Tag Archives: Sir Derek Jacobi

10 British Actors and the Iconic Roles They Didn’t Play

Show business often throws up arresting ways to illustrate the multiverse theory; that with every decision taken, a parallel world exists in which an alternative decision was taken instead. So, for example, there are universes where ...

Derek Jacobi Was Nearly Hannibal Lecter

There’s a great alternate history of Hollywood to be written, in which the actors that just missed out on getting certain iconic screen roles are shown having got the part.

Sir Ian McKellen’s ‘Vicious’ Gets Renewed for Second Season

It isn’t a huge surprise to learn ITV’s Vicious has been renewed with its April, 2013 premiere kicking off with 5.7 million viewers. But, it is a nice surprise.

What Are Brits Watching? ‘Vicious’

Real life friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi play more-than-friends in this new sitcom.

Roundup: Simon Pegg Chats ‘Star Wars’ and More in New Tell-All

Simon Pegg is a self-proclaimed "nerd" who absolutely adores Star Wars. He reveals more of his passion for the famed sci-fi thriller while also discussing its social-cultural impact in his new memoir, Nerd Do Well.