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On TV Tonight: Watch Episode 4 of Downton Abbey on PBS Masterpiece Classic

Tonight watch (aka P&Pmovie's Mrs. Gardiner) as Isobel Crawley, widowed mother of Dan Stevens'Matthew Crawley, heir to the large estate of Downton Abbey in the final Episode 4 of the British hit miniseries, Downton AbbeyonPBS' Masterpiece Classic. Check your local listings for air times in your area.

By the way, while this miniseries was originally made for, just that a miniseries with 7 episodes (4 episodes in the U.S.), it was a huge success in Britain that ITV has renewed it for a second series with 8 more episodes for 2011!   ...
It averaged more than 8 million viewers across the opening three episodes of its initial seven-part run.The Carnival Films production will return for an eight-part series next year.
Downton Abbey's debut on 26 September had an overnight rating of 7.7 million viewers and a consolidated audience of 9.2 million, according to ITV, making it the channel's most successful new drama since Whitechapel in February last year. T…

In Theaters Today: From Prada To Nada

Now showing in theaters near you, From Prada to Nada, a modern twist on Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, a new romantic comedy starring Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, Wilmer Valderrama, Kuno Becker and Academy Award nomineeAdriana Barraza.

Check out the official website for more info. as well as visit and LIKE its official facebook page! See FPTN LA Premiere Photos here! More here: From Prada to Nada premiere

Here's  the synopsis officialFacebook page:
From Prada to Nada, a modern twist on Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility is a new romantic comedy starring Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, Wilmer Valderrama, Kuno Becker and Academy Award nominee Adriana Barraza.

In Theaters Today: The Mechanic

In wide release today, The Mechanic starring, Jason Statham,Donald Sutherland, and Ben Foster (playing the son of Sutherland's character Harry).

The action flick is a remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson film of the same name and directed by Simon West.

Here's the synopsis for The Mechanic:
Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) is a ‘mechanic’ – an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It’s a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when his mentor and close friend Harry (Donald Sutherland) is murdered, Bishop is anything but detached. His next assignment is self-imposed – he wants those responsible dead.

His mission grows complicated when Harry’s son Steve (Ben Foster) approaches him with the same vengeful goal and a determination to learn Bishop’s trade. Bishop has always acted alone but he can’t turn his back on Harry’s son. A methodical hit man takes an impulsive student …

Happy Birthday Rosamund Pike!

Today (January 27th) is Rosamund Pike's 32nd Birthday. Born Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike in London, England, UK. Miss Pike is an only child, her parents are Julian and Caroline Pike. Her father Julian is a professional opera singer, whilst her mother Caroline is a concert violinist.

Happy Birthday Rosamund Pike!!!
aka BeautifulJane Bennet "Now, if every man in the room does not end the evening in love with you, then I have no judge of beauty." (Lizzie Bennet, Pride & Prejudice film)

"She is the most beautiful creature I have ever beheld." (Mr. Bingley, Pride & Prejudice film)
"Of course, it's my Jane who is considered the beauty of the county.I knew she could not be so beautiful for nothing." (Mrs. Bennet, Pride & Prejudice film)Jane is the oldest Bennet girl, and she would have had  a lot of responsibility bringing up the younger girls, so she had a slightly sort of motherly instinct. But I didn´t want to play her as this very demure…

Photos: Rosamund Pike at The Birds Eye View Film Festival 2011

Rosamund Pike attended and gave a speech as she launched the 7th Annual Birds Eye View Film Festival 2011 held at The Century Club on January 25, 2011 in London, England.

Speaking of Rosamund, today is her birthday. Her birthday post is coming up shortly...

For now, check out her new photos below!

Rosamund Pike Launches The Birds Eye View Film Festival 2011 (source: photos by Ian Gavan/Getty Images Europe |
View more RP photos here!

Photos: Keira Knightley at the Comedy Theatre

greets fans outside the Comedy Theatre, London, after her performance in the play "The Children's Hour". Co-starring "Mad Men" star Elisabeth Moss, the play is about two women who run an all-girls boarding school.

Sweet Keira site has KK's The Children’s Hour >Rehearsal Photos! Check them out and also the candid pics of KKleaving the theater after her performance from the play...

