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Benedict Cumberbatch Narrates Classic Children’s Book Live on Stage

Benedict Cumberbatch attends the Virgin TV BAFTA Television Awards at The Royal Festival Hall on May 14, 2017 in London, England.

We’ll finally get to see Benedict Cumberbatch as the fearsome tiger Shere Khan when Mowgli opens later this year, and by the look of things he’s been getting in some practice for the role. Yesterday (February 13), the Sherlock star delighted audiences at a London book event by appearing on stage to read the classic British children’s book The Tiger Who Came to Tea. […]

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WATCH: Toni Collette is Very Uppity in French-ish Film ‘Madame’ Trailer


Toni Collette is an amazing actress (United States of Tara), and seems like a delightful person, but her character is kind of a jerk in the new film Madame. Watch the first U.S. trailer below, which was released yesterday (February 12), and you’ll see what we mean. Collette and Harvey Keitel play American expats living in Paris (hence […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Love is In the Air

(Photos: Twitter)

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a huge cuddle-up of astonishing fan creativity, Whovian news and gossip from he last week in social media and the internet. And we begin this week with two notable public days that have been interpreted for Whovian use. In the UK, today is Shrove Tuesday, more commonly […]

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Keira Knightley and Matt Smith Team Up for New Spy Film ‘Official Secrets’

Keira Knightley and Matt Smith composite

It looks like Matt Smith is back in Her Majesty’s service, as he signs up to star alongside Keira Knightley in a new spy film. Official Secrets is based on the real-life scandal that erupted in the run-up to the Iraq War in 2003, after former government translator Katharine Gun leaked classified documents exposing a U.S. and […]

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‘V’ Miniseries Creator Kenneth Johnson Returns to Write and Direct ‘V the Movie’


You may or may not remember the “arrival” of the 1983 cult sci-fi show that went by just one letter: V. “V” stands for visitors — the reptilian alien kind. If you don’t recall the original then perhaps you caught the 2009 reboot that ran for two seasons on ABC. And now the story continues, with its original creator […]

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WATCH: Idris Elba Proposes to His Girlfriend in Front of Cheering Crowd

Idris Elba attends the “Star Trek Beyond” New York Premiere at Crosby Street Hotel on July 18, 2016 in New York City.

Well, this is a bad start to Valentine’s week: We’re afraid to report that Idris Elba is off the market. According to the Twitter account of a theater screening his directorial debut Yardie in London on Saturday (February 10), Idris was on hand to introduce the film, before going down on one knee in front of the packed theater. His intended is […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week February 12 – 18

Joanna Lumley attends The EE British Academy Film Award, BAFTA, nominations announcement at BAFTA on January 9, 2018 in London, England.

This week brings the most romantic day of the year, but if you’re just not in the mood for candy, a dozen red roses and everything else associated with Valentine’s Day, here are 10 ways to distract yourself. 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR A VERY BRITISH TAKE ON THE AWARDS SHOW The absolutely fabulous Joanna […]

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‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘The Rings of Akhaten’

‘The Rings of Akhaten’ (Photo: BBC)

Although best known for the barnstorming and emotional speech given by the Doctor towards the end, there’s a lot to “The Rings of Akhaten” that rewards repeated viewing. It’s always fun to see a new companion react to the reality of being somewhere far removed from their usual time and place, and to discover new […]

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10 Films to Help Manage Your V-Day Expectations

2017 Tribeca Film Festival After Party For Permission Sponsored By Heineken At Up And Down

Valentine’s Day can play havoc with one’s emotions. Sure, it’s great to go out and celebrate shared love with another person. But it can also ramp up feelings of self-doubt, whether single or in coupledom. It’s helpful that there are a bunch of movies out there that pay homage to the complexities of romance. Like Permission (released Feb. 9), starring Rebecca […]

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WATCH: Get to Know Maisie Williams and Tom Hiddleston One Trivia Question at a Time


Both Maisie Williams and Tom Hiddleston lend their voices to the forthcoming stop-motion animated film Early Man (February 16). And, while we may not see the two on-screen together in the prehistoric tale, yesterday (February 8) they had an on-camera sit-down with BBC Radio 1. Rather than conduct a traditional interview, the reporter chooses instead to fact […]

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