Charles Dance started his acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He made his screen debut in 1974 with the ITV series ‘Father Brown.’ Dance got his first breakthrough when he was cast in the titular role of Edward the Seventh in the 1975 miniseries. His first film role was in the 1981 movie ‘For Your Eyes Only.’ By 2018, the seasoned actor had played more than 100 characters on television, film and stage. His major works include ‘The Little Drummer Girl’, ‘Happy New Year,’ ‘Colin Burstead’, ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’, ‘Hang Ups’, ‘The Woman in White’, ‘Euphoria’, ‘That Good Night’, ‘Woman in Gold’, ‘The Imitation Game’, ‘Midnight’s Children’, and ‘Rosamunde Pilcher’s Shades of Love,’ among others. So now you might be wondering what is the next Charles Dance movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Charles Dance films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Charles Dance movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
12. The Widow (2019 – )
‘The Widow‘ is an action-packed thriller series from ITV and Amazon Prime. The plot follows Georgia Wells (played by Kate Beckinsale), whose husband Will (played by Matthew Le Nevez) goes missing after a plane crash in Congo. While it is widely acknowledged that the man has been killed in the crash, Georgia has an intuitive feeling that he is still alive. She decides to follow her instincts and embarks on an adventurous journey to the wilderness of Congo. Charles Dance plays the role of Martin Benson, who is the godfather to Georgia Wells. The other cast includes Alex Kingston and Babs Olusanmokun. The series is created and written by Harry and Jack Williams. The eight-part first season was released on Amazon Prime on March 1, 2019. It garnered positive reviews for the raw depiction of violence, bravery, passion, and corruption. ‘The Widow’ season 2 is yet to be confirmed by ITV and Amazon Studios.
11. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Charles Dance plays the villainous Jonah Alan in the upcoming ‘Godzilla‘ sequel, ‘King of the Monsters.’ Jonah is an ex-British Army colonel and a secret agent in the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6). His bitter experiences in the field make him disenchanted about the future of humanity. He becomes a defector and rogue who wants to unleash his frustration on the human race. Though he is connected to the armed mercenaries of the crypto-agency Monarch, they soon find his true colors and put him in a Pakistani Jail. But Jonah goes into oblivion after a successful jailbreak. More details about his part in the movie are kept under tight wraps. The other cast includes Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Millie Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Lexi Rabe, and Ken Watanabe. The movie is directed by filmmaker Michael Dougherty from a screenplay he co-wrote with Zach Shields. ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ hits screens on May 31, 2019.
10. The Mystery of Dragon Seal: Journey to China (2019)