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Wolf Hall fans! So, Thomas Cromwell is to be played by...

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IndridCold Mon 25-Mar-13 19:32:53

Mark Rylance.

I must admit that I hadn't thought of him in the part, but I'm a great admirer of his work and I think he'll be good.

Many apologies for DM link - I couldn't find it reported in any other papers.

Gerrof Mon 15-Apr-13 16:49:23

Everyone who has played Anne I can think of (in grim productions admittedly) really overdo the arch and the femme fatale pouting.

TunipTheVegedude Mon 15-Apr-13 16:51:16

absolutely Gerrof.

Anne Boleyn is such an enigma anyway. I have never really believed in a portrayal of her.

SherbetVodka Mon 15-Apr-13 17:00:30

Hilary Mantel doesn't write Anne as a romantic heroine or passionate femme fatale, more like a sharp political operator. I think for that reason she'll have to be played very differently to any previous screen portrayals.

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