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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...

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

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...

Emma Thompson Insists On Long Career Breaks For Family Time

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,...

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

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....

My Fair Lady Adaptation Shelved

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Emma Thompson And Rita Ora For Marks And Spencer 2014 Campaign

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...

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

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...

Emma Thompson Wins Over Critics With New York Stage Debut

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...

Emma Thompson Surprises Musical Cast In Sweeney Todd Costume

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Inside Llewyn Davis, Anybody? The 5 Biggest Oscar Nomination Snubs

Ok, so the Oscar nominations pretty much played out as we expected on Thursday morning (January 16, 2013) with a minimal amount of surprise nominations and plenty for the big boys, 12 Years a Slave,...

Jennifer Lawrence Joins Sag Presenters

Jennifer Lawrence and Julia Roberts have been added to the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award presenters.Organisers of the annual ceremony - which takes place on Saturday (18.01.14) at Los Angeles' Shrine Exposition Center - have...

Cate Blanchett Has Jitters Before Golden Globes

Cate Blanchett struggles to keep her nerves under control at award shows.The 'Blue Jasmine' star, who is nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama, at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles tonight...

Charlize Theron And Sean Penn Kiss At Gala

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn were all over each other at his star-studded Help Haiti Home Gala on Saturday night (11.01.14).The 53-year-old actor and the 38-year-old South African actress, who recently sparked romance rumours after...

Meryl Streep Toasts Emma Thompson And Roasts Walt Disney

Meryl Streep has been a self-professed feminist throughout her career and she walked the walk on during Tuesday night’s National Board of Review gala in New York. The August: Osage County actress took the stage...

Meryl Streep Blasts Walt Disney As 'Gender Bigot'

Meryl Streep has blasted Walt Disney for being a ''gender bigot''. The 'August: Osage County' star hit out at the business magnate while speaking at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association gaga in New York City...

Meryl Streep Blasts "Racist" And "Anti-semitic" Walt Disney, Recites Emma Thompson Poem In Ny Awards Speech

Meryl Streep has called out the late animator and business magnate Walt Disney for the views he allegedly that that would nowadays be considered highly offensive. The August: Osage County star made the comments at...

Emma Thompson Relieved For Menopause

Emma Thompson felt ''grateful'' for the first time to be going through the menopause in New York City.The 54-year-old actress admitted she was relieved to be experiencing hot flashes, as they were the only thing...

Meryl Streep Slams Walt Disney In Emma Thompson Tribute

Meryl Streep ripped into moviemaking icon Walt Disney while paying tribute to Saving Mr. Banks star Emma Thompson at an awards show on Tuesday night (07Jan14).Streep, who was among the frontrunners to land the role...

Emma Thompson Wants To Play Sherlock Holmes

British actress Emma Thompson wants to become the first woman to play Sherlock Holmes.The Love Actually star is a big fan of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional sleuth, and she is convinced the part could...

'Anchorman 2' Staying Classy To Top Us Box Office This Weekend

Anchorman 2: The Lengend Continues has been lighting up cinema screens since Wednesday (18 December) this week and looks set to continue its impressive run into next week and emerge as the top grossing film...

Getting To Know 'Saving Mr. Banks' Through Disney's Long-time Composer, Richard Sherman

While Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson head up the posters and marketing for Saving Mr. Banks with their turns as Walt Disney and P.L Travers; the roles of Jason Schwartzman and B.J. Novak as Richard...

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