Executive producer Jane Featherstone spoke to Mandi Bierly at Yahoo TV about the casting of James D'Arcy as Lee Ashworth, Hardy's main suspect in the unsolved Sandbrook case. This just shows you how wonderful an actor our James is --- that he can play multi-layered characters with depth and intensity, yet show vulnerability.
Tell me about casting James D’Arcy as Lee. You needed someone who could play seductive and creepy. How...Read more
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films announced the nominations for this year’s 41st Annual Saturn Awards and Agent Carter received 3 nominations!!
Streaming live from Hollywood at Stream TV studios, the nominees were announced by our favourite, Doug Jones (Fantastic Four's Silver Surfur, Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy, Falling Skies) and Naomi Grossman (American Horror Story).
This year, a special category was created to include television shows derived from comic book...Read more
By Brigid Brown Posted on March 4th, 2015 - BBC America/Anglophenia
The wait is over. David Tennant and Olivia Colman make their return to Broadchurch in the season two premiere on BBC AMERICA tonight (March 4) at 10/9c. The townspeople of Broadchurch, a typically quiet English coastal town, reunite for the trial of the accused murderer of a young boy, which played out in season one. In addition to familiar faces like Arthur Darvill, Jodie Whittaker...Read more
Season 2 of Broadchurch will finally have its U.S. premiere on BBC America, this Wednesday on March 4 at 10 pm ET.
James appears quite a bit on their teaser trailer although his character is not revealed in the BBC America website.
For the rest of the world, what is happening to Broadchurch S2?
Australia - currently airing on ABC
France - currently airing on France 2
Canada - Season Finale on Sunday, March 08...Read more
To celebrate the age-old pleasure of watching super hot dudes on television, MTV chose the 11 hottest breakout dudes of the 2015 TV Season. We're assuming MTV hasn't seen James' shirtless scenes in Broadchurch since they chose Jarvis.
#11 Chris Wood, "The Vampire Diaries"
#10 Carlos Valdes, "The Flash"
#9 Alfie Enoch, "How to Get Away with Murder"
#8 Bryshere Y. Gray, "Empire"
#7 James D'Arcy, "Marvel's Agent Carter"
Who knew Jarvis, the English accent-clad voice...Read more
Do you recall a photo of James and Hayley Atwell reading to children as they were waiting to speak onstage at the 2015 Winter TCA press tour at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena? They were helping Disney/ABC Television Group and First Book give away up to 1 million books by joining the #MagicOfStorytelling #speedread challenge. Choose your favorite book and record your speedread! Disney will donate 2 books for every $5...Read more
Digital Spy UK has picked out James as one of the 12 potential actors who could play The Saint in ITV's new series.
Another actor who's been pulling spectacular double-duty of late - playing suspected killer Lee Ashworth on Broadchurch and well-mannered Edwin Jarvis on Marvel's Agent Carter. Like the other James in this list, we know D'Arcy can do charm and danger - could The Saint lure him back to...Read more
Broadchurch's Monday night finale bowed out to a large audience of 8.3 million viewers, drawing an average of 9m for the second series. ITV officially commissioned a third season of Broadchurch with David Tennant and Olivia Colman reprising their roles as DI Hardy and DS Miller.
Other cast members are yet to be confirmed at a later date. ITV Press Release
For Agent Carter, it is too early to tell if another...Read more
The 8-part Marvel's Agent Carter wraps up tonight with the episode called "Valediction." In two new clips, we see Howard Stark's return & the aftermath of the theatre rampage last week. In this final episode, watch for the huge Easter egg that James promised and also a quiet scene between Peggy (Hayley Atwell) and Jarvis (James D'Arcy).
