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10 British Actors Trying Their Hands at Pop Music

While there is some crossover between the disciplines of music and theatre—actors becoming singers, singers becoming actors—it’s fair to say that each makes very singular demands on the charisma of the performers.

Stars Align for Emma Watson’s #HeForShe Campaign

It has been something of a week for Emma Watson. She began with a stirring speech at the United Nations to launch the #HeForShe campaign, asking men to lend their support to gender equality issues for the good of society as a whole.

10 Simon Pegg Selfies to Celebrate ‘Happiness’

Today (September 19) is the official opening of director Peter Chelsom‘s Hector and the Search for Happiness, starring Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) and Rosamund Pike (Pride and Prejudice, The World’s End). Pegg ...

Nick Frost is in the ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special

It would have been enough, gentle Whovian reader, to have spent the morning pointing at the two preview clips from this week’s Doctor Who story “Time Heist” and generally squealing. That’s not a bad start to a ...

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright Haven’t Stopped Collaborating Yet

You could be forgiven for thinking that after the conclusion of their “Cornetto Trilogy” of films with The World’s End last year, writing duo Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright might be down with taking a break from ...

Simon Pegg on Edgar Wright’s Departure from Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’

Director and screenwriter Edgar Wright (The World’s End, Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) recently announced he’d be bowing out from the forthcoming Marvel movie Ant-Man, which he co-wrote with Joe Cornish and planned to direct. Friend ...

Watch: British Celebs Offer “A Little Help” to Friends with Dementia in New Ad Campaign

Famous British names such as Chris Martin, Lily Allen, Simon Pegg, Ray Winstone, Jim Sturgess and Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden warble their way through the Beatles’ “I Get By With a Little Help From My ...

WATCH: Gary Oldman Raps Pitbull’s ‘Timber’

Well, perhaps “raps” is the wrong word for what is happening here. Gary Oldman, fine thespian fellow, star of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and the Harry Potter films, and currently promoting the remake of Robocop, is clearly ...

WATCH: Simon Pegg and Rosamund Pike Star in ‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’ Trailer

Simon Pegg reunites with his The World’s End co-star Rosalund Pike in Hector and the Search for Happiness, based on the bestselling book by Francois Lelord. Pegg takes on the title role of Hector.

Simon Pegg Confirms Starring Role in Monty Python’s ‘Absolutely Anything’

Comedic actor Simon Pegg (The World’s End, Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) grew up watching the comedy group Monty Python on the telly and is keen to join his childhood idols on-screen in the much-anticipated sci-fi film entitled ...