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British Icon of the Week: Delia Smith, the Doyenne of U.K. Cookery

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Beloved TV cook Delia Smith celebrates her 80th birthday Friday (June 18), so we’re wishing her many happy returns by making her our British Icon of the Week. Here are just 10 of the things we admire and appreciate about a woman who’s become a true U.K. institution. 1. She’s taught generations of Brits how […]

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Emily Watson and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Get Romantical in Period Drama ‘Late In Summer’

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(Photos: Getty Images) We just recently saw Emily Watson take the lead in AMC+’s three-part miniseries Too Close. And, it is quite the role, with her portraying a forensic psychologist, working with a troubled woman who drove her car into the river. Watson has just signed on for a new project, starring opposite Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje […]

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‘Loki’s Tom Hiddleston Takes on a New Superhero Project… Reading a Bedtime Story

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(Photo: Getty Images) Tom Hiddleston has signed up to read a superhero-themed bedtime story on the BBC’s channel for preschoolers, CBeebies. According to Deadline, the Loki actor will read the story Supertato by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. Fittingly enough given Hiddleston’s Marvel connections, it follows a battle of wills between a superhero potato and […]

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Casting News: Kristen Wiig Takes On a Complex Role in Killer-Thriller ‘The Husbands’

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(Photo: Getty Images) We recently saw Kristen Wiig as a baddie in 2020’s Wonder Woman: 1984, opposite Gal Gadot in the title role. Wiig’s character, Barbara Minevera/Cheetah, isn’t all villain, maybe more like misunderstood and desperate to fit in. Speeding up to now, Wiig has a new role lined up, signed on to star in […]

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Luke Evans to Reprise his ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Role for Prequel TV Series

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(Photo: Getty Images) Luke Evans starred as the dastardly Gaston in 2017’s Beauty and the Beast, opposite Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in the title roles. We also saw Josh Gad pop up, as Gaston’s bestie LeFou. Evans and Gad will be reuniting, sans Beauty and Beast, for a prequel story, told over an eight-part […]

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10 Great Actors Who Narrated Nature Documentaries: From Benedict Cumberbatch to Sandra Oh

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(Photos: Getty Images) Often when you’re a few minutes into a wildlife documentary, you think “hmm, that voice sounds familiar.” That may even be the case with BBC America’s new Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty, narrated by Anglo fave Bill Nighy. Here’s a helpful guide to 10 other beloved actors who’ve narrated acclaimed nature […]

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Dame Barbara Windsor’s Iconic ‘Carry on Camping’ Bikini Sells for $13,400 at Charity Auction

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(Photo: Getty Images) The iconic bikini worn by Dame Barbara Windsor in the classic British comedy film Carry On Camping has sold for £9,500 ($13,400) at auction. According to the BBC, the famous two-piece swimsuit was purchased by an American buyer following a bidding war conducted online and over the phone. The vendor is donating […]

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Casting News: Rachel Weisz and Colin Farrell Teaming Up for ‘Love Child’

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(Photos: Getty Images) Rachel Weisz and Colin Farrell starred opposite each other in 2015’s The Lobster, which was nominated for an Oscar in 2017. These two have now signed on for another project, taking the leads in Love Child, reports Deadline. Love Child is inspired by the Oedipus complex, where a child seeks the attention […]

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Gerard Butler’s Disaster Movie ‘Greenland’ is Getting a Sequel

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(Photo: Getty Images) Gerard Butler stars in this year’s Greenland, available on VOD, where we see a comet heading to Earth that will wipe out the population where it lands… and beyond. It’s just been announced that the movie will be getting a sequel, called Greenland: Migration, reports Empire Online. That in itself is a […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Loki Who?

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Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a stuffed portfolio of astonishing Whovian fan creativity taken from the past seven days across the internet and social media. And we begin this week with something that feels like a fan mashup that has become reality. The Marvel Studios series Loki has been released, and fans […]

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