Kenneth Branagh

PHOTOS: Lily James and Richard Madden in ‘Cinderella’

Disney isn’t shy to reveal what to expect in their Cinderella reboot having already released a trailer and character posters for the March 2015 release. And, now? Even more advance photos.

Brit Binge Watching: Five Shakespeare Adaptations You Can View Online

Do you enjoy Shakespeare but don’t really have the time to sit down and deconstruct one of his plays? Well, you’re in luck, since the beginning of motion pictures, his work has been adapted into film and TV productions like these ...

‘Downton Abbey’ News Roundup: Roles Are Stacking Up

Downton Abbey’s cast members are in demand, no matter whether still on the show or departed.

Hot on the heels of news that the hit British TV series’ Hugh Bonneville is in discussions for a sizable role in a movie about Paddington Bear comes word that two other Downtonites, Dan Stevens and Sophie McShera, have new ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Jemma Redgrave Previews 50th Anniversary Special

• Jemma Redgrave appeared as The Brigadier’s daughter Kate Stewart in the Season 7 episode “The Power of Three,” and she’s already filmed her part in the series’ 50th anniversary special in November. She ...

Shakespeare Day: In Honor of the Bard of Avon

Poet and playwright William Shakespeare is celebrated on April 23 each year, affectionately known as Shakespeare Day, and while today is not a bank holiday (people don’t get the day off of work) in the U.K.

Martin Freeman Feels Left Out

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 ...

That’s SIR Kenneth Branagh, Thank You Very Much…

This may come as something of a surprise to anyone who assumed he had already been knighted, but today Kenneth Branagh took a trip up to Buckingham Palace to receive the old swordy shoulder-pat* from Her Majesty the Queen.

PHOTOS: British Actors as U.S. Presidents

Some might think Steven Spielberg made a controversial decision when casting Daniel Day-Lewis, both a British and Irish citizen, as the U.S.’ 16th President Abraham Lincoln (with fellow Brit Jared Harris as Ulyssess S.

A Last-Minute Guide to the Oscars: Does Gary Oldman Have a Shot?

Britannia isn’t going to rule this Oscar Sunday.

Unlike last year’s Academy Awards, when The King’s Speech and star Colin Firth owned the night, most major Oscar categories are sadly Brit-lite this time around. (The award show airs live on ABC, with the actual ceremony – that ...

The Brit List: Interview with Kenneth Branagh on BAFTA’s Red Carpet

Watch Brit List host Asha Leo‘s interview with My Week with Marilyn‘s Kenneth Branagh on the BAFTA red carpet.