Janet McTeer Joins CBS’ ‘Battle Creek’

By | Monday February 24, 2014 @ 12:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Janet McTeer is set to co-star oppositemcteer1 Kal Penn in Battle Creek, CBS’ high-profile CBS series from Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and House creator David Shore. The project, from Sony TV and CBS Studios, centers on a detective … Read More »

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Stephen Rea, Janet McTeer Among Cast Additions To Mini ‘The Honourable Woman’

By | Monday July 29, 2013 @ 7:10am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Sundance Channel has assembled the international cast of its eight-part miniseries The Honourable Woman starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and directed by Hugo Blick. Joining Gyllenhaal is Stephen Rea (The Shadow Line) as Hugh Hayden-Hoyle — a top MI6 spy on the verge of retirement, digging deep into the family of Nessa Stein (Gyllenhaal). His bitter ex-wife Anjelica is played by Lindsay Duncan (The Hollow Crown). Janet McTeer (Damages) plays the Head of MI6 Julia Walsh, who has a personal hold over Hayden-Hoyle (Rea). Read More »

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OSCARS: Janet McTeer – ‘Albert Nobbs’

By | Saturday February 18, 2012 @ 3:15pm PST

On the morning of Oscar nominations, most actors wait nervously to hear their own name announced. But Janet McTeer, Best Supporting Actress nominee for Albert Nobbs, was hoping to hear another name first: Glenn Close, who stars as Nobbs and has spent 30 years trying to bring this unusual tale to the big screen. The British actress got her wish: Close was nominated for best actress, so the two can enjoy the moment together. She spoke with AwardsLine contributor Diane Haithman.

AWARDSLINE: You are also in the cast of Glenn Close’s FX series Damages. You must have breathed a sigh of relief when both of you made the cut for the Oscars.
McTEER: If she hadn’t been nominated I would have cut my wrists. Oh, yeah. That would have been horrible. I wouldn’t have wanted it either. I was watching the announcements on the sofa in the green room at the Today show, and I was just sort of holding my breath to see whether Glenn was nominated, and she was. Then I was very excited. Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘The Woman In Black’

By | Wednesday October 19, 2011 @ 11:39pm PDT

Harry Potter not creepy enough? In this thriller based on a novel by Susan Hill adapted by Jane Goldman (among the credited scribes on Kick-Ass, The Debt and X-Men: First Class) Daniel Radcliffe plays a solicitor who treks to an isolated village to settle a deceased client’s affairs. Bad things … Read More »

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Hot Teaser Trailer: ‘The Woman In Black’

CBS Films’ The Woman In Black, starring Daniel Radcliffe as a lawyer who travels to a remote English village and discovers that the ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals, opens Feb. 3. James Watkins directed a script by X-Men: First Class scribe Jane Goldman. Ciaran Hinds and … Read More »

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CBS Films Acquires Daniel Radcliffe-Starrer ‘The Woman In Black’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: CBS Films has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to The Woman in Black, the gothic horror thriller that stars Harry Potter‘s Daniel Radcliffe, Ciaran Hinds, Janet McTeer and Shaun Dooley. I’m still pulling together the facts on this one, but I’m told that CBS Films moved aggressively to beat out bidders that included Summit Entertainment, The Weinstein Company and Relativity Media.

It becomes the third acquisition deal for the increasingly aggressive CBS Films, following The Mechanic and Gambit, the Michael Hoffman-directed film that began production today with Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz starring.

Radcliffe plays a young lawyer who travels to a remote village, where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman who is terrifying the locals. James Watkins directed a script by X-Men: First Class scribe Jane Goldman. The film is based on a 1983 novel by Susan Hill that was previously turned into a hit stage play and 1989 miniseries.
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Several Actors Board Broadcast Pilots

Nellie Andreeva

ABC’s comedy comedy pilot has found the leads for its comedy pilot My Freakin’ Family: Ellen Woglom and Ravi Patel. Christopher Rich also has been cast in the project, which … Read More »

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Ciarán Hinds And Janet McTeer Round Out Cast On ‘The Woman In Black’

By | Wednesday September 8, 2010 @ 4:44am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Hinds will play the local landowner who counsels Daniel Radcliffe as he investigates this Victorian mystery. Radcliffe and Hinds have just worked together on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, with Hinds playing Prof Dumbledore’s brother. McTeer will play Hinds’ on-screen wife, Mrs Daily. Based on the modern classic novel, The Woman In Black has been adapted by Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass), and will be directed by James Watkins (Eden Lake). Shooting begins September 23. Exclusive Media Group – parent company of producer Hammer Films – is co-financing with Canadian Read More »

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