The Lost King movie

Are you ready for a Philomena reunion? Good, because English actor, writer, and comedian Steve Coogan (Philomena) is reuniting with his old Philomena co-writer Jeff Pope to tackle the screenplay for The Lost King, a new drama/comedy from Philomena director Stephen Frears. Will Dame Judi Dench, who actually played the titular Philomena, eventually get involved and make this reunion even more robust? One can only hope.

As for The Lost King, the film is based on the true story of the unlikely discovery of King Richard III’s remains, which were discovered by an amateur sleuth who, after years of research, realized that he was buried under a modern day parking lot. Read More »

Laurel and Hardy Movie

Nowadays, in addition to our entertainment on TV and in movie theaters, people get their comedy from internet videos featuring cats scared of cucumbers or YouTube stars talking directly into the camera who end up getting deals at Netflix. But decades ago, from 1927 to 1950, one of the most reliable sources of laughter were the films of comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. And now part of their story will be told in a new biopic at BBC Films.

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly have been tapped to star in the Laurel and Hardy movie, respectively, in a film that focuses on the later part of their career when their time as the kings of comedy was behind them. Find out more below. Read More »