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Bafta reveals 21 actors from under-represented backgrounds for Elevate initiative

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Bafta reveals 21 actors from under-represented backgrounds for Elevate initiative
Credits from those selected include ‘Bodyguard’, ‘The Personal History Of David Copperfield’.

Bafta has named 21 actors for the latest edition of its Elevate scheme, aimed at supporting those from under-represented groups in progressing to the next stage of their career.

Those selected include Anjli Mohindra, whose breakthrough role was as would-be terrorist Nadia in the BBC’s Bodyguard last year.

Also chosen is Anthony Welsh, whose film credits include Starred Up, Journeyman, and The Personal History Of David Copperfield, with TV roles in Fleabag and Pure.

Micky McGregor is also among those selected and has credits including Ken Loach’s I,
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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: Is the Amazon TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

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Is Jack Ryan still on the case? Has Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on Amazon? The television vulture is watching all the latest TV cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   

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An Amazon Prime Video political action thriller, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan stars John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce, Abbie Cornish, John Hoogenakker, Ali Suliman, Dina Shihabi, Amir El-Masry, Peter Fonda, Mena Massoud, Timothy Hutton, and Al Sapienza. Inspired by the fictional Tom Clancy character, this political action thriller follows Jack Ryan (Krasinski), a former Us Marine know working as a fledgling CIA analyst, whose
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Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Season Two Video Released by Amazon

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan is back in action. Amazon just released a new teaser for the TV show's second season.

The action thriller stars John Krasinski as Jack Ryan, a former Us Marine who is now working as a fledgling CIA analyst. The cast also includes Wendell Pierce, Abbie Cornish, John Hoogenakker, Ali Suliman, Dina Shihabi, Amir El-Masry, and Peter Fonda.

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Bafta reveals new members for 2018

Bafta reveals new members for 2018
Among new members are Maren Ade, Hugh Grant and Hayley Squires.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has revealed its 2018 intake of new members drawn from the film, TV and games industry.

Among the 386 new members are actors Hugh Grant, Willem Dafoe and Hayley Squires, directors Maren Ade (Toni Erdmann), Daniel Kokotajlo (Apostasy) and Michael Pearce (Beast), film execs Shana Eddy-Grouf (Studiocanal) and Katie Goodson-Thomas (Fox Searchlight), and La La Land producers Jordan Horowitz and Fred Berger.

Former UK and Ireland Screen Stars of Tomorrow in the new intake include producer Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly and actor Jessie Barden.
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BAFTA Reveals 2018 New Members: Jodie Whittaker, Hugh Grant, Letitia Wright, Willem Dafoe Among Crop; See Full List

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BAFTA Reveals 2018 New Members: Jodie Whittaker, Hugh Grant, Letitia Wright, Willem Dafoe Among Crop; See Full List
Hugh Grant, Jodie Whittaker and Letitia Wright are among 386 new BAFTA members. The 2018 intake span the film, games and TV industries across eleven countries. Scroll down for the full list of new members.

Among new members are BAFTA-winner Grant, Doctor Who star Whittaker, BAFTA-nominee Willem Dafoe, Black Panther star Letitia Wright, La La Land producers Jordan Horowitz and Fred Berger, Mad Max: Fury Road costume designer Jenny Beavan, Toni Erdmann director Maren Ade, and UK broadcasters Sandi Toksvig and Simon Mayo.

BAFTA comprises around 8,000 members worldwide. The UK org tweaked its membership requirements in 2016 in a bid to improve diversity of intake.

Amanda Berry, Chief Executive of BAFTA, said, “We’re delighted to welcome our new members to BAFTA. Our members represent the breadth of the ever-evolving film, games and television industries. They sit at the heart of everything BAFTA does, from mentoring emerging talent, voting in the Awards, sharing
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Protagonist boards refugee drama 'Limbo' with Film4, BFI, Screen Scotland (exclusive)

Film now shooting in Scotland.

London-based sales outfit Protagonist Pictures has taken world rights to Ben Sharrock’s refugee drama Limbo, that is now shooting in Scotland.

The film is Sharrock’s second feature after Pikadero, which won the Michael Powell Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2016.

Limbo stars Amir El-Masry, whose credits include Jack Ryan, with Vikash Bhai, Ola Orebiyi, Kwabena Ansah, Sidse Babett Knudsen and Kais Nashif in a story set on a fictional Scottish island where refugees are waiting to be granted asylum. The film also features non-actors, including refugees, in small roles.

The film
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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: Season Two; Tom Wlaschiha (Game of Thrones) to Recur on Amazon Series

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan has some new company. Deadline reports Game of Thrones star Tom Wlaschiha will recur on season two of the Amazon TV show.

The action thriller stars John Krasinski as Jack Ryan, a former Us Marine who is now working as a fledgling CIA analyst. The cast also includes Wendell Pierce, Abbie Cornish, John Hoogenakker, Ali Suliman, Dina Shihabi, Amir El-Masry, and Peter Fonda.

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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: Season One Viewer Votes

How action-packed is the first season of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan TV show on Amazon? Usually, the Nielsen ratings play a big role in determining whether a TV show like Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan is cancelled or renewed for season two. Amazon and other streaming platforms, however, collect their own data. If you've been watching this TV series, we'd love to know how you feel about the season one episodes of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan. We invite you to rate them for us, below.

An Amazon political action thriller, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan stars John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce, Abbie Cornish, John Hoogenakker, Ali Suliman, Dina Shihabi, Amir El-Masry, Peter Fonda, Mena Massoud, Timothy Hutton, and Al Sapienza. Inspired by the fictional Tom Clancy character, this political action thriller follows Jack Ryan (Krasinski), a former Us Marine who is now working as a
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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

Network: Amazon.

