‘Killing Eve’ Season 2 - Television
Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer reprise their critically-acclaimed performances as Eve, an MI6 operative, and psychopath assassin Villanelle in this story of two women, bound by a mutual obsession and one brutal act. Beginning just after the end of the final episode of Season 1, Villanelle has disappeared, and Eve is left reeling, having no idea if the woman she stabbed is alive or dead. With both of them in deep trouble, Eve has to find Villanelle before someone else does… but unfortunately, she’s not the only person looking for her.
Killing Eve will return to screens in the US on Sunday, April 7, a UK air date has still yet to be confirmed, however.
Killing eve season 2 features TCG’s Claire Vousden and Luke De Woolfson.
‘Flack’ - Television
Flack is about a modern woman trying to keep her life on track whilst dealing with the funny and often messed up lives of her PR clients. Flack is a classy, witty, and bold show, where a funny and complex female character's life drives the story and the PR world is the backdrop to that. With Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, the blogosphere and the rampant tabloid press, the next celebrity scandal is never far away and someone has to be there to pick up the pieces.
Flack stars Anna Paquin, Sophie Okonedo and TCG’s Meghan Treadway.
‘Matriarch’ - Feature
TCG’s Charlie Blackwood leads the cast of new feature ‘Matriarch’.
After becoming stranded in the Scottish countryside Rachel and Matt Hopkins are offered a night's shelter by a farmer and his wife (the Fairbairns) who are oddly infatuated by Rachel's pregnancy. That evening Rachel and Matt realize the farmer's daughter is Ellie Adams, a missing child who was headline news years before. As they attempt leave the farm and get help, the Fairbairn's capture and imprison them - they want their baby.
Matriarch will be available in the US on DVD, On Demand and on Digital from 9th April 2019. UK date is yet to be announced!
Watch the trailer below!
Michael Pink picks up 2 Best Actor awards
TCG’s Michael Pink has been awarded 2 Best Actor awards for his role in ‘Fucking Drama’. Congratulations Michael!
Fucking Drama follows the story of a young couple in love who experience an evening of theatre that changes their lives dramatically. A brutal confrontation with the zeitgeist .
‘We Die Young’ - Feature
Lior Geller’s We Die Young opens the Mammouth Film Festival 2019. The film stars Jean-Claude Van Damme with TCG’s Charlie MacGechan heading up the main cast as ‘Jester’.
Jean-Claude Van Damme delivers a dramatic turn as a soldier with PTSD in the trailer for We Die Young. The film is based on director Lior Geller's own short Roads, which sets a Guinness world record for most awards won by a student film during its run on the 2008 festival circuit. For his feature-length adaptation, Geller swaps his short film's Israeli backdrop for Washington D.C., but keeps the story of a teenaged boy who works for a dangerous drug lord and seeks help from a traumatized veteran, after his younger brother is hired to work for the same gang.
We Die Young is currently scheduled to premiere in select theaters and on demand in early March. The film's leads are joined by a supporting ensemble that includes David Castañeda - who stars in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy comic book TV series next month - in addition to Once Upon a Time's Joana Metrass and TCG’s Charlie MacGechan who stars in Netflix’s The Girl from the Song. You can watch the trailer below!
‘Aasha The Street Dog’ - Feature
Cinestaan Film Company is teaming with UK-based Newscope Films to produce India’s first live-action all-animal family feature, Aasha The Street Dog (working title).
Directed by Frederik Du Chau and filmed by an international crew, the film tells the story of a plucky, three-legged dog who comes to realise she can change her world. Set on the streets of Delhi, the family adventure has a cast comprising dogs, pigs, camels, goats, a cow and a street kid.
Belgium-born Du Chau is an expert in live-action animal films with credits including Alcon Entertainment’s Racing Stripes and Disney’s Underdog. “We are making this movie on the streets of Delhi and by the time we finish it will be fun, exciting and extremely magical,” said Du Chau.
The film features TCG’s Nick Haverson and his many voices. You can hear Nick as Bullet, Old Dog, Ustaad, Local Street Dog, Monkey, Locked Up Dog, Guard Dog and White Pig - to name a few!
Currently in production in Delhi, the film is being scheduled for delivery in Spring 2019.
Tim Burton's 'Dumbo' Full Length Trailer - Watch Now!
