November 2010

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Francois Arnaud: In the Skin of Cesare Borgia

11/02/2010

French Title: François Arnaud: dans la peau de César Borgia
François Arnaud a eu le temps de bien... (Photo fournie par la production)

By André Duchesne , La Presse

In Budapest since June, where he will star in one of the main roles in the American Series "The Borgias," the actor Francois Arnaud is happy to live this unique experience. Below is the phone conversation on his role of Renaissance Prince. On the set of the TV series history “The Borgias,”

Quebec actor François Arnaud is pretty well surrounded.

Jeremy Irons, Colm Feore, through the actress Holliday Grainger he calls "tremendous" and David Oakes, a young English actor full of promise, not to mention the Oscar-winning director Neil Jordan (The Crying Game), Arnaud is comfortable and happy. And he embodies not Cesare Borgia, Italian Renaissance nobleman and son of Pope who inspired Machiavelli's The Prince?


"The life of the Corleone family portrayed in the movie “The Godfather” is based on that of the Borgias, said the actor also reached by telephone in Budapest, where the series is [on] American tour. My character of Cesare Borgia is equivalent to that of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino). "

Until Christmas, Arnaud will still embody the character of Theo in the TV series “Yamaska” presented to VAT. But, as announced in The Press on 1 June, she was hired for the filming of “The Borgias” was forced to leave Quebec production. Starting in January, William Perreault will become Theo.

In Budapest, Arnaud is immersed in a world completely different from that of Yamaska. It is no longer in Granby in 2010, but in 1492 in Rome. In this year of the discovery of America, Rodrigo Borgia (Jeremy Irons) is elected pope and became Alexander VI.

"Rodrigo Borgia is the clan leader,” says the actor. “In the first episode, he rose to the papacy. I am his eldest son, who resembles him most. My father wants me to move up the hierarchy of the church. He wants to make me a Cardinal, [but] I want to be the army chief, a post for my brother Juan (David Oakes). "

The television series will be presented at the beginning of April 2011 on the U.S. television network Showtime. In Canada, we can follow almost the same time on Bravo! and CTV.

Filming the first season ends soon. Arnaud will return to Montreal in early December. On December 14, he can be seen with Celine Bonnier in a public reading of a text by Michel Marc Bouchard to the Great Library. In April, he should participate in the filming of an independent film entitled “I Want to Remove the Head,” [translation] based on the novel by Jonathan Harnois and directed by Hélène Bélanger-Martin.

Filming of The Borgias could last a few seasons. If any, would Arnaud abroad six months per year. "But Quebec and Montreal, it's still my home," he said. I'm open to suggestions! "



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NEW BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOS

11/01/2010

SpoilerTV has released some of the first behind the scenes photos from the The Borgias. It's a great sneak peek of exciting things to come!


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DEREK JACOBI PLAYS EBENEZER SCROOGE IN NEW SONY TV AD !!!!
11/01/2010

Sony UK has signed up Derek Jacobi, soon to play Cardinal Orsini, to feature in one of its biggest ever ad campaigns promising consumers their "VAT back" in the run-up to Christmas. See the video below.
Derek Jacobi


Also ....

Derek Jacobi stars in new Marilyn Monroe film My Week with Marilyn and is cast as Sir Owen Morshead. The film documents the tense interaction between Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe during production of The Prince and the Showgirl. The film is due for release in 2011.

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Simon McBurney voices the Kreacher in new movies Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts 1 and 2

11/01/2010

Simon McBurney The Borgias Johannes Burchart will voice the Kreacher in new movies Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts 1 and 2

Read more at Simon McBurney at IMDB
Simon McBurney
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Sean Harris appears in Norwich band Black Sharks new video

4/11/2010
Sean appears in Norwich band Black Sharks video for new single Lose Control. Is he playing the clown though? Watch the video here and you decide. Lose Control
Sean Harris
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WEAPON - NEW FILM OUT IN 2011 STARRING
THE BORGIAS - IVAN KAYE AND ATTILA ARPA


10/11/2010

Rival assassins -- each of whom are masters of their respective weapons -- form an uneasy alliance in their mission to take down a DEA-backed drug cartel. Read more here Weapon - IMDB

Ivan will play Polo Yakur and Attila plays Telly.


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HOLLIDAY GRAINGER STARS IN ANY HUMAN HEART
STARTING SUNDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2010 - 9PM @ C4
21/11/2010



Holliday GraingerA novelist life ricochets from Paris in the 1920s to 50s New York and London in the 80s. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his strict lover.

Read more here Any Human Heart


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