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Julita / September 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Hunger Games actress Natalie Dormer will join an all-star panel to discuss the future of women on screen and, in her own words, “whether women are really getting their due in Hollywood and beyond”.

Natalie will be joined on the panel by Empire magazine’s editor-in-chief, Terri White, Belle director Amma Asante and Downton Abbey actress Cara Theobold.

She said: “Last year seemed like a good one for women in cinema, with Imperator Furiosa burning across the desert and Rey taking up position at the heart of Star Wars.
But what does the future hold? And are women really getting their due in Hollywood and beyond?
Fewer than 20% of major films have female film leads, only 6% of Hollywood blockbusters have female directors and you’re still almost twice as likely to hear a man speak on the big screen as a woman.”

The panel is part of the annual Empire Live event, which runs from September 23 to September 25, and will see the film magazine hosting exclusive screenings of upcoming movies, as well as question and answer sessions with a host of big stars.

The magazine’s editor-in-chief Terri said: “We’re thrilled to have Natalie join us on the Women on Screen panel – not only is she one of Britain’s most in-demand actresses, but she also brings a unique insight into the worlds of both film and television with recent high-profile projects including The Hunger Games, The Forest and Game Of Thrones.”

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Julita / September 01, 2016 / 0 Comments

Game of Thrones actress Natalie Dormer will star opposite Mel Gibson and Sean Penn in The Professor and the Madman, Icon Productions’ adaptation of Simon Winchester’s best-seller about the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Farhad Safinia, who wrote Gibson’s Apocalypto, is directing the project, which Gibson has been trying to get off the ground since 1998. Eighteen years later, it’s about to happen, as principal photography begins in late September.

Voltage is repping the international rights and will be selling the film at TIFF. Gibson is producing with Bruce Davey.

Gibson will play Professor James Murray, who in 1857 set about compiling the OED, one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. Penn will play Dr. W.C. Minor, who submitted more than 10,000 entries but also was an inmate at an asylum for the criminally insane.

Dormer will play a widow whose husband was killed by Penn and whose family he wants to help. A complicated romance ensues.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Julita / July 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Unfortunately Natalie wasn’t nominated for Emmy Awards in Outstanding Supporting Actress this year, but HBO has announced GOT S6 DVD & BR release date and details, and Natalie will be featured in extras!

Season Six debuts from HBO Home Entertainment on Digital HD on August 1, 2016 and on Blu-ray™ with Digital HD and DVD November 15, 2016.

The Digital HD Download will include Bran’s Journey, a nine-minute feature delving into the shocking and revelatory journey Bran Stark took in Season 6. The Dothraki World is a behind-the-Scenes featurette bringing viewers up to speed on the Dothraki culture, not seen since Season 1. Inside Game of Thrones: Prosthetics is a behind-the-Scenes featurette detailing what goes into the show’s prosthetics creation, and the final Digital HD bonus feature, The Game Revealed, is a five-part series covering the creation of Season 6’s most epic set pieces and scenes.

Blu-ray with Digital Copy includes all DVD features plus In-Episode Guide, where fans can dig deeper into the show with this in-feature resource that provides background information about on-screen characters, locations, and relevant histories. Histories and Lore allows fans to learn about the mythology of Westeros and Essos as told from the varying perspectives of the characters themselves in 18 history pieces.

The DVD features include The Battle of the Bastards: An In-Depth Look, a behind-the-scenes piece examining the production challenges of creating this epic event, including explorations of VFX, stunts, and interviews with key cast and crew. Recreating the Dothraki World is another behind-the-scenes piece looking at the creation of Vaes Dothrak and its importance to Dany’s evolution. 18 Hours at the Paint Hall follows all three shooting units as they converge in this behind-the-scenes snapshot of a day in the life of the largest show on television.

There will also be the most commentaries ever recorded for Game of Thrones:
Episode 601: Director Jeremy Podeswa, Director of Photography Greg Middleton, and Daniel Portman (Podrick Payne)
Episode 602: Writer Dave Hill, Michael McElhatton (Roose Bolton), Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Bolton), Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth), and Ben Crompton (Dolorous Edd)
Episode 603: Director Daniel Sackheim, Production Designer Deborah Riley, and Dean-Charles Chapman (Tommen Baratheon)
Episode 604: Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei), Iain Glen (Jorah Mormont), and Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm)
Episode 605 (2 commentaries): Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy), Pilou Asbæk (Euron Greyjoy), Ellie Kendrick (Meera Reed), and Kristian Nairn (Hodor); Prosthetics Supervisor Barrie Gower, Camera Operators Chris Plevin and Ben Wilson, and Executive Producer Bernadette Caulfield,
Episode 606: Director Jack Bender, Director of Photography Jonathan Freeman, John Bradley (Samwell Tarly), and Hannah Murray (Gilly),
Episode 607: Producer/Writer Bryan Cogman, Ian McShane (Septon Ray), and Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell)
Episode 608: Director Mark Mylod, Essie Davis (Lady Crane), and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister)
Episode 609 (2 commentaries): Director Miguel Sapochnik, Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark), and Kit Harington (Jon Snow); Director of Photography Fabian Wagner, Visual Effects Producer Steve Kullback, and Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Bauer
Episode 610 (2 commentaries): Executive Producers/Writers David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), and Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister); Special Effects Supervisor Sam Conway, Camera Operator Sean Savage, and Producer Chris Newman.
The DVD also includes four deleted scenes.

Julita / March 11, 2016 / 0 Comments

New ‘The Australian‘ interview has been published today. Natalie talks about her latest projects: Game of Thrones, Mockingjay Part 2 and The Forest.

Almost an hour into lunch at a frantic restaurant in London, Natalie Dormer and I finally talk about her latest film. It might have passed unmentioned, as the actress had spent three hours larking about for our photographer, and talking time felt equally restless and rambling. And such was the back and forth about Game of Thrones , the show for which she is best known, and its many pros and cons that her upcoming film, The Forest, was lost in the woods. It’s fine, as generic horrors go, but won’t be what she is, or wants to be, remembered for.

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Laura / October 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

Executive producer of Elementary, Rob Doherty has let slip that Natalie is currently working on a film that she is writing and producing!

EW.Com – Doherty has asked Natalie Dormer to return to the show. Dormer played fan-favorite Moriarty, the former lover and nemesis to Sherlock, who once believed she was dead. Of course, the actress is quite busy, with both Game of Thrones and The Hunger Games to handle, as well as a film she’s writing and producing, according to Doherty, which is why they haven’t locked down Dormer for a future episode but hopes to have her return. “Natalie has proven to be as elusive as Moriarty,” Doherty joked. “Actually, we had the opportunity to talk a few weeks ago, to discuss a few possible scenarios for a return… but it presents obviously some logistical problems for us. But we’ll stay in touch and see what we can cook up.” Added Miller: “We shoot this show all year anyway, so when [Dormer] stops working, we’ll still be working.” Hey, there’s still hope!

Laura / July 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

The BBC have confirmed that The Scandalous Lady W will air next month on August 20th on BBC 2.

Radio Times – Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer recently decided to say no to corsets – but changed her mind when she read the script for her latest project The Scandalous Lady W, a BBC2 period drama in which she plays an adulterous society woman.

“I had sworn that I wasn’t going to get back into a corset for a while because I was fed up,” the Hunger Games and Tudors actress revealed at a screening of the 90-minute film in London today.

“Eighteen months ago I was Natalie Dormer always in a corset. But it had to be a strong story to warrant me wanting to get back into a corset.”

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