ROMEO AND JULIET MUSICAL
ADS DEREK JACOBI, JASON ISAACS, RUPERT EVERETT
Well, it is certainly quite a cast: as Deadline reports, Derek Jacobi, Jason Isaacs, Rupert Everett, Rupert Graves, have joined Clara Rugaard, Jamie Ward, Rebel Wilson, in VERONA, Timothy Scott Bogart’s pop Romeo & Juliet musical, the the first film in an original pop musical trilogy based around the real-life 1301 story that inspired Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. A wide theatrical releaser this Christmas is being planned. Ferdia Walsh-Peelo and Dan Fogler are also starring in the film shooting in multiple castles across Italy.
VIRTUE GOTHIC THRILLER
CASTS ROMOLA GARAI AND NIKOLAJ COSTER WALDAU
Joanna Coates has found leads for her new Gothic thriller movie VIRTUE in Nikolaj Coster Waldau and Romola Garai. Set in England in 1350, it will see him play heroic knight St. Peter who returns from war with his son to discover a plague-ravaged homeland riven by social unrest, superstition and fear. After preventing a woman from being burned to death on the superstition of being a witch, he attempts to re-establish his reputation by embarking on a quest to find a female villager who has vanished into the local forest, believed to be haunted by locals. But when he and his men track down the woman and her “possessed” daughters, events take an unexpected turn, and it becomes clear they do not want to be rescued.
FIRST KATE WINSLET PHOTO
FROM THE PALACE TV SERIES
HBO has given us a first look at Kate Winslet in their new mini series THE PALACE which tells the story of one year within the walls of the palace of an authoritarian regime as it begins to unravel. Shooting currently in Europe, it has a cast that also includes Matthias Schoenaerts, Guillaume Gallienne, controversial Oscar cheat Andrea Riseborough, Martha Plimpton and Hugh Grant.