After BS 3.8, this feels good #RichardArmitage

So, it was a Richard Armitage filled weekend for fans, with the premiere of The Lodge at Sundance, and enough press shots and interviews to satisfy – including some good reviews. Still, there are fans like me who are not going out of their way to see a horror/thriller film such as this – which is supposed to scare the crap out of you, and has a reportedly only 20 minutes of Armitage  screen time. OTOH, I felt good this morning learning that the film has already sold and has distribution rights. There were a  fair number of industry and  Armitage tweets and retweets picking up that news.

But the real boost came with the announcement that Richard Armitage is going to STAR in The Stranger, a Harlan Coben based limited series for Netflix UK. This news was trumpeted by so many entertainment media sites on social media – it’s a blitz, and it felt great. This felt especially great, the full article has 51 shows to look forward to, and  The Stranger is not listed first – but the photo appearing first, was this one: 
Believe you me, after last night’s Berlin Station,  episode, SOME SPOILERS SPOILERS coming now – stop reading if you want to wait:   after the whole Miller/Frost confrontation and Daniel with dead open eyes, killed by, of all characters, feckless Steven Frost, I wanted to pull my hair out. I’m still finding a way to believe that Steven Frost is not Diver, or if he was, he didn’t kill Daniel’s mother, but I’m not looking for a way to manipulate that Daniel Miller lives. He’s gotta be dead by now. Please be dead by now, Daniel. If they bring him to life again, after Season 1, getting shot in the back, and Season 3 getting shot in the front, I don’t think I’ll have even a reserve more of outrage left. Meanwhile, join the discussion at Me and Richard to express opinions on the episode. I’ll be chiming in there as well to bitch about the indignity of anybody  being killed by modern day Steven Frost, let alone Daniel Miller falling for the oldest trick in the book. He hasn’t really been a great spy.

2 thoughts on “After BS 3.8, this feels good #RichardArmitage

  1. The King is dead, long live the King. I’m so glad I’m done with Berlin Station once and for all. The frustration was exhausting. Daniel is dead but RA will rise from the ashes to bigger and better things. With My Zoe, The Lodge, The Stranger (sounds really promising), and hopefully The Seville Communion will be announced soon (I just started reading the book and it seems like it will make an excellent movie!).

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  2. I wasn’t that fussed by BS1 tbh. You compare it to any other modern drama and it just falls flat. Glad he’s out and quite frankly -I reckon Richard is glad to be out -his most recent tweets were pretty sarky about his character. Looking forward to the American accent going too (I hope)

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