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‘My Name Is Lenny’ wraps as John Hurt is added to the cast

21 September 2016 8:48 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

My Name Is Lenny, the forthcoming biopic of legendary East End bare-knuckle fighter Lenny McLean has officially wrapped principal photography in the capital.

The film is based on the true life story of Britain’s most notorious bare-knuckle fighter, Lenny McLean, also known as The Guv’nor. Josh Helman (X-Men: Apocalypse; Mad Max: Fury Road) stars as Britain’s toughest man, with BAFTA winner Chanel Cresswell (This Is England: 90; The Aliens) as his wife, Val McLean, and current Ufc Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping (Twin Peaks; xXx: Return of Xander Cage) as his arch rival, Roy ‘Pretty Boy’ Shaw.

The big news is that John Hurt also filmed scenes for the movie in an unspecified part.

Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1&2), Jennifer Brooke (Astral), Charley Palmer Rothwell (Legend, Ripper Street) and the current bare knuckle world champion fighter Decca Heggie also appear in supporting roles. »

- Paul Heath

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John Hurt joins Lenny McLean biopic My Name Is Lenny

19 September 2016 7:24 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Salon Pictures has announced that Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA-winning actor John Hurt has joined the cast of My Name Is Lenny, the upcoming biopic of bare-knuckle fighter Lenny McLean.

X-Men: Apocalypse star Josh Helman leads the cast as The Guv’nor, with Chanel Cresswell (This Is England ’90) playing his wife Val and Ufc Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping (xXx: The Return of Xander Cage) as his arch rival Roy ‘Pretty Boy’ Shaw.

Also featuring in the supporting cast of the film are Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), Jennifer Brooke (Astral), Charley Palmer Rothwell (Ripper Street) and the current bare knuckle world champion fighter Decca Heggie.

See Also: First look at Josh Helman as Lenny McLean in biopic My Name is Lenny

My Name Is Lenny is directed by Ron Scalpello (Bobby) and chronicles Lenny McLean’s origin as a young street fighter in 1970s East London, the haunting effects of horrific childhood abuse, »

- Gary Collinson

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John Hurt joins boxing drama 'My Name Is Lenny'

19 September 2016 4:26 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Shooting has wrapped in East London on the Salon Pictures features.

Two-time Oscar nominee John Hurt has joined the cast of My Name Is Lenny, the boxing drama biopic from UK production outfit Salon Pictures.

Wrapping a four-week shoot in London’s East End today (Sept 19), the film tells the story of one of Britain’s most notorious bare-knuckle fighters, Lenny McLean.

Josh Helman stars as the titular Lenny, alongside Nick Moran, Chanel Cresswell, current Ufc Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping and Charlie Palmer Rothwell. Hurt has replaced Michael Gambon in the cast.

Ron Scalpello (Offender) directs from a screenplay written by Paul Van Carter and Martin Askew. Van Carter produces with his fellow Salon Pictures co-founder Nick Taussig, alongside Michael Mendelsohn of Patriot Pictures (who are financing the feature) and Jamie McLean, son of the titular Lenny. Salon’s Christopher J Reynolds is an executive producer.

Embankment is handling sales. Lionsgate picked »

- tom.grater@screendaily.com (Tom Grater)

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"X-Men: Apocalypse" - Mutant 'Gag Reel'

18 September 2016 10:44 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take a look @ newly released 'gag reel' blooper footage from director Bryan Singer's 3D feature "X-Men: Apocalypse", starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Rose Byrne, Nicholas Hoult, Olivia Munn, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Lucas Till, Josh Helman, Lana Condor and Ben Hardy, available October 5, 2016 on DVD:

"...since the dawn of civilization, 'Apocalypse', the first and most powerful mutant, was worshiped as a god. Amassing the powers of many other mutants, he became immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it.

"And recruits a team of powerful mutants to cleanse humanity and create a new world order over which he will reign. 

