Hollywood Florida Film Festival - 'Best Actor', 'Best Foreign Film'

Congratulations to  Matt Hookings for winning two awards; 'Best Actor' and 'Best Foreign Film' at this years Hollywood Florida Film Festival for his feature 'Winter Ridge'.

'Winter Ridge' follows the story of  promising young Detective, Ryan Barnes (Matt Hookings), who arrives home on his anniversary to find his wife has been in a devastating car accident. Seven months later she is still in a coma and Barnes, unable to accept her condition, throws himself into a new investigation that soon develops into a murder investigation and manhunt for a serial killer.

Cast: Matt Hookings, Michael McKell, Olwen Catherine Kelly, Ian Pirie, Justin McDonald, Hannah Waddingham, Alan Ford

Produced by: Nancy Bressolles, Chris Hardman, Matt Hookings, Dom Lenoir

Directed by: Dom Lenoir

**WINNER** Critic's Circle Film Awards - 'British/Irish Young Actor of the Year'

We are beyond proud and delighted to announce that Harris Dickinson has won 'British/Irish Young Actor of the Year' at the Critic's Circle Film Awards for his leading role in the feature 'Beach Rats'.

Established in 1913, The Critics’ Circle is the oldest organisation of its kind in the world, with more than 400 members who work in the UK media as critics of drama, art and architecture, music, film and dance. Chaired by Anna Smith, who also currently serves as the Circle’s President, the Film Section membership is made up of more than 145 UK film critics, broadcasters and writers, including Guardian critic Peter Bradshaw, the BBC’s Mark Kermode and Metro’s Larushka Ivan-Zadeh, and has presented its awards annually since 1980.


'7 Days in Entebbe' - Feature.

TCGs Danny and Saffron Scheinmann will be appearing in the upcoming feature '7 Days in Entebbe'. Directed by José Padilha (Narcos) and written by Gregory Burke. The film's cast includes Rosamund Pike (A United Kingdom), Daniel Brühl (The Zookeeper’s Wife) and Eddie Marsan.

This gripping film, depicts the harrowing true events that occurred when ‘Air France Flight 139’ on route from Tel Aviv to Paris, was hijacked by two Palestinians and two German terrorists. The heavily armed terrorist’s, force the plane to be diverted to the Entebbe Airport in Uganda. Once there, they demanded the immediate release of dozens of Palestinian militants, who were been held prisoner in Israel and other countries. Tense political negotiations ensue, and the hijackers eventually agree to release all the non-Israeli hostages. However, they threaten to start killing the remaining Israeli passengers, one by one, until their demands are met.  As the world held it’s breath, and politicians debated, Israeli elite commandos were been briefed on a daring rescue mission.

'7 Days in Entebbe', hits theaters in the UK, March 9th 2018, the trailer has just been released and is below:


The 'OFFIES' - 'Best Ensemble' & 'Best Director'

Delighted that 'East' has been nominated for two  'Off West End' (OFFIE) Awards for 'Best Ensemble' and 'Best Director' featuring TCG's Debra Penny. 

'The Offies are here to recognise and celebrate the excellence, innovation and ingenuity of independent theatres across London. They help raise the profile and status of independent theatres in London, by giving them greater power to promote their work individually and collectively and to reward the new talent that they nurture and that is essential to the future of our theatre industry'.

★★★★★ Stage Review                        http://www.stagereview.co.uk/theatre-review/east-review/                   ‘East’s cast offer up terrific, compelling, performances. …Debra Penny is a hoot as the disappointed and bored Mum who longs to swap nights in with Z Cars and Hawaii Five-O for opera at Covent Garden…Don’t miss this unmistakably in-your-face and spirited production.’


'Dumbo' - Tim Burton Feature

Vincent Andriano has recently completed filming on the new Tim Burton feature 'Dumbo'.

'Dumbo' is an upcoming American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, with a screenplay written by Ehren Kruger. It is based upon a storyline written by Helen Aberson and is largely inspired by Walt Disney's 1941 animated film of the same name. The film stars Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito and Alan Arkin. The film will be released on March 29, 2019.


'Bohemian Rhapsody' - Feature

 Vincent Andriano will be appearing in the new Dexter Fletcher feature 'Bohemian Rhapsody' alongside Aiden Gillen and Tom Hollander. 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is an upcoming biographical drama film written by Justin Haythe and Anthony McCarten. It focuses on a 15-year period from the formation of Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury up to their performance at Live Aid in 1985, six years before Mercury's death. The film stars Rami Malek, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazzello, Allen Leech, and Lucy Boynton. Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor are serving as the film's music producers.


The Evening Standard British Film Award, longlist - 'Best Actor'

The longlist for the London Evening Standard British Film Awards has just been announced and Harris Dickinson has been nominated for 'Best Actor' for his role in the feature film 'Beach Rats'.

With one of the strongest longlists in years, judges include: Evening Standard film reviewers Charlotte O’Sullivan and David Sexton; Evening Standard columnist Ellen E Jones; Guy Lodge, chief UK film critic of Variety; Tim Robey, film reviewer for The Daily Telegraph; and Larushka Ivan-Zadeh, lead film reviewer of Metro. The panel is chaired by the Standard’s arts editor, William Moore.

The shortlist will be announced in the paper in January — and the winners revealed at a glittering ceremony at Claridge’s on February 8.


'The Girl From The Song' - Netflix

The feature 'The Girl From The Song' is now available to view on Netflix Worldwide, with TCGs Lewis Rainer, Charlie MacGechan and Siôn Tudor Owen playing the leads.  

The film follows a young musician travelling to Burning Man, a unique event in the middle of the Nevada desert, in an attempt to get back the impetuous girl he has fallen in love with.

Independent Spirit Awards - 'Best Male Lead'

We are delighted and beyond proud to announce that Harris Dickinson has been nominated for 'Best Male Lead' at the prestigious Independent Spirit Awards for his role in the feature 'Beach Rats'.

Their mission is to champion creative independence in visual storytelling and support a community of artists who embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision.

The Film Independent Spirit Awards is the premier awards event for the independent film community. The Spirit Awards ceremony brings together top talent from Hollywood and throughout the independent film world. Awards are given for Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best Feature Made for Under $500,000 (the John Cassavetes Award) and many more.


The 'OFFIES' - 'Best Production For Young People'

Delighted that 'Laika' has been nominated for a 'Off West End' (OFFIE) Award for 'Best Production For Young People' featuring TCG's Anna Martine - Freeman. 

'The Offies are here to recognise and celebrate the excellence, innovation and ingenuity of independent theatres across London. They help raise the profile and status of independent theatres in London, by giving them greater power to promote their work individually and collectively and to reward the new talent that they nurture and that is essential to the future of our theatre industry'.


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 Mousetrap - The St Martins Theatre, West End

Sherry Baines is currently performing as 'Mrs Boyle' in the hugely successful West End run of 'The Mousetrap'. 'The Mousetrap' is celebrating the 64th year of a record breaking run during which over 26,000 performances have been given. It is quite simply a great piece of theatrical history because of what it is, a whodunit written by the greatest crime writer of all time, Agatha Christie.