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  • Forget 'Philomena' � 'Alan Partridge' is Steve Coogan's greatest creation

    Steve Coogan may have copped Oscar nominations for writing and producing "Philomena," a film that offered Judi Dench another shot at an acting Oscar and Coogan a chance to re-invent himself as an actor. But the reason Coogan's always needed reinventing...
  • Endemol Buys 'The Fall' Producer Artists Studio

    LONDON -- Endemol has acquired TV drama production company Artists Studio, which produces Gillian Anderson starrer "The Fall." "The Fall," which also toplines Jamie Dornan ("Fifty Shades of Grey") and is created and written by Alan Cubitt, is BBC Two'...
  • Peaches Geldof found dead at home; Bob Geldof's daughter was 25

    Peaches Geldof, daughter of musician Bob Geldof, has died. The socialite, model, TV presenter and writer was 25. The rep for the former Boomtown Rats vocalist and Live Aid/Band Aid founder spoke with the Associated Press on Monday, confirming the death....
  • '12 Years a Slave' Backer Channel 4 Pledges Continued Support for Indie Filmmaking

    LONDON - Speaking to Variety, David Abraham, chief executive of U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, has reaffirmed the network's support for independent British filmmaking following news that Tessa Ross, controller of film and drama, is to leave in September....
  • Hugh Jackman Brings 'Wolverine: The Musical' Spoof to Life (VIDEO)

    What do you get when you cross "Les Miserables" and "X-Men?" Apparently, "Wolverine: The Musical." That's what was introduced to the world when Hugh Jackman visited BBC Radio's Matt Edmondson Show Saturday and was handed joke lyrics, sent to the tune...
  • Top Gear up for possible airing in North Korea?

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, TV/Movies Top Gear has a habit of poking fun at, um, everyone. Considering that, we find the idea that "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-un is thinking about allowing the world's greatest motoring show onto the ultra-censored screens...
  • Hulu Head of Original Series Charlotte Koh Departs

    Charlotte Koh, head of development for Hulu's original series responsible for series including "Deadbeat" and Seth Meyers' "The Awesomes," is leaving the company after three years. "We thank Charlotte for her amazing contributions over the past three...
  • 'Orphan Black' Releases Season 2 Character Posters

    BBC America's "Orphan Black" has released new character posters for the upcoming second season, providing a little more insight into what's to come. The season two premiere will kick off with Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) on the run and pursued by deadly...
  • MipTV: BBC Worldwide and Newen Team On French Makeover of 'Last Tango In Halifax'

    CANNES- BBC Worldwide is joining forces with Fabrice Larue's Paris-based media group Newen to produce the Gallic makeover of "Last Tango in Halifax," the hit BBC One romantic comedy series. The U.K. drama, created by Sally Wainwright and produced by RED,...
  • Peaches Geldof: Celebs react, autopsy set in 'nonsuspicious' death

    Peaches Geldof: Celebs react, autopsy set in 'nonsuspicious' death
    The day after Peaches Geldof's death, authorities are searching in and around the house where the model, writer and socialite was found, with an autopsy scheduled for Wednesday.  After the autopsy, the coroner will open an investigation and decide...
  • Ace Cafe plans to roar into downtown Orlando

    Ace Cafe plans to roar into downtown Orlando
    Ace Cafe, a British hub for vintage-motorcycle and custom-car events, plans to open its first U.S. complex in downtown Orlando within a year. Owners of the Ace brand, with its "petrol and speed" cult following, have signed a long-term lease for...