Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber, Alexander and Samuel - Actress Naomi Watts accompanied by husband Liev Schreiber takes their two boys Alexander and Samuel out at the farmers market in Brentwood Ca. - Brentwood, California, United States - Sunday 19th April 2015
Gloria, Princess of Thurn, Taxis, Alexander and Count of Schonburg-Glauchau - The wedding of Princess Maria Theresia of Thurn and Taxis and Hugo Wilson at St. Joseph's Church in Tutzing - Tutzing, Starnberg, Germany - Saturday 13th September 2014
Naomi Watts, Alexander and Samuel - Liev Schreiber gets a visit from Naomi Watts with his two sons Alexander and Samuel while filming "Pawn Sacrifice" in Santa Monica Beach. The actor played with the boys and ate snacks and gave his partner Naomi a kiss goodbye before going back to set. - Santa Monica, California, United States - Tuesday 10th December 2013
Naomi Watts had almost given up hope of starting a family when she met her partner Liev Schreiber in 2005.
Naomi Watts felt anxious before she started a family.
The 'Diana' actress worried she wouldn't be able to fulfil her dream of becoming a mother until a life-changing meeting with her long-time partner Liev Schreiber in 2005.
She revealed: ''There was a time when I was becoming pessimistic because children were always a lifelong dream of mine. I would never have felt the happiness I feel now if I hadn't met Liev and had my children.
Continue reading: Naomi Watts Worried She Would Never Have Kids
Naomi Watts says her main focus in life is spending time with her family rather than worrying about her career.
Naomi Watts feels her life is ''fulfilled''.
The 44-year-old actress - who has two sons, Alexander, six, and Samuel, five, with her long-term partner Liev Schreiber - insists she doesn't feel pressurised to land the best role going in a film because she's happy to take a back seat and enjoy more time with her family.
Speaking to OK! magazine, she said: ''I still feel very ambitious and you always want to find the next great project. But it's a very different feeling now than when I was struggling to get parts.
Continue reading: Naomi Watts Fulfilled By Her Family Life
Liev Schreiber came to the rescue of a woman who had taken a tumble outside his family home in Los Angeles.
Liev Schreiber has rescued an injured stranger.
The 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' actor - who is in a long-term relationship with Naomi Watts - came to the aid of a poor woman who fell over outside his home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, last Saturday (16.03.13).
The kind-hearted star rushed to help her while a crowd gathered around to watch and was spotted whispering calming words to her while they decided whether to call the paramedics.
Continue reading: Liev Schreiber Rescues A Stranger
The Irish actor starred as Alexander the Great in Oliver Stone's 2004 epic, and was crushed by the negative reviews his performance generated.
Farrell subsequently fell into a slump and admits he felt the need to apologise to everyone who might have seen the movie.
He recalls, "That was tough. I say tough relative to a charmed life, but I'm not going to apologise for how much it affected me emotionally and psychologically. I was going to walk away from acting. I couldn't even buy a packet of cigarettes without feeling like I needed to say sorry to the guy behind the counter just in case he happened to see the thing."
Continue reading: Farrell Fell Apart After Alexander Flop
The Irish actor played the ancient Greek conqueror in the 2004 Oliver Stone project, co-starring Angelina Jolie and Val Kilmer.
It was panned by movie critics and only managed to recuperate one quarter of its $155 million (£97 million) budget back at the U.S. box office.
But Farrell was shocked by the movie's reception - as he and his co-stars were sure it would sweep the board at the 2005 Academy Awards.
Continue reading: Farrell Eyed Oscar Glory For Flop Alexander
Britney Spears does not want to regain custody of her two children, according to her first husband.
Jason Alexander, who was married to the Toxic star for only 55 hours in 2004, claims Britney has all but given up fighting her second husband, Kevin Federline, for custody of Sean Preston, two, and one-year-old Jayden James.
The 26-year-old singer and Federline have been involved in a lengthy custody dispute since their divorce last year and lost visitation rights to the two boys after her dramatic hospitalisation last month.
Talking to In Touch magazine, Alexander said Britney does not want to have permanent custody of her sons.
"She wants to see them, but she doesn't want to be a full-time mom," he explained. "She said it doesn't matter if she doesn't get them back full-time, and that she can always have other kids later on."
He added that while she "misses" her children, he does not believe she should be awarded full custody "because she needs to focus on her".
Britney was recently released from the UCLA medical centre in Los Angeles after being admitted under the recommendation of her psychiatrist.
Her father James has been awarded temporary conservatorship of her affairs and a restraining order has been issued against former manager and confidante Sam Lufti, thought to be a damaging influence in the pop star's life.
Alexander claimed Britney is aware of her mental issues, saying: "She does want to get better. She doesn't sound as crazy right now as she did three weeks ago, but she's not right. She isn't well enough to know what she wants."
