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10 U.K. Fast Food Chains You’ll Want to Grab a Bite At


If you’re traveling to the U.K. any time soon, you’ll be reassured to know that you’ll find many of the same fast food chains you see in the U.S. – McDonald’s, Subway, KFC, Burger King, and Five Guys are all big across the pond, too. But the U.K. also has its own fast food favorites […]

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Sir Patrick Stewart Recalls How He and Sir Ian McKellen Bonded and Became Best Friends

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We all know that Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen are the epitome of #FriendshipGoals, but they actually became besties a little more recently than you might realize. During a new interview with Wired, Stewart recalled how he bonded with his fellow English thesp on the set of their 2000 superhero movie X-Men. “We […]

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‘War of the Worlds’ Star Ty Tennant Talks About Following in Dad and Granddad’s ‘Doctor Who’ Footsteps

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Tennant? Yep, as in Doctor Who‘s David Tennant. David and his wife Georgia have five children together, with David adopting Georgia’s son Ty as his own. You probably know the family’s DW lineage, but here’s a lil’ recap: Georgia’s father, Peter Davison, played the Fifth Doctor from 1982-1984. David stepped in as the Tenth Doctor […]

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Casting News: Martin Freeman to Star as Night Shift Police Officer in New Crime Drama Series

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Sherlock and The Office favorite Martin Freeman has signed up for another exciting TV role – this time, in new the U.K. crime drama series The Responder. Freeman will star as Chris, a police officer from Liverpool, northern England, who works the night shift with his rookie partner, Rachel. Each of The Responder‘s six episodes […]

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Jane Austen On-Screen: From Sci-Fi to Zombies and Living Like the Writer Herself


Like Louisa May Alcott‘s Little Women, Jane Austen‘s Emma is continuously revisited. Director Autumn de Wilde is bringing the story of the 1800s matchmaker to the big screen, starring Anna Taylor-Joy in the title role, with Anglo favorites Miranda Hart and Bill Nighy stepping in to support. There is a plethora of Jane Austen adaptations and inspired-by projects […]

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John Krasinski Shares His Admiration for ‘The Office’ and is Up for a Possible Reunion


You may have been introduced to John Krasinksi as Jim Halpert in The Office (2005-2013). In addition to acting, he’s now writing and directing, like with 2018’s A Quiet Place, in which he also stars. But, he hasn’t forgotten where he got his start. And, he’s not shy to pay homage. In a recent interview with Esquire, […]

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James Corden Gets Candid About Whether He Regrets the ‘Cats’ Movie


James Corden was asked a tricky question on a recent episode of The Late Late Show: does he regret doing the Cats movie? The big screen adaptation of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s record-breaking stage musical was panned by critics when it opened in December, and proceeded to flop at the box office. It’s grossed just […]

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10 Things to Know This Week February 24-March 1

2019 Toronto International Film Festival – “The Friend” Premiere

This week’s On the Beat is a super-varied brew featuring everything from ’70s punks to a venerable Knight of the realm. Without further ado, let’s get started. 1. WHAT TO WATCH WHEN YOU’RE IN THE MOOD FOR SOMETHING QUIRKY Created by and starring Jason Segel, in his first series regular role since How I Met Your […]

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Daniel Radcliffe Dives Head First in New ‘Guns Akimbo’ Clip

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We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, Daniel Radcliffe can sign on for any project he likes these days. And, make it work. You can look for him next in the action-comedy Guns Akimbo, releasing February 28. His next project sounds slightly bizarre. He plays a young man named Miles, and he lives […]

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Casting News: Liam Neeson to Star in Action Thriller from Bond Director Martin Campbell

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Liam Neeson is limbering up for his next high-octane role – in an action-thriller from GoldenEye and Casino Royale director Martin Campbell. Titled Memory, the movie is based on the 2003 Dutch film The Memory Of A Killer. In what sounds like a very Liam Neeson role, the Irish actor will play a seriously accomplished […]

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