Articles Tagged 'British Actors'

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5 Things That Happen to British Stage Actors in American Community Theaters

As a British expat living in the United States, my voice is often the topic of conversation among Americans, who love it when I say oregano, schedule or van Gogh. And as an actor, there is one place in particular where these pronunciations—and many others—truly get noticed: a community theater. Having acted in various theaters […]

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What British Actors Should Know Before Moving to Hollywood

As the L.A. showbiz industry gears up for another pilot season and simultaneous awards season, a dolly-mixture of Brits either on the brink of stardom, or frustrated by stagnant careers equally gear up to fly southwest for winter, planning to create celluloid legacies and conquer the New World. Although we are slowly giving back the […]

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WATCH: Play ‘Find the Brit’ in This Weekend’s Releases

At long last it’s finally the weekend, which means you have another chance to play Find the Brit at the multiplex. This weekend, you’re sure to be a winner because there are plenty of British actors to be spotted. Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz pops up as a megalomaniacal witch in Oz the Great and Powerful, the […]

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WATCH: Hugh Dancy in NBC’s ‘Hannibal’

Hide the fava beans and Chianti. Hannibal Lecter is back, and he’s coming to your TV screen. Hannibal, a new crime series from NBC, begins April 4 at 10 pm. It’s a prequel to The Silence of the Lambs and other films featuring novelist Thomas Harris’s terrifying creation, Hannibal Lecter, the shrink-turned-serial killer with a […]

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Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart Are Heading to Broadway

X-Men colleagues Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart are going to be reunited on stage in Broadway productions of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land this fall. The two will also be appearing in the new X-Men movie, X-Men: Days Future Past, but the film won’t hit screens until sometime next […]

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WATCH: Carey Mulligan in Trailer for New Coen Brothers Movie

London-born Carey Mulligan has a busy 2013 ahead of her. The actress will be out beating the publicity drums for two films in which she stars: the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis and Baz Luhrmann’s spanking new version of The Great Gatsby. A trailer for Llewyn Davis has just been posted on YouTube. The film, […]

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British TV Cop Show Reboot ‘The Sweeney’ to Open March 1

The poster for the new movie reboot of one of the most popular of British TV shows of the 1970s has just been released in the U.S. The Sweeney, a contemporary film version of the police drama that ran on England’s ITV from 1975 to ‘78, will open in theaters on this side of the […]

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The Brit List: The Best and Worst of 2012’s British Movies

It’s awards season in Hollywood and we here at Anglophenia are doing our bit. We are handing out awards of our own – let’s call them the Anglies – to recognize both the high and low points for British movies in 2012. British talent dominated in several of the year’s biggest moneymakers, including The Dark […]

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Mark Strong to Reprise ‘Low Winter Sun’ Role in AMC’s Remake

So nice, he’s playing it twice. Fast-rising British actor Mark Strong is having a second go at a role he already made his own back in 2006. The RocknRolla and Kick-Ass star will have top billing on Low Winter Sun, a new crime series on the AMC channel, according to Deadline.com. He’s set to play […]

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