'ALL THE QUEEN'S MEN'
NEW EPIC TV SERIES!
Now, here's a new epic TV treat for us: Tayox TV and Ingenious Media have hired Steve Shill (Dracula, The Tudors, Rome, Deadwood) to direct epic TV series ALL THE QUEEN'S MEN the small screen adaptation of Robin Maxwell's historical novels The Wild Irish and The Queen’s Bastard!
ALL THE QUEEN'S MEN will be an action packed, modern feminist drama set during the imperialist British conquest of Old Ireland during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I depicting the little known, bitter rivalry between Queen Elizabeth I and Grace O’Malley, who was Queen of the Irish Rebellions. It chronicles their struggles to survive in a Machiavellian political world dominated by ruthless men and quixotic loyalties.
'SOPHIE AND THE RISING SUN'
WW2 POSTER AND TRAILER
First poster and trailer have been released for a movie that has opened last week at Sundance. SOPHIE AND THE RISING SUN is set in the autumn of 1941 in Salty Creek, a fishing village in South Carolina, following interracial lovers swept up in the tides of history. As World War II rages in Europe a wounded stranger, Mr. Ohta, appears in the town under mysterious circumstances. Sophie, a native of Salty Creek, quickly becomes transfixed by Mr. Ohta and a friendship born of their mutual love of art blossoms into a delicate and forbidden courtship. As their secret relationship evolves the war escalates tragically. When Pearl Harbor is bombed, a surge of misguided patriotism, bigotry and violence sweeps through the town, threatening Mr. Ohta's life. A trio of women, each with her own secrets - Sophie, along with the town matriarch and her housekeeper - rejects law and propriety, risking their lives with their actions.