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Borderline: Series Two

19 October, 2017 - 3 hours ago David Avery | Sainou Talent Agency London
Hit comedy series Borderline returns for a second series this Autumn on Channel 5, with David Avery as series regular Tariq. Borderline is a mockumentary series following an inept team of UK border officials, devised by Michael Orton-Toliver and Chris Gau, and narrated and exec-produced by Ralf Little. Series one is now available on Netflix, whilst the new series hits screens in late October

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National Television Awards 2018

12 October, 2017 - 1 week ago
Sainou is delighted to have 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

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Untitled Pippa Bianco Feature Film

12 October, 2017 - 1 week 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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London Film Festival 2017

10 October, 2017 - 1 week ago
The 2017 London Film Festival is underway, with a number of Sainou clients appearing across multiple films in the season. HATTIE GOTOBED in Beast BILL THOMAS in Loving Vincent RICK BACON in Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool WILLIAM TRAVIS in Dark River NICHOLAS AGNEW in Journey's End The BFI London Film Festival – the biggest, brightest and best event in the capital’s film-going calendar – hits cinemas across the city from October 4-15 2017. Screening everything from high-profile, celeb-heavy red-carpet-gala premieres of big Hollywood movies

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Strictly Come Dancing

30 September, 2017 - 2 weeks 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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Grace Lynn Kung: Fahrenheit 451

1 September, 2017 - 1 month ago Grace Lynn Kung | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Paula Wilson
Grace Lynn Kung has been announced to join the cast of HBO's television film Fahrenheit 451. The telepic, which is in development at the premium cable network, is based on Ray Bradbury's 1953 classic novel of the same name. The novel depicts a dystopian future where media is an opiate, history is outlawed and "firemen" burn books and revolves around Montag, a young fireman who forsakes his world, battles his mentor and struggles to regain his humanity. Ramin Bahrani (Noruz Films) is

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Tamar Novas: Fariña

23 August, 2017 - 1 month ago Tamar Novas | Sainou Talent Agency London
Tamar Novas plays series regular Rogue in Spanish TV series Fariña with its initial release scheduled later this year. Fariña, directed by Carlos Sedes and produced by Atresmedia Televisión in collaboration with the Galician producer Bambú Producciones, adapts the book Fariña by Nacho Carretero. The first season comprises of ten episodes covering the period from the late 1970s to the Nécora operation in the early 1990s where the lack of income is strangling family economies on the Galician coast. It is the

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Akin Gazi: Knightfall

23 July, 2017 - 2 months 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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Continuing Drama

16 July, 2017 - 3 months ago Davood Ghadami
Sainou is pleased to represent talent across three of the highest profile continuing drama's on UK television. DAVOOD GHADAMI plays Kush in Eastenders, for which he won "Best Newcomer" at the TV Choice Awards. He has also been nominated for "Best Newcomer" and "Best Actor" at the British Soap Awards. In Coronation Street, SALLY ANN MATTHEWS plays troublemaker Jenny Bradley, and SHELLEY KING plays Yasmin Nazir. And in Hollyoaks, NADINE MULKERRIN plays Cleo McQueen, and was nominated for "Best Actress" at the 2017

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

14 July, 2017 - 3 months ago David Avery | Sainou Talent Agency London
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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