Showrunner, Michele Fazekas described this scene: They're so lovely together and they have such...Read more
We know completely NOTHING, null, zero about what will happen in tonight's Broadchurch filnale. So, before you find out if Joe Miller is guily or not guilty and who killed Pippa from Sandbrook, check out this funny article by Sarah Doran:
The Broadchurch Oscars - From Best Waterworks to the Ultimate Cliffhanger, we honour Broadchurch's most memorable performances
Male – David Tennant
They say a good actor can cry on demand but David...Read more
With only 2 remaining episodes left of Agent Carter, James Viscardi from ComicBook.com sat down with James to discuss about his role, gadgets, easter eggs. key relationships, his earlier and future interactions with Marvel Universe.
Still from tonight's episode of Agent Carter "Snafu"
Looking back on the show, how have you handled the overwhelming positive response to the show?
Well…to be honest with you, I’m not on any social media. So any response...Read more
Jose Molina (one of the AC writers) tweeted: #AgentCarter 107 - "SNAFU" - was written by @RealDingess, and gives us the biggest BOOM! of the season.
We can't wait! Here is the short trailer for episode 7 and a clip with Peggy and Jarvis:
Have you ever wondered what Edwin Jarvis tea would taste like? You can buy it here.
created by: Susanne Sholander
Proper, professional, and humble, Jarvis mixes the traditional flavor...Read more
Mary Comerford from TV Choice Magazine interviewed Eve Myles (Claire Ripley from Broadchurch) and asked her what was it like working with James D’Arcy:
Eve Myles: He’s not a bad looker is he? Apart from him being really quite beautiful, he’s an incredibly generous person so it’s been really hard work! When I was told who was going to play the role I Googled to find out all about him. You’re...Read more
Lovely James and Hayley made a Valentine skit from the set of Marvel's Agent Carter using old movie quotes.
Watch and enjoy! Happy Valentine's Day, James!! May you have all the Lindor chocolates in the world!
Transcript and from which movie the iconic lines came from:
Hello. Don't speak. You had me at hello. --- Jerry Maguire
I was going to say, we'll always have Paris --- Casablanca
Is it still raining? I...Read more
An article from Agent Carter.net:
After this week’s action packed episode of Marvel’s Agent Carter it is hard to fathom that we have only 3 episodes (only 2 now) to go before the season is over. I want more. You want more. We all want more Agent Carter!
Guess what fans, it’s up to you to make it happen, don’t just sit back and hope for the best. While renewal chances are good...Read more
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Several interesting articles, reviews and recaps of episode 6 appeared today (spoilers!)
Radio Times by Ben Dowell:
Broadchurch drops another thrilling bombshell as the spotlight falls on Eve Myles’ Claire
Episode six powered through to another blood-pumping revelation: the discovery that it was Claire who stole the crucial pendant evidence which led to Lee’s iffy exoneration in the Sandbrook case.
She has been in the spotlight for a while now but matters came to...Read more
As part of its celebration to mark the beginning of construction of their new state-of-the-art facilities for drama training at its West End London site, LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) asked their alumni to share their all-time favourite Shakespeare speeches.
09 Feb 2015: LAMDA/ What's On/ New Features / #LAMDAlovesShakespeare
When we asked 1995 LAMDA grad James D'Arcy what his favourite Shakespeare speech is, he told us it is...Read more
Broadchurch episode 6 synopsis:
Tom Miller takes the stand at the trial of his dad Joe and Claire Ripley starts to show her true colours.The unofficial Sandbrook investigation continues further but has it finally taken its toll on Alec Hardy?
We can see that something is really amiss with Claire in this short trailer:
Tomorrow we'll see episode 6 of Agent Carter: A Sin to Err:
Peggy discovers the shocking truth about Leviathan but...Read more
An old footage of James and his Master and Commander shipmates at the L.A. Premiere was recently uploaded to youtube. A gem of red carpet interviews we've never seen before. Jeannie Mortensen was on hand to interview the cast (including Russell Crowe and the two Jarvises, no less)..
Listen to James' hilarious responses!!
Oh God, James is so cute in this Marvel Entertainment.. especially when Haley complimented him. Ta!!
