What Independence Day? These 10 Hot Brits Are Colonizing Our Hearts Right Now

In case you forgot, we’re grilling hot dogs and lighting fireworks on the Fourth to celebrate our independence from England. But are we really free from the folks across the pond? On our screens and in our magazines, there are those darn colonizing Brits everywhere! And we still love them, sometimes more than our homegrown stars (wait, did we just say that on July 4?). Who’s the next Emma Watson, Henry Cavill or Russell Brand?

  • Arthur Darvill

  • Idris-Elba

  • Jamie-Campbell-Bower

  • Jemima-West

  • Jourdan Dunn

  • Naomie Harris

  • Richard Madden

  • Sam Claflin

  • Royal Baby

  • Natalie Dormer

Browse through the pics above to see the British hotties we think are becoming huge on American soil this year, from Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer to Pacific Rim’s Idris Elba. Sorry, George Washington. At least we’re not paying them a tea tax anymore!

[Photos: Getty Images, Constantin Films]