Monthly Archives: July 2009

Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig in New Play

Someone point the A/C vents at me, I’m fainting: Aussie Hugh Jackman and Brit Daniel Craig will appear on Broadway together as two Chicago businessman in A Steady Rain. “These are two very sexy men – and male …

Video: Gervais, Merchant, and Ralph Fiennes Tease Cemetery Junction

It’s Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant‘s directorial debut. According to Gervais, the film tells the story of “a group of 20-somethings in the early 1970s.

Paul McCartney Under No Illusion About Michael Jackson’s Will

It’s the question on everyone’s minds: what happens to Michael Jackson‘s stake in The Beatles‘ song catalog? Well, that depends on who is appointed to handle Jackson’s assets, a matter that won’t be …

Video: Britain’s Got Talent’s Shaheen Sings at Michael Jackson Memorial

Was there anything else in the news today other than Michael Jackson‘s funeral at Staples Center? I personally thought the proceedings were generally terrible – U.S.

Torchwood Is a Trending Topic Today on Twitter

Say that ten times fast. Torchwood: Children of Earth premiered last night in the UK, and people are tweeting about it. Link may contain spoilers.

Dominic West: Only British Actors Should Play British Roles

Actor Dominic West is mad that non-British actors are coming to the UK and snatching up iconic British roles:

Robin Hood Gets The Ax in the UK

Just weeks after the news about Primeval‘s axing, it has been announced that Robin Hood has been cancelled in the UK, meaning that the show’s third season (which will air on BBCA later this year) will be its last. The …

R.I.P. Mollie Sugden, Mrs. Slocombe of “Are You Being Served?”

She has passed away at 86. Another great gone in a week in which we’ve lost so many…

Is Ricky Gervais a Self-Loathing Brit…Or Is That Redundant?

Ricky Gervais seems to always have something bad to say about his home country, and today, he’s slagging off Britain’s homegrown comedy. According to The Sun, he says, “I don’t watch TV comedy in the UK …