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Articles Tagged 'Paul Potts'

Susan Boyle Singing

Susan Boyle Biopic Moving Forward

Susan Boyle, the 2009 Winner of Britain’s Got Talent, won over the world with her blindsiding, unexpected voice and humbled demeanor. There’s been talk of a movie for a while but nothing concrete so far. The Scottish singer was at a press conference in London promoting her Christmas single, “O Come, All Ye Faithful”, and […]


WATCH: Alexandra Roach on the Paul Potts Biopic: ‘It’s a Love Story’

After having won recognition playing the young Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, Welsh actress Alexandra Roach has continued to get good roles and is now poised to make quite an impact in the forthcoming film One Chance in which she stars opposite James Corden. Corden portrays Paul Potts, the mobile phone salesman who became […]

James Corden, Paul Potts

James Corden on His Starring Role in ‘One Chance’

In many ways the forthcoming movie One Chance, which had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival this week, is a star vehicle for British actor James Corden. Corden, who was the toast of Broadway last year for his dynamic performance in the British import One Man, Two Guvnors, plays a British underdog who […]

James Corden in ‘One Chance’

LOOK: James Corden Is Paul Potts In ‘One Chance’

British cinema loves to make movies in which people from humble or working-class origins turn out to be gifted or artistic in some way. There’s the one about the miner’s boy who becomes a ballet dancer (Billy Elliot), the one about the miners who worry about their brass band while their industry collapses around them […]

Roundup: David Frankel to Direct Paul Potts Biopic

Three years ago, inspiring opera singer Paul Potts charmed the hearts of Britain's Got Talent with his stunning rendition of "Nessun dorma" from Puccini's Turandot. Judge Amanda Holden was brought to tears, while Simon Cowell called his performance "a breath of fresh air". Since winning the TV talent competition, the 40-year-old entertainer has become an […]

BoyleWatch: Paul Potts Sticks Up For Susan

Somebody’s got to stick up for Susan Boyle. The British tabloids are being unbelievably cruel to her, and Simon Cowell is even taking pops at her. So it’s refreshing that the winner of the first season of Britain’s Got Talent, opera singer Paul Potts (watch him perform), is defending Susan Boyle’s makeover: “I think she […]

Britain’s Got Talent: Is This Guy the New Paul Potts?

Simon Cowell‘s talent-search series, Britain’s Got Talent, has been back on the air in the UK for a few weeks. But no contestant this season has garnered as much attention as Paul Potts, the tubby opera singer who became an international phenomenon after his performance on the show turned up on YouTube. That is, until […]

Paul Potts Sweeps into America; Jamie Oliver Shrugs Off Terrorists

Fresh off his Britain’s Got Talent win, opera singer Paul Potts (a.k.a. Pavapotty) is already working on his American crossover, performing before the crowd at Rockefeller Plaza on The Today Show. Watch his interview with Meredith Viera and performance on YouTube or MSNBC. The man doesn’t even have an album out and, already, people are […]