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Articles Tagged 'Jason Isaacs'

Harry Potter Studio Tour: Gringotts Bank – VIP Preview

Casting News: Jason Isaacs Set to Star in Medical Drama ‘Good Sam’

You may know Jason Isaacs from the Harry Potter movies as Lucius Malfoy. Or, in more recent projects like the sci-fi series The OA (2016-2019). It’s just been confirmed that we’ll be getting more of him on American TV, with Isaacs signing on for the medical drama Good Sam, reports Deadline. Right now there are […]

Jason Isaacs attends the BAFTA 2017 film gala dinner on February 9, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.

‘Harry Potter’ Star Jason Isaacs: ‘Sometimes I Wish I Was More Famous’

Jason Isaacs is one of our favorite actors, with memorable roles in Harry Potter, The OA, Star Trek and now Death of Stalin, which opened Friday (March 9). Such success doesn’t necessarily translate into worldwide fame, however, something that hasn’t gone unnoticed by Jason himself. In a wide-ranging interview with The Guardian yesterday (March 11), he […]

Matt Smith, right, in his role in Party Animals.

Brit Binge: Five Political Dramas You Can View Online

BBC America aired the original House of Cards on February 17, 2013. Don’t worry if you missed it, it’s currently available on Netflix and on Blue-ray at the BBC Shop. Check out some other British political dramas you may enjoy: 1. Party Animals The series revolves around the staff of researchers and advisors working behind the scenes […]


Martin Freeman Feels Left Out

Martin Freeman is quite popular these days starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the critically acclaimed Sherlock; and, of course, he is Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming The Hobbit. Yet, he’s whinging about not making the cut for Harry Potter? Well, “whinging” might be a bit of a strong word. It seems he’s just jesting with the The […]

Five Fast-Rising British Bad Guys

Playing the hero may get you the girl, but playing the bad guy can be a whole lot more fun for an actor. Arguably, no one plays baddies in Hollywood blockbusters better than Brits. But as advancing years reduce the number of sneering, preening arch-villain roles still appropriate for Jeremy Irons, Alan Rickman and Anthony […]

Five Great American Things The British Improved

As discussed in our previous essay, Five Great American Things The British Ruined, having a good idea is one thing, executing it to the best of its potential is something else. Sometimes the originators/owners are not able to see what else can be done with the form. And that’s when the developers arrive, turning a […]

Pilot Season: Which British Actors Saw Their TV Shows Picked Up?

Jason Isaacs and Ioan Gruffudd made the cut. As did Robert Carlyle and Shelley Conn. But shows from Minnie Driver and Robin Hood actress Lucy Griffiths were not included when the broadcast networks announced their 2011-12 TV schedules at upfronts this week. And although NBC’s remake of Prime Suspect is moving forward, it will premiere […]

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