BRADLEY COOPER TO PRODUCE
HYPERION MOVIE ADAPTATION
It was originally set at SyFy as a series, but now Bradley Cooper will produce a movie adaptation of Dan Simmons' HYPERION sf saga for his newly founded production label. Tom Spezialy is penning the story set 700 years after the death of Old Earth, where the entire galaxy is at war. Seven
strangers set forth on a journey to unlock the mysteries of the planet Hyperion’s Time Tombs — each convinced that they alone carry the key to saving humanity. As Deadline reports, Hyperion Cantos series includes Hyperion (1989), The Fall of Hyperion (1990), Endymion (1996) and The Rise of Endymion (1997).
|It is not known currently if Bradley Cooper will star too|
EDGAR RAMIREZ & GUGU MBATHA RAW IN PERIOD SET FILM
In period set department today, Isabel Coixet has cast Edgar Ramirez and Gugu Mbatha Raw as leads in her period set film NOBODY'S HEART based on the life of celebrated Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa! Set in the 1930s, it follows Lily (Raw), who is forced to confront the sudden and
devastating death of her husband. She inherits his cork factory and begins to form an unexpected, highly charged relationship with his enigmatic co-worker, igniting repressed imagination and passion, and discovering unknown truths about both herself and her late husband.
|Edgar Ramirez and Gugu Mbatha Raw will star|
A SPY AMONG FRIENDS
FIRST PHOTO OF DAMIAN LEWIS AND GUY PEARCE
BritBox has revealed first look at their new six episode series A SPY AMONG FRIENDS which follows the defection of British intelligence officer and KGB double agent, Kim Philby (Guy Pearce), through the lens of his complex relationship with MI6 colleague and close friend, Nicholas Elliott
(Damian Lewis). The Fall 2022 show examines
espionage through their friendship, the fallout of which affects
East-West relations to this day. Philby was a British spy who defected
to the Soviet Union in the 1950s, betraying secrets to the Russians in
the early years of the Cold War. He and Elliott entered the spy game together, but as they rose through the MI6 ranks, Philby turned double agent.
|New mini series will air next Autumn on Spectrum and Britbox|