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 […]
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 […]
We’ve crowned the men’s champion. Now let’s move on to the ladies. 32 fabulous British women vie for the title. Pippa Middleton or Karen Gillan? Helen Mirren or Joanna Lumley? Start your fan campaigns now and vote!
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 […]
British actress Hayley Atwell has scored a major role in the suspense thriller I, Anna, The Hollywood Reporter reveals. The film, the feature debut for writer/director Barnaby Southcombe, “charts the story of a woman’s life being turned upside down after a date gone wrong, and the impossible love of the policeman tracking her down.” She’ll […]
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 […]
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 […]