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Emma Thompson Heading To London With Sweeney Todd

13th June 2014

Emma Thompson is returning to the London stage for the first time in 25 years for a string of performances in a concert version of Sweeney Todd.The British actress made her New York stage debut...

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Emma Thompson & Ray Winstone Join Carlyle's Serial Killer Cast

12th June 2014

Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone have joined the cast of Trainspotting star Robert Carlyle's directorial debut.The Full Monty star will portray a barber who becomes a serial killer in The Legend Of Barney Thomson, and...

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Emma Thompson: 'Working Mums Should Take A Year Off'

26th May 2014

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has risked the wrath of working mums everywhere by insisting it's impossible to be a great mum and a career woman at the same time in a new interview.The Saving Mr....

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Emma Thompson Gushes About Greg Wise

25th May 2014

Emma Thompson feels very lucky to have a rock solid relationship with Greg Wise.The 'Saving Mr. Banks' actress, who has daughter Gaia, 14, and adopted son Tindyebwa Agaba, 26, with her husband of nine years,...

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Emma Thompson: 'Social Media Is Killing A Generation'

22nd May 2014

British actress Emma Thompson is convinced social media is dangerous and will have disastrous consequences for youngsters who grow up obsessed with the Internet.The Harry Potter star is adamant she will never sign up for...

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Pierce Brosnan: Look After Yourself In Love

20th May 2014

Pierce Brosnan's best love advice is to ''look after yourself'' and have ''grace under pressure''.The former James Bond star knows plenty about romance and advises that when it comes to unrequited love, you should...

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Emma Thompson Joins A Walk In The Woods

6th May 2014

Emma Thompson has been cast in 'A Walk in the Woods'.The British actress, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal are the latest stars to join Robert Redford and Nick Nolte in the independent comedy, based on...

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Emma Thompson Says 'Love Punch' Marriage Sabbatical Is "Not A Bad Idea"

By Lauren James | 18th April 2014

Emma Thompson has stepped forward to say that she's all for taking a year out of a marriage in what's known as a "sabbatical" if it is "done properly." The 54 year-old film star and...

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Brosnan, Thompson Are Far, Far Better Than 'The Love Punch'

By Michael West | 17th April 2014

Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Timothy Spall and Celia Imrie is a pretty good cast. It just is. And there The Love Punch - a Great Marigold Hotel style movie set in the Cote d'Azur probably...

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It's A Hard Knock Life This Christmas With 'Annie' - [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th April 2014

The youngest ever Oscar nominee, Quvenzhane Wallis – with a touch of autotune thrown in for good measure - plays the iconic and titular role of Annie in Columbia Pictures’ upcoming modernisation of the classic,...

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The Things They Say: 4153970

13th April 2014

"I just kept messing up the scene in so many different ways, as often as I could, because Pierce was such a good kisser and I didn't want the scene to end. When we finally...

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Emma Thompson Blasts Film Marketing Aimed At Older Audiences

11th April 2014

Veteran British actress Emma Thompson has taken aim at movie marketing executives who specifically promote films with older casts to elder generations, insisting it is a "tragic mistake".The Love Actually star features in new comedy...

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Emma Thompson & Pierce Brosnan Are Amateur Jewel Thieves In 'The Love Punch' [Trailer & Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 7th April 2014

The Love Punch is due out in UK cinemas next week so what are we in for from Last Chance Harvey writer and director Joel Hopkins?From L-R: Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, Emma Thompson and Pierce...

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Emma Thompson Insists On Long Career Breaks For Family Time

6th April 2014

British actress Emma Thompson insists on taking long breaks from her work to spend time with her family.Thompson has a teenage daughter, Gaia, with her husband Greg Wise and the couple also adopted a son,...

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A Week In News: 'Noah' Conjures A Box Office Miracle, Glastonbury Line-up Revealed, And 'How I Met Your Mother' Bids Farewell

By Lauren James | 4th April 2014

Nice Work, 'Noah': Darren Aronofsky's latest epic, Noah, was released last weekend and managed to triumph at its debut box office with $44 million, despite all the negative publicity regarding religious condemnation and middling reviews....

