Beecham House 2019

1ST ‘BEECHAM HOUSE’PHOTOS FROM INDIA SET SAGA The first photos are in from ITV’s upcoming new historical saga BEECHAM HOUSE which will air sometime next year starring Tom Bateman as a handsome and soulful former soldier, John Beecham, who has acquired the Tom Bateman leads the cast in the India set TV series Delhi house to start a new life for his family and a business as a trader. Wealthy and distinguished, John has witnessed profiteering and exploitation during his time with the controlling East India Company and appears haunted by his past. Determined to escape that life, he sets his sights on becoming …

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Lady MacBeth (TV series)

 BBC Studios which will make LADY MACBETH TV series with the aim to shop it to some of the streaming or cable networks not BBC. As ‘Deadline’ reports, it will tell the epic and violent tale of LADY MACBETH, when she was still Gruoch Ingen Boite, married to the Mormaer of Moray Gille Coemgain Mac Mail Brigti. The opening episode would show how Gruoch, who has strong beliefs in witchcraft, sees a premonition of the death of her own son at the hands of Macbeth so to protect him she takes it into her own hands to kill Macbeth. However, he was not …

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Mary Queen of Scots initial trailer

‘MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS’ ALL BOW! THE QUEENS ARE HERE! That’s it! The Spy is officially proclaiming this the best, most dramatic and visually most pleasing trailer we have seen so far this year! Filled with visual Mary arrives to cinemas this Winter! splendour, perfect cinematography, stunning choreography and memorable lines, the first, long awaited, trailer has finally been released for historical drama MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS which will ascend, or die trying, to the cinematic throne this November in Europe, December in USA, January in UK. The stellar cast includes Saoirse Ronan as Queen Mary, Margot Robbie as Elizabeth I, Guy Pearce, Jack Lowden as Lord Darnley, Joe …

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OUTPOST

    CHARACTER PHOTOS ARE IN! The Outpost hits CW July 10th in ten episode run Just as I promised you two weeks ago when I presented you with the first trailer for it, your trusted spy is bringing you a premium spotlight on new epic fantasy adventure series THE OUTPOST which hits CW July 10th in Northern America and a number of SyFy channels around the world, including Europe (Germany, UK, Ireland and others) and Australia. This is the first summer series for CW and it will air in ten hourlong episodes coming from the kitchen of experienced Dean Devlin, the legendary …

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Wuthering Heights 2018

 THE LATEST MOVIE ADAPTATION Now, I must admit that the casting for this one looks terrible or hilarious (admittedly the budget is just 100,000 pounds) to say the least, but who The movie should hit cinemas this November knows, maybe you’ll like the latest movie adaptation of WUTHERING HEIGHTS scheduled for opening in UK cinemas this November. WUTHERING HEIGHTS is a wild, passionate tale of the intense and demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw (Shaori Morris) and Heathcliff (Paul Eryk Atlas), allegedly a Gypsy foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. After Mr Earnshaw’s death, Heathcliff is degraded and humiliated by Catherine’s brother Hindley (Marcus Churchill) …

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Poldark Season 4

   ‘POLDARK’ SEASON 4 STARTS NEXT SUNDAY AT BBC! Are you excited people? The fourth, and most probably the penultimate, season of popular British period set saga POLDARK starts its eight episode run next Sunday, June 10th on BBC, and for the viewers in Northern America on PBS Masterpiecelater next Autumn September 30th! Everybody’s favourite Captain Ross Poldark will, as he himself admits, sell his soul and go into politics after refusing to do so in previous three seasons. Tough times require drastic measures. Season four starts Sunday, June 10th at BBC SEASON FOUR OF POLDARK set in the 18th century Cornwall will see Ross …

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King Lear with Anthony Hopkins

