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Emma Thompson Writes Handbook For Daughter After Childhood Ordeal

Emma Thompson has written a handbook about sex and emotion to guide her daughter through life after experiencing a horrific ordeal as a child in which she was allegedly molested by an elderly man.The British...

Emma Thompson Sings Mary Poppins Tunes At Saving Mr. Banks Lunch

Emma Thompson showed off her singing skills by performing several tracks from Mary Poppins at a special Los Angeles lunch celebrating the launch of her new film Saving Mr. Banks.The British actress plays author P.L....

Emma Thompson And Jim Carter Join Forces To Save Neighbourhood Trees

British stars Emma Thompson and Jim Carter are among the locals fighting plans to chop down 35 trees to make way for a railway station in their London neighbourhood.The pair is backing a campaign to...

Emma Thompson Considered Image Overhaul After Mother Teresa Offer

Emma Thompson considered undergoing a glamorous makeover after she was sent a script to play Mother Teresa.The Oscar winner was keen to get back to the big screen after several years of carefully picking projects...

Emma Thompson Forgives Helena Bonham Carter

Emma Thompson has forgiven Helena Bonham Carter for allegedly having an affair with her ex-husband.The 'Saving Mr. Banks' star, who ended her marriage with Kenneth Branagh in 1995 amid rumours he had a fling with...

Emma Thompson Forgives Helena Bonham Carter For Branagh Affair

Emma Thompson has broken her silence on her one-time love rival Helena Bonham Carter, insisting she forgives the actress for embarking on an affair with her ex-husband Kenneth Branagh.The actor/director enjoyed a fling with Bonham...

Afi Film Festival Launch Hosts "Saving Mr. Banks" Premiere At The Historical Chinese Theater

Last night saw the “practically perfect” opening of the AFI Film Fest at Hollywood’s infamous Chinese Theatre, newly kitted out for IMAX. Most importantly, however, the festival also hosted the North American premiere of the...

Emma Thompson Honoured In Hollywood

Actress Emma Thompson cemented her place in Hollywood on Thursday (07Nov13) when she added her hand and shoe prints to the fabled pavement outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre.The Oscar winner was overcome with emotion at the...

Emma Thompson Had A Big Crush On Prince Charles

Actress Emma Thompson has confessed to a crush on Prince Charles in a new Time magazine expose on the heir to the British throne, revealing she would have gladly dated him.The Oscar winner counts herself...

It's Emma Thompson, Not Tom Hanks, Taking The Plaudits For 'Saving Mr Banks'

Saving Mr Banks has been marketed, or at least interpreted, as a film about Walt Disney. But the crux of the film can be found in Pamela Lyndon Travers’ struggle to keep her story true...

Emma Thompson's 'Prickly Pear' Behaviour

Emma Thompson enjoyed channelling her inner-diva in 'Saving Mr. Banks'.The 54-year-old actress portrays P.L. Travers, the cantankerous author of 'Mary Poppins', in Disney's new period drama about the creation of the classic movie based on...

Emma Thompson To Make New York Stage Debut In Sweeney Todd

Emma Thompson is set to show off her vocal skills by making her New York stage debut in musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street.The Brit is heading to the Big Apple to...

Milla Jovovich And Pierce Brosnan Join Survivor

Milla Jovovich and Pierce Brosnan are set to star in 'Survivor'.The Hollywood stars have joined the cast of James McTeigue's action thriller, which will also feature 'Saving Mr. Banks' actress Emma Thompson and Angela Bassett.The...

Emma Thompson: 'Monogamy Is Odd'

Actress Emma Thompson has branded humans natural born love cheats.Thompson, who starred in Love Actually as the mistreated wife of a cheating husband, finds the concept of longterm commitment strange and is adamant monogamy is...

Emma Thompson: 'Hollywood Needs To Make More Happy Films'

British actress Emma Thompson is convinced films have become too dark and depressing in recent years, and she wants to see Hollywood making more "happy" movies.The Love Actually star fears too many of today's films...

Emma Thompson To Host Acting Masterclasses

British actress Emma Thompson is to host a series of acting masterclasses at a college in Scotland after she was named patron of the institute's performing arts department.The Love Actually star has become an official...

