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Articles Tagged 'Hayley Atwell'

Actor Hayley Atwell of ‘Howards End’ speaks onstage during the Starz portion of the 2017 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 28, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

Emma Thompson Advised Hayley Atwell on Her ‘Howard’s End’ Role

It must be odd watching another actor play a character you’ve made your own (just ask Julie Andrews about Emily Blunt picking up Mary Poppins’ umbrella…), but it appears Emma Thompson had no such qualms about a new adaptation of Howard’s End. Emma, of course, won her first Oscar for her performance as Margaret Schlegel in the […]

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Hayley Atwell and Matthew Macfadyen to Star in New ‘Howards End’ Adaptation

A new adaptation of Howards End is in the works, with Agent Carter star Hayley Atwell taking the lead role that won Emma Thompson her first Oscar in 1993. Deadline reports she’ll play Margaret Schlegel, an idealistic young woman who, with her sister Helen, has strong views on social inequality, despite eventually marrying into the wealthy Wilcox […]

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15 TV Shows We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

We’ve already talked about which cinematic delights await Anglophile viewers in the coming twelve months, but what about the small screen? There’s never been a better time to see a wide range of U.K.-produced shows on American television, whether on BBC America, PBS, or assorted cable broadcasters — so here’s our guide to the fifteen […]

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Hayley Atwell and Dominic Cooper Sparkle in ‘Agent Carter’ Teaser

The first full clip has emerged from the new ABC Marvel TV show Agent Carter, based on Hayley Atwell’s snippy British secret agent, first seen in Captain America: The First Avenger. And it also stars Dominic Cooper as Tony Stark’s father Howard, a man with similar tastes in gadgetry, facial hair and what would probably […]

‘Captain America’ Enlists Army of British Supporting Actors

There has been much press of late about British stars being cast as American superheroes — Henry Cavill as Superman and Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man — but it appears the real story is that it takes an English village to raise these comic book good guys to their full potential. Take Captain America: The First […]

Roundup: Kate Beckinsale Set for ‘Underworld’ Return

It looks like Kate Beckinsale just couldn't stay away from a world surrounded by vampires and werewolves, for the sultry Brit has signed on to portray vampire Selene in the fourth installment of the Underworld film series. Production is slated to begin in March 2011 in Vancouver. (The Hollywood Reporter) In other news: Comedian Ricky […]

Talking Movies: Revisiting Brideshead Revisited

I really liked it — it’s the new film adaptation of Evelyn Waugh‘s literary classic Brideshead Revisited, which is in theaters now. Most people remember the work as a hugely popular 1981 tv mini-series; this film won’t eclipse that magnum opus, but it stands alone as a fine work. It’s proof that the good old […]