Naomi Watts is the first performer been cast in the as-yet-untitled prequel to the HBO smash Game of Thrones. The two-time Oscar nominated actress will play a character described as “a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret” in the prequel scripted bu Jane Goldmam and George R.R. Martin. The project is expected to begin filming in early 2019.Read more
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Opening Oct. 17, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Birdman, which sees the welcome return of Michael Keaton as a washed up actor trying to reclaim past glories by staging a play on Broadway. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, the hugely talented filmmaker behind the likes of Amores Perros, 21 Grams and Babel, and powered by a virtuoso performance from Keaton, Birdman is a knowing – and hugely entertaining – treatise on the fickle nature of fame.