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Andrew to star in new mini-series ‘Hot Air’

According to Deadline, Andrew is set to star as Richard Branson in another mini-series called ‘Hot Air’ which he will also produce. Read more at the link or below.

Andrew Garfield, who just landed his first Emmy nomination for FX limited series Under the Banner of Heaven, is headlining another limited series project, Hot Air, which is heating up the streaming marketplace. Garfield is set to portray Richard Branson in the project about the famous British entrepreneur, which I hear is in a competitive situation with multiple major platforms in the running. It comes from Universal International Studios, with Deadpool 2 helmer David Leitch set to direct, sources said.

Written by Jon Croker (Paddington 2), the six-part Hot Air is based on the book “Dirty Tricks” by award-winning investigative journalist Martyn Gregory. It tells the story of billionaire Branson and the fascinating, outrageous rise of Virgin Airways.


Croker and Garfield executive produce with 87North (Leitch, Kelly McCormick and Dan Seligmann) and UK-based Two&Two (Babak Anvari and Lucan Toh); StoryFirst (Michael Grade, Peter Gerwe, and Ivan Dunleavy). Universal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio group, is the studio.

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Andrew to star in an FX limited series

According to Deadline, Andrew, along with Daisy Edgar-Jones, will star in an adaptation of ‘Under The Banner Of Heaven’. Read more at the link.

FX has ordered a limited series based on Jon Krakauer’s Mormon crime drama Under the Banner of Heaven with Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones starring.

The series, which is for FX on Hulu, is created by Academy Award-winner Dustin Lance Black (Milk) with Hell or High Water helmer David Mackenzie directing.

The book follows a devout detective, whose faith is tested as he investigates a brutal murder that seems to be connected to an esteemed Utah family’s spiral into LDS fundamentalism and their distrust in the government.

The Amazing Spider-Man star Garfield will play Pyre, an elder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), otherwise known as Mormons, who is committed to his Church and family but begins to question some of the Church’s teachings through his contact with a suspected murderer.

Normal People star Edgar-Jones play as Brenda, a young faithful Mormon who is the victim of a brutal murder.

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Andrew to possibly star in ‘Brideshead Revisited’ mini-series

According to Deadline, Andrew is to possibly star in a new ‘Brideshead Revisited’ mini-series for the BBC, directed by Luca Guadagnino.

The BBC is planning the latest reimagining of Evelyn Waugh’s classic novel Brideshead Revisited, with Parade’s End producer Mammoth Screen attaching Call Me By Your Name helmer Luca Guadagnino to write and direct.


The Daily Mail reported that HBO and a stellar cast — including Ralph Fiennes, Cate Blanchett and Andrew Garfield — have signed up for the Brideshead Revisited remake, though Deadline understands that this is premature.

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Andrew joins RuPaul’s Drag Race BBC

According to Deadline, Andrew is set to join BBC’s remake of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

Spider-Man star Andrew Garfield and Chewing Gum star and creator Michaela Coel are to set to sashay away on the BBC’s remake of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

The pair are the latest A-list stars to join the show. They will feature alongside Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams, Spice Girls’ Geri Horner and Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall.

The eight-part show, which will air on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer, will also feature British presenters Graham Norton and Alan Carr and Michelle Visage, who has judged eight seasons of the U.S. format and four seasons of the All-Stars spinoff.


Garfield added, “The creativity is always totally outside the box and it’s one of the many reasons I watch and love this show.”