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Emma Thompson Slams 'Predator' Harvey Weinstein

Emma Thompson insists Harvey Weinstein is a ''predator'', not a ''sex addict''.The 65-year-old producer is to seek treatment at a rehab clinic in the wake of a number of sexual misconduct allegations from stars including...

Kate Winslet Keeps Her Oscar In The Toilet

Kate Winslet keeps her Oscar in her toilet.The 41-year-old Academy Award winner won the prestigious prize for her role in the 2008 movie 'The Reader', and she stores the golden statuette in her loo to...

Stanley Tucci Set To Narrate The Man On The Mountaintop

Stanley Tucci is to narrate 'The Man On The Mountaintop'.The 56-year-old actor has appeared in a string of well-known Hollywood movies, including 'The Devil Wears Prada' alongside Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway, but he is...

Emma Thompson's Near Nhs Career

Emma Thompson's mother thought her daughter would ''run the NHS'' when she grew up. Phyllida Law, 85, envisaged a medical career for the 'Love Actually' star, 58, in charge of Britain's National Health Service (NHS),...

Sir Anthony Hopkins To Play 'English Stalin' Version Of King Lear

Sir Anthony Hopkins has been cast to play King Lear in the star-studded BBC TV film adaptation of the Shakespeare play.The 79-year-old Hollywood veteran will play the titular character in the Richard Eyre adaptation of...

Emma Thompson Uses Her Fame To Tackle Political Issues

Emma Thompson has admitted she actively uses her fame to talk about political issues.The 58-year-old actress - who stars in the upcoming movie 'Alone in Berlin' - is very vocal about her passion for the...

Beauty And The Beast Shown With Live Orchestra

The 'Beauty and the Beast' live-action remake will be given the 'Films in Concert' treatment at the Royal Albert Hall this December.The box office sensation - starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens - will be...

Emma Thompson Attacks Hollywood Pressure On Female Actors To Be Thin

Emma Thompson has spoken out about the “evil” pressures that Hollywood puts on actresses to lose weight and stay thin on movies, revealing she almost quit Brideshead Revisited because another female star was asked to...

Emma Thompson Calls Hollywood's Obsession With Actress' Weight 'Evil'

The 57-year-old actress has starred in her fair share of award-winning movies, but hit headlines recently when it was revealed she had shed the pounds after enlisting the Duchess of Cambridge's diet guru to help...

Emma Thompson Threatened To Quit A Movie After Size Comment

Emma Thompson threatened to pull out of a movie because of a producer's comment about weight. The 57-year-old actress has revealed when she was filming the movie 'Brideshead Revisited', which sees her play the role...

Donald Trump Once Invited Emma Thompson To Dinner

The actress, who has been married to actor Greg Wise since 2003, has revealed the future leader of the free world once tried to charm her into going on a date with him,...

Emma Thompson Explains Love Actually Absence

Emma Thompson says it would be ''too sad'' to take part in the 'Love Actually' mini-sequel without Alan Rickman. Alan and Emma played husband and wife in the original 2003 movie but Emma admitted that...

Emma Thompson Won't Be Reprising Love Actually Role As It's "Too Sad And Too Soon"

It might be 14 years since the original romantic comedy, Love Actually, hit our screens but for some actors the death of one of the film’s pivotal stars has meant this year's reprisal has come...

Emma Thompson Rules Out Love Actually Return

The film's director Richard Curtis has reassembled his all-star cast for a Comic Relief TV 'sequel', with Liam Neeson, Hugh Grant, and Bill Nighy all on board - but Thompson, who played Karen...

'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...

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