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Richard E. Grant asked JJ Abrams to Pinch Him Because ‘Star Wars’

We all know how hardcore Disney and LucasFilm is about their no spoilers no NOTHING rule regarding Star Wars, and while we can’t blame them really, it does sometimes make it difficult to glean anything from involved parties during interviews. Fortunately for us, our friends over at Collider had a pretty fabulous interview with newcomer to […]

Richard E. Grant is Not Playing Grand Admiral Thrawn in Star Wars: Episode IX

Now that Star Wars: Episode IX is filming, the rumormill is going absolutely insane. We have plenty of time to speculate, but sometimes it’s nice to hear a definitive “no” from an actor. One of the big rumors is that Richard E. Grant would be playing Grand Admiral Thrawn, who was last seen alive in […]

David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, and Charles Dance Join Cast of ‘Hang Ups’

In a relatively new example of a television concept actually being exported from the U.S. to the U.K., Channel 4 will be remaking Showtime‘s Emmy-nominated series Web Therapy into the upcoming dark comedy Hang Ups. The six-episode series stars Stephen Mangan (Episodes) as Richard Pitt, a therapist at a personal and professional crossroads who begins treating […]

Mister Sinister To Menace Logan In Third Wolverine Film

It appears Hugh Jackman‘s Wolverine will face Mr. Sinister in his final outing. Cinema Blend reports X-Men: Apocalypse director Bryan Singer let the detail about Sinister slip on the commentary track for the most recent X-Men picture. Specifically, the director mentioned the post-credit scene featuring a representative of the Essex Corporation obtaining a vial of […]

Richard E. Grant To Join Game of Thrones

Though unconfirmed by HBO, Watchers on the Wall reports actor Richard E. Grant has joined the cast of Game of Thrones for its sixth season, per a look at his agency’s website. Grant has appeared in several shows including, Doctor Who and Girls,  and had memorable turns in Spice World and Hudson Hawk. But is perhaps […]

When Peter Capaldi Won An Oscar… Franz Kafka’s It’s A Wonderful Life

Something to be thankful for. Franz Kafka’s It’s A Wonderful Life, the short film written and directed by Peter Capaldi, starring Richard E Grant, that won an Oscar for best short film back in 1994. Oh look, it’s on YouTube. [youtube][/youtube] And if that’s not enough, how about Capaldi’s first American chat show with his […]

Trailer For Horrid Henry 3D

Before this afternoon’s screening of Gnomeo and Juliet (which I enjoyed a fair bit, thank you very much) came a trailer for the big-screen version of Horrid Henry. Originally some kids’ books about an unruly yoot, then an animated TV show, it’s now a live action movie. Theo Stevenson is playing Henry while Anjelica Huston […]