First Look: Daniel Radcliffe in ‘Woman in Black’

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Daniel Radcliffe‘s first film gig after the Harry Potter series wrapped is a starring role in Woman in Black, an adaptation of a Susan Hill story that is being produced by the relaunched Hammer Films. The first shot of Radcliffe in costume is now floating around, and you can see it in full after the break. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe and the Woman in Black

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One of the best things about the Harry Potter series of films has been watching Daniel Radcliffe grow into a real actor. With the Potter films all but done, there’s no small amount of interest in what Radcliffe will next do on film. He’s tapped for the version of All Quiet on the Western Front that might shoot in 2012, but before that he’ll take the lead in the 3D Hammer horror film Woman in Black. Read More »

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Variety have the announcement of James Watkins‘ next. The writer-director describes Methuselah as “an adrenalized thriller that has a bit of intelligence and resonance”. Here’s hoping – how many times have we been promised that but, then… well, we get a lot of adrenaline, I won’t question that.

The title refers to the biblical character who lived for a millennium, give or take, before getting drowned in the great flood. In the film’s screenplay, the character is a man who has aged so slowly he’s been around long enough to hone his “incredible set of survival skills” but is still young enough to be typical leading man material. Will he drown at the end? I don’t think so – this smacks of franchise launching.

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