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Richard E Grant - 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show held at the Royal Chelsea Hospital. - London, United Kingdom - Monday 23rd May 2016

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Richard E Grant - People, Places and Things' - Press Night at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England. 23 March 2016. - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 23rd March 2016

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Richard E. Grant , Joan Washington - Jameson Empire Awards 2016 held at Grosvenor House Hotel - Arrivals at Jameson Empire Awards, Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 20th March 2016

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Richard E Grant , Joan Washington - The Empire Film Awards 2016 held at Grosvenor House Hotel - Arrivals at The Empire Film Awards, Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 20th March 2016

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Richard E Grant and Joan Washington

Richard E Grant , Joan Washington - Jameson Empire Film Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London at Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, Jameson Empire Film Awards, Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 20th March 2016

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Ofcom Rules That ITV's 'Jekyll And Hyde' Was 'Too Violent And Frightening' For Children


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Ofcom has ruled that UK broadcasting rules were broken by ITV, when it aired gory drama 'Jekyll And Hyde' at 6.30pm on a Sunday. The broadcasting regulator received 504 complaints after the series’ debut episode in October, with ITV also being contacted by almost 400 viewers.

Charlie Higson'Jekyll And Hyde' creator Charlie Higson.

“We found this programme broke our rules requiring children to be protected from unsuitable material by appropriate scheduling,” Ofcom concluded. “The cumulative effect of violent and frightening scenes made this programme – the first in the series – unsuitable for children when scheduled to start at 6.30pm on a Sunday, and without a clear warning before it started.”

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ITV Drama 'Jekyll And Hyde' Axed After One Series Following Complaints


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ITV drama ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ has been axed by after after just one series following hundreds of complaints from viewers. The show, which was created by Charlie Higson, premiered in October and immediately drew complaints thanks to its gory scenes.

Richard E Grant‘Jekyll And Hyde’ star Richard E. Grant.

The news was broken last night by Higson on twitter who wrote: ‘Sad day today as ITV announce they don’t want any more #JekyllandHyde It was a grand adventure while it lasted. We had some great stories lined up for series 2…Thanks for all the messages of support I’m moving on to other things.’

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ITV Cancels Tonight's Episode Of 'Jekyll And Hyde' Following Paris Attacks


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ITV has decided to cancel tonight’s scheduled episode of fantasy drama 'Jekyll and Hyde', following the devastating terrorist attack which took place in Paris on Friday. The show has previously faced criticism for its high level of violence and pre-watershed airtime of 7pm.

Charlie Higson‘Jekyll and Hyde’ writer Charlie Higson.

On twitter, writer Charlie Higson announced the news that the planned episode would not air this evening (November 15th). ‘Tonight’s episode of Jekyll & Hyde has been postponed in consideration of recent events in Paris,’ the writer tweeted.

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Too Gory For Teatime? ITV's 'Jekyll And Hyde' Draws 500 Complaints


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ITV’s new fantasy drama, 'Jekyll and Hyde’, which debuted on Sunday evening, has already run into controversy after amassing over 500 complaints. The complaints were due to the programme’s level of violence and gore which shocked many viewers watching in the 6.30pm time slot.

Richard E GrantRichard E. Grant stars 'Jekyll and Hyde' on ITV.

According to The Guardian, ITV said it received 280 complaints, while 263 people contacted broadcasting regulator Ofcom to voice their concerns. An ITV spokesperson commented that a warning was shown before the beginning of show “advising the parents of younger children they may find some scenes scary”.

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Essie Davis To Join Richard E. Grant In 'Game Of Thrones' Season Six


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Matrix actress Essie Davis has reportedly become the latest addition to ‘Game of Thrones’ season six cast. The Australian star has already been pictured on the set of the HBO drama which is currently filming its new season, set to air next year.

Essie DavisEssie Davis will play play a member of a travelling theatre troupe in ‘Game of Thrones’.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Davis will play a member of a traveling theatre troupe in Braavos who stages a play titled 'The Bloody Hand'. In the play-within-a-show, Davis will portray Cersei Lannister, a character which mocks debauchery of Lena Headey’s Queen Cersei and the world of Westeros, so we can all imagine how that will go down with the Queen.

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Has 'Game Of Thrones' Bagged Richard E. Grant For Regular Role?


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Interesting news for ‘Game Of Thrones’ fans as British acting veteran Richard E. Grant appears to have joined the cast for the upcoming sixth season.

The potential news was spotted as an unspecified role on Grant’s agency CV on Tuesday (September 8th) by entertainment website Watchers On The Wall, though the entry in question has since been deleted. However, no official announcement has yet been made, and the actor himself hasn’t made any mention of it on his Twitter feed.

Richard E GrantRichard E. Grant could be heading for 'Game of Thrones'

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Queen And Country Trailer


Basic training for the Korean War is tough on a group of young British cadets. It's specifically tough on Bill Rohan (Callum Turner), as their sergeant hates him. The only consoling factor is the trainee nurses school just outside of his basecamp. When he's not trying to woo the nurses in the town, he's sneaking over to their school to see the woman he has fallen in love with. But when the sergeant's prize clock is stolen, Rohan must do everything to save his best friend from court marshalling, catch the girl of his dreams, and prepare for war.

