Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dame Judi Dench to Star in ‘J. Edgar’ Biopic

The Playlist reports that Dame Judi Dench has signed on for Clint Eastwood‘s forthcoming biopic on the United States’ first FBI director, J. Edgar Hoover.

Is Dame Julie Andrews Coming to ‘Glee’?

Dame Julie Andrews on Glee? Wouldn’t that be something? Apparently the revered English actress is in talks to star on the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning TV musical dramedy, The Daily Star reports.

Leah Rozen Film Review: Mike Leigh’s ‘Another Year’

Like a miner with an instinct for finding the richest vein, British director-writer Mike Leigh digs through the quotidian details and routines of ordinary existence to turn up treasure.

‘Gavin & Stacey’ Star James Corden to Wed Girlfriend Julia Carey

‘Tis the season for love! First Lily Allen gets engaged, now James Corden has proposed to his lady love, Julia Carey!

Music Roundup: What’s Coming Up In 2011

With the dawning of the New Year only a few days away, let us take a rest from reacquainting ourselves with some of the year’s best LPs to turn an ear to 2011. Some of the UK’s finest — Coldplay, Radiohead, Mogwai, and …

Lily Allen and Sam Cooper to Tie the Knot

Congratulations to Lily Allen and Sam Cooper! The Daily Mail reports that the English pop star and fashion designer got engaged over the Christmas holiday.

John Barrowman Wins ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Holiday Special

We already know that John Barrowman can strut his stuff on a theater stage. But this Christmas, the 43-year-old Torchwood and Doctor Who star showcased his ballroom dancing skills when he was crowned the winner of Strictly Come …

Sir Elton John and David Furnish Welcome a Baby Boy

Christmas was especially joyous this year for Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish. Their son, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, was born to a surrogate mother in California on December 25, Us magazine exclusively reports.

Look Ahead at 2011: UK TV Series Receiving American Makeovers

Those bigwigs in Hollywood love their British telly. In a feverish race to provide fresh content to hungry American viewers, producers, writers, and executives maintain a watchful eye on the shows that are catching fire across the pond, …

Andrew Garfield Getting ‘Nervous’ for ‘Spider-Man’ Role

British-American actor Andrew Garfield is set to morph into Spider-Man for the hotly anticipated 2012 reboot. But the 27-year-old star of The Social Network and Never Let Me Go is starting to slightly freak out over doing right by the …