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‘The Crown’ Reveals First Look at Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II

All hail the new Queen! Netflix has released the first image of Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II from the fifth and penultimate season of The Crown, which recently began filming in the U.K. with the Sony-owned Brit banner Left Bank Pictures. Staunton replaces Emmy-nominated Olivia Colman for seasons five and six, with Lesley Manville […]

‘Amulet’: Film Review

Romola Garai debuts as writer-director with 'Amulet,' a creepy chamber piece that spirals into a psychosexual feminist phantasmagoria with a debt to Dario Argento.

‘Trying’: TV Review

Rafe Spall and Esther Smith star in 'Trying,' an Apple TV+ rom-com about the underseen face of the adoption process.

Jodie Comer Among Stars in BBC ‘Talking Heads’ Remake Shooting Under Lockdown

Jodie Comer, Martin Freeman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Imelda Staunton are among the stars of a BBC remake of Alan Bennett's 'Talking Heads,' which is now shooting under COVID-19 restrictions.

London’s National Theatre Exploring Streaming Options for NT Live Library

In what could be a small silver lining in the dark cloud of prolonged live theater shutdowns on both sides of the Atlantic due to the coronavirus pandemic, Britain's National Theatre for the first time is showing signs that it might consider making its superb library of NT Live productions available for streaming.

‘The Crown’ to End With Season 5 on Netflix as Imelda Staunton Confirmed as Final Queen

Netflix's royal epic 'The Crown' is set to end with season five, with Imelda Staunton confirmed as taking over from Olivia Colman as the final incarnation of Queen Elizabeth.

Imelda Staunton in Talks to Succeed Olivia Colman as Queen in ‘The Crown’

'Harry Potter' alum Imelda Staunton is reportedly in discussions to play the Queen in seasons five and six of 'The Crown,' taking over from Olivia Colman.

Dominic Cooke Sets Movie Adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Follies’

Dominic Cooke is set to do a movie version of Stephen Sondheim and Jame Goldman's 'Follies' after Heyday Films and BBC Films secured the film rights to the dark musical.

‘Downton Abbey’: Film Review

THR review: In the 'Downton Abbey' movie, the toffs upstairs and the servants below must pull together in Yorkshire's most famous fictional stately home when royals visit.

Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton to Star in ITV Crime Drama From ‘Philomena’ Writer

Martin Freeman has bagged himself another major small-screen role alongside Imelda Staunton in the six-part drama 'A Confession' from 'Philomena' writer Jeff Pope.

Dominic West, Bill Nighy Condemn Turkish Ban of ‘Pride’ Screening Amid LGBT Crackdown

The cast and crew of the 2014 British comedy film 'Pride,' retelling the story of how LGBT activists aided a village of striking Welsh miners in the 1980s, have issued an open letter condemning the banning of a screening of the movie in Turkey.

‘Paddington 2’: Film Review

The little bear from Peru voiced by Ben Whishaw is back in 'Paddington 2,' the sequel to the highly successful, London-set family film.