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About Kat Sommers
Kat is a freelance writer for Anglophenia.

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11 Times Great Actors Played Great Artists

The second season of Genius starts tonight (April 24) on the National Geographic Channel, turning its attention to the world of art and Pablo Picasso after the first season dramatized the life of Albert Einstein. Antonio Banderas stars as Spain’s greatest artist, following in the footsteps of Sir Anthony Hopkins, who portrayed him in 1996 Merchant […]

CinemaCon 2018 – Gala Opening Night Event: Sony Pictures Entertainment Exclusive Presentation

WATCH: Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed Square Off in New ‘Venom’ Trailer

We’ve already seen Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock, but the official Venom trailer released last night (April 23) shows him in his alien form up against Riz Ahmed. The Dunkirk star plays a journalist who gains incredible powers when his body becomes host to an alien “symbiotic,” while The Night Of star plays Carlton Drake, a corrupt businessman who […]

‘Fright Night’ – European Premiere

Wait, What? David Tennant Almost Played Hannibal Lecter

David Tennant has played some baddies since leaving Doctor Who, but Hannibal Lecter would take the cake, surely. Believe it or not, but the chianti-loving cannibal psychiatrist was among the roles David considered, according to a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly. “I met [Hannibal executive producer] Bryan Fuller a couple of times, and we talked […]

Sting And Shaggy On SiriusXM’s The Joint Channel

The 10 Weirdest Musical Collaborations of All Time

Among the albums released today (April 20) is 44/876, a collaboration between Sting and Shaggy. This unlikely partnership got us thinking of all the other music duos that had our heads spinning — and sometimes got our toes tapping, too. 10. Justin Bieber and Busta Rhymes Justin’s second studio album took the form of a […]

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2015

Taron Egerton to Play Sir Elton John in New Biopic ‘Rocketman’

We have liftoff! The Elton John biopic Rocketman has finally got a green light, with actor Taron Egerton in the lead role. Deadline reports the Kingsman star will not only portray The Artist Formerly Known as Reg Dwight in the new film, but will perform some of his famous songs, too. The biopic has been a […]

Idris Elba attends “Yardie” Premiere during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival at The Ray on January 20, 2018 in Park City, Utah.

Idris Elba to Play a DJing Nanny in New Comedy Show

Just two months after the U.K. release of the sitcom Idris Elba starred in and created, he’s signed on for another comedy. Variety reports that Netflix has ordered eight half-hour episodes of Turn Up Charlie, starring Idris as the titular Charlie. The character certainly sounds familiar. He’s described as “a struggling DJ,” something Idris knows a lot about, […]

‘Avengers Infinity War’ Premiere In Seoul

WATCH: Tom Hiddleston Surprises ‘Avengers’ Fans Dressed as Loki

That famous Hiddle-charm was on display when Tom Hiddleston surprised five Loki cosplayers at a recent Avengers fan event in London. Like similar events held in Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo, Japan, many fans were dressed up as their favorite member of the Avengers team, as they got a sneak 20-minute preview of the hotly-anticipated Avengers: Infinity War. […]

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards – Arrivals

James Corden Comedy ‘The Wrong Mans’ Gets a U.S. Remake

Not everyone is keen on American remakes of British TV shows, but that doesn’t stop them being made. Variety is reporting that the latest to get the U.S. treatment is The Wrong Mans, and no — that’s not a typo. The wrong “mans” does indeed refer to two people: The Late Late Show‘s James Corden and […]

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10 ‘Out of this World’ TV Shows We’d Like to See Regenerated

A brand spanking new update of Lost in Space launches on Netflix today (April 13), with big-budget CGI sprucing up the cheesy 1960s graphics of the original, and Black Sails’ Toby Stephens and House of Cards‘ Molly Parker replacing Guy Williams and June Lockhart in the lead roles. It’s the latest classic TV show set in […]

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