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Mad about the boy: Jared Harris divulges a few secrets from the set of Mad Men
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/mad-about-the-boy-jared-harris-divulges-a-few-secrets-from-the-set-of-mad-men-7544023.html

Dominic West on Extreme Makeover, Jessica Alba and BBC4
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-03-09/dominic-west-on-extreme-makeover,-jessica-alba-and-bbc4

Inspector Morse prequel Endeavour to return for four-part series
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-03-12/inspector-morse-prequel-endeavour-to-return-for-four-part-series

Whitechapel DVD Release: How True To Real Life Is It? (VIDEO CLIP)
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/03/12/whitechapel-dvd-release-video_n_1338542.html?ref=uk-entertainment

Eddie Redmayne: 'I got starstruck at Mad Men's Christina Hendricks'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/showbiz/news/a370747/eddie-redmayne-i-got-starstruck-at-mad-mens-christina-hendricks.html

British cops on Grafton Street? Relax, it's just BBC in town for crime drama... (Toby Stephens)
http://www.herald.ie/entertainment/british-cops-on-grafton-street-relax-its-just-bbc-in-town-for-crime-drama-3040466.html

'Grey's Anatomy's' Kevin McKidd, Chandra Wilson to Direct Again (Exclusive)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/grey-anatomys-kevin-mckidd-chandra-wilson-directing-298161

Penelope Cruz, Charles Dance, Timothy Dalton, Ralph Fiennes . . . and me
http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/features/penelope_cruz_charles_dance_timothy_dalton_ralph_fiennes_and_me_1_1233305

Dougray Scott to play jazz trumpeter in new film featuring music written for his character by Guy Barker
http://jazzwisemagazine.com/news-mainmenu-139/69-2012/12296-jazz-breaking-news-dougray-scott-to-play-jazz-trumpeter-in-new-film-featuring-music-written-for-his-character-by-guy-barker

New Irish comedy gets American deal (Richard Coyle)
http://www.rte.ie/ten/2012/0306/grabbers.html

Robson Green and George Sampson join the cast of Mount Pleasant for series 2!
http://primetime.unrealitytv.co.uk/robson-green-and-george-sampson-join-the-cast-of-mount-pleasant-for-series-2/

Paul Bettany: On Set for 'Blood'!
http://www.justjared.com/2012/02/27/paul-bettany-on-set-for-blood/

Lucas: Looking bad doesn't worry me
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/lucas-looking-bad-doesnt-worry-me-16130470.html

Having a laugh with Michael Crawford
http://media.smh.com.au/entertainment/entertainment-news/having-a-laugh-with-michael-crawford-3121319.html

Jeremy Irons Joins Viola Davis in Alcon's 'Beautiful Creatures'
http://www.thewrap.com/movies/column-post/jeremy-irons-joins-viola-davis-alcons-beautiful-creatures-36229

Paul McGann Q&A: 'The Petrol Age', 'Doctor Who', 'Luther'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/interviews/a371328/paul-mcgann-qa-the-petrol-age-doctor-who-luther.html

Idris Elba to Attend White House State Dinner
http://www.thewrap.com/media/column-post/george-clooney-idris-elba-attend-white-house-state-dinner-36264

Hailee Steinfeld Wraps 'Romeo & Juliet' (Douglas Booth)
http://www.justjaredjr.com/2012/03/09/hailee-steinfeld-wraps-romeo-juliet/

EXCLUSIVE CLIP from The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (Jamie Bell )
http://www.sugarscape.com/main-topics/film-and-tv/703992/exclusive-clip-adventures-tintin-secret-unicorn

Clive Owen, Mila Kunis, Marion Cotillard for thriller 'Blood Ties'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/movies/news/a371436/clive-owen-mila-kunis-marion-cotillard-for-thriller-blood-ties.html

Hugh Laurie to direct one more episode of 'House'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/ustv/s58/house/news/a371468/hugh-laurie-to-direct-one-more-episode-of-house.html

Is Alex Pettyfer really engaged to Elvis' granddaughter Riley Keough?
http://todayentertainment.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/15/10703958-is-alex-pettyfer-really-engaged-to-elvis-granddaughter-riley-keough

Dexter Fletcher: the film that changed my life
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/mar/18/dexter-fletcher-film-changed-life

Mackenzie Crook: 'I could go through life playing characters like Gareth but that's no challenge'
http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2012/mar/18/mackenzie-crook-recruiting-officer-office


