10 items from 2017
Fox Searchlight has announced today that its upcoming biopic Goodbye Christopher Robin has been given a November 10 release date, while unveiling the first four photos. It's possible that the first trailer and poster may be coming any day, but until then, the studio has released the first look at Domhnall Gleeson as author A.A. Milne, Margot Robbie as his wife Daphne and Will Tilston as his young son, the real Christopher Robin. This biopic shows how the author's family life helped inspired the iconic Winnie the Pooh character.
Goodbye Christopher Robin gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (Will Tilston), whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie), and his nanny Olive (Kelly Macdonald), Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books, »
It’s hard to imagine anyone other than Claire Foy playing Queen Elizabeth in Netflix’s The Crown. But come season three, Foy and her co-star Matt Smith will be recast as the show jumps decades down the road in the lives of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
Foy, who took home a Golden Globe and SAG Award for her role, opened up about leaving the show after the second season during the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival over the weekend.
“That’s not a shock – we always knew when we signed up to it,” she said. “And also not »
- Erin Hill
The TV movie is being directed by Julian Farino, and sees Cumberbatch as Stephen Lewis, a successful children’s author whose life is forever changed when is daughter is kidnapped during a routine trip to the supermarket.
Cumberbatch is joined in the cast by Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire) as Lewis’ estranged wife, and Stephen Campbell Moore (The Bank Job, Season of the Witch) and Saskia Reeves (Anna, A Christmas Carol) as his two best friends. »
- Gary Collinson
Brockmire, which stars its executive producer Azaria (The Simpsons) as the titular character, follows a famous baseball announcer 10 years after a public meltdown (triggered by his learning of his wife’s infidelity) that ruined his reputation and made him a viral sensation. The show’s cast also includes Amanda Peet (Togetherness) as the strong-willed owner of the Morristown Frackers minor league team and Tyrel Jackson Williams (Lab Rats) as an social media-savvy intern.
“This show is the most fun I’ve ever had. »
Now that Sherlock has entered a state of stasis for the foreseeable future – indefinitely, perhaps? – Doctor Strange himself, Benedict Cumberbatch has reunited with the creative forces at the BBC and PBS’ Masterpiece for The Child in Time, a one-off 90-minute drama based on the somber novel by Ian McEwan.
Two months have passed since Cumberbatch agreed terms to headline the drama, and we now have confirmation of three new cast members: Black Mirror‘s Kelly Macdonald, Stephen Campbell Moore and Saskia Reeves. Filming is already underway in the English capital of London, with today’s official first-look photo unveiling a mournful Benedict Cumberbatch walking alone in the woods.
Set two years after the sudden disappearance of his daughter, Cumberbatch will executive produce and headline The Child in Time as Stephen Lewis, a “successful children’s book author whose daughter suddenly goes missing in the lyrical and heartbreaking exploration of love, »
- Michael Briers
“Sherlock” fans needing a Benedict Cumberbatch fix can revel in the first look photo from his upcoming Masterpiece on PBS series “The Child In Time.” While the sneak peek image simply shows the British actor walking through the woods in England wearing a Barbour jacket and a serious expression, it was enough of a teaser to placate millions of anxious Cumberbitches around the world. Stephen Butchard’s adaptation of Ian McEwan’s award-winning novel also stars Kelly Macdonald (“Boardwalk Empire,” “Trainspotting”), Stephen Campbell Moore (“The History Boys,” “The Go-Between”) and Saskia Reeves (“Wolf Hall,” “Wallander”). Also Read: Benedict Cumberbatch to »
- Debbie Emery
Filming has started on BBC One/Masterpiece’s The Child In Time with Kelly Macdonald joining Benedict Cumberbatch in the adaptation of Ian McEwan's award-winning 1987 novel. Also boarding are Stephen Campbell Moore and Saskia Reeves. Pinewood Television and Cumberbatch’s SunnyMarch TV are producing. Check out the first-look photo of Cumberbatch below. Stephen Butchard wrote the 90-minute drama about Stephen Lewis, a successful children's book author whose daughter suddenly… »
Three new cast members have joined Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC drama “The Child in Time,” which has started filming in and around London. Directed by Julian Farino it is the first production of Cumberbatch’s SunnyMarch TV production banner.
“Boardwalk Empire” star Kelly Macdonald will play the estranged wife of Cumberbatch’s children’s author Stephen Lewis, who struggles to find purpose in life following the disappearance of his daughter two years earlier. Stephen Campbell Moore and Saskia Reeves have also joined the production playing Lewis’ best friends.
Adapted by Stephen Butchard (“The Last Kingdom”) from a novel by Ian McEwan, “The Child in Time” is a one-off 90-minute drama produced by Pinewood Television and SunnyMarch TV for BBC One. It is co-produced by PBS’ Masterpiece.
“I’m delighted to have such a talented cast join Benedict, Julian and the team and I’m very much looking forward to seeing them bring Stephen’s script to screen »
- Robert Mitchell
Claire Foy likes to keep her big award in a pretty peculiar place.
The Crown actress took to the red carpet at Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, and revealed where she keeps her Golden Globe statuette — in the bathroom.
“You can’t put it somewhere noticeable, because that would be showing off,” Foy said.
Foy, 32, who portrays Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix period drama that chronicles the monarch’s life, won the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama series earlier this month.
People and Entertainment Weekly are hosting the official live pre-show for the SAG Awards on Sunday, »
- Char Adams
Claire Foy has earned an industry honor fit for a queen.
The 32-year-old star of Netflix’s The Crown, a sprawling chronicle of Queen Elizabeth II’s life, won the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama series at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual awards ceremony Sunday night.
Foy was ecstatic while accepting the statuette, which she nabbed over Westworld‘s Evan Rachel Wood, Stranger Things‘ Winona Ryder, Outlander star Caitriona Balfe and previous winner (and star of FX’s The Americans) Keri Russell.
“I’m having an out-of-body experience,” she said accepting the award. “When you play a real-life person, »
10 items from 2017
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