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Barry Sonnenfeld 'Can't Wait' For Men In Black 4

Barry Sonnenfeld ''can't wait'' to do 'Men In Black 4'.The director of the film franchise has dropped his strongest hint yet that there will be a fourth movie in the series, which he believes has...

Nicole Scherzinger Pleased For New X Factor Judges

Nicole Scherzinger is ''pleased'' for new 'X Factor' judges Demi Lovato and Britney Spears.The 33-year-old singer was axed from the panel of the US show alongside Paula Abdul after just one series, but she insists...

Maggie Gyllenhaal Adopts English Accent From Emma Thompson

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal has confessed the English accent she turns on for film roles is a perfect imitation of her Nanny Mcphee co-star Emma Thompson.The Secretary star has often had to grasp a foreign accent...

Love Actually Sequel Wanted By Universal

Universal Pictures president Eddie Cunningham wants a 'Love Actually' sequel.The movie boss admits he would love to ''green light'' a follow-up to the 2003 Richard Curtis-directed romantic comedy - starring Hugh Grant, Colin Firth and...

Tom Hanks To Play Walt Disney

Tom Hanks is to play Walt Disney in a new movie.The 'