At one point, comedic-actor Sacha Baron Cohen was banned from high profile events because of his brash antics and pranks. But, this time around, he is an honoree at the Britannia Awards, taking place on Saturday, November 9 (airing on BBC AMERICA on Sunday, November 10 at 9/8c). We’ll be interested to hear Cohen’s speech when […]
English actor Asa Butterfield, 16, the lead actor in Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning Hugo, will team up with Hugo co-star Chloe Mortez, 16, (Kick Ass) in The White Circus. The dark fairy tale follows a young wartime pilot on his first mission, who crashes into a small town on a snowy New Year’s Eve where he […]
Sir Ben Kingsley plays cinema pioneer Georges Méliès in the Oscar-nominated film Hugo. Kingsley discusses the film’s much-beloved director Martin Scorsese in this interview with The Brit List’s Asha Leo.
Asa Butterfield, the 14-year-old British actor who’s been winning effusive praise for his portrayal of the title character in director Martin Scorsese‘s epic Hugo, will re-team with Sir Ben Kingsley in the new film Ender’s Game which begins shooting next month. “That’s going to be incredible, reuniting with him,” says Butterfield pointing out that the […]
Martin Scorsese’s new 3D children’s epic Hugo is out now with a cast dominated by Brits. An interesting fact given that it’s inspired by a children’s best-seller written by an American author — and set among the French in 1930’s Paris. Sir Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer, and Jude Law are […]
Two of America’s greatest living film directors are going British this holiday season. Both Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg have shot their new movies in England. Scorsese’s Hugo, which is in theaters now, is a luminous, 3-D family film about an orphaned boy who lives in a Paris train station. While it’s an adventure tale involving mysteries of identity, […]
Martin Scorsese’s new film Hugo relies heavily on the talents of 14-year-old British actor Asa Butterfield who, as the title character, appears in virtually every scene. But for Butterfield, who began acting seven years ago, there was never a moment when he thought he might not be able to pull it off. “You can’t afford […]