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Movie News: Matthew Macfadyen cast in Ridley Scott's film 'Robin Hood'

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According to Matthew Macfadyen News, Matthew Macfadyen has been cast in the Ridley Scott film"Robin Hood" alongside Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchette (confirmed by Mr. Christian Hodell of Hamilton Hodell, Matthew Macfadyen's agent).

MM will be playing the role of The Sheriff of Nottingham and shooting will commence in May and June.

P&P Blog Weekly Poll

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New Poll is now up!

The current poll (#19) is now up (scroll down at the bottom) right side bar under the Weekly Poll for the new poll question:

Which of the following P&P actresses do you think was the best Lydia Bennet?

Many thanks to all of you who voted in the last poll. Below is the result from last week's poll.

Which of the following P&P actresses do you think was the best Kitty Bennet?

Carey Mulligan (Pride & Prejudice, Film 2005) 4 (100%) Polly Maberly (Pride and Prejudice, TV BBC Miniseries 1995) 0 (0%) Clare Higgins (Pride and Prejudice, TV Miniseries 1980) 0 (0%) Heather Angel (Pride and Prejudice, Film 1940) 0 (0%) other 0 (0%)

Total Votes: 4
Poll closed

All previous Weekly Polls are archived here.

On DVD Today: Little Dorrit

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If you missed Matthew Macfadyen's Little DorritPBS's Masterpiece had been showing every Sunday all this month...you can still Watch Onlineor get your copy on DVD to add to your collection of MM movies/dvds. The DVD set is released today!


Little Dorrit
, the Andrew Davies’ BBC miniseries adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel that appeared on UK television in November and just this month on PBS' Masterpiece here in the U.S., starred the amazing, multi-talented Matthew Macfadyen in the lead role as Arthur Clennam.

The DVD set is now available here in the U.S.!!! Go get your copy. MM was awesome in this BBC miniseries.
For previous related Little Dorrit posts, click here.


Update 4/30/09:

Target has the cheapest price for this mini-series for $29.99. So, if you haven't bought your dvd copy of LD, be sure to get on Target this week as it's cheaper on its first week of release.

On TV Tonight: Watch Little Dorrit - Episode 5

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Matthew Macfadyen's Little Dorrit continues tonight with its final episode, Episode 5 here in the U.S. on PBS's Masterpiece.


If you missed the first 4 episodes in the last 4 Sundays, you can Watch OnlineMatthew Macfadyen's Little DorritPBS's Masterpiece.

Little Dorrit



Airing March 29 - April 26, 2009 on PBSCheck local listings


Episode 5

Synopsis:
Broken by reminders of the past in London, Mr. Dorrit returns to be with Amy in Italy. Amy watches as her father continues to fall apart. Pancks discovers the whereabouts of Miss Wade, and Arthur asks for her help in finding Rigaud. Arthur is convinced that Rigaud's ties to the House of Clennam relate to his father's deathbed secrets. Meanwhile, an unthinkable revelation about Mr. Merdle sends shockwaves throughout London. The story reaches a climax at the Marshalsea where Amy and Arthur meet once more, and at the House of Clennam, where finally Mrs. Clennam's secrets are brought to light.

In Theaters Today: The Soloist

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The Soloist is now showing in theaters nationwide today!

Go See it!

The Soloist, which stars Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander, and Lisa Gay Hamilton and is directed by Joe Wright (Pride & Prejudice, Atonement) is now showing nationwide in theaters (U.S. and Canada).



Watch the trailer for The Soloist below:


[source: CinemaCentral]

Also, check out The Soloist: Watch an exclusive featurette (from ComingSoon.net)

For more info. (synopsis, movie stills, clips, etc.) about this movie, check out the official website of The Soloist.

Previous Related Posts:
The Soloist theatrical release pushed back to 2009?Joe Wright's 'The Soloist' stills and trailer now onlineJoe Wright's The Soloist to be released in theaters November 21st2008 Early Oscar Projections for Frost/Nixon and The SoloistPost P&P and Atonement: What's Next for Joe Wright?


Joe Wright @ the Premiere Of DreamWorks "The Soloist"

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Director Joe Wright arrives at the premiere of his latest directed film, Dreamworks Pictures' "The Soloist" held at the Paramount Studios Theater on April 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.


Check out new pics of JW with the main cast of his latest film, The Soloist in theaters, Friday, April 24th!

