5 Things You Didn't Know About Kingsman Breakout Star Taron Egerton

Outfitted in snazzy suits and a swagger, Taron Egerton held his own against industry vets including Colin Firth and Samuel L. Jackson as spy protégé Eggsy in the action-comedy Kingsman: The Secret Service.

PEOPLE chatted with the breakout Welsh actor about his rise to fame – and what’s next for him.

Guess Which Fan Interaction Oscar-winner Colin Firth Prefers: Hand Shake or Selfie?

Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth stars in the new action-thriller Kingsman: The Secret Service but the 54-year-old actor would much rather shake hands than snap a selfie. He loves a good Southern California sunrise and admitted vacation is a “distant memory,” when he chatted with PEOPLE this week about “one last thing”

Last sunrise I watched
I was in L.A. for [Golden] Globes weekend. I think Southern California sunsets are some of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen. And I m not just blowing smoke your way!

Can't Get Tickets to Fifty Shades? Why Kingsman Will Be Just as Satisfying

Yes, we’ve talked a lot about Fifty Shades of Grey this week, yes, it’s probably going to have a huge opening weekend, and yes, it’s likely to sell out at certain theaters around the country. So if you forgot to Fandango and find you can’t get your Christian Grey fix tonight, what do you do?

See Kingsman: The Secret Service.

New Kingsman Sneak Peek: Colin Firth and Puppies!

See a Mouse Crash Colin Firth's Red Carpet Moment at the Kingsman Premiere (PHOTO)

A teeny mouse made its red carpet debut at the London premiere of Kingsman: The Secret Service.

Colin Firth – who plays Harry Hart in the film – was giving an interview when the furry critter scurried next to the 54-year-old’s foot.

Firth seemed undeterred (or maybe didn t notice the little guy) as it made its way through the Leicester Square Theatre.

But this isn’t the first time an animal has made a premiere appearance.

The Best Dressed of the Year: Men of the Red Carpet

Helen Fielding: Possibly Drunk Fan Called Me Murderer of Colin Firth

Following Tuesday’s much anticipated release of Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, author Helen Fielding took some time to chat live with PEOPLE.com readers and reflect on the beloved fictional character she made into a household name.

“I love talking about Bridget and it is very touching that people still care about her after so much time,” Fielding, 55, told readers, adding that she never gets tired of talking about her.

How Helen Fielding Told Colin Firth He Died

When it was revealed that the third installment of the Bridget Jones series would bring about the death of fan favorite Mark Darcy, fans were horrified.

But how did Colin Firth, 53, who plays the uptight but lovable lawyer in the film adaptations of Bridget Jones’s Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, take the news?

Bridget Jones Spoiler Alert! The New Book's Shocking Twist You Won't Believe

Did you hear the screams of shock echoing all the way from England yesterday?

If not, then fair warning, Bridget Jones fans: This is a spoiler alert!

Should you wish to be surprised by the plot twists in Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, Helen Fielding’s third installment about everyone’s favorite dating, dieting, diary-doodling heroine, then cover your eyes now!

If you’re still reading, be prepared to hyperventilate or have the Kleenex ready:

Which Oscar Winner Should Guest Star on Downton Abbey?

Shirley MacLaine came – and just as quickly went – on Downton Abbey this season, but her breezy cameo got us thinking.

Now that the Terms of Endearment Oscar winner has broken down the barrier, who among Academy Award winners and nominees should next make a guest appearance on the popular PBS series?

And just what sort of character should he or she play? Upstairs or down?