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13 items from 2016


Tales of resistance by Anne-Katrin Titze

7 August 2016 4:06 AM, PDT | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Charlotte Le Bon and Anna Geislerová in Valentino with Cillian Murphy Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

Sean Ellis's Anthropoid, co-written with Anthony Frewin, stars Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy with Anna Geislerová, Charlotte Le Bon, Toby Jones, Alena Mihulová, Bill Milner, Detlef Bothe, Sean Mahon, Jan Hájek, and Brian Caspe.

Sally Potter's The Party with Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall, Bruno Ganz, and Cherry Jones (currently starring in The Glass Menagerie at the Edinburgh Festival) and Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk with Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, and Kenneth Branagh are in store for Cillian Murphy.

Anna Geislerová: "I knew I wanted to be Lenka before I read the script." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

Cédric Jimenez's adaptation of Laurent Binet's novel HHhH will star Rosamund Pike, Mia Wasikowska, Jason Clarke, Jack O'Connell, and Jack Reynor. Calvary director John Michael McDonagh had mentioned the book - which »

- Anne-Katrin Titze

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Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy Fight Nazis in ‘Anthropoid’ Trailer

17 June 2016 4:30 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy fight for their lives as underground operatives against the Nazis in Bleecker Street’s first trailer for the World War II thriller “Anthropoid.”

“Us being noticed gets us all shot,” Murphy’s character explains to his colleagues.

Bleecker Street recently nabbed U.S. rights to the drama from Ld Entertainment during the Cannes Film Festival. The movie is based on “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for the Czech operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich in May of 1942.

Heydrich, the main architect behind Adolf Hitler’s Final Solution, was the Reich’s third in command behind Hitler and Heinrich Himmler. He was also the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia.

The film follows two soldiers from the Czech army-in-exile, Josef Gabčík (Murphy) and Jan Kubiš (Dornan), who are parachuted into their occupied homeland in December of 1941. They must find a way to assassinate Heydrich, »

- Dave McNary

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Anthropoid Trailer Stars Cillian Murphy And Jamie Dornan As World War II Assassins

17 June 2016 12:05 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The first trailer for World War II thriller Anthropoid has arrived online, starring Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan as two Czech operatives tasked with the assassination of an SS officer.

With the movie set to arrive later this summer, it’s a wonder why we’ve heard so little about it until now – especially with a trailer that’s this intriguing. Cashback director Sean Ellis sits at the helm of this espionage pic, whose title refers to a specific mission where two operatives set about hunting down one of Hitler’s highest-ranking officials, SS Reinhard Heydrich. While the cinematic canon includes a lot of World War II thrillers, and many that involve espionage, Anthropoid looks like it’s planning to pack quite a punch thanks to the performances of its strong acting line-up.

Speaking of the cast, Murphy and Dornan are joined by a stellar support roster that includes Toby Jones, »

- Gem Seddon

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Cillian Murphy Stars in WWII Assassination Film 'Anthropoid' Trailer

16 June 2016 5:53 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"Take a look around... This is not some game... You get noticed, and that gets us noticed, and being noticed gets us all shot." Bleecker Street has released a trailer for the film titled Anthropoid, which is actually a reference to Operation Anthropoid, the code-name for the assassination mission in Czechoslovakia to take out The Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler, SS General Reinhard Heydrich. Actor Cillian Murphy stars as one of the Allied soldiers helping carry out the top-secret mission. He's joined by a cast including Jamie Dornan, Harry Lloyd, Charlotte Le Bon, Toby Jones and Bill Milner. This looks like a very intricate and tense thriller. I'm very impressed by this trailer, really want to see this. Take a look. Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Sean Ellis' Anthropoid, found on YouTube: Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission »

- Alex Billington

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Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan Fight the Nazis in First Trailer For ‘Anthropoid’

16 June 2016 11:16 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

It was just this week with the arrival of the Denial trailer that we commented it wouldn’t be awards season without a Holocaust drama. While Anthropoid is centered moreso around taking down Nazis and it arrives just before the standard award season, we’ll count it. Coming from director Sean Ellis (Metro Manila, Cashback), the first trailer has now arrived.

Led by Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan, they star as a pair of Allied soldiers who attempt to take down an SS General. Also starring Charlotte Le Bon, Anna Geislerová, Harry Lloyd, Alena Mihulová, Marcin Dorociński, Bill Milner, Sam Keeley, Jiří Simek, Mish Boyko, Václav Neuzil, Andrej Polák and Toby Jones, check out the trailer, photos, and poster below.

Anthropoid is based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the World War II mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich. The Reich’s third in command after Hitler and Himmler, Heydrich was the main architect behind the Final Solution and the leader of occupying Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia whose reign of terror prompted Allied soldiers (Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan) to hatch a top-secret mission that would change the face of Europe forever.

Anthropoid opens on August 12, 2016.

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- Leonard Pearce

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First Trailer: WW2 Thriller "Anthropoid"

16 June 2016 10:05 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Metro Manila" and "Cashback" director Sean Ellis returns with the WW2 thriller "Anthropoid" about an undercover mission by two Czech army soldiers (Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan) who parachute into an occupied Prague to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich - the architect behind the infamous Nazi 'Final Solution'. Charlotte Le Bon, Harry Lloyd, Bill Milner and Toby Jones also star in the project which opens August 12th.

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Jamie Dornan-Cillian Murphy WWII Drama ‘Anthropoid’ Gets Release Date

27 May 2016 8:29 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Bleecker Street has set World War II drama “Anthropoid,” starring Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy, for an Aug. 12 release in the U.S.

The distributor made the announcement on Friday, the 74th anniversary of the mission “Operation Anthropoid” on May 27, 1942.

