Anna Friel News

Nancy Carroll, Rufus Sewell and Oliver Chris Form Love Triangle in CLOSER, Playing the Donmar Warehouse from Feb 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Nancy Carroll, Rufus Sewell and Oliver Chris will star in Donmar Warehouse's upcoming production of CLOSER, helmed by David Leveaux. Performances will begin in February 2015. (more...)

THEATRELAND Starring Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart Out on DVD Today
by Pat Cerasaro - May 13, 2014

Internationally renowned stage and screen superstars Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart feature prominently in an extensive new theatre documentary centered on two productions recently staged at famed UK venue Theatre Royal Haymarket via THEATRELAND, set for DVD release today. (more...)

NBC Announces its Fall 2014-15 Schedule; Full Show Descriptions & First Look Videos!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 12, 2014

Coming off a season in which the network catapulted to No. 1 in the 18-49 demo and saw double-digit improvement in many prominent timeslots, NBC has announced a line-up of popular returning series, inventive new comedies, compelling new dramas and season seven of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series 'The Voice.' (more...)

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen in Must-See Theatre Documentary THEATRELAND, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Featuring theatre and film heavyweights-and real-life friends-Sir Patrick Stewart (Star Trek: The Next Generation, X-Men) and Sir Ian McKellen (The Lord of the Rings, X-Men) and offering a compelling look behind the scenes of a West End production of Beckett's influential Waiting for Godot, Theatreland debuts on DVD on May 13, 2014 from Athena, an RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand. Filmed on location at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, a historic London playhouse that dates back to 1720, the program features rare, candid behind-the-scenes footage that follows two productions,Waiting for Godot and Breakfast at Tiffany's, from rehearsals to opening night. Broadcast on public television in October 2010, the documentary is ever more relevant with Stewart and McKellen's recent Broadway performances in Waiting for Godot andNo Man's Land. The DVD 2-Disc set includes eight episodes, plus a 12-page viewer's guide (201 min., $39.99,AcornOnline.com). (more...)

THEATRELAND Starring Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart Set For DVD, 5/13
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 27, 2014

Internationally renown stage and screen superstars Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart feature prominently in an extensive new theatre documentary centered on two productions recently staged at famed UK venue Theatre Royal Haymarket via THEATRELAND, set for DVD release next month. (more...)

Treat Williams to Join Anna Friel & Peter Facinelli in NBC's ODYSSEY
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

ODYSSEY follows three families entangled in a military conspiracy by way of a female solider (Friel), a corporate attorney (Facinelli) and a political activist (Robinson). Adam Armus and Kay Foster (The Following) are set to write the script and produce with Horton, who will direct the pilot. (more...)

Peter Facinelli to Join Anna Friel in NBC's ODYSSEY
by TV News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

According to Deadline, TWILIGHT and NURSE JACKIE star Peter Facinelli has signed on to join PUSHING DAISIES' Anna Friel in NBC' upcoming drama pilot ODYSSEY, from writer/producer Peter Horton. Jake Robinson (The Carrie Diaries) also co-stars. (more...)

Ken McReddie Associates Relaunches as The Artists Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Ken McReddie Associates Ltd, one of UK's leading talent agencies, has re-launched with a new name, The Artists Partnership, reflecting the way that the company has grown and its progressive strategy for representing its clients in the UK and internationally. (more...)

PUSHING DAISIES' Anna Friel Joins NBC's ODYSSEY Pilot
by TV News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Pushing Daisies star Anna Friel has signed on for NBC's drama pilot ODYSSEY, from writer/producer Peter Horton. She will be joined by Jake Robinson (The Carrie Diaries) in the cast. (more...)

Rob Lowe to Star as JFK in Nat Geo's KILLING KENNEDY
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2013

National Geographic Channel (@NatGeoChannel) today announced that Emmy-award winning actor Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) has been cast in the iconic role of President John F. Kennedy in the upcoming two-hour original factual drama KILLING KENNEDY (more...)

