Star-Studded Shakespeare Biopic ‘All Is True’ Headed for Oscar Glory

Star-Studded Shakespeare Biopic ‘All Is True’ Headed for Oscar Glory

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Just in time for Oscar season, a star-studded film about the life of William Shakespeare, All Is True, will hit cinemas. It’s title was an alternate name for Shakespeare’s play Henry VIII.   The Guardian reports that Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench will star in a film about the life of William Shakespeare , All Is True, which will also be directed by Branagh. The film is cutting it close, releasing just one week before the cut-off for Oscar season. It has pretty strong competition from contenders like Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, Mary Queen of Scots and many more.      Image via Giphy    The …

BBC to Adapt Terry Pratchett’s ‘Discworld’ for 8-Part Series

BBC to Adapt Terry Pratchett’s ‘Discworld’ for 8-Part Series

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BBC have announced their plans for The Watch, an eight-part series based on Terry Pratchett’s Discworld book series.   Pratchett’s Discworld is beloved, and known as something of a parody of worlds created by the likes of J.R.R. Tolkien, H.P. Lovecraft, Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare. Discworld also dabbles in mythology and fairytales which constructs a world like no other.      Image via humanitydarkerside   The Discworld novels have sold more than ninety million copies worldwide and have been translated into over thirty different languages! Deadline reports that:  The character-driven series centers on Terry Pratchett’s misfit cops as they fight to save a ramshackle city of normalized wrongness, from both the …