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British Icon of the Week: Dame Olivia de Havilland, the Actress Who Took on the Hollywood Studio System and Won

Olivia de Havilland

Dame Olivia de Havilland, who’s just turned 104 years old this week, is one of the last surviving stars from Hollywood’s golden age. Though she’s probably best known for her role in Gone with the Wind, the epic 1939 movie which has been heavily criticized for its depiction of Black characters and now streams on […]

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David Tennant Talks About the Second Season of ‘There She Goes’: ‘Feels Like a Big Responsibility’

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Just last month we checked in with David Tennant and all the things he’s up to of late. Now we can add another item: the second season of his family drama There She Goes premieres next week (July 7). If you’re not familiar with the show, it revolves around a married couple and their young […]

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Casting News: Lesley Manville to Play Princess Margaret in Final Season of ‘The Crown’

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It’s official: Lesley Manville has joined The Crown to portray Princess Margaret in the show’s fifth and final season. Following British newspaper reports overnight, the Netflix period drama confirmed the casting on Twitter today (July 2). Manville will play Margaret, Queen Elizabeth II‘s younger sister, opposite Imelda Staunton as the long-reigning British monarch. She follows […]

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Pop Culture Pulse: From a Bingeworthy British Drama Series to Imelda Staunton’s New Horror Movie

PCP July

Welcome to the latest Pop Culture Pulse, Anglophenia’s roundup of the top pop culture happenings of the month. Many of us will still be social distancing as much as possible in July, even as summer gets into full swing, so here are ten excellent ways to keep yourself thoroughly entertained. 1. A PREGNANCY DRAMA TO KEEP […]

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Pierce Brosnan Talks About His Exit from James Bond: ‘There’s No Regret’

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Pierce Brosnan has insisted he’s holding onto “no regret” over the way he left the Bond franchise. Brosnan starred as 007 in four movies between 1995 and 2002 – GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, and Die Another Day – but was informed by producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson on the […]

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Olivia Colman and Colin Firth Star Opposite Each Other for the First Time in ‘Mothering Sunday’


Olivia Colman and Colin Firth are set to star in a movie together? You know we love a two-for-one deal. Colman and Firth are set to play a married couple in the forthcoming movie Mothering Sunday, reports Deadline. Based on Graham Swift‘s 2016 novel by the same name, the script has been written by Alice […]

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Matt Smith and Claire Foy Talk About Making the Play ‘Lungs’ with Social Distancing Rules: ‘I Might Kiss Her Anyway’

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Who’s “her” in the above headline? Oh, Matt Smith is talking about his Crown co-star Claire Foy. The two decided to team up to star in the stage production of Duncan Macmillan‘s comedy Lungs, which revolves around a couple concerned about climate change.  Well, re-team, to be more exact, as the two starred in Lungs last […]

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WATCH: Kate Beckinsale Portrays Freddie Mercury in Instagram Tribute to Queen’s ‘I Want to Break Free’ Video

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Kate Beckinsale has marked Pride Month in a super-fun way, by recreating Queen’s classic “I Want to Break Free” video on Instagram. Released in 1984, the original video saw the four members of Queen – Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon – dress in drag to portray women loosely based on female […]

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10 of Our Favorite Actors Who Have Also Directed, Including Billie Piper and Alan Rickman

Vue’s Showcase of Big Screen Events

With The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, a fantastical comedy-drama movie available to watch now on AMC, Ben Stiller reminds us he’s a very capable director as well as an enormously successful actor, writer, and comedian. He’s far from the only big name who’s established a side hustle behind the camera, of course, so here’s […]

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