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Photos: Three official stills of Carey Mulligan in 'Far From The Madding Crowd'

As previously posted hereCarey Mulligan, started filming Far From The Madding Crowd last last September. Then, recently, UK's Daily Mail has posted the first look of Carey as the main lead character BathshebaEverdene on set as she was spotted filming a scene. Now, Empire Online has released a few new official stills from Far From The Madding Crowd featuring Carey Mulligan as Bathsheba Everdene.
Look out, too, for Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer smitten by her charms, and Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), an equally lovestruck soldier.  Adapted by One Day novelist David Nicholls, Far From The Madding Crowd is the story of an independent, beautiful and headstrong woman who attracts three very different suitors: the stolid Oak; the handsome and reckless Troy; and William Boldwood (Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor.The film is slated for a 2014 release. Michael Sheen, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tom Sturridge, and Juno Temple also star.

Check out the following Far From…

New 'Catching Fire' IMAX poster featuring Donald Sutherland as President Snow and new promotional photo of Jena Malone as Johanna Mason

UPDATED 11/5/13: Added New Jena Malone still as Johanna Mason via The Playlist. Scroll down below (last image) to see it!

Lionsgate has released a very cool and artistic new IMAX poster for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Donald Sutherland and Jena Malone co- star) featuring Jennifer Lawrence's KatnissEverdeen and Donald Sutherland's President Snow. Also, there's a new black and white promotional photo of Jena Malone as Johanna Mason.

The film also stars Jennifer LawrenceJosh HutchersonLiam HemsworthSam Claflin, Elizabeth BanksWoody Harrelson, Philip Seymour HoffmanStanley TucciJeffrey Wright, and Amanda Plummer.  

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire opens November 22nd in theaters and IMAX.

Check out both Catching FireIMAX poster and promo photo via CatchingUpdates below...

Pride & Prejudice References in Pop Culture (Part 4)

UPDATE (#2) 2/6/14: Added a new P&P reference from the new CBS comedy series The Crazy Ones starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. Check it out below!

UPDATED 11/8/13: A new Victoria Secret"Victoria"Fragrance TV Commercial features the track: Liz On Top Of The World (as the music they used on the background) from Pride & Prejudice (2005) film soundtrack. Scroll down below to see and hear the embedded video added in this post below. Plus another P&P (2005) movie reference...

It's been a while since I've posted here a P&P reference or P&P/Darcy/Elizabeth mentionedin P&P inspired books or other non-P&Pbooks, in movies, TV shows, magazines, reviews, or celebrities mentioning Pride and Prejudice/Jane Austen.
I thought I'd update and post here more about P&P, the most popular Jane Austen novel, the 1995  mini-series, P&P (2005) movie or any of the P&P characters (ie. Elizabeth & Darcy) that were referenced a lot in b…

Watch: Donald Sutherland and Jena Malone in the Final 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer!

The final trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Donald Sutherland and Jena Malone co- star) premiered last night during the 5th inning of the World Series' Game 4, on FOX Sports and was immediately uploaded at The Hunger Games Explorer website. It had some new footage of Donald Sutherland as President Snow with Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen. Also, you may or may not see a quick glimpse (if you don't blink your eyes, that is...worry not, you can replay it or scroll down below to see a screen cap) of Jena Malone's Johanna Mason at the arena as she and fellow former victors/tributes (Katniss, Peeta, and Finnick) were running for their lives from those scary and deadly beasts. The final trailer looks great and sure whet my appetite. Can't wait to see this movie already!

The film also stars Jennifer LawrenceJosh HutchinsonLiam HemsworthSam Claflin, Elizabeth BanksWoody Harrelson, Philip Seymour HoffmanStanley TucciJeffrey Wright, and Amanda Plu…

P&P NewsBits: 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' moved to January 17, 2014 release, Matthew Macfadyen 'Ripper Street 2' Interview, Final trailer for 'Catching Fire' premieres Sunday, and more!

Some new movies, casting, release dates, and filming news info. featuring some P&P actors here that I thought I'd post them all in the same post...

Here's this weekend's quick news round up of TV and film news (including casting calls, a film synopsis, trailersrelease datesfestival newsetc.) of the following P&P (2005) actors (Keira KnightleyMatthew MacfadyenKelly Reilly,Jena MaloneRosamund Pike, and Brenda Blethyn), all in one post!

First up...

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit goes IMAX, moves to January 17, 2014
Paramount Pictures has announced that director Kenneth Branagh's Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, starring Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, Peter Andersson, David Paymer, and Colman Feore, has moved to a January 17, 2014 release. It was originally slated to hit theaters on December 25 of this year. The film will also be receiving a release in IMAX theaters.

