In The Eagle of the Ninth film Douglas Henshall had ‘best time’ with Channing Tatum

Rosemary Sutcliff book The Eagle of the Ninth is becoming a film (movie), produced by Notting Hill producer Duncan Kenworthy. Dougas Henshall plays a chieftain of a British tribe, chariot racing with Channing Tatum as hero Marcus.

“He was lovely, a really nice guy and so down to earth with no ego at all. No hissy fits, no tantrums, he just got on with his work … I have a small part, the first fifteen minutes, Read More »

The Eagle of the Ninth Film (2010)

The film (movie) The Eagle of the Ninth based on Rosemary Sutcliff’s famous historical novel of the same name is directed by Kevin Macdonald . (The story is described here). The film produced by Duncan Kenworthy stars Channing Tatum, Donald Sutherland, Jamie Bell, Mark Strong, and Tahar Rahim.Read More »

The Eagle of the Ninth Film | Summary Film and Book Story

The Eagle of the Ninth film summary – plot based on Rosemary Sutcliff’s book The Eagle of the Ninth – described by one of its co-financiers, Film 4.

Newly arrived in Britannia on his first command, young Centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) heroically defends his fort against a massive Celtic attack but is so badly wounded that he is discharged from the army.  Angry and bitter that his army career is over, Read More »

The Eagle film battles ‘jaw dropping’ says Twitterer

The Eagle film (formerly to be called The Eagle of the Ninth) has excellent fight and battle scenes, it is suggested on Twitter:

“I was doing ADR work  on The Eagle of the Ninth– some of those battle sequences are jaw-droppingly good …” (Nils Hognestad on Twitter)

I have learned since posting this originally that ADR  stands for ‘Automated Dialogue Replacement’.  Read More »

The Eagle of the Ninth film features Tahar Rahim

The Eagle of the Ninth film , from the Rosemary Sutcliff book of that name, directed by ‘The Last King of Scotland’ director Kevin Macdonald, stars Tahar Rahim  opposite Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell.

“I’m the baddie. He’s the prince of an ancient Gallic tribe.
I’m talking in ancient Gaelic — it was hard.”Read More »