It's been a grand week for winning prizes for Gernika!
On Wednesday night, 22 February 2017, at the awards ceremony of the 20th Spanish & Latin American Film Festival in Ajaccio, France, Gernika took home double awards.
At the Espace Diamant, Gernika won the Student Jury Prize (University of Corsica) and the CCAS Special Prize.
Then, on Saturday, at the closing gala of the 33rd Basque Film Week in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, the audience...Read more
The 41st Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) announced its lineup yesterday and we're happy to see Chicken/Egg in its short film programming in its narrative comedy lineup.
LOL (Laughing Out Loud) - Amusing moments and familiar faces.
Narrative (Comedy), 114 minutes
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 8:00 PM — Dad’s Garage
The Accomplice | directed by Jon Hoeg & John F. Beach, USA, 7:56
Jerry arrives home to a full answering machine and realizes he might be in...Read more
Chicken/Egg directed by James D'Arcy will have its UK-US Premiere at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (1-11.02.2017).
It will be one of the 7 shorts compiled under Live-Action Shorts - Dramedy.
Filmed during the month of April 2016 in London, Chicken/Egg stars Hayley Atwell (Lauren), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Kenneth), Max Fowler (Mark), James' nephew, Huxley Davenport (George) and Billy Jenkins (Johnny) who played young Prince Charles in Netflix's The Crown.
The original synopsis...Read more
Special Effects reel of The Creator that was filmed in Glasgow 2 years ago (March 2014).
Set in Manchester, 7th June 1954, Alan Turing is visited by Thinking Machines from the future and on the last day of his life, he discovers his greatest scientific theory. On James` CV with Markham, Froggatt & Irwin, it says his role is Turing.
Alan Turing is the English scientist considered to be the father of...Read more
The London Short Film Festival which runs from 6th - 14th January will feature James D'Arcy's directorial and screenplay debut.
Chicken/Egg will be shown on at Hackney Picturehouse on Saturday, 07 January at 6.30 pm.
It will be one of the 10 shorts compiled under #LSFF2017 New Shorts: 'Til Death Do Us Part whick looks at love in long term relationships or love in the twilight years.
Filmed during the month of April...Read more
Warner Bros. released the first full-length (2.18 min) trailer for Dunkirk this morning and James D'Arcy appears and speaks at the beginning and end of the trailer. On the pier conversing with Kenneth Branagh, he says “The enemy tanks have stopped.” “Why waste precious tanks when they can pick us off from the air like fish in a barrel.”
The World War II action thriller chronicling the evacuation of British &...Read more
The 31st edition of The Goya Awards chose 155 films released in Spain between 01 January and 31 December 2016. Among the candidates is Gernika. The Movie which received 21 Nominations including a Best Leading Actor for James D'Arcy.
Good Luck, James!!!
The nominees will be announced at the headquarter of the Academy on December 14.
The awards ceremony will be held on February 04, 2017 at the Auditorium Madrid Hotel Marriott and...Read more
As a backer, now and then, I still get an e-mail from Kickstarter for Enemy of Man.
Here are the updates I received this morning and in May.
Update on Sean
Once again, apologies for keeping you in the dark for so long. I have been working away behind the scenes trying to get the project back on track since the Justin Kurzel/Michael Fassbender Macbeth torpedoed us below deck!!!
The good news is...Read more
Three weeks after television agent, Sean Grumman exited CAA (Creative Artists Agency) for WME (William Morris Endeavor Entertainment), it has been confirmed that James is among the 10 high profile clients going with him.
Grumman was at CAA (Creative Artists Agency) for 15 years when he abruptly left the agency. His contract was up and he was being courted by many top agencies, before landing at WME.
Among Grumman's high profile TV...Read more
James D'Arcy attended The Esquire Townhouse with Dior Launch Party held at the Carlton House Terrace in London on Wednesday, 12 October 2016. Arrivals - Photo by Mike Marsland / WireImage (Many thanks again to @alexander_bendo !)
British men’s magazine Esquire is launching The Esquire Townhouse with Dior, a four-day luxury living brand experience.
From October, 12-16, 2016, Esquire will takeover 10-11 Carlton Terrace in London to curate a series of...Read more
Variety's International Correspondent, Nick Vavarelli ran a story on James D'Arcy's first feature film project, "The Long Way Round" to be presented at MIA Market in Rome next week.
Published today, 11 October 2016 on Variety:
ROME — More than 400 international buyers, sales agents and producers are expected to attend the second edition of Rome’s new-concept Mia market dedicated to feature films, TV series, documentaries and video games. English-language movie projects...Read more
On the digital interactive monthly men's lifestyle magazine, ME Magazine, our charming and ever-youthful James D'Arcy pulls out his top 3 rules of a gentleman.
