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Daniel Mays Wraps Filming of The Limehouse Golem

Daniel Mays has recently wrapped filming of Number 9 Films’ The Limehouse Golem.  Currently filming, Danny stars as George Flood in the Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass & X-Men First Class writer) film adaptation of the 1994 novel Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem.

Other previously announced cast includes Douglas Booth, Olivia Cooke, and Morgan Watkins.

The story is set in 19th century London, set amongst the music halls and pantomimes of Victorian London and revolving around a series of murders. The citizens of London believe a mythical creature, by the name of Golem, is to blame.

The Limehouse Golem is developed with the assistance of the BFI and Film4, director Juan Carlos Medina (Insensibles) will direct. Other Number 9 Films are Made in Dagenham and Byzantium, both of which Danny had starring roles in.

We will have more information on release date, etc. as it is announced. 

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Dad’s Army Teaser Poster Released

*Update: The first trailer for Dad’s Army is forthcoming this week!* 

The first teaser poster for Dad’s Army has been released today:

Dad's Army Teaser Poster courtesy Universal PIctures

Dad’s Army Teaser Poster courtesy Universal Pictures

Daniel Mays is Private Joe Walker in the Dad’s Army film that will be released in cinemas in 2016:

“It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. But in Walmington-on-Sea morale amongst the Home Guard is low. Their new mission then – to patrol the Dover army base – is a great chance to revive spirits and reputation, that is until glamorous journalist Rose Winters arrives to write about their exploits, setting the pulses racing and putting the local women on red alert. MI5 then discover a radio signal sent direct to Berlin from Walmington-on-Sea. There’s a spy on the loose! The outcome of the war is suddenly at stake, and it falls to our unlikely heroes to stand up and be counted.”

We will have more Dad’s Army news and exclusive content as the release date nears, so stay tuned!

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Dad’s Army: First Official Photos

Universal Pictures has released the first official photo of the Dad’s Army cast!

It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. But in Walmington-on-Sea morale amongst the Home Guard is low. Their new mission then – to patrol the Dover army base – is a great chance to revive spirits and reputation, that is until glamorous journalist Rose Winters arrives to write about their exploits, setting the pulses racing and putting the local women on red alert. MI5 then discover a radio signal sent direct to Berlin from Walmington-on-Sea. There’s a spy on the loose! The outcome of the war is suddenly at stake, and it falls to our unlikely heroes to stand up and be counted.

DAD’S ARMY’S cast includes Bill Nighy as Wilson Catherine Zeta Jones as Rose Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, Tom Courtenay as Corporal Jones Michael Gambon as Godfrey, Blake Harrison as Pike, Danny Mays as Walker , Bill Paterson as Fraser, Sarah Lancashire , Alison Steadman, Mark Gatiss, and Annette Crosbie.

Shooting is currently taking place on location in Yorkshire.

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Daniel Mays Cast as Private Joe Walker in Dad’s Army Film

Exciting news today that Daniel Mays has been cast as Private Joe Walker, the well known Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard spiv, or rather “Wholesales Supplier”, in the upcoming Dad’s Army film!

The stellar cast includes Catherine Zeta Jones as a journalist reporting on the Home Guard, Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, Bill Nighy as Sgt. Wilson, Blake Harrison as Private Pike, along with Mark Gatiss, Michael Gambon, Sarah Lancashire and others.

“It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. But in Walmington-on-Sea morale amongst the Home Guard is low. Their new mission then – to patrol the Dover army base – is a great chance to revive spirits and reputation, that is until glamorous journalist Rose Winters arrives to write about their exploits, setting the pulses racing and putting the local women on red alert. MI5 then discover a radio signal sent direct to Berlin from Walmington-on-Sea. There’s a spy on the loose! The outcome of the war is suddenly at stake, and it falls to our unlikely heroes to stand up and be counted.”

The beloved BBC series aired from 1968-1977 and still brings in 2 million viewers whenever it’s shown on BBC2.

Filming on Dad’s Army commences very soon in Yorkshire.

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