Articles Tagged 'Skins'

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The Kids of ‘Skins’: Where Are They Now?

The U.K.’s raucous teen drama Skins — revolving around sex, drugs, hopes and disappointments — ended its seventh season in 2013.  The series had a great run, but it didn’t quite make the leap across the pond with the MTV adaptation. The original, which aired on BBC America, followed several sets of British teens in […]

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Put on Your Party Hat! ‘Slumdog Millionaire’s Dev Patel Turns 24

Join us in singing a noisy chorus of “Happy Birthday” to London-born actor Dev Patel, who reaches the advanced age of 24 today (April 23). But don’t expect him to join in serenading himself. As Patel once said, “I’m tone deaf – window-shattering tone deaf. I can’t sing for the life of me.” The young star […]


WATCH: Creator of ‘Skins’ Premieres ‘Dates’ Tonight

There seems to be two schools of thought on dating with one being, “Yay, I get to meet someone new and do something fun I might not do on my own!” And, the other, and possibly more common, is, “This will be pure torture.” Skins creator Bryan Elsley embraces the universal experience of dating and […]

WATCH: Aliens Invade Britain In ‘The Swarm’

Creative types always say it’s important, when embarking on a new project, to set yourself limitations and then work within them, if you want to succeed. By which logic this project, from a very hot little gang of British TV talent, should be on a par with Gone With The Wind. What we’ve got here […]

Fraser’s Phrases: Class of 2012

We spend a lot of time looking at archaic expressions here, but as we’re about to enter into an entirely new year, it’s a good time to refresh the vocab a little bit. So let’s have a look at some of the newer bits of word-twisting British slang that have crept into use over the […]

‘Skins’ Star Nicholas Hoult to Join ‘Jack the Giant Killer’?

Deadline exclusively reveals that Nicholas Hoult is in talks to star in a chilling reinterpretation of the beloved fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk entitled Jack the Giant Killer. Director Bryan Singer is at the helm of this fantasy drama, which could see Hoult playing “a farmer who leads an expedition into the giants’ kingdom […]

A Half-Century After the Beatles, Is Another British Invasion Underway?

Is this all some sort of post-colonial payback? Has a gang of rogue Brits suddenly descended upon Hollywood and replaced our American-born gods with UK ones? At Anglophenia, our longstanding tagline has been “British culture with an American accent.” But over the past month, Britishness has so thoroughly permeated American pop culture that we can […]

‘Skins,’ ‘Being Human’ Remakes Score Record-Breaking Launches

Guess all of the promos worked: MTV’s Skins, the U.S. remake of the British teen drama seen on BBC America, has proven a huge ratings success for the channel. In its first airing on Monday (January 17), it received a stunning 3.26 million viewers and garnered the largest audience in the core 12-34 demographic for […]

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