James d'Arcy. 'Los mandamientos de un Sir' para revista Mine
Published on 10 October 2016
"Fan, Friends and Flamingoes, how I met James D'Arcy for the 2nd (and 3rd, and 4th) time"
By: Adeline - 27th Dinard British Film Festival on 30 September and 01 October 2016
A few months ago (or not even that long), I had been informed that James D’Arcy was going to be a jury member for the British Film Festival of Dinard (a festival I knew nothing about before, shame on me)...Read more
Our lovely Adeline has provided us with an accurate English translation of Laetitia Heurteau's interview of James on her blog, Espirit Paillettes. (photo above is from her blog)
But if you wish to read the original interview in French it's here. Laetitia interviewed James on Friday, 30 September at the Dinard Festival.
Like the sun plays hide-and-seek with the sun, sensations in Dinard keep on changing. That’s why we follow the invitation of...Read more
Essex home-based HQ Voice producer, Helen Quigley announced on twitter today that James D'Arcy and Louise Brealey are on the voiceovers for the radio trail for the nature TV documentary, The Great Butterfly Adventure which will be airing on BBC 4 on Monday, 10 October 2016.
Louise Brealey was James' co-star in Green (2007). She played Abi, the girl Stuart (Aidan McArdle) was desperate to impress.
After a whirlwind Dinard Festival weekend, there were noteworthy press mentions that will be lumped together in this update.
Our Adeline had a marvelous weekend meeting James 3x and their happy interaction was caught on camera (photo above) by Le-Telegramme.fr.
On Ecran Noir France blog by Cynthia. on the topic of #Brexit:
To believe that the uncertainty that crossed almost all scenarios of selection was also the general feeling of the British personalities from Dinard.
FCB Inferno is running print ads and film for their global campaign to showcase BMW's xDrive technology. The campaign was launched in the UK on 26th September.
In a fast-paced film, a voiceover by James D'Arcy tells the viewers to "Get Out There" and 'remember when everything you did was for the sheer pleasure of doing it." The film is set to the soundtrack of "Song 2" by Blur with scenes...Read more
Overlooking the splendid Emerald Coast at Castelbrac, the Jury was treated to lunch today, hosted by Dominick Adrian, the hotel director. The restaurant was a great place for the jury of the 27th Dinard British Film Festival to deliberate over the films to win the Golden Hitchcock, the Jury Prize and Best Screenplay from the 6 films in competition. I find it quite fitting that James would put on a...Read more
Day 3 of the British Film Festival is a busy one with interviews and photoshoots on the most gorgeous terrace of the Le Grand Hotel Dinard. Oh my gosh, I have died and gone to heaven!!
Many thanks to Hotel Barriere - Le Grand Hotel Dinard facebook for these beautiful photos!
@VilledeDinard "photocall with Mayor"
Laetitia Heurteau tweeted this heart-stopping pic of James "Meeting with James D'Arcy, member of Jury Dinard, "I'm so happy...Read more
The light drizzle in Dinard did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the festival as the members of the Jury made a late morning walkabout and entered the Casino Barrière for the official Opening Ceremony in the evening. The public and the press never tire of pictures of Claude Lelouch, Julie Ferrier, Victoria Bedos and a lovely English gentleman, James D'Arcy, who according to Ouest France, "meets the demands of...Read more
First day of the 27th British Film Festival in Dinard. The jury, chaired by Claude LeLouch arrived at the Hôtel Barrière Le Grand Hôtel Dinard, on Wednesday, 28th September, late afternoon, around 5.30 pm and were immediately greeted by autograph hunters as soon as they stepped out of the cars. The jury went into the hotel to take possession of their rooms and after a couple of hours of rest...Read more
From October 20 to 23, James D'Arcy's "The Long Way Round" will be one of the 18 films presented at the Co-Production Market of MIA (Mercato Internazionale Audiovisivo) in Rome at the Diocletian Baths (pic below).
The International Audiovisual Market in Rome is where filmmakers and producers, selected among the world's most interesting talents on the independent film scene can present their projects for help in funding.
The 2016 Eurimages Co-Production Development Award: a...Read more
Chicken/Egg Trailer is here and omg, it's funny; it's brilliant, as could be expected from something hatched by James D'Arcy.
CHICKEN / EGG Trailer
Starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Hayley Atwell. A short film Directed by JAMES D'ARCY
Produced by SAM TIPPER-HALE copyright CrossDay Productions 2016
The trailer was posted by Sam Tipper-Hale on twitter.
