Articles Tagged 'Jonathan Rhys Meyers'

Mrs Brown

13 Definitive Portrayals of British Monarchs in Film and TV

Life is never boring if you’re the head of a country. There are international treaties to oversee, bitter arguments to overcome, threats from rivals and countries to conquer, and sometimes your personal life can’t help but get in the way, crown or no crown. These are the kind of stories that are irresistible for script-writers and movie […]

Fall TV 2013 FINAL

A Guide: Who’s British on American Fall TV?

Fall has arrived and with its changing leaves comes the return of the new primetime season. Our favorite shows may be coming off hiatus, but there will be plenty of new ones to get your claws hooked into, and with them, some familiar British faces. (Some of them even speaking in their own native accents!) […]

Mick Jagger

Brits with Birthdays: Mick Jagger Gathers No Moss at 70

If there’s a run on birthday candles in the U.K. this week, there’s an easy explanation.  Way too many famous Brits are celebrating birthdays. Tops on the list is Mick Jagger, the living legend of rock ‘n’ roll, who turns 70 on July 26. When still a much younger man, he once said, “I’d rather be […]

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Katie McGrath to Play Lucy Westenra in NBC’s ‘Dracula’

Irish actress Katie McGrath, who was voted Anglo Fan Favorite Woman of 2012 last year, has been cast in NBC’s new series, Dracula. While McGrath is no stranger to period shows after playing Morgana Pendragon for five seasons on BBCA’s Merlin, the promotional photos from this latest adaptation of Bram Stoker’s famous tale of vampires […]

Mortal Instrument

WATCH: ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ Trailer

“Everything you’ve heard about monsters, about nightmares, legends whispered around campfires … all the stories are true.” Eek! Clary (Lilly Collins), a seemingly typical girl, is told this this early on in the film adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s novel The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. Clary meets a young man named Jace (Jamie Campbell Bower) out […]