Disney Reveal New Movie Details At D23 Expo: 'Malificent,' 'Saving Mr. Banks,' And 'Tomorrowland'

Walt Disney Studios have a host of exciting new movies in store for fans of action, comedy and adventure in this next year. Details of new and upcoming movies were announced at the Disney Comic-Con...

Back To The Film's Roots: Tom Hanks' 'Saving Mr Banks' To Close Bfi London Film Festival

The highly anticipated movie Saving Mr. Banks, in which Tom Hanks stars as the controversial Walt Disney, attempting to work with Pamela Travers (Emma Thompson) on a film adaptation of Mary Poppins, is set to...

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - Tom Hanks In Saving Mr. Banks [Trailer + Pictures]

The long-awaited Walt Disney film, featuring Tom Hanks as the controversial man himself, is getting closer and closer, and we’ve got some stills of Hanks in action as well as his co-stars, Emma Thompson, B.J...

Tom Hanks Walt Disney Picture - First Still From 'Saving Mr Banks'

We love the Tom Hanks Walt Disney picture, it’s not quite the transformation we expected – we can still see Hanks in it – but it has certainly whetted the appetite for Saving Mr Banks:...

Emma Thompson And Mum Phyllida Law Pick Up Honorary Degrees

Oscar winner Emma Thompson celebrated a rare accomplishment with her mother Phyllida Law on Tuesday (02Jul13) when they both received honorary degrees from the same school in Scotland.The British actresses, who have have starred in...

Cameron Diaz Is Miss Hannigan In Will Smith And Jay Z's 'Annie'

Sony have confirmed Cameron Diaz will be starring in Will Smith and Jay Z's musical re-envisioning of the hit Broadway musical Annie. Diaz has landed the role of Miss Hannigan, the cruel manager of the...

Sandra Bullock In Talks For Jay-z And Will Smith’S ‘Annie’

Sandra Bullock is in talks with producers of the upcoming Hollywood remake of ‘Annie,’ according to The Wrap. Rumours of Bullock’s involvement started circulating in March, although it is believed talks have since reopened with...

Jamie Foxx In Talks For Annie Remake

Jamie Foxx is in talks to star in 'Annie'.The 'Django Unchained' has entered negotiations to play a variation of the classic Daddy Warbucks character in Sony Pictures' remake of the musical film, according to The...

Judge Rules In Favour Of Emma Thompson In Effie Court Case

British actress Emma Thompson has been given the go-ahead to proceed with a movie about the lives of 19th century poet John Ruskin, his wife Effie Gray and her lover, painter John Everett Millias, after...

Emma Thompson And Kenneth Branagh Among Mourners At Richard Briers Send-off

Emma Thompson, Sir Kenneth Branagh and Felicity Kendal were among the stars who gathered at a memorial service in London on Wednesday (06Mar13) to pay tribute to late British actor Richard Briers.Hundreds of friends and...

Brave Takes Home The Oscar For Best Animated Film Academy Awards Ceremony

Pixar added yet another Academy Award to the pile last night as the Disney-owned studio's fantasy blast from the past Brave picked up the top prize for animation at the star-studded event.The film, inspired by...

Beautiful Creatures... Ugly Box Office Results. Fantasy Drama Fails To Attract An Audience

Beautiful Creatures may boast a stellar cast, with the likes of Emma Thompson and Jeremy Irons in the midst of its line-up, but that did not save it from a receiving a serious trouncing in...

Jeremy Irons: I Wouldn't Watch Beautiful Creatures

Jeremy Irons claims 'Beautiful Creatures' isn't his kind of film.Despite starring in the upcoming fantasy adventure, the 64-year-old actor would never have chosen to watch it in the cinema and admits he only took the...

Hot Tickets! Us Movie Releases: 'Safe Haven' And 'A Good Day To Die Hard' Battle It Out For Worst Valentine's Weekend Movie

Ah, Valentine’s Weekend. That thing that doesn’t actually exist because there’s only actually one day that’s officially attributed to Valentine’s Day but it does exist in the world of the movie box office. It’s the...

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