A three-part horror film series starring the historic Queen Mary and its haunted history is set to begin filming in Long Beach and London in April.
The first movie, dubbed “The Queen Mary,” is slated to release at the end of 2021 or in early 2022, according to developer and producer Brett Tomberlin, co-founder of Imagination Design Works, one of the production companies involved with the project.
Source: The Queen Mary is getting its own 3-part horror movie franchise • the Hi-lo
‘Downton Abbey’ Sequel Film Edges Closer
One of the worst kept secrets in the UK biz is closer to becoming a reality, as Carnival Films gears up to shoot a sequel Downton Abbey feature in the coming weeks. Hugh Bonneville told BBC Radio 2 today that planets are aligning on the second film. “There is certainly the intention to do it. We would love to do it, we are desperate to do it, and I think it’s the sort of pleasurable release of a movie like the first one was, that audiences would enjoy after all of this mess we have been through,” he said. Bonneville’s comments come as the Daily Mail reported that legendary French actress Nathalie Baye is joining the cast to give the aristocratic drama a Gallic twist.
Source: ‘Downton’ Sequel Edging Closer; Vertical Buys ‘Stealing School’ – Deadline
A “team member” tested positive for the virus, leading Warner Bros to shut down the shoot.
Source: ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Pauses UK Production After Positive Covid Test – Deadline
Oh no. How will we endure this extra wait for another mediocre sequel?
Lionsgate has released The Courier trailer, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as an ordinary British businessman who gets recruited to spy on the KGB.
Source: The Courier Trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch Smuggles Secrets – /Film
Originally set for release last year, Six Minutes to Midnight now has a release date and a trailer. The new period drama movie stars Judi Dench (Casino Royale), James D’Arcy (Broadchurch), Jim Broadbent (War and
Source: ‘Six Minutes to Midnight’ trailer: Judi Dench stars in ‘Downton’ director’s new WW2 drama – British Period Dramas
This looks interesting!
A big screen version of the hit Broadway musical Spamalot is going ahead. Based on 1975’s Monty Python and the Holy Grail movie, the musical comedy premiered on stage in 2004. Spamalot went on to
Source: ‘Spamalot’ movie based on ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ musical is happening – British Period Dramas
Sky have announced their plans to release delayed British period drama movie To Olivia. Originally titled An Unquiet Life, the movie stars Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) as novelist Roald Dahl and Keeley Hawes (The Durrells) as his American actress wife Patricia Neal.
Source: Keeley Hawes and Hugh Bonneville’s Roald Dahl movie is finally getting a release – British Period Dramas
Event will take place over Zoom on November 29 and will be hosted by Kenneth Branagh.
Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Maggie Smith and Derek Jacobi will take part in a live Q&A hosted by Kenneth Branagh over Zoom on November 29 to benefit the UK’s theater community.
The event is being put on to aid UK workers who have struggled during the pandemic. Tickets cost £45 and are limited. Proceeds are going to Acting for Others, of which Dench is president, which provides financial and emotional support for professionals in the theater biz.
Source: Judi Dench, Ian McKellen Team For Event To Benefit Theater Workers – Deadline
Over 40 beloved British movies are free to watch on Google Maps, if you can find them. The Google Maps movies include Shaun of the Dead, Skyfall, and more.
Source: Over 40 Free Google Maps Movies Available to Watch for Free – /Film
.Steve Coogan and Philomena co-writer Jeff Pope have written The Lost King, a movie about the unlikely real-life discovery of King Richard III’s remains.
Source: The Lost King: Film Follows Discovery of Richard III’s Remains – /Film
The David Attenborough A Life on Our Planet Trailer takes a look at the famed Eglish broadcaster and natural historian.
Source: David Attenborough A Life on Our Planet Trailer – /Film
The British Army Captain raised £39M ($50M) to fight the pandemic by walking laps of his garden in the run-up to his 100th birthday.
Source: Captain Tom Moore Subject Of New Movie From ‘Finding Your Feet’ Duo – Deadline
In the face of a deteriorating illness, Stanley Tucci and Colin Firthy try to hold onto their love in the Supernova trailer.
Source: Supernova Trailer: Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci Try to Hold onto Love – /Film
This looks great, and heart-wrenching.
Sarah Snook will play Anne Elliot in a new adaptation of Persuasion.
Source: Persuasion Movie Cast Adds Sarah Snook – /Film