An exclusive interview with Screen Slam about Agent Carter. Find out what their DOP did with Dior silk stockings.
A podcast interview with Rotten Tomatoes. Matt Atchity grills James about Edwin Jarvis on Agent Carter.
Starting at 24.00 to 32.00 of the clip.
We all know how energetic James can be, at times it can be quite a challenge to keep up with him.
Ahead of tonight's episode of Marvel's Agent Carter, "The Iron Ceiling," James gave 7 interviews (they're all in Interview 2015 should you be so inclined to read them all in one go) and by far, this one by Bustle's Allyson Koerner is the most entertaining one..
In addition to everyone pretty much...Read more
Hollywood Reporter published a new interview (by Aaron Couch) with James today:
'Agent Carter': Peggy's Betrayal Puts Jarvis in "Nightmare Situation". James D'Arcy also weighs in on if Howard Stark's butler could appear in future seasons: "There are so many permutations that could get them back together."
Jarvis (James D'Arcy) will have some major explaining to do on Tuesday's Agent Carter.
The loyal butler to Howard Stark (Dominic Cooper) betrayed Peggy (Hayley Atwell)...Read more
Finally we got to know the role James plays in the new Wachowski's movie! Warner Bros. Entertainment published a press information yesterday:
Among the actors in key supporting roles, James D’Arcy strikes a poignant but inspirational figure as Jupiter’s doomed father, Maximillian Jones. An idealistic astrophysicist who died before her birth, he bestowed upon his child a distinctive name and the potential for seeing the beauty of the cosmos.
But don't worry, he won't...Read more
It's Monday so we are waiting for episode 5 of Broadchurch. It's on ITV at 9 PM in GB and on TV3 at 10 pm in Ireland. David Tennant News has an interesting recap of episode 4 "A Sandbrook Case Update" and Radio Times asks If Claire Will Survive For Series 3.
Here is a short trailer for episode 5:
World Premiere of Jupiter Ascending will take place tonight, 5.30 pm at the...Read more
Michal Schick"s interview with James on Hypable:
Fan-favorite James D’Arcy talks to Hypable about the loves and lies of Edwin Jarvis – and what the future holds for Agent Carter.
Peggy discovered that Jarvis was keeping secrets from her this week. How will Jarvis approach trying to mend their fences?
You know, I think he’s in an extremely tough spot. Because obviously his loyalties lie with Howard, and he’s explained to a certain...Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Secret Screening at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Cast and Crew Screening: 9.30 am at the Odeon Leicester Square in London
Monday, February 2, 2015 - Red Carpet Premiere: 7 pm at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. ...Read more
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James D'Arcy talks about Jarvis's relationship with Tony Stark (or lack thereof) and his own talks with Paul Bettany (or lack thereof).
By Max Nicholson --> Warning: Some spoilers from the most recent Agent Carter episode follow...
For the last few years or so, most MCU fans knew J.A.R.V.I.S. as Iron Man's artificial intelligence system, voiced by Paul Bettany. However, Marvel's Agent Carter, which began...Read more
After last week's "backlash," what are they saying about Broadchurch now? From twitter, most gutteral responses seem fixated on Lee's smoking-hot bare chest while Pauline Quirke's reappearance made #4 top twitter trending topic in the UK. Ep 4 captured an audience of 5.6m (22.7%) on Monday night and wrestled back the 9 pm slot from Silent Witness.
Huffington Post by Caroline Frost
Episode 4 - Escaped Hammy Moments Of Previous Weeks
The Agent Carter Cast Talks Female Empowerment and Our Girl Crush Could Not Be Stronger by Sydney Bucksbaum and Kristin Dos Santos on Eonline
ETonline sat down with stars Hayley Atwell and James D'Arcy to get the inside scoop on what it takes to be a kickass secret agent.
