Director Tom Hooper had already herded Taylor Swift, Sir Ian McKellen, James Corden and Jennifer Hudson for the film adaptation, and now he’s added the greatness of Idris Elba and Judi Dench to the litter.
With six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, and two Critics’ Choice Awards to go along with two Oscar nominations, four BAFTA nominations and five Emmy Award nominations, who better to hold court with Ricky Gervais […]
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus as filming has begun on the long-awaited Downton Abbey movie. A roster of stars have been added to the returning upstairs and downstairs residents of Downton as Harry Potter’s Imelda Staunton, Sherlock Holmes‘ Geraldine James and The Thick of It‘s David Haig are among those who have signed-up. Also joining the cast […]
What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable Oscars, Tonys, Emmys, and BAFTAs between them. They are also longtime […]
A Place to Call Home, Australia’s most-loved drama series, a longtime staple of public television station schedules and currently available exclusively on streaming service, Acorn TV, is coming to an end after 6 series. Unfortunately, it’s a day that we all knew was going to come someday but, in the back of our minds, one […]