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Are we in the middle of a Charles Dickens renaissance? (A Dickenssance?) The Man Who Invented Christmas – a movie about the creation of Dickens’ classic novel A Christmas Carol – is in theaters now, a David Copperfield movie adaptation is in the works, and now a new batch of Dickens adaptations is coming to the small screen courtesy of actor/producer Tom Hardy and his frequent collaborator Steven Knight, the writer/director of the Hardy vehicle Locke and creator of shows like Peaky Blinders.

Are you ready for a new version of A Christmas Carol?
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo sequel

The stars of David Fincher‘s The Girl with the Dragon TattooRooney Mara and Daniel Craig, are not returning for the sequel. Sony is moving forward with director Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breathe) and a new cast. Alvarez’s adaptation of David Lagercran’s The Girl in the Spider’s Web opens in theaters October 5, 2018.

Below, learn more about The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo sequel/reboot.

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‘Taboo’ Season 2 Ordered By BBC and FX

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James Delaney (Tom Hardy) is a man you’d want to stay far, far way from. He knows he’s vile and isn’t right in the head, but sometimes he’s a loon that makes more sense than a viewer would expect. Delaney is a tough, violent, and nasty man, but sometimes no nastier than the world he wakes up to every day. In Taboo season 2, which has been officially announced he’ll bring his compelling madness to a new world.

Below, learn more about Taboo season two.

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‘Taboo’ Trailer: Tom Hardy Has Indeed Sinned

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If there was one thing that the big screen needed more of this year, it was Tom Hardy. The actor was all over the place in 2015 with Child 44, London Road, Legend, The Revenant and of course, Mad Max: Fury Road. The only way to get your fix of a new Tom Hardy performance this past year was in the third season of BBC series Peaky Blinders, available on Netflix right now, and one of his projects in 2017 has him reteaming with series creator Steven Knight.

Taboo is coming to FX in January and it features Tom Hardy getting down and dirty back in 1814. Hardy plays James Keziah Delaney, a man who has changed drastically from who he used to be after spending enough time in Africa for those from his hometown in London to presume that he’s dead. Now he’s back, and he’s quite the force to be reckoned with.

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Taboo Trailers

Tom Hardy has already returned to television with his acclaimed turn on the series Peaky Blinders, and now he has yet another promising series on the way in 2017.

Taboo is a new series on FX that has Tom Hardy playing James Keziah Delaney, a man who was thought to be dead who returns home to take over what his left of his father’s shipping empire. But there is betrayal, deception, and danger waiting for him in this gritty series set in 1814.

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Steven Knight Interview

Screenwriter Steven Knight‘s latest film, Allied, has shootouts, impeccable costumes, exotic locations, and two appealing movie stars, but there’s a fine conflict to go along with all the eye candy. Over 30 years ago, Knight was inspired to one day write about a Canadian intelligence officer (Brad Pitt) who learns his wife, a former French Resistance fighter (Marion Cotillard), might be a spy for the Germans.

Allied is based on a true story Knight was told in his 20s, but his version of the story plays out differently. Knight took the premise he heard, ran with it, and turned it into the movie we see today. His script ended up in the hands of director Robert Zemeckis, who crafted some top-notch sequences in the film we recently asked Knight about.

The screenwriter behind Eastern PromisesDirty Pretty ThingsPeaky Blinders, and next year’s Taboo took the time to discuss setting up challenges for himself, directing, rules, and some of Allied‘s standout scenes.

Below, read our Steven Knight interview.

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Taboo marks another collaboration between Steven Knight and actor Tom Hardy. The BBC and FX series follows up their work together on Peaky Blinders season two and Knight’s spellbinding second feature, Locke. The dark and atmospheric trailer for their series made it look unlike any show coming out. In Knight’s opinion, there hasn’t ever been a show quite like it.

Below, Steven Knight discusses the  Taboo TV series.

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taboo teaser trailer

Tom Hardy and Steven Knight are inseparable these days. The actor starred in Knight’s fantastic drama Locke and co-starred in the Knight-created series Peaky Blinders, and now the two of them are working on a new miniseries for BBC One and FX. Hardy stars in Knight’s Ridley Scott-produced drama Taboo, which takes place in 1814. We’ve already seen a trailer for the miniseries, but FX is starting to air promos for it.

Below, watch the Taboo TV spot.

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WWII Film Release Date

Robert Zemeckis is coming off of one of the rare bombs in his career. The Walk, which cost a reported $35 million, has made under $40 million worldwide. The director of Back to the FutureForrest GumpCast Away, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? hasn’t made too many financial duds in his career, but The Walk is now amongst them. Zemeckis is quickly moving forward, though, as his next project, a WWII romantic thriller, begins principal photography soon for release in 2016.

Learn more about the project after the jump.

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World War Z 2 writer

After a first draft of the script for World War Z 2 was completed back in August by Locke writer and director Steven Knight, the sequel is continuing to move forward with a new writer taking a crack at the next draft.

Dennis Kelly, the creator of the British television series Utopia, will write the new draft of the follow-up to the Paramount Pictures adaptation of Max Brooks‘ novel that hit theaters in 2013. And while the project is staying on track to hit theaters in the summer of 2017, there was almost a hiccup with keeping the director on the project. Read More »