James McAvoy

How Tom Hanks Made Benedict Cumberbatch A Star

Here’s a nice thing that emerged yesterday. It seems Tom Hanks is directly responsible for creating the careers of at least three, possibly four hugely talented British actors, and he’s been keeping fairly quiet about it …

Hollywood Succumbs To Frankenstein Fever

Mary Shelley’s gothic tale of Promethian anguish has long held a fascination for movie audiences. So much so that there is still a popular confusion over whether the name Frankenstein applies to the crazed scientist that builds a …

12 British Actors Who Got Started In Soaps

Never mind the Billboards, the real trophy-doling fun of the weekend happened on Saturday night, at the British Soap Awards, in which the great, the good and the downright torrid rubbed fake-tanned shoulders and practised the most …

Is James McAvoy Going To Be The Crow?

Y’know how sometimes you hear a hot movie rumor and you kind of know it’s a bit fanciful and unlikely, that even if it has a basis in fact it’s probably not really going to pan out into true glorious reality, but …