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'Love Actually' Mini-sequel Will Not Include A Tribute To Alan Rickman

Love Actually director Richard Curtis has confirmed that the upcoming mini-sequel for Red Nose Day will not feature a tribute to the late Alan Rickman.Rickman died aged 69 in January of last year, after a...

Emma Thompson May Still Return For Love Actually Sequel

It was announced earlier this week (beg13Feb17) that a host of cast members from the 2003 film, including Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Bill Nighy, Rowan Atkinson and...

Emma Watson: I Aspire To Be Like Belle From Beauty And The Beast

Emma Watson aspires to be like Belle from 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 26-year-old actress has revealed that after rejecting the chance to star in Disney's 'Cinderella', she accepted the role of Belle in the upcoming...

Emma Thompson Backs Campaign To Empower Women

Emma Thompson has backed a campaign to support and empower women and girls living in poverty around the world.The 57-year-old actress is working with ActionAid UK to raise awareness of the plight of hidden women...

Paul Feig Is In Talks To Direct A New Comedy With Mindy Kaling

Paul Feig is in talks to direct a new comedy with Mindy Kaling. The 54-year-old American film director is reportedly set to embark on a new project with the 37-year-old actress, who is known for...

Emma Thompson To Star In The Children Act

Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci will star in 'The Children Act'. The movie, based on Ian McEwan's 2014 novel, will feature Emma as a High Court judge in London, whose marriage to Stanley's character, a...

Stanley Tucci To Play Professor In Adapation Of The Children Act

The film is being adapted from author Ian MCEwan’s 2014 novel of the same name.According to Deadline, Thompson will play Fiona Maye, an eminent High Court judge in London, whose marriage to Tucci's American professor...

Emma Thompson Teaming With Mindy Kaling For Talk Show Comedy

The as-yet-untitled film has a script by Kaling, who will also produce alongside Scott Rudin. According to Variety, the plot finds Thompson, 57, as a veteran broadcaster in danger of losing her long-running series after...

Kate Winslet Wants To Mentor Young Actresses

The Titanic star reveals Thompson took her under her wing while they worked together on the set of period drama Sense and Sensibility, and helped the then-teenage Kate navigate her way through Hollywood....

Emma Thompson Sits As Judge To Research Film Role

The 57-year-old star, who plays High Court judge Fiona Maye in the forthcoming adaptation of Ian MCEwan's 2014 novel, and the film's director Richard Eyre dropped in on proceedings in London. During...

Angry Farmer Sprays Manure At Emma Thompson And Greenpeace Protestors On Proposed Fracking Site

An angry farmer has sprayed raw sewage Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson and her sister Sophie after they violated a court injunction protecting a proposed fracking site in Lancashire.The 57 year old actress and her younger...

Emma Thompson, Mark Rylance And Others Pose For Nude Photos With Dead Fish

Emma Thompson and Mark Rylance and other stars are taking part in an awareness campaign to highlight the dangers of overfishing. Nothing unusual about that, you might think, until you see the photos from the...

Emma Thompson Campaigns For Marine Life In Nude Shoot

Lending their bodies to this year's FishLove campaign the actors struck a pose with a dead fish to draw attention to the danger of over-fishing in U.K. waters.In the unusual photo shoot Emma, 56,...

Emma Thompson Wants Awards Season Change

The British actress, who was last on the awards circuit in 2013 for Saving Mr. Banks, fears endless ceremonies drive "everybody insane" because the season, which officially runs from October to February, goes...

Emma Thompson Laughs Off Backlash Over Negative U.k. Comments

The Love Actually star courted controversy when she negatively described the U.K. in response to a question at the Berlin International Film Festival on Monday (15Feb16) about whether she would vote for the...

U.k. Politicians Slam Emma Thompson For 'Doing Down Britain'

The Love Actually star made the controversial comment at a press conference at the Berlin International Film Festival on Monday (15Feb16) in response to a question asking whether she'd vote for Britain...

Daniel Bruhl: 'Europe Is In Danger Of Being Poisoned'

The 37-year-old German actor is currently promoting his new movie Alone in Berlin - a World War II feature based on author Hans Fallada's fictionalised 1947 novel, Every Man Dies Alone, about a real-life couple...

Emma Thompson Calls Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity 'Pathetic'

The 56-year-old actress took home the Award for Comedy at the Evening Standard Film Awards in London on Sunday night (07Feb16), and she dedicated her gong to her late Love Actually co-star and good friend...

Emma Thompson: 'I Consider Myself Hugely Privileged To Have Worked With Alan Rickman'

The actor, who portrayed Severus Snape in all the Potter films, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday (14Jan16), aged 69, and celebrity fans and colleagues have taken to social media to remember...

Emma Watson Vows To Ditch Uncomfortable Outfits

The Harry Potter star is a keen follower of fashion, but she has grown sick of wearing painful high-heeled shoes and super-tight dresses, so she has vowed to put comfort first in future....

Emma Thompson And Charlotte Church Join Climate Change March

The stars joined the march in the British capital, one of 2,500 worldwide locations where protests were held on Sunday to call for world leaders to do more to tackle global warming ahead...

Deleted Scenes From 'Love Actually' Reveals Heartbreaking Storyline Cut From Final Film

Christmas must be soon approaching if we’re talking about Love Actually again. Richard Curtis’ 2003 rom-com has become a Christmas staple over the past decade and has been responsible for more than a few tears...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Receive Career Honour At Bifas

The 12 Years A Slave star, who was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for the role last year (14), will be presented with the Richard Harris Award, named after the late...

Robert Carlyle's The Legend Of Barney Thomson Tops Bafta Scotland Awards

The Trainspotting star's big screen directorial debut beat out What We Did On Our Holiday and 16 Years Till Summer for the coveted Best Film prize at Sunday's (15Nov15) ceremony in Glasgow, Scotland....

Stars Campaign For Mental Health Funding In Open Letter

The Boomtown Rats frontman leads calls for mental health care funding to be protected, and made equal to investments for physical health, when a Government spending review is announced on 25 November (15)....

Stars Sign Open Letter Over Refugee Crisis

The escalating refugee crisis in mainland Europe has captured headlines in recent weeks as those fleeing violence in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan try to make a new life in European countries. Coverage...

'Radical Feminist' Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson is a ''radical feminist''.The 'Saving Mr. Banks' star has insisted she will always champion equal rights for women and claims those who do not agree with feminism believe they should be subservient to...

Emma Thompson: 'Response To Refugee Crisis Is Not Good Enough'

The Saving Mr. Banks star believes British politicians are not doing enough to help those fleeing areas of conflict and they should make more allowances for refugees seeking entry to the U.K. via...

Emma Thompson Joins Greenpeace Protests Over Shell Arctic Drilling

Emma Thompson has added her voice to the Greenpeace protests occurring outside Shell’s headquarters on London’s Southbank over the last several weeks, helping the demonstrators and telling the attendant media that people needed to “get...

Emma Thompson Joins Greenpeace Anti-drilling Protest

The Sense and Sensibility star joined more than 60 demonstrators to haul the animatronic animal, named Aurora, into place in the early hours so it could 'roar' periodically throughout the morning. She...

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