restless

Sundance Channel to marathon Emmy nominated TOP OF THE LAKE and RESTLESS

Sundance Channel to marathon Emmy nominated TOP OF THE LAKE and RESTLESS

On the heels of receiving a record 10 Prime Time Emmy® nominations for its miniseries TOP OF THE LAKE and RESTLESS, Sundance Channel is offering viewers an opportunity to enjoy back-to-back episodes of both critically-acclaimed series. The seven-part, TOP OF THE LAKE marathon will air on July 28th from 1pm -8pm ET/PT, and the two-part RESTLESS marathon will begin with the first two-hour installment airing July 31st at 8pm ET/PT, followed immediately by part two beginning at 10:00pm ET/PT.

Sundance Channel Receives Record Primetime Emmy Nominations

Sundance Channel Receives Record Primetime Emmy Nominations

Sundance Channel received a record ten Prime Time Emmy® nominations for its miniseries TOP OF THE LAKE and RESTLESS, including a category nomination for TOP OF THE LAKE for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and acting noms for Elisabeth Moss and Peter Mullan as well as Charlotte Rampling for RESTLESS.

Author William Boyd gets RESTLESS, takes on 007 in new novel

Author William Boyd gets RESTLESS, takes on 007 in new novel

William Boyd just got his license to kill – fresh off working on the critically-acclaimed screen adaptation of his WWII spy novel RESTLESS, the author’s been tapped by Ian Fleming’s estate to pen the next entry in the James Bond franchise. Our congrats to him on reeling in MI6′s master spy.

Now Playing: Get that BARTON FINK feeling and say hello to MOMMIE DEAREST

Now Playing: Get that BARTON FINK feeling and say hello to MOMMIE DEAREST

And… we’re back! The blizzard of independent film known as the 2013 Sundance Film Festival is over, leaving Park City with a host of unexpected yet deserving award winners and yes, a fresh dusting of snow. We can’t wait to bring you some of the films featured at this year’s festival. Until then, you’ll just have to content yourselves with these, many of which appeared at Sundance Film Festivals past.

Charlotte Rampling honored for RESTLESS performance

Charlotte Rampling honored for RESTLESS performance

CHARLOTTE RAMPLING HONORED WITH
SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARD® NOMINATION
FOR HER PEFORMANCE IN THE SUNDANCE CHANNEL ORIGINAL MINISERIES, RESTLESS
New York, December 12, 2012 – Charlotte Rampling was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award® today for her performance in Sundance Channel’s critically-acclaimed original miniseries, RESTLESS (which premiered earlier this month). Rampling received her first SAG nomination in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries. The two-part miniseries (the second installment will air Friday, December 14th at 9 PM et/pt), directed by Edward Hall and penned by celebrated novelist William Boyd based on his novel of the same name, tells the thrilling story of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World War II.

Take the RESTLESS Spy Challenge and win a $1,000 prize pack

Take the RESTLESS Spy Challenge and win a $1,000 prize pack

Embrace your inner spy with the RESTLESS Spy Challenge and you could win a swag bag containing $1,000 worth of items! Each bag includes all you need for your new career in international espionage, from a Minox digital camera to a Cloudveil down patrol jacket, Fossil canvas duffle bag, Restless: A Novel and much more.

Go behind the lens for an inside look at RESTLESS

Go behind the lens for an inside look at RESTLESS


Sneak behind the scenes for a look at what went into the making of our new WWII spy thriller RESTLESS. Author William Boyd, actors Hayley Atwell (Eva Delectorskaya – 1940′s), Charlotte Rampling (Eva Delectorskaya – 1970′s) and Michelle Dockery (Ruth Gilmartin) discuss the challenges of adapting a story that cross-cuts two time periods and a global scope. Is there a particular location that can stand in for much of mid-century Europe? Watch this video for the answer, and get ready for a truly cinematic experience this Friday.

The premiere of RESTLESS is just five days away – tune in on December 7 at 9P for Part 1.

RESTLESS — Gear up for Part 1

RESTLESS — Gear up for Part 1

In Part 1 of Sundance Channel’s original miniseries RESTLESS, premiering on Friday, December 7th at 9P, Ruth Gilmartin (Michelle Dockery) will find out her mother isn’t who she thought she was. But just how did Eva Delectorskaya (Hayley Atwell) become a spy? And what, exactly, does she know that might be putting her life at risk decades after WWII was won? We’re not going to spoil anything for you, but get a sneak peak with these photos from RESTLESS.

