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Series Mania kicks off first physical edition in two-and-a-half years

The festival will showcase 60 drama series while some 2,000 professionals have signed up for industry events.French TV festival and industry event Series Mania opens today, Thursday August 26, with UK crime thriller Vigil, the latest series from the producers of Line Of Duty and The Bodyguard which starts airing on BBC One this weekend.Running […]

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Warner Bros. Considering Legal Action Against ‘Line of Duty’ Showrunner Jed Mercurio Over Graphic Novel ‘Sleeper’

Warner Bros. Pictures is considering legal action against “Line of Duty” showrunner Jed Mercurio over his new graphic novel “Sleeper.”Warner Bros., via their subsidiary DC Comics, own the rights to another graphic novel called “Sleeper,” written by Ed Brubaker and illustrated by Sean Phillips. It was released in 2003 and has been considered for screen […]

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/Filmcast Ep. 617 – The Mitchells vs. the Machines (Guest: Dan Gvozden from The Amazing Spider-Talk)

David, Devindra, Jeff are joined by Dan Gvozden, host of the podcast The Amazing Spider-Talk, to chat about the new Marvel trailer and more. David drops a major spoiler bomb to Jeff on the British television show Line of Duty. For the feature review, the cast watches the animated Netflix film The Mitchells vs. the […]

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Kelly Macdonald: ‘I’m beyond sex scenes now. I just play detectives’

She shot to fame in Trainspotting, and has starred in Gosford Park, Boardwalk Empire and even as a Disney princess. So why did the Scottish actor panic about her new role in Line Of Duty?Kelly Macdonald’s roles are typically quiet, fraught with internal conflict and entailing journeys that are more reflective than active. As a […]

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‘Bloodlands’: AcornTV Sets ‘True Detective’-Inspired Thriller in Northern Ireland

Fans of James Nesbitt can soon enjoy a heavily-accented dose of the stone-faced Northern Irish actor, as he leads a gripping four-part Irish crime thriller from executive producer Jed Mercurio, the force behind police thrillers “Line of Duty” and “Bodyguard.” Written by Chris Brandon (“Red Rock), who cites “True Detective” and “The Killing” as inspiration, […]

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‘1917’ Cinematographer Roger Deakins, ‘Phantom Thread’ Actor Lesley Manville Recognized With British New Year Honors

“1917” cinematographer Roger Deakins, “Phantom Thread” actor Lesley Manville and “Line of Duty” creator Jed Mercurio are among those in the arts named in Britain’s New Year honors list.Deakins, Oscar winner for “1917” and “Blade Runner 2049,” and Oscar nominated for 13 other movies, has been made a Knight Bachelor for his services to film. […]

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‘1917’ Cinematographer Roger Deakins, ‘Phantom Thread’ Actor Lesley Manville Recognized With British New Year Honors

“1917” cinematographer Roger Deakins, “Phantom Thread” actor Lesley Manville and “Line of Duty” creator Jed Mercurio are among those in the arts named in Britain’s New Year honors list.Deakins, Oscar winner for “1917” and “Blade Runner 2049,” and Oscar nominated for 13 other movies, has been made a Knight Bachelor for his services to film. […]

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Stephen Graham: ‘The Irishman was my Champions League final’

The British actor reflects on a year in which he was ‘everywhere’, from gritty TV drama The Virtues to Martin Scorsese’s starry gangster epicMerseyside-born Stephen Graham, 46, discovered acting aged eight, before joining Liverpool’s Everyman youth theatre in his teens. His breakthrough role was his Bafta-nominated performance as skinhead Combo in Shane Meadows’s This Is […]

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Film Review: ‘Line of Duty’

High on energy if low on credibility, “Line of Duty” stars Aaron Eckhart as a cop from Birmingham, Ala., whose day gets a lot more hectic when he’s caught up in a kidnapping whose victim is under immediate mortal threat. This latest from prolific genre helmer Stephen C. Miller is a little off-putting at times […]

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‘The Crown’, ‘Black Mirror’ lead Bafta TV nominations

Line Of Duty and Three Girls also score multiple nods.Netflix dramas The Crown and Black Mirror lead the nominations for the 2018 Baftas TV Awards.The shows, along with the BBC’s Line Of Duty and Three Girls, have three nods each.The Crown and Line Of Duty will compete in the best drama category with Peaky Blinders […]

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