Henry Czerny Cast In Atom Egoyan’s ‘Remember’
Revenge actor Henry Czerny has joined the cast of Atom Egoyan’s Remember. Christopher Plummer stars in the thriller in which the darkest chapter of modern history collides with a contemporary mission of … revenge. Czerny most recently was seen playing Conrad Grayson on the ABC primetime soap in which the character met his demise during the Season 3 finale – or did he? Either way, he’ll play Plummer’s son in the film on which IM Global’s specialty label Acclaim is handling world sales. Producers are Robert Lantos and Ari Lantos. Mark Musselman and Anant Singh are the executive producers. Czerny is repped by Domain and manager Perry Zimel.
Michelle Gomez Joins ‘Doctor Who’ Cast
Michelle Gomez (Bad Education, Green Wing) is joining the cast of Doctor Who. She will play the Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere when the series returns on August 23 with Peter Capaldi as the latest incarnation of the Time Lord. Lead writer and executive producer, Steven Moffat says: “I’ve known Michelle for years, and I’m thrilled to welcome her to Doctor Who. She’s everything we need — brilliant, Scottish, and a tiny bit satanic.” Filming is well underway for Series 8 of Doctor Who. Confirmed guest stars include Frank Skinner, Ben Miller, Tom Riley, Keeley Hawes and Hermione Norris.
Roman Polanski To Shoot Next Pic In Poland — Maybe
Roman Polanski plans to film a movie about France’s century-old Dreyfus Affair in Poland, but first we wants to be sure he won’t be extradited to the U.S. if he does. “We have yet to make the final decision,” said the project’s French producer Robert Benmussa. “We need confirmation in writing that Roman Polański’s status in Poland is that of complete security.” The Polish Film Institute said Krakow is a likely location to shoot the film, which is based on the Robert Harris novel An Officer And A Spy. Poland has an extradition treaty with the U.S., but Polanski visited the country for a film festival last year without incident.
UK To Ban Google Glass From Movie Theaters
UK cinemas are set to band Google Glass headsets amid worries that moviegoers will make copies targeted to the pirate market. Said Phil Clapp, CEO of the Cinema Exhibitors’ Association, “Customers will be requested not to wear these into cinema auditoriums, whether the film is playing or not.” Google Glass just went on sale in Britain this month after being available in the U.S. for two-plus years.
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