Tag Archives: Keira Knightley

‘Downton’s Alan Leech Joins Keira And Benedict To Tell The Alan Turing Story

I wonder what it is about Benedict Cumberbatch that leads directors and writers and producers to conclude that he’d be good at playing people who were famously good at cracking codes? That air of authority, perhaps?

What’s in Store for the Cast of ‘Call the Midwife’?

The cast members of Call the Midwife can do more than just deliver babies.

The hit British series, which airs on BBC in the U.K. and concluded its second season last month on PBS in the U.S., features a large ensemble cast of 11 main players plus Vanessa Redgrave, who is heard only in voiceover.

10 British Acting Families (Who Are Not the Redgraves)

This week Doctor Who fans will get to see mother-daughter duo Dame Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling in “The Crimson Horror.” The actresses will also be playing a mother-daughter pair in the show with Rigg as Winifred ...

WATCH: Warm Up with Heated British Costume Drama Scenes

It’s that heartwarming time of year that only rolls around once. You guessed it, it’s time to get cozy on the couch with that special loved one – yep, your laptop – and check out some heated scenes from British costume ...

Keira Knightley’s Commercial Too Sexy for UK TV?

A UK television viewer complained to the Advertising Standards Authority after Keira Knightley‘s 2011 Chanel perfume commercial aired during a TV broadcast of Ice Age 2, reports EW.com.

The Brit List: 10 British Actors and Actresses Who Could Get Oscar Nominations

Every year right about this time, handicapping for the Oscars begins. Who will be nominated for an Academy Award? Who will win?

Jude Law: “I’m Not That Young Pretty Thing Anymore”

See this hideous visage? This freakishly lumpen fizzog, swollen and diseased with the pustulation of foul aging, a misshapen and pock-marked hag’s satchel of a mug?

For the Role of Anna Karenina, Actresses Eagerly Throw Themselves Under the Train

All names may be alike for the character but each actress who plays Anna Karenina brings her own distinct interpretation to the role.

WATCH: “We’re Like Siblings Really” Says Director Joe Wright on Keira Knightley

The period film Anna Karenina – out today (Friday Nov 16) – based on Tolstoy’s classic novel – marks the third screen collaboration between Keira Knightley, who plays the title role, and director Joe Wright.

Looking Backward: British Period Drama – the 21st Century Edition

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This post is brought to you by Focus Features’ bold new vision of the epic story of love, Anna Karenina, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law and directed by Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice). In select theatres starting ...