Articles Tagged 'Ian McShane'


WATCH: Julian Fellowes Presents ‘Doctor Thorne’ Trailer

Who is Doctor Thorne? This question is asked by many in the recently released trailer for Julian Fellowes‘ new series, airing on ITV in the U.K. and Amazon Prime in the U.S. Thorne (Tom Hollander) himself provides some insight in the below clip, saying, “I have not made my mark in public life. I have […]

Stefanie Martini, Tom Hollander, Harry Richardson and Rebecca Front in Doctor Thorne.

WATCH: First Look at New Drama by ‘Downton’ Creator Julian Fellowes

The demise of Downton Abbey has left a big stately-home-sized hole in our hearts—but fear not! Julian Fellowes has not forsaken us entirely. His new drama Doctor Thorne starts this Sunday in the U.K., and, with a star-studded cast including Ian McShane, Alison Brie and Tom Hollander, looks set to become an international hit just […]

attends the “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” press conference at the Palais des Festivals during the 64th Cannes Film Festiva lon May 14, 2011 in Cannes, France.

‘Deadwood’ Star Ian McShane Joins Starz’s ‘American Gods’

Another day, another author tweeting casting news! Yesterday it was Stephen King with news of who would be starring in The Dark Tower, and today it’s Neil Gaiman gloating about the latest star to join the hotly anticipated TV adaptation of his novel American Gods. Here’s his response to showrunner Bryan Fuller, who’d just announced Ian […]

Timothy Oulton, Dallas

10 British Things About Dallas, TX

Big hair? Check. Cowboy boots? Check. Line dancing moves? Check. Where to go … rather than head to the local saloon, why not change it up and check out some of these British-inspired events and places in Dallas, TX: 1. Timothy Oulton Timothy Oulton‘s British-styled and themed furniture can be found within other larger stores like […]

Happy 70th Birthday, Ian McShane!

Ian McShane celebrates his 70th birthday today. This feisty actor has mastered the art of playing the bad boy, making his mark in BBC’s Lovejoy (1986-1994) as the dastardly yet charming antiques dealer; then crossing the Atlantic to appear in the evening soap opera Dallas (1989) as a cad-tastic English lothario by the name of Don Lockwood. Fast forwarding […]

Why Are All Of Snow White’s Dwarves British?

Not long ago, we pulled together a compilation of American things that the British had improved, and we mentioned that British actors often get cast as the bad guys in action movies. And this is something we all understand. The Brits do haughty very well, after all, and the bad guys in the movies always […]

Do British Actors Keep Hollywood Franchises Like ‘Pirates’ Afloat?

Hollywood is addicted to the British. While much has been written of late about all the comic book superhero roles being nabbed by English or Commonwealth-born actors, it’s the casting of supporting roles in blockbuster film series that is really keeping talented Brits employed. Consider Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth and […]