On Felix Coles facebook: "We had the utmost pleasure designing this at the beginning of the year, for the wonderful James D'Arcy. All the...Read more
Maria Valverde shared this delightful photo on her facebook with this caption:
"And... Are you gonna eat it all?" #JustKidding #GernikaTheMovie #onset
Mooby.es asked Barbara Goenaga, Alex Garcia and James D'Arcy these questions:
Define your character in 3 words
Describe the construction of your character
How did you get the project to your hands?
What was the hardest thing for you during filming?
Any next project? <------- <------ <--------
@UrbanVLC twitter today: "A present for all fans...Read more
One of the great things about being a fan of James D'Arcy is that he is energetic and always full of delightful surprises.
One fine April morning of this year, we were surprised with a funny tweet from a magician who hashtagged Hayley Atwell. Roffman was doing a little bit of "magic advising" on the set of Chicken/Egg, filming somewhere in London.
At that time, we weren't really sure if Hayley...Read more
It is finally here, 09 September, the day that Gernika finally opens in 92 theatres across Spain!
We wish the Gernika producers and cast/crew, the best success in the world, not only because Koldo Serra is the greatest guy in the world, but also that this is an important story to be told. We hope that the pre-release of Gernika in downloads and DVD by Sony Pictures will not have adverse...Read more
Wednesday, 07 September 2016: It was a wonderful and thrilling day promoting Gernika at the splendid Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. After an intense 6 weeks of filming in Bilbao in the months of May and June last year, the film returned to the city for its premiere. (photo above by @jonpi_reyes twitter)
It started with Maria Valverde posting "Flying to Bilbao!' on her instagram.
The tall gentleman at the back looks like...Read more
Two new articles have been published with breathtaking images of Gernika.
From Hola! , an interview with Alex Garcia which touched on the subject of the beautiful scenery of Gaztelugatze, the Basque farmhouse where Henry meets Teresa's family and final the scenes of devastation. Very interesting and worth a read.
The second article is by Oskar Belategui, 07 September 2016, called "Bombs fall back on Gernika" on El Correo.
It is a film...Read more
Monday, 05 September 2016, was a very busy press day for Gernika in Madrid. James who had flown in the night before, attended the morning photocall, presentation and press interviews at the Palafox Cinemas. I think we've seen this shirt before.
In attendance were: director Koldo Serra, Maria Valverde, Ingrid Garcia-Jonsson, Alex Garcia, Barbara Goenaga, Julian Villagran, Victor Clavijo and Hugo Silva. #GernikaTeam
Series On Day editor, Maria Reinoso interviewed...Read more
On Friday, 02 September 2016, the production staff at Warner Bros. Burbank Studio marked the end of filming by postings snaps on instagram. P.A. @manjarinakijany posed with director Christopher Nolan at the Dunkirk wrap party yesterday.
Jack Taggart, head costume ager/dyer posted on his facebook:
"And.... After months in Europe and World War II refought and won.."
Costume designer, Krista Guggia posted on her instagram: (Harry Styles must be standing on a box of...Read more
Koldo Serra giving directions to James D'Arcy, who plays an American journalist. Photo from Las Palmas.
Today marks the opening day of Festival Cine + Food 2016 at the capital of Gran Canaria. 50 films will be shown in this festival from Thursday to Sunday (01-04 Sept, 2016).
Tonight, Gernika, will be presented by director Koldo Serra and Maria Valverde in the Room Cinesa El Muelle at 22.00.
We also have a number of...Read more
Way back in 2014, James D'Arcy was slated to begin filming an espionage thriller "The Damascus Cover" with Daniel Spencer to start on October 13, 2014 in Morocco, when he suddenly dropped out. On IMDB September 2014, we learned James could no longer do it and Jonathan Rhys Meyers was taking over the role. The filming didn't start till the following year, wrapping on March 24, 2015
After two years, we...Read more
Ouest France unveiled on Monday, Aug. 29 that James D'Arcy is one of the jury members at the 27th edition of the British Film Festival in Dinard.
From 28 September to 02 October, 2016, James will be joining the panel comprising of: Claude LeLouch (Jury President), Victoria Bedos (writer/director), Julie Ferrier (actress), Eric Lagesse (distributor / producer), Lespert (director), Sylvie Testud (actress/director), Colin Vaines (producer), Phil Davies (actor), plus one more not...Read more
A call for press passes and interviews for Gernika was posted by MadAvenue PR Communications with 3 new images.
Aside from the Premiere in Madrid, James is also expected at the Photocall * Press Interviews on Monday, September 05.
Watch for a draw for 1 double entry for the premiere of Gernika on Gernika Facebook. It will soon be posted.
