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WATCH: Steve Coogan on Cynicism, Bad Journalists and Working with Dame Judi

Among the Brits attending the New York Film Festival next week is Steve Coogan, who’ll be in town to promote Alan Partridge, the first big screen presentation of the hapless Norwich-based fictional broadcaster who’s appeared in ...

Saoirse Ronan Likes to Play Mean

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan says that her latest screen character was so unlikeable that it made it all the more appealing to play her.

James Corden on His Starring Role in ‘One Chance’

In many ways the forthcoming movie One Chance, which had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival this week, is a star vehicle for British actor James Corden.

Idris Elba Makes His Mark in Toronto

Luther‘s Idris Elba has made a big impression on Toronto International Film Festival audiences with his portrayal of Nelson Mandela at the world premiere of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch’s Big Night in Toronto

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch was the big attraction on the red carpet last night (September 5), as the Toronto International Film Festival got underway.

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Leads Impressive British Roster in Toronto

Tonight (September 5) will see the launch of the 38th annual Toronto International Film Festival, and Benedict Cumberbatch will hold center stage on the opening night red carpet, promoting his starring role as WikiLeaks founder Julian ...

WATCH: David Oyelowo on Working Opposite Oprah in ‘The Butler’

British actor David Oyelowo is extremely convincing playing the rebellious son determined to fight for racial equality in the new drama Lee Daniels’ The Butler out on Friday (August 16).

WATCH: Chris Noth: Britain ‘Feels Like an Extension of America’ These Days

Chris Noth, still perhaps best known as Mr. Big from the TV series Sex and the City, is back onscreen this weekend playing a porn financier in the picture Lovelace which looks at the life and times of the world famous 1972 Deep Throat ...

WATCH: British Documentary ‘Smash & Grab’ Looks at ‘Pink Panther’ Jewel Thieves

When a lone thief staged a spectacular robbery last weekend at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, taking away jewels valued at more than $130 million, it gave British filmmaker Havana Marking a huge publicity windfall for her documentary ...

WATCH: Joanna Christie, Arthur Darvill’s ‘Once’ Co-Star, on a ‘Dream Come True’

Arthur Darvill isn’t the only British actor starring in the Broadway musical 'Once.' Opposite him every night onstage is Joanna Christie, who also hails from the U.K.