Episodes: Ongoing (hour).

Seasons: Ongoing.

TV show dates: August 31, 2018 — present.

Series status: Has not been cancelled.

Performers include: John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce, Abbie Cornish, John Hoogenakker, Ali Suliman, Dina Shihabi, Amir El-Masry, Peter Fonda, Mena Massoud, Timothy Hutton, and Al Sapienza.

TV show description:

Based on the Tom Clancy character of page and silver screen, the Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan TV show comes from creators Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland. The political action thriller follows Jack Ryan (Krasinski), a former Us Marine who is now working as a fledgling CIA analyst. .

The drama series kicks off with Ryan spending his days behind a desk, analyzing suspicious financial transactions. Along with his boss, James
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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: Renewed for Season Two Ahead of Amazon Series Premiere

Never fear, the CIA's Jack Ryan is here. Amazon has renewed Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan TV show for a second season, nearly four months ahead of the action drama's August 31st series premiere. According to Amazon, executive producers Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland are set to continue as co-showrunners. An Amazon political thriller, featuring the fictional hero of book and film fame, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan stars John Krasinski in the title role. The first season also stars Abbie Cornish, Wendell Pierce, Ali Suliman, Dina Shihabi, and Amir El-Masry, with Peter Fonda, Mena Massoud, Timothy Hutton, and Al Sapienza recurring. Read More…
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‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ Trailer: John Krasinski Takes Charge in Amazon’s Big Super Bowl Ad — Watch

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Amazon has released the trailer for “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,” the latest take on the spy novelist’s best-known character. After being played by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, and Chris Pine, the CIA agent will now be portrayed by John Krasinski. Watch the trailer below.

Read More:‘Jack Ryan’: Amazon’s TV Series Is Inspired by the Harrison Ford Movies, Debuts in 2018

Here’s the synopsis for the series, which was created by Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland: “‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ follows an up-and-coming CIA analyst thrust into a dangerous field assignment for the first time. The series follows Ryan as he uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale.”

Abbie Cornish, Ali Suliman, and Amir El-Masry co-star in the series. Morten Tyldum (“The Imitation Game,
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Amir El-Masry cast in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series

Another cast member joined Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, the upcoming Amazon series based on Clancy’s central hero from many of his political/espionage novels, with Amir El-Masry (The Night Manager) signing on for a villain role.

El-Masry will portray Ibrahim, the right-hand man to Ali Suliman’s Islamic terrorist Suleiman. He is described as “the most trusted member of Suleiman’s sect, though softer and more cerebral than his cohorts”.

Jack Ryan stars The Office‘s John Krasinski as the title character just as he’s joined the CIA as an analyst. The series will see him uncover a pattern in terrorist communications that puts him at the centre of a terrorist plot that could destabilize the entire world. Jack Ryan comes from Lost‘s Carlton Cuse and Fringe‘s Graham Roland. Roland wrote the pilot based on a story he and Cuse developed and both will act as executive producers.
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Amir El-Masry Joins ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’; Jimmy Jean-Louis Recurs On ‘Claws’

Amir El-Masry (The Night Manager) has booked a supporting role in Amazon's upcoming original series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan. John Krasinski plays Jack Ryan, who uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale. El-Masry will play Ibrahim, the most trusted member of Suleiman's (Ali Suliman) sect, though softer and more cerebral than his cohorts…
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Amir El-Masry Joins ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’; Jimmy Jean-Louis Recurs On ‘Claws’

Amir El-Masry Joins ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’; Jimmy Jean-Louis Recurs On ‘Claws’
Amir El-Masry (The Night Manager) has booked a supporting role in Amazon's upcoming original series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan. John Krasinski plays Jack Ryan, who uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale. El-Masry will play Ibrahim, the most trusted member of Suleiman's (Ali Suliman) sect, though softer and more cerebral than his cohorts…
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Rosewater Movie Review

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Rosewater Movie Review
Title: Rosewater Director: Jon Stewart Starring: Gael García Bernal, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Kim Bodnia, Jason Jones, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer, Arian Moayed, Amir El-Masry. The feature film ‘Rosewater’ is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir ‘Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival,’ written by the BBC journalist Maziar Bahari. This true story, marks the screenwriting and directorial debut of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ host, Jon Stewart. Rosewater follows the Tehran-born Bahari, a 42-year-old broadcast journalist with Canadian citizenship living in London. In June 2009, Bahari returned to Iran to interview Mir-Hossein Moussavi, who was the prime challenger to controversial incumbent president Mahmoud [ Read More ]

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‘Foxcatcher’, ‘Rosewater’ & ‘Homesman’, Oh My! — Specialty Box Office Preview

‘Foxcatcher’, ‘Rosewater’ & ‘Homesman’, Oh My! — Specialty Box Office Preview
This weekend’s onslaught of smaller new films will have awards contenders and big names to jostle with at the box office. Awards hopefuls Foxcatcher and The Homesman begin their theatrical runs in limited New York and L.A. rollouts, with the former a likely winner in the first weekend when the numbers come in Sunday. The films from Sony Pictures Classics and Roadside Attractions, respectively, tell particularly American stories, though from very different eras. The Daily Show‘s Jon Stewart took time off in 2013 to work on his directorial debut. Open Road’s Rosewater, starring Gael García Bernal, will begin its theatrical rollout this weekend. It will be the biggest opener of this weekend’s cadre of specialty newcomers, playing in several hundred locations in the U.S. and Canada. Actor Chris Lowell also makes his filmmaking launch with Beside Still Waters. The project had smooth sailing until it came time for distribution,
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