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10 Things You Need to Know This Week July 9 – 15

“Wildling” New York Screening

We may be approaching the balmy heart of summer, but this doesn’t mean things in the entertainment world are becoming dull. On the contrary – this week’s selections are among the most eclectic and surprising of the year so far. 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR FINE FEMALE-DRIVEN DRAMA Even if you skipped this period drama […]

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10 “Noughty” Shows that Changed TV Forever


The 2000s starts on CNN on Sunday (June 8), from the makers of acclaimed decade documentaries called The Sixties, Seventies, Eighties and (you guessed it) The Nineties. The decade that saw 9/11, Katrina and the invention of the iPhone also ushered in some great TV, as cable networks revolutionized the way television was made, people who usually worked […]

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7 Reasons Amy Adams is Just Like Us

EE British Academy Film Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals

Amy Adams, who we loved as a fake British con artist in American Hustle, plays the lead in what’s set to be one of the biggest TV shows of 2018: HBO’s adaptation of Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn‘s dark, thriller Sharp Objects (July 7).  She might be a mega star but Adams has her head on straight. Check […]

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WATCH: ‘Idiot Abroad’ Star Karl Pilkington Writes and Stars in New Sitcom ‘Sick of It’

Sick of It – Specials

Karl Pilkington (The Ricky Gervais Show, Derek) traveled the world at the urging of famous pals Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant for the documentary series An Idiot Abroad (2010-2012), Now, sans pushy friends, he’s set to star in a six-part sitcom Sick of It, which he also created, reports NME. Pilkington plays a fictionalized version of himself, and […]

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Idris Elba to Play the Villain in ‘Fast and Furious’ Spin-Off

Ferrari X The Design Museum – Red Carpet Arrivals

Hobbs and Shaw is shaping up to be a surefire Anglo hit, as none other than Idris Elba is added to the cast. Just days after we told you The Crown star Vanessa Kirby would be joining the Fast and Furious spin-off, Variety reports that Luther himself is in final negotiations to play the film’s villain. […]

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Dame Judi Dench and Jim Broadbent to Star in Film Written by Eddie Izzard

Composite image of Dame Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent and Eddie Izzard

Dame Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent (Paddington), and Eddie Izzard (Victoria & Abdul) are all set to star in a new film, but don’t expect a feel-good movie. It’d be understandable if you did, given Jim’s form as Professor Horace Slughorn in the Harry Potter films, and Dame Judi’s recent slew of historical and comedy dramas — not […]

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‘Three Musketeers’ Star Luke Evans Set to Play Naval Commander in WWII Action Movie ‘Midway’

Emmy For Your Consideration Red Carpet Event For TNT’s “The Alienist” – Red Carpet

Luke Evans (The Three Musketeers, The Girl on the Train) has signed on to star in the WWII action movie Midway alongside Woody Harrelson (Now You See Me) and Mandy Moore (This is Us). The film is based on the true story of the Battle of Midway, the 1942 Pacific naval clash that saw the […]

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Vanessa Kirby Joins ‘The Fast and the Furious’ Spin-Off

Vanessa Kirby attends the For Your Consideration event for Netflix’s “The Crown” at Saban Media Center on April 27, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

The Crown‘s Vanessa Kirby is the latest surprising star to join the Fast and Furious franchise, after Dame Helen Mirren made a brief cameo in The Fate of the Furious last year. Variety reports Vanessa has been cast in Hobbs and Shaw, a stand-alone spin-off movie that teams up Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw — the characters played by Dwayne […]

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Casting News: ‘War of the Worlds’ Star Rafe Spall Joins ‘Men in Black’ Spinoff

“Mum’s List” – UK Film Premiere – Red Carpet Arrivals

As filming on the new Men in Black movie is about to begin in London, England, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that British actor Rafe Spall will join the cast. The sci-fi/action franchise, which kicked off in 1997 starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in the lead roles, prompted two follow-ups in 2002 and 2012. We’re excited that this […]

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