Sky’s Robert Weide Comedy ‘Mr. Sloane’ Adds Olivia Colman, Ophelia Lovibond, More

By | Friday April 12, 2013 @ 3:26am PDT

Sky Atlantic HD‘s six-episode comedy series from writer/director Robert B. Weide (Curb Your Enthusiasm), has added five cast members to join Nick Frost who’s playing the titular Mr. Sloane. Olivia Colman (Broadchurch, Hyde Park On Hudson), Ophelia Lovibond (Mr. Popper’s Penguins), Peter Serafinowicz (The Muppets… Again!) and Lawry Lewin (Horrible Histories) have boarded the bittersweet 1960s-set romantic comedy that centers on Frost’s buttoned-down man in crisis. Shooting is underway in London for a 2014 airdate. Sky Atlantic has been pushing deeper into original series, recently partnersing with Starz on drama Fortitude, with Canal Plus on The Tunnel and with BBC America on biopic Fleming. Read More »

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HAMMOND: Will A PBS Documentary Help Put Woody Allen In The Forefront Of The Oscar Race Again?

By | Wednesday November 16, 2011 @ 1:50pm PST
Pete Hammond

Can a PBS documentary actually have a major impact on this year’s Oscar race?

That’s the question I asked writer-director-producer Robert Weide, whose two-part American Masters portrait of Woody Allen begins airing on PBS stations November 20-21. Of course this is perfect timingRead More »

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AFM: Woody Allen Doc Foreign Rights

By | Wednesday November 2, 2011 @ 11:50pm PDT

Submarine Entertainment and HanWay Films are promoting Robert B. Weide’s Woody Allen: A Documentary to international buyers at the American Film Market this week in Santa Monica. Various North American rights have Read More »

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Toronto: Woody Allen Documentary Sneaks

By | Sunday September 11, 2011 @ 4:52pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Woody Allen isn’t here at Toronto, but a documentary about him will screen here. An invite has gone out for buyers to take in a “sneak peek screening” of an unfinished version of the documentary about Allen’s creative process that … Read More »

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