Starz and BBC are partnering to co-produce a four-hour adaptation of E.M. Forster’s classic novel Howard’s End from Manchester By The Sea writer/director Kenneth Lonergan. Lonergan will script the adaptation which will be directed by Hettie Macdonald (Fortitude, Doctor Who).
Haley Atwell, Matthew Macfayden and Tracey Ullman have joined the cast.
In Conviction, a former president’s daughter is blackmailed into heading up a team to look into possible wrongful convictions by an ambitious DA. The team’s first case is a young black man who was convicted of killing his girlfriend eight years before.
Quick note: Cinderella is amazing in IMAX! Everything about its presentation – incredible sets, mind-blowing (and appropriate) effects and stunning costumes on appealing characters – is just gobsmackingly perfect in IMAX.
Then there’s the actual movie – a live action take on Disney’s animated classic, Cinderella, that improves on the story and is told with wit, class and panache.
Marvel’s Agent Carter (Tuesdays, 8/7C) provided ABC with a ratings increase that led to the network scheduling an encore broadcast of its two-hour premiere. In the next episode, Time & Tide, a crucial piece of evidence discovered in the final seconds of the premiere will lead to a confrontation between SSR agents and Howard Stark’s butler, Edwin Jarvis – and Agent Carter.
For a sneak peek (just to ratchet up the tension a bit), check out a new teaser clip after the jump.
Tonight, during the two-hour premiere of Agent Carter (ABC, Tuesdays, 8/7C) – a pretty spiffy show to be sure – the full-size teaser of Ant-Man got its national premiere. It actually looked to be quite interesting.
If you missed it, check it out following the jump. Ant-Man opens on July 17th.
Marvel’s Agent Carter is getting a double-sized premiere. When the ABC bridge between the Fall and Winter runs of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premieres on Tuesday, January 6 (8/7C), it will be with back-to-back episodes leading into a new episode of Forever.
While Captain America crashed in Captain America: First Avenger – to reappear decades later – life went on for those whom he’d left behind. In particular, Peggy Carter carried on to help the forerunner of S.H.I.E.L.D. get established. When Iron Man 3 comes to home video (HD Digital and HD Digital 3D on September 3; 3D BD, BD, DVD, Digital Copy, On Demand: September 24, 2013), Agent Carter, once again played by Hayley Atwell, will be the subject of the accompanying Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter.
For more details follow the jump for the official press release.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: if Thor was Marvel’s Superman: The Movie, then Captain America: The First Avenger is its Raiders of the Lost Ark! And if the movie was splendid in 3D, it doesn’t lose much – if anything – in translation to 2D.