‘Star Wars’: Steven Knight Steps in to Write New Movie Following Damon Lindelof Departure
One of Lucasfilm’s upcoming Star Wars features has found a new writer, with Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight stepping in. Knight will work on a script for the project from Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who also helmed episodes of Ms. Marvel. The move comes after the departures of Lost’s Damon Lindelof and up-and-coming writer Justin […]
‘The Crown’ Star Erin Doherty Joins Disney+ Period Boxing Drama ‘A Thousand Blows’
Erin Doherty, who broke out playing Princess Anne in the third and fourth seasons of The Crown, has joined the cast of Disney+ series A Thousand Blows. First announced by The Hollywood Reporter last year, the 12-part series is set in the perilous world of illegal boxing in 1880s Victorian London, and was created and […]
‘Peaky Blinders’ Expands Story Through Dance Show
Steven Knight looks astounded, almost lost for words. He’s just watched contemporary dance company Rambert run through scenes from the first act of their Peaky Blinders production, based on the hit TV show that he wrote and created. Watching the immediate connection between the dancers’ movements and the audience is a revelation for Knight, who […]
Brit Heavyweights Steven Knight, Stephen Graham Team for Disney+/Hulu Boxing Drama Series ‘A Thousand Blows’ (Exclusive)
Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and Peaky Blinders star Stephen Graham, two of the biggest and most respected names in British TV, are reuniting for a Disney+ U.K. original series set in the perilous world of illegal boxing in 1880s Victorian London, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. With the working title A Thousand Blows, […]
‘Ferrari’ Series From ‘Peaky Blinders’ Creator Lands at Apple TV+
Apple TV+ is getting behind the wheel of a series based on the life of automaker Enzo Ferrari. The streamer has given a straight-to-series order to Ferrari, from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and director Stefano Sollima (Without Remorse, Sicario: Day of the Soldado). The drama also counts Lorenzo Mieli (My Brilliant Friend) and Paolo […]
‘Peaky Blinders’ Creator Steven Knight Plotting Music Drama ‘Two Tone’ for BBC, Banijay
Steven Knight, the Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-winning creator of Peaky Blinders and writer of last year’s Venice-bowing Spencer, has penned a new music-soaked drama for the BBC. Two Two (working title) is set to tell the story of an extended family and four young people who are drawn into the world of ska and two tone, […]
HBO Max Among Buyers as Banijay’s Steven Knight Series ‘Rogue Heroes’ Sells Globally
Rogue Heroes, the all-star limited series from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, has sold internationally for Banijay. Announced ahead of the London Screenings, which kicks off today, Banijay Rights has sold the six-part drama to HBO Max for Europe, Prime Video for Canada and SBS in Australia. The deal follow Epix’s acquisition of the show […]
London Film Festival Industry Program to Include Talks With ‘Succession’ Writer, ‘Normal People’ Producer
Edward Enninful, the editor-in-chief of British Vogue and the European editorial director of Vogue, is set to headline the 2021 London Film Festival‘s industry program. In a special conversation taking place on Oct. 7 — part of the long-running LFF Connects strand celebrating the intersection between film and other creative industries — Enninful, who was named editor […]
‘All the Light We Cannot See’ Series Based on Best-Seller a Go at Netflix
Netflix has greenlit a limited series based on Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning World War II novel All the Light We Cannot See. Shawn Levy (Stranger Things, Free Guy) will direct and executive produce the four-part drama, and Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders) will adapt the bestseller. Levy and the show’s producers are embarking on a worldwide […]
Kristen Stewart in Princess Diana Biopic ‘Spencer’: Film Review | Venice 2021
Director Pablo Larraín, who upended the conventions of the genre with ‘Jackie,’ examines another iconic woman in crisis, this time as the last illusions of her fairy-tale marriage crumble.
Dominic West, Connor Swindells, Jack O’Connell Cast in Steven Knight’s ‘SAS: Rogue Heroes’ Series
Tom Shankland ('The Serpent') will direct the series, about the formation of the U.K.'s famed commando unit and also starring Sofia Boutella and Alfie Allen.
‘Peaky Blinders’ to End After Sixth Season
The final season of the hit BBC/Netflix drama — created by Steven Knight and starring Cillian Murphy — has now started production.