Tag Archives: Toby Jones

Brits with Birthdays: ‘Luther’s Idris Elba Turns 41, and More

Idris Elba, the London-born actor who stars as the titular police detective in BBC America’s popular Luther series, celebrates his 41st birthday on Sept. 6.

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 ...

WATCH: Sienna Miller Winning Praise as Tippi Hedren in ‘The Girl’

Sienna Miller has been picking up some good reviews for her portrayal of actress Tippi Hedren, the focus of filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock’s obsessions, in the new HBO film The Girl.

The Brit List: Top Ten British Character Actors in Movies Today

It’s well known among actors that while leading roles may afford the most screen time and biggest pay checks, supporting roles offer the greater acting challenges and often juiciest lines and scenes.

Gallery: Who’s Who in ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’

WATCH: Second Trailer For ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’

Let’s play a game: while you’re watching this gripping trailer, for the new adaptation of John Le Carre’s international espionage thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, try running through the Harry Potter franchise in ...

‘Captain America’ Enlists Army of British Supporting Actors

There has been much press of late about British stars being cast as American superheroes — Henry Cavill as Superman and Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man — but it appears the real story is that it takes an English village to raise these ...

WATCH: Brit-Drenched Trailer For ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’

Hoo boy! This is like a convention of the cream of British male acting talent, and someone’s calling the register.

Why Are All Of Snow White’s Dwarves British?

Not long ago, we pulled together a compilation of American things that the British had improved, and we mentioned that British actors often get cast as the bad guys in action movies. And this is something we all understand.