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Richard Armitage interview: Audible’s Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde, My Zoe, The Hobbit and more

Duncan Bowles Nov 15, 2017

Richard Armitage chats to us about his new audio production, Dracula, The Hobbit, his upcoming projects and more...

Just the other month we had the pleasure of chatting to Richard Armitage when he was promoting Pilgrimage, but as luck (and his productivity) would have it, we were given the opportunity for a catch up about his latest voice performance, with the Audible release of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde.

Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story comes as part of The Monster Collection, a Gothic trilogy which also includes a reading of Frankenstein by Dan Stevens and Dracula by Greg Wise. There’s also ‘an exclusive introduction by Dr. Maria Mellins and Dr. Peter Howell, Senior Lecturers in Gothic literature at St Mary's University, London’ who, strangely enough, are both people I’ve had the pleasure of working with over the years – it’s a small world indeed.
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‘Maigret’ Scribe Stewart Harcourt Signs With ICM Partners

Prolific UK television and feature film scribe Stewart Harcourt has signed with ICM Partners for representation in all areas. This is the first concentrated effort in the U.S. for ITV’s Maigret writer Harcourt. His other TV work includes Dracula for BBC1, Treasure Island (Sky1), Hearts and Bones starring Michael Fassbender and Damien Lewis, Love and Marriage (ITV1) and last year’s praised Churchill's Secret starring Michael Gambon on Masterpiece. Harcourt has developed…
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Dan Stevens Talks About Being The Guest

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Actor Dan Stevens is busy these days making a name for himself in the world of movies and television. In his ten years onscreen, he's already made an impact on audiences all across the world through commanding performances in British favorites like Downton Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, and The Turn of the Screw. He's also proved to be a force to reckon with in several genre projects such as Frankenstein, Dracula, Vamps, and The Tomorrow People. Stevens will soon be seen in the upcoming Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.

In the same weekend, Stevens has two features premiering that couldn't be further apart in the industry of filmmaking. He'll be seen opposite Liam Neeson in the mainstream action vehicle A Walk Among the Tombstones. In some theaters, he'll be right across the halls in another auditorium terrorizing moviegoers in Director Adam Wingard and Writer Simon Barrett's indie thriller The Guest.
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The Musketeers, True Detective: 14 thrilling new shows for 2014

Cast off those post-Christmas blues - 2014 is just around the corner and already it's looking like next year might out-do the past 12 months when it comes to top quality TV comedy and drama!

There's plenty of old favourites returning to the schedules - more on that tomorrow - but also a ton of exciting new shows heading your way.

Digital Spy has picked out just a few of the best - here's what you can't afford to miss in the New Year... the 14 most thrilling new shows for 2014.

Legends (TNT)

Sean Bean returns to series television for this new thriller series, which sees the Game of Thrones star play an undercover operative who undergoes a major identity crisis. Heroes star Ali Larter also stars in Mr Bean's triumphant telly comeback, which is from the same team as Homeland.

Mob City (TNT / Fox UK)

Oscar nominee Frank Darabont teams with
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Thn Speaks To ‘Defiance’ Star Stephanie Leonidas

Stephanie Leonidas was born in London and is well known for her work within the UK TV industry with roles in Daddy’s Girl, Soap opera Night & Day and Doc Martin. More recently Stephanie has starred in Neil Gaiman and Dave Mckean’s Mirrormask as well as a BBC adaption of Dracula, plus popular crime thriller Whitechapel.

Defiance tells the story of when aliens (referred to as Votans) come to Earth seeking a new home after their solar system is destroyed. However, they soon discover they are not welcome on Earth and a war erupts. After decades of war, a ceasefire is declared when both sides realise they must focus on survival on this new, almost alien planet. The show is groundbreaking in many ways but not only for having a video game release close to the TV-shows premiere but also for being a hit at Comic Con 2012 before anyone
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Why British TV producers are going global

Trend towards international funding means more and more productions are featuring talent from beyond British shores

It's a trend you may have spotted already: British dramas often seem to have an actor from beyond these shores in them these days – often an American. And it's not just because of the need to balance the books by selling the dramas abroad.

With programme-makers' budgets under pressure and viewers expecting the same glossy production values on the small screen as they see on the big one, UK broadcasters are turning to the Us and Europe to help fund what they hope will be the next big drama hit.

But complications can result. The American actor Elisabeth Moss – best known as Peggy in Mad Men – appears in Oscar-winning director Jane Campion's eagerly awaited Top of the Lake later this year. Top of the Lake has a long list of backers, including the BBC and the Sundance Channel,
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Casting Notes: Prometheus, Hellbenders, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Underworld 4

Logan Marshall-green is to play spaceship crewman Holloway in Ridley Scott's Prometheus, a sci-fi flick that began life as a prequel to the Alien films.

The character is the love interest of scientist Elizabeth Shaw, played by The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo star Noomi Rapace.

Deadline revealed the casting of the 34-year-old (pictured above), who is best known for regular roles in The O.C. and 24 and a lead part in Devil, a 2010 thriller based on a story by M. Night Shyamalan.

Also in the cast are Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Rafe Spall, Sean Harris and Kate Dickie. Rafe is the son of Timothy Spall and has credits including a 2006 Dracula TV movie, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. In addition, he plays William Shakespeare in Roland Emmerich's Anonymous, a thriller examining the authorship of the Bard's plays.

Meanwhile, Clifton Collins Jr (Star Trek 2009, Crank: High Voltage,
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Strigoi writer/director Faye Jackson talks Vampires, gore FX and Romanian folklore

Faye Jackson fields some questions from projectcyclops about her first feature film, a horror/thriller/mystery about the Romanian myth of the Strigoi. You can read his review here.

How did you become interested in the Strigoi myth? Before seeing your film I’d never heard of it, and the Internet has so many convoluted and alternative descriptions of what Strigoi really are. Was that part of the attraction?

I’d never heard of the Strigoi myth until I went to Romania (my husband’s Romanian and I’ve visited a lot over the past 10 years).

I was researching the origins of Dracula out of curiosity and became interested in the folklore stories that appear to have inspired Stoker. I immediately loved the accounts I read of Strigoi. In particular I remember reading a story about a guy burying an uncle only to go home and find him sitting in his favourite chair,
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