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First Look: Eva Green Stars as Brothel Madam in ‘The Luminaries’ Miniseries

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There’s no word on whether or not Eva Green will return for the Penny Dreadful sequel, but that doesn’t mean she’s home twiddling her thumbs. We can look for the French actress in the BBC six-part miniseries The Luminaries, as previously reported by Anglophenia. The period drama is set in 1860s New Zealand during the […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke Reveals She Survived Two Life-Threatening Aneurysms and Launches Brain Injuries Charity

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Emilia Clarke has revealed that she survived two life-threatening aneurysms during the early years of Game of Thrones. In a brave and incredibly candid personal essay for The New Yorker, the 32-year-old actress says that she experienced her first aneurysm shortly after completing season one of the HBO show, when she was just 24. She […]

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‘The Night Of’ Creator Steve Zaillian is Bringing Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley to TV

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Patricia Highsmith‘s literary character Tom Ripley made it to American screens in the 1999 film The Talented Mr. Ripley, starring Matt Damon in the title role. We’ll be getting more of the sociopath and his wicked ways in weekly TV installments, reports Deadline. Steve Zaillian (The Night Of) is set to write and direct the […]

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Casting News: Black Mirror Adds ‘Avengers’ ‘ Anthony Mackie

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Black Mirror is a TV show that really benefits from the element of surprise: when a new season or standalone episode launches, we never quite know where writer-creator Charlie Brooker is going to take us. And because Brooker and Netflix like to keep everything Black Mirror under wraps, it’s rare to hear anything at all […]

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Casting News: ‘Penny Dreadful’ Star Rory Kinnear Has Signed On for Series Spin-Off

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The Victorian era Penny Dreadful series (2014-2016) is getting a sequel, set in 1938 Los Angeles, reports Deadline. Rory Kinnear starred in the original as Dr. Frankenstein’s The Creature and will return for the spin-off called Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, but in a different role. Penny Dreadful creator John Logan has a plethora of actors to […]

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WATCH: Suranne Jones in Trailer for Female-Led Period Drama ‘Gentleman Jack’

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If you were wondering how Suranne Jones could follow her blistering, BAFTA-winning performance in Doctor Foster, look no further: the first trailer for her new BBC/HBO period drama Gentleman Jack has been released, and it looks like a cracker. Jones stars in the eight-part biographical historical series as Anne Lister, a Victorian landowner who spent […]

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Stephen King’s ‘Pet Sematary’ Gets Freaky in New Trailer

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You may have read Stephen King‘s 1983 novel Pet Sematary or seen the 1989 film adaptation, but if not, the new footage for the 2019 installment is… freaky. Which isn’t all that surprising, considering King’s track record with disturbing stories like The Shining, Cujo, and Misery, just to name a few. In the recently released […]

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Casting News: ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Adds ‘Harry Potter’ Actress Miranda Richardson

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The cast of the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel just got even starrier with the addition of Harry Potter actress Miranda Richardson. Two-time Oscar nominee Richardson, known for playing sneaky reporter Rita Skeeter in the Harry Potter movies, as well as roles in films such as Made in Dagenham and Belle, joins an awesome-looking ensemble […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week March 18-24

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This week’s On the Beat includes a trip to the beach, a meal or two at a ramen shop, and the chance to revisit one of pop’s most iconic albums. It’s definitely a hectic week, so let’s get started… 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR A SUPER-DRAMATIC FINALE   The return of AMC’s post-apocalyptic drama series is […]

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Casting News: Killer-Thriller ‘You’ Star Elizabeth Lail Signs On for Horror Flick ‘Countdown’

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Are you completely obsessed with the TV adaptation of Caroline Kepnes‘ obsession-turned-murder novel You? If so, then you might be keen to learn we’ll be getting more of the lead actress Elizabeth Lail up on the big screen, reports ComingSoon.net. Lail is set to star in the horror/sci-fi movie Countdown. The story takes the digital age to […]

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