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First look at James Bond star Ben Whishaw's transformation in new movie

James Bond actor Ben Whishaw will be sporting a very different look in his next movie, with a sneak-peek photo of his transformation into a new character having been released. The star, who is known for his role as tech genius Q in the Daniel Craig era of 007 movies, will be taking on a new role as a multifaceted man named Eduard Limonov in upcoming movie Limonov, The Ballad of Eddie.
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Ben Whishaw to Play Russian Dissident Eduard Limonov in New Film From Kirill Serebrennikov (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. Versatile British actor Ben Whishaw, best known globally for playing Q in five James Bond films, has been cast in what’s bound to be the one of the most complex roles of his career. The actor will play the titular character in “Limonov, The Ballad of Eddie,” a new English-language film by revered Russian auteur Kirill Serebrennikov (“Petrov’s Flu,” “Leto”), about radical Russian poet and political dissident Eduard Limonov. The film, which will be presented as a promo reel to buyers in Cannes on May 17, is inspired by the best-selling novel “Limonov” by French...
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Russian Director Kirill Serebrennikov Talks ‘Limonov, the Ballad of Eddie’ With Ben Whishaw (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. Iconoclastic Russian auteur Kirill Serebrennikov (“Leto,” “Petrov’s Flu”) will be unveiling footage in Cannes from his new work-in-progress film “Limonov, the Ballad of Eddie,” starring Ben Whishaw as radical Russian poet and dissident Eduard Limonov and Viktoria Miroshnichenko (“Beanpole”) as his wife Elena. Serebrennikov, who will coming to Cannes with his latest completed work “Tchaikovsky’s Wife,” premiering in competition, was shooting “Limonov” in Russia when the war broke out. The director has since been able to leave the country and will complete the rest of the shoot in Europe. A “Limonov” promo reel will be...
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Ben Whishaw To Lead ‘Limonov, The Ballad Of Eddie’ From Russian Director Kirill Serebrennikov

Click here to read the full article. Ben Whishaw is to lead Limonov, The Ballad of Eddie, a feature from Kirill Serebrennikov, the Russian filmmaker whose Tchaikovsky’s Wife will play at Cannes. The film penned by Serebrennikov, Ben Hopkins and Cold War‘s Paweł Pawlikowski is inspired by Emmanuel Carrère’s best-selling novel and tells the story of Eduard Limonov’s life and journey through Russia, the U.S. and Europe during the second half of the 20th century. Limonov was many things, a revolutionary militant, a thug, an underground writer, a butler to a millionaire in Manhattan, but also a switchblade-waving poet, a lover of beautiful women, a warmonger,...
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Ben Whishaw and Maisie Williams read poetry to raise money for Ukraine

Actors Ben Whishaw and Maisie Williams have given sombre readings of translated Ukrainian poetry at a live event raising money for the besieged country.Dressed in black against blue and yellow backlights, the film and television stars read emotional passages to thousands of people at the Royal Festival Hall in the Southbank Centre in London on Tuesday.The event, called Slava Ukraini, meaning glory to Ukraine, is raising money for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal providing aid to Ukrainian refugees.Whishaw and Williams took to the stage following classical performances of Ukrainian folk music sung by Kseniia Nikolaieva and pianist Dinara Klinton.Bafta-winning...
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Paddington 3 Will Shoot By The End Of The Year, Says Ben Whishaw

Attention all fans of perfect furry heroes who look absolutely dashing in sou'wester hats or while making marmalade: I've got bad news and good news. The bad news is that while we previously reported that "Paddington 3" would be shooting sometime this summer, we've recently learned that is no longer the case. Now, now, hold your tears, because the good news is that "Paddington 3" is still happening, and production is expected to begin by the end of the year. Delays are always a bummer, especially for a franchise that may be responsible for the only boosts of serotonin any of us have gotten in the last decade, but we must be strong for our dear Paddington. It's what he would want.
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Paddington 3 Production Start Time Frame Revealed by Ben Whishaw

Paddington 3 was previously confirmed and franchise star Ben Whishaw has now revealed when they'll get in front of cameras for the highly anticipated feature. Speaking in an interview with BBC, Whishaw confirmed the film is happening and revealed that production should begin before the end of the year. This marks a bit of a delay in the last update we'd heard about the film when it was revealed they were aiming to start shooting in the first half of 2022. When he wasn't confirming the production start for the movie, Whishaw noted how confusing his presence is to young fans who don't realize that he voices the tiny bear in the feature films.
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Ben Whishaw Confirms 'Paddington 3' Begins Production Later This Year

Everyone’s favorite bear is coming back. In an interview with the BBC, Ben Whishaw confirmed that Paddington 3, the third installment in the hit children's series, will begin production before the end of 2022. This falls in line with reports from July of last year, which anticipated a mid-year timeframe for filming.
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