Articles Tagged 'Jack O'Connell'

Dolly Parton at Glastobury 2014 (Pic: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

WATCH: Dolly Parton Says “Ay Up, Me Duck”

It’s always a glorious moment when arcane and super-local British slang rolls out of the immaculate lips of American stars. Especially when those lips are also contorted into trying to do the accent and it swiftly becomes any accent, from cockney to yokel and ranging across Wales and Carlisle. So, when Dolly Parton launched the […]

Felicity, Eddie and their new friend Bafta (Pic: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

BAFTA Roundup: Eddie Redmayne IS the Best Actor

The BAFTA Film Awards have only just finished, the confetti being packed away and the red carpet rolled up for another ceremony on another day. And it’s clear that in the big battle of the boffins between Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne, there has been a clear winner, and it’s not Sherlock. In fact, The […]


WATCH: ‘Unbroken’ Star Jack O’Connell on Working with Angelina Jolie

Jack O’Connell, who’s been getting strong reviews as American prisoner of war and athlete Louis Zamperini in the Angelina Jolie-directed epic Unbroken, isn’t in the Oscars race, but many think he should be given the strength of his performance. Some top U.S. film critics have been quite impressed—among them Kenneth Turan at the Los Angeles […]

David Tennant, Jack O’Connell Share Their Thoughts on ‘United’

On Sunday (April 24) United, the BBC2 drama depicting the 1958 Munich plane crash that killed eight Manchester United soccer players, will air in the UK at 9 pm BST. In the telefilm, ex-Time Lord David Tennant portrays ManU coach Jimmy Murphy, who trained the talented “Busby Boys” with manager Matt Busby (played by Dougray […]

David Tennant Fronts New BBC2 Film ‘United’

Doctor Who veteran David Tennant has been cast in an upcoming BBC2 film capturing the tragic 1958 Munich Air crash, which claimed the lives of eight Manchester United football players. In United, Tennant will play ManU coach Jimmy Murphy, whose legendary "Busby Babes" football team was working toward becoming the third club in history to […]