Kenneth Branagh Wins Rave Reviews For New York Stage Debut

6th June 2014 -

 News

British thespian Kenneth Branagh is the new darling of the New York theatre scene after winning rave reviews for his "epic" and "breathtaking" stage debut in the Big Apple.The actor/director took his production of William...

Disney Reveal 'Cinderella' Live Action Reimagining: How Dark Will It Be? [Trailer]

15th May 2014 -

 News

Disney has revealed the first teaser trailer for the upcoming live action reimagining of the classic fairytale, Cinderella. Starring Lily James in the titular role, Cinderella is set for release in April 2015 and will...

Cinderella

15th May 2014 -

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Everyone is familiar with the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. Cinderella lives a mundane life doing whatever her evil step-mothers tell her to do, and all she dreams of is going to the ball and...

Tom Hiddleston: Fame is odd

12th February 2014 -

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Tom Hiddleston finds fame ''weird''.The 33-year-old actor wasn't prepared to be catapulted to the spotlight following his role as Loki in the 'Thor' and 'Avengers' movies and insists the new found attention caught him by...

'Wallander' Author Henning Mankell Reveals Advanced Stage Cancer

29th January 2014 -

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Henning Mankell has announced that he has cancer via an article in today's Göteborgs-Posten, a Swedish newspaper. The Swedish author, who is famous for his Inspector Kurt Wallander detective novels, described how he'd learned of...

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

23rd January 2014 -

 Movie Review

There's nothing very original in this spy thriller, but director Branagh gives the film a weighty sense of importance that at least makes it feel important. He can't make up for the flimsy plot or...

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Is A "Muffled" Reboot Of Tom Clancy's CIA Hero, Say Critics

15th January 2014 -

 News

As Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit prepares for release worldwide, the critics' reviews have been formed and filed and could determine whether many see the film or not this January. If you're a film fan who...

Kenneth Branagh Wants His Own Dog In Next Jack Ryan Film

14th January 2014 -

 News

Kenneth Branagh hopes the new Jack Ryan movie is a big hit so he can get his pet dog involved with the follow-up.The newly-knighted British star portrays Russian terrorist Viktor Cherevin in Jack Ryan: Shadow...

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit - International Trailer

15th October 2013 -

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Jack Ryan is a young office worker at CIA headquarters whose life turns upside down when his cosy desk job turns into a major physical operation. He's been able to hide his dangerous career from...

Chris Pine & Keira Knightley Head Star-Studded Cast In New Jack Ryan Film: Shadow Recruit [Trailer]

6th October 2013 -

 News

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is the fifth Jack Ryan film to be released since Tom Clancy's fictional CIA badass first made the leap to the big screen in Hunt For Red October 23 years ago....

Jack Ryan's Origins Explored In Adaptation of Tom Clancy's 'Shadow Recruit' [Trailer + Pictures]

4th October 2013 -

 News

The trailer for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit has been released; the first film in the series to bear simply the name of the character that has sewn all previous released together. The film takes on...

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

4th October 2013 -

 Video

Jack Ryan is a young CIA analyst who joined Intelligence hoping for a comfortable office job that he could easily cover up so that his wife Cathy, who he met three years ago, won't find...

Tom Clancy's Legacy Lives On In New Kenneth Branagh Movie, 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

3rd October 2013 -

 News

Talented spy author Tom Clancy died earlier this week, but his legacy lives on via his many novels, his video games and his movies, which are still being made. The 66 year-old novelist died in...

Cate Blanchett Will Debut As Film Director In Herman Koch's Epic 'The Dinner'

20th September 2013 -

 News

Cate Blanchett might've put on a jaw-dropping performance in her most recent film Blue Jasmine, but she's about to display a new talent as a budding film director in the upcoming adaptation of The Dinner.Perhaps...

Marion Cotillard Lined-Up For Lady MacBeth Role In Upcoming Film Adaption

22nd August 2013 -

 News

Marion Cotillard has been chosen to bring some Gallic glamour to one of Scotland's most malevolent (fictional) characters in the latest big screen adaption of William Shakespeare's MacBeth. The Oscar-winning actress is set to star...

Kenneth Branagh Takes it Too Far, Injuring Fellow Macbeth Cast Member

12th July 2013 -

 News

Oh Kenneth Branagh, you get so deep into your roles, you’ve forgotten what’s real and what’s acting! The 52-year-old actor managed to injure one of the cast of Macbeth in a choreographed fight scene, by...

