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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...

Bridget Jones Scenes Filmed At Ed Sheeran Show

Scenes for 'Bridget Jones's Baby' were filmed at an Ed Sheeran concert.Some of the first scenes for the eagerly-anticipated third movie were shot at the 'Thinking Out Loud' hitmaker's Croke Park show in Dublin last...

Emma Thompson Claims Hollywood Sexism Is Worse Than Ever

Beloved English actress Emma Thompson has waded into the debate about gender equality in Hollywood, claiming that, far from making progress since the issue was first seriously raised in the last decade, the industry has...

Emma Thompson: Sexism In Acting Industry Is Worse Than Ever

Emma Thompson thinks ''sexism'' in the acting business is worse than ever.The Oscar-winning actress has joined other female stars - including Maggie Gyllenhaal and Dame Helen Mirren - in criticising perceived sexism in the television...

Robert Carlyle Blasts American Actresses

Robert Carlyle thinks American actresses shy away from ''monstrous roles''.The 54-year-old actor - who starred in 'Trainspotting' and 'The Full Monty' - has argued that Americans, unlike their British counterparts, are reluctant to take on...

'Downton Abbey', Emma Thompson And 'Wolf Hall' Lead A Very British Year At The Emmy Awards

‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Wolf Hall’ have led the British nominations at this year's Emmy Awards, with both dramas picking up three nods each. While HBO series ‘Game Of Thrones’ might have dominated this year’s nominations...

Robert Downey Jr And Paul Thomas Anderson Working On Pinocchio

Robert Downey Jr and Paul Thomas Anderson are writing and producing a live-action movie of 'Pinocchio' together.The 50-year-old actor is producing the live-action Warner Bros movie and will star as the toymaker Gepetto in the...

Reese Witherspoon To Play Tinkerbell In Live-action Disney Remake

Reese Witherspoon will play Tinkerbell in Disney's live-action remake of the film.The 39-year-old actress will star as the little fairy - made famous in 'Peter Pan' - in 'Tink', and will be replacing Elizabeth Banks,...

Ewan Mcgregor To Star In Beauty And The Beast

Ewan McGregor will be starring in 'Beauty and the Beast' opposite Sir Ian McKellen, Emma Watson and Emma Thompson.The 44-year-old actor has been announced as the latest casting for Disney's live-action film, and will be...

The First Picture Of Emma Watson And The Rest Of The 'Beauty And The Beast' Cast Has Arrived

Thanks Josh Gad for making our day! Yes the Frozen actor has just put a mid-week smile on many a face as he’s shared the first cast picture from the upcoming live action remake of...

Sir Ian Mckellen To Star In Beauty And The Beast

Sir Ian McKellen will be starring in 'Beauty and the Beast' opposite Emma Watson and Emma Thompson.The 75-year-old actor has been announced as the latest casting for Disney's live-action film, and will be playing Cogsworth,...

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