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Emma Thompson In Early Talks To Join Cruella

Dame Emma Thompson is reportedly in early talks to join 'Cruella'.The 'Children Act' star is said to be negotiating a deal with Disney to star alongside Emma Stone, who is taking on the titular villainess...

Maggie Gyllenhaal: Balance Is A 'Struggle'

Maggie Gyllenhaal finds her work life balance a ''struggle'' to maintain.The 'Kindergarten Teacher' star has daughters Ramona, 12, and Gloria, seven, with her husband Peter Sarsgaard, and has said that it's ''impossible'' to keep her...

Emma Thompson Urges Better Treatment Of Writers In Hollywood

Dame Emma Thompson wants better treatment for writers in Hollywood. The 60-year-old actress explained that many big budget movies begin shooting before the screenplay is finished because they want to start filming immediately once a...

Emma Thompson Made An 'Inappropriate Noise' When William Made Her A Dame

Emma Thompson made a ''very loud and inappropriate noise'' when Prince William made her a Dame.The 59-year-old actress visited Buckingham Palace last year to be made a Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of...

Emma Thompson Pulled Out Of Luck To Send Message To Daughter

Emma Thompson refused to work with John Lasseter as she wants to ''protect [her] daughter's generation''. The 59-year-old actress recently dropped out of upcoming animated film 'Luck' as she was ''concerned'' about working with Lasseter,...

Emma Thompson Drops Out Of 'Luck' Due To 'Concerns' Over John Lasseter

Emma Thompson has dropped out of new animated film 'Luck' as she reportedly didn't want to work with John Lasseter. The 59-year-old actress will no longer be working on the film as she is ''concerned''...

Emma Thompson's Conversation With George Michael Inspired Last Christmas

Dame Emma Thompson's conversation with George Michael about ''life and death'' inspired 'Last Christmas'.The romantic-comedy film is based on the song of the same name by Wham! and although Emma stressed that 'Last Christmas' is...

Hugh Grant Bemused By Festive Popularity

Hugh Grant ''doesn't know'' why 'Love Actually' is still popular.The 58-year-old actor thinks it's ''nice'' the 2003 ensemble romantic comedy - in which he played the Prime Minister - is still screened over the festive...

Men In Black Reboot Given Official Title

The 'Men in Black' reboot has been given the official title of 'Men in Black International'.The long-awaited movie - which is being directed by F. Gary Gray - has, until now, simply been known as...

Emma Thompson Has Defended Her Decision To Wear Trainers To Receive Her Damehood

Dame Emma Thompson has defended her decision to wear trainers when she received her damehood at Buckingham Palace. Earlier this year, the 59-year-old actress was named in the Queen's birthday honours for her services to...

Emma Thompson Receives Damehood

Emma Thompson asked Prince William if she could kiss him when he presented her with her damehood at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday (07.11.18). The 59-year-old British actress was named in the Queen's birthday honours earlier...

Nicole Kidman To Host Bafta Career Retrospective

Nicole Kidman will discuss her 35-year career at a special 'BAFTA A Life in Pictures' event. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced that the 51-year-old Australian actress will conduct an on-stage...

Rowan Atkinson Says He's Not A 'Proper Actor'

Rowan Atkinson doesn't consider himself to be a ''proper actor''.The 63-year-old star appears in 'Johnny English Strikes Again' alongside award-winning actress Emma Thompson - who plays the role of the UK Prime Minister - and...

Emilia Clarke And Henry Golding Cast In Last Christmas

Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding are set to star in a new Paul Feig-directed romance.The 31-year-old actress and Henry have both been cast in Universal's 'Last Christmas', which will see the latter be reunited with...

Emma Thompson Loves Ageing

Emma Thompson thinks it is ''fantastic'' that she's turning 60 next year.The 'Children Act' star love ageing but finds it ''so annoying'' that women don't get offered more roles compared to men of the same...

Emma Thompson Reveals Her Daughter Has Been Sexually Assaulted

Emma Thompson's teenage daughter was the victim of a sexual assault last year.The 59-year-old actress has revealed that her 18-year-old daughter Gaia was groped as she travelled on the London Underground in 2017, and that...

Emma Thompson's Family's Piano Threat

Dame Emma Thompson's family threatened to ''burn'' her piano when they got sick of her rehearsing for 'The Children Act'.The 59-year-old actress - who has Tindy, 30, and Gaia, 18, with husband Greg Wise -...

Emma Thompson Wants More Authoritative Female Roles In Films

Emma Thompson doesn't think there are many good roles for ''older'' actresses.The 59-year-old star will next be seen playing a female judge in the movie 'The Children Act' and she has admitted she jumped at...

Emma Thompson's Men In Black Return

Emma Thompson is to star in a 'Men in Black' spin-off. The 'Nanny McPhee' actress will reprise her role as Agent O - who she played in 2012 movie 'Men in Black 3' - in...

Paul Feig To Direct Last Christmas

Paul Feig is set to direct Emma Thompson's 'Last Christmas'.The 55-year-old filmmaker has reportedly jumped on board the forthcoming holiday romance after he agreed to lead the blockbuster based on a script penned by the...

Emma Thompson Made A Dame In Queen's Birthday Honours List

Emma Thompson has been made a Dame in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. The 59-year-old star - who is the only person to have won Academy Awards for both acting and writing - is widely...

Alan Rickman's Diaries, Scripts And Letters For Sale

A collection of Alan Rickman's personal diaries, scripts and correspondence could fetch £950,000.The archive - which includes letters from famous names like Prince Charles, 'Love Actually' co-star Emma Thompson and Bill Clinton - fills 35...

Emma Thompson Is So Over The Royal Wedding

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has seized even the most sceptical romantic in its royal grip - with the slight exception, however, of actress Emma Thompson. The veteran star - a symbol...

Emma Thompson To Write And Direct Nanny Mcphee Musical

Emma Thompson is set to write and direct the new 'Nanny McPhee' musical.The 58-year-old actress - who played the frighteningly hideous nanny in the 2005 movie - has adapted the 'Nurse Matilda' books, written by...

Robert Downey Jr Reveals Doctor Dolittle Voice Cast

Robert Downey Jr. has revealed the voice cast of the upcoming 'Doctor Dolittle' reboot.The 52-year-old 'Iron Man' star is set to take the lead role in Universal Pictures' 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle', and now...

Emma Thompson's Marital Breakdown Inspired 'Love Actually' Performance

It's been fifteen years since the iconic romantic melodrama that was 'Love Actually', and many scenes from the movie still resonate with viewers. One heartbreaking moment in particularly saw Emma Thompson's character realising that her...

Emma Thompson's Real Life Heartbreak Inspired Love Actually Scene

Emma Thompson had her heart ''very badly broken'' by Sir Kenneth Branagh.The 58-year-old actress was left devastated when she split from her husband in 1995 after six years of marriage after the actor had...

Rachel Brosnahan Keeps Golden Globe In Her Toilet

Rachel Brosnahan keeps her Golden Globe in her toilet.The 27-year-old actress won the coveted prize last month for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy for her role in 'The...

Florence Pugh Doesn't Think She'll Win The Ee Bafta Rising Star Award

Florence Pugh doesn't think she will win this year's EE BAFTA Rising Star Award. The 22-year-old actress - who starred in the highly acclaimed 'Lady Macbeth' - was nominated for the prestigious award at this...

Robert Downey Jr 'Hated' Hugh Grant

Robert Downey Jr. ''hated'' his 'Restoration' co-star Hugh Grant.The two men worked together on the 1995 drama but the British actor claimed the 'Iron Man' star took an instant dislike from the moment they first...

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