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Production on ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Begins this Summer with Original Cast Members

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This seems a little Groundhog Day-ish. Didn’t this announcement come out a year ago? OK, we aren’t imagining things, because yes, a start date (or at least a start year: 2018) for production on the Downton Abbey movie was confirmed back in 2017, but there’s been little reported activity since then. But just today (July […]

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WATCH: Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan Battle it Out in ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Trailer

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The first trailer for Mary, Queen of Scots was released yesterday (July 12), showing Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie as two rival queens battling it out. There are two contests at hand. First, the historical battle of wits between their characters, Mary, Queen of Scots and her cousin Queen Elizabeth I of England. And then there’s the […]

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BBC America Earns Eight EMMY® Nominations for ‘Killing Eve,’ ‘Orphan Black,’ and ‘Blue Planet II’

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It was a big — and loud — morning at BBC AMERICA. The network earned eight Emmy® nominations for its critical and fan favorite Killing Eve, highly-acclaimed drama Orphan Black, and groundbreaking series Blue Planet II. KILLING EVE OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES SANDRA OH OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES PHOEBE WALLER-BRIDGE […]

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‘Y: The Last Man’ Has Found Its Lead with ‘Dunkirk’ Star Barry Keoghan

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DC’s post-apocalyptic sci-fi comic book series Y: The Last Man is being made into a pilot for FX Networks, simply called Y. The story revolves around Yorick Brown, who we’ve just learned will be played by Barry Keoghan (Dunkirk, The Killing of a Sacred Deer). Yorick is the last man on Earth, but that’s not all… […]

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First Look: Peter Capaldi is Mr. Micawber in ‘David Copperfield’

Peter Capaldi attends the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition Preview Party at Burlington House on June 6, 2018 in London, England.

Peter Capaldi is back in a burgundy velvet coat and vest, but this time it’s not as the Doctor. He’s actually in costume as Mr. Micawber, the ever-optimistic clerk in David Copperfield. A new take on the Charles Dickens classic is currently being made by Veep creator Armando Iannucci, starring other Anglo faves Hugh Laurie, […]

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Watch: Bill Nighy Leads an All-Star Cast in ‘Ordeal by Innocence’ Trailer

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When the BBC’s adaptation of Agatha Christie‘s novel Ordeal by Innocence was first announced, there was no word on when the three-part series would air in the U.S. Well, that’s all changed, because now it’s set to premiere August 10 on Amazon Prime. Not only did we get an airdate but the first look trailer also […]

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Unfinished Novel by Jane Austen to Get the ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Treatment

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Hold on to your hats, Jane Austen fans: The author’s final novel Sanditon is being adapted for TV, by the same screenwriter who made a star of Colin Firth with his adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Emmy and BAFTA award-winning writer Andrew Davies will turn the book into an […]

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‘The Late Late Show’s Reggie Watts Votes Helen Mirren His Favorite Battle Rapper

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James Corden‘s The Late Late Show band leader Reggie Watts has one of the best seats in the house. And with 422 episodes under his belt since the series began in 2015, he’s in a prime position to critique the show’s many talented guests. And he doesn’t disappoint. In this lively interview with The A.V. Club (July 9), […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: It’s Coming Home

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Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a stadiumful of Whovian fan creativity, news and related stuff and nonsense from the past week on the internet and social media. And we begin this week with football (or soccer, if you must). The beautiful game. Over the past week or so, with the England team […]

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WATCH: Olivia Colman is the Queen in Trailer for ‘The Favourite’

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We can’t wait to see Olivia Colman play Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown, and a new trailer released yesterday (July 9) gives us an idea what that might look like. If we squint very hard, that is. The trailer is actually for The Favourite, and Olivia isn’t playing that queen, but Queen Anne, who ruled England, Scotland and […]

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