Dream scenario: You receive an invitation to the Open House mentioned in recent poll, which of the following little black dresses would you be most likely to wear?
See the Narrator of this program(thanks Fabo): http://www.radiotimes.com/episode/cmnhf2/fraud-squad--08082013
The following headline is hilarious. It seems a decision was made that it would be necessary to sell the upcoming Starz series 'The White Queen' as a costume drama "without the costumes":) for the American audience. Since when are UK tv shows circumspect when it comes to nudity??? Apparently so when it comes to portrayals of their historic figures. Ah well, if that's what it takes to keep historic sagas *hot* for US tv audiences, so be it. It is understandable why a nation doesn't want to display their former heads of state au naturelle - imagine the reaction if a US tv network developed a series based on life of George Washington, with the first President nude? haha Better not go there! Now Thomas Jefferson - oh yeah - Bring It On! That man was a TDH 18th century genius who could not finish writing The Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia until his new bride traveled from their home in Virginia to pay her husband a surprise visit. Here's the article showing the visual differences between what was shown in UK and what will be aired in US. (Bit of trivia for RA fans - the young king in this new series is actually the son of the actress who played Hannah Thornton in N&S. See photos in following article to get to know him far better:) The White Queen starts Aug 10 on Starz channel in USA.
Well, we almost saw an early desolation of Smaug, but no doubt we'll find the real thing that much more satisfying in Dec;D Did bbcA shoot itself in the foot with that matchup? None of the others are of any interest to me and probably many others, so they've managed to cut off many daily hits to their website. No reason to go there for another year..Here are the final poll results of Thorin vs Smaug:
Here's Peter Jackson's Facebook page. Any man who has the b..errr..confidence to start his last day of shooting a major movie by hugging his cat, and subsequently ending that day in the same way, deserves strong kudos all around. See director Jackson's hour by hour description of the very last day of shooting The Hobbit trilogy...