DAMIAN LEWIS

Damian Lewis reveals Homeland is Obama's favourite TV show
http://www.metro.co.uk/tv/892668-damian-lewis-reveals-homeland-is-obama-s-favourite-tv-show

Damian Lewis Stunned By Underwear Haul
http://www.contactmusic.com/news/damian-lewis-stunned-by-underwear-haul_1302398

LEWIS GETS WHITE HOUSE INVITATION
http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/307279/Lewis-gets-White-House-invitation

Lewis Stunned By Underwear Haul
http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/tv/news/Damian+Lewis-231022.html

I've been sent 40 pairs of knickers: Homeland star Damian Lewis is becoming a heartthrob
http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/tv-film-news/british-homeland-star-damian-lewis-757306

Now, Old Etonians are storming the White House
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/now-old-etonians-are-storming-the-white-house-7555114.html

Homeland's Damian Lewis gets White House invitation from President Obama
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-03-09/homeland%27s-damian-lewis-gets-white-house-invitation-from-president-obama

'Homeland' star heading to White House for dinner
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/sns-rt-us-damienlewisbre82b1di-20120312,0,2944587.story


SEAN BEAN

Sean Bean: 'I got pretty good at walking in high heels'
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/sean-bean-i-got-pretty-good-at-walking-in-high-heels-7555058.html

The Changing Roles Of Sean Bean
http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/movies/Sean+Bean-230524.html

Sean Bean interview: 'Cleanskin is topical, controversial'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/movies/interviews/a369633/sean-bean-interview-cleanskin-is-topical-controversial.html

Sean Bean gets saucy on condiments
http://www.itn.co.uk/home/40664/Sean+Bean+gets+saucy+on+condiments

Sean Bean Interview: Terrorism Around Us, How He Relaxes And Finding His Groove
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/03/07/sean-bean-interview-cleanskin_n_1326601.html?ref=uk

Sean Bean film Clearskins depicts terror campaign
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-17278419

VIDEO: Sean Bean Relieved To Play 'Mirror Mirror' Good Guy
http://www.entertainmentwise.com/news/71064/VIDEO-Sean-Bean-Relieved-To-Play-Mirror-Mirror-Good-Guy

A gratuitously violent Sean Bean action vehicle light on sociological insight
http://film.list.co.uk/article/40938-cleanskin/


EWAN MCGREGOR

Ewan McGregor's upstream career continues in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
http://arts.nationalpost.com/2012/03/08/ewan-mcgregors-upstream-career-continues-in-salmon-fishing-in-the-yemen/

McGregor fishes for salmon, empathy
http://www.theprovince.com/entertainment/movie-guide/McGregor+fishes+salmon+empathy/6284709/story.html

Movie Star Ewan McGregor Commits to HBO Series--Plus Wednesday at Michael's
http://www.forbes.com/sites/rogerfriedman/2012/03/07/movie-star-ewan-mcgregor-commits-to-hbo-series-plus-wednesday-at-michaels/

Ewan McGregor, 'Salmon Fishing In The Yemen' Star, On 'Beginners' And 'The Phantom Menace'
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/05/ewan-mcgregor-salmon-fishing-in-the-yemen_n_1321590.html

Ewan McGregor's fishing expedition
http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Ewan+McGregor+fishing+expedition/6264877/story.html

Ewan McGregor on Being in Films About 'Real People in Real Situations'
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/greg-archer/ewan-mcgregor-i-want-to-b_b_1333213.html

Creative Sheik Wants to Stock Desert With Fish
http://movies.nytimes.com/2012/03/09/movies/salmon-fishing-in-the-yemen-with-ewan-mcgregor.html

Ewan McGregor talks 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,' movie musicals and getting shout-outs from Christopher Plummer
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/celebritology/post/ewan-mcgregor-talks-salmon-fishing-in-the-yemen-movie-musicals-and-getting-shout-outs-from-christopher-plummer/2012/03/07/gIQAVTma1R_blog.html

Ewan McGregor finds swearing funny
http://entertainment.stv.tv/showbiz/300464-ewan-mcgregor-finds-swearing-funny/


MICHAEL FASSBENDER

Michael Fassbender on Jane Eyre
http://flickeringmyth.blogspot.com/2012/03/michael-fassbender-on-jane-eyre.html

