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Helena Bonham Carter and Jason Watkins Join The Crown For Season Three!

The Crown: Season Three – Jason Watkins – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

Helena Bonham Carter and Jason Watkins have joined the cast of Netflix’s The Crown for season three.

Carter will HRH Princess Margaret and Watkins will play Harold Wilson.

The Crown returns in 2019.

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Suffragette Teaser Released To Get Out The Vote In The UK!

Suffragette

A teaser for Suffragette – the story of the fight for women’s voting rights – has been created to help stress the importance of voting in the May 7th General Election in the UK.

Suffragette will be in theaters on October 23rd. Check out the teaser following the jump.

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Tweaks Make Cinderella Better Than The Original Toon!

Cinderella at the Ball

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.

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Romantic Trailer: Disney’s Cinderella

Cinderella Payoff Poster

There’s a sweepingly romantic new trailer for Disney’s Cinderella – and judging from I’ve seen, Cinderella is not in need of rescuing so much as in just getting out of the house! Check it out after the jump.

Cinderella opens on March 13th.

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Behind The Scenes: The Cinderella Legacy!

Cinderella at the Ball

Walt Disney’s animated classic Cinderella is one of the most loved movies of all time, so making a live-action version of the version has to be considered something of a risk – even if Disney’s Maleficent and Into The Woods turned out to be hits.

There’s an  intriguing featurette available that looks at the legacy of the animated Cinderella and how it affected making the live-action film. Check it out after the jump.

Walt Disney’s Cinderella will be in theaters on March 13th.

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Romantic Trailer: Cinderella!

Cinderella at the Ball

The trailer for Disney’ live-action Cinderella – directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Lily James and Cate Blanchett – has been released and it looks gorgeous!

Check it out after the jump. Cinderella opens on March 13, 2015.

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Disney’s Alice Sequel Gets Underway!

ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass has gotten underway with an all-star cast (Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhys Ifans) under the direction of James Bobin (The Muppets, The Muppets Most Wanted).

This time, the journey to Underland is also a trip back in time. Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass will take us back down the rabbit hole on May 27, 2016. For more details, follow the jump.

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Liz & Dick Come To America: BBC America Premieres Burton and Taylor In October!

Burton and Taylor

Quite possibly the most glamorous, tempestuous relationship in film history was that of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. In Burton and Taylor, Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter portray the legendary stars as they reunite for the 1983 stage revival of Noel Coward’s play, Private Lives – about a divorced couple who unexpectedly reunite while honeymooning with their respective spouses – and discover that performing it puts their personal lives in front of a live audience every night.

Burton and Taylor premieres on BBC America on October 16 at 9/8C. For the full press release, follow the jump.

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Sweeney Todd Is [Pardon The Expression] Bloody Good Fun!

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No one thought that making a movie adaptation os Sweeney Todd was a good idea, though they certainly tried for a long time. Finally, the legendary Sondheim play came [or fell] into the hands of the one director who could take its stylishly macabre tale and do it justice. With playwright Stephen Sondheim performing surgery to cut the three hour play to two hours for the film [and having casting approval] the big question was whether the dynamic team of Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter could make movie magic with the property. In short, they could and have and we are the beneficiaries of their twisted labors!

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