As an exciting preview, Henry and Maria's costumes are currently on display at FNAC Callao de Madrid, followed...Read more
Happy Birthday to our one in a minion, fave most lovely, precious and adorable James D'Arcy!
Have a big, crazy and happiest of birthdays from all of us to you! Is it 43 or 41?, it doesn't matter... Love you always!
A number of online tributes have exploded overnight attesting to how well-loved he is... He has made over 76 films, yet we want more.. He's not only a tremendously...Read more
An exciting announcement from Gernika Facebook and twitter today:
Thanks to Iberia express we are going to have the presence of Maria Valverde and James D'arcy in the promotion of the premiere in Spain!! You we keep reporting
Good news: thanks to @iberiaexpress we can count with María Valverde and James D'Arcy in Madrid in brief :)
We don't have news of the venue yet, but we can be sure the date...Read more
Cine+Food is giving 5 double invitations to see the pre-premiere of Gernika next Thursday, 01 September at 10 pm at Cinesa El Muelle. Koldo Serra and Maria Valverde will be attending.
To win, all you have to do is comment on the post "Who you want to take to enjoy the pre-premiere" on the Cine + Food Facebook. You have until next Friday, 26 August at noon. The same day, they will...Read more
Gernika is now available on SiOL TV. The price to rent for 48 hours is € 3.50 on Dkino SiOL TV channel and is in English with Slovenian subtitles.
siol.net contained a very nice summary of Gernika, points of interest, a trailer and several new stills we haven't seen before.
A love story during the Spanish Civil War, sited in the Basque town, which was destroyed in the bombing of the Nazis.
Spain in...Read more
Photo credit: @save_agent_carter tumblr
It's not too late to get up-close to the wonderful costumes designed by Giovanna Ottobre-Melton and Phillis Gilliam.
The costumes for Marvel's Agent Carter are still on display at the FIDM Museum in downtown Los Angeles till 15 October 2016.
Costume worn by James D'Arcy as Edwin Jarvis.
A great blog was posted on Marvel's Agent Carter TV Costumes on display with photos by Jason in Hollywood.
We've been so lucky lately with these random James D'Arcy sightings in London. Many thanks to Nicola Bates @MusicalMissB, we have James and Ed Stoppard waiting at the stage door to watch their friend, Julian Ovenden sing at the Royal Albert Hall tonight.
BBC Prom 38: The John Wilson Orchestra performs Gershwin
7 pm / Saturday 13 August 2016
John Wilson and his orchestra pay tribute to American songwriters, George & Ira Gershwin.
@davesimon10 was so lucky to meet James in Soho, London today and he shared a photo on his instagram. Many thanks!
What is even more amazing is that this is his second time to find James in Soho this year. Check out our CANDIDS gallery.
And on James' short film that he directed in April 2016 (1 month), we have few finds from various sources.
Since it's not on the IMDB, we'll have...Read more
New images from Betta Pictures and a Gernika pressbook.pdf. Out in cinemas on 09 September 2016.
And here are some more from Sony Pictures GmbH (SPHE) represented in Germany:
And some of the other cast members...
It's not surprising that Jarvis made "TV's most delightful characters" as he is most entertaining, resourceful and well, just #Jarvelous! Although we won't get a third season of Agent Carter, we couldn't thank James enough for creating human Jarvis who has become an unforgettable and beloved addition to the Marvel universe.
Here is the list from AM New York's Emily Schienvar, August 10, 2016.
Edwin Jarvis from 'Marvel's Agent Carter'
The butler...Read more
James D'Arcy and Maria Valverde describe their characters on Gernika in this behind-the-set exclusive by Hoy Cinema
(Many thanks to Alexander Bendo for putting this on youtube.)
Here is a new Deleted Scene published by Sony Pictures on youtube.
Warner Bros. unveiled the first official trailer of Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk today. It was reportedly being shown at SDCC and in theatres playing Suicide Squad this weekend.
You won't see any of the main actors and it is a very short clip, but it offers an eerie tone of bleak landscape, crashing waves, rows of dead bodies in the sand, the ominous ticking and brings home the sense of vulnerability and...Read more
Guernica is now out on DVD and HD Digital through various channels like Sony Pictures, Netflix, iTunes, Amazon, VUDU, Amazon Video, etc.
The DVD and digital editions contain nine deleted and extended scenes.
Guernica is the first film to tell the story of the tragic events of April 26, 1937 during which a Basque country village was completely destroyed by the Nazi Luftwaffe and Fascist Aviazione Legionaria at the behest of...Read more
Jake Freels, was able to interview James who was on the set via e-mail through his agent. The young man didn't meet with James so we have no photo.
