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Kat is a freelance writer for Anglophenia.

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Filmmaker Jenji Kohan speaks onstage during “The Golden Age of Drama” at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

10 Female Showrunners Currently Changing Up TV

Weeds and Orange is The New Black showrunner Jenji Kohan is back with a new show, and it looks just as awesome as the Emmy-award-winning series she made her name with. GLOW stars Mad Men‘s Alison Brie as one of the “Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling” who populated the women’s professional wrestling circuit in the 1980s (though […]


First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch on the Set of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ with the ‘Other’ Sherlock Holmes

Aww! Get this, guys: Robert Downey Jr. has shared a photo of himself on the set of Avengers: Infinity War with Benedict Cumberbatch, tagging the Instagram update with #holmies. Get it? Because there’s two Sherlock Holmes in one snap. That’s right, our second favorite Sherlock Holmes (sorry, Robert) is currently hanging out with our number one in Atlanta, Georgia, while […]

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis arrives at the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

Fans Respond with Shock to News that Daniel Day-Lewis Has Quit Acting

Sir Daniel Day-Lewis surprised everyone yesterday (June 20) by announcing that Phantom Thread, his next collaboration with There Will Be Blood director Paul Thomas Anderson, would be his final film. The 60-year-old actor made the statement through his agent Leslee Dart, who told Variety that as of now Daniel “will no longer be working as an actor.” Wait, what? Is […]

Actor James McAvoy attends the “Atomic Blonde” premiere 2017 SXSW Conference and Festivals on March 12, 2017 in Austin, Texas.

WATCH: James McAvoy Busts Out His Razor for New ‘X-Men’ Movie

The cameras haven’t even started rolling on new X-Men movie Dark Phoenix, but that hasn’t stopped James McAvoy getting into character as Professor Charles Xavier. He posted a video on Instagram on Saturday (June 17) showing how he’s prepping for the role — specifically, how he’s achieving Professor X’s famously smooth skull. Shaving his head has almost […]

Actor Ben Kingsley speaks onstage during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 8th annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 12, 2016 in Hollywood, California.

Casting News: Ben Kingsley to Play Nazi War Criminal in ‘Operation Finale’

Sir Ben Kingsley‘s has signed on for a new role, fresh from starring in James Corden‘s crosswalk version of Mary Poppins. According to Deadline, he’ll play real-life Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Operation Finale, a thriller already starring and being produced by Star Wars and Ex Machina star Oscar Isaac. It tells the story of a group of Israeli […]


10 Modern Crime Dramas We Love

Crime dramas have long been a staple of TV schedules, but ever since the advent of The Wire in 2002 they’ve grown in ambition and prestige, focussing on institutional dysfunction and the moral ambiguities of enforcing the law as much as the crimes themselves. The latest to grace our screens is Cardinal, a slickly made import […]


Benedict Cumberbatch Turns Car Salesman at London Fashion Week

Busy Benedict is currently on a bit of a hiatus, having recently wrapped production on The Current War and upcoming TV drama The Child in Time before reprising his role as Dr. Strange for Avengers: Infinity War, and we must admit we’ve missed him. Just as we’d stared to wonder what had happened to him, however, he popped up in […]

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