Tom Hardy to Star in Latest Adaptation of ‘A Christmas Carol’

Tom Hardy to Star in Latest Adaptation of ‘A Christmas Carol’

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Yet another adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol is coming. This time, in the form of a BBC mini-series.   Steven Knight, the creator of Peaky Blinders, will executive produce the mini-series along with Tom Hardy, who is also set to star. Knight has confirmed that the script is finished and filming is planned to start this year.   In an interview with Collider, Knight gave more information about what the project will be:   It’s gonna be three one-hours, it’s largely done in terms of the script. We’re planning to shoot this year and hopefully get it on the screen for Christmas… Its …

New ‘Les Miserables’ Mini-Series Will Be Different From Past Adaptations

New ‘Les Miserables’ Mini-Series Will Be Different From Past Adaptations

It looks like Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables has gone from classic novel to beloved musical to Academy Award-winning movie and is now becoming a TV mini-series. The six-part adaption will be a collaboration between BBC One and Masterpiece, and, just like the movie adaption, the cast is star-studded yet again. Dominic West will play Jean Valjean, David Oyelowo will portray Javert, while Lily Collins will take on the role of Fantine, and Adeel Akhtar will play Monsieur Thenardier nad. Madame Thenardier will be played by Olivia Colman.    Image Via Variety   The mini-series will actually be a different take …