Nowhere Boy (2009)
A chronicle of John Lennon's childhood. Featuring Kristin Scott Thomas, Aaron Johnson, Anne-Marie Duff, David Morrissey. view trailer
Heidi Thomas is said to be working on a screenplay of Edith Wharton's novel for the BBC Films source
BBC is planning a biopic of Aung San Suu Kyi, winner of Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, still imprisoned under house arrest in Myanmar. Michelle Yeoh (Memoirs of a Geisha, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) is set to star.
Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (2011)
Seems official that Natalie Portman will be taking on the role of Elizabeth Bennett. Oh dear.
Far From the Madding Crowd (2010)
BBC Films has hired David Nichols to adapt Thomas Hardy's novel
Tamara Drewe (2011)
Loosely based on 'Far From the Madding Crowd', Stephen Frears is directing Gemma Arterton as the 'modern' Bathsheba. Also features Dominic Cooper, Tamsin Grieg.
Swallows and Amazons (2010)
BBC Films is adapting the Arthur Ransome classic (read more here)
Peter Pan in Scarlet (2012)
BBC Films adapting the sequel written by Geraldine McCaughrean
Stephen Fry writing screenplay for biopic of composer Handel for BBC Films
Tom Hanks who produced John Adams, is collaborating with HBO again to make 1776 based on David McCullough's book. source
The Bear and the Bow (2011)
Disney-Pixar film will feature the voices of Reese Witherspoon, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson and Julie Walters. (Pixar's first fairy tale, is a combination of writer Brenda Chapman's love of Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm)
*LATEST NEWS & UPCOMING FILMS*