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Kat is a freelance writer for Anglophenia.

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Beyond the Superheroes: The Under-the-Radar Actors About to be BIG

Superheroes, gods and mutants dominate movie theaters and TV schedules nowadays, with top Hollywood talent racing to bag one of the iconic roles from comic books and fantasy novels, including Chris Evans, Brie Larson, and even veterans like Sir Antony Hopkins. Superhero shows and films are also a breeding ground for up-and-coming actors, and a chance for them to […]

US actor Adrien Brody poses as he arrives for the amfAR’s 23rd Cinema Against AIDS Gala on May 19, 2016 at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d’Antibes, France.

Adrien Brody Joins Cast of ‘Peaky Blinders’

A surprising new casting announcement was made yesterday (March 23) to coincide with the beginning of filming for the fourth season of Peaky Blinders. Deadline reports that Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody will join series regulars Cillian Murphy and Tom Hardy in the BBC’s popular gangster drama. And judging from this picture posted yesterday on the show’s official Instagram, he’s […]

Sir Ian McKellen presents the award for Empire Legend during the THREE Empire awards at The Roundhouse on March 19, 2017 in London, England.

Sir Ian McKellen Announces Plans to Resurrect Gandalf for Charity

It may have been four years since he last played Gandalf the Great, but Sir Ian McKellen looks set to don the robe and wizard hat once again. The BBC reports the Lord of the Rings and X-Men star will perform in Shakespeare, Tolkien, Others & You, a one-man show looking back on a career on stage and screen that’s spanned five decades. Just […]

Actor Rupert Grint attends the premiere screening of Cackle’s “Snatch” the series at Arclight Cinemas Culver City on March 9, 2017 in Culver City, California.

WATCH: Rupert Grint Admits He’s Been Ed Sheeran This Whole Time

It seems a lot of people have a hard time telling fellow red-headed Brits Rupert Grint and Ed Sheeran apart, but the Hogwarts alumnus isn’t going to let it get him down. Over the years he’s made numerous references to the perceived resemblance between the two. First there was the video where Rupert sung along to Ed’s song […]

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10 Movie Sequels We’d Love to See Happen

British cult hit Trainspotting is getting an update from today (March 17), by which we mean its sequel T2 is opening in U.S. theaters. Last time we checked, it was 1996, and Renton (Ewan McGregor) was living it more than a little large in Edinburgh with pals Begbie (Robert Carlyle), Spud (Ewen Bremner), and Sickboy (Jonny […]

Actor Tom Hardy attends the premiere of FX’s “Taboo” at DGA Theater on January 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Tom Hardy to Team Up with Ridley Scott for New Netflix Movie

Talk about an exciting combination of talents. Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott have teamed up again, this time for a U.S. Navy SEAL drama called War Party. Their first venture together was, of course, Taboo — the brooding FX historical thriller about enigmatic adventurer James Keziah Delaney (Hardy), which has recently been confirmed for a second season. […]

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WATCH: Eddie Redmayne Unveils His Animated Character in ‘Early Man’

A flurry of new information about the upcoming claymation feature from the team behind Wallace & Gromit was released today (March 16), along with a first-look teaser trailer. Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man follows prehistoric Dug, who sets out on an adventure with his trusty warthog sidekick Hognob. And who […]

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