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Alex Ritman

U.K. Correspondent

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‘Baghdad Central’ Star Maisa Abd Elhadi Injured By Israeli Forces During Protest

Palestinian actress Maisa Abd Elhadi — who starred in Hulu’s Baghdad Central and last year’s Venice-bowing feature Gaza Mon Amour — has been injured after allegedly being shot by Israel police…

Emily Blunt to Star in Amazon/BBC Western ‘The English’

Emily Blunt is set to saddle up and lead The English, a six-part “high-octane epic Western” for the BBC and Amazon Studios. Twilight alum Chaske Spencer will also star in the drama series…

Gallagher Brothers to Produce Oasis Doc About Famed 1996 Knebworth Concert

A quarter of a century after one of the most legendary concerts in British rock history, a documentary is in the works. Noel and Liam Gallagher are set to exec produce a feature film about

Steve McQueen Making BBC Docuseries ‘Uprising’ Examining Events Dramatized in ‘Small Axe’

Steve McQueen and the BBC are building on the huge success of Small Axe with a new three-part docuseries diving back into Black British history and examining some of the key historical moments…

Fremantle Poaches BBC Storyville’s Mandy Chang to Lead New Factual Division

Fremantle has bolstered its push into factual with the hiring of BBC Storyville commissioning editor Mandy Chang as its global head of documentaries. Chang — a hugely respected name in the doc

How a Phone Predator Preying on Actresses Inspired a Film

'Willing to Go There' — starring 'True Blood' alumnus Deborah Ann Woll — is based on writer/director Laura Beckner's own experience on the phone with the imposter, a manipulative con artist who has…

Noel Clarke Accused of Sexual Harassment on ‘Doctor Who’ Set

The Brit actor and writer last week was the subject of a major expose in which 20 women accused him of sexual misconduct and bullying over a number of years.

Claire Foy to Star in BritBox U.K. Crime Series ‘Marlow’

Created by Tony Grisoni and Simon Maxwell, the thriller will focus on two warring families living by the Thames Estuary.

BAFTA-Winning Actor Adam Deacon Says Noel Clarke “Sabotaged” His Career

Clarke — who has been accused my multiple women of sexual misconduct and bullying — had a highly publicized feud with his 'Kidulthood' co-star Deacon.

Noel Clarke Allegations: Report Filed to London Police

The news comes less than two days after a major expose saw 20 women accuse the embattled British star of sexual harassment and bullying.

ITV Pulls Final Episode of Noel Clarke-Starring Drama ‘Viewpoint’ Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The decision comes less than a day after BAFTA suspended the British actor, writer and producer after he was accused by multiple women of sexual harassment and bullying.