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Television Revision: The West Wing – Season 5

By Andrew Williams July 8, 2014 Television Revision is a weekly feature in which our tuned in TV critic trawls through the best the box has to offer, giving you a primer on some of history’s finest shows (and the rest). Now, this is a story all about how… the kidnapping of Zoey Bartlet  (Elisabeth […]

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Dinner theatre – August: Osage County review

By Simon Miraudo December 17, 2013 Tracy Letts is doing the Lord’s work. Or is it the Devil’s? (Which one is responsible for all the fun stuff again?) He adapts his Pulitzer Prize winning play, August: Osage County, for the big screen, just in time for the holidays, administering the perfect antidote for all the […]

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Poster Debut: August: Osage County

The poster for the John Wells directed adaptation of August: Osage County has been released, highlighting how star studded its cast is. The film, adapted from Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play, stars Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts as mother and daughter alongside Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette […]

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Abigail Breslin joins Streep and Roberts in August: Osage County

Abigail Breslin is the latest to join the star-studded cast of August: Osage County, Deadline reports. Breslin will appear opposite Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, and Juliette Lewis in the John Wells directed adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play. Streep has been cast as Violet Weston, the pill popping matriarch of an unstable […]

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Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts cast in August: Osage Country

Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts have been cast as mother and daughter in an adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play August: Osage County, Deadline reports. John Wells (The Company Men) will direct Streep as Violet Weston, a pill popping matriarch, and Roberts as her strong-willed, eldest daughter Barbara. Letts has […]

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Animal Kingdom to be developed into American TV series

The hit Australian crime drama Animal Kingdom is to be turned into a TV show by producer John Wells (The West Wing, E.R.), Deadline reports. David Michôd‘s 2010 film concerned an Australian family of bank-robbers in Melbourne, presided over by one creepy matriarch (Jacki Weaver, in an Oscar-nominated performance). Though it isn’t stated explicitly in Deadline’s report, […]

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