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Kate Winslet Wanted To Hide Pregnancy

Kate Winslet hid her third pregnancy for as long as possible.The 39-year-old actress gave birth to 18-month-old Bear Blaze in December 2013 - her child with third husband Ned Rocknroll - but initially didn't tell...

Movie Role Inspires Kate Winslet To Become Gardening Goddess

The Titanic star had always dreamed of becoming a gardener before taking on the role in pal Alan Rickman's directorial debut, and she admits she's even more passionate about becoming a green-fingered goddess...

Michael Gambon And Alan Rickman Pranked Daniel Radcliffe With Fart Machine

Gambon boasted to his friend about using the device to play practical jokes on audience members during London plays, and Rickman thought it would be hilarious to pretend Radcliffe had a wind problem....

Kate Winslet Sacrifices Personal Hygiene In The Name Of Film

Kate Winslet might be an actress of the most esteemed calibre, but that doesn't mean it's plain sailing every time. When she was selected to star in Alan Rickman's latest directorial effort 'A Little Chaos',...

Kate Winslet Was 'Terrified' Of Alan Rickman

Kate Winslet was ''terrified'' of Alan Rickman when they first met.The 39-year-old actress first worked with the actor 20 years ago on 'Sense and Sensibility' and was convinced he thought she was ''rubbish'' so she...

Alan Rickman Marries In Secret

The Harry Potter star, 69, tied the knot with Rima Horton, who he has been dating since they met as teenagers in the 1960s, in an intimate ceremony in New York. He...

Alan Rickman Reveals The Challenges And Joys Of Directing 'A Little Chaos'

It's been a long time since Alan Rickman made his directorial debut back in 1997, and so returning to the role (alongside acting in a major role as well) in 'A Little Chaos' presented a...

Alan Rickman Secretly Marries

Alan Rickman has got married in secret.The 69-year-old actor has been in a relationship with Rima Horton since they met when he was 19 and she was 18 and they have lived together in London...

Galaxy Quest Tv Series In The Works

Bosses at Paramount Television have recruited the 1999 film's director Dean Parisot, producer Mark Johnson, and screenwriter Robert Gordon to return for the TV reboot as executive producers, according to Deadline. Galaxy...

Alan Rickman Shares 'Harry Potter' And 'Die Hard' Secrets At Bafta's Life In Pictures Career Celebration

The career of Alan Rickman was celebrated on Wednesday evening, as the 69 year old was the subject of latest in BAFTA’s Life in Pictures series. Charming the audience with tales from his storied career,...

Alan Rickman Rewrote 'Terrible' Robin Hood Lines

The Harry Potter star played the villain opposite Kevin Costner in the 1991 movie, and he has now revealed he enlisted his playwright pal Peter Barnes to revamp the screenplay because he was...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its filmmakers never intended it to be a historical tale. Not only is it essentially a comedy, but...

Alan Rickman's Career Celebrated At Bafta Tribute

The Harry Potter actor was the focus of BAFTA's Life in Pictures event at the organisation's headquarters on Wednesday (15Apr15). During the tribute, Rickman was interviewed about his lengthy Hollywood career, and...

Harry Potter Stars Were Played By 'Small Adults In Wigs'

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were played by small adults in wigs in 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'.Alan Rickman - who starred as Severus Snape in the film series based on the...

Alan Rickman Almost Turned Down Villain Role In 'Die Hard'

It was the role that made his name, though British star Alan Rickman has revealed that he was close to turning down the iconic villain Hans Gruber in Die Hard. Alan Rickman says he almost...

Kate Winslet Overcame Fear Of Alan Rickman For New Movie

The Oscar winner was just 19 when she starred as Rickman's love interest in the 1995 period drama, which marked her second feature film, and Winslet admits she was terrified of the formidable...

Sharleen Spiteri Inspired Alan Rickman's Harry Potter Style

Texas frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri was the inspiration behind Alan Rickman's image in the Harry Potter movies.The Scottish rocker, who befriended Rickman when he starred in the group's 2000 music video for In Demand, revealed she...