The Louisiana native, a childhood friend of Britney's, revealed that he and the singer renewed their friendship shortly before Christmas.
"I got a phone call, a voice mail, that said, 'Hey! It's me. I know we haven't spoken in a while.' It was Britney.
"She said she'd call me back, and we've been speaking ever since."
Britney and Alexander married at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas on January 3rd, 2004, but the marriage was annulled only 55 hours later.
Continue reading: Britney 'Doesn't Want Custody Of Kids', Says First Husband
The nominations for the 80th Academy awards have been announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles.
Two films lead the field with eight nominations each No Country for Old Men and There Will be Blood.
Daniel Day-Lewis is favourite to win the best actor award for his starring role in the latter, while the film and its director Paul Thomas Anderson are in the running for their respective awards.
No Country for Old Men is among the front-runners to be named best film, with competition coming from Atonement, Juno and Michael Clayton, as well as There Will be Blood.
Javier Bardem has been nominated in the best supporting actor category for his role in the Coen Brothers' No Country for Old Men, as has Casey Affleck for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen are also named in the best director category for their adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's crime novel.
British hope Atonement has been nominated for seven awards, but stars Keira Knightley and James McAvoy have both missed out.
This year's Oscars are due to be handed out on Sunday February 24th, but the ceremony itself remains in doubt due to the Hollywood writers' strike.
Oscar nominations in full:
Performance by an actor in a leading role:
George Clooney in Michael Clayton
Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood
Johnny Depp in Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tommy Lee Jones in In the Valley of Elah
Viggo Mortensen in Eastern Promises
Performance by an actor in a supporting role:
Casey Affleck in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Javier Bardem in No Country for Old Men
Philip Seymour Hoffman in Charlie Wilson's War
Hal Holbrook in Into the Wild
Tom Wilkinson in Michael Clayton
Performance by an actress in a leading role:
Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Julie Christie in Away from Her
Marion Cotillard in La Vie en Rose
Laura Linney in The Savages
Ellen Page in Juno
Performance by an actress in a supporting role:
Cate Blanchett in I'm Not There
Ruby Dee in American Gangster
Saoirse Ronan in Atonement
Amy Ryan in Gone Baby Gone
Tilda Swinton in Michael Clayton
Best animated feature film of the year:
Persepolis: Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud
Ratatouille: Brad Bird
Surf's Up: Ash Brannon and Chris Buck
Achievement in art direction:
American Gangster: Art direction: Arthur Max; set decoration: Beth A Rubino
Atonement: Art direction: Sarah Greenwood; set decoration: Katie Spencer
The Golden Compass: Art direction: Dennis Gassner; set decoration: Anna Pinnock
Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street: Art direction: Dante Ferretti; set decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
There Will Be Blood: Art direction: Jack Fisk; set decoration: Jim Erickson
Achievement in cinematography:
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford: Roger Deakins
Atonement: Seamus McGarvey
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: Janusz Kaminski
No Country for Old Men: Roger Deakins
There Will Be Blood: Robert Elswit
Achievement in costume design:
Across the Universe, Albert Wolsky
Atonement, Jacqueline Durran
Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Alexandra Byrne
La Vie en Rose, Marit Allen
Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Colleen Atwood
Achievement in directing:
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Julian Schnabel
Juno, Jason Reitman
Michael Clayton, Tony Gilroy
No Country for Old Men, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
There Will Be Blood, Paul Thomas Anderson
Best documentary feature:
No End in Sigh: Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience: Richard E Robbins
Sicko: Michael Moore and Meghan O'Hara
Taxi to the Dark Side: Alex Gibney and Eva Orner
War/Dance: Andrea Nix Fine and Sean Fine
Best documentary short subject:
Freeheld: Cynthia Wade and Vanessa Roth
La Corona: Amanda Micheli and Isabel Vega
Salim Baba: Tim Sternberg and Francisco Bello
Sari's Mother: James Longley
Achievement in film editing:
The Bourne Ultimatum: Christopher Rouse
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: Juliette Welfling
Into the Wild: Jay Cassidy
No Country for Old Men: Roderick Jaynes
There Will Be Blood: Dylan Tichenor
Best foreign language film of the year:
The Counterfeiters (Austria)
Achievement in makeup:
La Vie en Rose: Didier Lavergne and Jan Archibald
Norbit: Rick Baker and Kazuhiro Tsuji
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End: Ve Neill and Martin Samuel
Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score):
Atonement: Dario Marianelli
The Kite Runner: Alberto Iglesias
Michael Clayton: James Newton Howard
Ratatouille: Michael Giacchino
3:10 to Yuma: Marco Beltrami
Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song):