This one is from Access Hollywood. About reading tweets :)
OK, this one got blocked on YT, but you can watch it on Access...Read more
Our indefatigable James is doing an exclusive stage reading of a new play CARDAMOM penned by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Virtuality co-star) and Joe Derrick at VS. Theatre Company in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, January 28, 2015 at 8 pm.
According to Dujour Magazine, Nikolaj penned the play in Dublin.
Devon Gummersall will direct this reading of Cardamom, with a cast including: James D'Arcy, JB Blanc, Alicia Witt (Flight of the Swan co-star), and...Read more
Two new promotional clips:
Lee Ashworth and Ellie Miller
Agent Carter promo with our favorite butler
By Chris E. Hayner / zap2it / Jan 21st, 2015
In the epic battle for best comic book TV show, there's one fight you might not have expected. Who's the best TV butler? On one hand, there's Alfred Pennyworth (Sean Pertwee) on "Gotham," the closest thing to family Bruce Wayne has left. Then there's "Agents Carter's" Edwin Jarvis (James D'Arcy), who finds himself in the middle of a spy drama.
While it's impossible to...Read more
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"Agent's Carter's"JAMES D'ARCY TALKS THE MANY FACETS OF EDWIN JARVIS by Scott Huver
Just as the faithful artificial intelligence J.A.R.V.I.S. has proven indispensable to Tony Stark, the original Jarvis, manservant to Tony's father Howard in the postwar years, proved just as vital to the senior Stark -- and perhaps even more so to espionage agent Peggy Carter.
Providing a very dry tone and a stiff upper lip to the hit...Read more
Several new stills from episodes 4-5 were published recently. The rest of them you can see in our gallery. Having taken a one-week break Marvel's Agent Carter returns this coming Tuesday to continue its eight-episode run.
Episode 4 The Blitzkrieg Button synopsis:
Peggy may be in more trouble than usual when fugitive Howard Stark suddenly returns for mysterious reasons. And Chief Dooley chases a new clue all the way to Europe that threatens to...Read more
The second series of Broadchurch comes to Australia! The first episode starts on ABC on Sunday 15th February at 8.40pm
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Here is the Australian trailer:
Episode 4 preview looks scary...
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In Style UK ran an article: 5 Reasons We’re Watching Broadchurch by Hannah Rochell on Tuesday 20 January, 2015.
Let's get straight to the point. It wasn't Olivia Coleman's orange anorak.
Here's their top 5 reasons to watch Broadchurch:
1. The new kinda hot bad guy
Just as we’ve got over how wrong it was to fancy Jamie Dornan in The Fall, along comes dashing James D’Arcy, AKA The New Baddie (or is he?)...Read more
I'm happy to tell you that James' character in Broadchurch, Lee Ashworth, plays an important role in the plot and is quite often onscreen. Besides, his stand-offs with David Tennant are a pleasure to watch :). Lee is described in the reviews as "the creepy control freak" with "scary eyes" or "possibly murderous (and devilishly handsome)". People on Twitter wonder how could they be attracted to a murderer :) But...Read more
Well, James had fun for sure on yesterday's Agent Carter wrap. Hayley Atwell tweeted: Hair wraps, but the wig makes it's rounds.
Geoffrey Colo posted this photo of the merry cast:
and Alexander Carroll sent us this picture: Souza and Jarvis are having a moment. Hahaha!
