Anthony Hopkins

Starz, BBC team for Hopkins/McKellen drama

US premium cable net Starz and UK pubcaster the BBC are uniting to coproduce The Dresser, a TV adaptation of Ronald Harwood period play of the same name. The cast will include Anthony Hopkins (Silence of the Lambs) and Ian McKellen (The Lord of the Rings), marking the first time the veteran British actors have […]

BBC orders War and Peace adaptation

UK public broadcaster the BBC has ordered a new adaptation of Tolstoy classic War and Peace from Andrew Davies, the writer of TV series including Pride and Prejudice and Mr Selfridge. Davies’ film credits include the Bridget Jones movies. The BBC made a highly regarded adaptation of the novel starring Anthony Hopkins in the early […]