HBO’s right royal preem

Cabler bows mini 'Elizabeth'

WHAT: Tuesday night preem of HBO miniseries “Elizabeth I”

WHO: Helmer Tom Hooper; thesps Helen Mirren and Hugh Dancy; exec producer-scripter Nigel Williams; exec producer Suzan Harrison; producers Barney Reisz and George Faber; and special guest the Duchess of Norfolk.

WHERE: MoMA’s Titus 1 Theater

BLIGHTY RIGHT: HBO prexy Colin Callender, who introduced the screening, joked that he and exec VP Richard Plepler argued briefly about who should have the honor of prefacing the pic. “He based it on my accent,” the British Callender said.

ROYAL DECREE: Callender offered a nod to standard dress of the 16th century, encouraging the aud to “sit back, kick off your shoes and loosen your corsets.”

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Scene News from Variety

Loading