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Yet another period set project will come from Dream Works. According to "The Hollywood Reporter" the studio has bought movie rights on LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS, debut novel from M.L. Stedman. To be produced by HARRY PLOPPER producers, the story is set on an island off the coast of Western Australia after World War I. A lighthouse keeper and his wife find a 2-month-old girl and a dead body in a rowboat and decide to raise the baby as their own. But what seems like a blessing soon turns tragic, as morality and love are tested. It is a story of human choices and their consequences, the story of marital and parental love.
PEAKY BLINDERSToday, you can check out the first pictures from Cillian Murphy's upcoming television series PEAKY BLINDERS. The period set series will see Irish actor Cillian Murphy (THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY, BREAKFAST ON PLUTO, IN TIME) in the lead role in BBC's six-part gangster drama which follows ruthless mobster Tommy, whose family control the "lawless post-war slum neighbourhoods" of Birmingham in 1919. Tommy's family are known as the 'Peaky Blinders' due to their practice of sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps. The plot unwinds when Murphy’s Tommy finds his leadership challenged when a Belfast police chief
comes to clean up the city, and a beautiful, mysterious woman arrives with a dangerous secret. PEAKY BLINDERS series is created by Steven Knight, who wrote David Cronenberg’s "Eastern Promises" and was Oscar nominated for Stephen Frears’ "Dirty Pretty Things"!