Articles Tagged 'Hugh Laurie'

Hugh Laurie in ‘Chance’

WATCH: Hugh Laurie Plays Another Doctor in ‘Chance’

We’ve missed having Hugh Laurie on our screens, though his appearance on Veep gave us a short-lived fix, not to mention his chilling turn as evil arms dealer Richard Onslow Roper in slick spy thriller and all-round Bond-audition tape The Night Manager. Now he’s back in Chance, a new psychodrama due to start streaming on Hulu from […]


WATCH: Hiddleston and Laurie in ‘The Night Manager’ Trailer

AMC has released their first look at the six-part miniseries adaptation of John Le Carré‘s novel The Night Manager, in which Tom Hiddleston stars as hotel manager Jonathan Pine, who is lured into the spy world to bring down an international arms dealer played by Hugh Laurie. With a powerhouse cast that includes Tom Hollander, […]


Hugh Laurie Heading to Hulu

If you’ve been missing your fix of House M.D. starring Hugh Laurie, Hulu has just what the doctor ordered. The online streaming service has confirmed two seasons of the psychological thriller Chance starring Laurie in the title role, reports Deadline Hollywood. Coincidentally, like House, the name of the show is the last name of the lead […]

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10 Great British Actors Who’ve Nailed An American Accent

Sure, we’ve seen Americans play British, and some have done it very well, thank you. But what of the British actors who had to abandon their natural clipped and precise verbiage (or nasal and muffled, depending on where they’re from) in order to carve a new career for themselves in the U.S. of A? Many […]

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10 Reasons to Love Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie is the comedian who became an actor, the specialist in simpering ninnies that played a glowering heartthrob and the Oxbridge rower who tours the world playing the blues. He’s also just about to appear alongside George Clooney in the sci-fi/fantasy romp Tomorrowland, so, now seems a perfect time to remind everyone else why […]

Why Do Some Brits Have Multiple Middle Names?

Having a middle name is often a way of paying a tiny tribute to a beloved relative or maintaining a family tradition that will keep grandparents happy. If there are two (or more) middle names, these traditional names can be incorporated with greater ease, and when it comes to family traditions, the Brits are past masters […]


WATCH: Hugh Laurie and George Clooney in ‘Tomorrowland’

Guess Hugh’s back… Yesterday, Disney launched the second trailer for director Brad Bird’s (The Incredibles) latest tale of distorted reality, and alongside a young cast (lead by Britt Robertson) and the reliably stern and handsome face of George Clooney, there’s a freshly-shaved Hugh Laurie in some very Star Trek clothes, looking huffy as only Hugh […]

Olivia Colman and Tom Hollander in ‘Rev’ (Pic: BBC)

Olivia Colman and Tom Hollander join ‘The Night Manager’

As if the news of Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie working together wasn’t exciting enough, the BBC has released further details of the cast of their joint adaptation of John le Carré’s bestselling novel The Night Manager, and there are a couple more very familiar faces for seasoned Anglophiles. Olivia Colman (Broadchurch), Tom Hollander (Rev) […]


15 Brit-Centric Movies We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

2014 was a pretty good year for British stars at the box office, from James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart in X-Men, to Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl, to Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in The Imitation Game. But that’s all nothing compared to 2015, with the coming year seeing a veritable explosion of Brit talent in some of the biggest […]

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