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DAVID TENNANT
David Tennant: From Doctor Who to Hamlet
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/11/22/sm_davidtennant.xml

Shakespeare: best to worst
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/11/23/btdiscuss123.xml

Genius at work: Tennant and Serkis
http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/tv_and_radio/article5197299.ece



SIMON PEGG
Simon Pegg denies Tin-Tin rumours
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/4/20081123/ten-simon-pegg-denies-tintin-rumours-ea4616c.html

Official Star Trek trailer and 26 screen grabs
http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/article/the-official-star-trek-trailer-and-26-screen-grabs

Simon Pegg's Star Wars fanfic
http://community.livejournal.com/ohnotheydidnt/29846126.html




EDDIE IZZARD
Keeping it surreal
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/eddie-izzard-keeping-it-surreal-1029923.html

'All the monkeys'
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7740305.stm

Driver and Izzard to reprise Riches roles
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/1/20081121/ten-driver-and-izzard-to-reprise-riches-c60bd6d.html



PATERSON JOSEPH
'I can make fire'
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7740572.stm

Who favourite talks Time Lords
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7739408.stm



MICHAEL CAINE
British actor honoured
http://www.thewest.com.au/default.aspx?MenuId=5&ContentID=108621

Caine lands Outstanding Contribution gong
http://ok.co.uk//celebnews/view/5204/Caine-lands-Outstanding-contribution-gong-at-Variety-Awards/



DANIEL CRAIG
A close Bond
http://www.thewest.com.au/default.aspx?MenuId=5&ContentID=108610

Flashbacks of a Fool trailer
http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/flashbacks-of-a-fool/trailer



SEAN CONNERY
Connery raves over Trump's Scotland project
http://ok.co.uk//celebnews/view/5254/Connery-raves-over-Trump-s-Scotland-project/



KEITH ALLEN
What to say about . . . Treasure Island with Keith Allen
http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2008/nov/18/theatre-panto-treasure-island-keith-allen

Lily's dad takes centre stage
http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Showbiz-News/Keith-Allen-Lilys-Dad-Takes-Centre-Stage-In-West-End-Role-As-Long-John-Silver-Treasure-Island/Article/200811315157889



ROBERT CARLYLE
Sutherland begged Carlyle to play 24 role
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/1/20081119/ten-sutherland-begged-carlyle-to-play-24-c60bd6d.html

Clock starts ticking for new '24' players
http://www.bostonherald.com/entertainment/television/general/view.bg?articleid=1133524

Carlyle talks '24: Redemption'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/cult/a135881/robert-carlyle-talks-24-redemption.html

TV Profile: Robert Carlyle runs out of time in '24: Redemption'
http://www.ifmagazine.com/feature.asp?article=3097

'This is as good as it gets'
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2008/nov/21/robert-carlyle-interview

Leonard Rossiter, the movie
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/filmblog/2008/nov/21/robert-carlyle-leonard-rossiter



MARTIN SHAW
Apparitions
http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2008/nov/20/television1

He's a bit of a jinx old Father Jacob, isn't he?
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/views/liverpool-columnists/echo-columnists/2008/11/22/he-s-a-bit-of-a-jinx-old-father-jacob-isn-t-he-apparitions-bbc1-thursday-100252-22314045/

Why my pal still fancies Martin Shaw
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/views/liverpool-columnists/susan-lee/2008/11/21/why-my-pal-still-fancies-martin-shaw-100252-22307051/



JEREMY IRONS
Irons back on stage after 25 years
http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/uk_national_entertainment/3862827.Irons_back_on_stage_after_25_years/



JUDE LAW
Jude prepared for British weather on Liverpool set of 'Sherlock'
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/26/20081120/ten-jude-prepared-for-british-weather-on-8db94e1.html

Robert Downey Jr. & Jude Law meeting up for dinner
http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/_ymklMjjpe6/Robert+Downey+Jr+Jude+Law+Meeting+Up+Dinner/HyaExrLxvSo/Robert+Downey+Jr



RAY STEVENSON/DOMINIC WEST/COLIN SALMON
Punisher: War Zone videos
http://www.blackfilm.com/20081113/features/punisherspecial.shtml

The Punisher is like a tank
http://www.cinematical.com/2008/11/19/the-punisher-is-like-a-tank/

Punisher: War Zone baddie looks like an evil muppet
http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/article/punisher-war-zone-baddie-looks-like-an-evil-muppet



