Tuesday, May 8, 2018

'A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL' BBC & STEPHEN FREARS' MINI SERIES TRAILER WITH HUGH GRANT, BEN WHISHAW! RALPH FIENNES, MARK STRONG TO VISIT MOROCCO IN 'THE FORGIVEN'

'THE FORGIVEN' MOVIE
SENDS RALPH FIENNES AND MARK STRONG TO MOROCCO!
We're sticking to the British waters today, starting with casting updates on THE FORGIVEN a John Michael McDonagh’s big screen adaptation of the best selling novel by Lawrence Osborne! To star Ralph Fiennes, Rebecca Hall, Mark Strong and Said Taghmaoui, it will describe the
Mark Strong and Ralph Fiennes will lead the cast of The Forgiven.
dramatic fallout following a random accident on the lives of an English couple (played by Fiennes and Hall), their friends and the local Moroccans who all converge on a luxurious desert villa during a decadent weekend-long party.

'A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL
 TRAILER WITH HUGH GRANT & BEN WHISHAW AS HIS LOVER
BBC has released last weekend the first trailer from their new period set series A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL which will air May 20th
Famous Stephen Frears is directing the mini series
this year in three episodes and will also be aired by Amazon in USA directed by amazing Stephen Frears.
It is the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been decriminalised and Jeremy Thorpe (Hugh Grant), the leader of the Liberal party and the youngest leader of any British political party in a hundred years, has a secret he's desperate to hide. As long as his ex-lover Norman Scott (Ben Whishaw) is around, Thorpe's brilliant career is at risk. Thorpe schemes and deceives - until he can see only one way to silence Scott for good. The trial of Jeremy Thorpe changed society forever, illuminating
The series was directed by legendary Stephen Frears!
the darkest secrets of the Establishment. The Thorpe affair revealed such breath-taking deceit and corruption that, at the time, hardly anyone dared believe it could be true.

8 comments:

  1. Does 'The Forgiven" have to do with Archibishop Desmund Tutu of South Africa?I remember something about a political play with that name.

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  2. We've been waiting for A Very English Scandal for some time it seems. I did enjoy the trailer and am now looking forward to seeing it in its entirety.

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    1. I wasn't planning on watching it, but after seeing the trailer and recognising Stephen Frears' beautiful style, I just might!

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  3. "A Very English Scandal" looks FANTASTIC! I love the little flounce that Ben Whishaw delivers in that one scene, lol.

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    1. I noticed it too, seemed silly to me :) but guess that is the character he plays :)

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  4. Interesting and atmospheric "A Very English Scandal"...looks very nice! Best regards from Cannes!

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    1. We do ever so love Cannes, all the best casting info comes ahead of Cannes before the sales start :)

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