Wolf Hall ARRIVES in America!

Wolf Hall FUN has finally arrived in America, with a NEW hashtag in the king’s hands!

source: PBS Press Room

Welcome to America, Henry!

Wolf Hall FUN in America started at a tea party hosted by the British Consul Chris O’Connor’s LA home on January 18. Continue reading “Wolf Hall ARRIVES in America!”

“Billions” shoot starts in New York today!

USA Production News reports that Showtime drama pilot Billions shoot is starting today in New York ! So, Bobby “Axe” Axelrod is coming to life! I really hope we can get some daily updates during filming!

So, what do we know so far?

source: variety.com

Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti are headlining Billions. Damian Lewis takes on the role of Bobby “Axe Axelrod —  “a brilliant, ambitious hedge-fund king” and Paul Giamatti is Chuck Rhoades, “a hard-charging, whip-smart U.S. Attorney.”

If this is not some acting heaven, what is? 🙂 Continue reading ““Billions” shoot starts in New York today!”

Wolf Hall Q&A with the Cast and the Director Peter Kosminsky

BBC2 held a preview screening for Wolf Hall on December 10 at SoHo’s Ham Yard Hotel, followed by a Q&A with the cast — including Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, and Claire Foy — and the director Peter Kosminsky.

Here is a photo tweeted by Rajiv Nathwani, social media manager of BBC1 and BBC2, from the Q&A. Thank you for sharing!

source: Rajiv Nathwani twitter

David Stephenson, Sunday Express TV Editor, tweeted from the event: “Great to see @lewis_damian staying to chat with everyone after #Wolfhall. His head to head with #markrylance in series will be fascinating.”

Continue reading “Wolf Hall Q&A with the Cast and the Director Peter Kosminsky”

The Talk of the Town is… codpiece!

source: farfarawaysite.com

Well, there has been one single most important controversy about Wolf Hall that got everyone talking about for months now… The codpiece 🙂

It was during the filming of Wolf Hall this past summer that I noticed some unusual interest in the codpiece. Historian Lucy Worsley, who interviewed Damian Lewis on the set of Wolf Hall, tweeted:

source: Lucy Worsley twitter

Codpiece? Now, where did this come from? Continue reading “The Talk of the Town is… codpiece!”

Drumroll! Queen of the Desert Premieres at Berlinale 2015

Werner Herzog, source: queenofthedesertfilm.com

The very highly anticipated Queen of the Desert directed by celebrated director Werner Herzog and starring Nicole Kidman, Damian Lewis, James Franco and Robert Pattinson will have its world premiere at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival that will take place February 5-15, 2015. The movie has also been selected for the Competition program of the festival and here is the festival Press Release. Continue reading “Drumroll! Queen of the Desert Premieres at Berlinale 2015”