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    Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West to Play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton for BBC

    Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West are on board to play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in a BBC biopic titled "Burton and Taylor." The film, written by William Ivory, will focus on the story of their appearance in 1983's Broadway revival of the Noel Coward play "Private Lives"...

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    BBC to Release Documentary 'One Life' from Creators of 'Earth' -- Daniel Craig Narrates

    BBC Worldwide announces a limited engagement run of documentary "One Life," narrated by Daniel Craig. From the creators of "Earth: the Movie," the fifth highest-grossing documentary to date, the film follows the spectrum of the human journey from birth until the "delivery of the next generation."

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    In the Works: BBC Set to Adapt J.K. Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy'; 'Jane Eyre' Producer Onboard

    The BBC is adapting J.K. Rowling's foray into non-YA lit, "The Casual Vacancy." Brit film and TV producer Paul Trijbits will executive produce a television production of the bestseller. Trijbits is first tasked with finding a writer to adapt.

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    'Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell' and a Jason Byrne Sitcom Among BBC Orders for 2013 Series

    With only one short month left in the year the BBC is revealing its big plans for the 2013 TV season, announcing an ecclectic assortment of series for the new year -- some of which will surely make their way to networks here not long after their UK bows.

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    For Love of Benedict: Cumberbitches Fan Club Dedicated to 'Sherlock' Star

    Benedict Cumberbatch, star of the BBC's hit series "Sherlock," is his own one-man Beatle, apparently. A fan club called "The Cumberbitches" has formed, comprised of 37,000 members and obsessively dedicated to, in their words, the "high-cheekboned, blue-eyed sex bomb."

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    BBC Adapting 'The Lady Vanishes' Into a New TV Movie

    Ethel White's 1936 novel "The Wheel Spins" was adapted to film by an early career Alfred Hitchcock as "The Lady Vanishes." Now the BBC is giving that source material another whirl with Diarmuid Lawrence ("Little Dorrit") directing and Fiona Seres writing the adaptat...

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    'I want to die, please kill me': HBO Remaking BBC Elder Care Comedy ‘Getting On’

    Having ordered a pilot for Stephen Merchant show "Hello Ladies" three weeks ago, HBO's now moving forward on another British-inflected comedy -- an adaptation of BBC Four series "Getting On."

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    BBC Making a TV Movie to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of 'Doctor Who'

    Next year, it will have been a formidable half-century since "Doctor Who" was first broadcast back on November 23rd, 1963. The long-running, once-revived BBC sci-fi series has been through several (literal) incarnations, ingeniously including in its own concept the possibility for its main...

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    BBC Greenlights Jim Henson Puppet Pilot 'No Strings Attached'

    BBC One is getting into the Muppet(ish) business.

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    Andy Samberg's First Post-SNL TV Series Will Be British

    Early this month, Andy Samberg announced he'd be leaving "Saturday Night Live" after seven seasons on the sketch comedy institution. Usually, this means a performer intends to pursue a movie career (whether that movie career will participate is another issue), and Samberg does have &qu...

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