BBC'S 'ESIO TROT' HEADS TO USA
A delightful BBC One adaptation of Roald Dahl's ESIO TROT has been bought for USA distribution by the Weinstein Company. The 90 minute TV movie will see Dustin Hoffman playing Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor who harbours a secret passion for his neighbour, Mrs Silver (Judi Dench). Unfortunately, she lavishes all her affection on Alfie… her pet tortoise. He devises a plot to win her affections, after he learns of her wish for Alfie to be bigger. James Corden and Ricky Gervais also star in the film.
NEW 'DRACULA UNTOLD' TRAILER
LUKE EVANS AND BATS ARE RULING MEDIEVAL WALACHIA
Universal has released a new trailer (which shows more than we've seen in the first one) for this Autumn's biggest epic adventure DRACULA UNTOLD which will see Welsh hunk Luke Evans grow some fangs on October 3rd in UK and 17th in USA. Also starring Dominic Cooper as the Turkish sultan, Samantha Barks as Baba Yaga, Sarah Gadon as Dracula's wife, Charlie Cox and Charles Dance, the story of this amazing historical adventure takes place in Romania during the Turkish invasion as Vlad Tepes (Luke Evans) goes to the greatest of lengths to fight for his homeland, even if it means selling his soul and becoming forever doomed as a creature of the night. He will become Dracula in order to protect his family and his country from the invading butchers of the Turkish sultan.