Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

Helena Bonham Carter boards Newell’s “Great Expectations”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Helena Bonham Carter will team with director Mike Newell (“Donnie Brasco,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral”) for an adaptation of “Great Expectations.” The oft-adapted Dickens novel will return to the screen courtesy of BBC Films, which made the announcement this morning in Cannes, according to the[...]

Hollywood producer sets his sights on Dickens

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For years, Hollywood has spent time and money adapting the works of Charles Dickens. Finally, the author will get to be the lead (of sorts) in a film. Alex Ross, a film producer (“The List”) and the founder of WriteMovies.com, has announced that his latest feature[...]

Michael Gambon to Appear in Christmas Episode of “Dr. Who”

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Fans of both Dr. Who and Harry Potter will have a bit of a surprise in their stocking this Christmas, as it has been announced that Michael Gambon will appear in the Christmas special for the popular BBC series. Gambon, who has portrayed Hogwarts Headmaster[...]