Keira Knightley at the Comedy Theatre (source: photos by |  View more KK photos - Leaving the Comedy Theatre

Two new 'The Three Musketeers' stills featuring Matthew Macfadyen

Summit Entertainment has just released two new stills from the upcoming 3D reboot of Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers starring Matthew Macfadyen (Athos), Milla Jovovich (M'Lady De Winter), Logan Lerman (D'Artagnan), Ray Stevenson (Porthos), and Luke Evans (Aramis)

The Three Musketeers is scheduled to open on October 14, 2011.

Check out the two new stills featuring MM below...

The Three Musketeers Stills (Photo by Rolf Konow/Summit Entertainment | Yahoo! Movies)
You can see thefirst still previously released and posted here.

New 'Hanna' movie poster

A new one-sheet movie poster for 's upcoming film,Hanna has just been released.Hanna starring , Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett, andTom Hollander. In theaters April 8th. 

Check out the new poster below! Hanna Movie Poster (source: Hanna's official Facebook page)

Also...Hanna is one of the 17 Reasons We Can't Wait for Spring | Photo 5 of 18 |
Award-winning director Joe Wright creates a boldly original suspense thriller with HANNA, starring Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan (The Lovely Bones, Atonement) in the title role.

Raised by her father (Eric Bana of Star Trek), an ex-CIA man, in the wilds of Finland, Hanna’s upbringing and training have been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. The turning point in her adolescence is a sharp one; sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys stealthily across Europe while eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative with secret…

The King's Speech leads Oscar Nominations with 12 including Best Actor for Colin Firth!

The Oscar Nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards(Oscar poster source) was just announced about an hour ago or so by last year's Academy Award winner Mo'nique (for Best Supporting Actress from her award winning film, Precious) andThe King's Speech starring leads with an amazing 12 Oscar Nominations!!! Congrats to CF and TKS!!!

(Talulah Riley co-stars)scored 8 nominations and Barney's Version (Rosamund Pike co-stars)earnedonly one nomination.

Oscars 2011will be broadcast LIVE February 27th with James Franco andAnne Hathaway co-hosting the award ceremony. Check out James Franco & Anne Hathaway: Oscar Promo Pics!

Here are the categories The King's Speech(12),Inception (8), and Barney's Version (1) were all nominated for...

New 'Sucker Punch' Movie Character Posters featuring Jena Malone

Check out and visit MSN to see 5 brand new SUCKER PUNCH character posters featuring Jena Malone's Rocket character! Sucker Punch opens in theaters and in wide release (see worldwide release dates here)March 25th!

See the kick-ass girls of SP: Babydoll, Blondie, Rocket, Amber, and Sweet Pea in the link following link (see new movie poster and banner too here!)...

Parallel Universe on MSN: 'Sucker Punch' movie posters

or see JM as Rocket below! 

(source: MSN)
'Sucker Punch' movie posters
Jena Malone plays Rocket in Zack Snyder's "Sucker Punch" (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Duo Extraordinaire: Team Wright and Knightley

Director and Oscar Nominated actress (for her Elizabeth Bennet role in P&P movie, which was directed by Wright) worked together in Focus Features' critically acclaimed and award winning Pride & Prejudice and Atonement films. Also, JW directed KK in her Coco Mademoiselle Chanel commercial and Women's Aid - Domestic Violence Ad 2009 PSA commercial. They might work together again soon...will it be "Anna Karenina" (they were once linked or said to be attached to a new adaptation of My Fair Lady, which JW was actually not attached to direct and Knightley was said to have dropped out, though she wasn't even confirmed to star on still in development to this day) or another movie? We shall see, but I hope they'll work together again soon. They make such a great team and the successful results showed in those projects they've worked on.

In the meantime, here are some old, but still very interesting and fun to read JW and

On TV Tonight: Watch Episode 3 of Downton Abbey on PBS Masterpiece Classic

Tonight watch (aka P&Pmovie's Mrs. Gardiner) as Isobel Crawley, widowed mother of Dan Stevens'Matthew Crawley, heir to the large estate of Downton Abbey in Episode 3 of the British hit series, Downton AbbeyonPBS' Masterpiece Classic. Check your local listings for air times in your area.

As previously posted here...

