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Articles Tagged 'Alfie Allen'

Billie Piper, Pierce Brosnan and Emilia Fox

9 Surprising Family Ties of British Celebrities (and an Urban Myth)

We already know about Benedict Cumberbatch being distantly related to most of the genuine people he plays (Alan Turing and Richard III in particular), and anyone that hasn’t spotted a distinct family resemblance between Joan Collins the actress and Jackie Collins the writer (clue: they both have their father’s surname) isn’t really paying attention. But here are […]


Where ‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Got Their Starts

It’s hard to remember life before Game of Thrones, but there was a time before these intense characters entered our Sunday night routine. Here’s a look at 10 of the British (and Irish) cast members and their early days in film and television prior to landing in Westeros: 1. Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister) Lena Headey’s first on-screen role landed her […]

Sam Smith

Why You Should Care About Sam Smith

At the moment, pop music seems to be trying to work out whether it wants to be cool or hot, whether the dancefloor is full enough to perhaps try singing about things that are not dancing/you being a sexy girl, or to continue finding more extravagant metaphors describing the extent to which it is going […]

Crimson Horror

10 British Acting Families (Who Are Not the Redgraves)

This week Doctor Who fans will get to see mother-daughter duo Dame Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling in “The Crimson Horror.” The actresses will also be playing a mother-daughter pair in the show with Rigg as Winifred Gillyflower and Stirling as Ada Gillyflower. This is not the first British family affair in show business, let […]

UK Indie Stars Line Up To Appear In New Film

The strange and grimy world of UK indie rock is finally getting the big screen treatment this year. And by the looks of things, it’s going to be a pretty star-studded affair (within the boundaries of, y’know, UK indie rock circles). Powder is the story of a group called the Grams, how they rise to […]

Keith Allen: “I Couldn’t Have Done What Lily Has Done”

Keith Allen, who plays the Sheriff on Robin Hood, gets candid about his kids, Lily and Alfie, in today’s Daily Telegraph: “I look at them and thank God they’ve got talent. I couldn’t have done what Lily has at her age… a miscarriage, splitting up with her boyfriend, and then going out and facing the […]

Alfie Allen vs. Daniel Radcliffe: The Equus Promo Shots

Links not safe for work: Alfie Allen, who is replacing Daniel Radcliffe in Equus, has done his shirtless stable-boy promo shots. For comparison’s sake, here’s Daniel’s shot. Notice the difference in each actor’s eyeline. Sadly, no frontals for Lily‘s little bro. Lame. Did a text message from Prince Harry‘s “secret admirer” cause Chelsy Davy to […]