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Posted By missbillie   May 7th, 2015  Uncategorized

After the shocking end to the Penny Dreadful season premiere, we know you have tons of questions for Billie Piper! Join her right here tomorrow at 8PM ET/5PM PT for a live Q&A.

Make sure you send your questions to Penny Dreadful FB Page. For UK fans, the Q&A will take place at 1am GMT.

Posted By missbillie   May 1st, 2015  Uncategorized

“Actually, I’m pretty good. I’m not a great sharer, I think we’ve all kept pretty tight-lipped about it, we’ve kind of had to. It’s frightening that level of responsibility, you don’t want to be the one who’s fired.” Hadn’t her years as Rose Tyler on Doctor Whotaught her the way around confidentiality clauses? “Exactly. I’m pretty well versed in hiding things.”

In the film, Elizabeth finds the monster repulsive. Will her Bride be more loving?

“It’s a perverse relationship I’d say, it moves around a bit. There’s a lot of feeling, but she also has a quest and she wants him on board. So she goes about that using her great tools of manipulation but whether it’s formed through genuine love I suppose you’ll have to wait and see.” Before Brona becomes the bride, Victor needs to work his alchemy – scenes which required a prosthetic body-double, painstakingly cast from Piper’s own body – and which I am introduced to in the workshop overseen by Nick Dudman, who worked his prosthetic magic on all the Harry Potter films and is responsible for moulding Benedict Cumberbatch’s hump in the upcoming BBC adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard III. What was it like meeting her body body-double?

Two Penny’s worth: Rory Kinnear’s Creature with Harry Treadaway as Dr Frankenstein (Showtime)
“That was weird,” Piper admits. “That kind of had you thinking at night, ‘where is it? Who’s with it? Is it all locked up?’ Seeing yourself that way is bizarre – not something you want to fixate on.” The stuff of nightmares? “I kind of sleep like I’m dead, so no.”

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Posted By missbillie   May 1st, 2015  Uncategorized

Posted By missbillie   April 21st, 2015  Uncategorized

LONDON — “Penny Dreadful” actress Billie Piper has joined the cast of London-set film noir “City of Tiny Lights,” which starts principal photography on Monday. Pete Travis, whose credits include “Vantage Point,” “Endgame” and “Dredd,” directs the pic, which Protagonist Pictures will be selling at Cannes. Icon Film Distribution will be releasing the film, which will shoot for six weeks in London, in the U.K. and Ireland next year.

The cast is led by Riz Ahmed (“Nightcrawler,” “Shifty,” “Four Lions”) who plays down-at-heel gumshoe Tommy Akhtar. Piper, who plays Brona Croft in “Penny Dreadful,” and whose credits include “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” and “Doctor Who,” plays Shelley, Akhtar’s long-lost love. The ensemble includes Cush Jumbo (“Josephine and I,” “The Inbetweeners”), James Floyd (“My Brother the Devil,” “Everywhere and Nowhere”) and Roshan Seth (“Indian Summers,” “Gandhi,” “My Beautiful Laundrette”).

The screenplay is written by author Patrick Neate, based on his novel of the same name. Ado Yoshizaki-Cassuto and Rebecca O’Brien are producing for NDF International and Sixteen Films, with support from the BFI and BBC Films, in association with Lip Sync Productions, Fel UK and Ingenious Media. BBC Films and BFI developed the script.

Pic is a portrait of contemporary London as a teeming multicultural metropolis where nothing is as it seems. Tommy Akhtar is a cricket fan, devoted son and deadbeat private eye. He has an office above a suburban cab firm, a taste for cigarettes and booze, and a finely tuned moral compass well hidden behind a sharp line in cynicism.

Tommy walks in one morning to find high-class prostitute Melody (Jumbo) seeking his help. She wants him to find her friend Natasha, last seen meeting a new client at a swanky Mayfair bar. He has little luck tracking down Natasha, but instead finds the dead body of Pakistani businessman Usman Rana, and, before he knows it, he’s drawn into a sinister, dangerous world of religious fanaticism and political intrigue.

http://variety.com/2015/film/global/penny-dreadful-actress-billie-piper-joins-london-set-thriller-city-of-tiny-lights-1201476505/

Posted By missbillie   April 19th, 2015  Uncategorized

Billie has finished her time in Australia with her final day at Oz Comic Con, photos of her Q&A and photo sessions have been added!

Posted By missbillie   April 19th, 2015  Uncategorized

As you all know, Billie appeared on ‘Mornings’ TV in Australia last week, here’s the interview of her talking about her excitement around Oz Comic Con!

Posted By missbillie   April 18th, 2015  Uncategorized

Billie is now in Adelaide, and has finished her first day at Oz Comic Con, photos below!

Posted By missbillie   April 17th, 2015  Uncategorized

Billie has been announced for Wizard World Comic Con in Chicago this August. She will be there Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd August, more info and tickets here!