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Peaky Blinders’ Tommy Shelby to face ‘darkest force’ in series 5

Peaky Blinders’ Tommy Shelby to face ‘darkest force’ in series 5

Cillian Murphy has started filming the fifth series of ‘Peaky Blinders’ with his character set to face his "darkest force" yet. The 42-year-old actor’s alter-ego Tommy Shelby will be up against it more than ever when the popular BBC drama returns as the Shelby family try to deal with the 1930s following the financial crash of 1929. Creator Steven Knight said: "The ... »

Peaky Blinders moving to BBC One

Peaky Blinders moving to BBC One

‘Peaky Blinders’ is set to move to BBC One for its fifth season. The cult show – which first launched on BBC Two in 2013 and has gone on to become the channel’s top drama of last year – will have a new home in a switch that could give it "more creative headroom". The Beeb’s director of content Charlotte Moore added in a statement: "’Peaky Bl... »

Peaky Blinders lead TV Choice Awards nominations

Peaky Blinders lead TV Choice Awards nominations

‘Peaky Blinders’ lead the TV Choice Awards nominations with a hat-trick of nods. The BBC Two show is up for Best Drama Series alongside ‘Doctor Foster’, ‘Outlander’ and ‘Poldark’, and the crime drama’s Cillian Murphy and Helen McCrory have been nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress respectively. Cillian will face still competition from Pold... »

Shayne Ward says Peaky Blinders is his dream role

Shayne Ward says Peaky Blinders is his dream role

Shayne Ward wants his next role to be on ‘Peaky Blinders’. The 33-year-old actor recently left ‘Coronation Street’ after three years when his character Aidan Connor took his own life, but the hard-hitting storyline hasn’t put him off trying something darker as he enters the next stage of his career. Asked about his dream role, he said: "I keep putting it out ther... »

Peaky Blinders gets more episodes

Peaky Blinders gets more episodes

‘Peaky Blinders’ is to return for at least two more series. Creator Steven Knight is currently writing the fifth season of the gangster drama and he’s revealed Cillian Murphy and his co-stars will definitely be back for a sixth run, and a seventh is highly likely too. He told the Birmingham Press Club: "We are definitely doing [series] six and we will probably do seven. &quo... »

Christopher Nolan says filming Dunkirk was very daunting

Christopher Nolan says filming Dunkirk was very daunting

Christopher Nolan said it was "very daunting" making ‘Dunkirk’ because he is British. The 47-year-old filmmaker helmed the epic World War II blockbuster, which has been nominated for Best Picture at the BAFTAs and Academy Awards this year, Speaking to Collider, Nolan said: "It was very daunting, for a British person to take on this story. It’s a story we grow up kn... »

Harry Styles’ ‘old face’ won him Dunkirk role

Harry Styles’ ‘old face’ won him Dunkirk role

Harry Styles was cast in ‘Dunkirk’ because he has an "old fashioned face", director Christopher Nolan has revealed. The One Direction heartthrob made his movie debut in the World War II epic and Nolan, 47, decided to take a chance on the pop star because he had a look which suggested he could have lived in the 1940s when the battle against the Nazis took place. Speaking to th... »

Cillian Murphy thinks actors are ‘overpaid’

Cillian Murphy thinks actors are ‘overpaid’

Cillian Murphy thinks actors are "overpaid". The ‘Dunkirk’ star – who has sons Malachy, 12, and Aran, 10, with wife Yvonne McGuinness – "hates" when people who are successful in his profession complain because their lives are so "lucky and pampered" and there’s no real reason for them to gripe. He said: "I f***ing hate actors who com... »

Timothy Spall’s movie heroes

Timothy Spall’s movie heroes

Timothy Spall worked with his "heroes" on ‘The Party’. The 60-year-old actor was "delighted" to be asked by writer-and-director Sally Potter to star in the black comedy, and had a great experience working alongside Kristin Scott Thomas, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, and Cherry Jones on the film. He told BANG Showbiz: "I’ve... »

Cherry Jones baffled by movie humour

Cherry Jones baffled by movie humour

Cherry Jones didn’t understand a lot of the humour in ‘The Party’. The 60-year-old American actress jumped at the chance to work with director Sally Potter and co-stars including Kristin Scott Thomas, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, and Timothy Spall on the black comedy, especially because it was based in London, but she admitted many of the cultura... »

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