Sunset Song, first shown at the Toronto Film Festival, will be in competition at the London Film Festival which opens on 7 October. IAN PIRIE plays Chae Strachan in a cast which includes Peter Mullan, Agyness Deyn and Kevin Guthrie. The film is based on the much loved novel by Scottish writer Lewis Grassic Gibbon and has been directed by the revered Terence Davies.
TOM BROWN has just flown out to Cambodia to begin work as Designer on First They Killed My Father: A Daughter Of Cambodia Remembers, which is being directed by Anglelina Jolie. The film is based on Loung Ung's book about her suffering under the Khmer Rouge regime.
We're thrilled that DANNY HORN will be taking over the role of Ray Davies in hit West End show Sunny Afternoon from 5 October. The Olivier award winning musical about the rise of The Kinks is on at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Having finished filming in Prague on The Musketeers, ROSS O'HENNESSY is back in his native South Wales playing the recurring part of Locke in The Bastard Executioner. Kurt Sutter (Sons Of Anarchy) is the showrunner for this new Fox TV series which is set in the Middle Ages.
Top designer WILL HUGHES-JONES is working for the BBC again on the six episode thriller series Undercover. The series has been written by Peter Moffat with James Hawes and Jim O'Hanlon in the directors' chairs.
SALLY SCOTT has just finished playing the recurring part of Nell Hathaway in the ITV series Lewis. Nell is the sister of DS James Hathaway, played by Laurence Fox.
In the autumn Sally will be going over to Broadway to reprise her role in King Charles III when the show, starring Tim Pigott-Smith, transfers to New York.
Editor DAVID FISHER is working with directors Marek Losey and Jamie Childs on the sixth season of Vera. Set in the North East, the popular series stars Brenda Blethyn and is produced by Letitia Knight.
Congratulations to editor STEVE SINGLETON, who having won the BAFTA for Best Drama Editor last year for The Fall has been nominated again for the third season. The series stars Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan and shoots in Belfast.
Steve is currently cutting Dickensian with director Mark Brozel. The new series, produced by David Boulter, is being made by Red Planet.
MELISSA ALLAN is working on the National Theatre Of Scotland's production of Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour, an adaptation of Alan Warner's novel The Sopranos. Adapted by Lee Hall and directed by Vicky Featherstone, the show opens at the Edinburgh Festival on 18 August, tours Scotland and then plays at the Live Theatre, Newcastle in October.
Top editor JOHN WILSON is finishing off cutting the movie Me Before You, which is based at Pinewood but being financed by MGM. The feature stars Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin with Thea Sharrock in the director's chair.
NICHOLAS GERARD-MARTIN is busy with the Royal Shakespeare Company's King & Country season, which comprises productions of Henry V, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 and Richard II. The shows will play in Stratford-upon-Avon, at the Barbican and abroad.
Having just completed a two part special of the popular Idris Elba led series Luther, with director Sam Miller and Marcus Wilson producing, ELEN PIERCE LEWIS is working on the second series of Indian Summers, this time working with director Jonathan Teplitsky and producer Dan Winch.