Tuesday, March 12, 2019

LUKE TREADAWAY, CHARLES DANCE, DAVID MORRISSEY, LUKE NEWBERRY TO LEAD ITV'S WW2 EPIC & LAVISH TV SAGA THE SINGAPORE GRIP! 1ST KATE WINSLET PHOTOS FROM AMMONITE PERIOD SET MOVIE

'THE SINGAPORE GRIP' SERIES
CASTS LUKE TREADAWAY, DAVID MORRISSEY, CHARLES DANCE 
Last year I informed you that British ITV is planning to turn J.G. Farrell's Booker prize winning novel THE SINGAPORE GRIP into TV series, and
Luke Treadaway will lead the six part drama
now they've finally announced the cast! Luke Treadaway, David Morrissey, Colm Meaney and Charles Dance will lead the WW2 epic series produced by Mammoth Screen (Poldark, Victoria), which, set during World War Two, follows a British family living in Singapore at the time of the Japanese invasion!

THE SINGAPORE GRIP will see Luke Treadaway playing the reluctant hero and innocent abroad Matthew Webb. David Morrissey takes the role of ruthless rubber merchant Walter Blackett, who is head of British Singapore’s oldest and most powerful firm alongside his business partner Webb played by Charles Dance. With Webb’s health failing, Walter needs to ensure the future of their
Bart Edwards, Luke Newberry, David Morrissey will move over to Singapore
firm is secure. He decides Webb’s son Matthew is the perfect match for his spoilt daughter Joan (Georgia Blizzard). Matthew’s idealism leaves Walter increasingly suspicious as Matthew himself falls under the spell of Vera
Elizabeth Tan and Georgia Blizzard lead female part of the cast
Chiang (Elizabeth Tan), a mysterious Chinese refugee. Jane Horrocks plays Sylvia Blackett, Walter’s wife and Colm Meaney plays Major Brendan Archer. Also joining the esteemed cast are Luke Newberry playing Walter’s son Monty, Bart Edwards as Captain James Ehrendorf and Christoph Guybert as Dupigny.

1ST KATE WINSLET PHOTOS
FROM AMMONITE 19TH CENTURY LESBIAN ADVENTURE
You can also check out the first set photos of Kate Winslet in her new period set drama AMMONITE which also stars Saoirse Ronan. Set in a UK
Ammonite is being directed by God's Own Country's Francis Lee
coastal town in the 1840s, it will have its story following the unlikely romance between palaeontologist Mary Anning and a London woman of means to
Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan in costume.
whom she must unexpectedly play nursemaid. It is interesting that the family of Mary Anning does not support the film as they say the lesbian aspect of it  is based on lies and is purely invented for the purpose of the big screen.

16 comments:

  1. I like your 'today's offer'.
    Singapore (past and present) and Charles Dance, both interest me.
    Regarding Singapore - I wrote a post in April 2017 entitled Singapore - city, island, country?

    The movie Ammonite will not only enchant us with the acting of two talented actresses, but will probably throw some light on the scientific discoveries of the fossil hunter, Marie Anning.

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    1. You've been to Singapore?
      I wouldn't exactly call Saoirse talented, Kate absolutely, but Ronan no.

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    2. twould be funny if it wasn't sad, Fran, how overrated some actors are these days...

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  2. Looks like a much different role for Kate Winslet. She's a good actor, so I'm sure she'll do a great job.

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  3. I didn't know the famous Mary Anning was a lesbian! Woo hoo!

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    1. you knew, but you forgot :) I told you last year, remember?

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    2. Well, I'm getting old now, Dez, and the memory's going.

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    3. Whaaat? I thought you was 40!

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  4. I always love seeing the roles Kate chooses. She is one of the few actresses that I think can pull off many different types of characters just as believable as they are flawless. I am sure she'll be wonderful in Ammonite.

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GIVE SOME LOVE TO YOUR DEZZY :)