James is currently shooting the pre-WWII spy thriller directed by Andy Goddard (Downtown Abbey) from a first-time screenplay penned by Eddie Izzard collaborating with fellow actor, Celyn Jones.
Production began on Monday, 25 June 2018 in Wales (UK) and should continue till 20 July.
Synopsis: (Production Bulletin)
Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be...Read more
James D'Arcy narrated a new 8-part documentary series on Queen Elizabeth II to commemorate the 66th anniversary of her accession to the throne. Each episode is 60 minutes long.
The series premiered on Channel 5 (UK) from 06 February to 27 March 2018, however the series will be shown all over the world in the coming months.
For U.K. residents, Elizabeth: Our Queen is still available to be viewed on MY5 for...Read more
James made his first appearance on Homeland last Sunday sporting an American accent as a cocky CIA colleague & former flame of Carrie Matheson (Clare Danes).
S7 Ep 5 "Active Measure" / Air Date: 11 March 2018 / Showtime (USA) @ 9 PM ET/PT
Carrie assembles an A team of off-the-book spies to "shake up" Simone who delivered the $50,000 payoffs to a prison guard the day before Gen. McClendon died in...Read more
A sweet treat for us! James appears on a short promotional film uploaded by ACEIFY Pro on Vimeo on 05 March 2018. Aceify is an advanced coaching app for tennis coaches.
This could have been from the session with Davis Cup Captain, Leon Smith posted on instagram on 09 November 2017.
See candid gallery for the instagram photo and caps from this video. #aceifyapp #aceify @aceifyme
Aceify Coaches are paid more. Leon Smith and James...Read more
The 71st British Academy Film Awards were being presented on Sunday evening at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, London.
James D'Arcy was there along with some of his co-stars, Fionn Whitehead, Jack Lowden, Tom Glynn Carney, and Christopher Nolan & Emma Thomas to represent Dunkirk.
James looked gorgeous in a timeless black tuxedo with a Time's Up pin to show his support of the #TimesUP movement for sexual harrassment.. Many, if...Read more
Agent Carter had such a special place in the hearts of creators, Tara Butters & Michele Fazekas that they added the voices of the actors into a special scene in their new ABC series, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World.
Butters said: Agent Carter "was so much fun. We got to do the show that we wanted to do. I’m super proud of that show, and I think everybody that was involved in...Read more
For the month of December 2017, we found two wildly different BMW Adverts voiced by James D'Arcy.
For FCB Inferno, James read a love poem from the ultimate driving machine to the ultimate driving surface - tarmac. Stunning visuals of winding tracks and open roads paired with James' deep resonant & lyrical voiceover reminds viewers that the BMW is a car for those with a love for driving.
Released on 05 December...Read more
THR, EW, TVLine reported today that James is set to play Anson, an overly self-assured former special ops agent who trained at "The Farm" (CIA's Camp Peary) with Carrie Matheson (Claire Danes).
In Season 7, Carrie takes on President Keane's (Elizabeth Marvel) administration for arresting 200 members of the intelligence community, including Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin), without charges in the wake of the assassination attempt on her.
Carrie will take on the...Read more
A recent interview with 001Lithium X cinematographer, Thomas Buelens by Leslie Charreau was posted on The Belgian Society of Cinematographers. It reveals very interesting insights on the filming and many new stills of James.
Here are some of the highlights, skipping the technical camera & lighting details. For the full interview, please go Here.
001Lithium X by Guy Moshe is now in post-production, but there is still some filming to be done:
We're delighted to announce that James D'Arcy is in the shortlist of nominees for the 2018 BBC Audio Drama Awards!
Established in 2012, the BBC Audio Drama Awards celebrates the range, originality and quality of audio drama on air and online and gives recognition to the creativity of actors, writers, producesrs, sound designers working in this format.
The 2018 shortlist has been revealed and James has been named in the category of "Best...Read more
Chicken/Egg will be shown at two film festivals this weekend: Happy Clucking!
15th Inverness Film Festival 2017
Saturday, 11 November 2017 at 8:30 PM
Chicken/Egg will be shown before the Scottish Premiere of Shot Caller (featuring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau)
Eden Court, Bishop's Road, Ness Walk, Inverness Buy Tickets
Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017
Official Selection - Comedy 2 (A Recommended Screening by York Mix)
York City Centre
09 - 12 November 2017 at several venues & screenings (see...Read more
The first trailer of "Love Thy Keeper" has been posted by Sprockeller Pictures.
