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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,...

Emma Thompson To Play Mrs Potts In 'Beauty And The Beast'

Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson has joined the cast of Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast and will play Mrs Potts, the housekeeper who was transformed into a teapot in the magical 1991 animated version.Emma Thompson...

Emma Thompson To Play Mrs. Potts In Beauty And The Beast

Emma Thompson will play Mrs. Potts in Disney's live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 55-year-old actress will star in the role that was voiced by Angela Lansbury in the 1991 original animated film, while Kevin Kline...

'Beauty And The Beast' Remake Confirmed For March 2017, Adds Emma Thompson And Kevin Kline

More Disney casting news! The forthcoming live action re-make of the classic Beauty and the Beast will feature Emma Thompson as Mrs Potts and Kevin Kline as Belle’s father Maurice, it was announced on Monday....

Josh Gad To Join Emma Watson And Dan Stevens In Disney's Live Action 'Beauty And The Beast'

Josh Gad has become the latest actor to join the cast of the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. 34-year-old Gad has been cast as Le Fou, the villain Gaston's minion. Gad is best...

Russell Brand Backs Emma Thompson's Tax Protest

Russell Brand has thrown his support behind Emma Thompson's plan to stop paying tax until the British government cracks down on schemes which help the wealthy shield their riches.Thompson's actor husband Greg Wise has revealed...

Emma Thompson And Greg Wise Planning Tax Boycott

Emma Thompson and her actor husband Greg Wise want to stop paying tax until the British government launches a crackdown on schemes which help the wealthy shield their riches.The British couple is hoping to launch...

Emma Thompson In Talks To Appear In Beauty And The Beast

Emma Thompson is in talks to star in the live action film version of Disney's 'Beauty And The Beast'.The 55-year-old star is wanted to play the role of Mrs Potts, the housekeeper who's turned into...

Emma Thompson Withdraws Daughter From School

Emma Thompson has withdrawn her teenage daughter from school so she can be educated at home.The British actress and her husband Greg Wise have decided their 15-year-old daughter Gaia should be homeschooled after the teen...

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...

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