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Starring Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds, A BUNCH OF AMATEURS tells the story of an ageing action hero desperate to revive his flagging career on the British stage and features a distinguished cast, including Academy Award® nominee Imelda Staunton, multi award-winning star of stage, screen and television Sir Derek Jacobi CBE and Samantha Bond. Jefferson Steel (Burt Reynolds) is an ageing Hollywood action hero. He’s vain, insecure and out of work. Under pressure from his client, Jefferson’s incompetent LA agent is forced to go through his trash, in a final attempt to find Jefferson work...
22 Jul 2009
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Starring Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds, A BUNCH OF AMATEURS tells the story of an ageing action hero desperate to revive his flagging career on the British stage and features a distinguished cast, including Academy Award® nominee Imelda Staunton, multi award-winning star of stage, screen and television Sir Derek Jacobi CBE and Samantha Bond. Jefferson Steel (Burt Reynolds) is an ageing Hollywood action hero. He’s vain, insecure and out of work. Under pressure from his client, Jefferson’s incompetent LA agent is forced to go through his trash, in a final attempt to find Jefferson work...
19 Sep 2009
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Anonymous is an upcoming thriller directed by Roland Emmerich. It stars Rhys Ifans and Vanessa Redgrave. It will be released theatrically in the United States on 28 October 2011. It is produced by Centropolis Entertainment and Studio Babelsberg, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. Plot In Elizabethan England, political intrigue abounds between the Tudors and the Cecils for the succession of Queen Elizabeth I (Vanessa Redgrave), as the Essex Rebellion moves against her. The film follows the involvement of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (Rhys Ifans), as not only the incestuous lover of Queen Elizabeth, but also the true author of the works of William Shakespeare. Cast Vanessa Redgrave as Elizabeth I of England. Redgrave commented that "It's very interesting, the fractures, in this extraordinary creature.... I only hope that I've been able to respond to Roland in this script sufficiently to be able to just give a little glimpse of this fracturing, this black hole, with shafts of brief sunlight." Rhys Ifans as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford / "William Shake-speare" Jamie Campbell Bower as young Oxford David Thewlis as William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, longtime adviser to Queen Elizabeth. De Vere came to live in his household as a ward of the Queen at age 12 and became Burghley's son-in-law at age 21. Burghley is thought to have inspired the character Polonius. Edward Hogg as Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, William Cecil's son and successor Joely Richardson as young Princess Elizabeth Xavier Samuel as Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, Shake-speare dedicatee and the focus of his sonnets; prospective suitor to Cecil's granddaughter Elizabeth de Vere Rafe Spall as William Shakespeare Antje Thiele as Lady de Vere Robert Emms as Thomas Dekker, dramatist Tony Way as Thomas Nashe, poet and satirist Sebastian Armesto as Ben Jonson, poet, First Folio editor, and friend of Susan de Vere Trystan Gravelle as Christopher Marlowe, poet and dramatist Sebastian Reid as Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, executed for treason John Keogh as Philip Henslowe Sir Derek Jacobi as Narrator (Prologue)
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