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  M.   October 20, 2011

Jude Law is to go head-to-head with Kevin Spacey, Ralph Fiennes and Benedict Cumberbatch for the Best Actor prize at this year’s London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

The Alfie star has been named as a contender for the coveted title for his role in Anna Christie, while Spacey’s turn in Richard III and Fiennes’ efforts in The Tempest are also in the running for the award.

Other stars set to battle it out with the actors include British funnyman James Corden (One Man, Two Guvnors), Dominic West (Butley) and Jonny Lee Miller (Frankenstein).

Elsewhere, former Bond girl Gemma Arterton leads the Best Actress Category for The Master Builder, alongside Kristin Scott Thomas (Betrayal), Imelda Staunton (A Delicate Balance) and Sheridan Smith (Flare Path).

Danny Boyle, Sam Mendes and Mike Leigh are on the list for Best Director. The winners will be announced at a ceremony, to be held at London’s Savoy Hotel on 20 November (11).

A shortlist of the potential winners will be released on 7 November (11).

  M.   October 11, 2011

Though Hollywood is not in danger of losing its love for period dramas any time soon, there’s often a push these days to give it a bit of a twist. Thank heavens, then, that Nora Ephron and Sony have, of all places, ITV to turn to for a new project. Because the writer/director is now busy adapting 2008 miniseries Lost in Austen for the big screen.

The series – written by Guy Andrews – followed Amanda Price (Jemima Rooper), a lifelong Jane Austen fan who finds her mundane London reality suddenly swapping places with her favourite author’s storyline from Pride and Prejudice. After discovering that a small door in her flat leads to Elizabeth Bennet (Gemma Arterton)’s world, the two women trade places, only to find that the switch makes things more complicated for both of them.

Naturally, Ephron plans to switch the setting to New York, but with Sam Mendes on board as a producer, we’ll be hoping it maintains the requisite decorum. There’s no word on when it’ll get started, but Ephron will be behind the camera as usual. The film may find itself overlapping a bit with the similarly themed Austenland, wherein Keri Russell plays a modern girl given tickets to an Austen-style immersive holiday, complete with Mr Darcy type (JJ Feild). That’s directed by Jerusha Hess, and based on Shannon Hale’s novel.
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  M.   October 10, 2011

These pictures of some of Britain’s most beautiful actresses will feature in a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

The images of Rosamund Pike, Sienna Miller and Gemma Arterton, newly acquired by the gallery, are among 39 pictures in The Actress Now display, opening on October 20.

Photographer Sarah Dunn revealed how she broke through Pike’s “very proper” demeanour. She said: “I just told her a dirty joke to get that reaction. She’s very proper, Rosamund, which is what I love about her. I had to be very cheeky.”

Elisabeth Hoff, who photographed Sienna Miller, said: “She didn’t have an entourage and so it was very free and very raw. Although she is really famous she did not come with lots of baggage.”

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  M.   October 08, 2011

Gemma Arterton talked briefly about Byzantium when she attended the Burberry Prorsum.

Arterton had weather on her mind. “I’m glad it’s not too hot today — can you imagine, we’d melt in this plastic tent,” she said. “Everyone is wearing leather and tweed, so I’m grateful the good old English weather came through.” The bubbly Arterton is headed to Dublin next week to begin filming “Byzantium,” directed by Neil Jordan. “I’m playing Saoirse Ronan’s mum, would you believe? That makes me feel old.”

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  M.   October 08, 2011

AMAZON, an exhibition to support our campaign with Sky to help save one billion trees in Acre, North West Brazil will open at Somerset House on 2 November.

The free exhibition will feature imagery from Brazilian photographer Salgado’s photographic essay ‘Genesis’ as well as imagery taken by Petterson on a recent trip to Acre with actress Gemma Arterton. ‘Amazon’ will run until 4 December.

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  M.   October 06, 2011

Actress and Bond girl Gemma Arterton joins Matt and Alex in the studio. Plus the ordinary people who stood up to fascism in the 1930’s, a tribute to Dad’s Army writer David Croft and a new scheme to help hedgehogs.

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Thanks Lorna for the heads-up.

  M.   August 22, 2011

Thesp lands male lead in Neil Jordan pic
By Justin Kroll

Caleb Landry Jones has landed the male lead in “Byzantium” directed by Neil Jordan.

The pic currently stars Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton and is based on the Moira Buffini play.

Story revolves around a mother and daughter who are vampires and arrive in a small British town revealing their secret to the town. Jones plays a teenager dying of leukemia which in turns forces him to struggle with his mortality, causing Saorsie Ronan’s character to struggle with her own immortality.

Buffini also penned the script with Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley producing.

Jones was most recently seen in Fox’s “X-Men: First Class” and can be seen next in the Universal/Working Title co-production “Contraband” starring Mark Wahlberg.

He is repped by Paradigm, Untitled and Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal Laviolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman.

Source: Variety