02.16.18 - Samson
02.17.18 - TROY: Fall of a City
02.24.18 Troy: Fall of a City
02.20.18 Frankenstein Chronicals S3
03.02.18 - ALPHA
03/15/18 JOURNEY'S END
03.16.19 - 7 Days in Entebbe
03.16.18 Mary Magdalene
03.21.18 - KRYPTON
03.26.18 - TERROR
04.06.18 - Chappaquiddick
04.08.18 - Howard's End - STARZ
04.20.18 Guernsey (UK)
05.06.18 - Silent Life
05.13.18 Little Women
07.30.18 - WURTHERING HEIGHTS
08.31.18 - The Little Stranger
09.21.18 - Robin Hood
11.16.18 - Fantastic Beasts 2
12.12.18 - Mortal Engines
12.25.19 - Mary Poppins Returns
02.16.18 - SamsonAfter losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
02.17.18 - TROY: Fall of a CityBBC and on Netflix after the BBC Premiere An epic tale of mortals and gods, has a psychologically rich and sweeping narrative which goes back to the story’s origins: to the judgement of Paris, his scandalous love affair with Helen, and the ill-starred prophecy surrounding his birth. Told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege, TROY: FALL OF A CITY is a rich story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging. Combining thrilling adventure with heart-breaking intimacy, it conveys the big themes of human existence and identity; of people battling to retain their sense of humanity and compassion amid the devastation and destruction of war.
02.24.18 Troy: Fall of a CityEpisode 1 Feb 24 News of the shock elopement between Helen and Paris reaches Troy, as the pair arrive in the city to face the alarming consequences of their actions. In Sparta, Helen's furious husband Menelaus rages at her disappearance, and his brother Agamemnon inspires a Greek army to attack Troy and get her back. Odysseus, King of Ithaca is sent for, but he is too unwell to join the coalition. Or is he?
02.20.18 Frankenstein Chronicals S3Sean Bean investigates a series of crimes in 1830s London, which may have been committed by a scientist intent on re-animating the dead. NETFLIX
03.02.18 - ALPHAA story of survival set 20,000 years ago during the last Ice Age.
03/15/18 JOURNEY'S ENDUS LIMITED RC Sherriff’s Journey’s End is the seminal British play about WW1. Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously awaiting their fate.
03.16.19 - 7 Days in EntebbeInspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.
03.16.18 Mary MagdaleneMary Magdalene is an authentic and humanistic portrait of one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood spiritual figures in history. The biblical biopic tells the story of Mary (Rooney Mara), a young woman in search of a new way of living. Constricted by the hierarchies of the day, Mary defies her traditional family to join a new social movement led by the charismatic Jesus of Nazareth (Joaquin Phoenix). She soon finds a place for herself within the movement and at the heart of a journey that will lead to Jerusalem. Mary Magdalene also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tahar Rahim, Ariane Labed and Ryan Corr.
03.21.18 - KRYPTONThe story of Superman’s grandfather as he fights for justice on his home planet. KRYPTON | Official Trailer #1 | SYFY
03.26.18 - TERRORInspired by a true event, follows the Royal Navy’s 19th century perilous voyage as the crew attempts to discover the Northwest Passage. Faced with treacherous conditions, limited resources, dwindling hope and fear of the unknown, the crew is pushed to the brink of extinction, frozen, isolated and stuck at the end of the earth. THE TERROR highlights all that can go wrong when a group of men, desperate to survive, struggle not only with the elements but with one another. Ten episode period set horror thriller starts next March
04.06.18 - ChappaquiddickTed Kennedy’s life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
04.08.18 - Howard's End - STARZTV miniseries adaption of the E.M. Forster novel set in the 1910s.
