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television news: War and Peace miniseries airing in January 2016 [first photos]

Lily James as Natasha

Lily James as Natasha

In January 2016, Lifetime, A&E Network and HISTORY will air the limited series event based on Leo Tolstoy’s novel War and Peace. The series features an all-star cast including SAG Award® and Film Independent Spirit Award winner Paul Dano (12 Years a Slave, Little Miss Sunshine), Lily James (Cinderella, Downton Abbey), James Norton (Happy Valley), Golden Globe® winner Gillian Anderson (The X Files, Hannibal), Oscar®, Golden Globe and BAFTA winner Jim Broadbent (Moulin Rouge!, Iris), Stephen Rea (The Crying Game, V for Vendetta) and others.

Gillian Anderson and Stephen Rea star in War and Peace

Gillian Anderson and Stephen Rea star in War and Peace

Set against the backdrop of Napoleon’s 1812 invasion of Russia, War and Peace is a story of passion, romance, scandal and deceit surrounding the rising and falling fortunes of five aristocratic families – the Bezukhovs, Bolkonskys, Drubetskoys, Kuragins and Rostovs – in the waning days of imperial Russia.

Paul Dano with James Norton

Paul Dano with James Norton

Produced by BBC Cymru Wales Drama, in partnership with The Weinstein Company, BBC Worldwide/Lookout Point and Lifetime, War and Peace was written by Emmy and BAFTA winner Andrew Davies (House of Cards, Mr. Selfridge, Pride and Prejudice) and directed by BAFTA nominee Tom Harper (Peaky Blinders, The Scouting Book for Boys, Woman in Black: Angel of Death). Principal photography took place in Russia, Lithuania and Latvia.

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HAPPY WORLD VEGETARIAN DAY: Celebrity Vegans and Vegetarians [a select list]

Alanis Morissette

Alan Cumming

Alicia Silverstone, vegan

Alison Lohman

Amber Valletta

Angela Bassett

Anna Paquin

Anne Hathaway

Rosario Dawson

Betty White

Bryce Dallas Howard, vegan

Brandy

Carrie Underwood, vegan

Casey Affleck, vegan

Christian Bale

Sarah Cracknell (St Etienne)

David Duchovny

Kate Moss

Chris Walla, guitarist, Death Cab for Cutie

Daman Albarn

Christina Applegate

Daryl Hannah, vegan

Tobey Maguire, vegan

Natalie Portman, vegan

Dianna Agron

Olivia Wilde, vegan

Conor Oberst (Bright eyes)

Phylicia Rashad

Jared Leto, vegan

Mayim Bialik, vegan

Usher, vegan

Morrissey, vegan

Fran Drescher, vegan

Eddie Vedder

Erykah Badu, vegan

Ellen DeGeneres, vegan

Julianna Margulies

Kal Penn

Fiona Apple, vegan

Gillian Anderson

Kevin Nealon, vegan

Emily Deschanel, vegan

Michelle Pfieffer, vegan

Woody Harrelson, vegan

Michael Imperioli, vegan

Moby, vegan

Jessica Chastain, vegan

Johnny Marr, guitarist, vegan

Juliana Hatfield, vegan

Kristen Bell, vegan

Lisa Edelstein, vegan

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