JAMES MCAVOY
McAvoy graduates - eight years late
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/4/20081121/ten-mcavoy-graduates-eight-years-late-ea4616c.html

Orange Rising Star McAvoy joins jury
http://www.empireonline.com/news/feed.asp?NID=23686

McAvoy honored at the Variety Club
http://justjared.buzznet.com/2008/11/17/james-mcavoy-variety-club-showbiz-awards/

McAvoy a winner at Variety Club movie awards
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/2008/11/17/james-mcavoy-a-winner-at-variety-club-movie-awards-86908-20901938/



PETE POSTLETHWAITE
Pete Postlethwaite punctures a vain King Lear
http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/theatreblog/2008/nov/21/theatre



CHRISTIAN BALE
New Terminator 4 footage shows John Connor out of his depth
http://io9.com/5093558/new-terminator-4-footage-shows-john-connor-out-of-his-depth

Bale shops (pics)
http://www.mylimelightonline.com/?p=1462



GERARD BUTLER
Anniston snags Butler for 'Goree Girls'
http://justjared.buzznet.com/2008/11/19/gerard-butler-jennifer-aniston-goree-girls/

Romeo Gerry Butler's passionate clinch with mystery pal at carnival
http://www.sundaymail.co.uk/news/newsfeed/2008/11/16/fairground-attraction-78057-20898251/

Grand opening Atlantis, Dubai photos (also Stuart Townsend, Rhys Ifans)
http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?contractUrl=2&language=en-US&family=editorial&assetType=image&p=Landmark%20Grand%20Opening%20of%20Atlantis&src=standard#



CLIVE OWEN
Stop the International
http://www.firstshowing.net/2008/11/17/stop-the-international-another-big-viral-game-begins/



BEN KINGSLEY
Kingsley lines up five more films
http://www.empireonline.com/news/feed.asp?NID=23693



DEREK JACOBI/ANDY SERKIS
Premiere report: A Bunch of Amateurs
http://www.empireonline.com/news/feed.asp?NID=23693

Queen backs British film
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/4/20081117/ten-queen-backs-british-film-ea4616c.html



ALAN RICKMAN
Truly, Madly, Icky
http://defamer.com/5094653/



DANIEL DAY-LEWIS

Day-Lewis dedicated to Italian role
http://www.ok-magazine.co.uk//celebnews/view/5213/Day-Lewis-dedicated-to-Italian-role/



JOHN BARROWMAN
Barrowman: he'll do anything
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/11/16/sv_johnbarrowman.xml

Barrowman announces tour dates
http://angryape.com/news/2008/11/20/john-barrowman-announces-tour-dates-in-2009



DAVID WALLIAMS
Laydee's man Walliams flanked by women at Variety Club Awards (also Caine, McAvoy)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1086657/Laydees-man-David-Walliams-flanked-women-Variety-Club-Awards.html


MATTHEW RHYS
Dave Annable update (pictures)
http://community.livejournal.com/ohnotheydidnt/29802866.html



BILL NIGHY
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans stills
http://outnow.ch/Movies/2009/Underworld-RiseOfTheLycans/Bilder/movie.fs/01
http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/imageGallery/Underworld__Rise_of_the_Lycans/Underworld%3A_Rise_of_the_Lycans_6.jpg

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans poster
http://www.firstshowing.net/2008/11/19/check-this-out-underworld-rise-of-the-lycans-poster/



DAVID THEWLIS
Some David Thewlis news
http://community.livejournal.com/ohnotheydidnt/29831647.html



BILLY BOYD
Boyd tipped to win Tartan Cleft music award
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/2008/11/22/exclusive-hollywood-star-billy-boyd-tipped-to-win-tartan-clef-music-award-86908-20914819/



KEVIN MCKIDD
Exclusive interview: Kevin McKidd of 'Grey's Anatomy'
http://www.buddytv.com/articles/greys-anatomy/exclusive-interview-kevin-mcki-24613.aspx

Paging Dr. McArmy!
http://buzzsugar.com/2516526

Interview: Grey's Anatomy's Kevin McKidd
http://www.cinemablend.com/television/Interview-Grey-s-Anatomy-s-Kevin-McKidd-13478.html

Grey's Anatomy's Kevin McKidd: Love and War Haunt Hunt
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/tvguide/388644_tvgif20.html



JOHN SIMM
Simm on Who
http://planetgallifrey.blogspot.com/2008/11/simm-on-who.html

John Simm: playing the Devil's advocate
http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/tv_and_radio/article5174404.ece



