Behind the scenes
Fans of Peaky Blinders are desperately awaiting the fourth season, which is currently in production in various locations around the UK.
But until then, sneak peeks from the set will have to suffice; the latest of which is sure to please die hard followers.
The new co-star Adrien Brody was also spotted pointing a deadly weapon – he is new to the show and his character’s name is as yet unknown.
EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner Adrien Brody will be joining the cast of “Peaky Blinders” Season 4.
The filming started this week.
It’s unclear what character he’ll play, as it’s currently being kept under wraps, but creator Steven Knight says
“He genuinely was the actor in my head when I wrote the part. I’m sure he will be a formidable presence in the world of the Peaky Blinders.”
Of Brody’s casting, BBC Drama Controller Piers Wenger said he is
“a world class actor famous for producing mesmerizing performances. I cannot wait to see him in action alongside the rest of Peaky Blinders‘ superb cast bringing Steven Knight’s extraordinary writing to life on BBC Two.”
Season four will pick up when “Tommy Shelby (played by Cillian Murphy) receives a mysterious letter on Christmas Eve and realizes the Peaky Blinders are in danger of annihilation. As the enemy closes in, he flees his country house and returns to the streets of Small Heath, Birmingham where a desperate fight for survival begins,”
The role has been kept secret, so it is still unclear what role Brody will play in the epic gangster saga.
Adrien is the star of blockbusters films Midnight in Paris, The Grand Budapest Hotel and hit TV miniseries Houdini so his intense acting skills are destined to fit well in to Peaky Blinders.
Peaky Blinders has began filming series four in Liverpool earlier this week and fans of the BBC drama will be wondering when they can see it on screen.
Season four of Peaky Blinders is set to premiere later this year or 2018.
Genre: Action / adventure
Director: Lee Tamahori.
Script: Michael Thomas, Jeffrey Hatcher
Release Date: ????
Johanna ‘Of Ghent’ (Sophie Cookson), a feisty and daring 21-year-old infiltrates the court of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (Adrien Brody) to avenge the death of her father at a time when the emperor is struggling to hold together a fragmented empire in a world of wealth, debauchery, intrigue and treason.
Academy Award-winner Adrien Brody playing legendary Emperor Charles V, with Paz Vega as Queen Mary of Hungary, Oliver Platt as Pope Clement VII, Bill Skarsgard as Philip II of Spain, Eddie Marsan as Martin Luther, Sophie Cookson as Johanna and with as German superstar Thomas Kretschmann and movie legend Rutger Hauer also in the stellar cast.
Is currently in post-production and the release date is unknown for problems with the production company. The film has been completed and is in post production since 2015.
CHARACTER PHOTOS FROM EMPEROR:
Adrien Brody as the legendary Emperor Charles V.
LEE TAMAHORI’S EMPEROR is an action epic about a young girl who seeks revenge on the holy Roman Emperor Charles V for the death of her father by infiltrating his royal court. It happens in a world of wealth, debauchery, violent retaliations, sex, manipulation and treason in which Charles V is trying to hold together a fragmented empire… it’s the 16th century revisited!
Charles V was a Duke of Burgundy and Holy Roman Emperor who ruled a massive Empire in which the sun never set including the Spanish Empire, Holy Roman Empire, Habsburg Netherlands and extensive territories in western, central, and southern Europe, and the Spanish colonies in the Americas and Asia where he sanctioned the conquest by Castillian conquistadors of the Aztec and Inca empires. Although the four decades of his rule were marked by many wars (mostly against France, German princes and the Ottoman Sultan) in the end he abdicated in order to live and then die in a monastery instead on a battle field.
Filming and behind the scenes:
~ Adrien Brody during shot “Emperor” + poster.
(Photos via: blesk.cz)
~ Recent pics: Adrien Brody during shoot of “Emperor” movie in Ghent, Belgium on August 16, 2015.
~ Recientes fotos de Adrien filmando en Bélgica escenas de la película “Emperor” desde el 16 de Agosto.
(Photo via: citypath)
(Photo via: @danielfebredo on Instagram)
(Photo via: nydailynews.com)
~ Behind the scenes: Adrien Brody photoshoot for Vogue U.S. July 2015.
~ Imágenes detrás de escenas de la sesión de fotos de Adrien Brody para la revista Vogue, edición de Estados Unidos, Julio de 2015.
(Photo credit via: @AdrienBrody俱乐部 on Weibo)