Friday, September 10, 2021

DEREK JACOBI, AIDAN TURNER, DUSTIN HOFFMAN, SAM NEILL TO LEAD MR SHAW GOES TO HOLLYWOOD PERIOD SET BIOPIC! NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN EPIC MINI SERIES TRAILER WITH YOSON AN AND AIR DATE ARE HERE!

 MR SHAW GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
DEREK JACOBI, AIDAN TURNER, SAM NEILL, DUSTIN HOFFMAN
Well, it certainly is a stellar cast: Simon Callow has added Derek Jacobi, Sam Neill, Aidan Turner, Dustin Hoffman, Roger Allam and Eileen Atkins to MR. SHAW GOES TO HOLLYWOOD comedy movie which tells the story of what happened before Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion became a worldwide phenomenon and answers the question of who will come out on top when the Irish born writer meets with the Hollywood elite. It starts
Aidan Turner, Sam Neill, Derek Jacobi lead the cast
in 1933, when Shaw (Derek Jacobi), goes to Hollywood with his wife Charlotte (Eileen Atkins) to see whether Shaw's most successful play Pygmalion should be turned into a film as everyone in Hollywood competes for his attention! Hoffman will be studio boss Louis B Mayer, co-founder of MGM, Aidan Turner will be Clark Gable and Sam Neill will be William Randolph Hearst.
 
NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN TRAILER
FOR NEW EPIC TV SERIES
Continuing our week of epic delights (which will actually culminate on Sunday with our mega list of all the historical and epic shows to air till the
New Gold Mountain starts October 13th
end of the year) here is a trailer that Australian SBS has published for their new four part mini series NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN which will arrive October 13th depicting the Gold Rush in 1850s Australia. 
 
  NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN opens in Ballarat, in 1857, where European, Chinese and Indigenous Australian characters live together in a wild-west frontier town as they seek to strike it rich by finding gold. Tensions between rival camps run high, and Wei Shing (Yoson An), the charismatic leader of the Chinese operation, struggles to remain in control as he secretly amasses his own riches. A further threat to his authority is Cheung Lei (Mabel Li), a formidable woman who has arrived
Alyssa Sutherland and Yoson An lead the cast
with orders from China from her powerful father. When a white woman is found murdered, Shing is fearful the prejudiced Europeans will blame the
New Gold Mountain will air in four hourlong episodes
Chinese. Determined to remain in power and keep his fortune, Shing must find out what really happened. As Shing unravels the mystery, he encounters
Mabel Li also stars in the new SBS historical series
the recently widowed Belle (Alyssa Sutherland), who is making her name in town through the local newspaper she has inherited, and Hattie, a young Aboriginal girl trying to get by.
 

8 comments:

  1. MR. SHAW GOES TO HOLLYWOOD should be a fun one!

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    1. I'm very excited about it with Derek, Sam and Aidan in it. Cannot stand Hoffman, though.

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  2. New Gold Mountain, oh my! That really piqued my interest. I'll have to wait until all 4 parts air though because I'm sure I'll go nuts waiting for the next installment.

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    1. It is always lovely getting series and films from Down Under, as they almost never disappoint.

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  3. New Gold Mountain looks very exciting. 3 different faces in the film idea is great! Love it.

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  4. You always say that Australians have good entertainment, and I happen to think they breed the hunkiest of hunks, so I’m all in!

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    1. They have the hottest of hunks down there! It is not even normal how hot men down there are.

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