[identity profile] derevko-child.livejournal.com
Here are two interviews (video and text) Olivia did for Hyde Park on Hudson, which premieres in the UK on February 1st.

View London: Olivia Williams Interview

Olivia Williams, making a star turn as First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt in Hyde Park on Hudson, tells View about starring once again with Bill Murray, bringing an important figure of twentieth century history to life on the screen and having fun working with her co-stars and director.

interview under the cut )

And here's the video interview from HeyUGuys Interview. She also talks about filming Ten--


link, in case embed doesn't work


They also have a bit of a write-up in their site
[identity profile] derevko-child.livejournal.com
Apologies for all the Hyde Park on Hudson vids from the TIFF 2012, but I think this one stands out because of the last question. :D


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[identity profile] derevko-child.livejournal.com
Bringing Eleanor Roosevelt to life
New York Times Syndicate (via the Qatar Tribune)
by Ian Spelling

IT wasn’t easy for Olivia Williams to become Eleanor Roosevelt.Reports says that the British actress “begged” for the chance to play Roosevelt in Hyde Park on Hudson, Roger Michell’s new drama about a famous 1939 visit in which Roosevelt and her husband, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Bill Murray), entertained the King and Queen of England (Samuel West and Olivia Colman) at their estate in Hyde Park on Hudson, in upstate New York.

rest of the article under the cut )
[identity profile] derevko-child.livejournal.com
I'm going to put up all sorts of epilepsy warnings for this Q&A. How bad is the shaky-camera effect of this video? Very.

It's twenty minutes long. I think OW answers a question around 11 minutes in (she answers after Aaron Taylor Johnson and before Matthew MacFadyen)


link, in case embed doesn't work


Then we have the red carpet for 'Hyde Park on Hudson'--


link, in case embed doesn't work
[identity profile] derevko-child.livejournal.com
Let's start with the bad news:

01. Case Sensitive Series 3 is a no-go . According to Darren Boyd's twitter, ITV has decided that they won't make any more episodes.

Let's have a moment of silence for our fallen show.

Now, for the good news:

02. Anna Karenina and Hyde Park on Hudson will be premiering in the Toronto Film Festival, which will be running from September 6th to 16th. The schedule of the movies will be released on August 21st.

Anna Karenina will be a Special Presentation while Hyde Park on Hudson is a Gala Presentation.

03. According to the BBC Films twitter feed, Now is Good will be released on September 19.


Sources
01.Darren Boyd's tweet
02.TIFF - Anna Karenina | TIFF - Hyde Park on Hudson
03. BBC Films' tweet
[identity profile] derevko-child.livejournal.com
Williams: Murray's very attractive
Monday, 12 September 2011

Olivia Williams has confessed she used to have a crush on her Hyde Park On Hudson co-star Bill Murray.

snip snip )

Updates!

Jun. 30th, 2011 01:38 pm
[identity profile] derevko-child.livejournal.com
.Uno


Rhashan Stone (Olivia's husband)'s Facebook news page basically confirmed that Olivia took the role of Eleanor Roosevelt in the movie, Hyde Park On Hudson, and that they start shooting this summer (in your part of the world, anyway :D).

Say thank you to him by becoming a fan of his page.

.Dos
Another one of her movies, Collaborator (the movie has been on IMDB ever since the end of Dollhouse S1) will have a world premiere at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. here is the poster. And here is the plot, care of wikipedia--

Martin Donovan stars in the film, portraying a once-successful playwright, Robert Longfellow, who is taken hostage by an [ex-con] neighbor while on a routine visit to his childhood home. Two-time Emmy-nominee David Morse plays Gus (the neighbor); a man Robert has avoided since he was a boy. The film also stars Olivia Williams; Katherine Helmond and Eileen Ryan play supporting roles. As the drama unfolds, social status, celebrity and the threat of violence converge, leaving the playwright simultaneously shattered and inspired.

source
[identity profile] derevko-child.livejournal.com
Olivia Williams has emerged as the front runner to play Eleanor Roosevelt the Roger Michell-directed Hyde Park on the Hudson for Focus Features. She is in talks to join her Rushmore co-star Bill Murray, who plays Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Laura Linney, who’ll play FDR’s distant cousin and mistress. The Richard Nelson-scripted film is about a visit by King George VI to Hyde Park, the upstate New York home of the Roosevelt family in 1939. While the stakes are high—momentum was building toward WWII—the trip also happened as FDR’s wife discovered his affair with his cousin.


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