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Simon Pegg Takes Helm of the Enterprise, Co-Writing ‘Star Trek 3′

Simon Pegg will be pulling double-duty on the third installment of the Star Trek film series, set to co-write and star, reports BBC News.

10 Things You May Not Know About Sir Winston Churchill

January 24 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill, undoubtedly one of the giants of 20th century world politics and an enormously popular figure in Britain.

10 Sir John Hurt Roles Everyone Should Watch

Sir John Hurt made his first appearance on the big screen at the wee age of 22 as a university student in The Wild and the Willing, opposite Ian McShane. The British actor, who was knighted this past year, turns 75 today (January 22), …

WATCH: David Tennant Honored by His Dad at the National TV Awards

Last night’s annual National Television Awards was especially noteworthy for one very lovely moment indeed: when David Tennant, who seemed utterly suprised to be winning a Special Achievement prize, was faced with not only a …

10 Things About a British Home That Will Confuse Americans

Wherever you may go around the world, it’s easy to conclude that if a home has four walls and a ceiling, everything else must be broadly the same. Well, even if that were true (and it’s not) there are still tiny differences …

WATCH: How to Pronounce Difficult U.K. Place Names

How do you pronounce the above British place name? It may not be what you think.

Britain is home to many villages and towns with counterintuitive pronuniciations, as we’ve learned before. In this week’s episode of the Anglophenia YouTube series, Brit Siobhan Thompson teaches an American, Science …

Exclusive Clip: Bomb Threat Hits ‘Babylon’ in Episode Three

SundanceTV’s six-part series Babylon hits the halfway mark on Thursday, January 22. By episode three, American PR professional Liz Garvey (Brit Marling) has gotten her full-stride and has the support of Commissioner Miller (James …

There’s a U.S. Version of ‘Luther’ on the Way, Possibly

As we’ve been talking recently about hit American TV shows that started out as hit British TV shows, it seems timely that news should once again circulate about Fox’s plans to make a U.S.

WATCH: Colin Firth’s Children Less Than Impressed with His ‘Kingsman’ Stunts

Colin Firth action star. Hmm, it doesn’t quite roll off the tongue just yet. Even his own children had a giggle, watching him train in their own back garden for his role as a secret agent in Kingsman: The Secret Service.

LOOK: Young Eddie Redmayne Modeling Knitwear

There are many wonderful and potentially embarrassing things that happen to young actors as they make their way from being completely unknown to their first Oscar nomination. The time spent dressed up as an item of food or a cute …