Alan Rickman Gets Behind The Director's Chair In A Little Chaos

British favourites Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman have reunited for Rickman’s first film as a director in more than a decade: A Little Chaos. The upcoming romantic drama, which Rickman has also written, is centred...

Michael Sheen Returning To Wonderland

Michael Sheen, Stephen Fry and Alan Rickman are among the stars returning for the 'Alice in Wonderland' sequel.The 'Masters of Sex' star is back to voice the White Rabbit in 'Alice in Wonderland: Through The...

'A Promise' Gives A Veteran Director A New Challenge

At age 66, Patrice Leconte clearly has no intention of slowing down. He's been making movies since he was 15 years old, and over his career has made films in a wide variety of genres,...

Toronto Film Festival Unveils Line-up

David Cronenberg's new film Maps to the Stars which stunned critics at Cannes and features Julianne Moore and Robert Pattinson will screen alongside another Cannes favourite, crime drama Foxcatcher which sees Despicable Me actor Steve...

Warwick Davis: Harry Potter Set Smelled

The 'Harry Potter' set used to smell of rotting food, Warwick Davis has recalled.The 44-year-old actor - who played both Professor Flitwick and goblin bank teller Griphook in the fantasy franchise - has revealed that...

Farewell Rik Mayall: Comic Laid To Rest By Family And Friends In Devon

Rik Mayall was laid to rest in a rose-festooned wicker coffin in a beautiful English churchyard yesterday (19 June). The late comedian collapsed and died aged 56 after his morning run on Monday 9 June,...

Alan Rickman To Be Honoured At Children's Film Festival

Harry Potter star Alan Rickman will be honoured at Italy's Giffoni Film Festival later this year (14).The Brit, famous for his role as Severus Snape in the wizard franchise, will be presented with the Francois...

Harry Potter Reunion: J.k Rowling And Emma Watson Unite For Lumos Charity

They may have wrapped up the eighth and final film in the Harry Potter franchise a while back, but Emma Watson and JK Rowling were back in the magical world they created, alongside fellow Potter...

Alan Rickman Injured While Filming His Very First Movie

Actor Alan Rickman almost derailed his appearance in his first Hollywood movie after injuring himself during a stunt.The Harry Potter star was filming his very first scene in Die Hard, which required him to crawl...

Alan Rickman Shocked To Discover Movie Sting Came From Alabama

Alan Rickman was stunned to learn his Cbgb co-star Keene Mcrae was from Alabama at the end of the movie, because the newcomer mimicked rock star Sting so well the veteran was convinced he was...

A Week In Movies: Gravity Bows In Venice, One Direction Takes To Cinemas, All-star Film Explores Jfk's Death

George Clooney and Sandra Bullock brought their star power to opening night at the 70th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. The event launched with the world premiere of Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity, and the critical buzz...

“50,000 Bands And 1 Disgusting Bathroom" - Rupert Grint Stars In Cbgb [Trailer + Pictures]

The highly anticipated movie surrounding New York’s infamous CBGB club is getting closer, and we’ve got some fantastic film stills to whet your punk-rock appetite. Rupert Grint stars alongside his Harry Potter nemsis Alan Rickman...

'The Butler' & 'We're The Millers' Retain Top Us Box Office Positions

Lee Daniels' The Butler has retained its position at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office for the second week. The movie is an historical epic which follows the true story of Cecil Gaines (Forest...

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Taylor Swift comforts her sick fan after show

Taylor Swift comforted a sick fan who's praised the star for being ''incredibly kind''...

Artist Renders Shia LaBeouf As All 13 Doctor Whos

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Amy Schumer Defends Her Comedy After Critic Accuses Her Of Having A 'Blind Spot Around Race'

Amy Schumer has responded to a critic who accused her of having a ‘blind spot’...

Zayn Malik Decided By Himself To Quit 1D, Says Perrie Edwards

Perrie Edwards has spoken out to try to quell the criticism aimed her way ever since...

Dornik - Drive Video

London-based Dornik may be new on the scene, but his latest single 'Drive' is set to become an instant-classic and to provoke interest from fans of...

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