Benedict Cumberbatch to team up with director Colin Trevorrow for War Magician

Benedict Cumberbatch to team up with director Colin Trevorrow for War Magician

The movie will chronicle the wild story of Jasper Maskelyne, a British illusionist who used magic to defeat German general and military theorist Erwin Rommel in World War II.

Two Weeks To Live trailer: Maisie Williams on a revenge spree in HBO Max limited series

Two Weeks To Live trailer: Maisie Williams on a revenge spree in HBO Max limited series

HBO Max has acquired British dark comedy Two Weeks To Live, starring Game of Thrones alumna Maisie Williams and Fleabag’s Sian Clifford, which is currently airing on Sky in the UK.

Perfume brand apologises to John Boyega for cutting him out of Chinese ad, calls it a 'misstep'

Perfume brand apologises to John Boyega for cutting him out of Chinese ad, calls it a 'misstep'

British perfume brand Jo Malone has apologized to Black actor John Boyega of Star Wars fame after cutting him out of the Chinese version of a cologne commercial he helped create.

Empire Podcast #418 Part 1: David Thewlis, Richard Armitage

Empire Podcast #418 Part 1: David Thewlis, Richard Armitage

In this, Parte The Firste, Chris Hewitt chats to British actors David Thewlis and Richard Armitage (both of whom have their own microphones, throwing down the gauntlet to other thesps everywhere) about, respectively, Atom Egoyan 's Guest Of Honour and new audiobook, The Chekhov Collection Of Short Stories.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Jim Carrey's new artwork portrays Donald Trump, Boris Johnson as ghost twins from The Shining

Coronavirus Outbreak: Jim Carrey's new artwork portrays Donald Trump, Boris Johnson as ghost twins from The Shining

In his latest painting, Hollywood star Jim Carrey has projected US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the infamous ghost twins from horror classic The Shining , over their poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Alastair Sim’s School for Laughter: 4 Classic Comedies [Blu-Ray]

Alastair Sim’s School for Laughter: 4 Classic Comedies [Blu-Ray]

The features for “Hue and Cry” includes a six minutes Interview with Steve Chibnall, the production from the Professor of British Cinema at De Monfort University, who offers some background on the film.

‘The Trip to Greece’ Trailer: Old Friends Reunite for One Last Culinary Voyage

‘The Trip to Greece’ Trailer: Old Friends Reunite for One Last Culinary Voyage

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon follow in Odysseus’ footsteps in fourth installment of director Michael Winterbottom’s travelogue series.Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reunite for another sojourn through Europe in The Trip to Greece , the fourth installment in the British actors’ culinary and comedic travelogue series.

Honor Blackman, James Bond’s Pussy Galore, Dead at 94

Honor Blackman, James Bond’s Pussy Galore, Dead at 94

Honor Blackman, the British actress best known for portraying the James Bond girl Pussy Galore in 1964’s Goldfinger , has died.

Yola Set to Play Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’

Yola Set to Play Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’

Yola Set to Play Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’.British Americana singer Yola will play Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Luhrmann ’s upcoming musical film Elvis , her team has confirmed to Rolling Stone.

Greed: World Exclusive Clip Of Steve Coogan In Michael Winterbottom's Satire

Greed: World Exclusive Clip Of Steve Coogan In Michael Winterbottom's Satire

Greed tells the story of self-made British billionaire Sir Richard McCreadie (loosely, or perhaps not so loosely, based on controversial retail magnate Sir Phillip Green), whose business empire is in crisis.

Screenwriter-Playwright Charles Wood, Known for ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade,’ ‘Iris,’ Dies

Screenwriter-Playwright Charles Wood, Known for ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade,’ ‘Iris,’ Dies

British screenwriter and playwright Charles Wood , known for such productions as “The Charge of the Light Brigade,” “Tumbledown” and “Iris,” has died at the age of 87.Wood and Eyre were BAFTA nominated for adapted screenplay.

1917 Triumphs At The 2020 BAFTA Film Awards

1917 Triumphs At The 2020 BAFTA Film Awards

1917 was the big winner on the night, taking home seven (including Best Film and Best British Film, plus Sam Mendes as Director), ahead of Joker with three (Joaquin Phoenix once again dominating the Leading Actor category).

Sam Mendes' 1917, for all its horrors, is casual entertainment, its mood at odds with his melancholy oeuvre

Sam Mendes' 1917, for all its horrors, is casual entertainment, its mood at odds with his melancholy oeuvre

In other words, a dead German in a World War I film should be as tragic as a dead Britisher, but that is a convention Mendes disregards.

“The Iron Lady,” “Suffragette” Writer Abi Morgan Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

“The Iron Lady,” “Suffragette” Writer Abi Morgan Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The 51-year-old British writer shared news of her diagnosis during a screening of the second season premiere of BBC One and Sundance TV drama “The Split,” which is produced by “Chernobyl” outfit Sister Pictures and Little Chick.

Monty Python’s Terry Jones Dies Aged 77

Monty Python’s Terry Jones Dies Aged 77

Movies:Monty Python's Life Of Brian Monty Python and the Holy Grail Monty Python’s The Meaning Of Life Labyrinth Wind In The Willows Absolutely Anything Actors:Terry Jones Michael Palin John Cleese Terry Gilliam Eric Idle Terry Jones, member of the legendary British comedy troupe Monty Python, has passed away at the age of 77.

