Philophobia - Feature
Olen Gunn is about to start filming the supporting role of 'Devin' alongside Kate Isitt, in the new Guy Davies feature 'Philophobia'. Written by Guy Davies and Matthew Brawley. This coming of age film follows the story of a boy called 'Kai' and his friendship group during the last five days of school, during study leave before exams . 'Philophobia' will be released online and on Netflix next year.
'We're Still Here' - National Theatre Wales
Sion Tudor Owen will play 'Mark' in the National Theatre Of Wales' production of 'We're Still Here'.
Based on interviews with steelworkers, union representatives and the people of Port Talbot, 'We’re Still Here' is a site-specific performance. Dynamically staged in the disused Byass Works, it celebrates the unique spirit of the town. Six years after The Passion, 'We’re Still Here' marks National Theatre Wales’ return to Port Talbot, in co-production with Common Wealth. Created by Rachel Trezise and Common Wealth
'Beach Rats' - Feature
The new full trailer and poster for 'Beach Rats' starring Harris Dickinson has had its debut exclusively on Vulture, check out the article here. Opening in cinemas 25th August.
'Coriolanus' - RSC
Jackie Morrison is currently rehearsing the role of 'Sicinius Veletus' in 'Coriolanus' for the RSC. Director Angus Jackson, completes the RSC's collection of Shakespeare’s Roman plays with a visceral production which sees Sope Dirisu (One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse, 2016) take on the title role. The play will then transfer to the Barbican for a limited London Season from 6 - 18 November 2017.
'4 O'Clock Club' - BBC
Linda Hargreaves has just finished filming 'Mrs Edwards' in the hit BBC children's show '4 O'Clock Club'. Catch the beat with this funky series about hip hop and homework as Josh, Nero and the pupils of Elmsmere school rap their way through detention.
Danny Boyle's 'Trust' - FX
Harris Dickinson is set to star as 'J. Paul Getty III', alongside Hilary Swank and Donald Sutherland in FX's 'Trust' a 10-episode limited series about the kidnapping of the Getty heir, directed by Danny Boyle.
Dickinson’s Getty III is Paul Getty’s idealistic yet rebellious teenage grandson, who increasingly feels the burden of his famous name. Sutherland plays J. Paul Getty, the great oil man and founder of the Getty family dynasty, and Swank plays J. Paul Getty III’s mother Gail Getty.
The first installment begins production in June in London and Rome ahead of its premiere on FX in January 2018.
'The Play That Goes Wrong' - West End
Leonard Cook plays 'Robert' in the Olivier award winning 'The Play that Goes Wrong' at the Duchess Theatre. Stumbling through their second catastrophic year, The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!
★★★★★ ‘At one point I feared I was going to hyperventilate’ Daily Mail
★★★★ ‘Boy does it hit the funny bone… genuinely hilarious’ Daily Telegraph
★★★★‘Immaculately staged… roused even a staid matinee audience to hysterics’The Times
'Darkest Minds' - Feature: Fox
Harris Dickinson has just finished filming a leading role opposite Amandla Stenberg in Fox’s upcoming adaptation of Alexandra Bracken’s popular young-adult novel series, 'Darkest Minds'. Harris will play 'Liam', who, along with Ruby Daly (Stenberg), develops superpowers after surviving a deadly pandemic that kills the vast majority of children in the country. Jennifer Yuh Nelson is directing the adaptation from a script penned by Chad Hodge, who also co-created and executive produces TNT’s 'Good Behaviour'.
'Alice's Adventures Underground' - The Vault
Following the sell out run in 2015 at the Vaults deep under Waterloo Station, Les Enfants Terribles' and EDP bring their Olivier award Nominated 'Alice's Adventures Underground' back with TCGs Meghan Treadway playing 'Alice'. Tumble down the rabbit hole and make a series of choices in a theatrical adventure like no other, with more to explore than ever before!
'The Rise & Fall Of Little Voice' - Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Sion Tudor Owen plays 'Mr Boo' in the critically acclaimed 'The Rise & Fall Of Little Voice' at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough. Winner of the Laurence Olivier award for Best New Comedy, in turn brutal and tender, terrifying and exhilarating, this production serves up the perfect cocktail of northern grit and Hollywood glitz.
★★★★★ The Guardian
“A northern showbiz fairy tale, a backstreet Cinderella story with a built-in kick”
“A cracker, original, hilarious… Jim Cartwright is one of the mavericks of British Theatre”
'The Comedy About The Bank Robbery' - West End
Christopher Pizzey plays 'Officer Smitties' in the hit West End Comedy 'The Comedy About The Bank Robbery'. Mischief Theatre, the madcap team behind award-winning productions 'The Play That Goes Wrong' and 'Peter Pan Goes Wrong', present their latest West End smash hit. A priceless diamond has been entrusted to the city bank, but in a town where everyone’s a crook and even security guards can’t be trusted, what could possibly go wrong? Delivering swag loads of laughter, Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy.
'Beach Rats' - Feature
Distribution label Neon has acquired the Sundance hit 'Beach Rats'.The award winning Eliza Hittman feature stars TCGs Harris Dickinson as a lost middle-class youth in Brooklyn with a dying father, a tentative new romance with a young girl and a late-night habit of cruising for hook-ups with older men online. UTA represented the filmmakers in the deal.