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  1. VIDEO: Sir Kenneth Branagh back in home cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | BBC News

    Shakespeare and Belfast are two of Sir Kenneth Branagh's defining influences and on Friday he managed to combine them. The actor and director was back in his home city to promote a series of events marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

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  2. Movie News: Up to Seven More 'Power Rangers' Sequels Eyed; Watch Mark ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Movies.com

    ... of "Thor's dad," but decided not to do it. Evidently the actor was referring to Thor (2011), directed by Kenneth Branagh, who previously worked with Gibson on Branagh's 1996 version of Hamlet . Anthony Hopkins ended up portraying Odin, the father of ...

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  3. News Briefs: Up to Seven More 'Power Rangers' Sequels EyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Fandango.com

    ... of "Thor's dad," but decided not to do it. Evidently the actor was referring to Thor (2011), directed by Kenneth Branagh, who previously worked with Gibson on Branagh's 1996 version of Hamlet . Anthony Hopkins ended up portraying Odin, the father of ...

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  4. BWW Exclusive: Dame Judi Dench Discusses Shakespeare, Her Passion, CATS, Potential Broadway ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, for which she won an Academy Award. Most recently Dame Judi appeared as Paulina in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company production of THE WINTER'S TALE. The performance earned Dench her record-breaking eighth Olivier Award, her ...

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  5. Mel Gibson: 'I Passed On Thor Role'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | ContactMusic.com

    ... his big brother Chris eventually landed. Meanwhile, Josh Hartnett reportedly had meetings with Thor director Kenneth Branagh for the role of Loki - the movie villain that helped launch Tom Hiddleston's career. Ironically, Hiddleston, who had ...

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  6. On the Wallander trail in Ystad, SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The Independent

    Kenneth Branagh is back on our screens for the final series of the popular crime drama, whose storylines are enhanced by the brooding landscapes of SkA ne county This is the stamping ground of television detective Kurt Wallander, and the great man was indeed in town that very morning, filming the final BBC series which started this week, but there was no sign of a Branagh-Wallander on the quayside. Nor were there any TV cameras present, for this was a real dead body, and it was removed quietly and without fuss.

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  7. Wallander Season 4 On MasterpieceRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Kenneth Branagh returns as Inspector Kurt Wallander in the Swedish sleuth's farewell episodes, bringing the beloved, Emmy nominated series to a poignant end. Branagh gives a heartbreaking performance of a gritty cop starting to lose his grip.

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  8. Laura Welsh Berg and Tom FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Boise Weekly

    ... your head, and not in a particularly helpful way. Berg: It's a choice I've grown into. I was obsessed with Kenneth Branagh's film of Much Ado About Nothing , and when I was cast as Beatrice, all I could hear in my head was Emma Thompson. Charlie Fee ...

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  9. Damien Love's TV highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Sunday Herald

    It's strange to remember that when the BBC first broadcast Sweden's Wallander, back in 2008, it was basically to promote its own new English-language adaptations of Henning Mankell's character, with Kenneth Branagh as the downbeat detective. The Swedish series went on to become a cult, helping kickstart the Nordic noir TV wave, while the Branagh show began to feel a little second-hand and left behind.

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  10. Kenneth Branagh returns for a new series of Wallander tonight....Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | This Is Scunthorpe

    And his attempts to solve the case lead him on a dangerous journey through South Africa which shows the emerging nation's beauty and sorrow.

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  11. A superfit Wallander? It's as daft as turning Poirot into a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Daily Mail

    A superfit Wallander? It's as daft as turning Poirot into a gunslinger: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last weekend's TV This will be the last time Branagh plays him, in three 90-minute episodes that each comprise a complete story World Cup documentary told us nothing we didn't know, but it did it with such affectionate nostalgia that the time flew by Superfit? Kurt Wallander is the unhealthiest detective in fiction, but you'd never guess it from the way Sir Kenneth Branagh plays him Depressed and diabetic, he's an alcoholic hooked on junk food and, more than once, his colleagues at Ystad police headquarters in Sweden have had to haul him, in a haze of vodka, out of his Volvo.

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  12. Helena Bonham Carter describes the grief of Tim Burton split: 'It is a death of a relationship'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Metro

    ... and learn not to pay too much attention to body shape or looks or what people say, it can be lethal.' Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter at the NY Premiere of The Theory of Flight in New York (Picture: WireImage) In the early '90s, Helena and ...

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  13. Kenneth Branagh on waving goodbye to Wallander and creator Henning MankellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Radio Times

    It was a bright white night of a Swedish summer evening the first time I met Henning Mankell. It was on Faro, the summer home of [film director] Ingmar Bergman, his father-in-law, and we had dinner with friends and family.

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  14. Around the remote: Chuck Barney's TV picks for May 22-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... SUNDAY: Say goodbye to "Wallander." The gloomy "Masterpiece" detective series comes to an end as our hero (Kenneth Branagh) copes with his memory issues and the possibility that he may be losing a grip on reality. 9 p.m., PBS. MONDAY: On the Season ...

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  15. Wallander is a good drama series made sublime by the brilliance of BranaghRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Radio Times

    Over the next three weeks we bid farewell to a minor bastion of brilliant British television as Kenneth Branagh makes his last appearances as Kurt Wallander in a final trio of 90-minute films. On the face of it, the stories are not especially remarkable.

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  16. View scheduleRead the original story

    Sunday May 22 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Kenneth Branagh returns as Inspector Kurt Wallander in the Swedish sleuth's farewell episodes, bringing the beloved, Emmy nominated series to a poignant end. Branagh gives a heartbreaking performance of a gritty cop starting to lose his grip.

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  17. Tom Hiddleston as Cassio in 'Othello' impressed Kenneth BranaghRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | DNA India

    Tom Hiddleston is now one of Hollywood's brightest lights, adored by legions of fans - and Kenneth Branagh says he always suspected he'd become a star. Branagh who cast Hiddleston as Loki in 2011's Thor remembered how he first saw the actor in Othello at the Donmar Warehouse several years prior, reported Digital Spy.

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  18. Around The RemoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... SUNDAY: Say goodbye to "Wallander." The gloomy "Masterpiece" detective series comes to an end as our hero (Kenneth Branagh) copes with his memory issues and the possibility that he may be losing a grip on reality. 8 p.m., PBS. MONDAY: On the Season ...

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  19. A farewell to Kurt WallanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | The Economist

    ... divorced, at one point resigns from his job, suffers depression, and is estranged from his daughter Linda. Kenneth Branagh, who plays him in the British series, has said that "Wallander has an open wounda he seems to feel everything, he bruises very ...

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  20. Wallander's last stand sees the melancholy detective battle dementia in a race against timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Mirror.co.uk

    This long-running series helped spark our interest in Nordic Noir thrillers, a phenomenon that has since seen viewers rave about shows such as The Bridge and The Killing . Add to the mix the cracking yarns, stunning locations, and one of the country's best actors, Sir Kenneth Branagh , and it has certainly cracked the code for making a crime drama.

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