'Downton Abbey' Actor Says Gay Role Hurt His Career — But Is He ... - Advocate.com

October 3, 2017 - 10:12pm

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'Downton Abbey' Actor Says Gay Role Hurt His Career — But Is He ...
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Robert James-Collier, who played the scheming underbutler Thomas Barrow, claimed his character's homosexuality closed doors to mainstream success in ...
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'Downton Abbey' star: Playing gay has hurt my career - Queerty

October 3, 2017 - 5:40pm

Queerty

'Downton Abbey' star: Playing gay has hurt my career
Queerty
Talking to Radio Times, the actor notes he hasn't been offered the same opportunities as costars Michelle Dockery, Lily James, and Dan Stevens. While Dockery stars in TNT's Good Behavior; Stevens is currently the lead in FX's Legion; and James just ...
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“Downton Abbey” Star Says Playing Gay Butler Has Hurt His Career - NewNowNext

October 3, 2017 - 3:27pm

“Downton Abbey” Star Says Playing Gay Butler Has Hurt His Career
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Thomas the butler was one a fan favorite on Downton Abbey, but actor Rob James-Collier complains the role of the scheming gay manservant has left him typecast in Hollywood. James-Collier, 41, told Radio Times that he hasn't had the opportunities his ...

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'Marshall' biopic portrays civil rights legend Thurgood Marshall as real-life superhero - Newsday

October 3, 2017 - 3:17pm

Newsday

'Marshall' biopic portrays civil rights legend Thurgood Marshall as real-life superhero
Newsday
Dan Stevens, who's English, was following the Brexit vote,” he said, referring to the ex-“Downton Abbey” actor who plays prosecutor Lorin Willis. “And we're saying, 'Nah that will never happen.' Then it does and we say, 'What does that mean?' And we ...

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'It can lead to typecasting': Rob James-Collier believes playing gay butler Thomas Barrow on Downton Abbey RUINED ... - Daily Mail

October 3, 2017 - 11:11am

Daily Mail

'It can lead to typecasting': Rob James-Collier believes playing gay butler Thomas Barrow on Downton Abbey RUINED ...
Daily Mail
And Rob James-Collier believes that playing villainous gay butler Thomas Barrow in the ITV period drama has stunted a chance of a Hollywood career because he was typecast. The 41-year-old actor has admitted he aspired to have the same Stateside ...

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Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 8-14 - News1130

October 3, 2017 - 5:30am

Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 8-14
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Actor Mario Lopez (“The X Factor,” ”Saved by the Bell”) is 44. Singer Mya is 38. Actor Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”) is 35. Oct. 11: Actor Ron Leibman is 80. Singer Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates is 71. Country singer Paulette Carlson (Highway 101) is 66.

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Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 8-14 - Houston Chronicle

October 3, 2017 - 5:20am

Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 8-14
Houston Chronicle
Oct. 8: Actor Paul Hogan is 78. Singer Fred Cash of The Impressions is 77. Actor-comedian Chevy Chase is 74. Author R.L. Stine ("Goosebumps") is 74. TV personality Sarah Purcell ("Real People") is 69. Actress Sigourney Weaver is 68. Singer Robert "Kool ...

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Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 8-14 - Washington Post

October 3, 2017 - 5:13am

Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 8-14
Washington Post
Oct. 8: Actor Paul Hogan is 78. Singer Fred Cash of The Impressions is 77. Actor-comedian Chevy Chase is 74. Author R.L. Stine (”Goosebumps”) is 74. TV personality Sarah Purcell (”Real People”) is 69. Actress Sigourney Weaver is 68. Singer Robert “Kool ...

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Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 8-14 - TheChronicleHerald.ca

October 3, 2017 - 5:07am

Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 8-14
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Actor Mario Lopez ("The X Factor," ''Saved by the Bell") is 44. Singer Mya is 38. Actor Dan Stevens ("Downton Abbey") is 35. Oct. 11: Actor Ron Leibman is 80. Singer Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates is 71. Country singer Paulette Carlson (Highway 101) is 66.

