Articles Tagged 'Peter Morgan'

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The Best of the British Stage, Coming to a Screen Near You

At the Gielgud Theatre in London recently, Helen Mirren took her final bow as Queen Elizabeth II in the play The Audience, which was directed by Stephen Daldrey and written by Peter Morgan. Morgan was also the writer of 2006 film The Queen, for which Mirren won an Oscar in the same role, and the […]

Helen Mirren May Play the Queen on London’s West End

It’s still no more than wishful thinking, but London theater fans are excited by the possibility that Dame Helen Mirren may be gracing a West End stage by again playing Queen Elizabeth II. The 66-year old actress won a Best Actress Oscar for playing the reigning monarch in 2006 in The Queen, a film about […]

Sacha Baron Cohen ‘Pushed’ Queen Into Freddie Biopic

If I’m honest, I never thought Queen were the choosiest of bands with regard to how their legacy is maintained. There’s the stage musical We Will Rock You for example, or the collaboration with the pop group Five on the song of the same name. And then there was the slightly odd version of the […]

The Other Boleyn Girl Trailer Has Been Released: Watch It

The trailer for The Other Boleyn Girl – starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, and mmmmm, Eric Bana – is now online. Quite funny that the three main roles are played by two Americans and an Aussie, which I suppose is fair play given how Brits have infiltrated Hollywood. The script is from Peter Morgan, and […]