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Ever since Downton Abbey finished its final season last year, rumors of a movie sequel have circulated. Now, Hollywood Life reports the UK series is finally coming to the big screen.A historical drama, Downton Abbey follows the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants during the early 20th century. The cast includes Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Siobhan Finneran, Joanne Froggatt, Rob James-Collier, Allen Leech, Elizabeth McGovern, and Maggie Smith. The final season finished airing on PBS in the U.S. in 2016.Read More… »
With just a month to go until its theatrical release, a poster and trailer have arrived online for director Jonathan Mostow’s upcoming action thriller The Hunter’s Prayer which stars Sam Worthington, Odeya Rush, Allen Leech, Amy Landecker, Martin Compston, and Veronica Echegui; take a look below…
When an assassin’s conscience gets the better of him, he finds himself defying orders and instead protecting the young woman he was hired to kill. With both now marked for death, their only hope of survival is to form an uneasy alliance as they flee across Europe, hunted by powerful forces who will stop at nothing to kill them both. As the hitman drags the weight of his sins behind him and the young woman is forced to grow in spite of her situation, both come to understand that even if they survive, their souls may not.
The Hunter’s Prayer »
- Amie Cranswick
"There are people out there... they're hunting you." An official trailer has arrived for an action thriller film titled The Hunter's Prayer, or just Hunter's Prayer for short, about a skilled assassin who becomes a protector instead. The film stars Sam Worthington as an assassin who has always lived a life of his own, without any attachments. When he's hired to kill a young woman, at the last minute he chooses to watch over her instead, and then joins with her to get revenge on the people responsible for brutally murdering her family. The cast includes Odeya Rush, Martin Compston, Amy Landecker, Veronica Echegui, and Allen Leech. Not surprisingly, this looks blatantly mediocre, with plenty of assassin action but nothing we haven't seen many times before. I'm sure this will be forgotten quickly, but maybe a few of you will catch it. Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Jonathan Mostow's The Hunter's Prayer, »
- Alex Billington
The U.S. run of Julian Fellowes’ award-winning series Downton Abbey aired its finale in March 2016 after six seasons and now, exactly a year after later, the show’s star Michelle Dockery remains hopeful the doors on the fictional Yorkshire country estate are still open for a film adaptation.
There’s just one problem — getting the entire cast back together.
“I think there is still potential for a Downton film,” the 35-year-old actress told the Associated Press at the New York City screening for her film The Sense of an Ending on Monday. “These things take time. It seems to »
- Dave Quinn
It’s a small world after all!
Though the BBC show came to an end in 2015, the cast has remained tight with one another.
- Christina Dugan
The Downton Abbey cast is still as close as ever.
The cast had a mini reunion at the Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday night. Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Lesley Nicoli, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan and more posed together on the red carpet.
And while the show might have wrapped in 2015, the cast still makes sure to stay in touch.
“We bump into one another,” Logan said on People and Entertainment Weekly’s official live pre-show. “We did have a meetup recently. Some of us were all there — 30 of us. We had dinner.”
• People and Entertainment Weekly are hosting the »
- Jodi Guglielmi
6 items from 2017
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