Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson to Reunite in Amazon, BBC’s ‘King Lear’

The Bard is heading to streaming service Amazon Prime Video, which has teamed with the BBC on an adaptation of “King Lear,” starring Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. The BBC commissioned the Shakespeare project; Amazon joined as a co-producer. Principal photography gets underway this month, with former HBO executive Colin Callender’s Playground on […]

The Bard is heading to streaming service Amazon Prime Video, which has teamed with the BBC on an adaptation of “King Lear,” starring Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. The BBC commissioned the Shakespeare project; Amazon joined as a co-producer. Principal photography gets underway this month, with former HBO executive Colin Callender’s Playground on […]