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Premiere Of DreamWorks "The Soloist" - Arrivals

director Joe Wright arrives at the premiere of Dreamworks Pictures' "The Soloist" held at the Paramount Studios Theater on April 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)




Dreamworks' Stacey Snider and director Joe Wright arrive at the premiere of Dreamworks Pictures' "The Soloist" held at the Paramount Studios Theater on April 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)




Actor Robert Downey Jr., actress Catherine Keener and director Joe Wright arrive at the premiere of DreamworksPic…

Jena Malone @ the Los Angeles Premiere Of DreamWorks "The Soloist"

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Jena Maloneattended the premiere of 'The Soloist' in support of her P&P directorJoe Wright (who directed The Soloist) and P&P co-starTom Hollander (aka Mr. Collins, who co-stars in this film) last night (April 20, 2009) in Los Angeles, California.


Check out new pics of Jena below!


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'The Soloist' Los Angeles Premiere

(Photo by Photo Agency)




View more JM pics at The Soloist red carpet premiere here!


Premiere Of DreamWorks "The Soloist" - Arrivals

Actress Jena Malone arrives at the premiere of 'The Soloist' on April 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)







View several more Jena Malone pics here.


Also check out other pics of Jena from recent events she attended...
"God Of Carnage" Broadway Opening - Arrivals And Curtain Call

P&P Blog Weekly Poll

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New Poll is now up!

The current poll (#18) is now up (scroll down at the bottom) right side bar under the Weekly Poll for the new poll question:

Which of the following P&P actresses do you think was the best Kitty Bennet?

Many thanks to all of you who voted in the last poll. Below is the result from last week's poll.

Which of the following P&P actresses do you think was the best Mary Bennet?

Talulah Riley (Pride & Prejudice, Film 2005) 7 (100%) Lucy Briers (Pride and Prejudice, TV BBC Miniseries 1995) 0 (0%) Tessa Peake-Jones (Pride and Prejudice, TV Miniseries 1980) 0 (0%) Marsha Hunt (Pride and Prejudice, Film 1940) 0 (0%) other 0 (0%)

Total Votes: 7
Poll Closed

All previous Weekly Polls are archived here.

On DVD Today: Frost/Nixon

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Matthew Macfadyen's Oscar nominated film, Frost/Nixon is out on DVD and Blu-ray today!


DVD Active has the following details and dvd cover arts for Frost/Nixon below:


Title:Frost/Nixon (IMDb)
Starring: Michael Sheen, Frank Langella, Kevin Bacon, Matthew Macfadyen
Released: 21st April 2009
SRP: $29.98 (DVD)

Further Details:
Universal Home Video has announced DVD ($29.98) and Blu-ray ($39.98) releases of Frost/Nixon which stars Michael Sheen and Frank Langella. The Ron Howard directed film will be available to own from the 21st April. Extras will include a commentary with director Ron Howard, deleted scenes, 3 featurettes (The Making of Frost/Nixon, The Real Interview, The Nixon Library). The Blu-ray release will also include U-Control features (Picture in Picture, The Nixon Chronicles) and a Discovering Secrets: The People and Places Behind the Story featurette.

Check out the package artwork for the DVD release below:

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Frost/Nixon

Synopsis
For three years after being…

On TV Tonight: Watch Little Dorrit - Episode 4

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Matthew Macfadyen's Little Dorrit continues tonight with Episode 4 here in the U.S. on PBS's Masterpiece.


If you missed the first 3 episodes in the last 3 Sundays, you can Watch OnlineMatthew Macfadyen's Little DorritPBS's Masterpiece.


Little Dorrit



Airing March 29 - April 26, 2009 on PBSCheck local listings

Episode 4


Synopsis:

As Mr. Dorrit and Mrs. General get closer, a dismayed Fanny Dorrit schemes to remove herself from the situation by pursuing Edmund Sparkler, stepson of the famed banker Mr. Merdle. Her one obstacle is Mrs. Merdle, entirely opposed to such a union. Mr. and Mrs. Meagles receive a disturbing visit from Henry Gowan's mother. Concerned for their daughter Pet's reputation, they venture to Venice to be with her. Arthur Clennam runs into Rigaud at the House of Clennam and immediately wonders about his intentions. Soon, Arthur receives the shocking news from Mr. Pancks that Rigaud has vanished, and Mrs. Clennam is now under a cloud of suspicion. …

On Set Photos: Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan on Never Let Me Go

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According to JustJared.com, Pride & Prejudice co-stars and Carey Mulliganhead to the set of their latest film, Never Let Me Go, in the English Countryside on Thursday (April 16). Check out new on set photos of Keira and Carey here and here.

