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anansi boys
As production continues on author Neil Gaiman & actor/comedian Sir Lenny Henry's upcoming adaptation of Anansi Boys for Amazon's Prime Video, we've learned that Whoopi Goldberg (Star Trek: Picard) has joined the cast in a role that Gaiman describes as "going to be scary." Goldberg is set to portray Bird Woman aka The God of[...]
anansi boys
In a week that's already brought a huge wave of updates & announcements, author Neil Gaiman and actor/comedian Sir Lenny Henry have rounded out the cast of their upcoming adaptation of Anansi Boys for Amazon's Prime Video First reported exclusively by Deadline Hollywood, CCH Pounder (Avatar), Jason Watkins (The Crown), and Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve)[...]
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First up, Sir Lenny Henry returns to host alongside former Doctor Who star David Tennant, Walk the Line judge Alesha Dixon, former Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two host Zoe Ball, and comedian Paddy McGuinness Broadcasting live from the BBC's Manchester headquarters on BBC One & BBC iPlayer in the U.K, the special event will[...]
Sir Lenny Henry Shows Off Mark Buckingham's Boy With Wings Art On BBC
Sir Lenny Henry has a new middle-grade novel out, The Boy With Wings, which he talked about on the BBC's Graham Norton Show last night While the headlines will have focused on Jodie Whittaker previewing the new season of Doctor Who, Dame Eileen Atkin talking about charitable blow-jobs, Billy Connelly's naked streak and Tom Daley[...]
Steven S. DeKnight Holds Fast in The Daily LITG, 12th of October 2021
And Lenny Henry talking about being in the Lord Of The Rings TV show on BBC Radio 4, spread all over the world. Steven S DeKnight by Gage Skidmore LITG: The ten most-read stories, yesterday Steven S DeKnight Quits Marvel Till Akira Yoshida Situation Resolved Jonathan Kent, The New Superman, Out As Bisexual From DC Comics Mattel's Masters of the[...]
The Lenny Henry Show - On Superheroes Getting The Black Prefix...
And Lenny Henry talking about being in the Lord Of The Rings TV show on BBC Radio 4, spread all over the world. Lenny Henry BBC PR LITG: The ten most-read stories, yesterday Sir Lenny Henry On Being A Black Hobbit In The Lord Of The Rings Steven S DeKnight Quits Marvel Till Akira Yoshida Situation Resolved What If…? Episode[...]
The Lenny Henry Show - On Superheroes Getting The Black Prefix...
And Lenny Henry talking about being in the Lord Of The Rings TV show on BBC Radio 4, spread all over the world. Lenny Henry BBC PR LITG: The ten most-read stories, yesterday Sir Lenny Henry On Being A Black Hobbit In The Lord Of The Rings What If…? Episode 9 Review: A Bad Show Ends on Even Worse[...]
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Joining Laurence O'Fuarain, Sophia Brown, and Michelle Yeoh are Sir Lenny Henry ("Lord Of the Rings" Series) as Balor, Mirren Mack (The Nest) as Merwyn, Nathaniel Curtis (It's A Sin) as Brían, and Dylan Moran (Black Books) as Uthrok One-Nut In addition, Deadline Hollywood reports that Jacob Collins-Levy (Young Wallander) is set for the role of[...]
Anansi Boys
With the streamer and celebrated author set to begin production (fingers crossed) on the second season of Gaiman and Sir Terry Pratchett's Good Omens this fall comes news that Gaiman and actor/comedian Sir Lenny Henry would be teaming up to write a six-episode live-action limited series adaptation of Anansi Boys for Amazon With filming set[...]
The Lord of the Rings prequel series synopsis leak? (Image: Amazon Prime)
Amazon Studios produces, in conjunction with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema. Promo screen cap image from The Lord of the Rings series video (Image: Amazon Prime Video) The prequel series stars Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin,[...]
The Lenny Henry Show - On Superheroes Getting The Black Prefix...
Sir Lenny Henry has brought back his eighties BBC comedy sketch show The Lenny Henry Show, to BBC Radio 4 Which means he can open the first show with an effects-heavy sketch as the superhero saving the day Comet Or as everyone insisted on calling him, Black Comet It rather gets on his nerves… noting[...]
Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor, Sacha Dhawan as The Master - Doctor Who _ Season 12, Episode 10 - Photo Credit: James Pardon/BBC Studios/BBC America
Do you know he played a renegade Time Lord in the BBC 2001 audio drama Doctor Who: Death Comes to Time? That was a totally noncanonical story that killed off the 7th Doctor at the end. Oh, and Lenny Henry – should we call him Sir Lenny Henry now? The Queen knighted him – as a[...]
doctor who
Written by showrunner and head writer Chris Chibnall, the second-half of the series premiere will air on Sunday, January 5 – with subsequent episodes airing on Sundays. BBC Last month, Doctor Who fans learned that Stephen Fry, Sir Lenny Henry CBE, Goran Višnjić, and Robert Glenister would be joining Jodie Whittaker's 13th Doctor during Series 12, and[...]