The latest ‘Dumbo’ trailer is bound to pull at your heartstrings and childhood memories.
Disney has released the first full-length trailer for a live-action remake of its 1941 animated classic.
Tim Burton is directing, with famous names such as Michael Keaton, Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito and Eva Green taking center stage. TCGs Vincent Adriano also features.
Prior to this Vincent filmed the role of ‘Billy’ in Gurinder Chadna’s (‘Bend It Like Beckham’) new feature ‘Blinded By The Light’. The films supporting cast includes Rob Brydon and chronicles the experiences of a British Pakistani boy growing up in the 1980s set to the soundtrack of Bruce Springsteen.
‘Dumbo’ hits theaters on March 29, 2019. Watch the trailer below:
‘Mary Queen Of Scots’ - Feature.
‘Mary Queen Of Scots’ featuring TCG’s Angela Bain opens in theatres on 18th January.
Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
‘Mary Queen of Scots’ is a 2018 historical drama film directed by Josie Rourke and written by Beau Willimon, based on John Guy's biography ‘Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart’. The film stars Saoirse Ronan as Mary, Queen of Scots and Margot Robbie as her cousin Queen Elizabeth I, and chronicles the 1569 conflict between their two countries. David Tennant, and Guy Pearce also star.
Angela has previously appeared in the NT production and feature of ‘London Road’ alongside ‘Tom Hardy’ & ‘Olivia Coleman’. She recently worked with ‘Northern Broadsides in their production of ‘Cyrano’ in the role of ‘Duenna’.
‘Pitching In’ - BBC & BBC Wales
Gavin and Stacey stars, Larry Lamb (Michael Shipman) and Melanie Walters (Gwen West) are set for a television reunion in a new Wales-based drama which will hit television screens in spring 2019.
They are set to take centre stage in ‘Pitching In’, a new family drama for BBC One Wales and BBC One Daytime. They star alongside TCG’s Jim Findley who plays series regular ‘Royston’ in the show.
Set around a caravan park on the north Wales coast, Pitching In tells the story of three generations of the same family, all struggling to make the best of a very unusual - and sometimes very difficult - situation.
Pitching In will be made by the highly acclaimed LA Productions (Broken, Moving On). Written by Johanne McAndrew and Elliot Hope, it will also feature an all-star cast including Hayley Mills, Caroline Sheen and Ifan Huw Dafydd.
BBC Controller of Programming and Daytime, Dan McGolpin says: “Hot on the heels of their RTS award for ‘Moving On’, this is a new drama from LA Productions and also a new collaboration with BBC Wales. It’s a welcome addition to the BBC Daytime drama slate and our audience are going to enjoy getting to know these naturally funny characters and their life struggles in the beautiful countryside of north Wales.”
Jim in the last year has worked at two of the most prestigious UK theatres, Chichester Festival Theatre and The Donmar Warehouse. He played ‘Ballestred’ in ‘The Lady From The Sea’ directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah (Donmar) and most recently ‘Elder James’ in ‘The Meeting’ directed by Natalie Abrahami (Minerva, Chichester).
‘Macbeth’ - Orange tree Theatre
Marc Benga has just started rehearsals in the titular role for the new production of ‘Macbeth’ at The Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond.
Directed by Nathan Powell;
‘Ambition, madness and murder collide as Macbeth hurtles along the road to power. Experience Shakespeare’s thrilling masterpiece up close, intense, and in the round.’
Marc’s recent credits include the critically acclaimed ‘BOYS’ at the New Diorama directed by Kane Husbands and ‘Cosmic Jive’ at The Albany’ directed by Rebecca Manly.
‘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!
‘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:
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
Jackie recently worked on Hugo Blick’s new project ‘Black Earth Rising’ for Netflix and BBC. Also with the Royal Shakespeare company in their recent production of ‘Coriolanus’ as ‘Sicinius Valetus’.
‘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.
Danny has also worked on the features ‘Entebbe’ with Rosamund Pike, Daniel Brühl and soon to be released ‘The Flood’ with Lena Headey, Iain Glen.
‘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.
Ben recently wrapped on short film 'Chronos' with director André Chocron, and is about to shoot another short, 'Hard, Cracked The Wind', with director Mark Jenkin. Alongside his acting, Ben is also a writer and is currently developing new plays about elite sport ('The Distance') and self-driving cars ('Autopilot').