Articles Tagged 'Hugh Grant'

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WATCH: Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

The first full-length trailer has just been released for Florence Foster Jenkins, due in theaters this August and starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. The movie is based on the real life of a New York heiress (the titular Jenkins, played by multi-Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) who dreamed of becoming an opera singer and performing in Carnegie […]

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WATCH: A Love Song for Hugh Grant

We’ve gone so far as to write love letter-like open declarations to some of our favorite British stars, pronouncing 10 reasons we love them, dedicated to actors like Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter and Colin Firth, just to name a few. The Norwegian comedy duo Goodbye Pants has gone a step further, writing a song, filming the […]

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5 Little-Known Hugh Grant Roles to Binge-Watch

Great Britain’s eternal bachelor Hugh Grant, who just starred in The Man From U.N.C.L.E., turns 55 today (September 9). In October 2014, he claimed he was “too old” to play the leading man in a romantic comedy, but we don’t agree with that kind of talk. And, not to sound like a know-it-all, we’re looking forward […]

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Hugh Grant Shows Twitter Support for Unlikely Hero

British actor Hugh Grant is active on Twitter, tweeting away updates like enjoying a new book or discovering a music track. In this case, Grant’s taken to Twitter to feature a new type of hero, a man who has camouflaged himself to catch locals leaving doggy droppings: My hero. http://t.co/1TQ9vsMCGg — Hugh Grant (@HackedOffHugh) August […]

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WATCH: Henry Cavill in ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ Trailer

The Man from U.N.C.L.E has been on our 2015 watch list since the start of the year, and the August release is almost here. You may know Henry Cavill from HBO’s The Tudors (2007-2010) or as Clark Kent in 2013’s Man of Steel. He’s now taking on the role of secret agent Napoleon Solo in the […]

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Forget Harvard: Which of Your Favorite Stars Are Oxford Grads?

When it comes to prestige, the British education system works on a fairly simple hierarchy. There’s no Ivy League, no jostling for position. There is Oxford University and its many colleges, and there is Cambridge University and its many colleges, and then there is everywhere else. That’s not to say Manchester or Durham or Edinburgh […]

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British Stars Turn Out for First U.S. Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day arrived at NBC yesterday, and among the fun and hoopla, an avalanche of British stars turning out to perform skits and songs and generally lark about. They’re doing so in order to raise money for Comic Relief, a charity set up by Richard Curtis and British comedian Lenny Henry to tackle famine […]

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WATCH: Henry Cavill and Hugh Grant in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

Guy Ritchie must be spitting feathers right now. His last two movies were part of a hugely successful reimagining of the stories of Sherlock Holmes that happened to coincide with a world-beating TV adaptation by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. He has had to watch as Benedict Cumberbatch has come define the modern Holmes, despite […]

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Which Brit Has the Most Desirable Accent?

There are many reasons why British voices and accents are greeted with increased (and entirely appropriate) levels of reverence and respect all over the world. Some of them are historical—the British Empire was very big, after all, and those guys knew how to command respect—and some cultural; to do with remarkable achievements in the fields […]

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