Ben Whishaw News

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 26, 2014

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on the grandest stages in the world. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Sharon Maughan to star in AUTOBAHN at King's Head
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Neil Labute's Autobahn, which opens at the King's Head this month, will star Sharon Maughan, probably most famous for her work in the iconic Nescafe Coffee ads with Anthony Head, as well as for her three year stint on Holby City. (more...)

NewFest, The New York LGBT Film Festival, Announces 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

NewFest, New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival announced the complete feature film lineup for its 26th edition (July 24-29). NewFest is an annual showcase of the best of LGBT cinema, featuring works from renowned filmmakers as well as exciting discoveries. With a lineup of 16 narrative and five documentary features, this year's group of films continues to carry out the festival's mission of supporting diverse film communities and voices from around the world. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Preview - Best New Play
by Sarah Flinton - Apr 11, 2014

Nominees are 1984 (Almeida Theatre), Chimerica (Almeida), Peter and Alice (Noel Coward Theatre), and The Night Alive (Donmar). (more...)

John C. Reilly Joins Cast of Sci-Fi Love Story THE LOBSTER
by Movies News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

John C. Reilly added to already huge cast of The Lobster. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 3/14/2014 - 3/14/2014
by BWW - Mar 09, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 3/14/2014 - 3/14/2014! (more...)

At the Helm! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 09, 2014

Broadway stars might boast the biggest fan-bases, but without their directors, the vehicle driving their talents could easily swerve off the tracks. Keeping the runaway train at bay are season's bold Broadway 'conductors'. Scroll down to learn more about this season's intrepid and imaginative leaders! (more...)

Rachel Weisz & Colin Farrell to Lead THE LOBSTER
by Movies News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

The film is an 'unconventional love story that's set in a dystopian future where finding a partner is a matter of life and death.' Ben Whishaw, Léa Seydoux, Olivia Colman, Ariane Labed and Angeliki Papoulia co-star. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Christoph Waltz Stars in Futuristic Thriller ZERO THEOREM
by Movies News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Below, get a first look at the trailer for director Terry Gilliam's futuristic drama Zero Theorem. (more...)

WHIPLASH, RICH HILL Take Grand Jury Awards at 2014 Sundance Film Festival; All the Winners!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

Sundance Institute has announced the Jury, Audience and other special awards of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival at the feature film Awards Ceremony, hosted by Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally, in Park City, Utah. Video of the ceremony in its entirety is available at www.sundance.org/live. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award Recipients
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Sundance Institute logoPARK CITY, UT — Sundance Institute and Mahindra today announced the winners of the 2014 Sundance Institute |Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award (more...)

Sundance Institute and Mahindra Announce 2014 Global Filmmaking Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Sundance Institute and Mahindra today announced the winners of the 2014 Sundance Institute | Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award, in recognition and support of emerging independent filmmakers from around the world. The winning directors and projects are Hong Khaou, MONSOON from Vietnam/UK; Tobias Lindholm, A WAR from Denmark; Ashlee Page, ARCHIVE from Australia; and Neeraj Ghaywan, FLY AWAY SOLO from India. (more...)

Sundance Institute Presents Films in U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT <=> at 2014 Festival, Beg. Today
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Sundance Institute presents the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, today, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Last Chance To See MOJO, Closes Feb 8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

Ian Rickson's critically acclaimed revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning Mojo will complete its run on 8 February 2014 as previously announced. Earlier this month, Mojo, which has been playing to packed houses at the Harold Pinter Theatre since its opening in October, announced an extension to its West End run due to public demand. (more...)

Ben Whishaw to Portray Freddy Mercury in Upcoming Film Biopic
by Movies News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Whishaw has now officially been cast in the role for the film penned by 'Frost/Nixon/ playwright and screenwriter Peter Morgan who received Academy Award noms for his screenplays of 'Frost/Nixon' and 'The Queen.' (more...)

Dexter Fletcher to Direct Ben Whishaw-Led Freddy Mercury Biopic?
by Movies News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Deadline writes that actor-director Dexter Fletcher will helm GK films and Sony Pictures' upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic. As BWW previously reported, Ben Whishaw is still being eyed to star as the iconic Queen frontman. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Films in U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT <=> for 2014 Festival
by Movies News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

MOJO with Rupert Grint Extends Through 8 Feb, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Ian Rickson's critically acclaimed West End revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning Mojo today announces a further two weeks of performances due to public demand. Mojo, which is playing to packed houses at the Harold Pinter Theatre, will now complete its run on 8 February 2014 with its original cast - Brendan Coyle (Mickey), Rupert Grint (Sweets), Tom Rhys Harries (Silver Johnny), Daniel Mays (Potts), Colin Morgan (Skinny) and Ben Whishaw (Baby). (more...)

Brendan Coyle, Rupert Grint and Company Extend in MOJO in West End
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2013

According to the UK Daily Mail, the full cast of the hit Mojo has extended for two extra weeks, through February 8, 2014. (more...)

Lenny Henry and David Suchet to Kick Off ENCOUNTERS: PERFORMERS ON PERFORMANCE at the Lyric in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

The Daily Mail reports that Fiona Lindsay will host a series of conversations called ENCOUNTERS: PERFORMERS ON PERFORMANCE at the Lyric Theatre, beginning in January 2014. The first two guests will be Lenny Henry (Jan 20) and David Suchet (Feb 24). (more...)

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