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via The New York Times ‘UNDERGROUND’ (WGN America, March 9) After “12 Years a Slave,” television gets its own realistic period drama about slavery. Aldis Hodge (“Leverage”) stars as a blacksmith who organizes a group of slaves for an escape attempt along the Underground Railroad. Jurnee Smollett-Bell (“True Blood”) plays another escapee and Christopher Meloni appears as the Read More

  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/12078324/War-and-Peace-great-but-has-anyone-read-it-Not-the-cast-of-the-new-BBC-production.html  | via @Telegraph Read More

A film adaptation of one of Scotland’s best-loved novels – Sunset Song – will be released in the UK in December. Peter Mullan and former model Agyness Deyn star in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s tale, which was shot on location in Aberdeenshire, New Zealand and Luxembourg. Published in 1932, Sunset Song follows a farming family struggling Read More

I think we have different ideas of what outrageous is, but this was a fun interview with Kate Winslet, whom I love. ‘I always do sex scenes properly’ Kate Winslett’s most outrageous interview KATE WINSLETT lets loose as she talks about using mud to disguise her ever-increasing boobs in her latest film A Little Chaos Read More

Irvine Welsh, Jon S. Baird Reteam To Adapt Walter Scott’s ‘Ivanhoe’ EXCLUSIVE– Iconoclastic Scottish writer Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) and director Jon S. Baird(Filth) are re-teaming for a bold new adaptation of the classic Walter Scott adventure tale Ivanhoe.  Jens Meurer is producing through his Berlin-based Egoli Tossell Film banner. Meurer previously worked with Welsh and Baird on Filth, which is Read More

Looking forward to this. Spring 2015. Read More

Rupert Penry-Jones. Hmm, I might need start watching.   Read More

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