Archive for the ‘Drama’ Category

Benedict Cumberbatch for Doctor Strange? He plays a better Beyonce! (VIDEO)

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It’s the rumour everyone has been talking about since the dawn of time, will Benedict Cumberbatch ever play a superhero?

Well, if reports out today are anything to go by, the answer is yes – He will play Marvel’s Doctor Strange!
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The Missing: James Nesbitt “ripping his heart out every day” to get in to character!

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Ahead of the gripping new drama, The Missing, James Nesbitt has opened up about the experience of filming such a highly-charged subject.

As we have previously reported, The Missing is a new drama which tells the 8 year long story of a father desperate to find out what happened to his young son after he went missing on a family holiday to France.
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The Fall Series 2 trailer & date: Jamie Dornan, Bronagh Waugh & Gilllian Anderson return in gripping new trailer!

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It is one of the things we have been looking forward most this autumn, confirmation of when The Fall will be back on BBC Two, and now the lovely folks over at the Beeb haven’t just given us a date, but also a trailer to go with it.

Fans were glued to their tellyboxes last autumn watching the clever murder mystery which showed both sides of the story as detective Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) tried to catch Belfast serial killer, Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan), who had to juggle his dark secret with normal family life.
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Downton Abbey recap & spoilers: Edith’s gone, Bates ISN’T a murderer & Isabel’s getting married!

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Those of you had settled for the current series of Downton Abbey chugging along nicely ran the risk of getting severe whiplash last night, when the train went runaway, letting drama pour in at every station!

Fans tuning in would have seen dramatic twists in not one, not two, not three but FOUR major storylines as we paid our weekly visit to the Grantham family and their lovely estate on Sunday.

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Downton Abbey: Sue Johnston wants better costumes for Denker!

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Fans tuning in to Downton Abbey last night would have been introduced to Sue Johnston’s character Denker for the first time, and of course, the actress looked rather different than the last time we saw her on our tellyboxes! Read more & comment »

Downton Abbey Spoilers: Has Michael Gregson been found? How will Lady Edith react?

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Poor Lady Edith has had a rotten year of it in Downton Abbey, and on Sunday night things might be about to get incredibly worse!

Fans of the hit ITV period drama will know how Edith (Laura Carmichael) was planning to get married to her editor, Michael Gregson, in the last series after he revealed that he was headed off to Germany to get granted a divorce from his sectioned wife.
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Downton Abbey: Lady Rose’s new man Atticus Aldridge was named at auction!

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It would seem that Game of Thrones author, George RR Martin, has passed his goodwill on to one of Britain’s finest writers, as Julian Fellowes has revealed that the newest Downton Abbey character was named by a fan after a charity auction.

The world went a bit crazy when George RR Martin told fans that they could name a character in his next book in the series of A Song of Ice and Fire to be killed most gruesomely by himself.
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Game of Thrones season 5: MASSIVE spoiler leak! Jaime is where?!

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Despite the very best efforts of the team behind the HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones, there has been a MASSIVE spoiler leak which seems to have confirmed one of our earlier theories.

*WARNING – EXTREME GAME OF THRONES SERIES 5 SPOILER ALERT*

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Doctor Who: Frank Cottrell-Boyce compares Peter Capaldi to Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock!

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Acclaimed children’s author, and Doctor Who writer, Frank Cottrell-Boyce has suggested that two of BBC’s most famous leading men have more in common than fans may have at first realised.

Doctor Who and Sherlock are among the channels’s most popular shows and Frank, whose first Doctor Who contribution, Forest of the Night, is due to hit our BBC screens this Saturday night, has revealed that he thinks with Peter Capaldi in the title role of the iconic BBC family sci-fi series, the two characters have never been more alike.

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SEXY! Benedict Cumberbatch’s Madame Tussauds is revealed! (PICTURES)

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It’s the moment we have all been waiting for – Benedict Cumberbatch has been immortalised in wax at Madame Tussauds!

As we have previously reported, the Sherlock star had been popping down to the iconic waxwork museum in London to get measured and snapped for his latest stand-in role, with every last detail being noted, carved and modelled.
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Byker Grove cast to reunite for 25th anniversary! Will Ant & Dec be there?

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If your best memory of Ant & Dec is of them getting ready to rumble, then chances are you were a fan of the kid’s drama that launched their careers, Byker Grove.

If that is the case then we are extremely sorry for how old we are about to make you feel, as the show is about to celebrate its 25th anniversary!
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The Missing: James Nesbitt reveals child abduction plot left him “drained”

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Irish actor James Nesbitt has revealed the emotional drain he endured whilst filming for his latest thriller, The Missing.

The missing follows the story of Nesbitt’s character, Tony, whose young son Oliver is abducted whilst his family are holidaying in France.
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Downton Abbey spoilers: George Clooney joining full time?

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It would seem that the appearance of a very famous face on Downton Abbey has got everyone in the cast and crew so excited that the show’s writer has offered them a full time role.

Unfortunately for one person in particular this isn’t great news, as the role he has suggested for this Hollywood A-lister is currently held by none other than Dame Maggie Smith.
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Downton Abbey Review: Inappropriate advances, propositions & punches!

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Last night saw the latest gripping instalment of Downton Abbey which left more than a few questions hanging in the air.

First of all Simon Bricker (Richard E Grant) found yet another reason to visit Lady Cora (Elizabeth McGovern) who, curiously, arranged for him to come when her husband Robert (Hugh Bonneville) was away at a ceremony for the night.
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Downton Abbey Spoilers: Thomas Barrow trying to cure homosexuality & Simon Callow to join cast?

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For the past few weeks in Downton Abbey we have seen Thomas Barrow being very secretive about something… but what?

Fans of the hit ITV period drama will know that after a string of phone calls to a ‘life choice’ advert the Under Butler saw in a paper, he told the staff that his father was ill and that he had to go and care for his parent.
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