Michael Fassbender Could Help You Get Your 15-Minutes of Fame
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/309275/20120305/michael-fassbender-ridley-scott-prometheus-shame-film.htm

Fassbender to take part in 'Your Film' project
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/fassbender-to-take-part-in-your-film-project.aspx?pageID=238&nID=15191&NewsCatID=381

Michael Fassbender joins YouTube and Emirates film festival contest
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/movies/news/a370803/michael-fassbender-joins-youtube-and-emirates-film-festival-contest.html

Michael Fassbender Promotes New Prometheus International Trailer
http://youtu.be/kqyLU3Vq3Tw

'Prometheus' Announces Global Live Chat Event With Leading Cast Members
http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00048761.html

PITCH BLACK HEIST TRAILER
http://youtu.be/LeqqupWZE-8

Prometheus New Full HD Theatrical Trailer – 2:30 of Awesome
http://www.thescifishow.com/2012/03/sf-add/prometheus-new-full-hd-theatrical-trailer-230-of-awesome/


DAVID TENNANT

Watch David Tennant in the recording studio for The Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-03-09/watch-david-tennant-in-the-recording-studio-for-the-pirates-in-an-adventure-with-scientists

FLAW WEDDING: David Tennant and Kelly Macdonald star in island comedy The Decoy Bride
http://www.camdennewjournal.com/reviews/cinema/2012/mar/flaw-wedding-david-tennant-and-kelly-macdonald-star-island-comedy-decoy-brid

David Tennant gets a bit saucy for new Sport Relief trailer
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-03-07/david-tennant-gets-a-bit-saucy-for-new-sport-relief-trailer

Tree Fu Tom and David Tennant: helping children kick the flab
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-03-05/tree-fu-tom-and-david-tennant-helping-children-kick-the-flab

David Tennant: 'The Pirates was an unusual film to work on'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/movies/news/a370922/david-tennant-the-pirates-was-an-unusual-film-to-work-on.html


JUDE LAW

New motto? Jude Law steps out in a 'peace' cardigan as he's pictured for first time with new girlfriend Ruth Wilson
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2113741/Jude-Law-pictured-time-new-girlfriend-Ruth-Wilson.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

Jude Law shows off new girlfriend, chest hair
http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/jude_law_shows_off_new_girlfriend_iATZmM9CPe9I0ZMQYpjaRM

Jude Law steps out with new girlfriend Ruth Wilson for first time
http://www.metro.co.uk/showbiz/892875-jude-law-steps-out-with-new-girlfriend-ruth-wilson-for-first-time

Jude Law 'pictured topless'
http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/celebrities/6553662/Jude-Law-pictured-topless

Jude Law Sweater Leaves Us Scratching Our Heads (PHOTO)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/12/jude-law-sweater_n_1338638.html

Are Ruth Wilson's kisses helping Jude Law to forget Sienna Miller?
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2113283/Are-Ruth-Wilsons-kisses-helping-Jude-Law-forget-Sienna-Miller.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

Jude Law Prepares For Global Truce Countdown
http://www.looktothestars.org/news/7984-jude-law-prepares-for-global-truce-countdown

Law steps out with new girlfriend
http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/entertainment/a/-/access-all-areas/13152265/law-steps-out-with-new-girlfriend/


DANIEL CRAIG

James Bond comes to London as Daniel Craig films Skyfall in the capital
http://www.metro.co.uk/film/892782-james-bond-comes-to-london-as-daniel-craig-films-skyfall-in-the-capital

First Images of Javier Bardem as Bond Villain in SKYFALL; Plus More Daniel Craig
http://collider.com/daniel-craig-javier-bardem-skyfall-images/151430/


RAFE SPALL

Spall: Working with Scott's a dream
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5hMtO6leYd9K-HwvdfFs8g-quPvdQ?docId=N0941911331047969719A

Rafe Spall: My dad is my teacher
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5gIna83TyPWD8jzhiiWxbSVGqZptw?docId=N0922331330968977657A


DAN STEVENS

'Downton Abbey': Maggie Smith, Dan Stevens Not Confirmed For Season 4 And Season 5
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/06/downton-abbey-maggie-smith-season-4_n_1324428.html

Dan Stevens: Downton Abbey Is Too Downhearted
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/07/dan-stevens-downton-abbey_n_1327023.html