Never Let Me Go

Plot: An alternate history story of a woman who, as she reflects on her private school years in the English countryside, reunites with her two friends to face the dark secrets tied to their communal past.Never Let Me Go opens in 2010 and is being directed by Mark Romanek (One Hour Photo).

P&P Blog Weekly Poll

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New Poll is now up!

The current poll (#17) is now up (scroll down at the bottom) right side bar under the Weekly Poll for the new poll question:

Which of the following P&P actresses do you think was the best Mary Bennet?

Many thanks to all of you who voted in the last poll. Below is the result from last week's poll.

Which of the following P&P actresses do you think was the best Jane Bennet?

Rosamund Pike (Pride & Prejudice, Film 2005) 7 (77%) Susannah Harker (Pride and Prejudice, BBC Miniseries 1995) 1 (11%) Sabina Franklyn (Pride and Prejudice, TV 1980) 1 (11%) Maureen O'Sullivan (Pride and Prejudice, Film 1940) 0 (0%) Antoinette Cellier (Pride and Prejudice, TV 1938) 0 (0%) other (for other actresses who played Jane Bennet) 0 (0%)

Votes so far:9
Poll closed

All previous Weekly Polls are archived here.

Happy Easter!

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Wishing all the P&P fans, readers, and visitors
of this blog (especially to all of you who celebrate Easter
with your family and friends) a ...




Happy Easter!!!


On TV Tonight: Watch Little Dorrit - Episode 3

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Matthew Macfadyen's Little Dorrit continues tonight with Episode 3 on PBS's Masterpiece!


If you missed the first 2 episodes in the last 2 Sundays, you can Watch OnlineMatthew Macfadyen's Little DorritPBS's Masterpiece.




Little Dorrit



Airing March 29 - April 26, 2009 on PBSCheck local listings


Episode 3

Synopsis:

The villainous Rigaud (under an assumed name), begins an extortion scheme against Mrs. Clennam. Pancks uncovers information that dramatically alters the future for the Dorrits. Now able to move beyond his shameful past, Mr. Dorrit enlists the help of Mrs. General to instruct his daughters in etiquette. Disquieted by all the sudden changes, Amy continues her connection with Arthur through letters, and forges a closer relationship with Pet Meagles.

P&P Blog Weekly Poll

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New Poll is now up!

The current poll (#16) is now up (scroll down at the bottom) right side bar under the Weekly Poll for the new poll question:

Which of the following P&P actresses do you think was the best Jane Bennet?

Many thanks to all of you who voted in the last poll. Below is the result from last week's poll.

Which one of the following DVD Extras NOT on P&P DVD would you have liked to have been included?

Commentary with Keira Knightley & Matthew Macfadyen 0 (0%) Extended Scenes 0 (0%) Deleted Scenes 0 (0%) Outtakes/Gag Reel 0 (0%) Cast Auditions 0 (0%) The First Proposal Scene Rehearsal with Keira & Matthew 0 (0%) All of the Above 5 (100%)

Votes so far:5
Poll closed

All previous Weekly Polls are archived here.

On TV Tonight: Watch Little Dorrit - Episode 2

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Last week we saw the premiere and Episode 1 (On TV Tonight: Watch Little Dorrit premiere on PBS' Masterpiece tonight) ofLittle Dorrit. I thought it was pretty good and Matthew Macfadyen was great in LD too.

If you missed the premiere of the first episode last Sunday, you can Watch OnlineMatthew Macfadyen's Little DorritPBS's Masterpiece.


Little Dorrit



Airing March 29 - April 26, 2009 on PBSCheck local listings

Episode 2

Synopsis:
Romance and heartbreak are in the air. John Chivery proposes to Amy Dorrit, while Arthur Clennam's aspirations for Pet Meagles become deflated after meeting another suitor, Henry Gowan. Meanwhile, Flora Finching, concerned that Arthur's attention is being distracted by Amy, brings Amy to work for her. Opportunistic Fanny Dorrit leads on smitten Edmund Sparkler, stepson of famed banker Mr. Merdle. Cavalletto arrives in London, only to discover he has been followed by Rigaud. Learning of a box that contains Mrs. Clennam's secrets, Rigaud se…

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