The film will receive its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on 9 September 2016 and its European premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on 5 October 2016. (we reported here)
A UNITED KINGDOM tells the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.
A UNITED KINGDOM is directed by Asante (Belle) from a screenplay by Guy Hibbert (Eye in the Sky), based on the book Colour Bar by Susan Williams. The cast is led by David Oyelowo (Selma) as Seretse Khama, with Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) playing his future wife Ruth Williams. Other cast includes Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean), Terry Pheto (Mandela), Tom Felton (Harry Potter), Arnold Oceng (Adulthood), Jack Lowden (’71) and Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey).
The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is delighted to announce that this year’s Opening Night gala will be Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom, the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.
The film will receive its European premiere on Wednesday 5 October at the Odeon Leicester Square, attended by cast and filmmakers with Asante, David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike expected on the red carpet. There will be a live cinecast from the London event and simultaneous screenings taking place at cinemas across the UK.
Junketeers is a new web series of Comedy Central. The eight-episode series was created and produced by Josh Horowitz and Ben Lyons. All episodes of the series are now available on Comedy Central’s YouTube Channel. In one episode,Tom Felton helps Christopher and Kevin repair their relationship in an elevator – watch below:
Yesterday was the big day for the cast of The Flash at the San Diego Comic Con – interviews, photo shooting, signing, meeting fans and many more. You can see in the photos and videos, they had a lot of fun.
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