Click here to read the full article. Channel 4’s Help star Jodie Comer has beaten Kate Winslet and It’s a Sin’s Lydia West to the Leading Actress gong at the BAFTA TV Awards. Written by Jack Thorne, Help told the story of the UK’s care homes crisis at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, with Killing Eve star Comer featuring opposite BAFTA-nominated Stephen Graham, who lost out to Sean Bean earlier. Comer beat Winslet, who was nominated for a star turn in Sky Atlantic’s Mare of Easttown, and breakoutWest, with It’s a Sin losing out for the third time at tonight’s London ceremony. Comer thanked Channel 4 for “believing in the...
Yellowjackets Star Melanie Lynskey on Dark Roles, Advice from Kate Winslet and Her New True-Crime Drama Candy
Melanie Lynskey, the award-winning star of Yellowjackets, 44, segues from the dark Showtime series to a role in the true-crime drama Candy (May 9 on Hulu). Set in 1980, it’s the story of two female friends—Candy Montgomery (Jessica Biel) and Betty Gore (Lynskey)—whose relationship leads to a murderous breakup.
Following on from their success with The Office, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant struck comedy gold again two years later, in 2005, with Extras. Their take on the lives of movies, TV, and theater extras is brimming with laugh-out-loud moments. Centering around the acting pursuits of Andy Millman (Ricky Gervais) and Maggie Jacobs (Ashley Jenson), it sees them share sets with a variety of A-list faces in the world of entertainment. All playing fictional versions of themselves, these guest stars elevate the show to something truly special. After all, where else would we ever get to see Orlando Bloom’s jealous rage over Johnny Depp, or Kate Winslet’s advice for spicing up phone calls with your significant other? So, out of the array of talented guest stars over its two-season span, let’s take a look at what ones really nailed the comedic versions of themselves.
April 11 (UPI) -- Kate Winslet and her daughter, Mia Threapleton, have joined the cast of the Channel 4 series I Am. The 46-year-old actress and Threapleton, 21, will star in I Am Ruth, the first feature-length episode of the female-led drama anthology series. I Am Ruth will be one...
Kate Winslet and her daughter Mia Threapleton will star together in the British anthology TV series I Am.Winslet, 46, and Threapleton, 21, will star in the first feature-length episode of the acclaimed Channel 4 drama from Dominic Savage.Each episode of the female-led series is developed by Savage in collaboration with his leading stars, who each have a personal connection to the stories they are acting out. Previous leads have included Suranne Jones and Vicky McClure.The mother and daughter’s episode, titled “I Am Ruth” will begin filming later this month. The plot has not yet been disclosed.I Am is the...
Mare of Easttown star Kate Winslet has landed her newest role. Along with her daughter, Mia Threapleton, Winslet will soon be seen in the Channel 4 series, I Am. In I Am, creator Dominic Savage focuses each episode on a different character’s life. Winslet and Threapleton will be starring in the show's third season, feature length episode titled “I Am Ruth.”
Click here to read the full article. Oscar, BAFTA and Emmy winner Kate Winslet and her daughter Mia Threapleton (“Shadows”) will star in a feature-length episode of the third season of Dominic Savage’s acclaimed Channel 4 series “I Am.” All episodes in the series are named after their lead characters and Winslet’s episode is titled “I Am Ruth.” Created, written and directed by BAFTA-winning filmmaker Savage, the stories for each episode have been developed in a creative partnership with the leading actors, with semi-improvised dialogue. The series debuted in 2019, with Vicky McClure starring in “I Am Nicola,” Samantha Morton in...
Kate Winslet will act alongside her daughter Mia Threapleton in the drama series 'I Am'. The Oscar-winning actress will feature with Mia - who she shares with her former husband Jim Threapleton - in the feature-length episode 'I Am Ruth', with filming set to begin at the end of this month.