Dominic Cooper attached to new project

Film will start shooting next month

Londoner Dominic Cooper, the suave and brilliant actor you’ll remember from Devil’s Double, has been attached to a new project called Summer in February, scheduled to start principal photography in January. Summer in February is adapted from the namesake novel by Jonathan Smith and will also star Hattie Morahan, an English actress known there for her extensive television series ... more >

The devil’s double

A smorgasbord of evilness
Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier and Raad Rawi
Directed by Lee Tamahori

You know someone is bad when news of their death, no matter how early or how gory, causes you to, if not actually rejoice (we’re too civilized for that) at least breathe lighter as if some evil force had finally been vanquished. Does this sound too melodramatic? Then it applies perfectly to Uday Hussein, son of infamous Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein who was killed along with his brother Qusay at ... more >

The Duchess

Should've hired the American
Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes and Dominic Cooper
Directed by Saul Dibb

It’s fitting in The Duchess that, despite the obvious passage of years, no one seems to age. It’s a wonderful analogy for British film and the way it seems frozen in time. No film industry in the world more needs a swift kick in the knickers. If Martians landed and could only use modern films to assess British culture, they might conclude all Britons present are gangsters and all Britons past ... more >