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Gretchen Mol Among Cast of New George R.R. Martin Adaptation ‘Nightflyers’

Gretchen Mol attends the Planned Parenthood 100th Anniversary Gala at Pier 36 on May 2, 2017 in New York City

We found out yesterday (January 4) we’ve definitely got a really long wait before the final season of Game of Thrones airs, but thankfully there’s some comfort for George R. R. Martin fans. Syfy has officially picked up Nightflyers, a new TV series based on his 1980 novella of the same name that was, incidentally, adapted into a 1987 sci-fi movie. It […]

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Anglophenia’s Sharon Carpenter Reveals Her Favorite Red Carpet Moments and Why She Loves Hosting ‘HQ Trivia’


To celebrate National Trivia Day, Anglophenia quizzed our reporter-at-large, Sharon Carpenter, on what it’s like to host HQ Trivia, the headline-grabbing app that delivers real-time quizzes — and the possibility of cash prizes — to hundreds of thousands of users. In case you’re unaware, HQ is a smartphone game-show app that requires users to “tune in” at a certain […]

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Rowan Atkinson Set to Return for ‘Johnny English’ Sequel


The funtastic Rowan Atkinson is set to reprise his role as the James Bond-like (but, not really) Johnny English in the forthcoming third movie, set for release September 20 of this year. The Johnny English film series, which kicked off in 2003 with a follow-up in 2011, are spy movie spoofs. In case you didn’t catch […]

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Kate Beckinsale Set to Star in ‘The Widow’ TV Series on Amazon and ITV

2017 GQ Men of the Year Party – Arrivals

The folks who created the groundbreaking drama The Missing, starring James Nesbitt, are moving onto a new dramatic series, The Widow, reports Deadline Hollywood. The eight-part series is set to air on both Amazon Prime Video worldwide and ITV in the U.K. Harry and Jack Williams, who co-wrote The Missing, will be handling the script for the new series, which stars Kate […]

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Emily Blunt is Worried Her Version of Mary Poppins Will Upset Her Daughter

Actor Emily Blunt of MARY POPPINS RETURNS took part today in the Walt Disney Studios live action presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2017 in Anaheim, Calif. MARY POPPINS RETURNS will be released in U.S. theaters on December 25, 2018.

Julie Andrews may have given Emily Blunt her seal of approval, but another person will be on Emily’s mind when Mary Poppins Returns, the much-anticipated follow-up to the 1964 kids’ classic, opens in theaters later this year. In an interview published yesterday (January 2), Blunt, who plays the umbrella-wielding, practically perfect nanny Mary Poppins, told Vanity Fair that the opinion she’s most worried about […]

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WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris Returns for Season Two of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ in New Trailer


We loved Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf in last year’s TV adaptation of author Lemony Snicket‘s (proper name, Daniel Handler) A Series of Unfortunate Events. And, lucky for all of us, it hasn’t been a huge wait for season two, which is premiering on Netflix March 30. Along with the air date, we’re now getting a first glimpse […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: I Let You Go

(Photos: Twitter)

Welcome to the first Doctor Who’s Day roundup of a new year, and with change in the air we’ve been trawling the internet for fan creativity and official Whovian news and events to gather together into a big pile of intergalactic astonishment and Gallifreyan glory. And we begin this week with the various fan responses […]

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‘Downton Abbey’ Actress Confirms a Movie is on Its Way


A feature-length Downton Abbey movie has long been in the works, but it looks like 2018 is the year it will finally go into production. Actress Phyllis Logan, who played housekeeper Mrs. Hughes from the first episode right until the final one aired in 2015, let slip at the weekend (December 31) that the cast have been asked about their diaries […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – January 1 – 7

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 12:  Actors Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny attend the premiere of Fox’s “The X-Files” at California Science Center on January 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Happy New Year! If one of your resolutions is to broaden your movie, music, and TV tastes, you’re in luck, because this week’s On the Beat is brimming with possibilities. 1. WHAT TO STREAM IF YOU BELIEVE “YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT” This intriguing six-part documentary series promises to “give food the true crime treatment.” […]

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10 New TV Shows You Need to Watch in 2018


By now, everyone recognizes that we’re enjoying a new golden age of television, and this year is sure to bring dozens of well-made and thoroughly entertaining new series. But of course, no one has time to watch absolutely everything. So with this mind, here’s our pick of the 2018 debuts you should definitely be watching […]

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