"As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, 'Raven' with the help of 'Professor X' must lead a team of young 'X-Men' to stop their nemesis. »

- Michael Stevens

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Trailer for Lenny McLean documentary The Guv’nor

9 September 2016 1:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lionsgate has released a trailer for The Guv’nor, a new documentary exploring the life of bareknuckle fighter and enforcer Lenny McLean, which is based upon his bestselling autobiography and produced by the team behind Gascoigne; check it out below after the official synopsis…

See Also: First look at Josh Helman as Lenny McLean in biopic My Name is Lenny

The life of famed East End luminary Lenny McLean gets a touching, personal treatment in The Guv’nor. Famous (and infamous) as a bareknuckle boxer, bouncer, enforcer, and doorman from the late ‘60s, McLean’s journey from unlicensed fighter to best-selling author and star of Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels is also the story of a working class man from Hoxton weathering the changing decades before his untimely death in 1998. Director Paul Van Carter follows Lenny’s son Jamie as he explores his father’s story from his troubled upbringing, »

- Gary Collinson

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Fury Road's Josh Helman to play bare-knuckle fighter in My Name is Lenny

22 August 2016 8:59 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Chanel Cresswell and Josh Helman in.My.Name is Lenny.

Principal photography has begun in London on My Name is Lenny, starring Aussie actor Josh Helman (X-Men: Apocalypse, Mad Max: Fury Road) as British bare-knuckle fighter Lenny McLean..

The film is being produced by Salon Pictures, which recently wrapped on Jonathan Teplitzky.s Churchill starring Brian Cox and Miranda Richardson..

Joining Helman is current Ufc middleweight champion Michael Bisping as his arch rival, Roy .Pretty Boy. Shaw as well as veterans Michael Gambon (Harry Potter, Hail Caesar) and Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels).

The film is directed by Ron Scalpello (Offender, Pressure) and written by Martin Askew (Rocknrolla) and Salon co-founder Paul Van Carter (one of the producers of Churchill).

Van Carter said that Salon was "delighted to finally bring the legend of Lenny to life by making an intelligent and intimate film with our amazing cast. »

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First look at Josh Helman as Lenny McLean in biopic My Name is Lenny

22 August 2016 5:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With production getting underway today, Salon Pictures has released a first look image of Josh Helman as Lenny McClean in the upcoming biopic My Name is Lenny. The image shows Helman alongside This Is England star Chanel Cresswell, who plays his wife Val…

My Name Is Lenny chronicles Lenny McLean’s origin as a young street fighter in 1970s East End London, the haunting effects of horrific childhood abuse, and his bitter rivalry with Roy Shaw across three unlicensed boxing matches, culminating in Lenny taking the championship title of “The Guv’nor”.

Josh Helman (X-Men: Apocalypse; Mad Max: Fury Road) stars as Britain’s toughest man, with BAFTA winner Chanel Cresswell (This Is England: 90; The Aliens) as his wife, Val McLean, and current Ufc middleweight champion Michael Bisping (Twin Peaks; xXx: Return of Xander Cage) as his arch rival, Roy ‘Pretty Boy’ Shaw. The supporting cast also features Michael Gambon »

- Gary Collinson

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Lionsgate takes boxing biopic 'My Name Is Lenny' for UK

22 August 2016 5:10 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Shooting has begun in London on the Salon Pictures feature, which stars Josh Helman and Michael Gambon.

Lionsgate has taken UK rights to Salon Pictures’ forthcoming boxing biopic My Name Is Lenny, which stars Josh Helman (X-Men: Apocalypse) and Michael Gambon.

The film began principal photography today in London, with a four-week shoot set to take place across locales including Hoxton and Islington.

The biopic tells the story of bare knuckle boxer Lenny McLean, who grew up in 1970s East London and went on to become a champion fighter.

Ron Scalpello (Offender) directs from a screenplay written by Paul Van Carter and Martin Askew.

Van Carter produces with his fellow Salon Pictures co-founder Nick Taussig, alongside Michael Mendelsohn of Patriot Pictures (who are financing the feature) and Jamie McLean, son of the titular Lenny. Salon’s Christopher J Reynolds is an executive producer.

