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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 1st, 2012
Over the 50 years since James Bond first stalked that bloody circle at the beginning of Dr No, many, many actors have been considered for the role. Some have been dismissed by producers, some have ruled themselves out due to concerns ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 14th, 2012
I wasn’t going to make any explicit link between the cast of this, director Mike Newell’s new adaptation of the startling Charles Dickens story Great Expections, and the cast of the Harry Potter films. There are a great many ...
As it’s Good Friday, and there’s never a bad time to lift our heads out of the showbiz world and look around the wider world a bit, here are five British stars of Hollywood who have tried to put their fame and influence to ...
By staff | Posted on February 22nd, 2012
Actor-turned-director Ralph Fiennes was nominated for Outstanding Debut Film for Coriolanus at the British Academy Film Awards this year. Brit List host Asha Leo chatted with him on the red carpet — watch the video.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on January 19th, 2012
If your local theater owner starts serving freshly brewed cups of tea out of a teapot covered with a cozy at the megaplex this weekend, don’t be surprised. It would only be fitting, given that there are British stars in all five of ...
Ralph Fiennes on Directing: ‘Everyone Was Watching to See If I’d Be Overwhelmed. I Was Determined Not To Be ‘
By Tom Brook | Posted on December 2nd, 2011
In Coriolanus, out in cinemas today (December 2), Ralph Fiennes makes his directorial debut taking on one of Shakespeare’s lesser-known plays and transposing it to a modern-day setting.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on December 2nd, 2011
To update or not to update, that is the question when attempting to modernize Shakespeare. Whether ‘tis nobler merely to put characters into modern dress, thereby making them feel contemporary, or actually to have them spouting the ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 12th, 2011
I dunno if it’s the cropped hair, the tattoos, or the bit where Brian Cox says “Coriolanus has grown from man to dragon,” but there is definitely something of the Voldemort to this new adaptation of Shakespeare’s ...
News Roundup: Jamie Bamber Lands ‘CSI: Miami’ Guest Spot and Muse’s Matt Bellamy Slams London Rioters
By staff | Posted on August 11th, 2011
In the upcoming season of CSI: Miami, we’ll get to see the handsome Jamie Bamber (Battlestar: Galactica, Law & Order: UK) guest star as “Robbie, one half of a freelance storm-chasing duo who is questioned by Sgt. Tripp (Rex ...
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.