Scheduled Air dates
Airing January 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2011 on PBSCheck local listings

Episode Guide and Synopsis
Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4

Episode 3
In a triumph of the absurd, Violet asks a baffled Matthew to use his legal acumen to dissolve the entail — the very document by which he is to inherit Downton Abbey. Matthew's findings and his hopes for Downton cement his growing closeness with Robert, and a new warmth suffuses his encounters with Mary. Meanwhile, Violet's power struggle with Isobel moves from the hospital grounds to the annual flower show as Isobel casts her democratizing gaze upon Violet's pr…

Casting Rumors: Keira Knightley to star in 'Cosmopolis' film with Twilight's Robert Pattinson?

Elizabeth Bennet and Edward Cullen in Cosmopolis?

Keira Knightley is currently in rehearsals and is getting readyfor her starring role in this weekend's West End production of Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour(preview performances starts Jan. 22nd with opening night performances on Feb. 9th through April 30th) with Elizabeth Moss and Ellen Burstyn, but wide spread movie casting rumors about her being cast in a new film currently in development/pre-production (filming in May 2011 in Toronto and New York),Cosmopolisstarring Robert Pattinson (Twilight movies) has been the talk all over the web this week with director David Cronenberg directing the film, who recently directed Keira in the upcoming film, A Dangerous Method (see First stills ofKeira Knightley in 'A Dangerous Method' film).

This is very interesting because various movie websites were reporting this like it's official news, yet she's not confirmed, but with Cronenberg in the helm, she is likely…

Photos: Talulah Riley at The Orange British Academy Film Awards - Nominations

Talulah Riley and Dominic Cooper attend and announced The Orange British Academy Film Awards2011 nominations announcement at BAFTA Headquarters on January 18, 2011 in London, England.

See previous post for the BAFTA nominations announcement...
Colin Firth and 'The King's Speech' leads with 14 Bafta Nominations!!!

Check out new TL photos below!

The Orange British Academy Film Awards - Nominations (Photos by Ian Gavan/Getty Images Europe | View more Talulah Riley photos here!
Dominic Cooper and Talulah Riley Announce BAFTA Nominees Dominic Cooper and Talulah Riley announce the nominees
for this years BAFTA Awards (British Academy of Film and Television Arts). (Photos by Bauer Griffin |

Colin Firth and 'The King's Speech' leads with 14 Bafta Nominations!!!

Colin Firth, who just won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture for his award winning film, The King's Speech this past Sunday (January 16th) gets another nomination for Leading Actor (which he won last year for A Single Man) and a total of 14 nominations for TKS (including Best Film, Director, and Actor) at the 2011 BAFTA, which was announced by P&P's Talulah Riley and Dominic Cooper this morning.

While Rosamund Pike and Carey Mulligan made the BAFTA Longlist, neither one made it to the shortlist of the final BAFTA nominations (and it seems Miss Pike Disappointed By Bafta Choices). RosamundPike's Made In Dagenham co-star Miranda Richardson and the film scored 4 nominations though. Talulah Riley's Inception film garnered 9 nominations. Meanwhile Lost In Austen's Gemma Arterton is nominated for Orange Wednesdays Rising Award. Read this article from BBC News aboutBaftas 2011: surprises and sure things, it mentioned Carey Mulligan's exclusio…

Jane Eyre stills and character images featuring Judi Dench, Sally Hawkins, and Tamzin Merchant

Focus Features (Pride & Prejudice and Atonement)' upcoming new film adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre starring Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench (Pride & Prejudice's Lady Catherine), Sally Hawkins (2007 Persuasion' Anne Elliot), and  (Pride & Prejudice's Georgiana Darcy) will be in select theaters March 11th.

As the theatrical release for Jane Eyre (directed by Cary Fukunaga) approaches just two months away, Focus Features' site for the film now has more info, in depth articles, synopsis, trailer, and new stills of the JE. Check out Jane Eyre stills here! Updated 1/26/10 Scroll down for largerJane Eyre stills of Tamzin Merchant (Mary Rivers) and Sally Hawkins (Mrs. Reed)...

One of those stills features Dame Judi Dench as Mrs. Fairfax.

On TV Tonight: Watch Episode 2 of 'Downton Abbey' on PBS Masterpiece Classic

Tonight watch (aka P&Pmovie's Mrs. Gardiner) as Isobel Crawley, widowed mother of Dan Stevens'Matthew Crawley, heir to the large estate of Downton Abbey in Episode 2 of the British hit series, Downton AbbeyonPBS' Masterpiece Classic. Check your local listings for air times in your area.

