Tom Hooper, Oscar-winning director of The King’s Speech, has just signed a deal to direct BBC’s big-budget take on Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials fantasy series. It will star Dafne Keen, who played X-23 in Logan.
Philip Pullman is back with his first addition to the His Dark Materials saga in almost two decades. We now know what the first novel in The Book of Dust trilogy will be called and, roughly, what it’s about. There’s even an excerpt out for fans eager to dive back into Lyra’s world.
Philip Pullman’s fantasy series, His Dark Materials, has long been a favorite of readers but Hollywood’s previous attempt to bring the first book, The Golden Compass, to the big screen was a disappointment. But now the team behind Doctor Who are revisiting the material for BBC One.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Ian McShane has been cast in a mystery role. Let the speculation begin.
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The 2009 summer movie season ended, with a record-breaking box office. But 2009 will also go down as the year with the most movies that cost $200 million or more. We've compiled the most expensive movies of the past decade.
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If you were one of the many unsatisfied with last year's movie version of Philip Pullman's parallel universe parable The Golden Compass, here's some cold comfort - At least you're unlikely to face similar disappointment from movies based upon the later two books in the His Dark Materials trilogy, given that it's…
The Golden Compass is sneaking science fiction into the holiday movie season, which is usually reserved for magical wonders and barely-funny revamps of the Santa Claus myth. The movie may be wrapped in fantasy trappings with its brave-but-cute kids and talking bears, but The Golden Compass will be more steampunk than…