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Andrew Scott Approached to Play Tony Blair in 'The Crown,' But...

Andrew Scott has reportedly been approached to join the upcoming fifth season of The Crown, but there’s a chance he might not be able to take the role.

The 44-year-old actor, who famously played the “hot priest” in season two of Fleabag, is in talks to play former Prime Minister Tony Blair, according to The Sun.

Blair came into power in 1997 when he was 43. The upcoming season of The Crown will follow the death of Princess Diana and how Blair did not agree with the way it was handled by Queen Elizabeth.

There’s a chance that Andrew might not get to do the show though.

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Dakota Fanning to Star in Showtime's 'Ripley' TV Series!

Dakota Fanning is taking on yet another new role!

The 27-year-old actress will star in Showtime’s Ripley, a drama based on Patricia Highsmith’s quintet of Tom Ripley novels, TVLine reported Thursday (March 11).

Fleabag star Andrew Scott will play the title role in the adaptation.

Here’s a plot summary: the show will “follow Tom Ripley as a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York. When Tom is hired by a wealthy businessman to travel to Italy and try to convince the man’s vagabond son to return home, his acceptance of the job ‘is the first step into a complex life of deceit.’”

Dakota will play Marge Sherwood, an American living in Italy who suspects that Tom’s affability hides darker motives. Johnny Flynn joins as Dickie Greenleaf.

Dakota Fanning is the perfect choice to play the deliciously complicated Marge opposite Andrew Scott’s Tom Ripley. She’s an actor that brings smarts and vulnerability to every part, with so much bubbling beneath the surface. We can’t wait to see her sink her teeth into this role in Steve Zaillian’s Ripley,” Showtime’s Amy Israel said.

Production starts in Italy later in 2021.

A few days prior, it was revealed that Dakota also has a new role in another Showtime show!

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Ruth Wilson & Andrew Scott To Play Husband & Wife in HBO's Upcoming Movie 'Oslo'

Ruth Wilson is joining Andrew Scott for her next big role in HBO’s Oslo, THR reports.

Based on the Tony Award-winning play by J.T. Rogers, it tells a story of the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian couple that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords.

Bartlett Sher will direct and Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt, Kristie Macosko Krieger and David Litvak will executive produce.

In the movie, Ruth will play Mona Juul, a Norwegian foreign minister and Andrew is Terje Rød-Larsen, a sociologist and Mona’s husband.

The cast of Oslo also includes Salim Dau, Waleed Zuaiter, Jeff Wilbusch, Igal Naor, Dov Glickman, Rotem Kainan, Itzik Cohen, Tobias Zilliacus and Sasson Gabai.

This will be the second team up for Ruth and Andrew, who also star in His Dark Materials.

If you missed it, Ruth recently opened up further about her reasons for leaving The Affair. Here’s what she said…

Lily James & Andrew Scott to Star in 'Pursuit of Love' Limited Series for Amazon!

Lily James and Andrew Scott are set to star in the upcoming limited series The Pursuit of Love, which will be a joint venture between Amazon and BBC One.

Emily Mortimer will write and direct the three-episode series, which is an adaptation of the novel by Nancy Mitford.

The Pursuit of Love is set in Europe between the two World Wars and “follows Linda Radlett (Lily James) and her best friend and cousin Fanny Logan (Emily Beecham),” according to Variety.

The synopsis continues, “Consumed by a desire for love and marriage, the two women are on the hunt for the ideal husband. Their friendship is put to the test as Fanny settles for a steady life and Linda decides to follow her heart, to increasingly wild and outrageous places.”

Joining Lily and Andrew in the starry cast are Emily, as well as Dominic West, Dolly Wells, and Beattie Edmondson.

“I’ve always loved Nancy Mitford so when I was asked to adapt ‘The Pursuit of Love’ it was impossible to say no,” Emily said in a statement. “It’s an outrageously funny and honest story, whose central character – the wild, love-addicted Linda Radlett – still reads as a radical. I feel privileged to be directing this show and working with the brilliant teams at Open Book, Moonage Pictures, Amazon Studios and the BBC.”

Filming has begun in the United Kingdom.

Lily was recently spotted on an ice cream date with one of the biggest movie stars in the world!

Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge & Andrew Scott Will Reunite Again On Screen!

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is set to reunite with Fleabag co-star Andrew Scott for a TV project!

Andrew stars in the HBO series His Dark Materials and he just announced that Phoebe will guest star in season two in a voice role.

Phoebe will be playing his character John Parry’s osprey dæmon Sayan Kötör. Deadline reports that in the world of His Dark Materials, “the bond between person and dæmon is sacred, with the animal representing a physical manifestation of a human soul.”

Andrew says, “What’s beautiful to me about the books is the relationship with the dæmons and, I think this is the first time we are revealing this, but my dæmon is going to be played by someone who is very close to me in my real life: a young performer and writer called Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The relationship is all about companionship, friendship, and loyalty and that’s what I feel about Phoebe in my real life so it’s wonderful that this is happening.”

Season two is expected to premiere later this year.

Last month, Andrew reprised his role as Hot Priest in a mashup with another hit series!

The Worlds of 'Normal People' & 'Fleabag' Just Collided in an Amazing Sketch!

Fans are freaking out after seeing the stars of Normal People and Fleabag get together!

Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones, the breakout stars of the Hulu series Normal People, met up with Fleabag‘s Andrew Scott this week… all for an amazing cause.

The three actors filmed a segment for Ireland’s RTÉ Does Comic Relief. In the sketch, Connell (Mescal) and Marianne (Edgar-Jones) go to confession with the Hot Priest (Scott).

“Well this happened! @daisyedgarjones and Andrew are absolute legends. In the hands of Lenny and @suziecine, what is life ❤️. Thank you to element and @emeraoshea. Please, please please donate,” Paul wrote on Instagram.

Normal People director Lenny Abrahamson directed the sketch. Go to right now to support the cause.

In a recent interview, Daisy opened up about how they got the intimate scenes in Normal People to look so realistic.

You can watch the video below!

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge Ends 'Fleabag' Journey with a Win at SAG Awards 2020!

Phoebe Waller-Bridge appears on stage while accepting her award at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday (January 19) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

The 34-year-old actress won for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series for her work in the show Fleabag.

The cast was also nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and Andrew Scott was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series. Other cast members in attendance included Sian Clifford, Brett Gelman, and Bill Paterson.

“The Fleabag team go back home tomorrow to the U.K…. I have to say from the bottom of my heart thank you for being so supportive of this show on these shores,” Phoebe said. “This whole thing really has been a dream. If I wake up tomorrow and I discover it was just that, then thank you, it has been the most beautiful dream.”

This is the end of the Fleabag journey as there will be no more seasons and this is the final awards show of the season for television.

FYI: Phoebe is wearing custom Armani Prive with Fernando Jorge jewelry. Andrew is wearing an Azzaro blazer and Christian Louboutin shoes. Sian is wearing a Zuhair Murad dress. Brett is wearing a Paul Smith suit, Jimmy Choo shoes, and Montblanc cuff links.

20+ pictures inside of the Fleabag team at the SAG Awards… More Here! »

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