He's played a range of tough guys over the years in the likes of Dog Soldiers and Event Horizon, but now Sean Pertwee is better known in the role of Alfred Pennyworth, butler and guardian to young Bruce Wayne, in the WB prequel series, Gotham. We caught up with the British thesp to talk about the challenge of re-interpreting such an iconic role.
Neil Triffett’s comedic musical EMO: The Musical premiered at last year’s Melbourne International Film Festival and earlier this year played to great buzz at the Berlin Film Festival. We spoke with Neil in Berlin.
British actor Ricky Whittle thought he had a handle on fandom after his turn in the teen SF drama, The 100, but stepping into the role of Shadow Moon in American Gods introduced him to a whole new world in more ways than one.
In the new urban fantasy series, American Gods, Emily Browning plays Laura, wife to our protagonist, Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle). The only thing is, she's killed in the first episode. That doesn't stop her from being a recurring character, though...
Their Finest stars Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy and Sam Claflin. The film is set in 1940, during the London Blitz, and tells the story of Catrin Cole [Arterton], who is hired by the British Ministry of Information to assist with writing the female dialogue (or “girl talk”) in morale-boosting propaganda films. Their Finest is Danish director Lone Scherfig’s fourth British film in a row, after An Education, One Day and The Riot Club.