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  • Dylan Baker to Join Helen Mirren in Broadway's 'The Audience'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Dylan Baker and Judith Ivey will star alongside Helen Mirren in the Broadway production of "The Audience," the Peter Morgan play in which Mirren will return to the role of the Queen of England. Baker -- whose prior Broadway...
  • 'Game of Thrones' Alumnus Sean Bean to Lead 'Frankenstein Chronicles'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Actor Sean Bean, whose credits include "Game of Thrones" and "Lord of the Rings," will star in "The Frankenstein Chronicles," a re-imagining of Mary Shelley's monster tale as a six-part period crime drama. Executive...
  • Stephen Daldry revisits 'Billy Elliot' musical for cinematic broadcast

    Stephen Daldry revisits 'Billy Elliot' musical for cinematic broadcast
    It's been nearly 15 years since Stephen Daldry made his film breakthrough with "Billy Elliot" and almost a decade since he first staged the musical version based on the popular movie. That's a lot of distance but in many ways, Daldry has never really...
  • Kristin Scott Thomas to play Queen Elizabeth II in London

    Kristin Scott Thomas to play Queen Elizabeth II in London
    Kristin Scott Thomas will have to tone down her natural glamour and don a series of conservative dresses as Queen Elizabeth II in a return London engagement of "The Audience." The role was first played in London by Helen Mirren, who will appear in the...
  • 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...
  • Peter Morgan on the drive to write 'Rush'

    Peter Morgan on the drive to write 'Rush'
    I should declare I have never been a fan of motor racing. I don't watch Formula One, the intricacies of engine refinement and lap times leave me cold, I don't even drive fast. So how come "Rush" ended up being an unusually personal screenplay to me? The...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Six big snubs and surprises

    Golden Globes nominations: Six big snubs and surprises
    The Golden Globes have a long and often amusing reputation for nomination-morning howlers. But when the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. unveiled its 2014 nominees Thursday morning, there was no “Tourist,” no “Burlesque,” no “...
  • Michael Sheen on Globe nomination, not going bald for 'Masters of Sex'

    Michael Sheen awoke early Thursday to a pleasant surprise: a Golden Globe nomination for his role on the Showtime series “Masters of Sex.” Playing influential sexologist Bill Masters on the freshman drama is both familiar territory and an...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Britannia rules

    There were no shortage of surprise names among the Golden Globes nominees announced Thursday: Sally Hawkins, Kate Winslet, Steve Coogan and Idris Elba, who nabbed either a screenplay nomination (Coogan) or acting nods (everyone else). But the group...