04.20.18 Guernsey (UK)A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.
05.06.18 - Silent Life1926. While on tour promoting his latest movie "Son Of The Sheik", Rudolph Valentino, the Hollywood silent screen icon, suffers a sudden collapse and is hospitalized at the New York Polyclinic Hospital. After an emergency surgery, Valentino loses his grip on reality and, while hallucinating, reexperiences his life in Hollywood from - as a silent film shown at a movie palace, the magical portal between life and eternity, between reality and illusion. Dubbed "The Great Lover" around the world, Valentino plays dashing and virile Sheiks on the screen and drives his female audience into hysteria. However, his private life is a complete failure - the Sheik cannot satisfy even his own domineering wife. Snapping back to reality, Valentino finds himself abandoned, alone and stricken with illness. Pam, a young deaf-mute Valentino's fan, who works as a nurses' aid at the hospital, will show the God of Love for the first time in his life what love can truly mean. Trailer: "SILENT LIFE" is a stylized film, an original interpretation of the genre, which uniquely marries color and b/w, film and HD, the traditions of past and present. "Silent Life" is Vlad Kozlov's directorial debut - a passion journey, which began in 2006. The project was supported by numerous Hollywood vendors and professionals, who kindly donated their equipment, locations, services and talent, and helped bring this dream to life.
05.13.18 Little WomenMasterpiece: Little Women Sundays, May 13, at the special time of 8-9 pm ET; May 20, at the special time of 8-10 pm ET
07.30.18 - WURTHERING HEIGHTSWuthering Heights is a wild, passionate tale of the intense and demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, allegedly a Gypsy foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. After Mr Earnshaw’s death, Heathcliff is degraded and humiliated by Catherine’s brother Hindley and wrongly believing that his love for Catherine is not reciprocated, leaves Wuthering Heights, only to return years later as a wealthy and polished man to find he is too late and that Cathy has married Edgar Linton. He proceeds to exact a terrible revenge for his miseries.Unable to bear being parted from his love he curses her on her deathbed to never rest and always be with him and so begins 20 years of her haunting his every waking and sleeping hour. A tale of love, hate, horror, haunting, but most of all a story about human nature. Emily Bronte wrote the greatest , most terrifying love story of all time. http://www.wuthering-heights.com
08.31.18 - The Little StrangerIn a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life? Starring by : domhnall gleeson as dr. faraday, ruth wilson as caroline ayres, will poulter as roderick ayres, charlotte rampling as mrs. ayres, kate phillips as diana baker-hyde, alison pargeter as the maid, josh dylan as bland, lorne macfadyen as dr. calder, tim... Watch The Little Stranger
09.21.18 - Robin HoodA gritty take on the classic Robin Hood story.
11.16.18 - Fantastic Beasts 2The second installment of the ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ series which follows the adventures of Newt Scamander.
12.12.18 - Mortal EnginesPeter Jackson Epic Saga Many years after the “Sixty Minute War,” cities survive a now desolate Earth by moving around on giant wheels attacking and devouring smaller towns to replenish their resources.
12.25.19 - Mary Poppins ReturnsIn Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss.
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|Film / Series
|12/25/19||A Christmas Carol (BBC)||
BBC are looking to adapt a series of Dickens’ works beginning with A CHRISTMAS CAROL which will be adapted into three part mini series by Tom Hardy’s production house, Ridley Scott and Steven Knight of Peaky Blinders. The story of Ebenezer Scrooge, the miserly cold hearted boss, who is visited by four ghosts from the past, present and the future, on a freezing Christmas Eve, and must face up to how his self interested, penny-pinching behaviour has impacted his own life and those around him, leaving him in a paranoid bubble of fear, will air on Christmas 2019! This Christmas, meanwhile, will see The Miniaturist and new Little Women mini series airing on the small screens in Britain.