Photos: First Look of Carey Mulligan as Bathsheba Everdene in 'Far From The Madding Crowd'

As previously posted hereCarey Mulligan, started filming Far From The Madding Crowd last month and now UK's Daily Mail has the first look of Carey as the main lead character BathshebaEverdene (and no she's not related to The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen, lol...) on set as she was spotted filming a scene. The film is slated for a 2014 release. Michael Sheen, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tom Sturridge, and Juno Temple also star.

See a couple Far From The Madding Crowd on set photos of Carey Mulligan above or below via UK's Daily Mail...

Watch: Penelope Wilton in 'Belle' trailer

The first trailer was recently released for Fox Searchlight's upcoming film, Belle starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Matthew Goode, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Sarah Gadon, Tom Felton, Miranda Richardson, and . The film premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film a Festival last month with the mist of the cast in attendance including Penelope Wilton and director Amma Asante. It is slated for a Spring 2014 theatrical release.

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (GuguMbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode). Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle’s lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her status prevents her from the traditions of noble social standing. While her cousin Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) chases suitors for marriage, Belle is left on the sidelines wondering if she will ever find love. After meeting an idealistic yo…

First still of Matthew Rhys & Anna Maxwell Martin as Darcy & Elizabeth in 'Death Comes To Pemberley'

Last September, I posted here about BBC One's Autumn preview trailer, which shows a few glimpses of Death Comes to Pemberley starring Matthew Rhys(asMr. Darcy),Anna Maxwell Martin(asElizabeth Darcy...née Bennet), andMatthew Goode (asMr. Wickham) (which premieres on BBC One in the UK thisChristmas 2013and also set for a PBS Masterpiece premiere in2014). Now, just saw this new first image of Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin together as Fitzwilliam & Elizabeth Darcy (aka The Darcy's or Mr. & Mrs. Darcy) via Jane Austen and Period Dramas on FB, in the upcoming BBC1 3-part mystery/drama miniseries, Death Comes To Pemberley.

Also, Origin Pictures (the production company who produced DCTP) has a similar photo of Darcy & Elizabeth (though not the full image as above ^) at their home in Pemberley (Chatsworth House) and has the following description of mystery drama...

Watch: 'Ambassadors' trailer featuring Matthew Macfadyen

Matthew Macfadyen as the Prince of Darkness (POD) appears in the preview trailer in a new TV comedy (which he will appear in a brief role in all 3-one-hour-episodes) BBCTwo series titled Ambassadors, which lead stars David Mitchell, Robert Webb, and Keeley Hawes (Matthew's real-life wife, who previously co-starred with him in BBC's spy hit series, Spooks/MI-5 and the feature film comedy, Death at a Funeral) as Jennifer, the long suffering wife of the ambassador played by Mitchell.

Ambassadors premieres on BBC2 on October 23rd, at 9 PM!

Watch the trailer below (via BBC on YT)...

Watch: New 'Ripper Street' - Season 2 BBC One trailer!

BBC One finally announced the UK premiere date (with new poster above) for Season 2Episode 2.1 (Pure as the Driven)of Ripper Street starring Matthew Macfadyen as InspectorEdmund Reid, Adam Rothenberg,and Jerome Flynn set for Monday, October 28th, at 9 PM! Also, a new trailer has been released just yesterday, which was Matthew's birthday.

The U.S. premiere date will be 2 months later on December 1st, on BBC America!

Watch the new Ripper Street S2 trailer below (with a few selected trailer screen caps of MM!)...

Happy Birthday Matthew Macfadyen!

Today (October 17th) is Matthew Macfadyen's 39th birthday! Matthew, best known to us P&P Fans as Mr. Darcy of the 2005 Pride & Prejudice film, was born David Matthew Macfadyen in Great Yarmouth, Northfolk, England, UK in 1974 (39 years ago today).

Happy Birthday Matthew Macfadyen!!!
(Mr. Darcy!)
Some interesting MM quotes talking about his iconic Darcy role/character (while you watch an MM Birthday tribute video...though in Spanish, but it included an English translation/subtitles below) worth re-posting again here...

Photos: Carey Mulligan at Inside Llewyn Davis Screening at BFI London Film Fest

Carey Mulligan attended the screening of "Inside Llewyn Davis" Centrepiece Gala Supported By The Mayor Of London during the 57th BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester Square on October 15, 2013 in London, England.

Check out some new photos of Carey Mulligan below...

David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' starring Rosamund Pike & Ben Affleck set for October 3rd, 2014 Theatrical Release!

