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First Look: Karen Gillan Shares Photos From Her Assassin Thriller ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’

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We know and love Karen Gillan as Doctor Who‘s Amy Pond. She’s now stepping into a new role… that of a female assassin. You can look for Gillan in the forthcoming action-thriller Gunpowder Milkshake, which we first announced back in 2019. At that time, the details were a bit sparse, but now the description has […]

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Johnny Depp Asked to Resign From ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Franchise Following Libel Court Ruling

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(Photo: Getty Images) Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean) has been dismissed from his role as Gellert Grindewald in the Harry Potter spinoff series Fantastic Beasts. Fantastic Beasts 3, which is currently in production, will continue on and the role of Grindelwald will be recast. Depp joined the Fantastic Beasts franchise in 2016, starring in […]

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Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith, Sir Derek Jacobi, and Sir Kenneth Branagh to Unite for Charity Zoom Event

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This is not a drill: five of the U.K.’s most respected thesps are coming together this month for a charity Zoom event. Punningly titled “For One Knight Only,” the virtual event will see Sir Kenneth Branagh play host to what organizers describe as “a quatrain of theatrical Dames and Knights of the realm.” They are […]

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‘As Time Goes By’ Star Geoffrey Palmer Has Passed Away, Age 93

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(Geoffrey Palmer is pictured with his wife Sally and daughter Harriet. Photo: Getty Images) Geoffrey Palmer, film and TV actor, has passed away at the age of 93. He died peacefully in his sleep, according to BBC News.  He’s known for a number of roles, but his most popular may be As Time Goes By, […]

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10 Anglo Favorites Doing Shakespeare On-Screen: From Patrick Stewart and Helen Mirren to David Tennant

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(Photos: Getty Images) If you’ve ever studied Shakespeare, you may have sat in a classroom breaking down the scenes and sonnets themselves. And for some, watching adaptations of William Shakespeare‘s work can be intimidating, as while the lines may be in English, they are said in such a twisty turvy manner that it’s often difficult […]

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10 Things You Never Knew About Jack O’Connell

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After breaking through in searing British indie film This Is England and zeitgeist-grabbing TV series Skins, Jack O’Connell has established himself as one of the U.K.’s brightest young acting talents; his impressive performance in Angelina Jolie‘s war movie Unbroken even won him the BAFTA Rising Star Award. He’s since impressed in everything from Western miniseries […]

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Casting News: Colin Firth to Star in Comic Movie ‘New York Will Eat You Alive’

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(Photo: Getty Images) If you love Colin Firth‘s performances in the Kingsman movies, you’ll be intrigued to hear that he’s lined up another comic-book role. The Oscar-winning Brit has signed up to star in New York Will Eat You Alive, an action-comedy film based on the Chinese digital comic Zombie Brother, Deadline reports. Created by […]

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Casting News: Jeremy Irons to Star in Spy Thriller ‘Munich’

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(Photo: Getty Images) We just mentioned Jeremy Irons (Dead Ringers) last week, as he’s starring opposite Diane Keaton in the forthcoming comedy Love, Weddings & Other Disasters. And now here he is again, with another new casting. Irons is set to take the lead in the forthcoming spy thriller Munich, which you can look for […]

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Casting News: Hugh Laurie and Emilia Clarke to Voice Terry Pratchett Animated Movie ‘The Amazing Maurice’

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(Photo: Getty Images) Hugh Laurie and Emilia Clarke are to lead the voice cast in The Amazing Maurice, an animated movie based on a comic fantasy novel by the late Sir Terry Pratchett. David Thewlis, Gemma Arterton, Hugh Bonneville, and Himesh Patel have also been cast in the movie, which is being directed by Toby […]

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British Icon of the Week: Tilda Swinton, the Brilliant Actress Who’s Truly Like No Other

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The inimitable Tilda Swinton turns 60 Thursday, so we’re seizing the opportunity to make her our British Icon of the Week. Since she broke through in the mid-’80s, the Scottish actress has become known for her unique and sometimes unrecognizable performances, so here’s a reminder of 10 – but by no means all – of […]

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