Articles Tagged 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'

Hugh Grant, The Rewrite

Hugh Grant “Very Much Unwanted” for ‘Four Weddings’ Role

At this point, most of us have seen Four Weddings and a Funeral a number of times, with the film hitting theaters twenty years ago in 1994. It’s hard to imagine the screen gem with anyone else but Hugh Grant starring as the seasoned bachelor Charles. But, Grant wasn’t always the frontrunner. The quintessentially British […]

Four Weddings and a Funeral (Pic: Rank Films)

The Cast of ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’: Where Are They Now?

Tomorrow, if you can believe it, it has been 20 years since Hugh Grant first stammered into our lives, with the U.S. release of Four Weddings and a Funeral. That’s 20 years of rom-coms with swearing in, 20 years of people acting charmingly befuddled in order to spell out their feelings, 20 years of interesting […]

Evening Standard Theatre Awards, London, Britain – 17 Nov 2013

Actress Anna Chancellor Talks ‘Private Lives’ and Maggie Smith

Anna Chancellor is on the phone and she’s chuckling. “You’d laugh so much if you could see where I’m calling you from,” the British actress says. “I’m in the middle of a market in a small town in Algeria near Morocco. We’ve come to buy a carpet.” (Her husband, Redha Debbah, a computer technician, is originally from […]


Brits with Birthdays: Prince Harry and Other Hottie Hunks Take the Cake

Some weeks, it just rains men in drenched ol’ England. This week is one, with an outstanding example of British beefcake celebrating his birthday almost every day of the week. Let’s begin with Prince Harry, who turns 29 this Sunday, Sept. 15. (Technically, his birthday is next week but we wanted to be sure to give […]


Writer-Director Richard Curtis Debates Retiring from Directing

Writer-director Richard Curtis, the man behind screen favorites like Love Actually, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Pirate Radio (just to name a few) is debating retiring from directing. His next film About Time, may be his last. The sci-fi romantic comedy About Time follows a young man, 21, played by Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson, […]

British Weddings, Not Necessarily Royal

Unlike Prince William and Kate Middleton, few young British couples get married in Westminster Abbey, clad in a military uniform and designer gown, and arriving at the ceremony via horse drawn carriage. Not by a long shot. We don’t have the resources here at Anglophenia to investigate the circumstances of all 231,490 marriage ceremonies that […]