Monthly Archives: January 2011

WATCH: UK Director Masterminds User-Generated Sundance Film

British filmmaker Kevin Macdonald is at the forefront of an ambitious and unique project making a film out of video supplied by 80,000 people from 192 countries. Life in a Day, produced by Ridley Scott, is to be unveiled amid much …

Brides Checklist: Kate’s Bridesmaid Dresses

Like any couple preparing to walk down the aisle, Prince William and Kate Middleton will need a checklist. Thankfully, our friends over at Brides Magazine are experts at all of this, and they'll be joining us each week to offer their own suggestions. This week, Sally Kilbridge, deputy editor of Brides Magazine, tackles the dreaded bridesmaid dress.

William/Kate Courtship to be Depicted in Lifetime Movie

You knew it had to happen: Lifetime is preparing a movie about Prince William and Kate Middleton. Let the Emmys flow! According to E!

BBC America is Seeking Loyal Royal Americans for ‘Royally Mad’ Show

Calling all American royal watchers! Who out there just can’t get enough of Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton? Raise your hand if you’ve daydreamed about being Princess Diana?

Rupert Grint to Give His Famous Ginger Tresses a Break?

It’s a good thing that the Harry Potter movies are nearly done because one of its major stars could have been unrecognizable if he had anything to say about it.

Benedict Cumberbatch Chats Crazy Nicknames on ‘Chatty Man’

On Monday (January 24), Benedict Cumbarbatch paid a visit to the British comedy talk show Chatty Man, as hosted by the foul-mouthed Alan Carr. Together, the two discussed the Sherlock star’s famous last name, in which the English …

Michael Fassbender to Play Android in Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’

Michael Fassbender, formerly Azazeal on BBC America’s Hex, continues to grab high-profile Hollywood parts. Next up for him: Prometheus, Ridley Scott‘s new sci-fi film once thought to be an “Alien prequel.

Will the R-Rated ‘King’s Speech’ Get a Family-Friendly PG-13 Cut?

The King’s Speech leads this year’s Oscar nominations with 12 mentions, which is reportedly sparking the British period film’s surge at the box office. But the bosses at the film’s studio, the Weinstein Company, …

‘Top Gear,’ ‘The Inbetweeners’ Win National Television Awards

While it was a big night for Britain’s X Factor and long-running soap opera EastEnders, some of BBC America’s own earned prizes at the 16th annual National Television Awards in London on Wednesday night (January 26).

No Invite to the Royal Wedding? No Biggie Says Sir Elton John

While some of Europe’s esteemed royals have received their “save-the-date” faxes from Buckingham Palace, don’t think Sir Elton John is sitting around waiting for an invitation to Prince William and Kate …