British actor Toby Jones has won much praise at Cannes for his portrayal of a king in Tale of Tales, a movie based on 17th century Italian folktales directed by Matteo Garrone.
This is a very sensitive issue for British comedy fans. Dad’s Army is widely considered to be one of the best sitcoms in British television history, and a movie remake, no matter how affectionately attempted, could stamp heavily …
Remember a few days ago there were those enigmatic tweets from BBC Radio 4 about Benedict Cumberbatch being in their recording studios, and drinking mint tea? Well his reason for being there has just been announced.
An American movie, based on an American novel, set in NYC, is all sorts of Britished up.
Should we backtrack?
Around 18 months ago, we had a story about a mooted remake of the classic British sitcom Dad’s Army, in which a bunch of over-the-hill volunteers in the British home guard attempt to defend the shores of southern England from …
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 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 …
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.
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.