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Shakespeare in Love - first pictures from the new West End play

8 July 2014 12:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The first pictures have been released from the stage adaptation of Shakespeare in Love.

The adaptation of the Oscar-winning 1998 movie is currently in previews at London's Noël Coward Theatre.

It has been adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) and features a company of 28 actors and musicians.

It is directed by Declan Donnellan and designed by Nick Ormerod, and tickets are on sale now.

Tom Bateman plays William Shakespeare and Viola de Lesseps is played by Lucy Briggs-Owen.

Anna Carteret plays Queen Elizabeth and Tony Bell takes on the role of Ralph.

"Everyone who loves the theatre loves what Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman created with the miracle that is Shakespeare in Love," said Thomas Schumacher, President and Producer of Disney Theatrical Productions.

"It is a Valentine to the Theatre and what better way to celebrate that than to turn to consummate theatre artists; Declan, Nick, Lee and »

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Gwyneth Paltrow's Vegetarian Diet Dumped - No Longer on Chris Martin's Menu

5 July 2014 8:22 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Gwyneth Paltrow's vegetarian diet has been don't buy her on-again off-again husband Chris Martin. The Coldplay frontman - who ''consciously uncoupled'' from the 'Shakespeare in Love' actress in March after 10 years of marriage - has started eating meat again following the split but still encourages their ten-year-old daughter, Apple, to stick to vegetarianism. He told BBC Radio 2: ''I am not really vegetarian. I eat meat. ''I was vegetarian for a long time but, for various reasons, I changed. ''My daughter has been a vegetarian since she was born. I keep getting tempted to go back to vegetarianism but I don't eat too much meat.'' However the 37-year-old singer - who also has an eight-year-old son, Moses, with Gwyneth, 41 - insists changing his diet has been a personal choice. He explained: ''The honest answer why I changed is because I thought you can only eat something »

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Catherine Deneuve to Lead Dinard Festival Jury

4 July 2014 5:20 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Paris – The Dinard British Film Festival in France will celebrate its 25th anniversary with Catherine Deneuve. The film legend will head up this year’s jury for the festival that takes place in the resort in northern France and showcases films from the country's neighbor just across the channel.  Photos THR's Cannes 2014 Portfolio Deneuve follows last year’s president, French soccer-player-turned-actor Eric Cantona (The Salvation) who headed up a jury including Oscar-winning Shakespeare in Love producer David Parfitt,  Alice Eve, Michael Smiley, Hippolyte Giradrdot and SAG and Golden Globe nominated actor Toby Jones. Roger Moore,

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Exclusive: Geoffrey Rush Talks ‘The Book Thief’

4 July 2014 3:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush stars as Hans Hubermann in director Brian Percival’s big screen version of the critically acclaimed novel The Book Thief .

In 1939, 12-year-old Liesel Meminger is sent to stay with foster parents, Hans and Rosa Hubermann, as Nazi Germany gears up for war and nationalist fever and fear grips the country. She arrives with few possessions but among them is a book, The Gravedigger’s Handbook, which she found in the cemetery when her younger brother was buried there.

At first, Liesel is alone, illiterate and afraid but gradually, with the help of her kind, accordion-playing father, she learns to read and grows closer to her family. Her love affair with books – and the power of storytelling – sustains her through the dark days as life in her neighborhood becomes ever more dangerous. She rescues books from book burnings and “borrows” them from the library of the mayor. »

- David Agnew

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Gor blimey! Us stars attempt the English accent - Best and worst

3 July 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Beginning tonight at 9pm, Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in BBC Two's new eight-part thriller The Honourable Woman.

In the drama from The Shadow Line writer Hugo Blick, New York-born Maggie boasts an impressive English accent in her role as Nessa Stein.

This got us to thinking - which other Us stars have attempted to mimic the Brit twang... and how did they fare?

Gillian Anderson - The Fall

Bit of a cheat, this one. If you've ever wondered how Chicago-born X-Files star Anderson manages to pull off that flawless English intonation in the BBC's The Fall and Great Expectations, it's more than just her considerable acting talent - Gillian spent her childhood in the United Kingdom and continues to divide her time between England and the States.

Gwyneth Paltrow - Sliding Doors

Gwynnie's near-perfect cutglass vocals would end up winning her an Oscar in 1998's Shakespeare in Love, but the »

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Gor blimey! Us stars attempt the English accent - Best and worst

3 July 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Beginning tonight at 9pm, Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in BBC Two's new eight-part thriller The Honourable Woman.

