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Actress Daisy Ridley attends the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.

‘Ophelia’ First Look: Hamlet’s Ex Gets Her Own Film Starring Daisy Ridley

The first image of Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) in character as the title character in Ophelia has emerged courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, and it’s a pretty faithful rendition of Hamlet’s scorned ex. Long chestnut tresses? Check. Green medieval dress? Check. Pensive facial expression? Check. Daisy has ditched the Jedi garb and is the […]


10 Things You Need to Know About the ‘Twin Peaks’ Revival

Believe it or not (and we prefer not), but it’s been over a quarter of a century since David Lynch‘s surreal mix of mystery and melodrama posed the question, who killed Laura Palmer? Almost 26 years after the final episode of Twin Peaks aired, a new 18-hour season is due to revive the series. The very […]


WATCH: Harry Styles Does a Solo ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Since going solo, Harry Styles has had to go through a lot of firsts: the first time he performed without his former One Direction bandmates; the first time he released a single on his own and, of course, his first solo album. The most nerve-wracking by far, however, must be his first solo “Carpool Karaoke.” […]

Daniel Radcliffe at the Tommy Hilfiger Dinner in celebration of the 12th Zurich Film Festival on September 30, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland.

Heavens Above! Daniel Radcliffe is Heading to American TV

Daniel Radcliffe is swapping his magic wand for a pair of angel wings for the latest in a slew of new roles for the ex-boy wizard. Just days after the news that he’d be in a fighting mood for new film Guns Akimbo, and on the same day news reaches us from Cannes that he’s been […]

Actress Lara Pulver attends The BAFTA Tea Party at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 7, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

‘Sherlock’ Star Lara Pulver Joins Philip K. Dick Anthology Series

Remember professional dominatrix Irene Adler from the second season of Sherlock? Well, the actress who played her, Lara Pulver, is the latest star to sign on for Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, a science fiction anthology series based on the stories by the celebrated author. According to Variety, she’ll join a cast that already features Terrence Howard (Empire) and Anna Paquin […]

Claire Foy attends the Virgin TV BAFTA Television Awards at The Royal Festival Hall on May 14, 2017 in London, England.

Claire Foy in Talks to Be the Next Lisbeth Salander

The Crown may have lost out at the TV BAFTAs on Sunday night (May 14), but its star Claire Foy isn’t wasting any time moping. According to Variety, she’s in talks to star in not one, but two, major upcoming movies — all pretty A-list for an actress who’s so far made her name on TV […]

Matt Smith attends the Virgin TV BAFTA Television Awards at The Royal Festival Hall on May 14, 2017 in London, England.

‘The Crown’ Loses Out on All Five of Its TV BAFTA Nominations

Budget-busting regal drama The Crown failed to pick up a single award at the TV BAFTA award ceremony in London last night (May 14), despite picking up five nominations in April. Instead, awards were spread out evenly among top British TV shows like Happy Valley, Planet Earth II, and The Night Manager. Top of the pile was the gritty Happy […]


Soon You’ll Be Able to Visit Downton Abbey Without Leaving the U.S.

It’s been over a year since Downton Abbey left our screens, and hopes of a revival are starting to wane — but here’s something sure to placate the beloved drama’s die-hard fans. An exhibition promising an “immersive experience” of the world of Downton is coming to the U.S., offering visitors the chance to visit Mrs. Patmore’s kitchen, check out costumes worn […]

Actor Tom Hardy arrives at the Winter TCA Tour FX Starwalk at Langham Hotel on January 12, 2017 in Pasadena, California.

Tom Hardy Catches Real-Life Thief in London

Well, that’s one way to put yourself in the running for the James Bond job. According to the BBC, police have confirmed the actor Tom Hardy helped apprehend a thief trying to steal a motorbike in London over the weekend. The Taboo star was apparently minding his own business in Richmond in south-west London on Sunday (April […]

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