Rosamund Pikeis currently still filming David Fincher'sGone Girlin Cape Girardeau, Missouri.It startedprincipal photography last September

See some Photos: Rosamund Pike on 'Gone Girl' set (updated) including a recent one of Rosamund behind the scenes below...

Anyway, according to Box Office Mojo, 20th Century Fox has set an October 3, 2014 theatrical release date for this film just in time for awards season.

UPDATED 10/18/13: Added here two new on Gone Girlset photos (via RP Fans on FB) of Rosamund including one with director David Fincher. See them below...

Watch: Keira Knightley & Chris Pine in New International trailer for 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"

A new international trailer has just been released for director Kenneth Branagh's Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruitstarring Chris Pine (Jack Ryan),Keira Knightley(Cathy), Kevin Costner, and Kenneth Branagh.There are some new footage of Keira in the new trailer. In theaters nationwide Christmas Day.
Check out and watch the new trailer (and see screen caps of KK) below...

Watch: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - TV Spot #1

The first TV Spot for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Donald Sutherland and Jena Malone co- star) aired on NBC's The Voice last night. The TV spot featured a couple of not so new glimpses of Donald Sutherland as President Snow. Jena's not on it though. Perhaps she'll be seen on the next one or other upcoming TV spots. There are a few new footage of the main trio characters: Katniss, Peeta, and Gale on a minute TV spot.

Update:New still of Jena Malone as Johanna Mason (a victor from District 7)with two other former victors from District 1: Stephanie Leigh Schlund as Casmere and Alan Ritchson as Gloss via The Playlist:

The film also stars Jennifer LawrenceJosh HutchersonLiam HemsworthSam Claflin, Elizabeth BanksWoody Harrelson, Philip Seymour HoffmanStanley TucciJeffrey Wright, and Amanda Plummer.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire opens November 22nd in theaters and IMAX.

Watch the first TV Spot for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (via joblomovienetwork) below...

Matthew Macfadyen and Tom Hollander to guest star on BBC2's 'Ambassadors'

Matthew Macfadyen (Mr. Darcy) and Tom Hollander (Mr. Collins) previously co-starred and appeared in 4 TV (Any Human Heart) & Films (Maybe Baby, Enigma, and most notably in Pride & Prejudice 2005 film) and now they'll be appearing together (or not, but in the same show) again for the fifth time in a new TV comedy 3-one-hour-episode BBCTwo series titled Ambassadors, which lead stars David Mitchell, Robert Webb, and Keeley Hawes (Matthew's real-life wife, who previously co-starred with him in BBC's spy hit series, Spooks/MI-5 and the feature film comedy, Death at a Funeral) as Jennifer, the long suffering wife of the ambassador played by Mitchell.

Matthew Macfadyen (in a small role, but will appear in all 3 episodes) plays POD – nicknamed the 'Prince of Darkness' – Davis’s superior at the Foreign Office in London. Special guest stars include Tom Hollander (Rev, Pirates Of The Caribbean, In The Loop) as Prince Mark, a minor royal and trade envoy on a key mission…

New Matthew Macfadyen 'Ripper Street' Season 2 Promo and episode still photos

A newSeason 2 promotional and episode 2.1 (Pure as the Driven) photos of Ripper Street featuring Matthew Macfadyen as InspectorEdmund Reid has been released via H Division on twitter.

Season 2 of Ripper Street is said to premiere in the UK on BBC One channel sometime later (in still TBD date...they better hurry 'cause this month is going by quickly!) this month, while here in the U.S., BBC America will kick-off the new season on December 1st! Can't wait!

In the meantime, check out the new S2 promo and episode 1 still of Matthew as Inspector Reid below...

Rehearsal Photos of Matthew Macfadyen in upcoming new stage play 'Perfect Nonsense'

Matthew Macfadyenis celebrating a birthday this month (October 17th) and he's returning on stage and starring as Jeeves in a new play titledJeeves and Wooster's Perfect Nonsense, which will be transferring to the West End later (starting October 30th) this month. Pre-West End dates, Perfect Nonsense, will run in two limited engagements in Richmond Theatre from October 10-19 and Brighton Theatre Royal from October 21-26, 2013.

For more info. on the play and how to get your tickets (if you're going to see the play in England), visit the website here.

Check out some press photos here and a few new rehearsal photos of Matthew from the play below...

