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Jun 28,2014

‘Crossbones’ Screencaptures Episode 2 & Stills

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You may have noticed, but a while ago we added HQ screencaptures of Claire Foy in episode 2 of ‘Crossbones‘. Today we also added new stills up to episode 5. Screencaptures of episodes 3 and 4 will be up later.

Gallery:
- Crossbones: Episode 2: The Covenant
- Crossbones: Production Stills



May 31,2014

‘Crossbones’ Screencaptures Episode 1

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As promised here the screencaptures of Claire Foy as the spirited and gorgeous Kate Balfour. What is her story? I’m intrigued!

Gallery:
- Crossbones: Episode 1: The Devil’s Dominion



May 31,2014

‘Crossbones’ First Look and Stills

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Crossbones‘ premiered last night – we will have HQ screencaps up soon – and there are stills of Claire Foy in the first episode. I’ve also added the featurette First Look and screencaps. Enjoy!

Gallery:
- Crossbones: Production Stills
- Crossbones: First Look

Video:
- Trailers & Clips: Crossbones



May 12,2014

Homeland star Damian Lewis to film BBC’s Wolf Hall in Sherborne

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By David Bol

Damian Lewis will play Henry VIII in a BBC adaptation of Wolf Hall – due to be filmed in Sherborne this summer.

The Homeland and Band of Brothers star will play the lead role in the series, based on the first of Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novels, with part of the feature being shot at Sherborne School.

The six-part mini-series, to be broadcast next year on BBC 2, also includes Mark Gatiss and Jonathan Pryce in the cast.

Pryce will play Cromwell’s early mentor and protector, Cardinal Wolsey, while Gatiss will play Stephen Gardiner, Secretary to the King. Read the rest of this entry »



May 12,2014

BBC Adaption Of ‘Wolf Hall’: What We Know So Far

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by Sophie Miskiw

The BBC adaption of Hilary Mantel’s historical novel ‘Wolf Hall’ seems like it’s finally making some headway.

It may be nearly two years since BBC Two first announced that it would be adapting Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize historical novel Wolf Hall, but details about the series are only just beginning to emerge. The series was announced in August 2012 and at the time director Peter Kosminsky, who was chosen to bring the book to life, said, “It is an intensely political piece. It is about the politics of despotism, and how you function around an absolute ruler…When I saw Peter Straughan’s script, only a first draft, I couldn’t believe what I was reading. It was the best draft I had ever seen.” Read the rest of this entry »



May 01,2014

Wolf whistles for the racy Tudors

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By Baz Bamigboye

Charity Wakefield is brushing up on her court etiquette as she prepares to portray the other Boleyn sister in the television adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s novels, about how Henry VIII’s urges caused bloodshed and upheaval in Tudor England.

The actress will play Mary Boleyn, described as a ‘vivacious blonde’, who was wooed and bedded by the king before he took up with her younger, ruthlessly ambitious sibling Anne, who will be played by Claire Foy in the six-part drama based on Mantel’s Man Booker-prize winning historical books Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies, to be broadcast next year.

Charity joins a growing ensemble led by Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell and Damian Lewis as the much-married monarch.

The Boleyn women were the key part of their father’s plan to secure political influence.

The great Cardinal Wolsey, in a waspish aside to Cromwell, snorted that Mary’s ‘been passed around most of the French court’. Jonathan Pryce will be wearing the Cardinal’s red brocade and I can hear him now, having much sport with such a line.

Sherlock star Mark Gatiss will play Stephen Gardiner, Henry’s top civil servant. Anton Lesser will play Thomas More, and Joanne Whalley will play Catherine of Aragon, Henry’s first wife, set aside in favour of Anne Boleyn.

Even though Mary went from king’s concubine to coaching her sister in the art of keeping Henry happy in bed, she at least kept her head.

Charity, who is an accomplished photographer and budding film-maker, joins the Wolf Hall company from the set of the film Day Of The Flowers. She also starred as Marianne Dashwood in the BBC production of Sense And Sensibility and worked with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper on the film Serena. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 27,2014

“Vampire Academy” Blu-ray Screencaptures

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GALLERY LINK:
- Movies & Television > Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters (2014) > Blu-ray Screencaptures

BEWARE OF SPOILERS!!! — Stop reading now if you never read the VA books and don’t know who is Ms Karp and what happens to her. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 22,2014

First Look at Claire Foy in “Crossbones”

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Promotion for ‘Crossbones’ is gearing up as its premiere date May 30 approaches. The official website has now content as does the official Facebook page. We got character portraits and stills from Episode 1. We added the ones featuring Claire Foy to the gallery, thank you Nicole. And today the trailer was released! It certainly looks exciting!

We also updated the sidebar and added a new page in the projects section as well as some pictures of Claire Foy at the party on February 8 when filming finished in Puerto Rico, courtesy of SeePalmas.com.

Gallery:
- Crossbones (TV, 2014): Posters & Covers
- Crossbones (TV, 2014): Promotion
- Crossbones (TV, 2014): Trailer
- Events in 2014: ‘Crossbones’ Wrap Party, February 8

Video:
- Trailers & Clips: Crossbones



Mar 27,2014

NBC Set To Launch ‘Crossbones’ This Summer

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Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 3:45pm PST – by TJ Dietsch

NBC will unleash a whole nation of ruthless scalawags this summer, when Crossbones debuts at 10:00 PM on May 30. The pirate series not only stars John Malkovich, but also boasts a first episode directed by David Slade (30 Days of Night, Hannibal).

