Articles Tagged 'Ben Whishaw'


Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson Join The Cast of ‘Paddington 2’

Paddington was a box office smash when it was released in 2014, meaning not only was a sequel assured, but a third installment is also in the works. Nor have they wasted any time: It was announced today (October 18) cameras have already started rolling on Paddington 2, and that Hugh Grant and Assassin’s Creed star Brendan Gleeson have both […]

Actress Emily Mortimer attends the 11th Annual Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner at Balthazar on April 18, 2016 in New York City.

Emily Mortimer to Play Jane Banks in ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

Disney has added another Emily to the cast of Mary Poppins Returns, their upcoming sequel to the classic 1964 film. While Girl on a Train‘s Emily Blunt has the unenviable task of stepping into Julie Andrews‘ shoes as the titular nanny, Variety is reporting that Shutter Island star Emily Mortimer will play her former charge Jane Banks. And no, she’s […]


Ben Whishaw in Talks for ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Budding British national treasure Ben Whishaw may be joining the already star-studded cast of Mary Poppins Returns, The Hollywood Reporter says. The London Spy lead is reportedly in talks for the Disney sequel set 25 years after the original 1964 film. Mary Poppins Returns already has Emily Blunt (in the title role) and Hamilton visionary […]


Ben Whishaw: A Streaming Guide to His Roles

We’re looking forward to catching up with Ben Whishaw in this week’s (January 21) premiere of London Spy. We’ve seen Whishaw as a groundbreaking TV producer in The Hour, a tech expert in the James Bond series, and even a bear, lending his voice to Paddington. Now he can add international spy to his list of roles. While London Spy […]


10 Films That Nail a City

Ben Whishaw is making his return to BBC AMERICA this month (January 21), starring in the original series London Spy. We’re looking forward to touring the capital with Whishaw taking the lead. We’ve covered a good amount of territory with our Brit Binge and Snapshot series, just to name a couple, so let’s stretch our stride a bit and take […]

John C. Reilly, Ben Whishaw and Colin Farrell in ‘The Lobster’ (Photo: Picturehouse Entertainment)

WATCH: Farrell, Weisz, Colman and Whishaw in ‘The Lobster’ Trailer

This might not have box office smash written all over it, but there’s definitely something to the debut English language movie by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos that demands the attention. Simply put, it’s the cast. Where else are you likely to see a frumpy Colin Farrell form an unlikely and secret alliance with Rachel Weisz […]

Daniel Craig in ‘Spectre’ (Pic: MGM/Columbia)

WATCH: Bond is Back in Full-length ‘Spectre’ Trailer

After everything that happened in Skyfall, you’d think the top brass at Mi5 would cut James Bond a little slack from time to time. He did stop that fella who blew up their office building, after all. Well it seems not. According to the new, full-length trailer for Spectre, he’s once again on the wrong […]


FIRST LOOK: Ben Whishaw in BBC AMERICA’s ‘London Spy’

Ben Whishaw makes his return to BBC AMERICA as star of the thriller London Spy, set for a premiere later this year. And the network has released a first snap of the actor in character, seen above. Known to James Bond fans as Q in the popular film series, Whishaw previously appeared on BBC AMERICA’s […]

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