Embankment are handling sales.

Also on Salon Pictures’ slate is the Brian Cox-starring »

- tom.grater@screendaily.com (Tom Grater)

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First look at ‘My Name Is Lenny’, the biopic of Lenny ‘The Guv’nor’ McLean

22 August 2016 3:44 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

My Name Is Lenny first look: Shooting has started on the biopic of late Easy End bare-knuckle fighter Lenny McLean.

See our My Name Is Lenny first look below.

Shooting has officially commenced on My Life Is Lenny, the brand new biopic based on legendary East End bare-knuckle fighter Lenny McLean, also known as The Guv’nor.

Josh Helman (X-Men: Apocalypse; Mad Max: Fury Road) stars as Britain’s toughest man, with BAFTA winner Chanel Cresswell (This Is England: 90; The Aliens) as his wife, Val McLean, and current Ufc middleweight champion Michael Bisping (Twin Peaks; xXx: Return of Xander Cage) as his arch rival, Roy ‘Pretty Boy’ Shaw. The supporting cast also features Michael Gambon (Harry Potter series; Hail Caesar), Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1&2) Jennifer Brooke (Astral), Charley Palmer Rothwell (Legend, Ripper Street) and the current bare knuckle world champion fighter Decca Heggie. »

- Paul Heath

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Boxing Movie ‘My Name Is Lenny’ Starts to Shoot in London (Exclusive)

22 August 2016 1:40 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Boxing movie “My Name Is Lenny,” which stars “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “X-Men: Apocalypse” actor Josh Helman, has started filming in London.

Principal photography on the film, which is produced by Salon Pictures and will be released in the U.K. by Lionsgate, is expected to take place over four weeks in North London neighborhoods Hoxton and Islington.

The pic is based on the true life story of bare-knuckle fighter Lenny McLean, also known as “The Guv’nor.” Helman stars as the boxer, with Chanel Cresswell, a BAFTA winner with “This Is England: 90,” as his wife, Val McLean. Ufc middleweight champion Michael Bisping (“Twin Peaks,” “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”) plays his arch rival, Roy “Pretty Boy” Shaw.

The supporting cast features Michael Gambon (“Harry Potter” series, “Hail, Caesar!”), Nick Moran (“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”), Jennifer Brooke (“Astral”), Charley Palmer Rothwell (“Legend, »

- Leo Barraclough

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Wayward Pines: Season Three Still Possible for Fox Series

11 August 2016 7:44 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Is Wayward Pines coming back? Recently, Fox chief Dana Walden discussed the future of the supernatural drama, TVLine reports.From M. Night Shyamalan, Wayward Pines is set in a mysterious Idaho town where the human race is endangered. The cast includes Jason Patric, Djimon Hounsou, Nimrat Kaur, Josh Helman, Kacey Rohl, and Tom Stevens. Season two just ended in July.Read More… »

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Wayward Pines: Cancel or Renew for Season Three?

28 July 2016 12:50 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Last summer, Fox launched Wayward Pines. The network announced that the last episode of the season was the "series finale" but later decided to order a second season anyway. Was that move a mistake? Should Wayward Pines be renewed for a third season?On Wayward Pines, the residents of the town must battle against the iron-fisted rule of the First Generation. Doctor Theo Yedlin (Jason Patric) is a new resident of the community. He awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the middle of this rebellion. He tries to understand what Wayward Pines really is and while helping to preserve the endangered human race. The rest of the cast includes Djimon Hounsou, Nimrat Kaur, Josh Helman, Kacey Rohl, Tom Stevens, Hope Davis, Shannyn Sossamon, Carla Gugino, Toby Jones, Tim Griffin, Charlie Tahan, Melissa Leo, and Terrence Howard.The first season of Wayward Pines drew »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Exclusive – Listen to two tracks from the Wayward Pines season 2 finale score by Charlie Clouser

26 July 2016 8:58 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The season two finale of Wayward Pines airs tomorrow (Wednesday, June 27th), and to whet your appetite we’ve got our hands on two tracks from the final score by Charlie Clouser; give them a listen here…

See Also: Exclusive: Composer Charlie Clouser talks Wayward Pines season 2

Starring Jason Patric (“Rush,” “Narc”), two-time Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou (“Blood Diamond,” “In America”) and Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Hope Davis (“American Crime,” “The Newsroom”), the 10-episode, second season will pick up after the shocking events of Season One, with the residents of Wayward Pines battling against the iron-fisted rule of the First Generation.

