Bond Director’s Edge

Hastings-born film and television director Martin Campbell – most well-known for James Bond hits Casino Royale and GoldenEye – begins shooting his latest Hollywood feature, Edge of Darkness, this month. The film, which stars Robert de Niro and Mel Gibson, is based on Campbell’s 1985 BAFTA-award-winning BBC television serial of the same name. Shooting of the Edge begins this month in Massachusetts. Campbell also directed the Zorro films and is currently in talks to remake the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock classic, The Birds. UK-based Campbell made his directorial debut on the British police action series The Professionals, and continued with the popular BBC series Shoestring and Thames TV’s Minder.


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Underplayed Doco Stacey’s Lee’s Homage to Women

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Electronic music documentary Underplayed is the feature debut of New Zealand-born director Stacey Lee, who has been shortlisted for the Cannes Young Directors Award. “Filmed through a deeply intersectional feminist lens,…