|2018||A Discovery of Witches||Matthew Goode and Teresa Palmer in the lead roles as a vampire and a witch who fall in love with each other while hiding their true identities. She is a history professor and he a scientist who join together to decode a powerful manuscript which could bring peace between their kinds. The series, which will air sometime next year, will also star Alex Kingston as her mother a powerful witch, and Lindsay Duncan as his vampire mother who hates witches.|
|A Very English Scandal||British politician Jeremy Thorpe is accused of murdering his ex-lover and is forced to stand trial in 1979.|
|Aftermath, The||In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.|
|Aspern Papers||Adaptation of a Henry James novel, starring Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson.|
|2018||Black 47||Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, he is shocked by the famine’s destruction of his homeland and the brutalization of his people and his family.|
|2018||Caesar||A chilling film adaptation of Shakespeare’s shocking tale of ambition, betrayal, murder, and the supernatural.|
In the series that follows the investigation of a string of unsolved murders that are eating away at whatever uneasy peace still exists, Orlando Bloom will play the man in the center of it, Rycroft Philostrate, a police inspector investigating the murder of a faerie showgirl on CARNIVAL ROW. Rycroft is not supposed to care about the death of another faerish refugee, but he does, and getting to the bottom of what happened to her will come at a big cost. TV series 9 Episodes
|Catherine the Great||Biopic to be directed by Barbra Streisand.|
|2018||Chaperone, The||The period movie The Chaperone will take place against the backdrop of the tumultuous times of the early 1920’s. A Kansas woman is forever changed when she chaperones a beautiful and talented 15-year-old dancer named Louise Brooks to New York for the summer. One of them is eager to fulfill her destiny of dance and movie stardom; the other is on a mission to unearth the mysteries of her past.|
|09.21.18||Colette||The story of a marriage, Colette shows the lengths one woman must go to escape her husband’s control and claim her voice as an artist.|
Robert Pattinson playing Samuel, a wealthy and influential pioneer who traveled across west American Frontiers to marry love of his life Penelope (Mia Wasikowska). Along the journey, he was aided by a drunkard and a miniature horse named Butterscotch. As Samuel continued on his quest, he encountered many obstacles and soon the lines between heroes, damsels and villains are blurred.
2018 Festivals circuit
|2018||Das Boot||8 episode TV series (Germany)
A sequel to Das Boot (1981).
|East of Eden||Jennifer Lawrence stars in this adaptation of a Steinbeck novel.|
|Emperor||Action epic about a young girl who seeks revenge on the holy roman Emperor Charles V for the death of her father.|
|Endeavour Season 5||
6 episodes. Circa 1968
|11.16.08||Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2||
The next installment of the Harry Potter series set in 1920s America.
|Fever||BBC America is to produce a small screen adaptation of Mary Beth Keane‘s novel FEVER into a period set mini series starring Elisabeth Moss! It tells the story of the first known healthy carrier of typhoid fever who became known as “Typhoid Mary”as she spread typhoid across the burgeoning metropolis of early twentieth century New York. unknown (in talks)|
|2018||Flying Horse||Gary Oldman’s first film as director in 20 years, and only his second ever, is a biopic of the pioneering 19th-century photographer Eadweard Muybridge, focusing on the affair between his wife, Flora, and Harry Larkyns, the theatre critic he kills. No casting confirmed, but Oldman had been chasing Ralph Fiennes and Benedict Cumberbatch. The man himself will play Muybridge’s prosecutor.development unknown – Star, Writer, Produce: Gary Oldman|
|11.08.19||Death on the Nile||Kenneth Branagh directs and stars as Hercule Poirot in a remake of the Agatha Christie myster|
|2018||Harlots||Season 2 of the dueling 18th-c. whorehouses returns|
|11.09.18||Holmes and Watson||A humorous take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries with Will Ferrell as Sherlock.|
|2018||In Like Flynn||Biopic of Errol Flynn’s roust-about early life in Australia, as an adventurer, opium smuggler, gambler, street fighter, womanizer, and gold prospector.|
|2018||Les Miserables||Non-singing BBC miniseries based on Victor Hugo’s novel. 6 episode mini|
