Sunday, June 28, 2015

GWENDOLINE CHRISTIE JOINS RAFE SPALL IN 'SWALLOWS & AMAZONS' MOVIE ADVENTURE! RON YUAN IS PRINCE NAYAN IN 'MARCO POLO' SEASON 2! 'GREENGLASS HOUSE' TO GET MOVIE ADAPTATION!

  'SWALLOWS & AMAZONS' 
GWENDOLINE CHRISTIE JOINS RAFE SPALL IN EPIC ADVENTURE
The latest one to join BBC Films big screen adaptation of famous Arthur Ransome children classic SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS is GAME OF THRONES and STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS star Gwendoline Christie! As 'Deadline' reports she joins Rafe Spall, Kelly Macdonald, Andrew Scott, Harry Enfield and Jessica Hynes in the film, which revolves around four children in 1929 on holiday with their mother in the Lake District. They are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days, but soon realize this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the Amazon, and the scene is set for serious rivalry.


  'MARCO POLO' 2ND SEASON
RON YUAN IS PRINCE NAYAN   
Meanwhile, in today's television news, last winter's Netflix hit series MARCO POLO is, as you know, preparing their second season and they already have a new cast member: FAST AND FURIOUS star Ron Yuan will play Prince Nayan in the second run of the epic series which follow’s MARCO POLO ’s (Lorenzo Richelmy) adventures, as he fights greed, betrayal and rivalries in Kublai Khan’s court. As you remember, the first season of the extremely expensive series has ended with Marco and the Mongols taking over Chinese court! Ron Yuan will also appear in INDEPENDENCE DAY II.

  PARAMOUNT TO ADAPT
'GREENGLASS HOUSE' NOVEL
Deadline also reports that Paramount is about to buy a six figure high movie rights on bestselling children novel GREENGLASS HOUSE from Kate Milford with plans to turn it into a possible movie franchise which will follow a 12-year-old innkeeper’s adopted son Milo who realizes that guests checking into his father’s inn all have a connection to the house. Milo’s home/inn soon becomes populated with mysterious guests each one with stories stranger than the next — and all connected to the old house. As objects go missing and tempers flare, Milo must decipher clues and untangle the web of deepening mysteries to discover the truth about the GREENGLASS HOUSE.

23 comments:

  1. I like Kelly MacDonald. I've seen her in at least four things. State of Play was really good. I don't recognize most of the other people.

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    1. had to Google her to see who she was :) I myself adore Rafe Spall

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  2. God, I love Gwendoline Christie in GOT. And GreenGlass House looks awesome!

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  3. Brienne of Tarth is going to be in Star Wars?

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    1. yes, she will wield some laser swords..... She is also in both MOCKINGJAYS...

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    2. Mockingjay... Stupid book, stupid movie, stupid title. But I did give them a try.

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    3. no, you didn't! You did? You read YA?

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    4. One can only have an opinion when one has read slash seen them. And my opinion is.... stupid books, stupid movies, especially part 3.

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    5. imagine having to translate them like someone here :)

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    6. Pure torture plus I'd charge them extra for stealing some of your brain cells.

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    7. in my dreams... the charging extra part.... I'm lucky when I get 500E for a whole book.....

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  4. I hope Gwendoline's character is stronger in Sparrow than it is in GoT.. I'd like to see her save somebody.

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  5. The Greenglass house sounds like a fun novel.

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  6. Gwendoline Christie is kinda lovely in this photo... such a character change from GoT....

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    1. It wasn't easy to find a photo in which she looks decent... she has some extremely strange photoshoots :) and she ain't shy posing full naked....

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  7. Hmmm, haven't even heard of Greenglass House, but now I am going to have to hunt for it at the library. Sounds interesting!

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  8. Gwendoline Christie is a Goddess. I would watch her in anything.

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    1. a two meter deity, if I may notice :)

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