Articles Tagged 'Mark Rylance'

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WATCH: The BFG Introduces Himself in New Trailer

We briefly met the Big Friendly Giant (BFG) in an earlier clip, but this time around we get a proper introduction. An orphaned girl (Ruby Barnhill) meets the BFG (Mark Rylance) in Roald Dahl’s story The BFG, soon to hit the big screen courtesy of director Steven Spielberg, but she didn’t really know what to make of […]

Actor Mark Rylance, winner of Best Supporting Actor for ‘Bridge of Spies,’ actress Brie Larson, winner of Best Actress for ‘Room,’ actor Leonardo DiCaprio, winner of Best Actor for ‘The Revenant,’ and actress Alicia Vikander, winner of Best Supporting Actress for ‘The Danish Girl,’ pose in the press room during the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California.

Oscars 2016: Surprise Wins For ‘Spotlight’ and Mark Rylance

Last night’s ceremony at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater saw some long-anticipated wins: Leonardo DiCaprio finally won his first Oscar for survival epic The Revenant after six (six!) nominations, Brie Larson was named Best Actress for Room, and Mad Max: Fury Road was the big winner of the night, scooping up six awards. But it was the category of […]

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WATCH: Mark Rylance in ‘Bridge of Spies’

British actor Mark Rylance gives an outstanding turn with his portrayal of a Russian spy operating in the U.S. in Steven Spielberg’s new Cold War thriller Bridge of Spies. When the actor is asked how he rates working with Spielberg, he responds: “Oh terrible, absolutely terrible, the lowest of the low!” He is, of course, […]

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn pop out for a stroll in the BBC’s ‘Wolf Hall’ (Pic: BBC)

10 Little-Known Facts About the Real Wolf Hall

This Sunday (April 5), the recent BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Out The Bodies comes to PBS, starring Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis. It’s the story of Thomas Cromwell, a lawyer and former mercenary from a poor background who ended up becoming an advisor first to Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, and then […]

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WATCH: Damian Lewis as Henry VIII in ‘Wolf Hall’ Trailer

The BBC have released the first trailer for the upcoming six-part drama Wolf Hall, featuring Damian Lewis of Homeland in the role of England’s most notorious king, Henry VIII. Based on the bestselling series of novels by Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall tells the story of the rise to power of Thomas Cromwell, the trusted advisor to Henry who was a key […]

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Scrumdiddlyumptious: Mark Rylance is the BFG

Let’s not squiff-squiddle around, this is no time for gobblefunking. There’s a new, live-action adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book The BFG, directed by Steven Speilberg, and he has cast one of Britain’s mightiest thespian talents in the lead role. Mark Rylance—winner of the Olivier Award twice and the Tony three times—will play the […]

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Five Great British Interpretations Of Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’

Over the next year or so, both Benedict Cumberbatch and his Sherlock colleague Martin Freeman will be playing the lead in parallel productions of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Martin live in London’s Trafalgar Studios this fall and Benedict on TV in the second part of the BBC’s collection of Shakespeare history plays, The Hollow Crown (due in […]

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