Austin Butler recalls preparing for Elvis biopic SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info In today’s Oscar nominations, the Elvis Presley movie has received eight nods, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Austin Butler. Stars who play famous dead people are usually the favourite to win such gongs, although the 31-year-old has tough competition against The Whale star Brendan Fraser who won the Critics’ Choice Award. Nevertheless, the Elvis star did pick up the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama, which was witnessed by The King’s daughter Lisa Marie Presley just two days before her sudden death of a cardiac arrest at 54. Related articles Elvis – Priscilla Presley breaks silence after Lisa Marie funeral … [Read more...] about Lisa Marie Presley’s tears over Austin Butler as Elvis ‘He must win the Oscar!’
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IT'S FAIR to say that Brenda Blethyn is a national treasure thanks to her incredible career on the stage and screen The popular actress has enjoyed a long and varied career, but once held a VERY different job. Who is Brenda Blethyn? Brenda Anne Blethyn, OBE was born on February 20, 1946 in Ramsgate, Kent . She is an English actress, who has worked in theatre, television, and film. Brenda originally trained at a technical college, and worked as a stenographer and bookkeeper for a bank. In the 70s, she turned her hobby of amateur dramatics into a professional career and, after studying at the Guildford School of Acting, she went onto the London stage in 1976, performing several seasons at the Royal National Theatre. Read more on Brenda Blethyn family cameo Vera fans distracted by nod to Brenda Blethyn's 'real family' in series finale goodbye! Vera star Brenda Blethyn reveals ‘heartbreak’ at beloved co-star’s exit from … [Read more...] about Who is Vera actress Brenda Blethyn and is she married?
Click here to read the full article. Filmmaker Kenneth Karlstadt has conjured a chaotic coming of age story, “Kids In Crime,” for Norway’s TV2. The writer-director grew the project out from his well received short, “The Hunger,” into eight short episodes. It’s a format hoped to attract younger audiences aged 16-22, who are surrounded by many alternative forms of entertainment through social media, games, and streamers. It is unclear how well this strategy worked, but the show proved to be one of 2022’s most successful shows for TV2, according to Brede Havland, producer for Einar Film Drama. It has also been nominated for the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize 2023 . More from Variety Oscar Nominee Selma Vilhunen Puts Open Relationship at the Heart of 'Four Little Adults,' First Clip Debuts (EXCLUSIVE) Göteborg TV Confab Spotlights 42 Series, Best Practices to Safeguard Nordic Drama Dynamic Television Swoops on NRK's Dramedy 'Dates in Real Life' (EXCLUSIVE) … [Read more...] about ‘The Hunger’s’ Kenneth Karlstadt on His Restless New Series ‘Kids In Crime’
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 9 “A Thousand and One,” a drama about an impoverished single mother and her son in New York City, won the Sundance Film Festival’s grand jury prize in the U.S. dramatic competition, while “Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project” was awarded the top prize in the U.S. documentary category. This year’s winners were announced at an awards ceremony Friday afternoon in Park City, Utah, which included an audience prize for the documentary “ 20 Days in Mariupol.” Writer Jeremy O. Harris, filmmaker Eliza Hittman and actor Marlee Matlin judged the U.S. dramatic competition. Harris, through tears, said he asked to give the grand jury prize to “A Thousand and One” and writer-director A.V. Rockwell himself. “Never have I seen a life so similar to my own rendered with such nuance and tenderness” Harris said. “This film reached into my gut and pulled from it … [Read more...] about ‘A Thousand and One’ wins Sundance grand jury prize