Articles Tagged 'Sir Derek Jacobi'

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Sir Ian McKellen Would Say ‘Yes’ to ‘Vicious’ Season Three

Sir Ian McKellen is already talking about a possible third season for Vicious, while we wait patiently on the second season to premiere in the U.S. this August. Don’t get us wrong, we’re not complaining. The powers that be can sort out the third season while we casually make our way through the second season co-starring Sir Derek Jacobi […]

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10 British Actors and the Iconic Roles They Didn’t Play

Show business often throws up arresting ways to illustrate the multiverse theory; that with every decision taken, a parallel world exists in which an alternative decision was taken instead. So, for example, there are universes where Adele’s relationship with her ex-boyfriend didn’t go sour, and “Rolling In The Deep” is a far happier song about […]

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Derek Jacobi Was Nearly Hannibal Lecter

There’s a great alternate history of Hollywood to be written, in which the actors that just missed out on getting certain iconic screen roles are shown having got the part. In the Harry Potter films, Tim Roth is Severus Snape, while Jennifer Lawrence is Bella in Twilight, and Tom Cruise is off filming Iron Man 4, […]

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Sir Ian McKellen’s ‘Vicious’ Gets Renewed for Second Season

It isn’t a huge surprise to learn ITV’s Vicious has been renewed with its April, 2013 premiere kicking off with 5.7 million viewers. But, it is a nice surprise. ITV’s Peter Finchman, Director of TV, announced today, Friday, August 23, 2013, at the Edinburgh International Television Festival that the network has commissioned a second season, calling […]

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What Are Brits Watching? ‘Vicious’

Real life friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi play more-than-friends in this new sitcom. What’s on: Vicious What is it: Freddie, 73, (McKellen) and Stuart, 74, (Jacobi) are in a loving, committed relationship but sometimes they can’t stand each other. They’ve lived together in their Covent Garden flat for close to 50 years. […]

Roundup: Simon Pegg Chats ‘Star Wars’ and More in New Tell-All

Simon Pegg is a self-proclaimed "nerd" who absolutely adores Star Wars. He reveals more of his passion for the famed sci-fi thriller while also discussing its social-cultural impact in his new memoir, Nerd Do Well. The English actor, comedian, and writer was just seven-years-old when the George Lucas-directed film debuted in theaters worldwide in 1977. […]