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'The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses': the first photos of Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of Richard III

- October 03, 2014

"Empty Crown: War of the Roses": the first photos of Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of Richard III

Following the role of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes, Benedict Cumberbatch Englishman began to shoot the show on, it is known (existing in the real world) personality. Star of the movie "The Fifth Power" is brought before us in the series about the King of England from the dynasty of York - Richard III. Production of the series deals with the TV channel BBC 2 New Film about the drama the BBC 2 - the second season is already well-known series "The Hollow Crown". "The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses" will be an adaptation of William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry VI» (in two parts) and "Richard III». Note that the main protagonist in the first season of the show was actor Tom Hiddleston.

 the first photos of Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of Richard III

In addition to Cumberbatch, the show will be attended by a colleague Benedict "Sherlock" Andrew Scott, who will turn into King Louis XI, Judi Dench, which will play the Duchess of York Cecilia, Sophie Okonedo - Queen Margaret, Hugh Bonneville - Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, Sally Hawkins - Duchess Gloucester, Keeley Hawes - Queen Elizabeth, Tom Sturridge - Henry VI. The director of the series stands Dominic Cooke.

Executive producer of the series Pippa Harris said: "Criticism and audience reaction to" Empty Crown "set the bar high for the future film adaptation of Shakespeare's works. The company Neal Street Productions will soon present the final series, which will allow the viewer to fully appreciate the lives of the people of that time, and to understand how such a monstrous tyrant could "break" his way to power, to appreciate the depth and weight of this iconic character ».

premiere of the new season of "Empty Crown" is scheduled for 2016.

Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of Richard III

Benedict Cumberbatch in The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses

 
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