Sir Kenneth Branagh Brings Manchester To A Standstill With 'Macbeth'

8th July 2013 -

 News

Sir Kenneth Branagh cemented his reputation as one of Britain's finest actors with a debut performance as Macbeth, at a 281-capacity deconsecrated church in Manchester for the city's international festival. The mud-bath stage ran the...

Idris Elba worried about 'terrible' US accent

26th June 2013 -

 News

Idris Elba worried about his ''terrible'' American accent.The 'Pacific Rim' actor was relieved to learn he could retain his British accent in the new Hollywood blockbuster directed by Guillmero del Toro, because he can't quite...

A Week In News: Tributes Paid To George Jones, Tyler The Creator Finds Controversy, Lily Collins Goes Zombie-Hunting

2nd May 2013 -

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Why Baby Why: The country music world lost a true legend in the shape of George Jones last week. The musician was dubbed No Show George for his unpredictability throughout his touring career though he...

The Slipper Fits! Lily James Snags Role As Disney's Cinderella: Who Is She?

1st May 2013 -

 News

The Downton Abbey actress Lily James has landed the role of Cinderella in Disney's live-action retelling of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy-tale, reports Variety. Kenneth Branagh will direct the project, based on a script by...

Lily James Chosen To Play Cinderella In New Disney Flick

30th April 2013 -

 News

Lily James, who found fame as Lady Rose MacClare in Downton Abbey, has been chosen by Disney to play Cinderella in their upcoming live-action reboot of the fairy tale. The English beauty has beaten off...

Alex Kingston Lands Lady Macbeth Role Alongside Kenneth Branagh

12th April 2013 -

 News

The actress Alex Kingston has been cast as Lady Macbeth, to star alongside Sir Kenneth Branagh in a new production of the Shakespearian tragedy. The new production of the play will be co-directed with the...

If Emma Watson Isn't Doing 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' Then Who Is?

18th March 2013 -

 News

Emma Watson is officially out of the running to play the submissive Anastasia Steele in Kelly Marcel's adaptation of the S&M novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' Watson - who, of course played Hermione Granger in...

Slipper Didn't Fit: Emma Watson Passes On Disney's 'Cinderella'

12th March 2013 -

 News

Emma Watson has weighed up the pros and cons of Kenneth Branagh's Walt Disney movie 'Cinderella' and determined that now is probably not the time to take another family friends kids movie.Last month, Variety's Marc...

Emma Thompson And Kenneth Branagh Among Mourners At Richard Briers Send-off

7th March 2013 -

 News

Emma Thompson, Sir Kenneth Branagh and Felicity Kendal were among the stars who gathered at a memorial service in London on Wednesday (06Mar13) to pay tribute to late British actor Richard Briers.Hundreds of friends and...

The Good Life: Legendary TV Actor Richard Briers Dies Aged 79

18th February 2013 -

 News

Legendary television actor Richard Briers, who played the enduring Tom in BBC comedy The Good Life, has died at the age of 79. The actor, who also starred in Ever Decreasing Circles, Monarch of the...

Floating Skulls At Their Ready: James McAvoy To Take On MacBeth In New West End Production

8th December 2012 -

 News

James McAvoy can add future King of Scotland to his resumé when he takes to the West End stage early next year for a new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth, run by director Jamie Lloyd.The updated...

Kenneth Branagh Honoured By The Queen: Thats SIR Kenneth Now

11th November 2012 -

 News

Kenneth Branagh was honoured by the Queen at Buckingham Palace earlier this week, receiving his knighthood from the royal following his awarding of the title during her birthday honours list in June this year.The actor,...

Kenneth Branagh Declares Knighthood As The Icing On The Cake To A Great Year

10th November 2012 -

 News

Yesterday (Nov 9), Kenneth Branagh was officially made Sir Kenneth Branagh, with the actor declaring the day to be the pinnacle of "one hell of a year."The actor, who first bowed before the Queen after...

Arise Sir Kenneth: Kenneth Branagh Knighted By The Queen At Buckingham Palace

9th November 2012 -

 News

Actor/writer/director and all round renaissance-man Kenneth Branagh received his knighthood today at Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II, having been told of his accolade following the announcement of Queen's birthday honours in June this year.Sir...

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