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Khumba Review


Very Good

When this South African animated adventure embraces its unique setting and characters, it's visually stunning and a lot of fun. But it also tries to force everything into a trite Hollywood formula, unnecessarily adding clunky songs, goofy comedy sidekicks and big action set-pieces. Still, there's enough fresh storytelling and lively humour to keep us engaged, and some spectacular animation too.

It's set in the Great Karoo desert, where a herd of zebras has fenced off its own watering hole. But as a drought sets in, bullied half-striped zebra Khumba (voiced by Jake T. Austin) becomes worried about the animals outside. When he hears about a mythical pond that can restore his stripes and supply water to everyone, he leaves his best pal Tombi (AnnaSophia Robb) to take an epic trek across the desert. Along the way he picks up a variety of goofy travelling companions, including a hyena (Steve Buscemi), buffalo (Loretta Devine) and ostrich (Richard E. Grant). But he's also hunted by the vicious half-blind leopard Phango (Liam Neeson), who blames Khumba for his own hot-tempered misfortunes.

The animators far surpass the simplistic script with imagery that takes the breath away, from expansive landscapes to cleverly designed characters. And as the wacky sidekicks continually try to push the film over into slapstick silliness, the startlingly violent Phango reminds us of the darker side of nature as well as some deeper African cultural issues. This mix sometimes feels jarring, but that works in the film's favour. As do some inspired comical gags involving, for instance, a nutty sheep (Catherine Tate), a gang of hilariously agreeable meerkats and a herd of dumb-jock springboks.

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America, Are You Ready For 'Dom Hemingway' And A Chubby, Naked Jude Law?


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In American memories of Jude Law are mainly fond. His inconsistent and often wooden performances just come across as English charm, while his good looks formed the base for a staggering career. But you can forget all that for Dom Hemingway, with the British actor piling on over 30 pounds to play the coked-up, larger than life safecracker.

Dom HemingwayThat's Jude Law's fanny

Question is: is America ready for a fat, ugly and naked Jude Law? The story sees Hemingway imprisoned for 12 years. Upon release, and feeling a sense of debt, the ex-con (less of the ex) decides to reclaim what is his for spending over a decade behind bars and keeping silent, so goes the code. 

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'Dom Hemingway': Jude Law Takes A Gritty Role In A Low-Budget Meathead Of A Movie [Trailer]


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US audiences will finally be able to clap eyes on the gritty British flick, Dom Hemingway, which stars Jude Law. The Richard Shepard-directed film sees the Alfie actor out of his comfort zone in this darkly funny crime drama, which hit cinemas in the UK last year. The usually smartly groomed and well-spoken English actor adopts an aggressive Cockney accent and a threatening swagger to play the titular hedonist and safe-cracker.

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Jude Law & Richard E. Grant Embrace Their Inner Tough Guys In 'Dom Hemingway.'

The film begins with Hemingway released after serving 12 years in prison and looking to get what is owed to him for over a decade of silence. He reteams with his former partner Dickie, played by Richard E. Grant, who has agreed to assist him in tracking down the money owed to him by his former boss Mr. Fontaine (Demian Bicher). Fontaine offers Dom a paltry sum in return for his silence, which is quickly drained after just one booze-fuelled bender.

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Queen And Country Trailer

Queen And Country Trailer

Basic training for the Korean War is tough on a group of young British cadets....

Khumba Movie Review

Khumba Movie Review

When this South African animated adventure embraces its unique setting and characters, it's visually stunning...

For No Good Reason Trailer

For No Good Reason Trailer

Ralph Steadman is a widely known cartoonist broadly considered one of the most fundamental artists...

Dom Hemingway Trailer

Dom Hemingway Trailer

Dom Hemingway is a rather adept safecracker with serious anger issues and an addiction to...

Dom Hemingway Movie Review

Dom Hemingway Movie Review

Definitely a film of two halves, this crime comedy kicks off with a spark of...

For No Good Reason Trailer

For No Good Reason Trailer

Often considered as one of the most important artists of contemporary culture, Ralph Steadman is...

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Khumba Trailer

Khumba Trailer

Khumba is a young zebra who was born missing half of his stripes. Following his...

Dom Hemingway Trailer

Dom Hemingway Trailer

Dom Hemingway has recently completed a 12-year stint in prison for his criminal exploits as...

The Iron Lady Movie Review

The Iron Lady Movie Review

A fairly straightforward character portrait without any real analysis or message, this biopic succeeds because...

How to Stop Being a Loser Movie Review

How to Stop Being a Loser Movie Review

This British rom-com has enough energy to keep us watching even though it's not particularly...

First Night Trailer

First Night Trailer

Adam is a wealthy businessman and an amateur opera singer who aspires to a more...

Horrid Henry: The Movie Movie Review

Horrid Henry: The Movie Movie Review

Based on the books and animated TV series, this far-too-childish 3D comedy is pretty painful...

Horrid Henry: The Movie Trailer

Horrid Henry: The Movie Trailer

Henry's never meant to be horrid, but that's just what all the adults (and some...

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Cuckoo Trailer

Penny is a young medical researcher who works in a lab with her boss Professor...

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