Published on 28 Sep 2017
An idealistic attractive young couple acquires a stunning, life-like robot for guilt free help but as the three grow closer, their perception of humanity will be altered forever.
Director and Writer: Josh Janowicz
Stars: Steven Strait, Addison Timlin and James D'Arcy
James' character is called Julian and he seems to be the creator of these life-like androids.
Our wonderful James D'Arcy who has written several screenplays in the past, found two brilliant leads for his first full-length feature film which he wrote and will be directing next year, a comedy called "Made in Italy."
His co-stars, Bill Nighy (Count Bilbuloff in The Bass Player) and Jack Lowden (Collins in Dunkirk) have signed to star in it.
It appears to be same project James was developing since 2015, called "The Long Way...Read more
James has been added to the cast of Das Boot , a German mini-series set during WW II, Deadline.com reported:
Tom Wlaschiha (Game of Thrones), Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men), James D’Arcy (Marvel’s Agent Carter) and Thierry Frémont (Juste un regard) round out the cast of Das Boot, as filming begins on the Bavaria Fernsehproduktion, Sky Deutschland and Sonar Entertainment co-production. The series is shooting in Prague, La Rochelle, Malta and Munich.
The four...Read more
Hailed as Nolan's "masterpiece" and receiving an impressive A- CinemaScore, Dunkirk opened first place in its opening weekend, exceeding studio estimates. In the North American markets, it took in $55.4 million for Warner Bros., exceeding its initial $30 - 40 million forecast, while globally, in 46 overseas markets on 10,775 screens, it debut with $105.9 million, ranking No.1 in all major markets, including UK, France, Spain, Korea, Australia, Russia, etc..
James attended the North American Premiere of "Dunkirk" at the AMC Lincoln Square IMAX yesterday, 18 July 201 in New York City. MAP
No one really knew who was attending until @FionnDaily posted a photo list of the cast attending which included James along with Fionn Whitehead, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, Jack Lowden, Cillian Murphy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance. Tom Hardy did not attend.
Shortly after, at 6.20 PM...Read more
James D'Arcy arrived on the red carpet shortly before 6 PM, sporting a great smile and chatting with Harry Styles.
(photo @fionarhionnon IG)
Hayley Atwell asked James to try and top her Harry Styles photobomb and he sent her this! Well played, James!!!
Great photo of Harry Styles and James by thedailystyles tumblr
There's a live stream of the red carpet arrivals. Watch here:
James on the lineup to meet Prince Harry. Wow, he's tall...Read more
001Lithium X completed filming in Vilnius. James flew back to London this morning.
11 July 2017: Anna @messbrewster shared this on her IG. Many thanks!!!
Thanks James D'Arcy for being an all round Great leading man
After three weeks of night shoots and sometimes in inclement rainy weather, 001Lithium X wrapped on 09 July 2017.
There are a few more pictures of the night set from Natalex Apartments FB from last week who posted that the...Read more
Posted on 02 July 2017, this article from WhatWentRightWith.com is so spot-on about James' career. Thank you to the astute unnamed author who wrote it.
James D’Arcy is a very underexposed and underrated actor. His roles which are usually small or sometimes in unsuccessful films have kept this very talented actor from becoming a household name. It’s a strange situation that just because someone’s films are either commercial failures (Jupiter Ascending)...Read more
Thursday, 13th July: London World Premiere
Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square @ 7:15 or 7:30 pm MAP
Attending: Tom Hardy, Harry Styles, Cillian Murphy, Fionn Whitehead, James D’Arcy, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Aneurin Bernard, Barry Keoghan, Christopher Nolan plus very special guests.
Cast Arrival between 5:15 and 6:15 pm
Confirmed by Marks Meets, Whats on the Red Carpet
Media pens open: 4:00 pm
Photography pen called: 4:45 pm
Media pens shut:...Read more
From the Vilnius Film Office (23 June 2017) comes exciting news that James is indeed filming in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The feature film "001Lithium X" directed by Israel born, U.S. based director, Guy Moshe will begin this week in Vilnius.