Chenoweth & Pace Headed To HANNIBAL?
by Pat Cerasaro - May 02, 2013

In an extensive new interview, Hannibal and PUSHING DAISIES creator Bryan Fuller discusses his desire to re-team with two of his most well-known past collaborators, Broadway/Hollywood crossover stars Kristin Chenoweth and Lee Pace. (more...)

Michael Frayn's NOISES OFF Launches UK Tour, Directed by Lindsay Posner, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

Chris Larkin joins David Bark-Jones, Maureen Beattie, Simon Bubb, Danielle Flett, Geoffrey Freshwater, Neil Pearson, Thomasin Rand and Sasha Waddell in the UK tour of Michael Frayn's multi- award-winning backstage comedy Noises Off, directed by Lindsay Posner. Following its acclaimed run at The Old Vic and then at the Novello Theatre in the West End, Noises Off will tour theatres across the UK and Ireland from tonight, 27 March 2013. New dates have also been confirmed, which include Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre, Cardiff's Wales Millennium Centre, Glasgow King's Theatre and the Wycombe Swan. (more...)

Showtime's THE VATICAN Elects Bruno Ganz as Pope
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

As the world watched the news of the historic appointment of a new Pope, SHOWTIME's THE VATICAN continues to select the members of its 'conclave' as acclaimed actor Bruno Ganz (Downfall) joins the drama pilot as Pope Sixtus VI. (more...)

Kickstarter Campaign in the Works for PUSHING DAISIES?
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

In an interview yesterday with Hitfix.com, 'Veronica Mars' creator Rob Thomas spoke about the record-breaking Kickstarter campaign he began this week in an effort to bring the popular TV series to the big screen. Can Bryan Fuller's PUSHING DAYS be next in line? (more...)

Anna Friel Signs on for Showtime's THE VATICAN
by TV News Desk - Mar 01, 2013

Golden Globe-nominated actress Anna Friel (Pushing Daisies) has been cast as Kayla Duffy, the younger sister of Cardinal Thomas Duffy in THE VATICAN, a provocative contemporary genre thriller about spirituality, power and politics - set against the modern-day political machinations within the Catholic church. (more...)

Casting Announced for UK and Ireland Tour of NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Casting is announced for the UK tour of Michael Frayn's multi-award-winning backstage comedy Noises Off. Following its acclaimed run at The Old Vic and then at the Novello Theatre in the West End, Noises Off will tour theatres across the UK and Ireland from 27 March 2013. (more...)

CRITIC'S CUT: Most Underrated, Overzealously Cancelled TV Shows
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 18, 2013

BWW TV World is thrilled to present our weekly Critic's Cut: slicing the best (and the worst) moments of pop culture into ten little digestible pieces. This week's edition presents the most underrated and overzealously cancelled shows. Check out the top 10 below! (more...)

Chiller Reveals Winter 2013 Programming
by TV News Desk - Jan 04, 2013

Chiller kicks off a new year of scary good programming with the debut of its first original special of 2013, Chiller 13: Most Horrifying Hookups. In addition, this winter the network will feature two new-to-Chiller debuts with R.L. Stine's The Nightmare Room and cult favorite Pushing Daisies, which marks the first re-air of this series since its original run. (more...)

LOVELACE, jOBS, & More Added to 2013 Sundance Film Festival Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Dec 03, 2012

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the out-of-competition Premieres and Documentary Premieres sections of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Save up to 41% on UNCLE VANYA Now Playing at the Vaudeville Theatre!
by Contests - Nov 19, 2012

Vanya (Ken Stott), Yelena (Anna Friel), Astrov (Samuel West) and Sonya (Laura Carmichael) are all in love, with the past, with ideals and with each other. As their universe shifts around them they struggle to keep their emotions at bay in this exquisitely evoked comedy of the trials and tribulations of the human condition. Save up to 41% of tickets to this classic revival! (more...)

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