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Firth Blasts 'Catastrophic' Surgery For Actors

COLIN FIRTH has lashed out at actors who go under the knife to remain youthful - insisting it is "catastrophic" for big screen stars to undergo cosmetic procedures.The 48 year old - who turns 49...

Firth To Play The Queen's Father

Actor COLIN FIRTH is set for the royal treatment after signing up to play KING GEORGE VI in a new movie.The Mamma Mia star will play Queen Elizabeth II's father in The King's Speech. The...

Italian Drama Opens Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival -- "il nonno" of all film festivals -- opens late today (Wednesday) with the screening of Giuseppe Tornatore's Baaria , the first Italian film to open the festival in 20 years....

U.s. Films To Take Prominent Position At Venice

U.S.-produced films, which got short shrift from the Berlin Film Festival in February Cannes Film Festival in May, have been given a prominent place at the Venice Film Festival, which is scheduled for Sept. 2-12....

Renee Zellweger Back To Bridget

Renee Zellweger is set to pile on the pounds to play Bridget Jones again.The American actress is poised to reprise her role as the hapless serial dieter for the third time.It is believed the latest...

Bocelli & Crowe Added To Walk Of Fame's Class Of 2010

ANDREA BOCELLI and actors RUSSELL CROWE, COLIN FIRTH and JOHN CUSACK have been added to the list of celebrities set for stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010 - the 50th year of...

Jim Carrey's Christmas Carol Poster Revealed

It might not be even be high summer yet, but movie fans could be forgiven for feeling something of a festive tinge to things with the launch a poster for JIM CARREY's new project.The star...

By on 14 May 2009

Big Freeze For Miserable Easy Virtue Stars

COLIN FIRTH and KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS froze on the set of period comedy EASY VIRTUE - because the wintery conditions in rural England left them cold for days on end. Director Stephan Elliott had to shoot...

Scandinavian Role Wins Branagh Award Shock

Actor Kenneth Branagh's TV exploits in Wallander have won him the best actor gong at today's Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.The Shakespearian specialist may have wowed audiences with his version of Hamlet, but it was for...

By on 27 March 2009

Mr Darcy Plunge 'Faked'

The iconic lake scene from BBC1's Pride and Prejudice that kick-started Colin Firth's career was partially faked, it has emerged. In the famous scene from the Jane Austen adaptation, first broadcast in 1995, Firth's Mr...

By on 29 December 2008

Mamma Mia Breaks Titanic's UK Box Office Record

Musical Mamma Mia! has become the highest grossing film ever released in the UK, surpassing Titanic's record. The West End adaptation has taken 69,066,035 to become the most successful film of all time at the...

By on 16 December 2008

Mamma Mia! Is Biggest British Film Ever At UK Box Office

Mamma Mia! has become the most successful British film of all time at the UK box office, it has been confirmed.The musical adaptation's British haul recently reached 66,995,244, making it the second highest-grossing film of...

By on 29 October 2008

Colin Firth: Getting Older Isn't All That Bad

Colin Firth has admitted he has reached a stage in his life when he is increasingly being offered father roles instead of the stereotypical brooding love interest.The 48-year-old actor shot to fame in the 1995...

By on 24 October 2008

Winterbottom Praises Firth At Premiere Of Genova

Director Michael Winterbottom has expressed his joy at working with fellow Brit Colin Firth on his latest film Genova.Speaking at the Mayor of London Gala screening of the film, in Leicester Square, Winterbottom described his...

By on 23 October 2008

Firth Favourite To Play Ford's Gay Professor

COLIN FIRTH is set to play it gay again in designer TOM FORD's directorial debut. The British actor, who played a closeted banker in movie musical MAMMA MIA!, is the favourite to portray a gay...

Firth Hates Kids

British actor COLIN FIRTH finds small children "loathsome" - despite having three kids of his own. The Mamma Mia! star has two sons with his wife Livia Giuggioli; Luca, seven, and Matteo, five, - as...

Mamma Mia! Leading Field For National Movie Awards

Musical adaptation Mamma Mia! is the frontrunner for the National Movie awards, having earned four nominations.Leading men Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth are both nominated for best male - the latter also receiving a nod...

By on 01 August 2008

Wall-e Unable To Topple Mamma Mia! At UK Box Office

WALL-E has entered the UK box office charts in second with Mamma Mia! holding firm in pole position.The new Disney/Pixar animation took 4.25 million in its first three days on release to debut in second...

By on 23 July 2008

Firth: 'All Actors Are Drag Queens'

Actor COLIN FIRTH is convinced his famous co-stars are a bunch of "drag queens" because they're secretly only interested in playing dress-up. The Mamma Mia! star joins Hollywood legends Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan as...

Mamma Mia! Sings Its Way To Top Of UK Box Office

Mamma Mia! has charmed its way to the top of the UK box office chart after its first weekend on release.The musical took 5.2 million in its first three days to push last week's number...

By on 16 July 2008

Julie Walters Reveals Childhood Abduction Escape

Julie Walters has claimed she came close to being abducted as a young girl.The Mamma Mia! star told GMTV presenter Richard Arnold: "I had an incident when I was at junior school where a man...

By on 05 July 2008

London Turns Greek For Mamma Mia Stars

London's Leicester Square turned Greek last night as it played host to the premiere of Mamma Mia.Stars of the film walked up a blue carpet, meant to represent the sparkling Aegean sea of the film,...

By on 01 July 2008

Brosnan's 'Neck On The Line' In Mamma Mia

Swapping the tux and martinis of James Bond for the camp delights of Mamma Mia was always going to be a big step and actor Pierce Brosnan has admitted the pressure did not escape him.The...

By on 30 June 2008

St Trinian's Set For Second Cinema Field Trip

The girls of St Trinian's will return to the screen in 2009, Ealing Studios has confirmed.Unveiling its international roster at the Cannes film festival, the legendary British production house confirmed a follow-up to the 2007...

By on 19 May 2008

Firth + Hunt Love Scene Ruined By Gassy Crew Member

A passionate clinch between COLIN FIRTH and HELEN HUNT in new movie THEN SHE FOUND ME was ruined when a gassy crew member broke wind. The two stars play awkward lovers in the new film...

Firth's Singing Fears

British actor COLIN FIRTH insists MAMMA MIA moviemakers only have themselves to blame if the big-screen adaptation of the stage musical flops - because they gave him his role without hearing him sing. Firth and...

Firth Plans For Retail Empire

COLIN FIRTH and his wife LIVIA will become international retail entrepreneurs when they take their environmentally friendly store Eco Age to New York . The pair's London venture, selling solar panels, lead-free paint and garden...

Vantage Point Takes Top Spot In UK Box Office

Vantage Point has topped the UK box office in its first weekend on release.The US film staring Dennis Quaid and Forrest Whitaker took 1.54 million to beat other new releases the Other Boleyn Girl and...

By on 11 March 2008

Firth: 'Perfect Englishmen Don't Exist'

British actor COLIN FIRTH has dashed the hopes of millions of women looking for their very own MR. DARCY - by insisting the perfect Englishman stereotype is just a myth. The star frequently plays the...

Firth Worries For Elderly Fans

Actor COLIN FIRTH is worried his sex appeal may be dangerous for the health of his older fans - after learning an elderly woman was ordered by her doctor to quit watching his work. The...

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