‘Dark Crystal' - Netflix
The upcoming “Dark Crystal” series at Netflix has announced a stacked voice cast.
Leading the cast for “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” are Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Nathalie Emmanuel as Rian, Brea and Deet, three Gelfling heroes. Other Gelfling characters are voiced by: Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham-Carter, TCG’s Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, and Alicia Vikander.
The Skeksis & Mystics are voiced by: Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs. Keegan-Michael Key, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Simon Pegg, and Andy Samberg.
Aughra will be voiced by Donna Kimball. Additional characters will also be voiced by puppeteers from the production, including Alice Dinnean, Louise Gold, Neil Sterenberg and Victor Yerrid.
Dark Crystal will be released worldwide in 2019!
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‘County Lines’ - Feature
Harris Dickinson has just finished filming the hard hitting Henry Blake feature ‘County Lines’
A powerful drama about a mother and her fourteen year old boy who is groomed into a lethal nationwide drug selling enterprise, a 'County Line', which exploits vulnerable children and traffics them across Britain.
Harris plays ‘Simon’ the “recruiter”, who targets and preys on disengaged and vulnerable young people to groom and promote his drug dealing enterprise out of town.
Below is the teaser trailer from the original short:
‘Departure’ - Canada’s Global
Chloe Farnworth begins shooting in the new year the role of ‘Leah Simms’ in ‘Departure’.
Archie Panjabi and Christopher Plummer have been set to lead an ensemble cast in the event thriller. A Canada/UK co-production, the six-part drama will air on Canada’s Global in 2019. Shaftesbury and Greenpoint Productions are producing in association with Corus Entertainment. Starlings Television will co-finance and oversee distribution worldwide.
‘Departure’ centers on the shocking disappearance of Flight 716. Kendra Malley (Panjabi), the recently widowed, brilliant aviation investigator, is called in by her former boss and mentor Howard Lawson (Plummer) to investigate the mysterious crash. With the whole world watching, Kendra and her team race to pinpoint the missing aircraft and locate possible survivors. They must battle through a host of suspects and motives — pilot suicide, terrorism, politically motivated murder, systems failure — to determine what really happened, and to stop it from happening again.
Canadian Screen Award winner T.J. Scott (Orphan Black, Star Trek: Discovery) is directing.
Sting’s ‘The Last Ship’ - Prince Of Wales Theatre
Jackie Morrison will shortly fly to Toronto to start rehearsals for the role of ‘Peggy White’ in Sting’s hit new musical ‘The Last Ship’.
This personal musical inspired by Sting’s own childhood experiences, shows the collective defiance of a community facing the demise of the shipbuilding industry alongside a poignant and moving romantic tale of childhood sweethearts and the adults they grew up to become.
Featuring an awe-inspiring and impressive set by award-winning 59 Productions, this is the premiere of ‘The Last Ship’ , Sting’s heartfelt and empowering new musical.
★★★★ "A STIRRING MUSICAL. SOME OF THE MOST THRILLING CHORAL WRITING I’VE HEARD IN A BRITISH MUSICAL"
Michael Billington - The Guardian
★★★★★ "HEART-BREAKING, UPLIFTING, INTIMATE AND UNIVERSAL"
- The Stage
‘Eastenders’ - BBC1
Lukwesa Mwamba continues her semi regular role of ‘Vix’ in ‘Eastenders’ after making her first appearance on the 5th October.
‘Jungle Cry’ - Feature
Sherry Baines will shortly start shooting the role of ‘Nicola Bennet’ in Sagar Ballary’s new project ‘Jungle Cry’
Based on a true story, ‘Jungle Cry’ follows the adventures of a team of 12 young tribal Indian boys who go on to win the coveted under 14 Rugby World Cup in the UK, beating South Africa in the final. Living in nature, with trees and lakes as their playground, these 12 young boys are given the chance of a lifetime, when confronted with the opportunity to compete in London.
‘Treasure Island’ - Leicester Haymarket
The first production from the Haymarket Theatre will be the world premiere of Treasure Island, penned by national treasure and established author Sandi Toksvig (The Great British Bake Off, QI).
With Toksvig’s trademark razor (or should we say cutlass?) sharp wit, Jim Hawkins’ adventure across the High Seas in search of treasure will appeal to all ages. Along the way Jim encounters deadly storms and even deadlier pirates, led by the infamous Long John Silver. Featuring rousing sea shanties and daring sword fights, piratical parrots and acrobatic puppets, this new adaptation is wonderfully imaginative and will leave you spellbound.
Starring TCG’s Meghan Treadway as Shirley/Parrot and directed by TCG’s Matthew Forbes, this thrilling new version of the adventure story by Robert Louis Stevenson is the perfect Christmas treat for all the family.
