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T2: TRAINSPOTTING – Out This Week

The wait is over! T2: Trainspotting is finally released in UK cinemas this week, starring our wonderful ROBERT CARLYLE and SHIRLEY HENDERSON. ‘T2‘ is the long-awaited sequel to 1996’s groundbreaking, iconic, internationally acclaimed masterpiece Trainspotting, directed by Danny Boyle and based on the novel by Irvine Welsh. Boyle and Welsh have reunited for the sequel, as have all the […]

TABOO Subjects: Edward, Marina & Tallulah

Taboo is a new eight-part television series for BBC1 starring Tom Hardy alongside HH clients EDWARD HOGG, MARINA HANDS and TALLULAH HADDON. Set in 1814, the supernatural period drama follows James Delaney (Hardy) who returns to Britain after spending twelve years in Africa. With fourteen stolen diamonds and some rather violent sensibilities, he reappears in England a changed and haunted man, presumed dead in […]

2017 BAFTA Nominations

Nominations for the 2017 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) have been announced, and big congratulations go to our clients AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON, LAIA COSTA and ANTHONY BOYLE! AARON, who this week won the Golden Globe Supporting Actor award for his amazing performance in Nocturnal Animals, is nominated here in the BAFTA Supporting Actor category, for […]

Rose Leads THE GOOD FIGHT

We’re very excited to finally have a glimpse of CBS All Access’ first original scripted series, the eagerly-anticipated The Good Fight, starring our brilliant ROSE LESLIE. The Good Fight is a spin-off of CBS’ Ridley Scott-produced, multi award-winning hit television series The Good Wife, which ran for seven seasons from 2009 – 2016. The Good Fight takes place a year […]

Our Golden Globe Award-Winning Trio!

What a fantastic start to 2017! Massive congratulations go to our clients AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON, HUGH LAURIE and TOM HIDDLESTON, each of whom won a 2017 Golden Globe Award at Sunday’s ceremony in California. AARON won the Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture award for his electrifying performance in Tom Ford’s […]

HH Christmas and New Year Guide 2016/17

The holiday season is just around the corner, so here’s wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone here at Hamilton Hodell! As always, below you will find your festive guide to this season’s HH treats, with listings for all upcoming films, television programmes and theatre shows starring Hamilton Hodell clients over the […]

THE PIN Receives Writers’ Guild Nomination!

The shortlist for the annual Writers’ Guild Awards has been announced and huge congratulations go to HH clients BEN ASHENDEN and ALEXANDER OWEN – aka comedy duo THE PIN – who have been nominated in the Best Radio Comedy category, for writing their hit sketch show The Pin, in which they both also star. The second series of the acclaimed comedy […]

Martin’s IN PLAIN SIGHT

In Plain Sight is a new three-part mini-series cast by HH client KAHLEEN CRAWFORD and starring our very own MARTIN COMPSTON in the lead role. The show is based on the true story of Lanarkshire detective William Muncie’s quest to bring to justice notorious Scottish killer Peter Manuel (played by MARTIN). Muncie first arrested Manuel in 1946 for housebreaking, but […]

KONG: SKULL ISLAND Trailer Unleashed

Brace yourselves! The trailer for the eagerly awaited Kong: Skull Island has arrived, and it looks incredible! The huge forthcoming action epic stars HH clients TOM HIDDLESTON and JOHN C. REILLY. A reboot of the massive King Kong franchise, the Legendary Entertainment/Warner Bros. feature acts as a sister film to 2014’s Godzilla (which starred AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON). Directed by Jordan […]

David OTHELLOwo!

