Articles Tagged 'Ben Whishaw'


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 […]


James Bond 24 is Officially ‘Spectre’

After some speculation as to whether there’s a role for Sherlock’s Andrew Scott in the 24th James Bond movie, the official announcement arrived today (December 4) of the film’s title, cast, and even the model of car Bond will be driving. Sam Mendes, the director, assembled some the cast at Pinewood Studios earlier today, and […]


Ben Whishaw Initially Turned Down ‘Paddington’

It’s difficult to imagine A-list movie stars having self-doubt, but of course it does happen. Ben Whishaw (Skyfall, Cloud Atlas) talks about his initial concerns over giving Paddington Bear a voice in an interview with Marie Claire. Whishaw tells the U.S. magazine, “I said no the first time. I just thought, I’m not very good […]

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