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Emma Thompson's Daughter Set To Be Home-schooled

Emma Thompson has decided her daughter should be educated at home.The 55-year-old actress and her husband, actor and producer Greg Wise, have decided to withdraw their 15-year-old daughter Gaia from her £6,000-a-term school so she...

Stars Urge David Cameron To Give Safe Haven To Syria Refugees

British stars including singer Sting and actresses Emma Thompson and Michelle Dockery have signed an open letter to the U.K.'s Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to provide a safe haven for the victims of...

Benedict Reveals Proposal Was 2014 Highlight

Benedict Cumberbatch says his engagement is his ''most important thing of 2014.''The 'Imitation Game' star popped the question to his long-term girlfriend Sophie Hunter earlier this year, and admitted the decision to spend the rest...

Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Most Important' Engagement

Benedict Cumberbatch has admitted his engagement was the ''most important news'' of his life. The 38-year-old actor announced he and girlfriend Sophie Hunter are set to wed by posting a notice in the Births, Marriages...

Emma Thompson To Be Honoured At Bifas

Actress Emma Thompson will be honoured for her career achievements at the British Independent Film Awards (Bifas) in December (14).The Saving Mr. Banks actress will receive the Richard Harris Award, named after the late Harry...

Emma Thompson Joins Mother Phyllida Law For Buckhingham Palace Honour

Veteran British actress Phyllida Law turned her day at Buckingham Palace into a family affair on Tuesday (11Nov14) as she was joined by her daughters Sophie and Emma Thompson to collect a top honour from...

Emma Thompson To Write Third Bridget Jones

Emma Thompson is writing 'Bridget Jones' Baby'.The 'Saving Mr Banks' star has been called in to re-write the screenplay following complaints from the movies' stars, who revealed they were unhappy with the planned script for...

Effie Gray: Does It Take Victorian Repression Too Far?

Critics have been divided about the latest British period drama to hit cinemas. Effie Gray is based on a notorious true scandal from the mid-19th century, and most reviews have commented that the buttoned-up approach...

Emma Thompson Supports Russell Brand's Revolution Call

Emma Thompson has thrown her support behind Russell Brand's campaign to start a political revolution in Britain.Brand has been extremely vocal about his ideas for overturning the U.K.'s democracy, and his stance has drawn criticism...

Emma Thompson Backs Russell Brand 'Don't Vote'

Emma Thompson has urged the public to follow Russell Brand's 'don't vote' campaign.The 'Effie Gray' actress has spoken out in favour of the comedian's controversial campaign - which encouraged people to rethink their political stance...

Audiences Get A Glimpse Of Effie Gray

The first trailer for Dakota Fanning’s new film, Effie Gray, has hit appliances with video playing abilities everywhere and showcases Emma Thompson’s fourth scripted venture in which she also co-stars. The film is a British...

Jamie Dornan Cast In The Ninth Life Of Louis Drax

Jamie Dornan has been cast in 'The Ninth Life of Louis Drax'.The '50 Shades of Grey' actor will star as a doctor in the psychological thriller, which is based on Liz Jensen's best-selling novel of...

Stars Back Bame Campaign

Daniel Craig, Idris Elba and Emma Thompson are among the stars who have signed an open letter to a group of British broadcasters urging them to include more black, asian and minority ethnic (Bame) actors...

Dakota Fanning Cast In American Pastoral

Dakota Fanning is to appear in a film adaptation of Philip Roth's prize-winning novel 'American Pastoral'.The exciting new film will feature Ewan McGregor and Jennifer Connelly, as well as Fanning, who has just been added...

Emma Thompson Heading To The North Pole

British actress Emma Thompson is travelling to the North Pole to highlight environmental issues threatening the Arctic.The Harry Potter star is backing a Greenpeace drive to protect the region from oil drilling and industrial fishing,...

Bradley Cooper Has Burger Flipping Lesson

Bradley Cooper is learning how to flip burgers.The 36-year-old actor had a lesson at Burger King in Leicester Square, London, on Sunday night (27.07.14) to help him master ''the art of the flip'' in preparation...

Gordon Ramsay Taught Bradley Cooper To Swear For New Film

Gordon Ramsay taught Bradley Cooper how to swear for a movie role.The 'F Word' star met with the Hollywood hunk in London and Venice to advise him on his role as a chef in 'Adam...

Sienna Miller To Play Sous Chef In Adam Jones

Sienna Miller will play a sous chef in 'Adam Jones'.The 32-year-old actress is to take on the role of an assistant chef in the upcoming film, alongside Bradley Cooper, the Daily Mail newspaper reports. Cooper...

Monty Python Kick Off Final Run Of Gigs

Monty Python had fans in hysterics as they kicked off their residency at London's The O2 arena last night (01.07.14).The legendary comedy troupe - consisting of John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and...

Emma Thompson Heading To London With Sweeney Todd

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...

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

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...

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

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....

Emma Thompson Gushes About Greg Wise

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,...

Emma Thompson: 'Social Media Is Killing A Generation'

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...

Pierce Brosnan: Look After Yourself In Love

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...

Emma Thompson Joins A Walk In The Woods

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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,...

Emma Thompson Blasts Film Marketing Aimed At Older Audiences

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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