Bleecker Street acquired U.S. rights to the drama two weeks ago from Ld Entertainment during the Cannes Film Festival. The movie is based on “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for the Czech operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich.

Heydrich, the main architect behind Adolf Hitler’s Final Solution, was the Reich’s third in command behind Hitler and Heinrich Himmler. He was also the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia.

The film follows two soldiers from the Czech army-in-exile, Josef Gabčík (Murphy) and Jan Kubiš (Dornan), who are parachuted into their occupied homeland in December of 1941. They must find a way to assassinate Heydrich, with limited intelligence »

- Dave McNary

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Bleecker Street takes Us rights to 'Anthropoid'

12 May 2016 9:44 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Second World War drama stars Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan.

Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan star in the Second World War true story about the plot to assassinate the chief architect of the Final Solution, Reinhard Heydrich.

Sean Ellis directed the Ld Entertainment thriller from a screenplay he wrote with Anthony Frewin based on Operation Anthropoid, the top secret mission to kill the Reich’s third in command.

The film follows the two soldiers from the Czech army-in-exile who parachute into their occupied homeland in December 1941 in search of the Nazi.

Charlotte Le Bon, Ana Geislerová, Harry Lloyd, Bill Milner and Toby Jones round out the cast. Ld Entertainment president Mickey Liddell produced with Pete Shilaimon and Ellis. 

Bleecker Street CEO Andrew Karpen said: “Sean Ellis’ film drops you right into the centre of resistance in WWII and takes viewers on an emotional ride all the way through its heart-stopping finale. We’re proud »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Jamie Dornan-Cillian Murphy War Drama ‘Anthropoid’ Sold to Bleecker Street

12 May 2016 8:42 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Bleecker Street has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Sean Ellis’ World War II drama “Anthropoid,” starring Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy, from Ld Entertainment.

The film is based on “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for the Czech operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. International rights are being sold at the Cannes Film Festival.

Heydrich, the main architect behind Adolf Hitler’s Final Solution, was the Reich’s third in command behind Hitler and Heinrich Himmler. He was also the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia.

The film follows two soldiers from the Czech army-in-exile, Josef Gabčík (Murphy) and Jan Kubiš (Dornan), who are parachuted into their occupied homeland in December of 1941. With limited intelligence and little equipment in a city under lockdown, they must find a way to assassinate Heydrich.

Ellis directed from a screenplay he wrote with Anthony Frewin. The film also stars Charlotte Le Bon, »

- Dave McNary

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Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy Drama ‘Anthropoid’ Goes to Bleecker Street for Us

12 May 2016 8:29 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bleecker Street has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Sean Ellis’ World War II drama “Anthropoid,” from Ld Entertainment, the company announced Thursday. Jamie Dornan (“Fifty Shades of Grey”) and Cillian Murphy (“Peaky Blinders”) star along with Charlotte Le Bon, Ana Geislerova, Harry Lloyd, Bill Milner and Tony Jones. “Anthropoid” is based on the true story of “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for Czech operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. He was the Reich’s third in command behind Hitler and Himmler. In addition to directing, Ellis wrote the screenplay with Anthony Frewin. “Anthropoid” is produced by Mickey Liddell, »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Bill Milner & Maisie Williams Boot Up ‘iBoy’; Ennis Esmer Joins ‘Miss Sloane’

26 February 2016 10:01 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Bill Milner (X-Men: First Class, Son of Rambow) and Maisie Williams (Game of ThronesThe Falling) are set to star in iBoy, a thriller from Xyz Films and Wigwam Films and Pretty PicturesMiranda Richardson (Rita Skeeter in two Harry Potter films) and Rory Kinnear (Spectre, The Imitation Game) co-star. Milner plays Tom, whose average teenage existence is turned on its head when a violent encounter with local thugs leaves fragments of his shattered smartphone embedded in… »

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Maisie Williams-Bill Milner thriller 'iBoy' underway

26 February 2016 9:38 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Xyz Films, Wigwam Films and Pretty Pictures team up for the Ya sci-fi thriller.

Shoot is underway in London on super hero thriller iBoy, starring Bill Milner and Maisie Williams.

The Xyz Films and Wigwam Films/Pretty Pictures production based on the novel by Kevin Brooks is directed by Adam Randall, written by Joe Barton and also stars Miranda Richardson and Rory Kinnear.

Gail Mutrux for Pretty Pictures and Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill and Lucan Toh for Wigwam Films will be producing the film, alongside Nate Bolotin and Nick Spicer for Xyz Films, who are also financing.

The thriller follows Tom (Milner), an average teenager whose world is turned on its head when a violent encounter with local thugs leaves fragments of his shattered smartphone embedded in his brain. He wakes from a coma to discover that returning to normal teenage life is impossible because he has developed a strange set of super powers. With these new »

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

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iBoy casting news

19 February 2016 1:18 PM, PST | ScreenTerrier | See recent ScreenTerrier news »

Bill Milner and Maisie Williams are set to star together in iBoy, described as a super hero thriller for the digital generation.

20 year old Bill Milner (represented by Curtis Brown) will star as Tom, a role previously attached to his Son of Rambow co-star Will Poulter, with Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams (represented by Louise Johnston Management) playing Lucy, the girl he secretly loves.

The pair previously appeared together in the BBC ghost story The Secret of Crickley Hall.

They will star alongside Rory Kinnear and Miranda Richardson in the film which is based on the novel by Kevin Brooks.

A super hero thriller for the digital generation. Tom’s average teenage existence is turned on its head when a violent encounter with local thugs leaves fragments of shattered iPhone embedded in his brain. Tom knows, sees, and can do more than any normal boy ever could. With his »

- noreply@blogger.com (ScreenTerrier)

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