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5 items from 2014


Young cast announced for new E4 murder mystery series Glue

2 April 2014 12:56 PM, PDT | ScreenTerrier | See recent ScreenTerrier news »

Shooting has begun this week in Berkshire on Glue, a brand new original series created and written by BAFTA-winning writer Jack Thorne (This is England, Skins, The Fades) for E4.

E4 has brought together some of Britain’s brightest young talent from film, TV, stage and music to star in the new series including:

Yasmin Paige, star of critically-acclaimed feature Submarine;

Jessie Cave, best known as Lavender Brown in Harry Potter;

Waterloo Road and The Sarah Jane Adventures actor Tommy Lawrence Knight;

Faye Marsay, who stole Howard’s heart as new housemate Candice in Channel 4’s Fresh Meat;

The young cast also features:

Jordan Stephens, platinum-selling hip-hop duo Rizzle Kicks, making his acting debut:

Callum Turner who recently starred opposite Helen McCrory in ITV drama Leaving;

Charlotte Spencer last seen as Carly Kirk in BBC Two’s Line of Duty;

Tommy McDonnell, currently in cinemas in acclaimed British prison »

- noreply@blogger.com (ScreenTerrier)

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Waterloo Road, Rizzle Kicks stars for new E4 drama Glue

2 April 2014 4:52 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

E4 has announced a cast of rising stars for its new drama Glue.

Tommy Lawrence Knight and Yasmin Paige - former co-stars on The Sarah Jane Adventures - will reunite for the new series from BAFTA winner Jack Thorne (This is England, Skins, The Fades).

Waterloo Road actor Knight and Submarine star Paige will be joined by Jordan Stephens - one half of hip-hop duo Rizzle Kicks - and Fresh Meat actress Faye Marsay.

Harry Potter's Jessie Cave, Starred Up actor Tommy McDonnell, New Worlds star Billy Howie, Frankenstein's Callum Turner and Charlotte Spencer - Carly Kirk in BBC Two's Line of Duty - complete the cast.

Kierston Wareing (EastEnders), Steve Oram (Sightseers), Kerry Fox (The Crimson Field) and Jonny Owen (Shameless) will join the young cast.

Glue will explore the impact that the discovery of a local boy's body has on a small English village, as secrets »

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Av secures gangster duo deals

24 February 2014 11:00 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: The Orchard picks up North American rights to Gangster Playboy Legends and sequel.

London sales outfit Av Pictures has inked deals with The Orchard for North American rights to crime duo Gangster Playboy Legends and sequel Gangster Playboys Retribution.

Both films will form part of a new genre label within distributor Orchard, which previously acquired Av’s Comedown.

Sales on Gangster Playboy Legends have previously closed for Australia/Nz (Rialto), Benelux (Premiere TV Distribution), China (Jy Entertainment), France (Marco Polo), Germany (Ksm), Greece (Videorama), Japan (Take Shobo) and Scandinavia (Take One).

Discussions are ongoing with most of the same distributors on the sequel.

Gangster Playboy Legends depicts the rise and fall of the notorious Essex Boys Gang, whilst the sequel is inspired by the subsequent revenge rampage that followed the true life Range Rover Murders.

The ensemble casts include Billy Murray, Alex Esmail, Peter Barrett and Kierston Wareing.

Both films are directed by Paul Tanter with the »

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

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Christopher Eccleston at 50: 10 of his best film and TV roles

16 February 2014 1:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Happy birthday to Christopher Eccleston, who turns 50 today (Sunday, February 16).

A stalwart of television, film and theatre, Chris has played some of television's most iconic characters (from Our Friends in the North's Nicky Hutchinson to Doctor Who's titular hero), brought life to numerous 'everyman' roles with extraordinary performances and used his work to explore themes of justice, loyalty and friendship.

To celebrate Christopher's half-century, Digital Spy has chosen ten standout performances from his film and television work, presented in chronological order. Given his acting career spans almost 25 years, a few didn't make our personal top ten, but as always, do tell us about your favourites in the comments section...

Shallow Grave (1994)

Danny Boyle's dizzying breakthrough movie Shallow Grave not only launched the career of Ewan McGregor, it propelled Christopher Eccleston - already an established TV star - into the big league.

Chris's portrayal of chartered accountant »

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Christopher Eccleston at 50: 10 of his best film and TV roles

16 February 2014 1:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Happy birthday to Christopher Eccleston, who turns 50 today (Sunday, February 16).

A stalwart of television, film and theatre, Chris has played some of television's most iconic characters (from Our Friends in the North's Nicky Hutchinson to Doctor Who's titular hero), brought life to numerous 'everyman' roles with extraordinary performances and used his work to explore themes of justice, loyalty and friendship.

To celebrate Christopher's half-century, Digital Spy has chosen ten standout performances from his film and television work, presented in chronological order. Given his acting career spans almost 25 years, a few didn't make our personal top ten, but as always, do tell us about your favourites in the comments section...

Shallow Grave (1994)

Danny Boyle's dizzying breakthrough movie Shallow Grave not only launched the career of Ewan McGregor, it propelled Christopher Eccleston - already an established TV star - into the big league.

Chris's portrayal of chartered accountant »

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