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Rob Leane Aug 23, 2016
Guy Ritchie's 2000 movie Snatch is the latest film to get a TV remake. (We'll add it to our list of movie-to-tv projects in due course.) The original film, of course, starred the legendary Jason Statham alongside a bloke named Brad Pitt.
Collider reports that the TV take on Snatch will star Harry Potter's Ron Weasley actor Rupert Grint. He'll play Charlie Cavendish, who's been described as “dynamic, frustratingly chaotic, and utterly posh.”
Dougray Scott (Mission: Impossible II, Taken 3, Fear The Walking Dead) is attached to play Vic Hill. Ed Westwick of Gossip Girl has signed up to portray Sonny Castillo. Fans of the film will notice that these are brand new characters names, not recastings of the old crew.
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Rob Leane Jul 6, 2016
Apparently, Winding Refn once applied to direct an episode of Who. "They wouldn't hire me", he told the Metro.
The newspaper also reports that Winding Refn expressed an interest in making a film version of Doctor Who, but there isn't a specific quote in the article to confirm that. »
Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn will transition from his new film "The Neon Demon," to serve as showrunner on the high-profile Italian TV series "Les Italians" with Netflix also reportedly in talks to pick up the series.
The 8-10 episode noir drama is based on bestselling books by author Enrico Pandiani. The action deals with a squad of French/Italian policemen working in Paris' famous Quai des Orfevres headquarters.
The group is led by the tough and violent inspector Pierre Mordenti and investigate cases that include Paris murders with political connections, international secret service operations in Eastern Europe, and gruesome deeds in the French countryside.
Refn is expected to shoot the first episode of 'Italiens' himself to set the tone and then take on a showrunner role. Filming will get underway in Paris before year's end once Refn wraps promotional work for 'Demon' which Amazon Studios will release later this year. »
- Garth Franklin
3 items from 2016
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