IOAN GRUFFUDD
Blair, Burberry, and fatherhood
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/11/18/bfioan118.xml



COLIN FARRELL
Colin helps disabled kids again
http://community.livejournal.com/ohnotheydidnt/29917739.html

Drinking it all in
http://www.thetimes.co.za/PrintEdition/Magazine/Article.aspx?id=885382



LAURENCE FOX
Billie Piper and the look of exhaustion every new mother will recognize
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1087559/Billie-Piper-look-exhaustion-new-mother-recognise-.html

New mum Billie's looking smiles better as hubby Laurence helps with bringing up baby
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1088597/New-mum-Billie-8217-s-looking-smiles-better-hubby-Laurence-helps-bringing-baby.html



GARY OLDMAN

Ryan Gosling at lunch with Gary Oldman
http://popsugar.com/2519209



DAMIAN LEWIS
Donal Logue and Damian Lewis talk NBC's 'Life'
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/features/article_1444492.php/Donal_Logue_and_Damian_Lewis_talk_NBCs_Life

Lewis enjoys the fruits of his labor
http://weblogs.redeyechicago.com/showpatrol/2008/11/life-star-damia.html



MICHAEL FASSBENDER
A hunger to shock
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1081941/A-hunger-shock-The-men-film-depiction-Bobby-Sands-hunger-strike-explain-
themselves.html


the Devil's Whore: the revolution will be televised (also West, Simm, Capaldi)
http://www.newstatesman.com/television/2008/11/radical-drama-cromwell-channel



RUPERT PENRY-JONES
ITV detective drama may return for a new series
http://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/news/2008/11/itv_detective_drama_may_return_for_new_series.html

First Look: Whitechapel ITV1
http://www.tvscoop.tv/2008/11/first_look_whit.html



JAMES NESBITT
Nesbitt & Dowling hit Krystle
http://www.showbizireland.com/news/november08/17-nesbitt-and-dowling-hit-krystle.shtml



CHIWETEL EJIOFOR
Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton to star in 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'
http://www.blackvoices.com/blogs/2008/11/19/chiwetel-ejiofor-and-thandie-newton-to-star-in-cat-on-a-hot-tin/



STEVEN MACKINTOSH
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans stills
http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/imageGallery/Underworld__Rise_of_the_Lycans/Underworld%3A_Rise_of_the_Lycans_4.jpg
http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/imageGallery/Underworld__Rise_of_the_Lycans/Underworld%3A_Rise_of_the_Lycans_8.jpg



HENRY CAVILL
Dunhill launch new scent
http://uk.fashion.popsugar.com/2518795



KENNETH BRANAGH
Old misery guts
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/nov/22/henning-mankell-pyramid-kurt-wallander



SAMUEL WEST
Three Hamlets: how to play the prince
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/11/23/bthamlet123.xml




PETER CAPALDI
I enjoyed bringing out the Scot in English King Charles
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/showbiz-news/celebrity-interviews/2008/11/04/i-enjoyed-bringing-out-the-scot-in-english-king-charles-i-reveals-peter-capaldi-86908-20868187/



MICHEAL SHEEN
Sheen shows his lustre for life
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/showbiz-and-lifestyle/features/2008/11/23/michael-sheen-show-his-lustre-for-life-91466-22317843/

Michael Sheen's shine is inspired by icons
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/showbiz-and-lifestyle/news/2008/11/23/michael-sheen-s-shine-is-inspired-by-icons-91466-22317837/



RHYS IFANS
Rhys pulls stunner Natalie
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/bizarre/article1958018.ece


COLIN FIRTH
River City star teaches Colin Firth the tango for new movie
http://www.sundaymail.co.uk/tv-showbiz-news/entertainment-news/2008/11/23/river-city-star-teaches-colin-firth-the-tango-for-new-movie-78057-20918426/


BILL BAILEY
Bill Bailey: Tinselworm
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/da599890-b6a3-11dd-89dd-0000779fd18c.html

Bill Bailey: Tinselworm, extends one month to 24 January
http://www.londontheatre.co.uk/londontheatre/news/no08/billbailey333780.htm

'People are obsessed by how I look'
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/comedy/features/bill-bailey-people-are-obsessed-by-how-i-look-1027334.html

 

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snagged the Sam West link, have credited the comm here. thanks :)

oiz! thanks for some very interesting news!

So, so excited about Bill Nighy and the new underworld. He's finally on the cover :D

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