Colin Firth

Michael Peterson Calls The Staircase’s Colin Firth "Dull as Dirt" in New Interview

Michael Peterson spoke out against HBO Max's The Staircase, insulting Colin Firth's acting and saying that his late wife, Kathleen, would've been appalled.

June 15, 2022


Why The Staircase's Odessa Young Is Weary of True-Crime Fans Playing "Armchair Detective"

Odessa Young spoke to E! News about playing Martha Ratliff in HBO Max's The Staircase, which explores the murder of Kathleen Peterson.

June 11, 2022


Sophie Turner Goes Into Speech Mode in This The Staircase Finale Sneak Peek

With her father Michael Peterson (Colin Firth) facing his retrial hearing, Margaret Ratliff (Sophie Turner) attempts to lighten the mood with a speech in this exclusive clip from The Staircase.

June 8, 2022

From The Staircase to Candy: The Definitive Ranking of 2022's True Crime Dramas

Overwhelmed by 2022's true crime surge? See what's really worth a watch by reading our definitive ranking of The Staircase, Candy, The Thing About Pam and more true crime dramas.

May 26, 2022

Michael Peterson Speaks Out About HBO Max's The Staircase in Rare Interview

Michael Peterson joined the U.K. show This Morning to discuss HBO Max's adaptation of the true-crime documentary The Staircase.

May 25, 2022

How HBO Max's The Staircase Adds a Meta Twist to a Well-Known True Crime Story

The Staircase ‘s creators break down how they adapted the docuseries for HBO Max as the original documentarians speak out against the show.

May 20, 2022


Rosemarie DeWitt Thinks Kathleen Peterson's Sister Was "Villainized" in The Staircase Documentary

The Staircase actresses Rosemarie DeWitt and Olivia DeJonge discussed playing Kathleen Peterson's daughter and sister in the HBO Max adaptation of the infamous true-crime case.

May 12, 2022


Colin Firth Says Understanding Michael Peterson in The Staircase Was "Unfathomable"

Colin Firth's talents were put to the test when he was cast as accused murderer Michael Peterson in The Staircase, out now on HBO Max.

May 8, 2022


How Toni Collette Honors Kathleen Peterson in The Staircase

Toni Collette shared how The Staircase put Kathleen Peterson at the center of this true-crime tale, 20 years after she died in her North Carolina home.

May 5, 2022

See How The Staircase Cast Compares to Their Real-Life Characters

Colin Firth plays Michael Peterson in the HBO Max series The Staircase, which is based on the documentary about the 2001 death of Peterson’s wife, Kathleen.

May 5, 2022

Your First Look at HBO Max's Captivating New Series The Staircase

The Staircase, starring Colin Firth and Toni Collette, is bringing the real-life story of Michael Peterson to HBO Max. Take a look at the gripping new trailer here.

April 21, 2022

Bridgerton Creator Confirms Wet & Wild Scene Was a Nod to Mr. Darcy

In a recent interview, Bridgerton creator Chris Van Dusen confirmed that one particular season two scene was a direct nod to Colin Firth's Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice.

March 30, 2022

Colin Firth Makes For a Chilling Michael Peterson in The Staircase Teaser

Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Patrick Schwarzenegger and more star in HBO Max's adaptation of the Staircase documentary, about the mysterious death of Kathleen Peterson.

March 29, 2022

Why the Complexities of The Staircase Posed Problems For Toni Collette and Colin Firth

Toni Collette and Colin Firth are playing Kathleen and Michael Peterson in the TV adaptation of The Staircase, a docuseries that gripped true-crime fans in 2004.

March 25, 2022

"Bridget Jones's Diary" Turns 20: E! News Rewind

In honor of the romcom's 20th anniversary, celebrate with 2001 throwback interviews with Renee Zellweger, Hugh Grant & Colin Firth!

April 13, 2021

Colin Firth to Portray Michael Peterson in TV Adaptation of The Staircase Documentary

Colin Firth is set to portray convicted felon Michael Peterson in a TV adaption of the famous true crime documentary The Staircase, which investigated the death of Kathleen Peterson.

March 31, 2021

Colin Firth and Wife Livia Split After 22 Years of Marriage

Actor Colin Firth has announced his separation from wife Livia Giuggioli after 22 years of marriage. Read the statement here.

December 13, 2019

Hugh Grant Actually Hates This Famous Love Actually Scene

Hugh Grant said filming this famous Love Actually scene was "absolute hell." Find out which moment he dreaded the most from the classic holiday movie here.

December 12, 2019

Helena Bonham Carter Has Some Pretty Hot Tea on Co-Stars Rihanna and Olivia Colman

Helena Bonham Carter spilled the tea on her famous co-stars Rihanna, Olivia Colman and more during Tuesday's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Watch it here.

November 20, 2019

Relive All the Moments Colin Firth Stole Our Hearts On and Off Screen

Celebrate the British icon's 58th birthday with all of his dreamiest moments

September 10, 2018

Colin Firth's Wife Livia Giuggioli Settles Stalking Case Against Former Fling

She has agreed to a private settlement with Marco Brancaccia

July 5, 2018

Colin Firth and Wife Livia Make First Public Appearance Since Affair and Stalking Scandal

Couple attended an event in Switzerland alongside Julianne Moore on Thursday

March 23, 2018