How to dress like a 1940s spy

How to dress like a 1940s spy

Recreating the world at the time of WWII in RESTLESS couldn’t have been done without the right character styling. Led by costume designer Charlotte Holdich, who knows a thing or two about pre-war fashion, the team tasked with dressing the cast brought the past to life.

RESTLESS — Meet the characters

RESTLESS — Meet the characters

When it comes to the world of espionage, everyone plays their own cast of characters. That’s what makes watching spy thrillers such an undertaking… you’ve got to keep up with who is who (not to mention who is double-crossing who). So to help you stay on top of all of the intrigue we’ve got in store for Sundance Channel’s original miniseries RESTLESS, we’ve got photos of all of the key players. Commit them to memory… and then burn the originals.

Spy on the action behind the scenes of RESTLESS

Spy on the action behind the scenes of RESTLESS

Can’t wait for the December 7th premiere of Sundance Channel’s original miniseries RESTLESS? Then put on your most intriguing disguise and slip behind the scenes for a look at the cast in action. Need more of stars Michelle Dockery and Hayley Atwell? We snuck the trailer out from behind enemy lines so you can find out what happens when your comfortable life becomes one thread in a chilling, WWII mystery.

Once a spy, always a spy: Sneak a peek at RESTLESS

Once a spy, always a spy: Sneak a peek at RESTLESS

We’re ready to reveal a big secret…it’s the trailer for the Sundance Channel original miniseries RESTLESS. You’ll have to wait until Friday, December 7th at 9P to catch the first installment of our adaptation of the acclaimed William Boyd novel, but this should hold you over. You can also check out dossiers on the RESTLESS cast, including Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and Hayley Atwell (CAPTAIN AMERICA).

Get ready for five great new shows on Sundance Channel

Get ready for five great new shows on Sundance Channel

Sundance Channel is excited to share our 2013/2014 original scripted development slate today. We’ve got five provocative new dramas that put an emphasis on complicated characters and daring approaches to storytelling.

There is a lot of high caliber, award winning talent– many with roots in filmmaking –behind these projects, which include: VALENTINES from producer Robert Redford and writer Olaf Olafsson, BEHIND THE SUN from producers Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci and writer Dylan Gary, THE DESCENDANTS from producer Sarah Condon and writer Aaron Guzikowski, T from producer Ira Glass and writers Dan Futterman and Anya Epstein, and DEATH IN THE MODERN AGE from producers Bob Cooper, JJ Jamieson and Michael Fuchs and writers Josh Shaffer & Eli Kooris.

New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

RESTLESS, Sundance Channel’s riveting original miniseries, will premiere December 7th at 9 pm et/pt with part two premiering on December 14th at 9pm et/pt. Part of the cable network’s upcoming robust scripted programming slate, the two-part co-production is based on the novel penned by celebrated award-winning contemporary British novelist William Boyd and depicts the thrilling story of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World War II. An enthralling story of wartime espionage, love and betrayal, RESTLESS also lifts the lid on one of the last secrets of World War II.

New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

RESTLESS, Sundance Channel’s riveting original miniseries, will premiere December 7th at 9 pm et/pt with part two premiering on December 14th at 9pm et/pt. Part of the cable network’s upcoming robust scripted programming slate, the two-part co-production is based on the novel penned by celebrated award-winning contemporary British novelist William Boyd and depicts the thrilling story of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World War II. An enthralling story of wartime espionage, love and betrayal, RESTLESS also lifts the lid on one of the last secrets of World War II.

RESTLESS: A sexy tale of spies, love and betrayal

RESTLESS: A sexy tale of spies, love and betrayal

Sundance Channel is pleased to announced our newest scripted project: RESTLESS, a two-part original miniseries slated to premiere December 2012 and starring Hayley Atwell (above; CAPTAIN AMERICA), Rufus Sewell (Pillars of the Earth), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), Michael Gambon (Page Eight) and Charlotte Rampling (MELANCHOLIA). Celebrated contemporary British novelist William Boyd penned both the book and the script, which depicts the thrilling story of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World War II.