According to Variety, Tom has joined the cast of A United Kingdom. The film will be directed by BAFTA-winning filmmaker Amma Asante. The script is written by Guy Hibbert, who has won four BAFTAs.
“A United Kingdom” has also added several other cast members: Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” franchise and also appeared in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” Nicholas Lyndhurst, who was three times BAFTA nominated for comedy “Only Fools and Horses…,” Laura Carmichael, who played Lady Edith Crawley in “Downton Abbey,” and Arnold Oceng, who starred alongside Reese Witherspoon in “The Good Lie.”
The film tells the true story of the relationship between Seretse Khama, the chief to be of the powerful Bamangwato tribe in the British colony of Bechuanaland in the late 1940s, and a white, middle-class Englishwoman, Ruth Williams, and how hostility to their marriage exposed the racism of the British government. Khama later become the first president of Botswana, following its independence.
Read the full article on Variety
Film/TV Producer Charlie Hanson also tweeted today :
Filming started today in Serowe / Republic of Botswana in Southern Africa.
According to the production’s local fixer, Arthur January the movie will also be shot at Malaka, Palapye, Moralane and in London a week later.
The filming will go on until 1, November 2015. “From June 2016 there will be a road show around all major towns and villages until Independence eve when it will premier,” said January.
sources : thevoicebw & Variety
Do you remember? Tom and Amma have already worked together in Amma’s drama film Belle.
Tom Felton’s TV series Murder in the First, in which Tom played the character of Erich Blunt, is now available to buy on DVD in a number of European countries.
The DVD was released in Spain, but it is available as an import in several countries on Amazon.
- Language: English, German, French, Spanish
- Subtitles: French, Spanish, English, German
- Region: Region 2
The Making of a Crime Drama with Steven Bochco and Eric Lodal /
Murder is Only the Beginning / Behind the Scenes
The DVD can be ordered via Amazon in Spain (
42 € – current price 29.39 €),
UK (£ 45.99) , Germany (55.99 €) and France (49.99 €)
The DVD is also available in Australia very soon (Region 4) – release date for Australia : 2nd December 2015 !
You can pre-order the DVD here on dvdwarehouse.com.au ($ 39.95)
You can also buy the DVD (Region 1) of Murder in the First in the
$ 39.98 – current price $ 19.84)
CDN$ 46.99 – current price CDN$ 34.88)
Yesterday was a special screening of Tom’s upcoming movie Risen at Sony Pictures Studios in LA.
Here are some reviews:
Had the privilege of being a part of an early screening of #risenmovie
Incredibly well done with an exceptional cast! Joseph Fiennes and Tom Felton were fantastic, both onscreen & in person.
Huge honor to hear firsthand from Joseph Fiennes & today about movie! Both so talented!
… well-acted, understated, and beautiful.
@LisaHendey: The morning I sat & chatted w/ Draco Malfoy & Shakespeare. Tom Felton & Joseph Fiennes are so talented & humble!
: I hosted interviews with Tom Felton and Joseph Fiennes this morning for their new movie, Risen. Go see it when it releases in January! #RisenMovie #MediaJunket #TomFelton #JosephFiennes #DracoMalfoy #HarryPotter
Lisa Hendey: Selfie fun w actor Super talented & kind!Stay tuned for more !
The bible movie will be released in US theaters on Friday, January 22, 2016
(we reported here and here)
other release dates (source IMDb):
Germany: 17th March 2016 / UK: 18th March 2016 / Sweden: 25th March 2016 / Netherlands: 5th May 2016
Watch h e r e the first trailer and h e r e the second trailer !
Risen – official facebook page
Risen – official twitter page
As you know, Tom is currently in London for filming his upcoming movie Stratton.
Tom plays “Cummings” from MI6.
We have some press pics of Tom on set yesterday.
He and Gemma Chan were filming in Hackney / London:
More on set pics in our gallery.
Yesterday, Tom posted some pics from set:
Gemma Chan posted – (note: @t22felton is Tom’s instagram account):
Today, Tom’s brother Chris posted a pic of his daughter with her uncle on set :
Jaza loving her 1st day on set with her uncle @t22felton
If you would like to know the exact plot of the movie, then please click h e r e and read it on the official website of GFM Films. But beware : SPOILER !!!
If you missed Tom Felton’s documentary Tom Felton Meets the Superfans on BBC Three, then you have a new chance to watch it.
Tom Felton Meets the Superfans is now available on iTunes UK.
>> Tom Felton Meets the Superfans on iTunes UK <<
BTW, the American multi-platform media company FUSION has announced Tom Felton Meets the Superfans for the upcoming program on their television network. (Broadcast date: to be determined)