Lena Headey is an murderer’s mom and Pedro Pascal is a superhero. Michelle Fairley will get an award and Mark Stanley (Grenn) is the king of England!
Game of Thrones veterans are all the time as much as essentially the most fascinating of issues, beginning with Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), who’s starring alongside Guardians of the Galaxy’s Karen Gillan in Gunpowder Milkshake, about an murderer whose mom deserted her years in the past to guard her from a strong legal enterprise referred to as The Firm. Empire got a maintain of the primary stills:
“When a high-risk job goes wrong, Sam (Gillan) must choose between serving The Firm and protecting the life of an innocent 8-year-old girl – Emily (Chloe Coleman),” learn the synopsis. “With a target on her back, Sam has only one chance to survive: reunite with her mother (Headey) and her lethal associates The Librarians (Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh and Carla Gugino).”
Sounds tacky however enjoyable. The forged alone is an enormous draw: it additionally stars Paul Giamatti and The Witcher’s Freya Allan. Look out for Gunpowder Milkshake subsequent 12 months.
Headey is making strikes behind the digital camera, too. Deadline reviews that her manufacturing firm, Peephole Production, has struck a take care of Platform One Media to develop scripted and unscripted TV and digital tasks, with Headey government producing all tasks made underneath the deal.
“I am beyond excited to work with this incredibly collaborative group of people,” Heady mentioned. “To get to do what you love with the support of such a great company is a dream come true. I am thrilled to get a chance to create projects in an environment like this one “
Cersei may be dead and gone, but clearly, Headey is thriving.
Moving on, Pedro Pascal (Oberyn Martell) is starring in We Can Be Heroes, a new family-friendly superhero drama from Robert Rodriguez, the guy behind Spy Kids and The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D.
In fact, this one is kind of a spiritual successor to Sharkboy. Pascal, who’s also killing it over on The Mandalorian, plays Marcus Moreno, a superhero on the verge of retirement. When he and the other members of a superhero team called the Heroics are captured, it’s up to their kids, budding superheroes themselves, to save them.
We Can Be Heroes is out on Netflix on January 1. It sounds like great quarantine entertainment, especially if you have kids.
Elsewhere, Thrones vet Michelle Fairley (Catelyn Stark) won the coveted Brian Waddell Award at a virtual Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) ceremony, in honor of her outstanding contributions to the broadcast industry.
“I am so incredibly thankful and honoured to be receiving this award for outstanding contribution,” she mentioned. “I feel very lucky to have been given some fantastic opportunities throughout my career and believe that my ‘outstanding contribution’ really is just that; a contribution to fantastic productions and wonderful creative teams. We would be nothing in this industry without our collaborators and I have been truly blessed to work alongside some of the best. Long may it continue.”
Finally, Variety reviews that Mark Stanley (Grenn) will play King Henry VIII in a brand new drama all in regards to the closing days of Anne Boleyn, the king’s second spouse, who was railroading into execution after she didn’t produce a male inheritor. Her daughter Elizabeth, nevertheless, would go on to change into one of Britain’s most iconic queens.
Jodie Turner-Smith will play Anne Boleyn. Weirdly, the drama doesn’t appear to have a reputation but, nevertheless it’s coming to Channel 5 in Britain.
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