'Downton Abbey' actor Dan Stevens going back in time again for new movie
http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/celebrities/downton-abbey-star-dan-stevens-has-enough-of-period-dramas-and-wants-a-giggle/2012/03/07/gIQANDkswR_story.html

More period work for Downton star
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/more-period-work-for-downton-star-16127932.html

'Downton' star gets another period project
http://www.boston.com/ae/celebrity/articles/2012/03/07/downton_is_too_downhearted_for_star/

Dan Stevens is up for a laugh
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/4181864/Dan-Stevens-is-up-for-a-laugh.html

'Downton' star gets another period project
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2012/03/07/entertainment/e071411S95.DTL

Downton Abbey star wants to do comedy
http://entertainment.stv.tv/tv/300170-downton-abbey-star-wants-to-do-comedy/

'Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens: 'I really need to star in a comedy'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/s183/downton-abbey/news/a370141/downton-abbeys-dan-stevens-i-really-need-to-star-in-a-comedy.html

'Downton Abbey' Star Dan Stevens to Star in Racy Period Drama: 5 Fun Facts About the Hunky Actor!
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/310672/20120307/downton-abbey-dan-stevens-matthew-crawley-pbs.htm

It's Another Period Drama For Dan
http://www.sheknows.com/uk/entertainment/articles/952869/downton-abbey-actor-dan-stevens-for-new-film-summer-in-february

Are Dan Stevens and Maggie Smith leaving Downton Abbey?
http://www.theweek.co.uk/people-news/45715/are-dan-stevens-and-maggie-smith-leaving-downton-abbey

Entertainment Weekly

#1196

2 March 2012

US



COLIN FARRELL

FARRELL LOSES MILLIONS IN PROPERTY MARKET CRASH
http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/307634/Farrell-loses-millions-in-property-market-crash

Actor Colin Farrell Supports Stand Up! Anti-Bullying Campaign
http://www.care2.com/causes/actor-colin-farrell-supports-stand-up-anti-bullying-campaign.html

Colin Farrell and Gay Brother Want to End Homophobia In Ireland
http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2012/03/07/Colin_Farrell_and_Gay_Brother_Want_to_End_Homophobia_In_Ireland/

Dubliner Colin Farrell takes a big hometown hit on Irish property slump
http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Dubliner-Colin-Farrell-takes-a-big-hometown-hit-on-Irish-property-slump-142300925.html

Gay Siblings: Colin Farrell and brother Eamon fight homophobia
http://www.examiner.com/gay-celebrity-relationships-in-national/gay-siblings-colin-farrell-and-brother-eamon-fight-homophobia

Colin Farrell and his brother fight homophobia in Ireland - support “Stand Up!” campaign- VIDEO
http://www.irishcentral.com/ent/Colin-Farrell-and-his-brother-fight-homophobia-in-Ireland---support-Stand-Up-campaign-141899303.html

Farrell hit by property market collapse
http://www.breakingnews.ie/entertainment/farrell-hit-by-property-market-collapse-543117.html

Colin Farrell Joins His Brother to Stop LGBT Bullying
http://www.passportmagazine.com/blog/archives/7898-colin-farrell-joins-his-brother-to-stop-lgbt-bullying.html

ARTHUR & LANCELOT Isn’t Quite Dead…
http://www.itsonthegrid.com/news/arthur-lancelot-isnt-quite-dead/


HENRY CAVILL

Henry Cavill's "Cold Light of Day" moved to a fall release
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/sns-rt-us-henrycavillbre82c03n-20120312,0,2354734.story

Henry Cavill Movie 'Cold Light of Day' Release Date Moved to September
http://www.thewrap.com/movies/article/henry-cavill-movie-cold-light-day-release-date-moved-september-36184


STEPHEN FRY

Stephen Fry backs Hobbit pub in Southampton over legal action
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-17366992

Stephen Fry accused film industry of 'bullying' over Hobbit pub row
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/film-news/9142332/Stephen-Fry-accused-film-industry-of-bullying-over-Hobbit-pub-row.html


BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

Benedict Cumberbatch nominated for Olivier Award
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-03-15/benedict-cumberbatch-nominated-for-olivier-award

Benedict Cumberbatch, Jude Law, Jonny Lee Miller, Kristin Scott Thomas Among Olivier Award Nominees
http://www.theatermania.com/london/news/03-2012/benedict-cumberbatch-jude-law-jonny-lee-miller-kri_52542.html