 BBC SETS DATE FOR ‘KING LEAR’ WITH ANTHONY HOPKINS, EMMA THOMPSON, EMILY WATSON! Anthony Hopkins’ TV movie KING LEAR which will air on BBC Two Monday 28th May! You can check out the trailer below the post! THE BURDEN OF BEING A KING Set in the fictional present, the 80 year old King Lear (Anthony Hopkins) divides his kingdom among his daughters, Goneril (Emma Thompson), Regan (Emily Watson) and Cordelia (Florence Pugh) – according to their The new adaptation was directed by Richard Eyre! affection for him. Cordelia refuses to flatter him, so he banishes her. Having acquired power, Goneril and Regan …

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Catch 22 (WW2 series on Hulu)

‘CATCH 22’ WW2 SERIES GATHERS A HANDSOME SQUAD  George Clooney is producing CATCH 22 World War 2 television series based on Joseph Heller‘s novel, and that he is also directing and starring in it, but now the rest of the cast has been revealed as well and brace yourself – it is filled with tons of super handsome boys. George Clooney and Kyle Chandler will play their colonels. Christopher Abbott leads the cast!   WHAT’S THE CATCH? Hulu’s ten episode series will be set in Italy during World War II, following incomparable, artful dodger Yossarian (Christopher Abbott), a bombardier for the U.S. Air Force, who is furious because thousands …

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Robin Hood 2018

‘ROBIN HOOD’ TRAILER LOOKS OVERLY MODERN INDEED The first trailer for new ROBIN HOOD movie which is out November 21st! Made, obviously, for younger audiences,  the movie will have hip costumes and vibe while trying to describe the origins of the famous rebel from Sherwood! The trailer obviously shows a rather modern look, maybe even overly so. Robin Hood has been set for November release   A GRITTY NEW TAKE Directed by Otto Bathurst, this gritty new take on the classic Robin Hood story will see young Taron Egerton playing the legendary archer Robin of Loxley a war hardened Crusader who together with his Moorish …

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Blessed Virgin – 17th Century

DRAMA CASTS LAMBERT WILSON AND CHARLOTTE RAMPLING We’ve had quite a few lesbiefriendly projects announced this week, and here’s another one and it is period set too! ‘Deadline’ reports that Charlotte Rampling and Lambert Wilson have joined young actresses Virginie Efira and Daphne Patakiain 17th century erotic thriller BLESSED VIRGIN. Lambert Wilson will lead the male part of the cast To be directed by famous Paul Verhoeven, it will see gorgeousVirginie Efiraplaying Benedetta Carlini, a novice nun capable of performing miracles, who joins an Italian convent in the late 17th century, as plague is ravaging the land.  While at the convent she begins a love affair with another woman. Steamy …

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Gentleman Jack (once called Shibden Hall)

BBC’S ‘GENTLEMAN JACK’ MINI SERIES REVEALS FULL CAST Something lesbiefriendly today, spylings! BBC has revealed the whole cast for their period set mini series GENTLEMAN JACK (previously known as Shibden Hall) which will celebrate 19th century feminism led by Surrane Jones! Can’t say I’m overly optimistic given the fact the eight episode series has been written by Sally Wainwright who gave us the borderline unwatchable and mind numbingly uninspired To Walk Invisible, but we shall give it the benefit of the doubt. The series will air on HBO in USA. Courtesy of Hollywood Spy Surrane Jones will be the Gentleman Jack!   GENTLEMAN JACK  Gentleman Jack will …

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Heathen

 FEMALE VIKING ADVENTURE Here’s something epic for you while we’re nearing the end of the week: as ‘Deadline’ reports today, Constantin Film and Prime Universe will turn Natasha Alterici‘s female Viking comic book HEATHEN into a movie. The second volume of the graphic novel should be out in July. It tells the story of a young Viking warrior named Aydis. An outcast and self proclaimed HEATHEN Aydis is a woman born into a time of warfare, suffering, and subjugation of women. She takes on a quest to end the oppressive reign of the god-king Odin, and break the shackles imposed on the women around her. Oh, and she’s lesbian. …

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