Posted on 05 January 2012   UK

First Behind The Scenes Look at Chiwetel Ejiofor in BBC’s “Dancing On The Edge” (Photo)

Here’s a first look image from the set of BBC’s latest race film “Dancing On The Edge,” starring Chiwetel Ejiofor (Salt, The Shadow Line) and Wunmi Mosaku (I Am Slave) as black musicians in 1930s London. The official show synopsis reads: Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Stephen Poliakoff (The Lost Prince, Shooting The Past), the five-part series follows the... Read More »
Posted on 30 November 2011   UK

Noel Clarke Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of East London (Video)

Multiple award-winning actor, director and screenwriter Noel Clarke, was conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Arts at the University of East London’s graduation ceremony in London’s O2. Born in west London in 1975, Noel grew up with a burning ambition to write and act, which led him to leave the University of North London before he had graduated, but... Read More »
Posted on 28 November 2011   TV, UK

Behind The Scenes: Christine Adams on set of ‘Terra Nova’ (Photo)

(Photo: David Strick) Christine Adams has fun with her daughter in the make-up trailer on set of Fox’s “Terra Nova” in Queensland, Australia. The British actress appears in front of a wall full of headshots of the diverse cast. RELATED ARTICLES: Meet ‘Terra Nova’ Star Christine Adams Black Stars of Television (Fall 2011-12 Season) Read More »
Posted on 22 November 2011   TV, UK

Chiwetel Ejiofor joins BBC drama ‘Dancing On The Edge’

Chiwetel Ejiofor has been cast in the forthcoming Stephen Poliakoff drama series “Dancing on the Edge,” which is scheduled to air next year on BBC Two. The series, set in the 1930s, will follow a black jazz band in London. According to BBC, filming has already begun in London and Birmingham. The actor was seen recently on BBC series “The... Read More »
Posted on 14 November 2011   UK

Sophie Okonedo To Star in West End Production of ‘Haunted Child,’ (Running 2 Dec – 14 Jan)

Oscar nominated actress Sophie Okonedo (“Hotel Rwanda”) has been cast in Joe Penhall’s play Haunted Child. Okonedo will play Julie, a mother driven crazy by her child waking up at night after he claims to hear phantom noises, and see ghostly figures prowling around the house. The official synopsis reads: “A mother is driven half-mad when her young son... Read More »
Posted on 07 November 2011   UK

Noel Clarke, Ashley Walters Writing A British Version of ‘Bad Boys’

British actors Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters are working on a script they say will be like a British version of the ‘Bad Boys’ film franchise, centering on the life of two drug cops in the Metropolitan Police Service. “We’re playing cops, we’re trying to make police glamorous over here, trying to give an advert to the Met. We... Read More »
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