|05/13/18- 05/20/18||LIttle Women||Set against the backdrop of the Civil War, the story follows sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March on their journey from childhood to adulthood. With the help of their mother, Marmee, and while their father is away at war, the girls navigate what it means to be a young woman: from sibling rivalry and first love, to loss and marriage.|
|2018||Lizzie||A psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family|
|2018||Man in an Orange Shirt||Set in 1945 and 2018, the new period drama will star Vanessa Redgrave (Julia, The Gathering Storm) as a grandmother who is trying to cope with the fact that her grandson is homosexual. In his first screen drama, best-selling British novelist Patrick Gale tells two gay love stories, 60 years apart – stories linked by family, and by a painting that holds a secret that echoes down the generations. Charting the challenges and huge changes to gay lives from the Second World War to the present, the two-hour film explores a forbidden relationship made impossible by illegality and societal pressure and contrasts it with present day romance which, while the external constraints have fallen away, is a minefield of internalized issues and temptations.|
|11/02/18||Mary Queen of Scots||Film biopic of the Scottish queen starring Saoirse Ronan.Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.|
|07/06/18||Mary Shelley||“The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18 years old Mary Wollstonecraft, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein.”|
|Medici: Masters of Florence S2||Jump forward in time about 20 years for season two to tell the story of Lorenzo ‘the Magnificent’, and we’re actually anticipating that that will take two seasons.”2017 on Netflix|
|2018||New Amsterdam 2018||A historical adventure about New York City when it was a Dutch settlement called New Amsterdam, discovered by Henry Hudson and run by the infamous Peter Stuyvesant. Famke Janssen star.|
|Old Man’s War||OLD MAN’S WAR is set centuries in the future where older citizens are given a choice: age and die on Earth or join the military in the interstellar Colonial Union, which will transfer their minds into battle ready versions of their own younger bodies. The story follows 75 year old widower John Perry, who, in his amazing new body – Perry, discovers he’s a natural fighter and leads his platoon through gruelling battles against hostile alien races. But when he meets a soldier who looks like a younger version of his beloved deceased wife, everything Perry thought he knew about his new life, and the war he’s fighting in it, is turned upside down.|
|2018||Peterloo 2018||A drama based on events surrounding the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces fired on a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester.|
|2018||Picnic at Hanging Rock||‘Three schoolgirls and their governesses mysteriously disappear on Valentines Day in 1900.’ Miniseries based on the book.
6 Episode series (AU)
|2018||Poldark Season 4||
|Radioactive||Biopic based on the book, “Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout.”|
|Robert The Bruce||Angus Macfadyen will lead epic drama ROBERT THE BRUCE playing the famous warrior who took the Scottish crown.|
|Rogue Male||A hunter attempts to assassinate a dictator, but fails and is captured and tortured. He successfully escapes back to England, but enemy agents and police are on the hunt for him. Benedict Cumberbatchunknown (being scripted in Feb 2017)|
|Strange Angels||A rocket scientist in 1940s Los Angeles is secretly the disciple of occultist Aleister Crowley.|
|Swords and Sceptres||A tale of women’s empowerment, Swords and Sceptres tells the true story of Lakshmibai, the historic Queen of Jhansi who fiercely led her army against the British East India Company in the infamous mutiny of 1857. Rupert Everett, Derek Jacobi, Johdi May, Nathaniel Parker|
|The Black Count||The story of Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, the first black soldier to become a brigadier general in the French military|
|The Chaperone||In the early 1920s, a Kansas woman finds her life forever changed when she accompanies a young dancer on her fame-seeking journey to New York City.|
|The Custom of the Country||Edith Wharton novel, Scarlett Johansson is attached.|
|The Devil in the White City||An architect works to build up the 1893 Worlds Fair, while a serial killer uses the fair to attract and kill women.|
|2018||The Durrells in Corfu Season 3||
|2018||The Favourite||Queen Anne of England, Sarah Duchess of Marlborough (Rachel Weisz), and Abigail Masham (played by Emma Stone).|
