2014 is now last year and we're now in the New Year 2015! You know what that means, right? New TV series/returning shows and movies to look forward to this Winter and Spring from our favorite P&P (2005) actors! Continuing my annual list of some Pride & Prejudice (2005) alumni with a new movie and TV series or mini-series starting this month of January through April of 2015 (as well as a few upcoming films to see in mid to late 2015!).
Featured P&P (2005) actors: Rosamund Pike, Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Carey Mulligan, Jena Malone, Kelly Reilly, Rupert Friend, Tamzin Merchant, Tom Hollander, Donald Sutherland, Judi Dench, and Penelope Wilton.
The following P&P '05 actors has new films (and returning TV series) to be released this Winter/Spring and Summer/Fall 2015...
Returning TV series/mini-series for Winter/Spring 2015
Esio Trot (TV Movie) - January 1, 2015 on BBC (Judi Dench co-stars).
Watch the BBC trailer here.
Downton Abbey (Season 5) - September 21, 2014 (UK) and Jan. 4, 2015 (USA) - Penelope Wilton (co-star) as Mrs. Isobel Crawley.
Secrets, scandal and a shaking of the ground. The doors of Downton are set to open once more on Sunday September 21st at 9pm and you've been cordially invited to share a first look at what lies ahead.Watch: Penelope Wilton in ITV's Season 5 Trailer for Downton Abbey!
More returning TV series in 2015...
Salem (Season 2) - April 2015 (Tamzin Merchant co-stars as Anne Hale).
Watch the Salem Season 2 Teaser Trailer here!
Watch Season 2 Teaser featuring Tamzin Merchant as Anne Hale
Homeland (Season 5) - Fall 2015 - (Rupert Friend co-stars as agent Peter Quinn).
Ripper Street (Season 3) - 2015 on BBC and BBC America (Matthew Macfadyen stars as DI Edmund Reid)
True Detective (Season 2) - 2015 - (Kelly Reilly co-stars as Jordan Semyon).
Vera (Season 5) - 2015 (Brenda Blethyn stars as DCI Vera Stanhope).
Upcoming Spring/Summer and Fall 2015 Films
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - In U.S. Theaters March 6, 2015. (Judi Dench as Evelyn and Penelope Wilton as Jean co-stars).
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it's making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tina Desai). Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy (Richard Gere) and Lavinia (Tamsin Greig). Evelyn and Douglas (Judi Dench and Bill Nighy) have now joined the Jaipur workforce, and are wondering where their regular dates for Chilla pancakes will lead, while Norman and Carol (Ronald Pickup and Diana Hardcastle) are negotiating the tricky waters of an exclusive relationship, as Madge (Celia Imrie) juggles two eligible and very wealthy suitors. Perhaps the only one who may know the answers is newly installed co-manager of the hotel, Muriel (Maggie Smith), the keeper of everyone's secrets.Far From The Madding Crowd - In U.S. Theaters May 1st, 2015 (Carey Mulligan co-stars as Bathsheba Everdene).
Watch the trailer for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel here!
Far From The Madding Crowd is the story of an independent, beautiful and headstrong woman (Carey Mulligan) who attracts three very different suitors: the stolid Oak; the handsome and reckless Troy; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.Watch the official trailer for Far From The Madding Crowd here.
Hitman: Agent 47 - In U.S. Theaters August 28, 2015. (Rupert Friend stars as Agent 47).
Based on the top-selling, award-winning video game franchise, "Agent 47" is an all-new motion picture about an elite and genetically engineered assassin, known only by the last two digits - 47 - of a barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. His latest target is a young woman on the run from powerful and clandestine forces. The mission brings startling revelations about the lethal agent and his prey, hurtling them on a collision course with their pasts. And this time, his number may be up.
Everest - In U.S. Theaters September 18, 2015. (Keira Knightley co-stars as Jan Hall).
A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm.
After being symbolized as the 'Mockingjay' Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol.Tulip Fever - 2015. (Judi Dench as The Abbess of St. Ursula and Tom Hollander co-star as Dr. Sorgh)
A 17th century romance in which an artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.
Thunderbirds Are Go! (TV Series) (Rosamund Pike)
Return to Sender (Rosamund Pike)
Basmati Blues (Donald Sutherland)
Pirates Passage (Donald Sutherland)
Silent Witness (TV Series) (Claudie Blakley)
Suffragette (Carey Mulligan)
Angelica (Jena Malone)
Claire (Jena Malone)
Submerged (Talulah Riley)
The Messenger (Tamzin Merchant)
Scottish Mussel (Talulah Riley; co-starring and also as writer and director)
Plus Coming Soon in 2016...
The Other Typist (Keira Knightley)
Love Song (Jena Malone)
Barton & Charlie & Checco & Bill (Rupert Friend; co-starring, writer and director)
In 2017...The Mountain Between Us (Rosamund Pike)Jungle Book: Origins (Tom Hollander)