Tag Archives: James McAvoy

Richard III’s Remains Found: How Shakespearean Deaths Match with Reality

A top news story today is the confirmation of the remains of Richard III.  In September 2012, these remains were discovered at a car park in Leicester.

WATCH: James McAvoy in Danny Boyle’s ‘Trance’

British director Danny Boyle’s latest film, Trance, will open in the U.S. on April 5, a release date that has just been set. (The movie has its U.K. debut on March 27.)

Anne-Marie Duff Returns to UK ‘Shameless’ Finale

Bafta-nominated actress Anne-Marie Duff is set to return to the Channel 4 hit show Shameless, which launched the career of Duff and her now-husband James McAvoy, as it comes to an end in 2013, reports BBC News.

James McAvoy Chooses X-Men Over Julian Assange

So you know we’ve been running a few blog posts about Benedict Cumberbatch and his current bid to take over all the jobs in the world of TV, audio and movies by 2014? One of the projects that he’s reported to be involved in ...

Busy Benedict Part 3: Now’s He’s Playing Julian Assange, With James McAvoy

OK, so the first story we did about Benedict Cumberbatch being a busy little bunny at the moment was sort of tongue-in-cheek. The second was a little more serious, but now you can color our gast any kind of flabber you like, because ...

UK ‘Shameless’ Comes to an End after 10 Years

Channel 4’s hit show Shameless, which launched the career of James McAvoy, Anne-Marie Duff and Maxine Peak, comes to an end in 2013.

Photos: Celebrity Olympic Torchbearers… It’s the Final Stretch!

Wow, the day is finally here! The Olympic torch started its adventure in Land’s End, Cornwall, making its way to the four corners of the United Kingdon, landing in East London at the Olympic Stadium this evening (July 27) at ...

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites: Men of 2012, Hiddleston vs. Cumberbatch

It was a sweet inevitability, the race this entire tournament was gearing up for. Yes, there were obstacles and potential spoilers in the way — Alan Rickman loomed as a possible repeat victor, David Tennant nearly knocked out ...

News Roundup: James McAvoy To Play Elton John?

Film biopics of musicians often follow a very similar pattern. There’s the childhood trauma, the discovery of talent, the struggling to get noticed, the fame, the drugs, the trouble that comes with success/fame/drugs, and the ...

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Quarterfinals, Men of 2011

As we get closer to determining the Anglo Fan Favorite of 2011, the races are getting tougher. Colin Firth or James McAvoy? Richard Armitage or Alan Rickman? Vote!