Ben Whishaw

It’s True! Ben Whishaw IS Playing Freddie Mercury

About six weeks ago, we ran a story claiming that Queen’s Roger Taylor had set his heart on getting Ben Whishaw to play Freddie Mercury in the biopic of his band’s lead singer. At the time, it seemed like a fanciful idea, ...

Merlin, Q, Bates and Ron Weasley Have Formed A Gang

This might be the most Anglophenia photo ever, a feat that is all the more remarkable given that it features no Tom Hiddleston and no Benedict Cumberbatch.

Anglo Dream Team: Ben Whishaw & Olivia Colman Unite For ‘The Lobster’

When it comes to news about forthcoming movies, it’s usually a good idea not to report on every half-baked plan before shooting even begins, in case you come across like a Hollywood version of a carnival medium, looking up ...

Queen Want Ben Whishaw To Play Freddie Mercury

Hands up who thought the Freddie Mercury movie was doomed from the moment Sacha Baron Cohen walked out? And for those of you with your hands up, how many of you assumed he was the only performer with the precise skillset required to ...

Belated Wedding Congratulations Are Due To Ben Whishaw

Here’s a curious thing. When someone in the public eye is forced, by press speculation about their private life, to ask a spokesperson to issue a statement that contains a happy event, what is the appropriate response?

Rupert Grint and Brendan Coyle Collaborate On Stage in West End Production

The worlds of Harry Potter and Downton Abbey will collide this fall when Rupert Grint and Brendan Coyle appear together on the West End stage in a London revival of Mojo, a crime drama about petty crooks and gangsters.

Olivia Colman Is The Queen Of The BAFTAs

Last night’s BAFTA TV awards ceremony was a most Anglopheniac spectacle indeed, with top prizes going to some of our favorite British talents. Olivia Colman, for example, (finally) won two awards, for entirely contrasting ...

Five Curiously Neat Theatrical Double-Headers

We’ve all experienced that curious jolting sensation when a beloved actor from a TV show or movie franchise we’re really into suddenly appears in something else. “What,” we ask ourselves, “is Voldemort ...

Where Else Have You Spotted the Cast of ‘The Hour’?

Put on your horn-rimmed glasses and break out the ’50s-inspired cocktails! The second season of The Hour, with its tremendously talented ensemble cast, premieres on BBC America tonight (November 28) at 9/8c.

WATCH: Ben Whishaw Gives Us a Younger ‘Rebooted’ Q in ‘Skyfall’

Yesterday, we got our first extended look at The Hour‘s Ben Whishaw as James Bond’s gadget expert Q. It’s another in a line of clips MGM has released to build momentum to the U.S.