The New York Theater Workshop’s modern-dress production of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Othello opened last night, starring our wonderful DAVID OYELOWO in the titular role. Sam Gold has directed this hotly-anticipated production, with Bond actor Daniel Craig also starring as the villainous Iago opposite DAVID‘s naïve Othello. Having resisted playing the role for many years, the announcement of DAVID‘s performance has caused much hype and […]

Sophie Narrates YOUNG, GIFTED & CLASSICAL

This Sunday at 8pm, BBC Four will premiere its documentary Young, Gifted & Classical: The Making of a Maestro, superbly narrated by our brilliant SOPHIE OKONEDO. As part of the BBC’s current ‘Black and British’ season, this one-hour observational documentary explores issues of diversity and access in classical music and follows Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of this year’s BBC Young Musician Award. The […]

Tilda’s DOCTOR STRANGE Is A Massive Hit!

Great news – Doctor Strange has proved to be a massive hit at the cinemas since it opened two weeks ago to $85 million from 3,882 cinemas at the North American box office alone, adding another franchise to the expanding Marvel Studios and Disney superhero universe and putting the movie’s early global total at a magical $325.4 million! In China, […]

T2: TRAINSPOTTING Trailer Unleashed

Time to get excited! In January 2017, the long-awaited sequel to 1996’s groundbreaking, iconic, internationally acclaimed masterpiece that was Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting, will be released in UK cinemas. The entire original cast have returned for ‘T2‘, including our very own ROBERT CARLYLE and SHIRLEY HENDERSON, reprising their roles as Francis Begbie and Gail. The first trailer was released last […]

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS / A STREET CAT NAMED BOB

This week sees two big cinema releases starring HH clients: Nocturnal Animals, starring AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON and A Street Cat Named Bob, starring LUKE TREADAWAY. Nocturnal Animals is the second feature film from writer/director Tom Ford and is a dark psychological thriller adapted (by Ford himself) from late American novelist Austin Wright’s 1993 book Tony and Susan. It tells the story of […]

Sennia Nominated for 2016 BIFA Award

Huge congratulations go to our brilliant SENNIA NANUA, who has been nominated this week for the Most Promising Newcomer Award at the 2016 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs). She receives her nomination for her stunning big screen debut performance in sic-fi horror film The Girl With All The Gifts, in which she stars in the titular […]

More Rave Reviews For TRACEY ULLMAN’S SHOW

The Boston Globe has this week written a glowing (and very well-deserved) review of TRACEY ULLMAN and her fantastic show Tracey Ullman’s Show, which aired in the UK earlier this year and which is now playing in the USA, Friday nights at 11pm on HBO. TRACEY‘s wonderful portrayals of some of the UK’s most beloved ‘national treasures’, […]

HUMANS Are Back!

Hit science fiction television show Humans returns on Sunday for its second series, starring HH clients RUTH BRADLEY,  SIMON HARRISON and RAPAHEL ACLOQUE. The drama series explores a world where artificial intelligence or robots, called ‘synths’, are common household and service workers. They eventually come into consciousness on Humans Series 1, thus triggering a potential revolution from a […]

DARK ANGEL Premieres Monday 31st October

Dark Angel, the long-awaited 2-part television drama based on the extraordinary true story of Mary Anne Cotton, will premiere on Monday 31st October at 9pm on ITV, cast by HH client SAM JONES and starring LAURA MORGAN and THOMAS HOWES. Mary Ann – played by Joanna Froggatt – is a notorious serial killer, a poisoner whose […]

YONDERLAND Returns For Series 3

Sky’s surreal comedy Yonderland returns to Sky 1 this Sunday 16th October at 6:30pm for its third series. Created, written by and starring HH client MATHEW BAYNTON, the weirdly wonderful series follows 33-year-old mum Debbie Maddox’s adventures in Yonderland where most of the characters happen to be puppets and with only an Elf by her side. In Series 3, the evil […]

Tilda Is The Ancient One

Marvel’s eagerly awaited big screen version of Doctor Strange will be unleashed onto UK cinema screens on Friday October 28, starring an awesomely cool, androgynous TILDA SWINTON as the iconic ‘The Ancient One’, complete with no hair! Directed by Scott Derrickson, Doctor Strange focuses primarily on the titular character’s origin story. In 1963, after being crippled in an accident, talented neurosurgeon Dr. […]