Monthly Archives: January 2010

Torchwood’s John Barrowman To Hit Wisteria Lane

ABC has confirmed that Torchwood star John Barrowman has been cast on Desperate Housewives for a five-episode stint in April. The Daily Mail is reporting that Barrowman will play “the show’s main villain in the last section …

Susan Boyle’s Idol, Elaine Paige, Turns Against Her

Susan Boyle‘s music idol, West End legend Elaine Paige, has turned viciously against the Britain’s Got Talent star, calling her a “virus” who didn’t work for her success. At the South Bank Awards, Paige …

David Tennant Looks Dapper at the Radio Times Covers Party

The Radio Times site has photos from its annual covers party, which was held last night. What is the covers party, you ask?

Simon vs. Ellen Feud Brewing on American Idol?

Simon Cowell‘s working relationship with Ellen DeGeneres started off on the wrong foot, with Simon showing up 90 minutes late to Ellen’s first day as an American Idol judge. A source told Deadline Hollywood Daily: …

NBC Holds Back David Tennant’s Rex

David Tennant‘s NBC pilot, Rex Is Not Your Lawyer, has been placed on hold, says Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello. “The sets are coming down this week,” a source told EW.

Talking Movies: Interview with James McAvoy (The Last Station)

BBC Talking Movies host and Anglophenia contributor Tom Brook sat down with James McAvoy, who’s currently starring opposite Dame Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer in the newly released The Last Station. The film is …

BAFTA Snubs Dame Helen Mirren

The nominations for the British Academy Film Awards were announced this morning, and Oscar favorites received lots of love: Avatar, An Education, and The Hurt Locker tied with eight nominations apiece to lead the field this year. Going …

Andy Serkis In, David Tennant Out of Simon Pegg Film

Andy Serkis (Gollum from The Lord of the Rings) is replacing former Doctor Who star David Tennant in John Landis‘ Burke and Hare. Simon Pegg, who co-stars in the film, announced it on his Twitter feed.

American Torchwood In Development at Fox

I’d heard rumors about this for a little while, but today The Hollywood Reporter revealed the news: Fox is developing a U.S.

Ladies Rule This Year’s BRIT Award Nominations

The nominees for this year’s BRIT Awards – the UK equivalent to the Grammys – were announced earlier today. Florence and the Machine, Lily Allen, Lady Gaga, Pixie Lott, and boyband JLS lead this year’s BRIT Award …