OLGA KURYLENKO IN
FIRST BOUDICA MOVIE IMAGE
Your treat for today is the first image of Olga Kuryelnko as famous Celtic queen BOUDICA in the new movie which also stars Clive Standen. Set in A.D. 60, it follows the Celtic Queen who rules the Iceni people alongside her husband Prasutagus. When he is betrayed and killed by Rome, Boudica’s kingdom is left without a male heir and the Romans seize her land and property. Driven to the edge of madness and determined to avenge her husband’s death, Boudica rallies the various tribes from the region and wages an epic war against the mighty Roman Empire.
SIMU LIU TO LEAD
SEVEN WONDERS EPIC SERIES
Amazon Prime Video is developing a TV series adaptation of Ben Mezrich's novel SEVEN WONDERS and have set Simu Liu as the lead actor! This action adventure series revolves around the brilliant botanist-adventurer, Dr. Nate Grady (Liu), who teams up with the slippery international fixer, Sloane Seydoux, on a breathless race to solve an ancient mystery tied to the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Liu will also executive produce!
VILLA PAZ HISTORICAL SERIES
SET IN SPANISH CIVIL WAR
The Handmaid's Tale's producer Matthew Hastings is selling a new series pitch at MipCom in Cannes. He will both direct and showrun VILLA PAZ a true story which follows a team of idealistic medics who convert a royal palace into a field hospital. Set in Spain in 1937, an international team of volunteers toil tirelessly at the hospital, as rivalries and relationships imperil their battle to save lives. Max Benitz is penning the scripts.