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UK FILM: THE PICK UP (TRAILER)

The Pick Up is a short film written and directed by British actor Aml Ameen. Check out the trailer below. THE PICK UP is set in a trendy London nightclub and focuses on two socialite’s 20-somethings Jay (Najan Ward) and Adrian (Aml Ameen) and their quest to win the attention, and possible one night-stand bed posts of feisty university club queens Roxanne (Elizabeth Kostantino) and Hannah (Amy Connery). The adventure turns soar, when the boy’s squeaky clean mate David (Sam Underwood) sticks []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: NOEL CLARKE

The problem was I got a bit soft, I got a bit friendly i got a bit emotional. I started worrying and focusing too much on helping others. And I did help a lot of people. I don’t need to name them, I know who they are, You know who they are, they know who they are. I was always on this – “Gotta write a part for that guy, Gotta bring in that girl”. How can i help this person, how can []

UK NEWS: HAVE ACTORS/’FRIENDS’ NOEL CLARKE AND ADAM DEACON FALLEN OUT OVER DEACON’S UP AND COMING FILM ‘ANUVAHOOD’?

Oh dear! Turbulent times within the UK showbiz scene folks. Last night ‘friend’ to Mad News BAFTA Award winning director, actor, writer, producer and ‘saviour’ Noel Clarke went in to rant mode via his blog and blasted individuals (no names were mentioned) who he implies have stolen “the whole Hood thing” from him. The star wrote, “… now people I know are using the HOOD thing, and doing their own thing with it like it’s cool. I’m not gonna bad mouth anyone. []

UK FILM: ACTOR ADAM DEACON TALKS ABOUT NEW FILM ‘ANUVAHOOD’

Actor Adam Deacon who starred in the films Kidulthood, Adulthood and most recently 4.3.2.1 has announced that he has just finished writing his first feature film Anuvahood. Via Hood Celebrity’s We hear you’re involved in writing, directing and starring in a spin-off of Kidulthood/ Adulthood, theGunslinger produced Anuvahood? Yeah, just finished writing my first feature film, Anuvarhood. Don’t want to say to much at this stage but I’ve been wanting to do this for years and I can’t even tell you how []

PREVIEW: BRITISH ACTOR AML AMEEN STARS IN NEW US DRAMA HARRY’S LAW

I announced on Mad News earlier this year that British actor Aml Ameen (Kidulthood and The Bill) had bagged a role in the new US drama Harry’s Law. Now check out the preview below. I follow a few British actors/entertainers on Twitter and any day now their huge heads will explode in to a thousand pieces. A little success and an avalanche of compliments received via Twitter, and they turn fool. But I don’t get that big-headed vibe from Aml. This is []

UK FILM: 4,3,2,1 POSTER

Actor/director/writer Noel Clarke will release his highly anticipated new film 4,3,2,1 in June 2010. Check out the poster below. Brown Eyez has asked this question and now I’m asking…. Why is actress Shanika Warren-Markland the only woman featured on the poster wearing just a bra and panties??? The other women are fully clothed so what’s that all about??? Care to enlighten us Mr Clarke??? Watch the “unofficial trailer” below. Click HERE to visit 4,3,2,1 website. 🙂 🙂

UK NEWS: ACTOR AML AMEEN SET TO MAKE DIRECTORIAL DEBUT

The Voice Newspaper reports that British actor Aml Ameen is preparing to direct his first short film called The Pick Up. Ameen told the newspaper, “It’s a short film I’ve written and this will be my directorial debut through my film production company, Ameen Dream Entertainment. It’s set in a house club and is about a bunch of lads that make up elaborate stories to try and get dates with these University girls. We had an open casting and it’s set to be a slick and []

UK NEWS: ACTOR NOEL CLARK TO CO-DIRECT THRILLER ‘4,3,2,1’

So this is what old Noel was talking about via Twitter some weeks back, but refused to give much away. He left Twitterville in an absolute tizz. People all over the UK desperately wanted to know what Noel Clark was working on next. And now at long last the cat has been let out of the bag!!!!  Via The Hollywood Reporter Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE) and The Works U.K. Distribution are among the backers for multi-hyphenate Noel Clarke’s heist thriller “4.3.2.1.” which started shooting this week. Scheduled []