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First Look at Sir Ian McKellen as ‘Mr. Holmes’

It’s fair to say that Sir Ian McKellen is generally thought of an actor who establishes iconic roles, rather than following in the footsteps of others. But the legendary thesp is making an exception for his next film project, in ...

Frank Cottrell Boyce: Who is ‘Doctor Who’s Newest Writer?

Last week, the BBC confirmed the identity of the final writer to contribute a script for Season 8 of Doctor Who. Liverpool-born author Frank Cottrell Boyce will write the tenth episode of the season, and represents perhaps the most ...

WATCH: Sir Paul McCartney Helps Two Fans Get Engaged

Having only just resumed his “Out There” world tour in Albany, New York following a two-month absence due to illness, you’d think Sir Paul McCartney might settle for a quiet time of it. Instead, however, the legendary ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Two Hearts Edition

There’s just over a month-and-a-half until Doctor Who returns to television screens worldwide with the premiere of Season 8 and the first full stories starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor—and the BBC have been ramping ...

WATCH: Karen Gillan in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

We’re edging ever closer to the August 1 release date of Guardians of the Galaxy, the upcoming Marvel Comics blockbuster film that co-stars Karen Gillan in a major and somewhat villainous role, and that means it’s time for ...

New ‘Harry Potter’ Short Describes a 34-Year-Old Harry

It’s turning into a very Harry Potter kind of week. First we had an update on the spinoff movie Fantastic Beasts being shot in England, and what might have been our first glimpse at the titular creatures.

'Harry Potter' Spinoff to Shoot in the U.K.

We’re still a long way off the release date of the first film in J.K Rowling‘s planned trilogy of Harry Potter spinoffs Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, but it was announced over the weekend that when the films are ...

Tour de France Cycle Race Lands in England

Cycling fever has swept the U.K. over the last three days, as the legendary Tour de France race staged its “Grand Départ” in the north of England before heading south on its way to its homeland.

British Soap ‘Coronation Street’ Gets A New Home

It may be the longest-running soap opera in the world, but even ITV’s Coronation Street can’t halt the march of progress. The show, which has been running since 1960 and has broadcast over 8,000 episodes, has been filmed at ...

‘Doctor Who’ A Hit At The U.S. Box Office

Over the Doctor Who 50th anniversary weekend, it’s fair to say the good Doctor “conquered the world”, in the words of head writer Steven Moffat. And one particular area upon which he hadn’t set his “sand ...