Period Drama Forward – Love, Rosie (2014)

What a delightful “coming of age” romance drama.  Seems one that we will look back on in years to come.

Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn’t possibly be right for one another…or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies. Click title for story

 

 

‘THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE’

 

  ‘THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE’
 BECOMES A SHOWTIME SHOW

Showtime is turning popular fantasy saga THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE by Patrick Rothfuss into television drama. Lionsgate is at the same time also developing a major movie and video games based on it.  Set in the world of the popular fantasy series THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE will follow a pair of wandering performers on their adventures through the unique and startling world of Temerant, immersing audiences in a universe of unexpected heroes, mystical places, and terrifying dark forces! It will be an origin story, set a generation before The Name of the Wind, the first book in the trilogy.
The saga has been translated into 35 languages

Courtesy HollywoodSpy

Phantom Thread – Daniel Day-Lewis says it’s his last film

DANIEL DAY LEWIS’ LAST MOVIE
A trailer and poster to launch the new working week come from PHANTOM THREAD, Daniel Day Lewis‘ final movie (at least he says so) which

should walk into cinemas next February in UK, December in USA, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.
  PHANTOM THREAD is set in 1950s postwar London and follows Woodcock (Daniel Day Lewis), who with his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) is at the centre of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, débutantes and dames. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.
Day Lewis announced his retirement earlier this year

 

 

Mata Hari – 12 episode Russian Epic

Although, this 12 episode epic mini series does not show a USA or UK date of release, this trailer is in English. One hopes it comes our way. Already playing in Russia and the Ukraine

This one has already aired in motherland Russian earlier this year, and is currently airing over in Ukraine. MATA HARI is a 12 episode period set drama with an international cast that includes Vahina Giocante, Oisin Stack, Rutger Hauer, Gerard Depardieu, John Corbett, Rade Serbedzija, Christopher Lambert, Pasha Sol, Alexey Guskov and Svetlana Hodchenkova!

 

 

 

 

LOVE AND SURVIVAL

Margaret McLeod is penniless and out on the streets after her husband leaves her and gains custody of her only daughter. With no other means of making a living, she decides to become an exotic dancer. Under the stage name of MATA HARI, Margaret soon wins fame and notoriety, becoming extremely popular with the European elite. She becomes a regular guest of luxury villas and magnificent mansions, her every performance creating a real name of MATA HARI, Margaret soon wins fame and notoriety, becoming extremely popular with the European elite.  But the year is 1913 and the world is on the verge of a war that will change the entire course of history. MATA HARI cannot even imagine what fateful role she is to play in these coming events.
The series features Mata Hari’s steamy choreographies!

 

The name Matahari means ‘eye of the day’ in Indonesian and Malay

 

A Peek at a new Historical Drama – The Noble Coachman

I have just recently self-published a new novel of Historical Romance, which includes paranormal and mystery. I am giving the preview to this site and will include the first three chapters in the weeks ahead.  The digital download is available on Amazon for 3.99 US

Website:  Gene Bohn Novels

Summary:

On a day of beauty and celebration, the life of one young Viscount Trevor Caldwell is irrevocably set off course when a heinous tragedy besets upon his family. Questioning his role, self-imposed guilt is heaped upon him, Trevor elects to abandon his home and station. Now living in London, under a different name and occupation, he embarks on a path of worlds beyond the life he once knew, entrenched in mystery, intrigue, and a new chance for love. However, as he rides under the shroud of anonymity, he soon discovers that all roads lead back to that one horrid day. Led by clues, haunted by his memories, he determines to seek retribution. With all he holds dear, once again under threat he calls on himself and his allies, both living and departed, as he engineers a new path for redemption. But is this quest for revenge worth his nobility? His word? His honor?