa) who will lead the cast as the enigmatic Captain Flint.

Philippa Lowthorpe (Jamaica Inn) will direct from a screenplay by Andrea Gibb (Dear Frankie). 

Production on the film version will begin in the Lake District this summer. BBC Films and the BFI developed the project and are on-board for production finance. 

The film is set over an idyllic English summer holiday where the Walker children and their sailing rivals, the Blacketts, run amok in their boats against the impressive backdrop of the Lake District. But when the Walker’s uncle Jim is revealed »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Mad Men season 7 episode 12 review: Lost Horizon

10 May 2015 11:54 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Mad Men fans can’t complain they’re not getting closure as it continues its parade of bittersweet goodbyes…

This review contains spoilers.

7.12 Lost Horizon

One thing’s certain about Mad Men’s last season: no-one’ll be able to say fans didn’t get closure. We’re not going to be left bereft and shocked by the sudden departure of these characters. They’re all getting their exits, and we in turn, are getting our bittersweet goodbyes.

First of all, a goodbye to the firm itself. In the space of a month, Scp had been gutted, its swish operation transformed into an uninhabited wasteland. Offices won in tooth-and-nail battles had been deserted, their victors swallowed up into the gargantuan McCann Erickson or sloughed off and discarded. Wires hung from ceilings. A violent splatter of coffee was left unmopped on the kitchen floor. The monolithic computer that was ushered in »

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