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Watch: Downton Abbey's Season 6 UK Trailer; Premieres September 20th on ITV

The UK's ITV just released the Season 6 trailer forDownton Abbey( co-star as Isobel Crawley) and also announced the final Series 6 premiere for September 20th.

Downton Abbey's final Season 6 premieres on ITV in the UK on September 20, 2015 and on PBS Masterpiece in the U.S. on January 3, 2016!

Watch the UK Trailer for DA below...

New still of Matthew Macfadyen and his character revealed in The Last Kingdom!

BBC America has just released a new still of Matthew Macfadyenand has finally revealed his character in the upcoming8-part drama series The Last Kingdom. It will premiere on Saturday, October 10th at 10 PM ET/9c.

The Last Kingdomis an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of novels “The Saxon Stories”, by award-winning writer Stephen Butchard, and will premiere later this year on BBC AMERICA.

See his character's name and description after the jump below...

New poster for Suffragette starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, and Meryl Streep

A new movie poster (see above) and promo video clip has been released Wednesday by Focus Features during Women's Equality Day (August 26th) for Suffragette starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham Carter, lead the cast of the powerful drama about the fight for equality in early-20th-century Britain. The film opens in US Theaters in limited release on October 23rd (and hopefully, will expand in more screens soon after).

Watch the Women's Equality Day promo video for Suffragette below...

Watch: Rupert Friend as agent Peter Quinn in Season 5 trailer for Homeland

The Season 5 trailer has just been released for Showtime's Emmy Award winning series Homeland, which premieres on Sunday, October 4th, 2015 at 9 p.m. EST. Emmy Award nomineeRupert Friend (Outstanding Guest Actor for Homeland) returns in his third regular season as agent Peter Quinn.

Homeland starring Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, and Rupert Friend.

Watch the S5Homeland trailer (and see new still and trailer screen captures of RF) below...

P&P NewsBits: Keira Knightley to debut in Broadway with Thérèse Raquin, Tom Hollander in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation with Tom Cruise, Claudie Blakley joins cast of Grantchester, 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 today'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 Knightley, Rosamund Pike,Kelly Reilly, Rupert Friend, Tamzin Merchant, Tom Hollander,Carey Mulligan,Brenda Blethyn,,Jena Malone, andClaudie Blakley), all in one post!

First up...

Happy Birthday Joe Wright!

Today (August 25th), is Pride & Prejudice's own brilliant director Joe Wright's 43rd Birthday! I found out a few years ago that his birthday's today and he shares the same birthday as Tom Hollander! They've worked together 3 times in 3 (Pride & Prejudice, The Soloist, and Hanna) of his 5 feature films. He directed and completed the upcoming Pan (Warner Bros. Picures) film starring Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara, Garrett Hedlum, and Amanda Seyfried, and is slated in theaters October 9, 2015.

Happy Birthday Tom Hollander!

Today (August 25th) isTom Hollander(aka P&P's Mr. Collins)'s 48th birthday!  He shares the same birthday as director Joe Wright, whom he'd worked with in 3 films: Pride & Prejudice (2005), The Soloist (2009), and Hanna (2011).

Here's TH's brief Bio (via his IMDB profile)...
Tom Hollander was born the second child of educated parents, both teachers. He grew up in Oxford, (UK). Hollander credits the happy atmosphere of the Dragon School with his childhood introduction to acting. There, encouraged by an influential teacher named Andrew Roberts, he won the title role in "Oliver"...See full bio » Born: August 25, 1967 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK

Happy Birthday Tom Hollander!

Watch: Matthew Macfadyen in Official German Trailer for The Trapp Family: A Life of Music

I previously posted here several production stills for Matthew Macfadyen's upcoming new film, The Trapp Family: A Life of Music and just yesterday the official German trailer has been released by Concorde Movie Lounge. The trailer looks great especially the cinematography. It looks visually stunning. MM looks great too! Unfortunately, the trailer is dubbed in German. I can't wait to see the U.S. trailer! The German website for this movie is now up with a German Cinema release date slated for November 12th. Lionsgate has acquired its US/Canada and UK distribution rights with a plan for a Christmas 2015 theatrical release.

Watch MM as Captain Georg von Trapp in the TTF:ALOM (with screen captures) below...

Watch: Jena Malone as Johanna Mason in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

A 15 seconds character status update promo video clipfor Jena Malone's Johanna Mason character has been released via The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (Donald Sutherlandas President Snow and Jena Maloneas Johanna Mason co-star) movie's official Instagram and twitter accountsfor director Francis Lawrence's final installment of the THG franchise. In the conclusion, Panem has gone to war, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and President Snow (Donald Sutherland) have come to their final confrontation.

Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Stanley Tucci, Julianne Moore, and Donald Sutherland.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 opens November 20, 2015.

Watch Jena Malone's Johanna Mason's character status update below...

Watch: Matthew Macfadyen in the full trailer for 'The Last Kingdom'

BBC America just released the full trailer for the upcoming8-part drama series The Last Kingdomstarring Matthew Macfadyen. It will premiere on Saturday, October 10th at 10 PM ET/9c. With the full trailer already out and its 2 months away premiere, it's interesting that Matthew's character for this drama is still unknown. Hopefully, we'll find out what character he's playing before the series premiere.

