'THE NAME OF THE ROSE'
TO BECOME TELEVISION SERIES
|Damian Hardung will star in the eight episode series|
ews from the epic TV series front today as well, starting with the ones coming from Italy, where their national broadcaster RAI will, after scoring major success with Medici
saga, venture into adapting Umberto Eco
's novel THE NAME OF THE ROSE
into TV series. John Turturro
and Rupert Everett
have already been cast as leads!
The story which was already turned into a Jean Jacques Annaud movie with Sean Connery, follows William of Baskerville, a 14th century Franciscan monk, as he investigates a series of unusual deaths at a remote monastery. John Turturro will take the role of William of Baskerville, Rupert Everett will be Inquisitor Gui and Damian Hardung will be William's apprentice, Benedictine novice Adso.
LIV TYLER JOINS
'HARLOTS' EPIC SEASON 2
ulu is preparing the production of the second season of their historical drama HARLOTS
and Liv Tyler,
whom we will watch this Saturday
|Liv Tyler will play Lady Isabella in the second season|
on BBC next to Kit Harington
epic drama, has been added to the cast. Set in the 18th century Georgian London, HARLOTS
follows the Wells family, led by matriarch Margaret (Samantha Morton
). When her daughter Charlotte (Jessica Brown Findlay
) places herself in the home of arch rival bawd Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville
), their toxic and deep set rivalry is taken to a dangerous new level. Liv Tyler
will be Lady Isabella Fitzwilliam. Long-held secrets keep her in the thrall of Lydia Quigley, and she is an increasingly desperate victim of Lydia’s blackmail. Trapped in a loveless marriage, Lady Fitz will find an unexpected friend and ally in courtesan Charlotte Wells.