Wednesday, October 17, 2018

NEW PHOTOS FROM UPCOMING EPIC TV SERIES 'LES MISERABLES' WITH DOMINIC WEST, LILY COLLINS, OLIVIA COLMAN, JOSH O'CONNOR, 14TH CENTURY 'THE NAME OF THE ROSE' WITH JOHN TURTURRO, RUPERT EVERETT, DAMIAN HARDUNG

NEW 'LES MISERABLES'
PHOTOS FROM BBC TV SERIES
After the first photos of the leading stars, BBC One has now released a few more photos from their six part TV series adaptation of famous LES MISERABLES which is hitting the small screens sometime this year, which
Josh O'Connor as Marius and Ellie Bamber as Cosette
means we can expect a trailer soon! Beside Dominic West as Jean Valjean, Lily Collins as poverty stricken mother Fantine and David Oyelowo as the
Lily Collins as poor Fantine
evil police inspector Javert, the cast also includes Olivia Colman as Madame Thénardier, Adeel Akhtar as Monsieur Thénardier, Josh O’Connor as Marius and Ellie Bamber as Fantine's daughter Cosette.

HUGO'S 19TH CENTURY STORY
directed by Andrew Davies, is turned into series which delves deep into the many layers of the classic novel, revelling in Jean Valjean and Javert's cat-
Dominic West and David Oyelowo as Valjean and Javert
and-mouse relationship, against the epic backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo’s novel
Olivia Colman as opportunistic Madame Thenardier
explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life. The six part television adaptation of the renowned book will vividly
Adeel Akhtar as evil Monsieur Thenardier who runs a boarding house for kids
and faithfully bring to life the vibrant and engaging characters, the spectacular and authentic imagery and, above all, the incredible yet accessible story that was Hugo’s lifework.

'THE NAME OF THE ROSE'
1ST PHOTO FROM RAI TV SERIES
Speaking of epic drama, check out the first image from Italian Rai's English language series THE NAME OF THE ROSE which will air next spring. Set in Italy in 1327, it follows the Franciscan monk William of Baskerville (John Turturro) and his novice Adso von Melk (Damian Hardung) as they arrive
BBC will air the series in UK, Sky in Germany, OCS in France. Sundance TV will air it in USA and Canada with local broadcaster airing it around Europe too.
at a secluded monastery in the Alps. There they become witnesses to a series of mysterious murders. While Baskerville and Melk investigate and search for the killer, they are hunted themselves by the merciless inquisitor Bernard Gui (Rupert Everett), who prosecutes those who criticize the Pope.

10 comments:

  1. Judging by the above photos, the actors appearing in them will, no doubt, bring credibility and authenticity to the new version of "Les Miserables" on the screen.

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    1. as much as we can believe that Lily is really old enough to play Ellie's mother :) I think they're quite the same age.

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  2. I read and enjoyed both novels on which these series are based. I look forward to seeing them on TV!

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  3. They do look good. I will be looking forward to watching both.

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    1. Strangely, BBC hasn't had any epic drama this season so far, just thrillers, so this will be a welcoming change.

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  4. Two masterpieces of literature, to see and reread ...

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    1. hope we get trailers for both of them soon

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  5. Look at all those photos. Stunning! And I love the costumes so much, Dezzy..thinking of trying one :)

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    1. I'd look like a joke in those tight belly and junk revealing men pants :))))

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