The Last Kingdomis an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of novels “The Saxon Stories”, by award-winning writer Stephen Butchard, and will premiere later this year on BBC AMERICA.

Watch the full trailer for The Last Kingdom featuring MM (with screen captures) below...

Must-See Fall 2015 TV & Films starring Pride & Prejudice actors

Summer 2015 is over (for some and almost over for others)! You know what that means, right? New TV series/returning shows and movies to look forward to this late Summer and Fall from ourfavorite 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 mid to late this month of August through December of 2015 (as well as a few upcoming films to see in 2016!).
Featured P&P (2005) actors:Keira Knightley, Matthew MacfadyenRosamund PikeCarey MulliganJena MaloneKelly Reilly, Rupert Friend, Tamzin Merchant, Tom Hollander, Donald Sutherland,, and
The following P&P '05actors has new films (and returning TV series) to be releasedthis late Summer and Fall 2015...

New Downton Abbey Season 6 Cast Promotional Photo and Stills featuring Penelope Wilton!

Carnival Films and ITV launched the final Season 6 of Downton Abbey( co-star as Isobel Crawley) yesterday with a press launch in London, where journalists were treated to an exclusive screening of the first episode, followed by a series of Q&A’s with Executive Producers Gareth Neame, Julian Fellowes and Liz Trubridge, along with cast members including Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville and Joanne Froggatt. Read the full ITV press release article here. Also, the official Season 6 cast promotional photo (via its official Twitter account here) has been released with some new stills (via Variety) including a character still of Penelope Wilton as Isobel Crawley.

Downton Abbey's final Season 6 premieres on ITV in the UK in the Fall (September 2015) and on PBS Masterpiece in the U.S. on January 3, 2016!

See the newS6 cast promo and still featuring Penelope Wilton below...

Pride & Prejudice Movie Fans Live Tweets on Twitter (Part 6)

Last Saturday (August 8th) night and early Sunday (August 9th) morning, there was another back-to-back (as always) airing of Joe Wright's 2005Pride & Prejudice movie starring Keira Knightley & Matthew Macfadyen on TV, this time on Bravo channel. I'm a day late in posting this here, but better late than never, right? I previously posted part 5, part 4 and part 3. Then, I posted part 2 of this when it aired back-to-back on Bravo and had first posted about this last May 24th, when it aired twice in a row on Oxygen. I guess this will be a series of posts whenever this movie is broadcast on TV (but of course, it depends, If and when I get a chance to see and live tweet it). Saturday night, I watched and actively live tweeted on both airings of the movie because I was home and it started at 9:10 pm and encore followed soon after at 11:50 pm (until 2:30 am Sunday morning...). Yes, I watched and live tweeted randomly until 3 am, haha! I had so much fun with other P&P f…

New stills of Matthew Macfadyen in The Trapp Family: A life of Music!

Several new stills for Matthew Macfadyen's upcoming new film, The Trapp Family: A Life of Music has been released via German Films Quarterly. Matthew as Captain Georg von Trapp, the patriarch of the von Trapp family is featured in some of the new stills (above and below). Lionsgate has acquired its US/Canada and UK distribution rights with a plan for a Christmas 2015 theatrical release.

See MM in several new stills of TTF:ALoM movie below...

Movie Casting News: Rosamund Pike joins Jon Hamm in Political Action Thriller 'High Wire Act'

According to The Hollywood ReporterRosamund Pikehas joined Mad Men's Jon Hamm in the upcoming political action thriller High Wire Act. With the film aiming for a January 2016 start, Rosamund will play a CIA field agent working undercover at the American embassy who’s tasked with keeping the diplomat alive and ensuring the mission is a success.

Read more info. via THR below...

Movie Rumor: Jena Malone's Batman v Superman secret character finally revealed?!

As I previously posted here last year (October 2014), Jena Malonewas rumored to be appearing, possibly in a cameo, for a mystery role inZack Snyder's (director of her Sucker Punch film) Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, and Ben Affleck) film, which will be opening in US Theaters nationwide early next year, March 25th, 2016.

The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Jena was, indeed, in Batman V Superman, but it’s unknown whether she’s playing a female Robin or a different character. Malone has been seen on set last summer, but the visit was originally attributed to visiting her Sucker Punch director Zack Snyder. Then, two weeks later, Jenaposted a photo on her Instagram of her hair newly dyed red, a color similar to Carrie Kelley’s, the female Robin from The Dark Knight Returns.

Now, various rumors and media reports says Jena is playing the following role for BvS (watch the film's Comic-Con trailer below!)...

New posters and stills of Rosamund Pike in Return To Sender

New posters (including one above) and several new stills has been released (via Bloody Disgusting) for the upcoming psychological thriller Return To Sender starring Rosamund Pike, Shiloh FernandezNick Nolte, Rumer WillisCamryn Manheim, Illeana Douglas, and Scout Taylor-Compton. Last May, the trailer has been released and Image Entertainment has acquired the U.S. distribution rights for the film. It is set for a U.S. Theater release and VOD (video on demand) on August 14th!

In Return To SenderRosamund stars as Miranda, a small town nurse who gets attacked during a home invasion by a mysterious stranger (Shiloh Fernandez). Following his arrest, Miranda starts to regularly visit him in jail and build a relationship with her attacker. 

See new poster and images stills of RP in Return To Sender below...


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