Articles Tagged 'Paul Giamatti'


10 American Actors Who’ve Done British TV

At the moment, it is relatively commonplace to see British stars infiltrate American TV shows—from Damian Lewis in Homeland to Hugh Laurie in House to Karen Gillan in Selfie—but it’s rarer to come across an actual famous American actor in a British TV show. The reason for this is fairly clear: Hollywood has traditionally been […]

Downton Abbey

‘Downton Abbey’s Leading Ladies To Visit the Multiplex

Downton Abbey’s Crawley sisters are going to the movies. Or, more accurately, fans of the hit British TV show can soon head to the multiplex to watch two of the actresses who portray aristocratic siblings on the period drama in starring roles in big budget films. Jessica Brown Findlay, who played Lady Sybil, and Michelle Dockery, […]

Downton Abbey, Season 4, Episode 6

Recap: ‘Downton Abbey’s’ Lady Mary Finds Love, or at Least Like, in a Pigpen

It is busy, busy, busy both upstairs and downstairs at Downton Abbey in Season Four’s sixth episode. There are arrivals and departures, several possible romances brewing, an abortion contemplated and Downton’s oldest resident, the Dowager Countess, takes ill, as do its newest residents, a bunch of pigs. Departing is Robert Crawley (Hugh Bonneville), who’s grudgingly […]

Twelve Years A Slave

WATCH: First Trailer For ’12 Years A Slave’

Last time, we only had pictures to offer, but now the trailer for Steve McQueen’s adaptation of 12 Years A Slave has been released, we can see Chiwetel Ejiofor giving it his all as the enslaved freeman Solomon Northup. Chiwetel is not the only Brit on display, there’s a fleeting glance of Benedict Cumberbatch in […]

Paul Giamatti

Downton Abbey News Roundup: Paul Giamatti Joins the Show, and Other News

There will be even more pushy Americans crowding into Downton Abbey next season. The show’s producer has announced that Oscar-nominated actor Paul Giamatti will be joining the popular British series for the season-ending special, which airs on Christmas Day in the U.K. The Sideways star will play Harold Levinson, the playboy brother of Cora Crawley (Elizabeth McGovern), the American […]

Is Robert Pattinson Afraid Of His Own Fans?

Robert Pattinson has been giving a fair amount of interviews recently, chiefly to promote his new movie Water For Elephants, and in some of them he’s made comments which suggest that the intense support he receives from Twilight fans is definitely influencing his career choices. We already know that he refuses to set up a […]

Royal Wedding Celebrity Roundup: Who’s Getting Into the Spirit?

Here we are, just several hours away from watching Prince William take the lovely Kate Middleton as his wife. Can you believe it? If you’re down on the Mall near Buckingham Palace or obsessively combing through every article on the web, the pomp and circumstance surrounding the wedding is really quite something. And some of […]