Andrew Simpson (“Song for a Raggy Boy,” “Perrier’s Bounty,” “Notes on a Scandal”) discusses playing a character that isn’t always likeable and getting emotional while making REBELLION.
Actors Olivier Rabourdin (who was nominated for a Cesar award as best supporting actor for his work in Of Gods and Men) and Kamel Labroudi (who costarred previously with his THE LAST PANTHERS cast mate Tahar Rahim in the Oscar-nominated A Prophet) took some time on-set to discuss their roles in SundanceTV’s new miniseries. THE LAST PANTHERS airs Wednesdays at 10/9c.
REBELLION Producer Catherine Magee discusses why trying to make 2015 look like 1916 made her want to cry at times and the pride she felt shooting at a former Irish prison.
When the HAP AND LEONARD cast isn’t dodging alligators and stray bullets, they deliver some great interviews on everything from playing a Texan to preparing for their roles. Click on the actor’s name to read the full Q&A. James Purefoy (Hap) on shooting the action-packed series: “It felt like we were shooting a six-hour movie.…
Sarah Greene (“Penny Dreadful,” “Burnt,” “The Assets”) discusses why she should wouldn’t be friends with her character, May Lacy.
THE LAST PANTHERS executive producer Peter Carlton discusses journalist Jerome Pierrat’s involvement in the show, the surprising reaction they received when pitching THE LAST PANTHERS, and how they were efficiently able to move 35 cars in Marseille for a shoot.
In Marseille, France, former Pink Panther member Milan Celik (Goran Bogdan) robs a jewelry store with accomplices Borisav and Rajko.
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.