This week in Scottish Entertainment / Actor News, Craig Ferguson starts Tweeting, Ewan McGregor announces some US chat show appearances, Jamie Sives’ Triage makes it’s way onto the Festival circuit and Kevin McKidd reveals why his kids made him get involved with the Percy Jackson film.

Craig Ferguson joins the Twitterverse

Craig is officially now on Twitter. He got over 30,000 followers in his first day and as of right now he’s nearly at 90,000 followers. Craig announced joining on the Late Late Show last week which you can check out below:
Don’t forget to follow @craigyferg
 

Ewan McGregor to appear on the Late Show with David Letterman

Ewan will be a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday, February 17 on CBS. Don’t forget that he’ll also appear on Live with Regis and Kelly on Friday, February 19.

Summit picks up James McAvoy cancer project

Summit Entertainment has picked up the North American rights to Mandate Pictures’ untitled James McAvoy project.

The film was formerly called I’m With Cancer, and also stars Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, and Bryce Dallas Howard, who has just been cast.

Shooting is expected to take place in Vancouver sometime in February.

‘Triage’ to screen at the ICA


Triage, if you’ll remember, stars Scottish actor Jamie Sives and is about “The wife of a photojournalist” setting “out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.” Thanks to TRIAGEmovie for pointing out the UK screening of Triage:

Following its first stop in Toronto as part of TIFF Cinematheque in February, the 14th Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, featuring 28 films from 20 countries, will continue on its tour making London the next stop, where Danis Tanovic’s TRIAGE will enjoy its UK premiere screening.

The Human Rights Watch International Film Festival in London runs March 17-26, with TRIAGE screening 8:30 PM March 20th 2010 at the Institute of Contemporary Arts.

To book your tickets for the London screening, click here.

As a reminder, the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival in Toronto runs February 24 – March 6, 2010. To book your tickets for the Toronto screening of TRIAGE, 7:00 PM February 25th, click here.

You can also join the Toronto Human Rights Watch International Film Festival on Facebook. [TRIAGE Movie Fan Supporters]

More ‘Percy Jackson’ interviews with Kevin McKidd

Kevin McKidd talked with MTV News about Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, and he revealed that he was asked to play a villain in the last two Harry Potter films:

 
 

Weekly schedule for Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Mo 2/15: Colin Firth, Amanda Righetti
Tu 2/16: Matt Lucas
We 2/17: Helena Bonham Carter, Sinbad
Th 2/18: Jimmie Johnson
Fr 2/19: Jennifer Tilly, Peter Sagal
 

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Photo credit: CraigyFerg

 

Comments

  1. I was watching the 1988 Scottish TV drama Where The Buffalo Go last week which stars Harvey Keitel. It’s a good, if harrowing, drama, but one of the most interesting things is that it has, in a small supporting role, a young Craig Ferguson.

    Heavier than he is now he has the immortal answer when asked if he had brought a bottle of wine to work as he knew he’d be made redeundant: ‘Naw, I just like drinking.’ The boy’s done good.