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Actor Sir Patrick Stewart speaks onstage during The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California.

Sir Ian McKellen, David Tennant and Dame Harriet Walter Pay Tribute to Sir Patrick Stewart Ahead of His 80th Birthday

Believe it or not, the great Sir Patrick Stewart will celebrate his 80th birthday Monday (July 13). Famous friends and co-stars, including Sir Ian McKellen, David Tennant, and Killing Eve‘s Dame Harriet Walter, have marked this milestone birthday by paying tribute to the much-loved actor in British newspaper The Guardian. Tennant, who starred opposite Stewart […]

Jodie Comer

Casting News: Jodie Comer, Martin Freeman, and Lesley Manville to Star in Remake of Alan Bennett’s ‘Talking Heads’

Jodie Comer, Martin Freeman, and Lesley Manville have signed up to star in remakes of Alan Bennett‘s classic Talking Heads TV monologues. Imelda Staunton, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Comer’s Killing Eve co-star Dame Harriet Walter have also been cast in remakes of Bennett’s award-winning monologues, which originally aired in 1988 and 1998 with actors including […]

Dame Harriet Walter

‘Killing Eve’ Star Dame Harriet Walter Says She’s Up for Playing a Bond Villain

New Killing Eve star Dame Harriet Walter has revealed she’s definitely up for playing a Bond villain. Walter, who’s currently portraying Dasha, a Russian athlete-turned-spy who once trained and mentored Jodie Comer‘s Villanelle, drew comparisons between playful villains in the 007 franchise and the “fantastical” dark comedy of Killing Eve. After saying the idea of […]

Tamsin Greig

‘Belgravia’, New Period Drama from ‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Julian Fellowes, Announces Cast

If you’re still suffering from Downton Abbey withdrawal symptoms, the upcoming spin-off movie may not be the only remedy. Shooting started yesterday (April 10) on Belgravia, a new six-part period drama from the writer-creator and production company behind Downton, Julian Fellowes and Carnival Films. With filming underway, the limited series – which will air on […]

Richard E. Grant and Anna Chancellor

Richard E. Grant and Anna Chancellor Join the Cast of ‘Downton Abbey’

Carnival Films and ITV announced that season five of Downton Abbey will be seeing some new and familiar faces. Joining the cast for the upcoming season are Richard E. Grant (Doctor Who), Anna Chancellor (Fleming, The Hour) and Rade Sherbedgia (Eyes Wide Shut). Grant joins the cast as Simon Bricker, a guest of the Granthams who is visiting Downton Abbey. Chancellor […]

Gary Carr

Who Is Jazzing Up ‘Downton Abbey’ For Season Four?

Changes are afoot in Downton Abbey. With the show’s creator Julian Fellowes pledging to, as he put it “widen the show ethnically,” new storylines are being written about the arrival of jazz in 1920’s Britain, and with it, some fairly frank discussions around race relations. Which means we’ll be seeing our first black character – a […]