Friday, October 5, 2018

1ST LOOK AT HELEN MIRREN AS TZARINA 'CATHERINE THE GREAT' PLUS NEW CAST ADDITIONS TO SKY'S EPIC SAGA! ARMIE HAMMER JOINS GAL GADOT, KENNETH BRANAGH IN 'DEATH ON THE NILE'

  'CATHERINE THE GREAT' FIRST
PEEK INTO IMPERIAL CHAMBERS 
Brand new casting additions for Sky's and HBO's four episode take on CATHERINE THE GREAT alongside first photo of Helen Mirren as the legendary tzarina of all Russia, although a surprisingly thin one as the real empress was known to have gained considerable weight in her mature years.
Helen Mirren will lead the cast as Empress Catherine the Great
Written by Elizabeth's Nigel Williams the lavish 18th century series will chart the latter years of Catherine’s 34 year reign, as she turns Russia, which was mostly looked down upon by the rest of Europe before her, into one of the greatest powers of Europe. 

PLUS THE NEW COURTIERS
Beside Joseph Quinn as her son Grand Prince Paul, Jason Clarke as her lover Prince Grigory Potemkin, Antonia Clarke as Paul's wife Princess Sophia and Adam El Hagar as general Valerian Zubov who had an affair with the much older empress, the cast will now also have Rory Kinnear as
Rory Kinnear, Gina McKee and Richard Roxburgh will join the court
Panin, a skillful politician, advisor and governor to Catherine’s son, Richard Roxburgh as Prince Grigory Orlov, her most famous lover who helped her come to power by overthrowing her husband, Kevin McNally as his brother Alexei Orlov, Bodyguard's Gina McKee as her confidant and lifelong friend Countess Bruce, Clive Russell as The Fool, Paul Kaye as infamous
Andrew Rothney, Sam Palladio, Thomas Doherty join the cast!
Pugachev, Sam Palladio as Catherine's young lover Alexander Vasilichikov, and Paul Ritter as general Suvorov! Thomas Doherty will be Peter Zavadovsky; Raphael Acloque is Platon Zubov, James Northcoate is Alexander Bezborodko and Andrew Rothney is Alexander Dmitriev Mamonov.

  'DEATH ON THE NILE'
ARMIE HAMMER BOARDS THE
Armie Hammer will lead the stellar cast
CRUISE
Another casting addition is also set for Kenneth
Branagh's movie adaptation of Agatha Christie's DEATH ON THE NILE! Joining Gal Gadot, who was announced earlier this week, is Armie Hammer! As 'Deadline' reports today, he will play the lead role in the movie scheduled for December 2019 in which Branagh will again play famous detective Hercule Poirot beside directing the movie. The film will see him investigating a murder during a luxurious cruise on the Nile River that he just happens to be on. But just as he identifies a motley collection of would-be killers, several of the suspects also meet their demise, which only deepens the mystery.

6 comments:

  1. I'm surprised they didn't pad her up a bit to stay more true to the real Catherine The Great, but that's Hollywood for you.

    Hello Armie ♥

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    1. I'm surprised nobody is accusing them of fatism :)

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  2. That's a great photo of Armie Hammer. Makes him look like he's got some personality.

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    1. she had a diet... but she still kept eating men....

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