Author: Embankment Films

10 Sep Diane Kruger & Talia Ryder Starring In Joy Womack Ballet Dancer Pic ‘Joika’

Diane Kruger will star alongside Talia Ryder (Never Rarely Sometimes Always) in Joika, writer-director James Napier Robertson’s film about elite American ballet dancer Joy Womack. Ryder is playing Womack (Thomasin McKenzie was previously cast in the role). Kruger will play her tough but inspirational mentor Volkova, a...

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04 Aug Netflix Takes Global Rights To Alloy Entertainment’s Nicholas Galitzine-Sofia Carson Romance Pic ‘Purple Hearts’

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has scooped up global rights to the Alloy Entertainment Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum-directed romance feature Purple Hearts which will begin shooting in California later this summer with Nicholas Galitzine and Sofia Carson starring. Adapted from Tess Wakefield’s novel of the same name by Tony Award-nominee Kyle Jarrow (Valor) and Liz Garcia (The Lifeguard), Purple Hearts follows an...

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21 Jun ‘Downton Abbey’ Star Penelope Wilton Joins Jim Broadbent In ‘Harold Fry’

EXCLUSIVE: Downton Abbey and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel star Penelope Wilton is joining Oscar winner Jim Broadbent (Iris) in Hettie Macdonald’s (Normal People) upcoming feature The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. Wilton will play Maureen, the wife who is left bereft and bewildered when Harold doesn’t come home one day. The Duke and Lady In the Van star...

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21 Jun Irish teenager Charlie Reid lands major film role with Olivia Colman

Fourteen-year-old from County Kildare to play opposite Oscar winner in feelgood film Joyride An Irish teenager has been plucked from obscurity and cast alongside Olivia Colman, one of the industry’s most sought-after actors, as the lead characters in a feature film that begins shooting this month. Fourteen-year-old Charlie...

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28 Apr ‘Emily’: First Look At Emma Mackey As ‘Wuthering Heights’ Author Emily Bronte

Here’s your first look at Emma Mackey – BAFTA-nominated today for Sex Education – in new UK feature Emily, the origin story biopic of Wuthering Heights scribe Emily Bronte. Production is underway in the UK on the film which marks the writing and directing feature debut of actress Frances O’Connor (The Missing). We...

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