The interview was posted on his Future Filmakers Move Reviews Blogspot and his mom, Jessica brought it to our attention through her twitter @greenflagfly. Many thanks!!!
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
AN INTERVIEW WITH ACTOR JAMES D'ARCY
I was fortunate to interview actor James D'Arcy of...Read more
BMW celebrated their centenary with the unveiling of their futuristic vision car for the next 100 years, focusing on innovative technologies to meet the driver's every need. This car is self-driving!
Published on June 6, 2016 on BMW UK
Sony Pictures Germany just released a gorgeous set of stills for Guernica. Most of them are of James! Enjoy!!!
On Friday, 03 June 2016, the 10th day of shooting Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk, we finally have our first glimpse of James!
He appeared with Kenneth Branagh on a rainy and wind-swept Malo East Pier where most of the filming took place since the beginning of the week...on the pier with explosions and on ships.
Nolan and his cinematographer, Hoyte van Hoytema (Interstellar / Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) filmed their scene on the...Read more
On 21 June, 2016 (Tuesday), Gernika will be presented at the 44th Huesca International Film Festival ahead of its commercial release.
The new theatre release date is now 22 July, 2016 (IMDB) It was previously slated for 09 September.
Details of the schedule for Gernika at Huesca (English translation) below:
Three weeks ago, James had time to do voiceovers for QPR Football Club's official launch of their new crest.
After a 6 month consultation with Rangers supporters through social media, a new symbol was chosen and unveiled just before the 2016/17 season start at Loftus Road on 06 May 2016. And the end-result was that the crowd was well-pleased.
Two exciting videos voiced by James accompanied the official reveal. They tell of the...Read more
We can now guess why James had this super-short haircut last week, posted by Tess Ward on twitter (May 17th). After Guernica, James seems to have attached himself to another gripping and powerful war story.
Batman Begins director, Christopher Nolan began production on his World War II epic action thriller "Dunkirk", on location in the historical coastal town on Monday, 23 May 2016.
From the Warner Bros, press release, we have a...Read more
The Playlist released a new exclusive trailer for “Guernica,”
And today we have the exclusive trailer debut for the movie that details an important chapter in WWII history.
Starring James D’Arcy, Jack Davenport, María Valverde, Burn Gorman, and Ingrid García-Jonsson, the film brings brings audiences to Spain in 1937, where the citizens of the village of Guernica live with the day-to-day realities of the Civil War. An American journalist trying to report on what’s...Read more
This week, Phoebe Fox and James D'Arcy are on the BBC Network Radio Trail for The Hollow Crown on Radio 3 & 4.
On HQ Voice on SoundCloud
Koldo Serra's new movie poster for Gernika which is competing for the Golden Biznaga at the Malaga Film Festival was unveiled today and it is stunning!
Gernika opens next Tuesday: To Purchase Tickets
26 April 2016 Teatro Cervantes: Press Pass at 12.00 and 22.00
27 April 2016 Cine Albeniz: 19.00 and 23.15
@gernikathemovie informs us that the premiere will be attended by Koldo Serra, the producers, as well as Maria Valverde, Ingrid Garcia-Jonsson...Read more
Last week, 4 of James' voiceovers were added to BMW UK youtube. Busy man!
11 April 2016: BMW 7 Series
Over the weekend in London and wrapping on Monday, it seems James was very busy directing a short film. (17-18 April, 2016)
Back in March 2016, we first noticed James' name in a young actor's CV for "Chicken and Egg" as a Director.
We thought no more of it since James was still filming The Snowman in Norway.
After Snowman wrapped at the end of March, James was seen dashing out of...Read more
The Gernika Teaser Trailer is finally here!
Gernika - Teaser Trailer Abril 2016 VOSE from Pecado Films on Vimeo and on eitbkultura
Gernika, The Movie. Con James D'Arcy (Cloud Atlas), María Valverde (Exodous), Jack Davenport (Piratas del Caribe). Sección Oficial Festival de Malaga, proyección el 26 de abril de 2016, Aniversario del Bombardeo.
04/13/2016 The following is the exclusive on El Mundo
El Mundo exclusively presents the first images of Gernika , the film Koldo Serra...Read more
On April 1, BMW UK launched their new xDrive baby boots, which react to a toddler's unbalanced movements in a fraction of a second to provide more secure toddling around corners and total stability in all conditions.
Great idea, no? When you visit the BMW showroom, they have a range of lifestyle accessories such as shirts, jackets, travel luggage, and key chains.
But then, we know what an incredibly creative prankster James...Read more