Deadline by Andreas Wiseman

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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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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10 Nov Carson & Melton To Star In YA Romance ‘Purple Hearts’

Fast-risers Sofia Carson (Songbird) and Charles Melton (Riverdale) have boarded director Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum’s (Sneakerella) YA romance Purple Hearts about two star-crossed lovers. Adapted from Tess Wakefield’s novel by Tony Award-nominee Kyle Jarrow (Valor) and Liz Garcia (The Lifeguard), Rosenbaum will direct the story of aspiring...

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03 Sep Ridley, Scott Thomas & Hoss to Star In World War II Drama ‘Women In The Castle’

EXCLUSIVE: The exciting trio of Daisy Ridley (Star Wars), Kristin Scott Thomas (Darkest Hour) and Nina Hoss (Phoenix) have been set to star in Jane Anderson’s (The Wife) adaptation of Jessica Shattuck’s 2017 New York Times bestseller Women In The Castle, about three widows of conspirators involved in an assassination attempt on Hitler. The...

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11 Jun ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Star To Play American Ballet Dancer

EXCLUSIVE: Fast-rising actress Thomasin McKenzie, star of Jojo Rabbit and Leave No Trace, is to play American ballet dancer Joy Womack in biopic Joika. Womack, who is only the second American to graduate from Moscow’s infamously tough Bolshoi Ballet Academy, is personally overseeing McKenzie’s training and will act as the actress’s...

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22 May Emma Mackey To Lead Cast as Emily Brontë in EMILY

EXCLUSIVE: In-demand young talents Emma Mackey (Sex Education), Joe Alwyn (The Favourite), Fionn Whitehead (Dunkirk) and Emily Beecham (Cruella) will star in Emily, Golden Globe-nominated actress Frances O’Connor’s (Mansfield Park) directorial debut about the early life of Wuthering Heights author Emily Brontë. Mackey, star of Netflix smash Sex Education and Fox’s...

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07 Mar Robbie Williams To Provide Original Music For ‘Military Wives’ Movie

EXCLUSIVE: Robbie Williams and regular song-writing collaborator Guy Chambers, known for their partnership on hit singles including Angels, Let Me Entertain You and Millenium, are to provide an original song for UK comedy-drama Military Wives, starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Catastrophe‘s Sharon Horgan. Peter Cattaneo’s (The...

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