Articles Tagged 'Rhys Ifans'

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, […]

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 […]

Rhys Ifans

Say Hello To ‘Elementary’s New Mycroft Holmes

The glorious thing about there being so many different versions of Sherlock Holmes doing the rounds at the moment is that you get to see how each production sees the same characters, and which actors they’ve wheeled in to flesh out the roles. So, in Sherlock, they have an oily, cold-hearted Mycroft Holmes, a puppet […]


Martin Freeman Feels Left Out

Martin Freeman is quite popular these days starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the critically acclaimed Sherlock; and, of course, he is Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming The Hobbit. Yet, he’s whinging about not making the cut for Harry Potter? Well, “whinging” might be a bit of a strong word. It seems he’s just jesting with the The […]

WATCH: The Brit-Fest ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Trailer

So the trailer for the new rebooted Spider-Man movie has come out, and of course it’s got people in a bit of a lather. They seem to be taking a few liberties with the back-story, making Peter Parker look more like a man of destiny than the everyman geek with the secret powers that we’re […]

WATCH: New Peter Pan Prequel ‘Neverland’

Hats off to Sky Movies, who have been very busy, putting together a feature presentation which brings such British acting heavyweights as Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel and Bob Hoskins together (as well as the voice of Keira Knightley as Tinkerbell) to tell the story of the world of Peter Pan, and how it came into […]

WATCH: ‘Anonymous’ Trailer Starring Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave

Deadline has shared the new trailer for Anonymous, the forthcoming Roland Emmerich-directed period drama, which explores the idea that William Shakespeare‘s beloved plays may have been written by someone else (Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford), while also tying in some of the political commotion surrounding the end of the Elizabethan era. Anonymous […]

Keira Knightley to Make U.S. TV Debut in Syfy Mini-series

And they said the mini-series was dead in America. Not for Syfy. The network is doing Neverland, a four-hour live-action prequel to Peter Pan, with a cast that includes Brit stars Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel, Bob Hoskins, Charles Dance, and 14-year-old Charlie Rowe. And Deadline today (March 10) revealed that Keira Knightley will join the […]

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