Network Radio BBC Week 48: Dizzee Rascal headlines as DJs including Trevor Nelson and MistaJam host 1Xtra Live ... Czech Prime Minister Ladislav Adamec formally announces the end of the Communist party's monopoly on power and British PM Margaret Thatcher and her challenger Sir ... 11/30/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
BBC weathergirl blasts 'pathetic' burglars as she appeals for return of 'irreplaceable' pictures and family heirlooms stolen from her home The theft came only a few days after comedian Miranda Hart also took to Twitter to ask for her laptop to be returned following a burglary. The star of sitcom Miranda offered a reward for the computer, which contained 'precious creative projects'. 10/17/2013 - 9:11 am | View Link
BBC executives will use Children In Need to try to address its 'elephant in the room'... but won't mention disgraced presenter Jimmy Savile by name The BBC will use this year's Children in Need to address the Jimmy Savile scandal - but will not mention the disgraced presenter by name. BBC executives will be keeping a close eye on the public response to its flagship annual charity ... 11/15/2012 - 12:58 pm | View Link
BBC Films announces new projects with Simon Curtis, David Heyman Saoirse Ronan to star in adaptation of Vera Brittain’s Testament of Youth, Simon Curtis to direct drama based on struggle for Klimt paintings BBC Films is working ... Gustav Klimt paintings, including his most famous golden portrait of Maria’s aunt ... 05/20/2012 - 8:18 am | View Link
BBC hire Sam Mendes to bring Shakespeare back on our screens American Beauty director Sam Mendes is producing Richard II ... The BBC has also commissioned Jane Campion, who directed The Piano and Bright Star, to make an original series. Set in New Zealand, Top Of The Lake follows the disappearance ... 09/30/2010 - 5:04 am | View Link
Following her dramatic turn in the upcoming "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," Wiig will play the twin sister of fellow SNL alum Bill Hader in "The Skeleton Twins."
In general a lot of actors are being drawn to independent film because of the quality of interesting roles that they can play.
Altogether, 117 feature-length films, selected out of 12,218 titles submitted (72 more than for 2013), are scheduled for Sundance 2014.
"Girls" sitcom creator Lena Dunham, whose debut movie "Tiny Furniture" won best narrative feature when it premiered at the South by Southwest film festival in 2010, will appear in writer/director Joe Swanberg's "Happy Christmas," also starring Anna Kendrick.
Sundance is known for launching the careers of promising new talent, like first-time writer-director Ryan Coogler, who premiered the harrowing "Fruitvale Station" at last January's festival — a film that earned three Independent Spirit Award nominations, including best first feature.
This time around, potential breakouts include first-time actor Josh Wiggins, who plays opposite Aaron Paul in a film about a reckless and displaced teen.
 in the festival's Next category, Desiree Akhavan, who wrote, directed and stars in the Brooklyn-set coming-of-age "Appropriate Behavior," is poised to be a fierce triple-threat.
South Africa’s foreign language Oscar hopeful focuses on four characters trying to survive in the violent suburbs outside Cape Town. A handful of characters cross paths in the sprawling South African ghetto of Cape Flats in Four Corners (Die Vier Hoeke), director Ian Gabriel’s heartfelt and stylized coming-of-age street drama.