the staircase limited series

The Staircase, the docuseries about the murder trial of Michael Peterson, is becoming a limited series for HBO Max. At one point it was rumored that Harrison Ford would play Peterson on the show, but it looks like that didn’t pan out. Instead, Colin Firth will play Peterson, a writer who was convicted of the murder of his wife, Kathleen Peterson. Peterson and his lawyers argued that Kathleen’s death was an accident, and that she had died as a result of falling down a staircase in their home.

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New York Will Eat You Alive

Colin Firth will star in New York Will Eat You Alive, an adaptation of the digital comic Zombie BrotherTodd Strauss-Schulson, director of the excellent horror-comedy The Final Girls, is helming the film, which is about a group of New Yorkers trying to survive a monster apocalypse. Alex Rubens (Keanu), Dan Gregor (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), and Doug Mand (Dolittle) all had a hand in the script. Channing Tatum is producing.

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Supernova Trailer

When you choose to spend the rest of your life with someone, that includes the more heartbreaking parts of aging into your twilight years. In the case of Sam and Tusker (Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci), a couple who has been together for 20 years, that means facing the heartbreaking deterioration of one of their minds due to the symptoms of dementia. See how they struggle to hold onto their love in the trailer for the new drama Supernova. Read More »

The Secret Garden trailer

David Heyman, the producer of the Harry Potter and Paddington movies, is ushering another literary classic to the big screen with The Secret Garden, the fourth cinematic adaptation of author Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1911 novel. Check out the colorful, magical new trailer below. Read More »

The Secret Garden Trailer

The Secret Garden is a literary classic that children have been reading for over a century. The tale follows an orphaned girl left to live with her uncle in England after the tragic death of her British parents in their home country of India. The dreary setting nearly breaks her spirit until she uncovers a magical secret garden that blooms with bright colors and gives her some semblance of hope. The classic tale is being updated in a new film adaptation from the producers of Paddington and Harry Potter, and the trailer shows how today’s visual effects brings the magic to life. Read More »

1917 trailer

After two globe-trotting movies with a certain suave spy, Skyfall director Sam Mendes is making his return to the period piece with 1917. A war drama that follows two soldiers in a single day at the height of World War I, 1917 has a stacked cast full of every British actor in existence, including  Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, and Hot Priest himself, Andrew Scott. Watch the 1917 trailer below.

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1917 cast

Make way for British Men: The Movie. No, that’s not actually the name of this new movie, but it may as well be judging by the sheer amount of pale white skin and sharp cheekbones that its cast shares. The film is Sam Mendes‘ latest effort, a World War I drama titled 1917, which takes place on a single day at the height of the Great War. The 1917 cast has just added British heartthrobs young and old to its numbers, including Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Richard Madden.

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the mercy trailer new

In The Mercy, Colin Firth plays real-life figure Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor who decided to sail around the globe without stopping. Meanwhile, Donald’s wife (played by Rachel Weisz), gets to wait at home, worrying and comforting their children. The Mercy has already opened in the UK, and now it’s sailing to U.S. shores.

But there’s a catch – it will open in limited release in November, and only play nationwide in U.S. theaters for one night. Watch The Mercy trailer below, and then learn the details about the release dates.

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mamma mia! here we go again trailer

Somehow, Meryl Streep has become the Hawkeye of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. The final trailer for the ABBA-infused musical has arrived, and the whole gang is here…except Meryl Streep, who only makes a super-quick appearance before transforming into Lily James. Watch the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again trailer.

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the secret garden remake

The Secret Garden will bloom once again. The Secret Garden remake is in the works, with Marc Munden (Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams) helming the “fantastical reimagining” of Frances Hodgson Burnett‘s classic children’s novel. And it already has the perfect, quintessentially British cast led by Colin Firth and Julie Walters.

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