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Firth's Wife To Dress Green For Awards Season

Oscar winner Colin Firth's eco-warrior wife has given the world's top designers a challenge for the awards season after asking them to create one-off gowns for her using only recycled materials and vintage couture.Her husband's...

Tom Ford Signs Up To Livia Firth's Green Carpet Challenge

Tom Ford and Stella McCartney have signed up to Livia Firth's Green Carpet Challenge. The designers will join a host of other fashion houses including Chanel, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent to create original eco-friendly...

Benedict Cumberbatch Shrugs Off 'Steamy Sherlock' Complaints

The actor Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken out in defence of the racy scenes in the latest season of the Bbc series Sherlock that have caused criticism amongst some viewers. The episode, entitled 'A Scandal in...

Helena Bonham-carter Made Cbe In New Year's Honours List

The British actress Helena Bonham-carter headed the list of show business personalities in this year's New Year's Honours List. The Oscar-nominated actress had her services to drama recognised, after playing the role of the late...

Tamsin Egerton Keen To Work With Everett Again

Tamsin Egerton hopes to work with Rupert Everett again The 23-year-old actress - has just worked with Rupert Everett for new animation 'Justin and the Knights of Valour' - and would love to work with...

Clive Owen To Be In Oldboy?

Clive Owen has been offered a role in 'Oldboy'. The 47-year-old actor - best known for parts in 'Children of Men' and 'Closer' - is set to play the villain in Spike Lee's forthcoming remake,...

Colin Firth Gets Wax Treatment

British actor Colin Firth has become the latest star to be immortalised in wax.The Oscar winner's statue, dressed in a black tuxedo and bow tie, has been put on display at London's Madame Tussauds museum....

Gary Oldman Wanted English Role

Gary Oldman signed up to 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' so he could be an "Englishman". The British actor - best known for his eccentric roles including Sirius Black in the 'Harry Potter' series and Commissioner...

Gary Oldman Delivers Oscar-worthy Performance In 'Tinker, Tailor'

Gary Oldman has emerged as a serious contender for the Best Actor gong at next year's Academy Awards after critics lauded his performance in the spy thriller 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy'. The actor, 53, plays...

Von Trier Wins European Award, Fails To Show Up To Get It

Danish director Lars Von Trier did not show up in Berlin to accept the award for best film at the European Film Awards over the weekend. The award was picked up by his wife, Bente...

Gary Oldman Confirms Tinker Tailor Follow-up

Gary Oldman will "revisit" his role as George Smiley in a 'Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy' sequel. The British actor - who was honoured at the Gotham Independent Film Awards with a special tribute prize last...

Rachel Weisz To Star With Firth In The Railway Man

Rachel Weisz is set to co-star with Colin Firth in 'The Railway Man'. The 'Deep Blue Sea' star is in final negotiations to take on the role of Patricia 'Patti' Wallace, the second wife of...

Colin Firth Still Getting Used To Fame

Oscar winner Colin Firth is still coming to terms with life in the spotlight because he doesn't want to appear to whine about fame.The King's Speech star admits he's often targeted by the paparazzi and...

Ralph Fiennes To Receive Film Prize

Ralph Fiennes and Kenneth Branagh are set to earn major prizes at the Moet British Independent Film Awards.The 'Harry Potter' star will pick up the Richard Harris Award - which recognises an outstanding contribution to...

Colin Firth Auctioning Premiere Date For Charity

Colin Firth is set to raise money for charity by auctioning off a night out with him at his latest movie premiere in Los Angeles.The British actor has offered up tickets to the L.A. screening...

Colin Firth Is Up For Auction

Colin Firth is auctioning off himself for charity. The 'King's Speech' star has teamed up with Oxfam America - an international relief organisation that aims to create lasting solutions to end poverty, hunger and injustice...

Gary Oldman Perfected Spy Look During Visit To Firth's Spectacles Store

The spectacles Gary Oldman wears as secret agent George Smiley in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy come from the same Pasadena, California store where Colin Firth found his stylish frames for A Single Man.Oldman admits he...

Anne Hathaway Signs On To Les Miserables

Anne Hathaway will star as Fantine in the big screen adaptation of 'Les Miserables'. The 'One Day' actress has officially signed up to the role alongside Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, the man released from...

Bridget Jones 3 Bosses Want British Director

Producers on 'Bridget Jones 3' want a British director to take charge of the film after Paul Feig pulled out of the project.The American filmmaker - whose last film was the hit comedy 'Bridesmaids' -...

Colin Firth Can't Remember Oscar Win

Colin Firth has no memory of the moment he picked up his coveted Best Actor Oscar.The Brit won the trophy at the Academy Awards ceremony in February (11) for his role as stuttering monarch George...

Tinker, Tailor Director Thrilled With Firth And Oldman

Tomas Alfredson can't believe the cast he managed to assemble for 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy'. The director is thrilled he managed to land the best of British talent including Oscar winner Colin Firth, Gary Oldman,...

Colin Firth To Appear In The Railway Man

Colin Firth is to star in 'The Railway Man'.The Oscar-winning actor has signed up to take on the lead role in the World War Two drama, which is based on former army officer Eric Lomax's...

Lucky Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman feels "lucky" to be able to play a leading role in 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'. The British actor stars as spy George Smiley in the forthcoming drama adaptation - which also stars Colin...

Tom Ford's Fashion Love

Tom Ford loves the "speed" of fashion.The fashion designer has recently gone into the world of movie making with 'A Single Man' starring Colin Firth, but could not stay in film permanently as he prefers...

John Hurt Says He Would Make A Bad Spy

'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' actor John Hurt thinks he would make a "terrible" secret agent.The 71-year-old star - who plays a character in charge of Her Majesty's Secret Service in the forthcoming movie alongside Benedict...

U.k. Spy Thriller Hailed At Venice Film Fest

Critics have poured gushing praise on the movie version of John Le Carr's spy novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was presented in competition Monday at the Venice Film Festival. "The film is a triumph,"...

Colin Firth's Sons Use Oscar As A Toy

Colin Firth's children use his Oscar as a toy. The 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' star won the Best Actor Academy Award for his performance as stuttering British monarch George VI in 'The King's Speech' earlier...

Colin Firth Says Studios Understimate Audience Intelligence

Colin Firth believes film makers are not giving audiences enough intelligent and thought provoking movies.According to the Guardian the British actor said "I do think there is a tendency to underestimate audiences, I do think...

Madonna Says She Relates With Wallis Simpson

Madonna latest directorial effort sees her tell the story of Wallis Simpson, a character she says can identify with. Wallis Simpson will be a historical character that most cinema goers will be familiar with as...

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