Dr. Theo Yedlin (Patric) – a new resident of Wayward Pines – awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the middle of this rebellion, as he tries to understand what Wayward Pines really is and help preserve the endangered human race. Hounsou will portray Cj Mitchum, an »

- Gary Collinson

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Promo and images for Wayward Pines’ Season 2 Finale – ‘Bedtime Story’

21 July 2016 4:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s the season two finale of Wayward Pines, this coming Wednesday, and Fox has released a batch of images and a promo for ‘Bedtime Story’, which we have for you here…

As the Abbies descend upon the town, Theo is forced to make a decision that could seal humanity’s fate in the all-new “Bedtime Story” season finale episode of Wayward Pines airing Wednesday, July 27 (9:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. (Pin-210) (TV-14 D, S, V)

Cast: Jason Patric as Dr. Theo Yedlin; Nimrat Kaur as Rebecca Yedlin; Djimon Hounsou as Cj Mitchum; Josh Helman as Xander Beck; Tom Stevens as Jason Higgins; Kacey Rohl as Kerry Campbell

Guest Cast: Christopher Meyer as Mario; Michael Garza as Frank; Emma Tremblay as Lucy; Siobhan Fallon Hogan as Arlene Moran; Amitai Marmorstein as Oscar

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- Amie Cranswick

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Promo and images for Wayward Pines Season 2 Episode 8 – ‘Pass Judgment’

7 July 2016 7:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has released a promo and a batch of images from next week’s eighth episode of Wayward Pines season two, entitled ‘Pass Judgment’; take a look below…

Theo teams up with Hassler to track the escaped Abbie leader; Xander confronts Rebecca about her condition and Jason learns devastating news about Kerry in the all-new “Pass Judgment” episode of Wayward Pines airing Wednesday, July 13 (9:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. (Pin-208) (TV-14 D, S, V)

Cast: Jason Patric as Dr. Theo Yedlin; Nimrat Kaur as Rebecca Yedlin; Djimon Hounsou as Cj Mitchum; Hope Davis as Megan Fisher; Josh Helman as Xander Beck; Tom Stevens as Jason Higgins; Kacey Rohl as Kerry Campbell

Guest Cast: Toby Jones as David Pilchner; Tim Griffin as Adam Hassler; Christopher Meyer as Mario; Michael Garza as Frank; Emma Tremblay as Lucy; Siobhan Fallon Hogan as Arlene Moran; Amitai Marmorstein as Oscar

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- Amie Cranswick

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Promo and images for Wayward Pines Season 2 Episode 7 – ‘Time Will Tell’

30 June 2016 9:06 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has released a promo and a batch of images from next week’s seventh episode of Wayward Pines season two, entitled ‘Time Will Tell’; check them out here…

Theo and Megan disagree over the Abbies’ intelligence, as the doctor attempts to communicate with their leader. Then, an underestimation has deadly consequences. Also, Cj reflects on his life and the great responsibilities he’s had over the centuries in the all-new “Time Will Tell” episode of Wayward Pines airing Wednesday, July 6 (9:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. (Pin-207) (TV-14 D, S, V)

Cast: Jason Patric as Dr. Theo Yedlin; Nimrat Kaur as Rebecca Yedlin; Djimon Hounsou as Cj Mitchum; Hope Davis as Megan Fisher; Josh Helman as Xander Beck; Tom Stevens as Jason Higgins; Kacey Rohl as Kerry Campbell

Guest Cast: Toby Jones as David Pilcher; Tim Griffin as Adam Hassler

See Also: Follow all of our Wayward Pines »

- Amie Cranswick

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Promo and images for Wayward Pines Season 2 Episode 6 – ‘City Upon a Hill’

23 June 2016 1:35 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has released a promo and a batch of images for next week’s sixth episode of Wayward Pines season 2, entitled ‘City Upon a Hill’; check them out here…

Guest Stars Toby Jones, Shannyn Sossamon and Tim Griffin Reprise their Season One Roles!

