The Sweeney – review

This is the first big-screen version of the classic 1970s cop series since the highly efficient 1978 Sweeney 2 in which John Thaw and Dennis Waterman reprised their TV roles as the boozy, violent ...

A movie version of Dad's Army?

You may find the new Ben Stiller movie The Watch strangely familiar. But that's not necessarily a good thing You might be forgiven for thinking that you've seen The Watch before. Not because Ben ...

Is The Watch just a movie version of Dad's Army?

You may find the new Ben Stiller movie The Watch strangely familiar. But that's not necessarily a good thing You might be forgiven for thinking that you've seen The Watch before. Not because Ben ...

Frederick Treves obituary

A familiar face on stage and screen, he often played authority figures In an acting career that lasted for well over half a century, Frederick Treves, who has died aged 86, specialised in playing men ...

Shut it: Plan B to star in new Sweeney film

The hip-hop musician says being cast as George Carter alongside Ray Winstone as Jack Regan is a dream come true The rapper Plan B is the new Dennis Waterman. And he's delighted. The Brit ...

Ray Winstone Joins “The Sweeney”

For those not in the know, The Sweeney was a British police drama from the 1970′s, replacing the sometimes slightly twee and parochial style of earlier British police series such as Z-Cars and Dixon ...

Winstone Targets "The Sweeney"

Actor Ray Winstone ("Sexy Beast") has now signed on to play the lead role of Officer 'Jack Regan' in a feature film remake of the 1975 UK TV series "The Sweeney". The original police drama, lensed ...

Daniel Craig Targets "The Sweeney"

Actor Daniel Craig ("Casino Royale") is being considered to play the lead role of Officer 'Jack Regan' in a feature film remake of the 1975 UK TV series "The Sweeney". Ray Winstone ("Sexy Beast") has ...