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WATCH: ‘Gone Girl’ Star Rosamund Pike on Her Biggest Role to Date

35-year-old British actress Rosamund Pike will be appearing in her biggest screen role to date as Amy Dunne in the mystery thriller Gone Girl when it opens in U.S. cinemas today (October 3).

WATCH: Britain’s Alexander Sharp: The Next Broadway Star?

These are testing times for British actor Alexander Sharp. He has been plucked from relative obscurity to take on the leading role of Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old mathematical genius with behavioral problems, in the Broadway ...

WATCH: James McAvoy Frustrated By Scottish Referendum Debate

“The political debate is annoying to me,” says Scottish actor James McAvoy commenting on the September 18 referendum in Scotland when voters will be asked whether they want their country to become independent. “I feel like ...

James McAvoy Talks About Love and Upsets

In The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, a new New York-set drama out today (September 12), James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain play a married couple, Conor and Eleanor, undeniably drawn to one another but unable to go the distance. “Love ...

WATCH: ‘The Face of an Angel’s Kate Beckinsale on the Amanda Knox Film at TIFF

Kate Beckinsale maintains she’s conflicted when it comes to knowing quite how high-profile murder cases should be covered.

WATCH: Eddie Redmayne Wins Praise for Stephen Hawking Role

At the Toronto International Film Festival British actor Eddie Redmayne  (Les Misérables) has been winning some very strong reviews for playing Stephen Hawking in the handsomely crafted biopic The Theory of Everything.

WATCH: Maggie Gyllenhaal Wants to Move to London

Maggie Gyllenhaal is totally smitten with Britain.

She says: “I’d like to move there, if you can convince my husband, I would love to just work in the U.K. actually, to be honest.”

WATCH: Michael Fassbender: ‘Frank’ Mask Gave Me Extra Confidence

Strangely, a big attraction of the musical comedy Frank is watching actor Michael Fassbender appear almost throughout the entire length of a film with his face totally hidden by an expressionless artificial head.

WATCH: Dame Helen Mirren: ‘Haughty and Vulnerable Are What I’m Good At’

Dame Helen Mirren has played regal to great effect in her Oscar-winning performance as the British monarch in The Queen. So it’s not really a surprise to find that the celebrated British actress can also do imperious very well.

WATCH: Pierce Brosnan as a Suicidal TV Personality in ‘A Long Way Down’

In A Long Way Down, Pierce Brosnan has taken on a very timely role in playing a British TV personality who has fallen from grace. In the U.K.