The Abbies attack Cj and the harvesters, leaving Teresa in grave danger and the town dangerously low on food supplies. Then, Theo constructs a makeshift triage unit, but he may not be able to repair his marriage to Rebecca. Also, Xander still has some fight left in him as Jason questions his abilities to lead in the all-new “City Upon A Hill” episode of Wayward Pines airing Wednesday, June 29 (9:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. (Pin-206) (TV-14 D, S, V)

Cast: Jason Patric as Dr. Theo Yedlin; Nimrat Kaur as Rebecca Yedlin; Djimon Hounsou as Cj Mitchum; Hope Davis as Megan Fisher; Josh Helman as »

- Amie Cranswick

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Promo and images for Wayward Pines Season 2 Episode 5 – ‘Sound the Alarm’

16 June 2016 10:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has released a promo and a batch of images for next week’s fifth episode of Wayward Pines season 2, entitled ‘Sound the Alarm’; check them out here…

Guest Stars Toby Jones, Shannyn Sossamon and Tim Griffin Reprise their Season One Roles!

Rebecca recalls first meeting Pilcher as an architect and the creation of Wayward Pines is revealed. Theo is shocked by a secret Rebecca divulges to him; Teresa tells Cj and Adam she wants to live outside the protected walls as Megan experiments on the first female Abbie that has been captured in the all-new “Sound The Alarm” episode of Wayward Pines airing Wednesday, June 22 (9:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. (Pin-205) (TV-14 D,S, V)

Cast: Jason Patric as Dr. Theo Yedlin; Nimrat Kaur as Rebecca Yedlin; Djimon Hounsou as Cj Mitchum; Hope Davis as Megan Fisher; Josh Helman as Xander Beck; Tom Stevens as Jason »

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‘Wayward Pines': Djimon Hounsou Wants to Push the Town’s Limits (Exclusive Video)

15 June 2016 12:58 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The citizens of Wayward Pines are looking to make a change in this week’s episode. In an exclusive clip obtained by TheWrap, Cj (Djimon Hounsou) declares that they must plant crops beyond the town’s perimeter fence now that the Abbies have retreated. But Megan (Hope Davis) is unsure. They have no idea where the Abbies have gone or when/if they will return. Jason (Tom Stevens) steps in, however, and says that the town’s survival depends on securing their food. Also Read: 'Wayward Pines' Review: Can Jason Patric Escape Death in Season 2? Also in this week’s episode, »

- Joe Otterson

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Promo and images for Wayward Pines Season 2 Episode 4 – ‘Exit Strategy’

9 June 2016 5:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has released a promo and images for next week’s fourth episode of Wayward Pines season 2, entitled ‘Exit Strategy’; check them out below…

It’S Time To Expand Outside The Fence On An All-new “Wayward Pines” Wednesday, June 15, On Fox

Guest Stars Shannyn Sossamon and Tim Griffin Reprise their Season One Roles!

Trapped outside the fence at the end of the first episode, Xander returns to Wayward Pines – bringing someone unexpected back with him who helps him learn more about the Abbies’ intentions. Meanwhile, Rebecca puts herself at odds with Megan in order to help Lucy, a young girl who is trying to escape a Wayward Pines tradition, and Cj leads a brave group on an expedition beyond the fence to expand humanity’s claim on the Earth, despite Theo’s protests, in the all-new “Exit Strategy” episode of Wayward Pines airing Wednesday, June 15 (9:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. »

- Amie Cranswick

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