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Gillian Anderson to Play Eleanor Roosevelt in Showtime Series ‘The First Lady’

Gillian Anderson has been cast as Eleanor Roosevelt in the upcoming Showtime anthology series “The First Lady,” Variety has learned.The show is described as a reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the women at the heart of the White House.Anderson joins previously announced series leads Viola Davis and Michelle Pfeiffer, who will […]

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Gillian Anderson and The Crown Creator Peter Morgan Break Up

It’s over between Gillian Anderson and partner and The Crown creator Peter Morgan.The 52-year-old actress, who recently played Margaret Thatcher on the hit Netflix series, and the 57-year-old British screenwriter have split, E! News confirmed on Friday, Dec.18.The two had been together for more than four years.Anderson and Morgan have not commented on the breakup.The U.S.-born actress, who was […]

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Gillian Anderson Shares the Not So Royal Behind-the-Scenes Photos From The Crown

This is sure to cure your post-Crown blues.The A-list cast of The Crown may portray the prim and proper British royal family onscreen, but that didn’t stop the actresses from enjoying a few silly moments while making the Netflix drama.Besides, who says the royals are stuffy? Gillian Anderson, who plays by-the-books Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, shared some new […]

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The Crown Cast Teases Season 4 in Behind-the-Scenes First Look

We’re just days away from one of the most anticipated premieres of 2020: Season four of The Crown.  Season four introduces both Margaret Thatcher, played by Gillian Anderson, and Princess Diana, played by Emma Corrin, meaning things are about to change for the onscreen version of the royal family.They’re “box office characters,” as described by director Benjamin Caron.  […]

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See How Olivia Colman Reacted to Being Cast as The Crown’s Queen Elizabeth II

Olivia Colman’s at-times icy portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II is just one reason to watch seasons three and four of The Crown on Netflix.After stepping into the role Claire Foy first took on, Colman’s performance earned her an Emmy nomination plus a 2020 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama.Now, […]

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Watch Princess Diana’s Heartbreaking Message in The Crown S4 Trailer: “All I Want Is to Be Loved”

Is season four of The Crown about to be the most devastating? Welp, all signs are pointing in that direction.Following a series of pretty ominous teasers, Netflix has released the official trailer for the royal showdown and we recommend stocking up on Kleenex before giving it a watch.Several seconds into the new clip, Gillian Anderson appears […]

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The Crown Casts Game of Thrones Star Jonathan Pryce as Final Prince Philip

The Crown has found its final Prince Philip.  Jonathan Pryce has been cast as Queen Elizabeth’s husband in the last two seasons of the Netflix drama, following in the footsteps of Matt Smith and Tobias Menzies.He’ll star alongside Imelda Staunton as Elizabeth and Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret.No other casting has been announced so far, but […]

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Emilia Clarke and Zoë Kravitz Sparkle and Shine on the 2020 BAFTAs Red Carpet

Game of Thrones alum Emilia Clarke, Big Little Lies star Zoë Kravitz and other celebs brought the glitz and glamor to the 2020 BAFTAs, aka the Ee British Academy Film Awards, in London on Sunday.Clarke, who is a presenter at the annual event, sported a spaghetti strap, scoop neck sparkling beaded black gown as she walked the red carpet.Kravitz turned heads herself in a long sleeve, high neck, […]

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Gillian Anderson Joins The Crown as Margaret Thatcher: Meet the New Cast

It’s official: Gillian Anderson will play Margaret Thatcher on the upcoming fourth season of The Crown, which is currently in production.The news comes eight months after it was reported that the X-Files alum had reportedly been tapped to play the former British prime minister, nicknamed the Iron Lady due to her political toughness, on the hit Netflix series.The […]

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