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Rupert Friend To Lead In New Podcast Series; ‘All The Beauty And The Bloodshed’ Inks International Deals; Malaika Arora Reality Show At Disney+ Hotstar; BAFTA Reveals Breakthrough List; BBC Creates New Commissioner Roles — Global Briefs

Rupert Friend To Star In New Podcast Series From QCODEContent studio QCODE today announced a new science fiction thriller podcast series titled The Mysterious Master M, starring Rupert Friend (Anatomy of a Scandal). Friend will also act as an executive producer on the six-episode podcast series, which will debut in Spring 2023. Mike Lesslie (The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds) and his Storyteller Productions banner will produce with Laure Eve (Blackheart Knights) attached to write and executive produce. Tomer and Asaf Hanuka, Sammy Kattan, Automatik, and QCODE will also serve as Executive Producers on the series. “This is a...
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Rupert Friend Will Not Reveal Whether the Grand Inquisitor Survived in ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

The Grand Inquisitor himself, Rupert Friend, recently graced us with a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where the actor discussed the makeup process he had to go through every morning on set and hinted at his character’s survival in Obi-Wan Kenobi. In this article, we condensed some of the highlights of the interview, which you can check out in full form at the bottom of the piece.
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Rupert Friend and producer Joby Harold on creating 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'

7NewsDC — Disney+ has another hit on its hands, with 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' smashing the record to become the streaming service's most-watched series premiere ever. Emmy nominated actor Rupert Friend and writer-producer Joby Harold joined us to discuss the latest installment in the iconic 'Star Wars' franchise.
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Back to One, Episode 206: Rupert Friend

Acting, actor, Back to One, Podcast, Rupert Friend. Among many appealing qualities as an actor, Rupert Friend certainly has “range.” His two most recent roles are James Whitehouse—elitist, upper-class British politician in David E. Kelley’s Netflix limited series Anatomy Of A Scandal; and The Grand Inquisitor—blowhard Star Wars bad guy in Obi-Wan Kenobi. He’s probably best known for playing Peter Quinn on a few seasons of Homeland, which got him an Emmy nomination. On this episode, he talks about why his preparation process is more “uncovering” than “building,” how energy management has served him well, the gift of being allowed to “fail safely,” and the most important thing any actor can have in their arsenal—instinct. Plus much more!

Who does Rupert Friend play in Obi-Wan Kenobi? His sinister role revealed

We've finally seen Rupert Friend in action as the Grand Inquisitor, his Obi-Wan Kenobi character. The actor was cast way back in March 2021, but his role was a mystery until the show's trailer arrived. In the first two episodes of the series, we see the sinister character in action as he pursues the galaxy's surviving Jedi with his fellow Inquisitors.
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Interview: How Rupert Friend put a mirror up to real life controversy in ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’ [VIDEO]

It’s hard to find a politician these days who hasn’t been embroiled in an affair or other problematic development that puts their ability to do their job in serious question. In some cases, it’s merely a lapse in judgment that loses the trust of constituents and friends, but it can also be much more than that. Netflix’s Anatomy of a Scandal presents a complex portrait of one lawmaker whose actions come under serious review and are indicative of deeper and more disturbing events.

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Rupert Friend Reveals New Details About Grand Inquisitor

We'll soon find out why a certain Star Wars character turned to the Dark Side. While Lucasfilms has kept details about Obi-Wan Kenobi under tight wraps, the stars of the upcoming Disney+ series are revealing new info about their characters as the May 27 premiere gets closer. The latest actor to discuss his Star Wars debut is Rupert Friend, who plays the evil and downright scary Grand Inquisitor.
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Rupert Friend Confirms ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Grand Inquisitor Can Fly With His Lightsaber

Those that haven’t experienced the animated Star Wars series might be a bit confused by the title. For those that haven’t had the pleasure, the Inquisitors from the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series have been around for a while now. They even appeared in the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order video game. This group of Jedi Hunters has a special lightsaber that is capable of whirling at high speeds to help them fly.
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Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon: Ed Skrein Replaces Rupert Friend, 3 Added to Cast

Nearly a month since production had begun on Rebel Moon, Deadline brings word that Deadpool star Ed Skrein has officially signed on to star in Zack Snyder’s next original film for Netflix. In addition, Cleopatra Coleman (Dopesick), Fra Fee (Hawkeye), and Rhian Rees (Nope) have also been cast to join the sci-fi action film.

Ed Skrein Replaces Rupert Friend In Zack Snyder’s Netflix Sci-Fi Epic ‘Rebel Moon’; Cleopatra Coleman, Fra Free & Rhiann Rees Also Set To Star

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Ed Skrein (Deadpool) has replaced Rupert Friend in Zack Snyder’s sci-fi epic Rebel Moon for Netflix, following Friend’s exit from the project due to scheduling conflicts, with Cleopatra Coleman (Dopesick), Fra Fee (Hawkeye) and Rhian Rees (Nope) also signing on for roles. The actors join an ensemble that also includes Sofia Boutella, Charlie Hunnam, Djimon Hounsou, Doona Bae, Ray Fisher, Stuart Martin, Cary Elwes, Corey Stoll, Michiel Huisman and Alfonso Herrera, as previously announced. Rebel Moon is set in a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy that finds itself threatened by the armies of the tyrannical...
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Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon replaces Rupert Friend with Ed Skrein

Ed Skrein, best known for his work in the Marvel movie Deadpool, is the latest star joining Zack Snyder’s upcoming science fiction movie Rebel Moon. According to Deadline, the actor has replaced Rupert Friend, of Hitman fame, following Friend’s recent exit from the project due to scheduling conflicts.
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Zack Snyder's Rebel Moon casts Ed Skrein after Rupert Friend exits sci-fi movie

Ed Skrein has joined the cast of Rebel Moon, the upcoming Netflix sci-fi movie from Zack Snyder, Deadline reports. He replaces Rupert Friend, who reportedly dropped out of the project due to scheduling conflicts. The role that Skrein is taking over is the movie's main antagonist, but not much more...
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'Rebel Moon': Ed Skrein Replaces Rupert Friend as Villain in Zack Snyder Film

The upcoming sci-fi epic from writer and director Zack Snyder is already looking to be one of the most star-studded films in the coming years, and it just added more. Deadline is reporting that Netflix film has added Ed Skrein to the cast, replacing Rupert Friend. It is also being reported that Cleopatra Coleman, Fra Fee, and Rhian Rees have also joined the film’s cast.