‘Little Women’ Star Maya Hawke Claims “Great Honor” To Debut In PBS Series – The Contenders Emmys

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Maya Hawke comes from Hollywood royalty, but she is a relative newcomer in front of the cameras.

Hawke, who is Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke’s daughter, makes her on-screen debut in Masterpiece‘s Little Women.
The 19-year-old actress read the book in eighth grade and says landing a role in the period drama was a dream come true.
“I had a remarkable time. I made some of the best friends of my life,” Hawke said during Deadline’s The Contenders Emmy event. “It was a great…

Ruth Wilson To Play Her Grandmother In Masterpiece’s ‘Mrs Wilson’ For PBS, BBC

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Ruth Wilson will star in Mrs. Wilson, a three-part drama inspired by the memoir of her grandmother, Masterpiece chief Rebecca Eaton told TV critics at TCA on Tuesday.

Set in 1940s and 1960s London and 1930s India, the series follows Alison Wilson, who is happily married to her husband, who is a mystery writer. When he dies a woman shows up at her door, claiming that she too is Mrs. Wilson and was married to her husband.

Turns out, Rebecca Eaton told TV critics, that…

‘Les Misérables’: Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Lily Collins Join BBC/Masterpiece Epic

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Masterpiece is teaming with BBC One on the upcoming six-part event adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel, Les Misérables. The partners have set key cast with Dominic West playing Jean Valjean and David Oyelowo as Javert. Lily Collins has also boarded as Fantine with Adeel Akhtar and Olivia Colman as Monsieur and Madame Thénardier. A co-production from Lookout Point and BBC Studios, the drama begins shooting in February.
Andrew Davies is adapting from the original…

‘Little Women’ Trailer: First Look At Masterpiece & BBC One Adaptation

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“Four small children is a recipe for heartache, headache and indigestion.” So says Angela Lansbury’s Aunt March at the opening of the first trailer for Little Women, the TV adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel from Masterpiece, BBC One and Playground.
Set against the backdrop of a country divided, the story follows the four March sisters: Jo, played by newcomer Maya Hawke, Meg, played by Willa Fitzgerald, Beth, played by Annes Elwy and Amy, played by Kathryn…