Empire’s World Exclusive No Time To Die Covers Revealed

Empire’s World Exclusive No Time To Die Covers Revealed

Movies:No Time To Die Actors:Daniel Craig Cary Fukunaga Barbara Broccoli Rami Malek Lashana Lynch There are few characters in popular culture more iconic than James Bond – the British secret agent who’s endured on the big screen for nearly six decades.

‘1917’ Review: War Is Hell, One Shot at a Time

‘1917’ Review: War Is Hell, One Shot at a Time

In the first shot of this groundbreaking World War I film, two young British soldiers — lance corporals Schofield (George MacKay) and Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) — are caught napping in a field.

‘The Aeronauts’: Ballooning Biopic Goes Up, Up and Away From the Facts

‘The Aeronauts’: Ballooning Biopic Goes Up, Up and Away From the Facts

Redmayne plays real-life British meteorologist James Glaisher, who thinks he can defy the skeptics and advance his research in weather by going up, up and away in a hot-air balloon.

1917 Review

1917 Review

On 6 April 1917 — three years into World War I – two young British soldiers in northern France, Schofield (George MacKay) and Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman), are tasked with delivering a life-saving message to a distant battalion.

James Bond's No Time To Die Needs A Theme Song, And One British Singer Wants That 'Dream' Job

James Bond's No Time To Die Needs A Theme Song, And One British Singer Wants That 'Dream' Job

James Bond's No Time To Die Needs A Theme Song, And One British Singer Wants That 'Dream' Job. Written By Katherine Webb.But so do the theme songs written for each Bond film -- and one British singer thinks that taking on that task for No Time to Die "would be a dream come true.".

Survivorz (2017)

Survivorz (2017)

You’d assume James would eventually slow the pacing to explore his characters, but there’s almost nothing of substance, especially the budding romance between the British waitress and American tourist Jim. There’s nothing wrong with a zombie action movie but there just isn’t anyone here that feels like an actual character, thus it’s tough to root for anyone or mourn when someone dies.

Ben Wheatley Directing Tomb Raider 2 With Alicia Vikander

Ben Wheatley Directing Tomb Raider 2 With Alicia Vikander

Now, following news earlier this year that a second instalment has indeed been greenlit, comes some surprising news – according to Deadline, Tomb Raider 2 will be helmed by none other than acclaimed British director Ben Wheatley – the man behind Kill List , Sightseers , Free Fire and more.

Keira Knightley’s Latest Period Piece Takes Us All The Way Back To 2003

Keira Knightley’s Latest Period Piece Takes Us All The Way Back To 2003

Official Secrets tells the true story of Katharine Gun (Knightley), a British whistleblower, who, at just 29 years old, leaked a controversial memo about an illegal NSA-sponsored operation designed to blackmail UN Security Council members into voting in favor of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Inna De Yard Review

Inna De Yard Review

British filmmaker Peter Webber follows a group of pioneering reggae musicians as they gather on a Kingston hilltop for an open-air recording session called ‘Inna De Yard’, each reflecting on their personal history and the various struggles that informed their music.

The Nightingale Review

The Nightingale Review

Set during the colonial period, the time when the British began claiming every piece of land they could from any alien outsider they came across — in this case, in the midst of “The Black War” — the story follows an Irish convict named Clare who has served more than just her sentence under the hands of her master, Lieutenant Hawkins.

Watch Soldiers Fight Time to Keep Troops Alive in Trailer for World War I Drama ‘1917’

Watch Soldiers Fight Time to Keep Troops Alive in Trailer for World War I Drama ‘1917’

Sam Mendes’ new film stars George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch. Two British soldiers are tasked with carrying a fateful message across enemy lines to an imperiled battalion in the chilling new trailer for Sam Mendes ’ World War I film, 1917 .

The True Crime In Netflix's Murder Mystery Is How Boring It Is

The True Crime In Netflix's Murder Mystery Is How Boring It Is

This feels like a movie from another era, where finding Japanese Claritin in the back of a limo would surely be a sign that the person with a Japanese name but a firmly upper crust British accent was in on the crime.

Actor Freddie Jones Dies Aged 91

Actor Freddie Jones Dies Aged 91

Movies:Elephant Man, The Dune Wild At Heart The British actor Freddie Jones, whose film and television credits number in the hundreds, has died after a short illness, aged 91.

These Were The Two Most Complained About Movies Of 2018?

These Were The Two Most Complained About Movies Of 2018?

Viewers felt the movie should've earned an 18 certificate -- basically an R rating -- due to "elements of violence and sexual violence in the film," per Digital Spy. Apparently the British Board of Film Classification defended the decision by saying the "correct changes" to Red Sparrow scenes were made in post-production to allow a 15 certificate.

The Bootleg Files: Are You Being Served? (Australia)

The Bootleg Files: Are You Being Served? (Australia)

From there, the Australian “Are You Being Served?” most retreads the episodes from the British original’s seventh season, when the Mr. Goldberg character was part of the cast.

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