Kevin Doyle, Michael Engler, Imelda Staunton and Jim Carter at the Philadelphia premiere of “Downton Abbey.” Jim Carter, Kevin Doyle, Imelda Staunton and Michael Engler Going Back to Downton Abbey by Jay S. Jacobs Downton Abbey was served at the Philadelphia premiere party for the movie of the beloved TV series. Show favorites Jim Carter and Kevin Doyle, new cast member (and legendary British actress) Imelda Staunton and director Michael Engler met with fans, doing a quick Q&
Downton Abbey DOWNTON ABBEY (2019) Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton, Laura Carmichael, Joanne Froggatt, Brendan Coyle, Kevin Doyle, Matthew Goode, Harry Hadden-Paton, David Haig, Geraldine James, Robert James-Collier, Simon Jones, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Tuppence Middleton, Stephen Moore, Lesley Nicol and Kate Phillips. Screenplay by Julian Fellowe
The Chaperone THE CHAPERONE (2018) Starring Elizabeth McGovern, Haley Lu Richardson, Geza Rohrig, Campbell Scott, Andrew Burnap, Victoria Hill, Miranda Otto, Blythe Danner, Matt McGrath, Becky Ann Baker, Jonathan Walker, Robert Fairchild, Bill Hoag, Stan Demidoff, Ellen Toland, Cilda Shaur, Kate Grimes, George Hampe, Kate Abbruzzese, Ruben Navarro, Tyler Weaks, Steve Garfanti and Craig Geraghty. Screenplay by Julian Fellowes. Directed by Michael Engler. Distributed by PBS Dis
Richard E. Grant at the New York Press Day for “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” at the Whitby Hotel on October 13, 2018. Richard E. Grant Forms an Odd Couple with Melissa McCarthy in Can You Ever Forgive Me? by Jay S. Jacobs Richard E. Grant has been quietly putting together one hell of a career for himself in the three decades since he exploded on the scene as the title character in the film Withnail & I. Since then, Grant has disappeared into dozens of roles, in things like the S
A Street Cat Named Bob A STREET CAT NAMED BOB (2016) Starring Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmontas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head, Caroline Goodall, Ruth Sheen, Darren Evans, Beth Goddard, Nina Wadia, Franc Ashman, Ivana Basic, Lorraine Ashbourne, Mark Behan, Daniel Fearn, Adam Riches, Nadine Marshall, John Henshaw, James Bowen and Bob. Screenplay by Tim John and Maria Nation. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode. Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing International. 102 minutes. Not R
Lesley Nicol stars as Mrs. Patmore on “Downton Abbey.” Going Downstairs in Downton Abbey With Lesley Nicol by Jay S. Jacobs When it was created in 2010, no one imagined that Downton Abbey – a period drama about the lives and loves of the rich owners of a British castle and their massive service staff – would become a cultural phenomenon. Not even the cast and crew, according to Lesley Nicol, who has played Mrs. Patmore, the head of the kitchen staff, since the very beginning.