Falling Slowly from Once: Music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and: Marketa Irglova
Happy Working Song from Enchanted: Music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Raise It Up from August Rush: Nominees to be determined
So Close from Enchanted: Music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
That's How You Know from Enchanted: Music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Best motion picture of the year:
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Best animated short film:
I Met the Walrus: Josh Raskin
Madame Tutli-Putli: Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski
Même Les Pigeons Vont au Paradis (Even Pigeons Go to Heaven): Samuel Tourneux and Simon Vanesse
My Love (Moya Lyubov): Alexander Petrov
Peter & the Wolf: Suzie Templeton and Hugh Welchman
Best live action short film:
At Night: Christian E Christiansen and Louise Vesth
Il Supplente (The Substitute): Andrea Jublin
Le Mozart des Pickpockets (The Mozart of Pickpockets): Philippe Pollet-Villard
Tanghi Argentini: Guido Thys and Anja Daelemans
The Tonto Woman: Daniel Barber and Matthew Brown
Achievement in sound editing:
The Bourne Ultimatum: Karen Baker Landers and Per Hallberg
No Country for Old Men: Skip Lievsay
Ratatouille: Randy Thom and Michael Silvers
There Will Be Blood: Matthew Wood
Transformers: Ethan Van der Ryn and Mike Hopkins
Achievement in sound mixing:
The Bourne Ultimatum: Scott Millan, David Parker and Kirk Francis
No Country for Old Men: Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter Kurland
Ratatouille: Randy Thom, Michael Semanick and Doc Kane
3:10 to Yuma: Paul Massey, David Giammarco and Jim Stuebe
Transformers: Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell and Peter J. Devlin
Achievement in visual effects:
The Golden Compass: Michael Fink, Bill Westenhofer, Ben Morris and Trevor Wood
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End: John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson and John Frazier
Transformers: Scott Farrar, Scott Benza, Russell Earl and John Frazier
Atonement: Christopher Hampton
Away from Her: Sarah Polley
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: Ronald Harwood
No Country for Old Men: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
There Will Be Blood: Paul Thomas Anderson
Juno: Diablo Cody
Lars and the Real Girl: Nancy Oliver
Michael Clayton: Tony Gilroy
Ratatouille: Screenplay by Brad Bird; story by Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco, Brad Bird
The Savages: Tamara Jenkins
Continue reading: Oscar Nominations Announced
Mexican beauty Salma Hayek is engaged and expecting their first baby, the Academy Award-nominated actress has revealed.
The Ugly Betty actress and producer announced her engagement to the billionaire businessman through her publicist over the weekend.
Francois-Henri heads the Paris-based company PPR which specialises in luxury brands such the fashionista's favourites Gucci, Alexander McQueen and Stella Mccartney.
"Francois-Henri Pinault and his fiancé, Salma Hayek, are happy to announce they are expecting the arrival of their first child," spokeswoman Ina Treciokas said in a brief statement.
And it seems that this could be all the information the 40-year-old Frieda actress and her partner will reveal as her publicist insisted that no other details will be revealed by the couple, including when the bouncing bundle will be born or when the pair will wed.
Salma dated Fight Club star Edward Norton for four years and was also romantically linked to the actor Josh Lucas.
Her new movie, Across the Universe, sees Salma act alongside a bizarre cast including U2 singer Bono, British comedian Eddie Izzard and rocker Marilyn Manson's alleged new beau Evan Rachel Wood. Set in the 1960s, the psychedelic musical shows the turbulent years of anti-war protest.
Continue reading: Salma Hayek Engaged And Pregnant
Colin Farrell was left fearing for his life on the set of new movie Miami Vice when drug enforcement cops made him believe a hoax cocaine deal was the real thing.
The Irish actor was researching his role in the movie adaptation of the hit TV series when Miami, Florida detectives asked him if he wanted to be part of a real sting operation.
Unbeknownst to Farrell, director Michael Mann had set up the ruse and was filming his star as a fake gun was pulled on him.
The Alexander star, who is still recovering from the ordeal, recalls, "We were running fake scenarios in a car park in Miami and then came the time when they were doing a deal themselves. They were buying 40 kilos of cocaine of a bunch of Colombians.
"They said to me, 'You can come with us if you want. These guys, we've dealt with them before, they're not into trouble; they just want to make money, they're all about the business.'
"I was put on the spot and my ego was pulled into question and I said, 'Absolutely, I'm there with you...' and we went along to a deal that I thought was real and it went arse over elbow and a gun came out.
"I saw the tape back and, seriously, I can see the moment where I had a bowel movement... and I smoked about 17 cigarettes in about 20 minutes."
"They were taking the p**s; it was a whole set up and they got me."
Farrell says, "Nothing happened between me and Angelina - unfortunately.
Continue reading: Farrell: 'I Love Jolie Dearly'