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Peter Morgan

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  • Danielle Dajani, Tara Cook Join 'Downton Abbey' Producer Carnival Films

    LONDON -- Carnival Films, the London-based production company behind "Downton Abbey," has appointed Danielle Dajani as its head of production, and Tara Cook as development producer, working alongside Phil Temple, who has been promoted and also serves as...
  • Helen Mirren returning to Broadway as Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren returning to Broadway as Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren will once again assume the conservative dresses, crisp diction and distinctive hairdo of Queen Elizabeth II when she reprises her role as the British monarch in a Broadway run of "The Audience," which is scheduled to open March 8 at the...
  • Helen Mirren Returning to Broadway for 'The Audience' with Stephen Daldry

    Helen Mirren will reprise her role as Queen Elizabeth II for a Broadway staging of "The Audience," to be directed by Stephen Daldry. The limited engagement will play at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, with previews beginning on February 17 and opening...
  • Netflix in Talks for Epic British Royal Series 'The Crown' From Sony Pictures Television

    Netflix and Sony Pictures Television are in negotiations for what could be the streamer's next big original series: "The Crown," a drama following the life of Queen Elizabeth II, sources have confirmed. The 20-plus-hour series will have a projected...
  • 'Rush'

    'Rush'
    Ron Howard's penchant for varying his subjects as a director - with great skill - continues with this engrossing drama, the true story of the 1970s rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt (played by Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Bruhl)....
  • Writers Guild Unveils 10 Screenplay Nominations

    Mixing mainstream and specialty titles, the Writers Guild of America has nominated Tracy Letts for "August: Osage County," Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke for "Before Midnight," Billy Ray for "Captain Phillips," Peter Berg for "Lone...
  • WGA Nominations: Oscar and the Eligibility Factor (Analysis)

    Writers Guild of America's just-announced nominees have reason for optimism in terms of the upcoming Academy Awards, but they come with a load of footnotes and caveats. The WGA has a pretty solid track record at predicting Oscar winners, though as far as...
  • Variety Critics Pick Their Oscar Nominees

    Film critics, we're often told, don't vote for the Oscars -- but if they did, here's what at least three of their nomination ballots might look like. We listed our top five choices for best director, actor/actress, supporting actor/actress, original/...
  • Ron Howard's 'Rush' is a white-knuckle Formula 1 ride

    Ron Howard's 'Rush' is a white-knuckle Formula 1 ride
    Rush Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $34.98 Available on VOD beginning Jan. 28 Director Ron Howard and screenwriter Peter Morgan tell the story of 1970s Formula 1 racing stars James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl) in "Rush," a true-...
  • Daniel Brühl, the next pan-European Everyman

    Daniel Brühl, the next pan-European Everyman
    At this stage in his gracefully ascending career, Daniel Brühl has emerged as that rare yet sometimes undervalued cinematic bird, the problem solver. He's clearly made a name among directors as a can-do performer; it's hardly coincidence that he can...
  • Nonprofits Topple Commercial Titles at London's Evening Standard Awards

    London's thriving not-for-profit houses again nudged out commercial competish to dominate the 59th Evening Standard Theater Awards at a glamorous ceremony held at the Savoy Hotel Nov. 17 and hosted by U.K. thesp Damian Lewis ("Homeland") In the nine...