Director E wrote on AgentCarter,Net:
With only 8 episodes in season one and 3 already aired fans are left with just 5 episodes to enjoy. I suspect that...Read more
Someone commented on Twitter yesterday that James doesn't need to have a Twitter account because Hayley Atwell tweets for him too :) This photo above we got thanks to @GeoffreyColo though. This one too:
@GeoffreyColo: Don't miss @HayleyAtwell & #JamesDarcy in the BBC mini-series In Search of Amelia #AgenrCarter
@HayleyAtwell: Far too much time on our hands
@HayleyAtwell: Would you Adam and Eve it? #cockneyrhymingslang
@HayleyAtwell: Agent Carter the musical
@wendywillming: These two make late...Read more
Agent Carter continues to get rave reviews and James' performance is generally praised. Take a look at some of the recent reviews:
Christopher Bourque, Tv After Dark:
Hayley Atwell and James D’Arcy share a kinetic on-screen chemistry that glows a bit more brightly each week. It was a beautiful thing to watch these actors display such subtle emotions as Jarvis and Peggy fight through adversity for each other. This story revealed how...Read more
James (and his co-stars Hayley Atwell, Chad Michael Murray, Enver Gjokaj, Lyndsy Fonseca) attended the Disney ABC Television Group's Winter press tour held at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa held on Wednesday night (Jan 14) in Pasadena, California.
The panel for ABC’s Marvel’s Agent Carter kicked off with a sneak clip from Episode 4 showing that Howard Stark (Dominic Cooper) is indeed returning. The scene showed him having a heated emotional fight...Read more
‘Agent Carter': James D’Arcy on Jarvis’ quippy charm: ‘Rambo, he’s not’
Jan. 14, 2015 | 11:57 a.m.
Interview By Gina McIntyre / LaTHeroComplex
In Marvel’s latest series for ABC, the 1940s adventure “Agent Carter,” James D’Arcy provides the perfectly cultured counterpoint to Hayley Atwell’s sophisticated spy as Edwin Jarvis. The man Friday to Dominic Cooper’s Howard Stark, Jarvis becomes a key ally for Peggy as she sets about to try to clear Howard’s name...Read more
Agent Carter returns tonight: watch episode 3 on ABC at 8 pm ET!
Yesterday we watched the second episode of Broudchurch and the delightful Lee Ashworth, played by James. Ben Dowell from RadioTimes liked his performance as well: Lee is shaping up to be a brilliant character – with D’Arcy eschewing the posh boy parts he often plays to deliver a performance of real cockney menace and intensity.
What's new on JamesD'ArcyNet...Read more
Thanks to an exclusive by TV Line, we have a behind the set pic of Stan Lee with James, Hayley Atwell and Dominic Cooper.
The 92-year old Marvel creator will have a cameo on the fourth episode of Agent Carter called "The Blitzkrieg Button" airing Tuesday, January 27 (9-10pm ET)
The synopsis for that episode reads:
Peggy may be in more trouble than usual when fugitive Howard Stark suddenly returns for mysterious...Read more
We don't have any synopsis for Broadchurch's episode 2 (to air next Monday on ITV) of course. But we've got a short trailer, where we can see DI Hardy confronting James' character, Lee Ashworth:
DigitalSpy posted 20 burning questions we have about episode 1, some of them concerning Lee Ashworth and the Sandbrook case:
1. Is Lee Ashworth definitely guilty in the Sandbrook case?
The presumption after what we were told in series one and...Read more
We are immensly pleased that James' role in Agent Carter got such a fantastic response, Twitter exploded with praise on Tuesday and Wednesday - Jarvis was trending! - (check out our Twitter - I retweeted some of it) and the reviewers said James' Jarvis was "one of the brightests spots" of the series.
Here are excerpts from some of the reviews:
D’Arcy particularly shines as Jarvis, and has some real comedic chemistry...Read more
The second premiere in two days, yay! Hayley Atwell posted this photo on Twitter, saying: I think James D'Arcy is excited about the show.
If you don't know much about Agent Carter, don't worry Natalie Abrams wrote on InsideTv an article especially for you:
For those uninitiated into the world of Marvel—specifically Captain America—Agent Carter (Hayley Atwell) made her cinematic debut in Captain America: The First Avenger as a butt-kicking bombshell of...Read more
Seven million viewers turned up to watch episode 1 of the second series of Broadchurch on ITV yesterday and the press reviews were very favorable too. Links to reviews are on DigitalSpy: Broadchurch returns: What the critics said about series 2 premiere.