Crossbones was first announced back in 2012 when NBC revealed they had signed off on an adaptation Colin Woodar’s book The Republic of Pirates. Luther creator Neil Cross developed the series and has signed on as an executive producer. In addition to Malkovich, the cast also includes Richard Coyle, Tracy Ifeachor, David Hoflin, Yasmine Al Massri, Chris Perfetti and Claire Foy.

Here’s the official logline:

It’s 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence where the diabolical pirate Blackbeard (John Malkovich) reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part shantytown and part marauder’s paradise, New Providence is a mounting threat to international commerce. To gain control of this fearsome society, assassin Tom Lowe is sent to the buccaneers’ haven to take down the brilliant and charismatic Blackbeard. But the closer Lowe gets, the more he finds that his quest is not so simple. Lowe can’t help but admire the political ideals of Blackbeard, whose thirst for knowledge knows no bounds, and no law. But Lowe is not the only danger to Blackbeard’s rule. He is a man with many rivals and one great weakness – a passionately driven woman whom he cannot deny.

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Feb 19,2014

New “Vampire Academy” Posters

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- Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters (2014) > Posters & Covers



Feb 10,2014

Vampire Academy Movie Review

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The adult characters are almost all total lost causes. Joely Richardson’s minimal screen time is completely insignificant. She could and should have been written out of the film to give more time to Olga Kurylenko’s Headmistress Kirova. This is easily the most one-dimensional role in the film. Kirova’s actions have no motivation whatsoever beyond being the all-business principal of sorts and, even worse, her scenes are so poorly written it’s a wonder Kurylenko was able to perform them with such sincerity. Claire Foy had something going with Ms. Karp, especially with the eeriness that comes with not blinking throughout the entire film, but Daniel Waters really misses the mark in terms of using Ms. Karp’s storyline to build Lissa’s predicament.

Vampire Academy” isn’t a particularly well-made book-to-film adaptation, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t fun and there’s nothing wrong with going to the movies, letting loose and getting a little silly. Ultimately, the bad will likely outweigh the good and turn this potential franchise into a fleeting film fad, but for now, there’s no harm in giving it a go for the sake of a quick, upbeat laugh and thrill.

Technical: B

Acting: B+

Story: C+

Overall: B

By Perri Nemiroff

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Feb 06,2014

‘Vampire Academy’ Premieres in Canada and in the USA

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Vampire Academy hits theaters on THIS Friday, February 7 (Canada & USA). So go watch it! :D

The UK will have to wait until April 23. So, have fun on our behalf too! :)

And let us know what you think of our own Claire Foy as Sonya Karp in the comments. ;)

If I’m not mistaken, Sonya has four scenes in flashbacks and lots of mentions throughout the first book. No more spoilers. Ssshhh. :P



Feb 05,2014

“Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters” Clips, Stills & Trailer Update

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Gallery:
- Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters (2014) > Clip – Secrets
- Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters (2014) > Clip – Last Stand
- Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters (2014) > Trailer 3
- Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters (2014) > Production Stills
- Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters (2014) > Posters & Covers

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Feb 05,2014

Brody’s all set for a Tudor turn

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Thanks to Chuckie for the scan.

By Baz Bamigboye

Damian Lewis has stepped out of hit U.S. TV series Homeland and into complex negotiations to portray Henry VIII

Claire Foy has been asked to play the ruthlessly ambitious Anne Boleyn, while David Bradley has been in discussions about portraying Norfolk

Damian Lewis has stepped out of hit U.S. TV series Homeland and into complex negotiations to portray Henry VIII in the six-part BBC television adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s mammoth bestselling novels about the Machiavellian machinations at his court.

If a deal can be reached, Lewis, who played Nicholas Brody in Homeland, will join Mark Rylance, already cast as Thomas Cromwell, the monarch’s scheming but family-loving counsellor.

‘To have Damian playing opposite Mark will be electric,’ an executive on the project told me.

Other leading actors have also been offered major parts in the drama.

Claire Foy has been asked to play the ruthlessly ambitious Anne Boleyn, while David Bradley has been in discussions about portraying Norfolk.

Mark Gatiss, who stars in and writes for Sherlock, has been approached about a major part. (Gatiss is currently in Josie Rourke’s excellent Coriolanus at the Donmar.)

Damian has met with Peter Kosminsky, who will direct the epic screen version of Mantel’s two Man Booker Prize-winning fictional novels: Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.

The actor is hoping he will be able to juggle dates on the film he’s shooting in Morocco — Queen Of The Desert, with Nicole Kidman — so he can portray the much-married king.

In Mantel’s telling, Henry goes from being an athletic, heroic figure to a middle-aged, balding hypochondriac who vacillates between romantic passion and murderous rages as he charges Cromwell to rid him of first wife Catherine of Aragon so he can marry Anne. Read the rest of this entry »



Jan 18,2014

‘Crossbones’ to Premiere this Spring

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Entertainment Weekly released the first promotional picture from NBC’s upcoming series ‘Crossbones‘ – also starring Claire Foy. It features John Malkovich as Blackbeard. Click the link to read the interview with the Oscar-nominated executive producer Walter F. Parkes. I can’t wait to see Claire Foy as Kate. Apparently, we don’t have to wait that much longer as the show will premiere this spring.

On a sidenote, ‘Crossbones‘ – filming since mid October 2013 on location in Puerto Rico – was among the runner ups on TV.com‘s 10 Most Anticipated New Shows for Midseason 2014.





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