BBC America’s ‘Burton And Taylor’ To Premiere October 16

By | Wednesday August 28, 2013 @ 3:11pm PDT

Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter star as Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in the biopic, which will premiere on BBC America on Wednesday, October 16 at 9 PM as part of the network’s Dramaville … Read More »

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Hot Teaser: ‘Burton & Taylor’

Helena Bonham Carter is Elizabeth Taylor and Dominic West is her Richard Burton in BBC America‘s fall biopic Burton and Taylor. (Not to be confused with Liz & Dick, this year’s Lindsay Lohan-Grant Bowler telefilm take on the famed Hollywood couple.) Pic … Read More »

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First Look Photo: BBC America’s ‘Burton And Taylor’

By | Tuesday June 4, 2013 @ 5:02pm PDT

Move over Lindsay Lohan, there’s a new Elizabeth Taylor in town. BBC America today released the first pic of Helena Bonham Carter as the Oscar-winning actress alongside two-time husband Richard Burton as played by Dominic West. Unlike last year’s Lifetime biopic Liz & Dick, where … Read More »

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Dominic West To Star In Showtime Pilot ‘The Affair’

By | Monday June 3, 2013 @ 8:30am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

After lengthy negotiations, Dominic West (The Wire, The Hour) has been tapped as the male lead in Showtime‘s drama pilot The Affair. From playwright and writer/producer Sarah Treem and co-creator Hagai Levi, The Affair is an … Read More »

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Dominic West & Helena Bonham Carter To Play ‘Burton & Taylor’

The BBC has ordered a one-off movie to star Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter as legendary, volatile ex-lovers Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. Burton & Read More »

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Serial Killer Drama Tops BAFTA TV Awards

By | Sunday May 27, 2012 @ 3:03pm PDT

Dominic West, Emily Watson and Monica Dolan won acting awards at the TV BAFTAs today for their roles in Appropriate Adult, a miniseries about Britain’s controversial investigation of serial killer Fred West and his wife Rosemary. Dominic West played Fred, Watson portrayed a social worker in the case and Dolan played Rosemary — beating Dame Maggie Smith who was nominated for Downton Abbey. Andrew Scott was voted best supporting actor for Sherlock, in which he plays the arch-nemesis Moriarty to Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes. Cumberbash was nominated for best actor but lost to Dominic West. But Appropriate Adult lost to another miniseries, This Is England ’88.

Complete list of winners:

LEADING ACTOR — Dominic West, Appropriate Adult - ITV1

LEADING ACTRESS — Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult - ITV1

SUPPORTING ACTOR — Andrew Scott, Sherlock - BBC One

SUPPORTING ACTRESS — Monica Dolan, Appropriate Adult - ITV1
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Hot Trailer: ‘Johnny English Reborn’

Mike Fleming

Universal Pictures and Working Title are out with a new trailer for Johnny English Reborn, the fumbling spy character played by Rowan Atkinson. Rosamund Pike and Dominic West also star. The film will be released Oct. 28. Why’s the studio making another installment of this franchise? Though Atkinson’s little known … Read More »

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Sundance Channel Picks Up British Serial Killer Miniseries ‘Appropriate Adult’

By | Thursday July 21, 2011 @ 8:20am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

In a model similar to the one it used for its first scripted project, miniseries Carlos, which just earned 2 Emmy nominations, Sundance Channel has picked up another mini, ITV’s Appropriate Adult. Based on true events, Appropriate Adult tells the … Read More »

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BBC America To Co-Produce BBC Period Drama ‘The Hour’

By | Thursday March 24, 2011 @ 7:12am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

BBC America has come on board to co-produce the new six-part drama series The Hour, announced in November by BBC Two. The series, which will premiere in the summer on BBC America, was  created and written by BAFTA-winning Abi Morgan (White Girl). It is a spy thriller set behind the scenes … Read More »

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