Lily James

Lily James as Cinderella Enchants at Box Office With $70M Gross (video) 2

Lily James as Cinderella Enchants at Box Office With $70M Gross (video)

Lily James’s dazzling performance and an age-old story that transcends generations has captapulted “Cinderella” to a magical box office performance. The movie grossed $70.1 million domestically and just over $130 million worldwide. The movie, a live-action remake of Disney’s classic 1950s animated feature, cost $95 million to make. The film’s success gives a clear green light to Disney’s plans to remake other animated classics as live-action features. On tap, are a remake of “Dumbo,” the elephant fantasy, and Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson....
Lily James Captivating in Sparkling Gown at 'Cinderella' Premiere (photos!) 4

Lily James Captivating in Sparkling Gown at ‘Cinderella’ Premiere (photos!)

Lily James, the British actress best known for her role in “Downton Abbey,” was radiant on the red carpet last night (Mar. 1), drawing comparisons to her fairy tale character at the Hollywood premiere of her new movie “Cinderella.” James, 25, has a short film resume. Disney’s “Cinderella” is only her second American picture. She co-stars with Richard Madden and Kate Blanchett. ...
Cinderella's Crazy Small Waist in New Disney Movie Sparks Uproar (see!) 6

Cinderella’s Crazy Small Waist in New Disney Movie Sparks Uproar (see!)

Cinderella in the new Disney live-action movie has an impossibly small waist, according to a new uproar on Social media. Critics charge that Disney has digitally altered Lily James, the actress who plays the role, to create a more fairy tale like appearance. “This isn’t a normal human sized waist, right?’ tweeted actress Sarah Ann Masse. ...
Downton Abbey Season 5: Intrigue, Seduction, Fire! See New Trailer! 8

Downton Abbey Season 5: Intrigue, Seduction, Fire! See New Trailer!

Downton Abbey returns for season 5 in September in the UK and it looks like the modern world has finally caught up with the staid British aristocrats. And, that’s exactly the problem, groans head butler Charles Carson, played by Jim Carter. The new trailer only provides snapshots of the upcoming season, but it looks like the Abbey will be rocked by scandal. The whole clan is there: Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Hugh Bonneville, Joanne Froggatt, Elizabeth McGovern, Rob James-Collier, Brendan Coyle, Laura Carmichael, Allen Leech, Lily James, Sophie Mcshera and Tom Cullen....
Prince William Flies Solo Amid UK's Glam Actresses, Models (photos!) 10

Prince William Flies Solo Amid UK’s Glam Actresses, Models (photos!)

Prince William threw a “little” dinner party to celebrate the work of The Royal Marsden cancer hospitals today (May 13) and drew the UK’s most glamorous actresses and models to stately Windsor Castle. Kate Blanchett, who won Best Actress Oscar this year, was simply royal in an ivory off-the-shoulder Ralph Lauren Collection silk evening gown. Spotted in the crowd were Helena Bonham Carter, Margot Robbie, Emma Watson, Kate Blanchett, Sophia Turner and Lily James. ...
Is Downton Abbey Starting to Face a Cultural Backlash in America? 12

Is Downton Abbey Starting to Face a Cultural Backlash in America?

America’s love affair with “Downton Abbey” may be on the rocks. After four seasons, the Crawley family is facing a backlash over their utter disdain for all things American, Lady Cora notwithstanding, of course. Granted the show was written and produced in Britain, but creator and head writer Julian Fellowes seems to take a particular delight in portraying America as a land of uncouth loudmouths and overweening four-flushers....