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Downton star reveals playing a gay man in hit show has ruined his dream Hollywood career - Mirror.co.uk

October 2, 2017 - 11:00pm

Downton star reveals playing a gay man in hit show has ruined his dream Hollywood career
Mirror.co.uk
The actor told the Radio Times that he thinks the characters played by his co-stars, such as Michelle Dockery, Dan Stevens and Lily James, are “more easily transferable” in Hollywood. He said: “I think audiences in the US can identify quite easily with ...

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'The Gifted' Review: Fox's 'X-Men' Series Would Benefit from a 'Legion' of Better Ideas - IndieWire

October 2, 2017 - 8:03pm

IndieWire

'The Gifted' Review: Fox's 'X-Men' Series Would Benefit from a 'Legion' of Better Ideas
IndieWire
From the dialogue-free, montage introduction of David (Dan Stevens) to the lengthy one-takes, to the camera-flipping climactic kiss, it was a story we hadn't heard in a world we'd never seen. This is not to say Singer does a poor job with “The Gifted ...

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Idris Elba auditioned for Beauty And The Beast's Gaston and we need to see that tape - Metro

October 2, 2017 - 8:47am

Metro

Idris Elba auditioned for Beauty And The Beast's Gaston and we need to see that tape
Metro
Now blame Disney for failing to bring this dream to life as they didn't cast the British actor in the role of Gaston in the recent live adaptation of the classic animation – despite Idris auditioning for the role. Yes, the Luthor actor has admitted ...
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Idris Elba auditioned for Beauty and the Beast - The List

October 1, 2017 - 7:36am

The List

Idris Elba auditioned for Beauty and the Beast
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The 45-year-old actor has admitted he sent in an audition tape for the recent live-action remake of the 1991 animated Disney feature, but lost out on his dream of playing the villainous Gaston after the role ultimately went to Luke Evans. Idris told ...
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Idris Elba auditioned to play Gaston in 'Beauty and the Beast' - Daily Excelsior

September 30, 2017 - 7:28pm

Hindustan Times

Idris Elba auditioned to play Gaston in 'Beauty and the Beast'
Daily Excelsior
LOS ANGELES, Sept 30: Actor Idris Elba has revealed that he auditioned for the role of Gaston in Disney's live- action adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast”. The 45-year-old actor said the tape of his audition must be there with the makers, reported ...
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Idris Elba auditioned to play Gaston in 'Beauty and the Beast' - Outlook India

September 30, 2017 - 5:29am

Los Angeles Times

Idris Elba auditioned to play Gaston in 'Beauty and the Beast'
Outlook India
Los Angeles, Sep 30 Actor Idris Elba has revealed that he auditioned for the role of Gaston in Disney's live- action adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast". ... Directed by Bill Condon, "Beauty and the Beast", starred Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in lead ...
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Idris Elba Auditioned to Play Gaston in Disney's Live-Action “Beauty and the Beast” - Brit + Co

September 29, 2017 - 10:21pm

Brit + Co

Idris Elba Auditioned to Play Gaston in Disney's Live-Action “Beauty and the Beast”
Brit + Co
Emma Watson was the perfect Belle, Dan Stevens was both dreamy and nightmarish as Beast, and Luke Evans played the fabulously conceited Gaston to a tee. But Evans ... “I honestly love musicals,” the dashing 45-year-old actor told People's Jess Cagle.
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Arrow producer developing female Kung Fu reboot - Looper

September 28, 2017 - 9:01pm

Looper

Arrow producer developing female Kung Fu reboot
Looper
There's a reboot of Kung Fu in the works at Fox, and it will have a female-centric spin. Deadline reports that the network greenlit a put pilot with Arrow producer Greg Berlanti at the helm. A sequel the '70s TV series starring David Carradine, it ...

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The 2017 Live-Action 'Beauty And The Beast' Joins List Of Disney Films On Netflix! - moviepilot.com

September 28, 2017 - 9:44am

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The 2017 Live-Action 'Beauty And The Beast' Joins List Of Disney Films On Netflix!
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For months, fans of the classic 1991 animated film Beauty and the Beast were bursting with enthusiasm for the live-action remake. With an A-list cast with actors such as Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Josh Gad, and Luke Evans, Beauty and the Beast was ...

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