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Jim Broadbent Loves His Flawed Character In The Sense Of An Ending

To play the lead role in the film adaptation of Booker Prize-winning novel The Sense of an Ending, Jim Broadbent says that going back to Julian Barnes' writing was the key. "Just how someone speaks...

Jim Broadbent Bemoans Lack Of Roles For Older Actors

Jim Broadbent has lamented the lack of on-screen roles for older actors.The 67-year-old star has claimed that fewer movies are being targeted at the older generation, meaning that actors such as himself are finding it...

Jim Broadbent Says The Sense Of An Ending Is About Complexity, Not Age

At 67 Jim Broadbent is also one of the few actors who plays his age on-screen. In the British drama The Sense of an Ending, he plays a retired man looking back at his life,...

Jim Broadbent Reveals Details About His 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Character

Veteran British actor Jim Broadbent has teased a few details about the “significant” character he will portray in the upcoming seventh season of ‘Game of Thrones’ – and it turns out that a great deal...

Michael Caine In Talks For Real-life London Heist Movie

The veteran actors will portray the real-life gang of elderly criminals who struck a safe deposit facility in Hatton Garden, London over the Easter holiday weekend in 2015, making off with a haul...

Hugh Grant And Brendan Gleeson Join Paddington 2

Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson have joined the cast of 'Paddington 2'.The 'Notting Hill' star and the Emmy Award-winning Irish actor have been added to the sequel to the 2014 children's film about Peruvian stowaway...

Angela Lansbury Not Heading To Game Of Thrones

Over the weekend (ends04Sep16), sources told German tabloid Bild the Murder, She Wrote star had been tapped to guest star in two episodes for the forthcoming seventh season of the hit fantasy drama....

Jim Broadbent Joins Cast Of 'Game Of Thrones' For Season 7

Veteran British actor Jim Broadbent has joined the cast of ‘Game of Thrones’ for its seventh series, in what is described as a “significant” role.The 67 year old actor, renowned for dozens of award-winning roles...

Jim Broadbent Heading To Game Of Thrones

Details of the Oscar winner's character are being kept under wraps, but his character is reportedly "significant", according to Entertainment Weekly. The penultimate seven-episode season of the hit fantasy drama is slated...

Michelle Dockery Cast In The Sense Of An Ending

Michelle Dockery has been cast as Jim Broadbent's daughter in 'The Sense Of An Ending'. The 'Downton Abbey' star will be joined by her co-stars, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter and Emily Mortimer, and the 'The...

Brenda Blethyn & Jim Broadbent To Play Raymond Briggs' Parents

The film adaptation of the bestseller will chronicle the half-century marriage of The Snowman author's parents from the late 1920s to the early 1970s. The animated film will debut on the BBC...

Bridget Jones' Baby Coming Soon

'Bridget Jones' Baby' is in ''aggressive development''.Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth are in final negotiations to return to the film series as the titular heroine and love interest Mark Darcy, while director Sharon Maguire -...

Gemma Jones Wants Next Bridget Jones Film To Hurry Up

Gemma Jones is worried she'll be on a Zimmer frame by the time the next 'Bridget Jones' movie is made. The 72-year-old actress - who plays Bridget's mum in 'Bridget Jones's Diary' and 'Bridget Jones:...

Jim Broadbent Lined Up For Teletubbies Reboot - Report

The Moulin Rouge! star is set to play the 'Voice Trumpet' which makes announcements in the beloved children's programme. A source tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "Teletubbies is a British institution and...

Iris Murdoch's Husband John Bayley Dies

British writer John Bayley, who was portrayed by Jim Broadbent in Oscar-winning movie Iris, has died aged 89.He passed away at his home on the Spanish island of Lanzarote on 12 January (15). No more...

Jim Broadbent Favours Christmas Pudding

Jim Broadbent prefers Christmas pudding over mince pies because ''there's more of it''.The actor - who stars in new festive-themed movie 'Get Santa' - enjoys Christmas because it gives him an excuse to indulge his...

Jim Broadbent: How To Play Santa Claus

Merry Christmas to all. It's probably the case that everyone has had to dress up as Santa Claus at least once in their life; stomping around the house, 'Ho Ho Ho'-ing and eating mince pies...

Jim Broadbent Proves Genius Casting For 'Get Santa'

Dopey Christmas movies are such a staple this time of year that it's actually rather shocking when one comes along that isn't stupid. Even if some critics struggle with the holiday-crime movie mashup, 'Get Santa'...

Paddington Bear Makes Debut In Funny New Trailer…Minus His Voice

Missing the lead actor in your movie four months before its release? No problem! As was evidently thought by director Paul King and the makers of the upcoming children's adaptation, Paddington. A new trailer has...

'Postman Pat: The Movie' Delivers A Cracking British Cast In A Starry New Adventure [Trailer]

The well-loved British children's programme, Postman Pat, is being turned into a new movie that will bring the stop motion techniques employed in the series into the 21st century with 3D animation. The show, which...

Ronan Keating To Sing In Postman Pat Movie

Ronan Keating will provide Postman Pat's singing voice in a new movie.The Boyzone singer has joined 'Postman Pat: The Movie', an upcoming film adaptation of the popular children's cartoon, and he admits he was a...

'Philomena' Actors Shortlisted For British Independent Film Awards

Philomena has been released in UK cinemas and is proving to be one of the British film events of the year as critics flock to praise Steve Coogan and Judi Dench's performances in this touching,...

Felicity Huffman Joins Big Game With Samuel L. Jackson

Felicity Huffman has joined the cast of Samuel L. Jackson's new action movie, 'Big Game'.The 'Desperate Housewives' actress and 'Alias' actor Victor Garber have joined the final weeks of the film's shoot in Bavaria, starring...

First Look At Samuel L. Jackson & Onni Tommila In Adventure 'Big Game' [Picture]

Big Game might just be one of the more original action films to emerge in recent years, when the President of the United States of America (Samuel L. Jackson) teams up with a young Oskari...

What Should You See Tonight, Machete Kills? The Fifth Estate? It's Le-weekend!

It’s Friday folks – your mundane, work-a-day week has come to an end, and now you’ve got a chance to spend the money you’ve earned on some form of entertainment, be it alcohol, video games,...

"Le Week-end" Is Warm, Honest And Clever And That's Just The Critics Talking

Le week-end is sweet, it’s quirky and it has its token dose of snark – the perfect combination to warm those chilly autumn nights. To top it all off, this Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan...

Jim Broadbent Wants More Roles For Women

Veteran British actor Jim Broadbent is calling on moviemakers to create more onscreen roles for women.Broadbent, who starred opposite Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher's husband Denis in The Iron Lady, insists he is happy to...

Colin Firth Will Put On His Wellies & Raincoat As He Lends His Voice To Paddington Bear

Colin Firth has agreed to play Paddington Bear in a re-boot of the famed Michael Bond books about a bear from Peru with a taste for marmalade. In the original Bond books, Paddington is found...

Jim Broadbent Joins Samuel L. Jackson In Big Game

Jim Broadbent and Ray Stevenson will join Samuel L. Jackson in 'Big Game'.'The Iron Lady' and 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' actors will co-star in the new action adventure movie which stars Jackson as the president of...

Living For 'Le Week-end' - Jim Broadbent And Lindsay Duncan Star [Trailer]

We’ve seen screen-legends combine to bring us the other side of a ‘coming of age’ story before - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel did it to some degree of success – and now we have...

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