Published 29 February, 2012
Britscene , Film , Film Features , Published Work
Tags: Beautiful Creatures, Black Wings Has My Angel, Casting Catch-Up, Casting News, Dominic Cooper, Downtown Abbey, Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson, Ender’s Game, Leslie Manville, Matt Milne, Nonso Anozie, Passion, Saoirse Ronan, Spike Island, The Order of the Seven, Therese Raquin, Tom Felton, Tom Hiddleston
(Weekly feature written for BritScene)
There has been a lot of casting news over the past couple of weeks, so we thought we’d narrow it down a little for you with a short list of the most exciting stories involving which British actors have been recently attached to what. With upcoming films and TV series that we’ve heard a lot from, to a film that has been off the radar for nearly three years, take a look below to see the ongoings of Tom Felton, Nonso Anozie, Matt Milne, Saoirse Ronan, Tom Hiddleston, Leslie Manville, Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson, and Dominic Cooper.
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Published 12 August, 2011
Film , Film Reviews
Tags: Andy Serkis, Brian Cox, Charlton Heston, David Oyelowo, Freida Pinto, James Franco, John Lithgow, Mark Wahlberg, Pierre Boulle, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, Rupert Wyatt, The Planet Of The Apes, Tom Felton, Tyler Labine
(Read this in my publication In Retrospect – Issue 1)
Directed by Rupert Wyatt, The Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes is the prequel to The Planet Of The Apes phenomenon that was first published as a novel in 1963 by Pierre Boulle. ‘La Planète des Singes‘ was first translated as Monkey Planet, but was later re-issued to tie in to the film franchise that the novel inspired. The first film adaptation was released in 1968 and starred Charlton Heston, which was then remade in 2001 starring Mark Wahlberg. This latest instalment explains the uprising of the apes, telling the story of how they escaped captivity and gained their intelligence, and how they managed to take over humanity when their only purpose was as test subjects to help save it.
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Published 21 November, 2010
Film , Film Reviews
Tags: Daniel Radcliffe, David Yates, Emma Watson, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, J. K. Rowling, Ralph Fiennes, Rupert Grint, The Harry Potter franchise, Tom Felton
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows is the seventh and final book of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter franchise. Directed by David Yates, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) drop out of Hogwarts to seek the remaining Horcruxes in order to defeat Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). On their journey, the trio learn about The Deathly Hallows, three sacred objects that together could also help them on their way. Following Voldemort’s return and Dumbledore’s death, they must sneak into the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts itself whilst having to remain hidden from the dark takeover of Voldemort and his Death Eaters.
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