‘Stan & Ollie’ - Feature
The first reviews for ‘Stan & Ollie’ are in… ★★★★★ The Times, ★★★★★ Radio Times, ★★★★ The Telegraph, ★★★★ The Independent ★★★★ Evening Standard, ★★★★ Total Film, ★★★★ BBC Culture, ★★★★ Time Out.
‘Stan & Ollie’ has also been nominated for 7 British Independent Film Awards, including: Steve Coogan (Lead Actor) Nina Arianda (Supporting Actress) & Faye Ward (Breakthrough Producer). Our warmest felicitations to the entire team!
Don’t miss ‘Stan & Ollie’, in cinemas 11 January with TCGs Danny Scheinmann.
‘The Archers’ - BBC Radio 4
Ben Norris joins the Brookfield family as ‘Ben Archer’ in BBC Radio 4’s iconic ‘The Archers’.
‘The Archers’, having aired over 18,700 episodes, is the world's longest-running radio soap opera. The British production is broadcast on Radio 4, the BBC's main spoken-word channel. The programme was originally billed as, an everyday story of country folk. It is now described as, a contemporary drama in a rural setting.
‘The A List’ - BBC/Kindle Entertainment
In what appears to be an idyllic island summer camp, dark secrets will turn the “holiday of a lifetime” into a twisted nightmare. Mia thinks she’s all set for a summer of sun, romance and social dominance, but the late arrival of mysterious new girl Amber disrupts everything. Amber is confident, glamorous and effortlessly charming and Mia instantly hates her. Slowly, as the series unfolds, Mia’s former followers will defect to Amber’s side and Mia will realise that there’s much more at stake than a popularity contest. Amber is not a normal girl; she has powers, they are growing and they are dangerous. In this exclusive series preview for BBC iPlayer, we get a flavour of the drama to come…
TCG’s Ellie Duckles plays mean girl ‘Amber’.
20 Years of TCG Artist Management
On Saturday 22nd September, TCG Artist Management will be 20!
Just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who has supported us over the years. All our fabulous casting friends, producers and wonderful clients. #letsopenbubbles
‘Sick Of It’ - Sky One
After he loses his long term girlfriend, Karl (Karl Pilkington) attempts to get his life in order. But as he tries to move on, the voice in his head - a grumpy, cynical alter-ego who takes the form of his doppelganger - appears at all the wrong times to criticise him, offer advice, and dispense his witty words of wisdom with calamitous consequences.
Starts 27th September on Sky One with TCGs Harry Dickman playing ‘Ron’
Tim Burton's 'Dumbo' Gets First Teaser Trailer - Watch Now!
Disney just revealed the first trailer for Tim Burton‘s 'Dumbo' live action film! The upcoming flick will follow a follow a former circus star, played by Colin Farrell, who returns to the big tent after arriving back home from war.
He finds work with a struggling circus and is put in charge of a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him the laughing stock of the show.
The film also stars Alan Arki, Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito and TCGs Vincent Andriano.
'Dumbo' is set to hit theaters March 29, 2019.
Check out the entire teaser below…
Tony Marchant's 'Butterfly' - Red Production/ITV
TCGs Jackie Knowles plays 'Stella' in new ITV mini series 'Butterfly'.
Emmet J. Scanlan, Alison Steadman, Sean McGinley and Callum Booth-Ford join Anna Friel as filming begins on new ITV mini series 'Butterfly'.
“I’ve always been a Butterfly.”
Created and penned by BAFTA award-winning screenwriter Tony Marchant, 'Butterfly' is about the acrimonious relationship between separated parents, Vicky (Anna Friel) and Stephen (Emmet J. Scanlan), and their division in opinion over how to support their gender variant child, Max (Callum Booth-Ford).
Directed by Anthony Byrne and produced by Louise Sutton, 'Butterfly' will embrace the story of a three-generational family, and will expose the truly extraordinary demands made by each and every individual in the family. We will see how they all prosper or fall as the string of challenges unfold over time.
'Maleficent II' - Disney Feature
Live-action Disney sequel 'Maleficent II' has confirmed another cast member, with Aurora getting a new love interest in the shape of TCGs Harris Dickinson, who will be playing 'Prince Phillip'.
Although the full synopsis has yet to be revealed, his initial description casts a small amount of light on the direction that the film may take, and a link to the mysterious queen that Michelle Pfeiffer is expected to play.
With Angelina Jolie in the lead role, 'Maleficent' tells the villain's side of the story of Sleeping Beauty, and while its sequel has the actress set to return, it remains to be seen where the second installment in the series will pick up. In addition to Dickinson as Prince Phillip, new to the Maleficent franchise are Michelle Pfeiffer, who has reportedly been cast as Prince Phillip's mother, and Ed Skrein, who has been cast as a villain.