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Claudia Bassols & Akin Gazi: Knightfall (History)

17 July, 2018 - 5 days ago
Claudia Bassols and Akin Gazi both play series regular roles Queen Elena and Rashid in historical drama Knightfall for A&E Studios. The ten part epic premiered at the end of last year in the United States, but makes its British debut on the History Channel from July. Knightfall produced by Jeremy Renner, with Douglas Mackinnon (Outlander) serving as the main director. It chronicles the mysterious but true accounts of the Knights Templar, the elite warriors of the Crusades.

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Kerry Ingram: Free Rein (Netflix)

6 July, 2018 - 2 weeks ago Kerry Ingram | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Alex Harvey-Brown
Kerry Ingram (top right) plays series regular Becky across both seasons of Free Rein, with series two now available to watch on Netflix. Free Rein is an Emmy Award winning, Netflix Original television series created and written by Vicki Lutas and Anna McCleery. It's produced in the UK by Lime Pictures. Kerry Ingram stars alongside Jaylen Barron, Céline Buckens and Geoffrey McGivern. Set on an island off the coast of Britain, Zoe's (Jaylen Barron) life changes forever when

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Joivan Wade: The First Purge (Universal Pictures)

4 July, 2018 - 2 weeks ago Joivan Wade | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Skiddy
Joivan Wade leads cast in the fourth installment of The Purge film series from Blumhouse, Universal and Platinum Dunes. This chapter serves as a prequel, focusing on the events that lead up to the inaugural Purge event where, for a 12-hour period, all crime is legal. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when

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Franc Ashman: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

3 July, 2018 - 2 weeks ago Frances Ashman | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Nick Gregan
Franc Ashman has been announced as the new Hermione Granger in the 9 times Olivier award winning play Harry Potter And The Cursed Child. Franc will take over from Nicola Alexis, performing at the Palace Theatre, West End from mid July. Directed by John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is written by Jack Thorne and JK Rowling and first premiered in London in 2016, going on to win the most Olivier Awards in history. The production

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Percelle Ascott: The Innocents (Netflix Original)

28 June, 2018 - 3 weeks ago
PERCELLE ASCOTT leads the cast of major new Netflix series The Innocents. Teenagers Harry (Percelle Ascott) and June (Sorcha Groundsell) run away from their repressive family lives to be together. They're quickly thrown into an extraordinary journey of self-discovery that derails their innocent dream: Secrets kept from them by their parents test their love to the breaking point, and the extraordinary gift they possess unleashes powerful forces intent on dividing them forever. Guy Pearce also stars as Halvorson. P​roduced by the UK-based New

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Haruka Abe: Stath Lets Flats (Channel 4)

27 June, 2018 - 3 weeks ago
Haruka Abe plays series regular Tomoko in brand new Channel 4 comedy series Stath Lets Flats. The Rough Cut TV production is written by and stars comedian Jamie Demetiou (Fleabag, Paddington). It follows Stath, a chaotic but well-meaning lettings agent, working for his Greek-Cypriot father in North London. Across the series, Stath tries to prove himself a worthy heir to the family business, 'Michael and Eagle', despite his epic incompetence and divisive personality. Against the backdrop of

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Rhianne Barreto: Hanna (Amazon Studios)

26 June, 2018 - 3 weeks ago Rhianne Barreto

Rhianne Barreto is set to play lead role Sophie in Amazon television drama, Hanna.

Written by David Farr and directed by Sarah Adina Smith, the up coming American action drama web series is based on the 2011 film of the same name. Rhianne will star alongside Esme Creed-Miles who is playing Hanna, Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos.

The series is currently filming in Budapest and Hungary and will premiere on Amazon Video this year.

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Haruka Abe: Kiss Me First (Channel 4/Netflix)

25 June, 2018 - 3 weeks ago
Haruka Abe stars as series regular Tippi in innovative 6-part drama series Kiss Me First. The series is an adaptation of Lottie Moggach’s best-selling novel. Written by Bryan Elsely, the creator of Skins , it follows the story of Leila, a lonely 17-year-old girl who is addicted to a fictional online gaming site called Agora. While in Agora, Leila meets Tess, a cool and confident party girl who harbors a dark secret. In the real world, the two

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Amir Wilson: The Secret Garden (Heyday/Studio Canal)

24 June, 2018 - 4 weeks ago
Amir Wilson will star alongside Colin Firth and Julie Walters in the latest film adaptation of The Secret Garden for Heyday Films and StudioCanal. The BAFTA-winning Marc Munden ( Utopia, National Treasure ) will direct, with a script by prolific writer Jack Thorne ( Harry Potter and the Cursed Child ). Based on the classic 1911 children's book by Frances Hodgen Burnett, the storyline has been tweaked for this adaptation, reset in a sightly later period from the Edwardian era

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A Very English Scandal (BBC/Amazon)

22 June, 2018 - 1 month ago
Sainou clients Jasmyn Banks, Daryl McCormack, Nick Malinowski and Tim Chipping can all be seen across the 3-part BBC One Drama A Very English Scandal. The much anticipated political mini-series is directed by Stephen Frears and produced by Dan Winch. It focuses on British Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe who is accused of conspiracy to murder his ex-lover and is forced to stand trial in 1979. Jeremy Thorpe is played by Hugh Grant, with Ben Whishaw playing the young stable

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