Jim Broadbent

The Brit List: Top Ten British Character Actors in Movies Today

It’s well known among actors that while leading roles may afford the most screen time and biggest pay checks, supporting roles offer the greater acting challenges and often juiciest lines and scenes.

The Brit List: Red Carpet Interview with ‘The Iron Lady’s Jim Broadbent

The Brit List’s Asha Leo talks with the Oscar winner about The Iron Lady and upcoming projects (including Cloud Atlas).

New Paul Abbott Drama Has Personal Associations For Jim Broadbent

Jim Broadbent, the Oscar-winning British character actor, has revealed that, like all good thespians, he draws on his own personal experiences to bring a touch of reality to the roles he plays.

‘Sherlock,’ Steven Moffat Take Home Royal Television Society Awards

It was a big night for Steven Moffat at the Royal Television Society Awards in the UK yesterday (March 15). The Doctor Who executive producer and lead writer won a Special Judges’ Award for his “outstanding contribution to ...

First Look: Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher

With Superman currently being played by a Brit, it’s only fair trade that one of Britain’s best-known politicians would be portrayed by Yankee, right? Acting goddess Meryl Streep is steeling up to play former British Prime ...

Jim Broadbent Chats Meryl Streep and ‘The Iron Lady’

English actor Jim Broadbent is currently on the silver screen in British director Mike Leigh‘s new drama, Another Year (read Leah Rozen‘s stellar review here), where he plays a good-natured geologist named Tom.

Leah Rozen Film Review: Mike Leigh’s ‘Another Year’

Like a miner with an instinct for finding the richest vein, British director-writer Mike Leigh digs through the quotidian details and routines of ordinary existence to turn up treasure.

Roundup: Helen Mirren’s Harsh Words for Her Native Britain

Dame Helen Mirren may have won an Oscar for portraying Queen Elizabeth in The Queen, but she has a few choice words for her homeland's dwindling principles according to The Daily Mail.

‘Arthur Christmas’ to Feature Star-Studded UK Cast

(L-R) Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy

Meryl Streep to Highlight ‘Iron Lady’ Margaret Thatcher’s Softer Side

Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep is set to star as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in an upcoming biopic about her days in office preceding the Falklands War in the 1980s. The strong-willed Thatcher, who served the UK ...