It is fantasy drama about a near future: The ozone layer over the planet during the day has risen to 50 degrees Celsius thereby turning the rhythm of life upside down - people sleep...Read more
Since 17 May 2017, we had heard that James was in Vilnius, Lithuania. Someone spotted him near Vilnius Old Town.
Guoda Arlau Skaite posted: "Just saw James D'Arcy casually strolling by?????" "I was in Vero Cafe near Vilnius Town Hall."
She recognized him from Agent Carter and W.E. Perhaps he's filming something, but we weren't sure what he's doing there.
We thought that was a one-off, but it seems James is still...Read more
James is in a new witty and intense radio play about stealing a Van Gogh and waiting 20 years to sell it. The Twenty Years Stretch is written by Colin Bytheway and directed by Alison Crawford. It airs next Tuesday, 20 June 2017 from 2:15 - 3.00 pm on BBC Radio 4. Catch it on the BBC Player Radio. All the details are below.
Colin Bytheway posted on his facebook and...Read more
We have the Scottish premiere of Chicken/Egg created by James at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and the synopsis has gotten funnier. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Max Fowler play a bizarre pair of con-artists who will do some very outlandish things at a children's party. We're still not sure how Hayley Atwell will fit into all this.
When: Friday, 23 June 2017 @ 18.00
Venue: Cineworld Cinema 5 Get Directions
James narrated a feature length documentary on Channel 5 called Diana: 7 Days That Shook The Windsors.
First Broadcast: Tue 30 May 2017
9.00 pm - 11.05 pm (2 hours 5 minutes)
1.3 million viewers in the UK tuned in to watch the gripping and highly revealing account of the week that followed Princess Diana's tragic car accident in Paris in 1997. After 20 years have past, the story of the event...Read more
Hooray for our Captain Winnant!
This week, Total Film Magazine (Summer 2017 issue) has a large photo of James in its 10 page exclusive on Dunkirk.
You will be able to see and read the article in our Magazine Scans gallery.
Many thanks to the scans by Lord Shade at www.nolanfans.com/forums.
Also this week, Warner Bros. France featured James with an interesting bio and new photo.
Go to Dunkerque : Coup de projecteur sur James D'Arcy...Read more
Warner Bros. just released the highly anticipated official trailer for Dunkirk (2.26 min long), offering a harrowing, strong, visual narrative of 400,000 trapped Allied soldiers fighting to survive on land, air and sea.
Medics running past rows upon rows of worried soldiers stranded on a grim beach surrounded by corpses, intense aerial dogfights, faces of relief on a departing hospital ship before getting torpedoed.....
Nolan told Premiere some of the...Read more
Marking the 80th anniversary of the tragic air raid on the Basque population of Guernica on market Monday, April 26, 1937, several media sources announced that "Gernika" will premiere exclusively on a Spanish television channel, Cosmopolitan TV Espana to commemorate the event.
Tuesday, 09 May at 10 PM
Sunday, 14 May at 6 PM
New stills from Ocio News and Movie Star Plus.
James D'Arcy presents one of BMW's most pleasurable early spring offerings. The revolutionary BMW dDrive. Give your dog the exhilaration of the open road without having to leave a bespoked dog's basket.
There are also actual BMW products that will enhance the life of you dog, like the BMW Active Dog Collar, BMW Active Dog Lead and BMW Active Dog Bowl.
All are made to BMW's exacting standards and are...Read more
From the BBC Radio 4 Media Centre comes an announcement of a new biographical radio play about the enigmatic English poet, Edward Thomas penned by Nick Dear which originally opened at The Almeida Theatre in November 2012. The Dark Earth and the Light Sky is a moving evocation of the seven years before his death in France at the Battle of Arras on April 9th, 1917. The broadcast on BBC Radio...Read more
As promised, here is the scan of an old magazine spread on Rebel Heart from the 06-12 January 2001 issue of Radio Times. It's now in our Press/ Magazines and Publications Gallery where the image will open to its more readable Full size.
And here's some interesting news of one of James' new projects found in https://www.ascendantfilms.co.uk/
Hello, Hugo Weaving! Any project with Hugo Weaving is always a good one!
Great clucking news! Out...Read more
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 - 9.45 PM — Dad’s Garage Tickets
Chicken / Egg | directed by James D'Arcy, United Kingdom, 15:00
Mark's a good guy. Kenneth not so much. Mark's gonna help...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