Tuesday, February 17, 2015

AIDAN TURNER GOES SHIRTLESS IN 'POLDARK' HISTORICAL BBC SERIES TRAILER! 1ST POSTERS & TRAILER FOR 'TEXAS RISING' EPIC SERIES WITH BILL PAXTON, BRENDAN FRASER, OLIVIER MARTINEZ, RAY LIOTTA, THOMAS JANE, CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY

AIDAN TURNER GOES SHIRTLESS
 IN 'POLDARK' SERIES TRAILER
Mostly television news for you today, people, starting with the first official trailer (I aired you the stolen one last year) for BBC's new historical series POLDARK which will air some time later this year with Aidan Turner playing rebellious Ross Poldark as he returns from
the American War of Independence to his home town Cornwall, discovering that it has changed dramatically since he has been away and that his love has left him for another man.


'TEXAS RISING' EPIC SERIES
FIRST PHOTOS AND TRAILER
You can also check out the first pictures and a trailer for History Channel's new historical series TEXAS RISING which will air at Memorial Day in eight episodes featuring one of the most stellar casts ever to be seen on the small screens: Bill Paxton (as Sam Houston, the father of Texas), Brendan Fraser (as Texas ranger), Ray Liotta (as Alamo survivor), Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olivier Martinez (as president Santa Anna), Thomas Jane, Crispin Glover, Jeremy Davies, Max Thieriot, Chad Michael Murray, Trevor Donovan,  Jeff Fahey, Rob Morrow and Kris Kristofferson! You can read more in our previous spotlight!

THE RISE OF A NATION
In 1836, if west of the Mississippi was considered the Wild West then Texas was hell on earth. Crushed from the outside by Mexican armadas and attacked from within by ferocious Comanche tribes, no one was safe. But this was a time of bravery, a time to die for what you believed in and a time to stand tall against the cruel rule of the Mexican General Santa Anna. From General Sam Houston to rag tag Rangers to the legendary “Yellow Rose of Texas” — TEXAS RISING will bring a story of the human spirit rising in the face of insurmountable odds and claiming a piece of history for all eternity!

51 comments:

  1. Thanks for the info on Texas Rising. My aunt will certainly like it.

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    1. should be a popular one over in USA!

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  2. Do these people ever tire of war, and retelling of war?
    I'm in the wrong place.

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    1. I wonder that too... I tend not to watch series on American history

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    2. Me either, any more. Even current events are tainted. ;p

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    3. yep, those too, I'd never watch a series on current American politics either

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  3. Hollywood may be boring on the movie front, but TV is looking good. LOL, poor Dixie; I love war movies. All that bravery, and sometimes stupidity.

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    1. I confess, I liked the 'shirtless one.'

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    2. there's also a scene in which he is full nude in a lake :)

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    3. So my choice is blood and gut wars, or heart attack!! ha ha

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    4. an obvious choice, methinks

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  4. The Poldark reboot looks great. Aidan, wow! Kudos to BBC & PBS. Can't wait until June.

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  5. These look interesting, especially Texas Rising.

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  6. Man, you just can go away and fight in a war without everything changing back home AND your gal stepping out on you!

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    1. and loosing all your fortunes too... and a best friend methinks.....

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  7. Yowza. I do like that Aidan Turner. Will be watching Poldark. :D

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    1. it will air in USA too, and WOLF HALL as well, it has been sold to PBS Masterpiece, methinks

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    1. those are series not movies :) POLDARK is totally for the ladies, by the way :)

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  9. Poldark has potential. I do like Aidan Turner.

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    1. isn't he wonderfully shirtless in that one scene?

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  10. Nice to see Brendan Fraser in something again. Looks awfully violent though. Think I'll stick to Ragnar and Season 3 of Vikings instead. More civilized.

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    1. yep, I'd skip both of those that you mentioned :) But it is interesting seeing Brendan as Native American

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  11. Texas Rising sounds like something for my husband. Not me, but if he must see it, I'll be nice and let him ;)

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  12. Those are the only promo photos available for Texas Rising so far? I can't imagine they'd only have four when there's other major characters.

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    1. only those four are circling around the net so far :( We wanted to find more, but there weren't any :(

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  13. Bill Paxton is the spitting image of James Garner in that image.

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  14. Texas Rising? Sounds very good!

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  15. Texas Rising is right up my mommy's alley. I'm texting her right now!!!

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  16. More great trailers. That Texas Rising sure had a hodgepodge of images in it. Funny that the cry to battle include some naked lady in a tub with a guy. Didn't seem to fit except as a lure. Typical.

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    1. yep, every show these days has to have some nudity.... at least in USA

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    2. The guy was Bill Paxton (Sam Houston) and the lady was Emily West (played by Cynthia Addai Robinson). There will be a romance in the show. I agree though the scene was put in there to entice audiences. Certainly grabbed my attention.

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    3. you won't see us complaining :)

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  17. Looking forward to seeing Texas Rising. I love Ray Liotta.

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  18. Wait a minute... GALLIPOLI..... and now POLdark?

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    1. Texas rising sounds like something my Dad would like. Too bad for him he's dead, that son of a gun.

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    2. does that make you the son of the son of a gun? A little gun? A gunlett :)

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    3. Haha I guess it does. Maybe I should suppress the thought of being the son of a son of a gun.

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