Articles Tagged 'Charles Dance'


WATCH: First Full Trailer for ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

We’ve already seen the teaser for the big-screen adaptation for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, but today (October 22), Sony’s Screen Gems released the first full-length look at the appropriately gory romance starring Lily James, Doctor Who alum Matt Smith, Sam Riley, and Game of Thrones father-daughter pair Charles Dance and Lena Headey. In the […]

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VOTE: Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

A couple of weeks ago, we posed the question ‘Who is the British Kevin Bacon?’ as a way of celebrating those British character actors who have appeared in such a staggering variety of U.K. films and TV shows that you could use their various projects as stepping stones to access almost every other working actor […]


Where ‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Got Their Starts

It’s hard to remember life before Game of Thrones, but there was a time before these intense characters entered our Sunday night routine. Here’s a look at 10 of the British (and Irish) cast members and their early days in film and television prior to landing in Westeros: 1. Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister) Lena Headey’s first on-screen role landed her […]

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Jenna Coleman and Charles Dance Join ‘Me Before You’

It looks as though Jenna Coleman is about to follow in Karen Gillan’s footsteps and make the jump from TV to movies (her cameo in Captain America: The Winter Soldier notwithstanding), outside of her day job traversing time and space with the Doctor in Doctor Who. According to Deadline she’s signed up to join Charles […]

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch vs. the Enigma Machine in ‘Imitation Game’ Clip

If you think Benedict Cumberbatch oozes confidence, check him out as super mathematician Alan Turing in this recently released clip of The Imitation Game, exclusively at Digital Spy. The stakes are high, and Turing is unfazed. Turing was brought in to meet with Commander Denniston, played by Charles Dance, to discuss breaking the German’s encryption […]

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode Star in ‘The Imitation Game’ Trailer

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) takes on the tragic, yet inspiring role of British mathematician Alan Turing in the biopic film The Imitation Game, and Weinstein Company has provided a first look with a trailer. Turing and his team are credited with breaking a supposedly unbreakable Nazi code, helping bring an early end to World War […]

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WATCH: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Four Trailer

Game of Thrones is on the way back, and this time, there’s lots of foreboding music, right, some running down shadowy castle corridors, there are shenanigans going on involving kings and territory, people are fighting with swords, and there’s even a dragon! Oh hang on, that’s what Game of Thrones is always like. Hurrah!  Season […]


Brits with Birthdays: Dan Stevens’ Baby Blues Turn 31

Dan Stevens, the blue-eyed British heartthrob whose departure from Downton Abbey at the end of last season left many fans feeling bereft, turns 31 this Thursday, Oct. 10. The actor, who played likable Matthew Crawley on the popular period drama, quit the show after the third season when his contract ended. He has since moved to the […]

Five Great American Things The British Improved

As discussed in our previous essay, Five Great American Things The British Ruined, having a good idea is one thing, executing it to the best of its potential is something else. Sometimes the originators/owners are not able to see what else can be done with the form. And that’s when the developers arrive, turning a […]

Keira Knightley to Make U.S. TV Debut in Syfy Mini-series

And they said the mini-series was dead in America. Not for Syfy. The network is doing Neverland, a four-hour live-action prequel to Peter Pan, with a cast that includes Brit stars Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel, Bob Hoskins, Charles Dance, and 14-year-old Charlie Rowe. And Deadline today (March 10) revealed that Keira Knightley will join the […]