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My Fair Lady Adaptation Shelved

1st April 2014

The long-awaited remake of My Fair Lady has been shelved, according to Emma Thompson.The British actress wrote the screenplay for a reboot of the 1964 musical which starred Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle, but the...

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Empire Film Awards: James Mcavoy, Emma Thompson, 'Gravity,' And 'The Hobbit' Take Home The Silver

By Lauren James | 31st March 2014

Some of the biggest names in film were out last night for the Jameson Empire Film Awards, which saw the year's biggest and best movies awarded for a storming year in filmmaking. Voted for by...

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Arnie Talks Working Out, Desserts And 'Terminator' Ahead Of Lifetime Achievement Award

By Jack de Aguilar | 31st March 2014

Arnold Schwarzenegger talked about his London habits, what it means to be awarded the lifetime achievement award from Empire and the next Terminator when quizzed by The Telegraph last night. The Austrian star said he...

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Emma Thompson, Annie Lennox, Rita Ora Unveiled As M&s "Leading Ladies" In Ad Campaign

By Lauren James | 24th March 2014

Emma Thompson has been unveiled as one of the leading faces in a new campaign by Marks & Spencer. The actress was selected alongside a host of other accomplished women to front new advertisements for...

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Fascinating Fact: 4123471

24th March 2014

Bosses of British high street retailer Marks & Spencer have revealed their latest advertising campaign featuring pop star Rita Ora, actress Emma Thompson, and former Eurythmics star Annie Lennox. The images for the campaign were...

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Emma Thompson And Rita Ora For Marks And Spencer 2014 Campaign

24th March 2014

Emma Thompson, Annie Lennox and Rita Ora will feature in Marks & Spencer's Spring/Summer 14 advert.The stars will be joined by Alek Wek, Doreen Lawrence, Lulu Kennedy, Rachel Khoo and Roma Agrawal for this season's...

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The Things They Say: 4115391

18th March 2014

"Gaia is still young and these years are very precious. I was very lucky because I got three good films in a row and I could then get home before Gaia started her next term...

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Emma Thompson: 'I Was Too Bossy For Kenneth Branagh'

18th March 2014

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has opened up about the failure of her first marriage to Kenneth Branagh, revealing she was a little too "bossy" for the actor/director.Now married to her Sense & Sensibility co-star Greg...

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Emma Thompson Wins Over Critics With New York Stage Debut

6th March 2014

Emma Thompson sealed her place as a star of the New York stage by making her debut in a concert version of Sweeney Todd on Wednesday night (05Mar14).The British actress plays notorious pie-maker Mrs. Lovett...

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Emma Thompson Surprises Musical Cast In Sweeney Todd Costume

24th February 2014

British actress Emma Thompson gave the cast of a Broadway show a scare when paid them a visit in her creepy Sweeney Todd costume.The Harry Potter star is preparing to make her New York stage...

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Fascinating Fact: 4078753

20th February 2014

British actress Emma Thompson made a surprise appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (19Feb14) to partake in a game of charades with actor Bradley Cooper and country singer Tim Mcgraw.

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What Would 'Harry Potter' Have Been Like With This Alternative Cast?

By Sophie Miskiw | 19th February 2014

There’s a generation out there who have been practically weened on Harry Potter. The books and the films have become a religion for devout fans of the series, but would it have been the same...

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The 2014 Baftas Run Like The Oscars' Older, Funnier Sister

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th February 2014

As the British equivalent to the Oscars, last night’s BAFTAs were obviously a glamorous affair. In between bouts of Stephen Fry’s self deprecating humor (“[Oprah’s] performance in The Butler was so moving, I almost gave...

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Bafta Honors Mid-point Report: Brangelina, Emma Thompson Own The Red Carpet And Our Hearts

By Victoria Pavlova | 16th February 2014

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt haven’t really been a staple at award shows recently, but when they do attend, they make it memorable. After spending Valentine’s apart, Hollywood’s power couple reunited in London on Saturday...

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Bryan Cranston Owns Sag Awards With Singing Acceptance Speech [Video]

By Lauren James | 20th January 2014

If there was ever any doubt over whether Bryan Cranston was rightfully awarded the Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama award at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, those doubts...

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