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Ben Whishaw Lands Starring Role in BBC Thriller 'London Spy'

19th September 2014 -

 News

Ben Whishaw, the British actor who played Q in Skyfall and who portray the late Freddie Mercury in a forthcoming biopic, has been last in the lead role of forthcoming BBC thriller London Spy. Whishaw...

Lilting

8th August 2014 -

 Movie Review

With his first feature, British filmmaker Hong Khaou tells a beautifully balanced story that somehow manages to be hugely emotional without ever tipping over into sentimentality. It's a remarkable little drama with bracingly strong performances...

Ben Whishaw Named As Colin Firth's Replacement As Voice Of 'Paddington'

19th July 2014 -

 News

Ben Whishaw, who starred in James Bond's 'Skyfall,' has been cast as the new voice of 'Paddington.'The 33 year-old actor replaced fellow Brit Colin Firth, who dropped out of the project just last month.Confirmation came...

'12 Years A Slave' Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Set For Bond Villain Role

7th April 2014 -

 News

The Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor, is likely to become the next James Bond villain, according to Variety. The trade magazine says the British star is the top name on producers'...

Is This A Celebrity Which I See Before Me? Hollywood Actors Who Have Tackled Shakespeare Roles

25th March 2014 -

 News

There’s no better way of proving that you are a true artiste than taking on a challenging Shakespearean role. Not content with raking in millions of dollars from their blockbuster movies, these famous actors and...

Will The Freddie Mercury Biopic Ever Make It To The Big Screen?

18th March 2014 -

 News

Will the Freddie Mercury biopic ever sail into smooth waters and make it onto the big screen? At the moment, it just seems to be one obstacle after another when the project, originally intended for...

Freddie Mercury BioPic parts ways with Dexter Fletcher

14th March 2014 -

 News

Director Dexter Fletcher has walked out on Sony's Freddy Mercury movie, meaning it's back to the drawing board for a project that has already suffered numerous setbacks. Fletcher, who landed the gig after his work...

The Zero Theorem: Is Terry Gilliam Back to 'Twelve Monkeys' Form?

7th March 2014 -

 News

With his latest film The Zero Theorem, Terry Gilliam returns to the ramshackle future he first visited in his now-classic 1985 film Brazil and then again in 1995's Twelve Monkeys.Ben Whishaw in 'The Zero Theorem'Known...

'The Zero Theorem': Terry Gilliam Trapped In His Own Fantasy? [Trailer + Pictures]

6th March 2014 -

 News

Terry Gilliam's latest effort The Zero Theorem follows a computer hacker and his ultimate goal to discover the reason for human existence. A shadowy organisation known only as The Management are keen to interrupt his...

The Zero Theorem

6th March 2014 -

 Movie Review

Lively and imaginative, this raucous adventure-drama recaptures the ramshackle futurism of director Terry Gilliam's 1985 masterpiece Brazil, throwing a lonely guy into a series of events that get increasingly surreal. And while we never lose...

The Zero Theorem

6th March 2014 -

 Video

In a flamboyant, futuristic universe, Qohen Leth works as a computer hacker desperate to uncover the meaning of life. He appears to suffer from a range of conflicting phobias and his eccentricity forces him to...

Teenage

23rd January 2014 -

 Movie Review

Part documentary and part film essay, this movie mixes fact and fiction to explore the concept of the teenager, which didn't exist before World War II. It's fascinating to learn how the idea emerged, and...

John Deacon Rules Out Any Involvement In Freddie Mercury Biopic

17th December 2013 -

 News

Former Queen bassist John Deacon is apparently having nothing to do with the upcoming biopic of the group's late singer Freddie Mercury as he continues to maintain his exile from the surviving group member's work...

Tonight Matthew, I'm going to be Freddy Mercury - Ben Whishaw

10th December 2013 -

 News

Remember Stars in Their Eyes? That was good wasn’t it, and while it may have provided an incredibly cheap platform on which to build this story – surrounding Ben Whishaw’s upcoming turn as Freddie Mercury...

Jude Law as 'Henry V' is (Probably) The Best Acting Performance of 2013

5th December 2013 -

 News

The latest stage version of William Shakespeare's historic epic Henry V is currently playing to packed-out audiences at the Noel Coward Theatre on London's West End, with critics being particularly taken by lead man Jude...

A Week In News: Jamie Dornan To '50 Shades' Rescue, A Royal Baptism & Pearl Jam Rock To Top Of Charts

25th October 2013 -

 News

'Fifty Shades' Saved: The movie adaptation of the bestselling erotic trilogy has been beset by issues, not least the walk-out of frontman Charlie Hunnam. After plenty of speculation in the media, Irish The Fall actor...

Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen "Distracting" In Freddie Mercury Biopic

22nd October 2013 -

 News

Brian May has opened up about Sacha Baron Cohen's departure from the planned Freddie Mercury biopic, which it seems is almost certainly going to be a sugar-coated love letter to the late Queen singer.Cohen walked...

Ben Whishaw Lands Freddie Mercury Role, Replaces Sacha Baron Cohen

21st October 2013 -

 News

Actor Ben Whishaw has reportedly stepped in to play legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after the recent departure of Sacha Baron Cohen. The 33 year-old Skyfall actor has landed the role in the upcoming biopic...

Brian May Explains Why Sasha Baron Cohen Was Wrong For Freddie Mercury Biopic

20th October 2013 -

 News

The planned biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's life has been in discussion for three years now, with comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen in line to star as the late singer since the very beginning...

Ben Whishaw Targeted For Freddy Mercury Role But What Happened To Sasha Baron Cohen?

20th October 2013 -

 News

The biopic of Queen frontman Freddy Mercury is now targeting British actor, Ben Whishaw for the lead role.'Ali G' star, Sasha Baron Cohen, was closely attached to the film since it was announced back in...

Ben Wheatley to Usher in Peter Capaldi's Dr Who Generation With First 2 Eps

14th October 2013 -

 News

Ben Wheatley has been handed the enviable task of helming the first two episodes of the new Dr. Who series, which will feature a new Timelord in the shape of Peter Capaldi, who was unveiled...

Hollywood Is "Behind The Curve" When It Comes to Gay Characters, GLAAD Announce

21st August 2013 -

 News

When it comes to representing the gay community via popular characters, TV is way ahead of film, according to GLAAD, who have released a rather interesting studio ranking, based on leading homosexual characters in movies.The...

'The Hollow Crown': Shakespeare 4-Play Miniseries Out Soon On DVD

9th August 2013 -

 News

Shown last summer on BBC2, the spectacular, four-part, historical drama series, The Hollow Crown will be available to buy on DVD and to digitally download at the end of this month. The episodes began being...

The Hollow Crown

8th August 2013 -

 Video

The first episode of this series is 'Richard II' detailing the life of the King between 1398 and 1400; his greed, his severity in regards to his subjects and his eventual overthrow by his cousin...

Ben Whishaw Confirms He Is Gay. And Married. So There.

5th August 2013 -

 News

Ben Whishaw, the British actor who began his role as gadget guru Q in the latest James Bond movie Skyfall, has confirmed he is gay and married to boyfriend Mark Bradshaw. Whishaw, 32, tied the...

The New Dr Who Will Be Revealed This Sunday, But Who Will It Be?

3rd August 2013 -

 News

With Matt Smith's time as the Universe's most famous time altering, Tardis-flying hero, Doctor Who, coming to an end, we've all been scratching our heads over the prospect of his potential successor. Could it be...

Peter Capaldi To Be Announced As 'Doctor Who' In Special Live Show?

2nd August 2013 -

 News

The new Doctor Who will be revealed in a special live show on Sunday (August 4, 2013) with 'The Thick of It' star Peter Capaldi the clear favourite with the bookmakers.According to the BBC, the...

Rupert Grint To Make West End Debut Alongside Ben Whishaw

26th July 2013 -

 News

Rupert Grint, AKA Ron Weasley, will be putting his Potter days behind him as he makes his stage debut on the West End. The prestigious theatre circuit will be a baptism of fire for the...

Calling All Timelords! Doctor Who Audition Script Released By Steven Moffat

25th July 2013 -

 News

Ever fancied yourself behind the controls to the TARDIS? This could be your chance: the audition script used by the BBC on the hunt for a new timelord has been published in Doctor Who magazine,...

Ben Daniels Is New Favourite For 'Doctor Who' Job: Could He Be The One?

12th July 2013 -

 News

Ben Daniels is the latest name to become the favourite to inherit the role of Doctor Who in the long-running BBC series. Very soon there'll be very few British male actors who haven't been rumoured...

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Bright Star is one of the best dramas I've seen all year! The cast was amazing, and the music haunting. Here's a great interview I found with Ben Whishaw talking about what it was like working with Abbie Cornish. You can find it here: clipser.com/watch_video/1375847Jane Campion is truly one of the most influential female voices in film today, and I don't think anyone else could have captured the essence of Keats' story like her!

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