Latest News - March 6 / 2010


Game of Thrones (2010)
Based on fantasy novel by George R. R. Martin. The principal cast of the HBO series, which will run 10 episodes, features Mark Addy, Sean Bean (shown on right), Peter Dinklage, Michelle Fairley, Iain Glen; and Lena Headey; as well as Tamzin Merchant (Georgiana of “Pride and Prejudice”) Production set to begin in Belfas
t in June.

Selma
Hugh Jackman has signed on for undisclosed role in this civil rights film based on the march of Martin Luther King in Selma, Alabama. To be directed by Lee Daniels (Precious).


>>Just found out that Pillars will premiere in spring 2010 on Movie Central and The Movie Network in Canada and in July on Starz in the U.S.
Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Based on Ken Follett's novel, this miniseries will feature Ian McShane, Matthew Macfadyen, Rufus Sewell, Donald Sutherland, Hayley Atwell, Gordon Pinsent, Sarah Parish, Eddie Redmayne.


The Pacific (2010) (to begin on March 14th, 2010 on HBO)
- a miniseries produce
d by Spielberg and Tom Hanks "Whereas Band of Brothers focused on Army's involvement in the European Theater of Operations, the new series will be about the Marine Corps's actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations."

The Help
Based on Kathryn Stockett's bestseller about the conflicted and complex relationships between Southern women and their housekeepers at the beginning of the civil rights movement in the early 1960's.

Love Never Dies
Sequel to Phantom of the Opera, produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber makes its world premiere in London.

Marlene Dietrich biopic
Gwyneth Paltrow to produce and star in this BBC/HBO project, script by Andrew Davies (thanks to Laurel Ann for heads up)

Serena
Ron Rash's novel set in North Caroline in 1929, with interest by Angelina Jolie to star

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Tim Burton is one of the named producers for this novel to be adapted for the screen


Sharpe's Challenge
Sean Bean stars in films based on Bernard Cornwell's novels. To air on PBS on March 28,2010.


>>View entire list in UPCOMING FILMS


2 comments:

  1. I'm extremely happy that GAME OF THRONES got a whole series pick up. The pilot amazed the producers in the studio after it was shown to them.

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  2. Great to hear Dezmond, I hadn't heard of Games of Thrones until I heard Ehle and Bean had been cast and then it caught my eye!

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