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Series Mania 2023: Michael Sheen, Margot Bancilhon Take Top Acting Prizes

The Iranian series The Actor from director Nima Javidi picked up the top Grand Prize jury award at Series Mania, the international TV festival that wrapped in Lille, France on Friday night. The drama from Iran is led by the Venice best actor winner Navid Mohammadzadeh and follows two down and out actors struggling to […]

Michael Sheen Gives Rousing Speech to Wales Soccer Team Ahead of World Cup

If Wales performs miracles at the upcoming soccer World Cup, then Michael Sheen may have played his own small part. The Welsh actor has gone viral on social media for the second time in as many weeks for his rousing pre-tournament pep talks for the Wales men’s national soccer team as they enter final preparations […]

Michael Sheen Says He’s a “Not-for-Profit” Actor, Will Use Future Earnings to Fund Social Projects

Michael Sheen has declared that he is no longer seeking to profit from his acting career and will instead use his future earnings to fund social projects. In an interview with British magazine The Big Issue, the Welsh actor and activist discussed how, after being prompted by a few life-changing moments, he had steered his […]

‘Good Omens’ Renewed for Season 2 at Amazon

The forces of heaven and hell are set to return for another colorful battle over the fate of humankind. Good Omens, the six-part fantasy epic based on the 1990 novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman (full title: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch), is to get a second season […]

Hugh Grant, Michael Sheen: U.K. Public Service TV Under “Severe Threat” From Streamers, Government

Hugh Grant, Michael Sheen, Steve Coogan, Armando Iannucci, Neil Gaiman and Salman Rushdie are among the big names who have signed an open letter warning of the “severe” threat to U.K. public service broadcasters, such as the BBC, from global streaming giants and the conservative British government, led by Boris Johnson. The letter from campaign […]

Michael Sheen Returns British Honor Due to Views on Monarchy

Michael Sheen has returned an honor presented to him by Queen Elizabeth so he could air his views on the British monarchy without appearing like a "hypocrite." 

Tom Payne Signs With UTA

UTA has signed Prodigal Son star Tom Payne in all areas.

David Tennant, Michael Sheen to Star in BBC Lockdown Comedy ‘Staged’

David Tennant and Michael Sheen will star in 'Staged,' a new BBC coronavirus pandemic lockdown comedy about "the cast of a play — the cream of the crop of British acting talent — who are furloughed when their upcoming West End production is suddenly brought to a halt."

Critics’ Choice Awards: Anne Hathaway, Ted Danson, Kelly Clarkson and More to Present

Anne Hathaway, Kelly Clarkson, Ted Danson, Seth Meyers, Lupita Nyong'o, John Lithgow, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Niecy Nash, Kate Beckinsale, Alison Brie, Brian Cox, Adam Devine, Sara Gilbert, Walton Goggins, Lucy Hale, Chris Hardwick, Sam Heughan, Nick Kroll, Sebastian Maniscalco, Caleb McLaughlin, Kennedy McMann, Ashleigh Murray, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, Edi Patterson, Tom Payne, Michael Sheen, JB Smoove, Bradley Whitford and Scott Wolf will serve as presenters at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards.

‘Prodigal Son’: TV Review

Michael Sheen, Bellamy Young and Tom Payne are a lot of fun, but the procedural elements are a bore in Fox's serial killer dramedy 'Prodigal Son.'

‘How to Build a Girl’: Film Review | TIFF 2019

Beanie Feldstein incarnates a teen adventuress cutting a swathe through the British 1990s music journalism scene in 'How to Build a Girl,' an adaptation of Caitlin Moran's semi-autobiographical book.

‘Succession’s’ Matthew Macfadyen, ‘Fleabag’ Star Sian Clifford Join Stephen Frears’ ‘Quiz’ for AMC, ITV

Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Sheen, Helen McCrory and Sian Clifford have been cast in 'Quiz,' a three-part drama for AMC/ITV from Stephen Frears exploring the notorious 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?' cheating scandal.