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By The Dispatch On Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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‘No Safe Spaces’ expands across California, Texas, Florida, Kansas City and Utah

Building on a stunning debut in Phoenix which made it the second largest opening for a documentary on a single screen in history after Michael Moore’s Sicko, the free-speech docudrama No Safe Spaces continued More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Alastair Bruce details how ‘Downton Abbey’ avoids religion, even praying over food

The latest example of a cultural phenomenon which has a secret and subtle anti-religion bigotry is Downton Abbey, something that’s come to light ahead of the upcoming Downton Abbey film, a widescreen followup More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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FX renews ‘Legion’ for season 2

FX has renewed Marvel Comics-inspired X-Men drama Legion for a second season. The cable channel announced the renewal Wednesday ahead of the premiere of the series’ sixth episode. The season finale is slated More...

By Zach Jones On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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New ‘Legion’ TV spot centers on Dan Stevens’ David meeting Rachel Keller

FX will join the Marvel TV universe with Legion, the first X-Men spin-off created by Noah Hawley (Fargo), starring Dan Stevens (Beauty and the Beast, Downton Abbey) as the troubled David Haller – son of Charles More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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FX previews Dan Stevens as David Haller in ‘X-Men’ spin-off, ‘Legion’ after new trailer, details

FX Network has followed up Monday’s new trailer for Legion by debuting five brief, surreal promos for the X-Men spin-off, giving us a closer look at David Haller’s increasing sense of paranoia. Haller More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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‘Downton Abbey’ star Dan Stevens to lead X-Men spinoff ‘Legion’

Downton Abbey alum and The Guest star Dan Stevens has just been cast to lead FX’s X-Men spinoff Legion, alongside Parks and Recreation‘s Aubrey Plaza and Fargo‘s Jean Smart. The trio join Fargo breakout Rachel More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ star Luke Evans visits Gaston’s taven, feels honored

Beauty and the Beast banner at D23 Expo 2015 Luke Evans, who’s set to star as Gaston in Disney’s live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, provided some extra PR for his role with a trip to Disney World. Evans, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Oscar Wilde still relevant and funny with ‘Importance of Being Earnest’

Oscar Wilde would be right at home in 2015 with The Importance of Being Earnest, rebroadcast via Fathom Events from the October production from the Vaudeville Theatre in London. Comedic jabs at the institution More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Daniel Radcliffe talks ‘Victor Frakenstein’ as new poster and trailer arrive

A new Frankenstein film starring James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe will arrive later this year: Victor Frankenstein. The Harry Potter star spoke with Entertainment Weekly about the film and his co-star. Below is More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ comes to theaters for 120th anniversary

Oscar Wilde’s classic play, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” comes to select. U.S. movie theaters for a special one-night event on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. local time, presented by Fathom Events More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, August 17th, 2015
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ footage reveals Emma Watson, Luke Evans and Josh Gad

Disney’s D23 showcased the first footage from Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast, which stars Emma Watson as Belle and Downton Abbey alum Dan Stevens as The Beast. “Bringing Belle to life More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska featured in own ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ poster

Walt Disney Studios has revealed new posters for Alice Through the Looking Glass featuring stars Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska with cool clock pieces. Disney tweeted the images Friday morning, kicking off some More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, August 10th, 2015
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Josh Gad wraps ‘Beauty and the Beast’ with Luke Evans photo

Josh Gad has wrapped his part in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast and the Wedding Ringer star posted a farewell address, praising his co-star Luke Evans. “That’s a wrap! More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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‘Downton Abbey’ star Peter Egan joins Queen’s Brian May to protest dog breeding for experiments

Celebrities Brian May and Peter Egan have joined the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) in opposing controversial plans to build a facility in Yorkshire to breed beagle dogs for experiments. Queen guitarist More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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History is Hip Again, just ask ‘Downton Abbey’ fans

The History channel has a lot to answer for. It has made history more accessible to the public and has helped to spark a growing interest in the past. This interest is manifesting itself in a range of ways. Sales More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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‘Downton Abbey’ star Dan Stevens to star with Emma Watson in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens is in talks to play the Beast/Prince in Disney’s live-action musical Beauty and the Beast. Director Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, Gods and Monsters) will reunite with Stevens and Emma More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, March 6th, 2014
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Albert Square Manchester transformed for ‘Frankenstein’ as Daniel Radcliffe spotted on set

Albert square was “transformed into an outpost of Hollywood” says the Manchester Evening News, describing the scene on the set of Frankenstein in a March 5 article. Photos of Harry Potter star Daniel More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 13th, 2014
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Dame Kiri Te Kanawa wows on ‘Downton Abbey’ season 4

Downton Abbey’s Sunday episode featured Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, the amazng soprano from New Zealand to play Dame Nellie Melba. Sunday’s episode on PBS had revealed Melba, who was from Australia and was More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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‘Downton Abbey’ star Dan Stevens records ‘The Iliad’ and ‘The Odyssey’ audiobooks

PRESS RELEASE: English stage and screen actor Dan Stevens, best known for his portrayal of Matthew Crawley on Downton Abbey, is set to narrate a new and exciting production of the Fitzgerald translation of The Iliad More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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Matt Carter gives TV preview: ‘Community’ season 5, ‘Downton Abbey’ season 4, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ finale

Matt Carter, cartermatt.com, is one of the premiere experts on all things TV. Talking with The Global Dispatch, Matt discussed three of the top shows below: Community season 5, Downton Abbey season 4 and the series More...


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