In the drama from The Shadow Line writer Hugo Blick, New York-born Maggie boasts an impressive English accent in her role as Nessa Stein.

This got us to thinking - which other Us stars have attempted to mimic the Brit twang... and how did they fare?

Gillian Anderson - The Fall

Bit of a cheat, this one. If you've ever wondered how Chicago-born X-Files star Anderson manages to pull off that flawless English intonation in the BBC's The Fall and Great Expectations, it's more than just her considerable acting talent - Gillian spent her childhood in the United Kingdom and continues to divide her time between England and the States.

Gwyneth Paltrow - Sliding Doors

Gwynnie's near-perfect cutglass vocals would end up winning her an Oscar in 1998's Shakespeare in Love, but the »

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The Definitive War Movies: 20-11

26 June 2014 10:49 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Top twenty. Now we start to see the more widely recognizable films that people have some emotional attachment to. World War II gets a few mentions in this portion of the list, but this is one of the more diverse sections, overall. We get a mention of the Boer War, the Algerian War, and the Korean War, as well as the only movie about the American Civil War on this list.

20. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Conflict: Boer War, World War I, World War II

The only film on the list that spans multiple wars is also probably the least battle-focused film on the list. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp is told through an extended flashback, following Major-General Clive Wynne-Candy (Roger Livesey) as he rises through the ranks of the British military from war to war. The flashback is »

- Joshua Gaul

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Oscars Shake-up: Weinstein Co. Splits With Longtime Awards Campaign Guru (Exclusive)

25 June 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

This story first appeared in the July 4 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. In a major shake-up that could impact the Oscar race, The Weinstein Co. and its longtime awards consultant, Lisa Taback, have called it quits, bringing an end to one of the most successful alliances in recent film history. List Hollywood's 100 Favorite Films Revealed Taback has worked with Bob and Harvey Weinstein since 1994 (first at Miramax Films and since 1999 through her own company), helping to bring home the gold for such Oscar-winning movies as Shakespeare in Love, Chicago, The King's Speech and The Artist. Insiders

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- Scott Feinberg, Gregg Kilday

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Aubrey Plaza Gets Serious (And Sexy) In About Alex Trailer

23 June 2014 2:06 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

We've been seeing a lot of nostalgia over the summer of 1984 lately, but let's look back a little farther to the fall of 1983, when The Big Chill hit theaters and promptly won hearts. This ensemble drama, about a batch of old college friends who confront their current dilemmas together after attending the funeral of one of their own, is clearly the inspiration for the upcoming dramedy About Alex. And you can see it all over its new trailer. As quoted above, "The Big Chill for Millennials, complete with star-stuffed ensemble," was actually how I described About Alex following its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year. The bittersweet movie marks the directorial debut of its screenwriter, Jesse Zwick, who is following in the footsteps of his Academy Award-winning father Ed Zwick, producer of Shakespeare In Love and director of movies like About Last Night. (1986), Courage Under Fire, »

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Contemporary Costume: Where Have the Aloha Shirts Gone?

19 June 2014 10:15 PM, PDT | Clothes on Film | See recent Clothes on Film news »

While science-fiction and period costume can sell to collectors at auction for tens of thousands of dollars, the future of contemporary costume from the contemporary drama, comedy and thriller genres is unclear. Costumes from films set in the modern age are not valued as highly. Sourced from costume houses, high-street stores, and even actor’s own wardrobes, these pieces could be lost for good for future generations of collectors and fans if current mentality doesn’t change.

Contemporary costume, even from popular movies, is surprisingly hard to trace. What has happened to George Clooney’s Aloha shirts from The Descendants? The film’s costume designer Wendy Chuck isn’t sure. “I have no idea where his shirts went, probably into the stock at Fox costume house,” she guesses. And Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s iconic jacket worn as social armour in Brick? Another uncertain costume designer. Michele Posch rented three of the »

- Lord Christopher Laverty

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Three Series Where Directors Excelled This TV Season

16 June 2014 8:34 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Masters of Sex’: Carrying a Cinematic Sensibility to the Small Screen

Michael Apted first found fame in 1964 as the director of “Seven Up,” a groundbreaking television documentary charting the lives of British children that has since spawned a veritable institution, each film revisiting the subjects seven years later (2012’s “56 Up” was the latest

