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National Television Awards 2018

12 November, 2017 - 1 month ago
Sainou has clients across 16 shows nominated for major awards at the 2018 NTA's. Six of these are in the Best TV Drama category, with nominations for Game Of Thrones, The Crown, Liar, Apple Tree Yard, Good Karma Hospital, and Call The Midwife, all of which are packed with Sainou talent in recurring or series regular roles. The BBC's Cormoran Strike: Cuckoo's Calling and In The Dark have both been nominated for Best Crime Drama, and Bad Move has been nominated for

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Untitled Pippa Bianco Feature Film

12 November, 2017 - 1 month ago Rhianne Barreto
RHIANNE BARRETO will lead the cast of A24's untitled Pippa Bianco project. The film, which A24 will distribute, is based on Bianco's short film Share, which centered on a teenage girl whose life is torn apart after the release of a disturbing video at her small-town high school. The 11-minute short won prizes at both SXSW and Cannes. Poorna Jagannathan, Charlie Plummer, J.C. MacKenzie and Lovie Simone also are attached. Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Matt Parker, Carly Hugo and Tyler Byrne are producing the

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Mammon: Emmy Awards

11 November, 2017 - 1 month ago Laura Christensen | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Patrick Bentley
Series two of Norwegian thriller Mammon with Laura Christensen playing leading role Ellen Claussen has been nominated for 'Best Drama’ at the 45th International Emmy Awards. In Mammon, a well-known and controversial journalist is killed. Norway is in shock. Freedom of expression is under attack and the country fears that terror will strike again. As the story unfolds, the journalist’s wife (Laura Christensen) and Peter Vera (Jon Øigarden) try to unravel what and why this happened. Head of production company NRK Drama,

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Joivan Wade – ‘The Purge: The Island’

10 November, 2017 - 1 month ago Joivan Wade | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Skiddy
Joivan Wade has been announced as lead cast for the fourth installment of The Purge film series from Blumhouse, Universal and Platinum Dunes. This chapter will serve 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. Gerard McMurray is directing from a script by franchise creator James DeMonaco, who wrote and directed the previous three films. DeMonaco is producing with Jason Blum, Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew

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Imogen Gurney: Safe (Netflix)

9 November, 2017 - 1 month ago Imogen Gurney headshot 2017
Imogen Gurney will play recurring character Tilly Chahal in eight-part hour Netflix drama series Safe from bestselling writer Harlan Coben. Safe will star Michael C. Hall and Amanda Abbington (Sherlock, Crooked House) and is written by BAFTA and Emmy Award winning writer Danny Brocklehurst (Ordinary Lies, The Driver, Shameless). In Safe, which is set in a picturesque gated community, Hall plays Tom, a pediatric surgeon who is raising his two teenage daughters Jenny and Carrie alone after the death of his wife.

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Akin Gazi: Knightfall (History)

8 November, 2017 - 1 month ago Akin Gazi | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Luke Pajak
Akin Gazi plays series regular Rashid in Knightfall which will air on History later this year. The ten part historical drama wrapped filming in mid December and History have released the first glimpse of the upcoming series in a teaser trailer. The series is produced by Jeremy Renner with Douglas Mackinnon (Outlander) serving as the main director. Knightfall chronicles the mysterious but true accounts of the Knights Templar, the elite warriors of the Crusades. It delves into the great secrets protected by the

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Strictly Come Dancing

7 November, 2017 - 1 month ago Davood Ghadami
DAVOOD GHADAMI was announced as the second contestant confirmed for 2017’s Strictly Come Dancing celebrity line-up. He joins Mollie King, Ruth Langsford, Gemma Atkinson, Reverend Richard Coles, Joe McFadden, Simon Rimmer, Aston Merrygold, Susan Calman, Brian Conley, Charlotte Hawkins, Chizzy Akudolu, Alexandra Burke, Debbie McGee and Jonnie Peacock to strut his stuff on Strictly Come Dancing 2017. [caption id="attachment_20213" align="alignleft" width="630"] DAVOOD GHADAMI is one of the celebrity contestants in Strictly Come Dancing

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Daniel Adegboyega: Save Me (Sky Atlantic)

6 November, 2017 - 1 month ago Daniel Adegboyega | Sainou Talent Agency London
Daniel Adegboyega plays series regular Bertram in Sky Atlantic drama Save Me. From World Productions, the company behind award-winning Line of Duty, Save Me is created and written by Lennie James (Critical, The Walking Dead) and directed by BAFTA winner Nick Murphy (Occupation, The Last Kingdom). James, who wrote award-winning drama Storm Damage, also stars in the series with BAFTA winner Suranne Jones and Stephen Graham. Save Me brings a unique and unlikely hero to Sky Atlantic in the form of

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David Avery: Troy: Fall of a City (BBC/Netflix)

5 November, 2017 - 1 month ago David Avery
David Avery will star as series regular Xanthius in David Farr’s (The Night Manager) visceral eight-part retelling of the fall of Troy. An epic tale of mortals and gods, David Farr’s psychologically rich and sweeping narrative goes back to the story’s origins: to the judgement of Paris, his scandalous love affair with Helen, and the ill-starred prophecy surrounding his birth. Told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege, Troy: Fall Of A City is a

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Haruka Abe: Kiss Me First (Netflix)

4 November, 2017 - 1 month ago Haruka Abe
Haruka Abe stars in the new drama Kiss Me First as series regular Tippi. Written by Bryan Elsely, the creator of Skins, six hourlong episodes will premiere on E4 with Netflix streaming the series globally.

Kiss Me First is an adaptation of Lottie Moggach’s best-selling young adult novel and explores the creation of identity in the digital world. The series tells 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

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