Period Drama Forward: King Lear

ANTHONY HOPKINS, EMMA THOMPSON, EMILY WATSON, JIM BROADBENT AND OTHERS Speaking of British drama, ‘Daily Mail’ also reports that Anthony Hopkins will play the lead role in BBC 2’s TV movie on Shakespeare’s KING LEAR! British thespians Emma Thompson, Emily Watson and Florence Pugh will play his daughters Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Famous director Richard Eyre has also cast Jim Broadbent and Downton Abbey‘s Jim Carter to play Lear’s war ministers Gloucester and Kent! Andrew Scott will be Lear’s secret protector Edgar, while Christopher Eccleston will play Oswald in the story of the Shakespeare’s old King now set in the … Read more

Brooklyn (2015) – Release: Nov 6, 2015

Directed by John Crowley. With Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen, Emory Cohen. In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries. Release Dates United Kingdom Nov 6, 2015 United States Nov 6, 2015 https://youtu.be/1ekxPFTZm1Y Source: Brooklyn (2015) – IMDb Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters, Jessica Paré, Eve Macklin, Brid Brennan, Fiona Glascott, Jane Brennan, Nora-Jane Noone, Jenn Murray, Eva Birthistle, Michael Zegen

The Young Victoria 2009

Title:  The Young Victoria  2009 Rate: [polldaddy rating=’8036248′] Era:  Victorian  1837 Genre  Biography, Romantic Drama, Royalty Plot:  Eighteen-year-old British royal Victoria ascends to the throne and is romanced by future husband Prince Albert in this lush period film that chronicles the early years of the British monarch’s larger-than-life reign.   Marc Vallée Writer / Screenplay:  Julian Fellows Major Cast:     Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent, Thomas Kretschmann, Mark Strong, Jesper Christensen, Harriet Walter, Jeanette Hain, Julian Glover Film Locations: Arundel Castle, Arundel, West Sussex, England, UK (exterior) Balls Park, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, UK Belvoir Castle, … Read more