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Rocks: Drama starring schoolgirls wins British Independent Film Awards

Rocks: Drama starring schoolgirls wins British Independent Film Awards

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Altitude FilmsA film that cast unknown east London schoolgirls in most of its main roles has been honoured with five prizes at the British Independent Film Awards.Rocks won best British independent film, and one of its stars, Kosar Ali, 17, was named both best supporting actress and most promising newcomer.Rocks got glowing reviews when it came out last year and is now on Netflix.Its other winners included D'Angelou Osei Kissiedu, who was just seven when he played little brother Emmanuel.He was named best supporting actor, with a seven-decade age gap between him and the winner of the best actor award - Sir Anthony Hopkins, 83, who was recognised for playing a man struggling with dementia in The Father.Altitude FilmsTo find the young stars of Rocks, director Sarah Gavron and casting directo...
'Luther' starring Idris Elba to return for Season 5

'Luther' starring Idris Elba to return for Season 5

Entertainment
June 12 (UPI) -- Popular crime drama Luther will return for a fifth season.British actor Idris Elba will reprise Det. John Luther in a new, four-episode season of the show on BBC One and BBC America, the network announced in a press release Monday."[Series creator] Neil Cross, the BBC and I have been talking about a further season and I am thrilled that we have been able to bring it all together. I look forward to putting the coat back on," Elba said.Season 5 will begin filming in early 2018, but has yet to set a premiere date. Cross, who will write the new episodes, said in the release that the season will resolve some "unfinished business.""Now what? It's a question Idris and I get asked a lot. What happened to John Luther after we last saw him striding unbowed through the streets of his...