|The Gilded Age||A look at life of millionaires living in New York during the 1800s. Julian Fellowes|
||A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.|
|2018||The Happy Prince||The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.Rupert Everett, Colin First, Emma Watson.|
|2019||The Laureate||A married couple on the brink of disillusion allows a stranger to live with them in their idyllic cottage. Will this stranger push their fragile state over the edge?|
|The Living and the Dead||Set in 1894 in Somerset, a couple who have moved into a new house but strange and dangerous paranormal goings-on start to plague them.|
|The Mad Whale||“Inmates at a women’s mental asylum stage a theatrical production of Herman Melville’s ‘Moby Dick.’”Completed 2017|
|2018||The Man Who Killed
|An advertising executive jumps back and forth in time between 21st-century London and 17th-century La Mancha, where Don Quixote mistakes him for Sancho Panza.|
|The Marquis||“The doomed and passionate relationship between the Marquis de Montespan and his wife Athénaïs, who became mistress to Louis XIV.”|
|The Merlin Saga||‘Variety’ reports that Ridley Scott is in talks to direct Disney’s THE MERLIN SAGA which is eyed as a possible franchise based on 12 books from T.A. Barron which he started publishing back in 1996! He would also produce it with Lord of the Rings‘ and Hobbit‘s Philippa Boyens writing the script! Similar to the popular BBC series from a decade ago, THE MERLIN SAGA depicts the origin story of a young wizard Merlin who would go on to become the mentor of the classic literary character of King Arthur. It is even more interesting that Disney is preparing another movie from this universe – a live-action version of SWORD IN THE STONE which Ridley could also produce.|
|The Name of the Rose||A monk investigates a series of mysterious deaths at an abbey. Television adaptation of Umberto Eco’s novel ‘The Name of the Rose’.|
|The Nightingale||1825 Tasmania. A young convict woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family, takes an Aboriginal male outcast with her through the interior and gets much more than she bargained for. Sam Claflin|
|2019||The Personal History of David Copperfield||Charles Dickens’ semi autobiographical chronicle of the life of the iconic title character, and now it has been announced by ‘Variety’ that Dev Patel will take the role of the titular hero. The story follows Copperfield as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, all the while on a journey full of life, colour and humanity.|
|2018||The Seagull||Adaption of the Chekhov play set in the 1900s, starring Elisabeth Moss and Saoirse Ronan|
|09/19/18||The Sword in the Stone||A live-action remake of the Disney film.|
|2018||The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle||Robert Downey Jr. stars as the man who can talk to animals.|
The Story of the Warrior
will be set against the backdrop of the brutal Tong Wars in San Francisco’s Chinatown in the late 1800s! The cast is led by Andrew Koji as Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who travels from China to San Francisco and ends up becoming a hatchet man for the most powerful tong in Chinatown! (c.late 1800s)
|2018||The Woman in White||
A TV miniseries adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ classic gothic novel
J.R.R. Tolkien, a lovelorn soldier on his return from the Great War, creates the fantasy series “The Lord of the Rings
|2018||Vita and Virginia||It’s the fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.Lesbian|
|2018||Woman Walks Ahead||In the 1890s, Catherine Weldon travels to paint Sitting Bull’s portrait and gets involved in the Lakota struggle over land right|
|07/30/18||Wuthering Heights||Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate tale of the intense and demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, allegedly a Gypsy foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. After Mr Earnshaw’s death, Heathcliff is degraded and humiliated by Catherine’s brother Hindley and wrongly believing that his love for Catherine is not reciprocated, leaves Wuthering Heights, only to return years later as a wealthy and polished man to find he is too late and that Cathy has married Edgar Linton. He proceeds to exact a terrible revenge for his miseries.Unable to bear being parted from his love he curses her on her deathbed to never rest and always be with him and so begins 20 years of her haunting his every waking and sleeping hour. A tale of love, hate, horror, haunting, but most of all a story about human nature. Emily Bronte wrote the greatest , most terrifying love story of all time.|