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Hugh Bonneville on Future of ‘Downton Abbey’: “It Might Be the Right Time to Stop”

Downton Abbey: A New Era, Focus Features’ second feature spin-off from the phenomenally successful TV series, jitterbugged its way into cinemas earlier this year. Bringing back the original ensemble of regulars, plus a few new additions in Dominic West, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock and Nathalie Baye, the film — directed by Simon Curtis — ramped up […]

Cannes: Saban Takes Charlotte Gainsbourg, Hugh Bonneville WWII Spy Thriller ‘Lives in Secret’ (Exclusive)

Saban Films is in final negotiations to acquire North America and multi-territory rights — including for the U.K., German-speaking Europe, Scandinavia, Spain, Benelux and Australia — to real-life WWII spy thriller Lives in Secret, starring Hugh Bonneville and Charlotte Gainsbourg. From director John Hay, the film sees Gainsbourg play intelligence officer Vera Atkins, who became […]

‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’: Film Review

The familiar characters from the long-running Yorkshire country house saga are joined by new faces as a film shoot comes to the estate and an inheritance stirs up mysteries from the Dowager Countess’ past.

Vertical Entertainment Nabs Roald Dahl Biopic ‘To Olivia’ (Exclusive)

Vertical Entertainment has nabbed the North American rights to director John Hay’s To Olivia, a U.K. drama based on the true lives of renowned novelist Roald Dahl and his film star wife Patricia Neal. Vertical plans a day-and-date release on April 15, 2022, for the drama written by David Logan and Hay and based on […]

George Mackay, Kelly MacDonald, Hugh Bonneville Team for Netflix Thriller ‘I Came By’

Babak Anvari, the BAFTA-winning director of critically acclaimed horror Under the Shadow and, more recently, Wounds, has assembled an all-star cast for his next project, the neo-noir thriller I Came By for Netflix. George Mackay (1917, True History of The Kelly Gang, Captain Fantastic), Kelly Macdonald (Line of Duty, No Country for Old Men, Trainspotting) and […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Costume Designer on Using Vintage Jewels, Replicated Queen Elizabeth Tiara in Film

'Downton Abbey' costume designer talks about sourcing vintage pieces and recreating a legendary tiara that dates to 1874 and ranks high among Queen Elizabeth’s favorites.

‘Downton Abbey’: Film Review

THR review: In the 'Downton Abbey' movie, the toffs upstairs and the servants below must pull together in Yorkshire's most famous fictional stately home when royals visit.

Cherie Blair to Make First Foray Into Film With Middle East-Based Feature

Cherie Blair, the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, is to make her first foray into film as exec producer on Middle East drama 'The Rock Pool.'

‘The Corrupted’: Film Review

Sam Claflin, Timothy Spall and Hugh Bonneville co-star in 'The Corrupted,' a gritty crime thriller about the murky land deals behind the 2012 Olympics.

Berlin: Sam Claflin Joins Timothy Spall in ‘The Corrupted’ (Exclusive)

Hugh Bonneville, David Hayman and Naomie Ackie are also to star in the crime thriller to be shopped in Berlin by The Exchange.

‘Paddington 2’: Film Review

The little bear from Peru voiced by Ben Whishaw is back in 'Paddington 2,' the sequel to the highly successful, London-set family film.

‘Breathe’: Film Review | TIFF 2017

Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy play a remarkable real-life couple who overcome huge challenges in 'Breathe,' the debut feature from actor-turned-director Andy Serkis.