Timothy Spall

Timothy Spall To Lead BBC Factual Drama ‘The Sixth Commandment’

Click here to read the full article. Veteran British actor Timothy Spall (Mr Turner) is to lead The Sixth Commandment, Sarah Phelps’ BBC factual drama about the deaths of Peter Farquhar and Ann Moore-Martin in the village of Maids Moreton, Buckinghamshire, and the extraordinary events that unfolded over the following years. Filming has begun on the four-parter and Spall, who plays lead Farquhar, is joined by Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax), Éanna Hardwicke (Normal People), Annabel Scholey (The Split), Sheila Hancock (Unforgotten), Ben Bailey Smith (The Split), Conor MacNeill (Industry), Adrian Rawlins (Baptiste) and Amanda Root (Summerland). The show from Banijay-backed Wild Mercury...
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Harry Potter: Why Timothy Spall Loved Scabbers’ Big Reveal Scene

Harry Potter star Timothy Spall recalls being delighted by the experience of filming Peter Pettigrew’s surprise reveal as Scabbers the rat. Harry Potter star Timothy Spall has revealed why he loved Scabbers’ big reveal scene in The Prisoner of Azkaban. The actor became a popular screen presence in the UK with early projects such as Auf Weidersehen, Pet and Secrets & Lies, receiving a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the latter. He would later go on to star in a number of more mainstream features, including The Last Samurai, Enchanted, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and The King’s Speech. However, Spall is perhaps best known for playing Peter Pettigrew throughout the Harry Potter movie franchise, beginning with the 2004 Prisoner of Azkaban and ending with Deathly Hallows – Part 1 in 2010.
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‘The Last Bus’ Review: Even a Committed Timothy Spall Can’t Enliven This Lifeless Drama

Click here to read the full article. Gentle is the most fitting word to describe the aura of “The Last Bus,” Gillies MacKinnon’s placid travelogue of a movie about an ailing Englishman on a heartrending mission. Sadly, the filmmaker’s road trip errs on the side of excessive gentleness. For a tender movie that follows an old man on a long and demanding multi-bus excursion to honor his late wife’s wishes, the placid affair has curiously little emotional range, and an even narrower sense of stakes. Playing the retired engineer Tom, the British gentleman in question, a believably aged Timothy Spall gives...
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Lydia Leonard, Timothy Spall, Sverrir Gudnason & Rob Delaney Starring In Comedy ‘Northern Comfort’, Debut English Feature From ‘Under The Tree’ Director; Charades On Sales

EXCLUSIVE: Lydia Leonard (the English Call My Agent remake), Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner) and Sverrir Gudnason (Borg Vs. McEnroe) are leading the cast of Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson’s first English language feature Northern Comfort. The project is getting principal photography underway now in Iceland, beginning in lake Mývatn before moving to Reykjavik and eventually the UK and France. Above is a first-look at the cast in action. Also starring are Ella Rumpf, Simon Manyonda and Rob Delaney. The film is a comedy in which a motley group of people with a chronic fear of flying are stranded in the wintry north. Paris-based Charades is handling...

Timothy Spall drama THE LAST BUS // February 18th

The new drama THE LAST BUS, starring Timothy Spall (Harry Potter Franchise) and Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey). This film hits US theaters and VOD platforms on February 18th. The Last Bus tells the story of a widower who uses his free bus pass to travel the length of Britain from John O’Groats in Scotland to Land’s End in Cornwall, desperate to keep a promise to his beloved wife.

Timothy Spall asked doctors if he was going to die after leukaemia diagnosis

Timothy Spall has candidly opened up on his leukaemia diagnosis in 1996 and explained how he worried about dying. The actor, best known for his roles in the Harry Potter franchise and The King’s Speech, opened up on his life to date on The Graham Norton Show. The 64-year-old...

Gillian Anderson, Robert Duvall & Timothy Spall join horror-thriller ‘The Pale Blue Eye’

Gillian Anderson, Robert Duvall and Timothy Spall have rounded out the cast for director Scott Cooper’s horror thriller ‘The Pale Blue Eye.’. Anderson, Duvall and Timothy Spall join Christian Bale and Harry Melling in the film that focuses on an attempt to solve a series of murders that took place at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1830. The thriller surrounds a young cadet who went on to become the Edgar Allan Poe, played by Melling. Bale, who will play the detective tasked with investigating the murders.

“Spencer”: Where Else Have We Seen Timothy Spall?

Many critics are saying Spencer is the movie of 2021. A heavily fictionalized portrayal of Princess Diana in the final years of her marriage to Prince Charles, Spencer has seen mostly positive reviews, with actors Kristen Stewart (Princess Diana), Timothy Spall (Major Alistar Gregory), and Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water) already generating Oscar buzz for their respective performances. The movie’s star, Stewart, doesn’t care about all of that, however, according to a recent article here on TVOvermind. Spencer took note of the very many films and performances that get snubbed in the Oscars and during awards seasons in general, so, as far as potentially getting an Oscar nod for her portrayal of the People’s Princess, Spencer says: “I don’t give a ****.”

Gillian Anderson, Robert Duvall, Timothy Spall Join Christian Bale in Netflix’s ‘The Pale Blue Eye’

The Christian Bale and Harry Melling Gothic horror-thriller The Pale Blue Eye from director Scott Cooper and Netflix has added Gillian Anderson, Robert Duvall and Timothy Spall to the cast. The film, which focuses on an attempt to solve a series of murders that took place at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1830, also unveiled an ensemble cast that includes Lucy Boynton, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Harry Lawtey, Simon McBurney and Hadley Robinson. Joey Brooks, Brennan Cook, Gideon Glick, Fred Hechinger, Matt Helm, Steven Maier and Charlie Tahan will also star. Scott Cooper adapted the screenplay for The Pale...

Scott Cooper’s Netflix Pic ‘The Pale Blue Eye’ Adds Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Timothy Spall, Fred Hechinger, Robert Duvall & More

Scott Cooper’s Netflix film The Pale Blue Eye has fleshed out its cast, with two-time Emmy winner Gillian Anderson (The Crown), Lucy Boynton (Bohemian Rhapsody), Charlotte Gainsbourg (Antichrist), Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Toby Jones (First Cow), Harry Lawtey (Industry), Simon McBurney (Carnival Row), five-time BAFTA Award nominee Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner), Hadley Robinson (Moxie), Joey Brooks (Molly’s Game), Brennan Cook (Encounter), Gideon Glick (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Fred Hechinger (The White Lotus), Matt Helm (The Tragedy of Macbeth), Steven Maier (The Plot Against America), Charlie Tahan (Ozark) and Oscar winner Robert Duvall (The Judge) signing on to star alongside the previously...

‘Spencer’ Is ‘Going to Be a Big Deal,’ Actor Timothy Spall Says at Zurich Film Festival

Recently seen as a domineering equerry, Major Alistair Gregory, in Pablo Larraín’s “Spencer,” keeping a watchful eye on Kristen Stewart’s Diana as she arrives at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate for Christmas, Timothy Spall has high hopes for the film following its rapturous Venice premiere, the actor tells Variety at Zurich Film Festival. “‘Spencer’ is going to be a big deal when it comes out. It has been so well received,” he says, calling his character “a bit of an antagonist.” “He believes in the sanctity of that system. Britain doesn’t have a constitution and if there is one thing that...