As previously posted here...

Scheduled Air dates
Airing January 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2011 on PBSCheck local listings

Episode Guide and Synopsis
Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4

Episode 2
As Matthew and Isobel, the newly-arrived Crawleys settle into life in the village, Isobel offers her experience with modern medical techniques at the hospital, to the considerable consternation of Violet. Read full episode synopsis here!

(Downtown Abbey images source: Downtown Abbey official facebook | FanPop | Shining As Stars | Period Films)
Watch Online
Downton Abbeyis available for online viewing
January 10 - February 22, 2011

Buy the Downton Abbey DVD here! (the Original unedited…

In Theaters Today: Barney's Version


In Theaters Today: The Dilemma

In wide theatricalrelease today, The Dilemma starring Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Winona Ryder, and Jennifer Connelly. One of our Bennet girls, Talulah Riley (Mary Bennet) has a cameo role in this movie as a Concept Car Spokesmodel. Channing Tatum and Queen Latifah also co-star and directed by Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind and Apollo 13).

Unfortunately, there aren't any clips or still images that featured Talulah Riley in this movie that I could find or have seen from the official website (or any sites featuring the movie) and its TV spots commercials or its trailer, which you can see below. She must have had a very brief scene(s) in this movie...

Brief synopsis (via IMDB): A man discovers that his best friend's wife is having an affair.

Watch the trailer for The Dilemma (source: UniversalPictures)
Speaking of Talulah Riley, she just walked down the runway during the Alberta Ferretti fashion show during Pitti Immagine Uomo 79 on January 11, 2011 in Florence, Italy.

Check out a co…

Stage Play News: Carey Mulligan to return to New York stage and star in 'Through a Glass Darkly'

Image reports that Carey Mulligan (photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America) will return in New York stage (she previously starred in The Seagull) to star in Atlantic Theater Company's "Through a Glass Darkly" starting in May through July, for a limited off-Broadway engagement with additional casting to be announced at a later date.

Read the article from below...
Oscar Nominee Carey Mulligan to Star in Atlantic's Through a Glass Darkly

In-demand film actress Carey Mulligan will star in Atlantic Theater Company's American premiere of  Through a Glass Darkly, a stage adaptation of the Ocar-winning film by Ingmar Bergman. Performances begin May 13 at New York Theatre Workshop, with opening night set for June 6.

Adapted by Jenny Worton, the play will be directed by Tony nominee David Leveaux and is scheduled for a limited off-Broadway engagement through July 3. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

received Oscar…

Burning Palms: in theaters Friday and official trailer featuring Rosamund Pike

Burning Palms, one of Rosamund Pike's upcoming films slated to be released this year, is interestingly, going to be released tomorrow (January 14th) in a very limited theatrical release (along with her other film, Barney's Version, the film she's been getting rave reviews of). Burning Palms was screened last year at the 2010 Newport Beach Film Festival (April 23, 2010). A weird teaser traileralong with an interesting movie poster (see it to your left) was released last year. The official trailer (and a new poster) has now surfaced online and looks even more odd...but interesting cast including Rosamund, which you can see  her more in the trailer below as well as two more movie posters (one previously posted here)...

Burning Palms stars Rosamund Pike along with a large ensemble cast that includes familiar names such as Shannen Doherty, Zoe Saldana, Lake Bell, Nick Stahl, Dylan McDermott, Paz Vega, Jamie Chung, and Robert Hoffman.

Burning Palms movie posters (source: Impawards

Keira Knightley & Rupert Friend split now confirmed

The Previous rumors has come true (as they often do, unfortunately) that our favorite real-life P&P couple, Keira Knightley (25) & Rupert Friend (29) have split after being together for over 5 years. Various entertainment websites and gossip blogs are now reporting this including People, USA Today, MSNBC, and (read article below) to name a few. Apparently, Keira's own father, Will Knightley has confirmed the split to the British tabloid, the Sun. They previously co-starred in Pride & Prejudice (2005) film as Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Wickham and short films such as The Suicide Brothers and Steve.
The 25-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean actress met Rupert on the set of 2005’s movie adaptation of Pride & Prejudice

According to People, the couple broke up a few months ago. The split occurred shortly after Keira bought a house outside of Nice, France.

“Yes, they have broken up.” Keira’s father Will Knightley shared with the Sun. “But that’s the way th…


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