So it’s a befitting progression that Apted, who also helmed the James Bond film “The World Is Not Enough” and the Jodie Foster starrer “Nell,” would find himself back in TV at this juncture in his career, this time directing episodes of Showtime’s “Masters of Sex,” a series about pioneering physician William Masters and his research partner Virginia

While Apted’s return to TV is pragmatic in part — “The sort of movies I grew up doing are not made anymore and it’s difficult to find a project that I want to do” — he »

- Variety Staff

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Sc Films Intl. Sends TeamTO’s ‘YellowBird” Around the World (Exclusive)

10 June 2014 11:53 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Annecy– Simon Crowe’s Sc Films International has closed a flurry of major territories on Christian De Vita’s 3D action adventure tale “Yellowbird,” an ambitious animated feature produced by French studio TeamTO.

Following Wrekin Hill’s acquisition of North American rights, “Yellowbird” was picked up by Splendid (Germany), Spain (Big Picture), Lusomundo (Portugal), BlueSky (Eastern Europe), CD Land (Russia), Moviebox (Turkey), FilmHouse (Israel), Ecs (Middle East), Mnet (South Africa), China (Hgc), DreamWest (Korea) Ipa (Thailand), RainFilm (Vietnam) and Jaguar (Airlines).

Yellowbird” follows the adventure of an orphan young bird who has never left the nest and is given the responsibility by the elder of the flock to lead a whole family of birds on migration to Africa. While on this long journey, Yellowbird sets out to search for a family of his own.

The screenplay was written by Antoine Barraud, Guilhem Lesaffre and Cory EdwardsBenjamin Renner, who co-directed Cesar-winning, »

- Elsa Keslassy

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The Definitive War Movies: 40-31

10 June 2014 11:20 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

I promise – it wasn’t my plan to have seven of the ten films on this portion of the list focus on World War II. But, if we look back at the biggest international conflicts of all time, World War II is the one that provides the most opportunity. It’s a chance for a number of different countries to look at the same war from different perspectives. In this portion alone, there’s a French film, a German film, a Hungarian film, a couple British/American films, and a few American films – all about varied aspects of World War II.

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40. The Killing Fields (1984)

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Conflict: Cambodian Civil War

For all the films made about World War II and larger scale conflicts, the few that depict smaller, more concentrated ones are sometimes more effective. Roland Joffé’s 1984 drama The Killing Fields hones in on Cambodia, »

- Joshua Gaul

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PGA Credits Certification Gains Momentum with 150 Movies

6 June 2014 7:32 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Producers Guild of America’s longstanding campaign to get rid of undeserved credits has gained plenty of traction with its PGA certification mark on 150 movies — triple what it was a year ago.

The PGA has made reining in the volume of producer credits its signature issue since the 1998 Oscar ceremony, where five producers were credited for best-picture winner “Shakespeare in Love.” The Producers Mark — a lower-case “p.g.a.” after a certified producer’s name — was first used on “Lawless” when it screened in May, 2012, at Cannes.

The mark received a major boost over the following year as the six majors — Disney, Fox, Paramount, Sony, Universal and Warner Bros. — agreed to the PGA’s process, aimed at protecting the integrity of the role of the producer by ascertaining who actually performed the producing duties on a film.

When Disney, Paramount and Warners signed last July, the number of films »

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Judi Dench And Matthew Morrison Will Get Tulip Fever

6 June 2014 8:57 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Justin Chadwick has shown a love of delving into history to tell riveting true tales in his past films, The Other Boleyn GirlThe First Grader and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. All three of those efforts were excellent, which makes us excited that he’s going back in time to the 17th century for his next movie, titled Tulip Fever. Now, we have even more reason to be excited about the project, with news that Skyfall actress Judi Dench and Glee star Matthew Morrison have signed on for supporting roles, along with model Cara Delevingne and Cressida Bonas.

