BBC America aired the original House of Cards on February 17, 2013. Don’t worry if you missed it, it’s currently available on Netflix and on Blue-ray at the BBC Shop.
Martin Freeman is quite popular these days starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the critically acclaimed Sherlock; and, of course, he is Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming The Hobbit. Yet, he’s whinging about not making the cut …
There’s an old chestnut about a famous actress of a certain age being asked how she likes her men. “The same way I like my coffee: straight,” she replies.
Playing the hero may get you the girl, but playing the bad guy can be a whole lot more fun for an actor. Arguably, no one plays baddies in Hollywood blockbusters better than Brits.
As discussed in our previous essay, Five Great American Things The British Ruined, having a good idea is one thing, executing it to the best of its potential is something else.
It’s just such a lovely simple idea. Take a video camera, the cast of the Harry Potter film franchise, and point it at them, one by one, while asking them to sum up the experience of working on eight of the biggest British films …
Jason Isaacs and Ioan Gruffudd made the cut. As did Robert Carlyle and Shelley Conn.
The British Invasion of American entertainment charges on: Minnie Driver, who spoke to us recently about her career and growing older in Hollywood, is one of the many Brits to land U.S.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has given BBC AMERICA a lot of love over the years – maybe it’s that whole foreign thing – and this year is no different.