James Corden, Benedict Cumberbatch dominate Olivier Awards 2012
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/showbiz/news/a371335/james-corden-benedict-cumberbatch-dominate-olivier-awards-2012.html

Hello

#1216

12 March 2012

UK



MARK GATISS

'Sherlock' exec Mark Gatiss: 'Fall reveal will be worth the wait'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/s129/sherlock/news/a371386/sherlock-exec-mark-gatiss-fall-reveal-will-be-worth-the-wait.html

'Being Human': Mark Gatiss hints at 'filthy, disgusting' role
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/s116/being-human/news/a371382/being-human-mark-gatiss-hints-at-filthy-disgusting-role.html


COLIN FIRTH

Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli Pictures: Academy Awards (Oscars) 2012 Red Carpet Photos, Pics
http://www.americansuperstarmag.com/pics/colin-firth-and-livia-giuggioli-pictures-academy-awards-oscars-2012-red-carpet-photos-pics

Colin Firth awarded the Freedom of the City of London
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/celebrities/colin-firth-awarded-the-freedom-of-the-city-of-london-142027753.html

Hello

#1216

12 March 2012

UK



TOM HARDY

Hardy: Prince's Trust 'fantastic'
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5hXXTApby9T3bCCVzi7FNkRPKmYtw?docId=N1112911331755980220A

Tom Hardy, Adam Deacon and Joanna Lumley give inspiring advice at the Prince's Trust Award
http://youtu.be/a87JAJEGoKY

Grizzly Tom Hardy shows off his bushy beard as he joins Prince Charles at Celebrate Success Awards
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2115017/Tom-Hardy-shows-bushy-beard-joins-Prince-Charles-Celebrate-Success-Awards.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

Bearded Tom Hardy hails 'fantastic' Prince's Trust
http://www.hellomagazine.com/celebrities-news-in-pics/15-03-2012/58930/

Dark Knight Rises star Tom Hardy to play lead role in biker film
http://www.metro.co.uk/film/892715-dark-knight-rises-star-tom-hardy-to-play-lead-role-in-biker-film

Entertainment Weekly

#1195

24 February 2012

US



MATT SMITH

Matt Smith is Time Lord of the Fries
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/4190359/Matt-Smith-is-Time-Lord-of-the-Fries.html

The Doctor sure knows how to party! Matt Smith swigs beer and gets very cosy with co-star Karen Gillan on night out
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2115285/The-tipsy-Doctor-Matt-Smith-parties-large-stars-gets-cosy-sidekick-Karen-Gillan.html


CHARLIE HUNNAM

Live at the Paley Festival: FX's "Sons of Anarchy"
http://www.thefutoncritic.com/interviews/2012/03/07/live-at-the-paley-festival-fxs-sons-of-anarchy-15001/20120307_sonsofanarchy/

Sons of Anarchy: 7 Things to Look Forward to in Season 5
http://www.seattlepi.com/ae/tv/tvguide/article/Sons-of-Anarchy-7-Things-to-Look-Forward-to-in-3391535.php

PaleyFest: 5 'Sons of Anarchy' Revelations From Kurt Sutter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/paleyfest-sons-of-anarchy-season-5-kurt-sutter-297648

Gay Times #377 February 2010 UK



RUSSELL TOVEY

Russell Tovey signs on for dole office comedy
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-02-22/russell-tovey-signs-on-for-dole-office-comedy

Russell Tovey, Emma Rigby line up for ITV1 comedy pilot 'Job Lot'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/news/a367450/russell-tovey-emma-rigby-line-up-for-itv1-comedy-pilot-job-lot.html

Russell Tovey in Stone Island cagoule
http://thecagoule.com/index.php/tag/russell-tovey/

Gay Times #377 February 2010 UK



ROB JAMES-COLLIER

Rob James-Collier: I’m not really aware of how I look
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-03-15/rob-james-collier-im-not-really-aware-of-how-i-look

POSH BOY ACTORS ARE GETTING THE PLUM ROLES (Rob James-Collier)
http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/306498


HUGH GRANT

Hugh Grant Interview For 'The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists'
http://www.flicksandbits.com/2012/03/11/hugh-grant-interview-for-the-pirates-in-an-adventure-with-scientists/22584/

Hugh Grant: 'I love getting into a taxi and saying House of Lords instead of Soho – again'
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/mar/16/hugh-grant-hacking-pirates-film



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