The global television event will launch in the United States on SundanceTV on Wed., June 1 at 10/9c, and in Australia on ABC and ABC iview on Thu., June 2 at 9.30pm.
As we approach the 100th anniversary of Ireland’s Easter Rising, brush up on that historic week with Colin Teevan’s non-fiction and fiction book recommendations.
THE LAST PANTHERS co-creator Jérôme Pierrat discusses where the idea for the miniseries originated, his fascination with the real-life Pink Panthers, and why he wants to understand the “bad guys.”
Brian Gleeson (“Stonemouth,” “Darkness on the Edge of Town,” “Snow White and the Huntsman”) discusses playing a man ahead of his time and the complicated relationship his character Jimmy has with his brother Arthur (Barry Ward).
Charlie Murphy (“Love/Hate,” “The Village,” “Philomena”) discusses the duty she felt she had as an Irish person being a part of this historic series.
Production has commenced on the fourth and final season of SundanceTV’s original drama series RECTIFY today, Mon., Apr. 11 in Griffin, GA.
Although he plays a cop in THE LAST PANTHERS, Tahar Rahim first made his name on the other side of the law. Here are his five key big screen performances to date.
HAP AND LEONARD‘s first season has come to an end! If you’re not caught up, you can watch it online now at sundance.tv. Meanwhile, critics rave abut the conclusion and discuss the finale of “one of the most entertaining new shows to debut” this year with Michael K. Williams.
THE LAST PANTHERS co-creator and writer, Jack Thorne, discusses the story’s connection to the Pink Panthers, traveling around Europe with co-creator Jérôme Pierrat and what it took to write THE LAST PANTHERS in three different languages.
Actor Paul Reid (“The Clinic,” “Love Is The Drug”) read poetry from World War I to prepare for his role!
Best friends Hap Collins (James Purefoy) and Leonard Pine (Michael Kenneth Williams) find themselves even harder up for cash than usual after getting laid off from their jobs as rose-field pickers.
Hap (James Purefoy) looks through the wreckage of Leonard’s (Michael Kenneth Williams) house and commiserates with one of Leonard’s dogs, saying he misses Leonard too.
Actor Tom Turner (“Man Down,” “Pat & Cabbage,” “Hotel Babylon”) discusses his very personal connection to the events surrounding Easter Rising.
Guess who else shows up as a guest star in multiple episode of LAW & ORDER?
If you haven’t checked out the noir paperback portraits of each of the characters, the time has come.
The Rising itself, after all, was a rebellion of the young radicals against the old conservatives of the British administration and the Redmondite Nationalists, so it is also fitting that Ireland’s young stars are given center stage.
Perdita Weeks (“The Invisible Woman,” “Prowl”) discusses the challenges of playing an unlikeable character and the difficulties of working with so much hair.
This week, The A.V. Club is crazy about last night’s “kickass dime-store page-turner” of an episode, “War”. Don’t miss the season finale this Wednesday at 10/9c on SundanceTV.
THE LAST PANTHERS star, Goran Bogdan discusses his personal experiences with the Pink Panthers working with John Hurt and Samantha Morton.
In a flashback, a young Hap attends an amateur minstrel show with his father before coming across the stranded black motorist stuck in the rain (shown in a previous flashback). Hap’s father reluctantly gets out to help get the other man’s car running. A passing driver swerves dangerously toward the side of the road while…
Actor Michael Ford-Fitzgerald (“Property of the State,” “Leap Year,” “Five Day Shelter,” “Belonging to Laura,” “The Tiger’s Tail”) discusses what it’s like playing a “bad boy” in REBELLION.
Actress Sophie Robinson (“Taking the Boat,” “Fifteen,” “Pick Your Own”) discusses the “responsibility to do the character justice.”
Barry Ward (“Family,” “Jimmy Hall,” “Pursuit”) discusses playing a man who must “question everything he thought to be true.”
HAP AND LEONARD is back! If you’re not caught up, you can watch the series’ first three episodes online now at sundance.tv. The season’s fifth and penultimate episode airs this Wednesday at 10/9c. This week, The A.V. Club and Collider celebrate the unique series’ run so far.
As the first season of SundanceTV’s hit series HAP AND LEONARD comes to an end, fans can further explore the creative mind of Joe R. Lansdale with short films based on his work. The Joe R. Lansdale Short Film Festival will include three short films based on stories by one of the greatest contemporary writers of today and can be found on Shorts at Sundance.TV.