James appeared on screen only for several minutes, but he made an impression! Gorgeous, Twitter said :) Caroline Frost on HuffingtonPost wrote about James' character Lee Ashworth - who, I...Read more
What we know so far ahead of tonight's first episode:
1. It will pick up where it left off
Teaser clips hinted in November that “the end is where it begins”, meaning the new series will be connected to the first, at least in some ways. There were even some clues to the new storyline in past episodes, according to lead star Olivia Colman.
“Chris set up a lot of things we never...Read more
Broadchurch premieres on Monday, 5th January, on ITV, but no screener of the pilot has been available for reviewers. Secrecy!
So what do we know about Broadchurch series 2 and James' character, Lee?
Peter Dyke (DailyStar):
A HUNKY Broadchurch actor fled the country to avoid letting slip any of the hit show’s secrets.
The TV whodunit, starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman, will be the hottest thing on the box when it returns next...Read more
More Agent Carter stills in our gallery.
The first two episodes of Agent Carter have been generally praised by the critics. Almost all of the reviewers noticed James' performance. It seems we are in for the real treat!
David Wiegand (SFGate):
Gosh, “Marvel’s Agent Carter” is a heck of a lot of fun, and if that statement feels a bit old-fashioned, well, it fits the sprightly period piece about a female secret agent...Read more
Airing on Good Morning, America today (January 2, 2014), Cameron Matheson for ABC News goes behind the scenes of Agent Carter and interviews Hayley Carter, James D'Arcy and Chad Michael Murray.
James & his character is introduced and there is an exciting filming footage of a scene with Peggy and Jarvis..
Ooh, James is looking very handsome! Looking forward to his 85 costume changes per episode!
The 2-hour episode of Agent Carter...Read more
Comics Continuum Vol #16/ Issue: 359/ Thursday, December 25, 2014
Marvel's Agent Carter: James D'Arcy
- Interview with actor who plays Edwin Jarvis in ABC show premiering Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 on ABC
By Rob Allstetter
On his character:
D'Arcy: Jarvis doesn't seem to be very flappable. In a crisis, he's actually pretty good. He's able to think fairly clearly. And he's also pretty funny. i mean, he's got a pretty wry sense of humor...Read more
2 clips with behind the scenes footages from Let's Be Cops. Our genteel James recreated as the alpha male..
B-Roll II for Let's Be Cops on TrailerAddict.
B-Roll III for Let's Be Cops on TrailerAddict.
We've got two great Christmas videos from James' fans, Yukari and @SandyRandall. Enjoy!
Project Christmas Card is officially over! The card has been sent and let’s hope it will find its way to London witout any trouble.
Thanks to everyone who has participated, we hope you like the final product :)
Many thanks to Adeline for writing and sending the card.
On the last day on the set of Agent Carter before the holidays, Hayley Atwell spoils the cast and crew with a lobster truck for lunch. And the lovely lady posted pics of James at the end of day.. Thank you, Hayley!!!
12:33 AM - 19 Dec 2014 @HayleyAtwell
"It's been a long day for Jarvis"
12:38 AM - 19 Dec 2014 @HayleyAtwell
"Found this in the trash. Not sure...Read more
@DorsetEchoJo posted this new photo of Broadchurch cast on Twitter. Why does James stand so far away? He is hardly visible! But, on the other hand, he towers above all the rest of the cast. It feels like if he was somehow apart of them. Hmmm, I'm really curious what his role is. Do you think he is a villain? I bet his character is a suspect. And what is...Read more
Remember the Dinofish TV documentary which James taped at Doppler Studios in Atlanta during the time he was filming Let's be Cops in May of 2013?
We finally found a 2.05 trailer with his narration that was submitted to the Wildscreen Film Festival (April 2014).
The full 50 minute clip with his narration hasn't been found yet, but compare James' mellifluous voice to that with a Russian voiceover and the one...Read more