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Is Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Headed to the Hebrides? With Scotland’s Production Boom, Anything Is Possible

Director Douglas Mackinnon, whose credits include “Doctor Who,” “Sherlock” and Neil Gaiman’s “Good Omens,” still recalls the moment he realized that London was no longer the center of the universe in terms of U.K. film and high-end TV production.He was in his native Scotland, where he was directing a few episodes of “Outlander,” when one […]

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Michael Sheen on ‘Dolittle’, ‘Good Omens’ Cosplay, and Directing the Three-Part Series ‘The Way’

I recently sat down with Michael Sheen, who stars as the villainous Dr. Blair Müdfly in director Stephen Gaghan’s Dolittle, opening this weekend. While sitting in his trailer on the Universal backlot, Sheen and I had a wide-ranging conversation about working with Robert Downey Jr. and spending so much time looking at a tennis ball […]

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Saban Takes Daniel Radcliffe Action Thriller ‘Guns Akimbo’

Saban Films has landed North American rights to Guns Akimbo, the Daniel Radcliffe-starring darkly-comic sci-fi action thriller from writer/director Jason Lei Howden’s (Deathgasm).The film — which had its world premiere in Toronto — also stars Samara Weaving (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Natasha Liu […]

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Movie Adaptation of ‘Dampyr’ Comic Sets Cast, Starts Production (Exclusive)

Cameras are rolling on “Dampyr,” the live-action movie adaptation of the popular independent comic book franchise. Wade Briggs (“Please Like Me”) will play Harlan, the Dampyr, in the $12 million fantasy action thriller, which is being helmed by Riccardo Chemello.Stuart Martin (“Jamestown) has signed on to play Emil Kurjak, and Frida Gustavasson (“Arne Dahl”) plays […]

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Composer David Arnold Talks ‘Good Omens’ Emmy Nomination, James Bond, & BBC’s ‘Dracula’ [The Fourth Wall]

Welcome to the Episode 5 of The Fourth Wall – an interview podcast where I attempt to break down the fourth wall of the film industry, getting a behind the scenes look through my conversations with filmmakers, actors/actresses, and other industry professionals. My guest today is famed James Bond and “Good Omens” composer David Arnold.Arnold […]

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‘We’ll be known for a level of quality and curation’ – Amazon Studios head tells TCA

Platform names teams of writers, producers on Lord Of The Rings series; open to Good Omens follow-up.Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke told the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Los Angeles on Saturday (27) that the platform will thrive in an increasingly competitive streaming market by curating top-notch content for its worldwide audience.As Disney, […]

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‘Good Omens’: Building the Bromance Between David Tennant and Michael Sheen with a Long Cold Open

As an added bonus, “Good Omens” showrunner Neil Gaiman created a mini-movie cold open at the start of Episode 3 (“Hard Times”) to introduce the bromance through the ages between demon Crowley (David Tennant) and angel Aziraphale (Michael Sheen). For 28 minutes, the Biblical odd couple traipse through Noah’s Ark, The Crucifixion, The Globe Theater, […]

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Composer David Arnold: From ‘Good Omens’ to Another Bond Film?

Could David Arnold return as composer to the James Bond series?It was the obvious question to pose while he was talking about Amazon’s new “Good Omens” miniseries, for which he has composed the elaborate score.“It’s a no-news situation,” Arnold told Variety about 007. “I’ve heard nothing. But my pencil is always sharpened for him if […]

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