Watch: New trailer for 'Philomena' starring Judi Dench with new U.S. Poster and release date

The Weinstein Company scheduled Stephen FrearsPhilomena, starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, for a November 22nd U.S. release. The film gained terrific awards buzz out of Venice and Toronto for Dench's performance as a mother who enlists a journalist in Washington to help find her long-lost son. November 22 is the limited date for Los Angeles and New York, with an expansion planned for November 27, in time for Thanksgiving. Also, a new U.S. poster (above) and trailer has been released for this movie.

Philomena opens in New York and Los Angeles on November 22 and expands on November 27th.

Watch the new Philomenatrailer via Yahoo! Movies below...

Watch: Keira Knightley & Chris Pine in debut trailer for 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

Paramount just released a few hours ago, the first trailer (via Yahoo! Movies) for director Kenneth Branagh's Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruitstarring Chris Pine (Jack Ryan),Keira Knightley(Cathy), Kevin Costner, and Kenneth Branagh. In theaters nationwide Christmas Day.

Based on the character created by bestselling author Tom Clancy, “Jack Ryan” is a global action thriller set in the present day.  This original story follow a young Jack (Chris Pine) as he uncovers a financial terrorist plot. The story follows him from 9/11, through his tour of duty in Afghanistan, which scarred him forever, and into his early days in the Financial Intelligence Unit of the modern CIA where he becomes an analyst, under the guardianship of his handler, Harper (Kevin Costner).  When Ryan believes he’s uncovered a Russian plot to collapse the United States economy, he goes from being an analyst to becoming a spy and must fight to save his own life and those of countless others, while also trying to protect th…

First poster and new official title for 'Jack Ryan' starring Chris Pine & Keira Knightley

With today's news that Jack Ryan author Tom Clancy (RIP) had just passed away at the age of 66 in Baltimore, MD,  the new Jack Ryan film is alive again with Paramount just releasing a new poster featuring Chris Pine in the title role above. Also, there's a slightly new title and link to movie's website too and it's officially titled, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (not One, as previously rumored). A twitter and Facebook page has also been revealed via the poster above. There were recent rumors that Paramount may shift this movie with Martin Scorsese's new film, The Wolf of Wall Street and may be pushed back to January 17, 2014, but no confirmation of that as of yet as it's still scheduled to be released this Christmas Day with a trailer finally going to be released soon (perhaps tomorrow or Friday). Let's hope so and that they retain the original Christmas released date and not dumped it on the new year...after all, it only took the author's death for Param…

New Jena Malone 'Catching Fire' still

Entertainment Weekly magazine has just released 4 different coversforThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire('sPresident SnowandJena Malone'sJohanna Mason co-stars), which none none of the 4 covers featured Jena's Johanna character, but the 3 newly released stills did include her in one, which you can see above (and below) this post. Also, Lionsgate has released a new featurette, Imax: Behind The Frame. Plus yesterday, tickets for CF started its pre-sale and according to Deadline: ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Pre-Sales Hot Online.

The film also stars Jennifer LawrenceJosh HutchersonLiam HemsworthSam Claflin, Elizabeth BanksWoody Harrelson, Philip Seymour HoffmanStanley TucciJeffrey Wright, and Amanda Plummer.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire opens November 22nd in theaters and IMAX.

Happy Birthday Rupert Friend!

Today (October 1st) is the 32nd birthday of Emmy Award NomineeRupert Friend (aka P&P 05's own Mr. Wickham). RupertFriend was born October 1st, 1981 in Oxfordshire, England, UK.

is currentlyseen on TV weekly in the 8-time Emmy Award and 5-time Golden Globe winning drama seriesHomeland (Season 3), which just premiered with a solid ratings debut last Sunday, Sept. 29th at 9PM ET/PT on Showtime. He plays agent Peter Quinn, which he scored an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest ActorRupert, recently and officially joined Twitter@rupertfriend and blogs on WhoSay.  He's also now on Facebook. If you're a fan, you can now follow him in social media.

Happy Birthday Rupert Friend!!!
Worth re-posting here are theseinteresting RF info I previously posted...

Photos: Carey Mulligan at 'Inside Lleywn Davis' NYFF Premiere

Carey Mulligan attended the 'Inside Lleywn Davis' premiere during the 51st New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on September 28, 2013 in New York City.
Check out some new Carey Mulligan photos below...

TV Casting News: Rosamund Pike to voice Lady Penelope in ITV's 'Thunderbirds Are Go!' remake

Rosamund Pikewill voice International rescue agent Lady Penelope in the upcoming ITV reboot of the classic kids series Thunderbirds, in Thunderbirds Are Go!

Here's more info. via Radio Times:

Rosamund Pike is to voice Lady Penelope in ITV’s upcoming reinvention of the classic 1960s series Thunderbirds, entitled Thunderbirds Are Go! 


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