The actors join an already promising cast which includes Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Jack O’Connell, Holliday Grainger, Christoph Waltz and Zach Galifianakis. Set in 17th century Amsterdam, Tulip Fever tells the story of a married woman (Vikander) who, upon falling for the man (DeHaan) contracted to paint her portrait, begins a passionate affair with him. »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Judi Dench Has Tulip Fever

5 June 2014 5:01 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Signing up for her tenth film with the Weinstein co., and marking a reunion with her Shakespeare In Love screenwriter Tom Stoppard, Judi Dench has just signed up for Tulip Fever. Justin Chadwick is directing the film, based on Deborah Moggach's novel, and is wrangling an impressive cast that also includes Christoph Waltz, Holliday Grainger, Zach Galifianakis, Jack O'Connell, Dane DeHaan, Alicia Vikander, Cara Delevingne. Cressida Bonas, and the also just-signed Matthew Morrison.Tulip Fever is shaping up along the opulent period drama lines of The Girl With A Pearl Earring and Perfume. Waltz plays Cornelis Sandvoort, a man grown rich from the tulip trade, who scores a beautiful young wife, Sofia (Vikander) on the back of his success. When he arranges to have their portrait painted by the dashing Jan van Loos (DeHaan), however, he finds his frustrated bride's attentions straying. Sophia and Jan start secretly speculating in the tulip market themselves, »

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Casting Net: Denzel Washington in talks for 'Magnificent Seven' remake; Plus Judi Dench, Zac Efron, more

5 June 2014 4:45 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Denzel Washington, about to end a run on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun, is in talks to star in a remake of the 1960 western The Magnificent Seven for MGM. Washington would once again work with Antoine Fuqua, who directed his Oscar-winning performance in Training Day and the upcoming film The Equalizer. Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt had previously been eyed for the project with drafts of the script written by Nic Pizzolatto (True Detective) and most recently John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side). [The Hollywood Reporter]

Judi Dench (Philomena) will play The Abbess of St. Ursula’s, a rescuer of orphan children, »

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Judi Dench, Matthew Morrison Join ‘Tulip Fever’

5 June 2014 4:21 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Weinstein Company has added Judi Dench and “Glee” star Matthew Morrison to the cast of historical drama “Tulip Fever,” set in 17th century Amsterdam.

It’s the 10th film that Dench has done for the Weinsteins. Dench will play the Abbess of St. Ursula’s, a rescuer of orphan children, and Morrison will play a drunken bohemian artist.

Previously announced cast includes Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Jack O’Connell, Holliday Grainger, Christoph Waltz and Zach Galifianakis.

Justin Chadwick is directing from a Tom Stoppard script, adapted from Deborah Moggach’s romance novel. Ruby FilmsAlison Owen is producing the project.

Vikander plays a married woman who begins a passionate affair with an artist hired to paint her portrait. The duo gamble on the tulip bulb market to raise money to run away together.

TWC co-chairman Harvey Weinstein said, “I’m unbelievably proud to say that ‘Tulip Fever’ will be »

- Dave McNary

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Judi Dench, Harvey Weinstein to Collaborate for 10th Time on ‘Tulip Fever’

5 June 2014 1:54 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Oscar winner Judi Dench, “Glee” star Matthew Morrison, model Cara Delevingne and Cressida Bonas have joined the cast of Justin Chadwick's drama “Tulip Fever,” it was announced Thursday by the Weinstein Company. The film stars Dane DeHaan, Alicia Vikander, Jack O'Connell, Holliday Grainger, Christoph Waltz and Zach Galifanakis. Dench will play The Abbess of St. Ursula's, a rescuer of orphan children, while Morrison will play drunken bohemian artist Mattheus. Delevingne (“Anna Karenina”) and Bonas have been cast as artists’ model Annetje and Mrs. Steen, respectively. Screenwriter Tom Stoppard (“Shakespeare in Love”) adapted Deborah Moggach's popular romance novel of the same name. »

- Jeff Sneider

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25 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade'

24 May 2014 2:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Has it really been 25 years since we first met Indiana Jones's father?

"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," the third film in the globe-trotting series, opened on May 24, 1989, returning our favorite dashing archaeologist to fighting Nazis and searching for Biblical treasures. It was the second-highest grossing film of 1989 with $197 million in the U.S. alone, surpassing 1984's "Temple," which earned just under $180 million.

While we are all as much scholars of these films as Dr. Jones is of collectible relics, we've unearthed some details you might not have known about the making of the film, including its many James Bond connections and why Steven Spielberg was so reluctant to make a movie about the Holy Grail.

1. Although George Lucas and Spielberg had always intended to make the series a trilogy, Spielberg also wanted "to apologize for the second one" by returning to the spirit of the original, hence the welcome »

- Sharon Knolle

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