‘Downton Abbey’ Brings Cool TV Crowd to PBS

(Reuters) – Move over, “Mad Men” and Kim Kardashian. There’s a new darling in U.S. pop culture, with a much posher accent and even fancier clothes. British World War One-era drama “Downton Abbey” and its colorful cast of countesses, cooks and kitchen maids has taken America by storm, dominating modern social media and bringing millions […]

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Guillermo Del Toro Leaves ‘The Hobbit’

He’d moved to New Zealand and prepared to commit three years of his life to making the two prequels to The Lord of the Rings trilogy, but Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) has now had to back out of directing The Hobbit, although he will still be co-writing the screenplays. The Hobbit was set […]

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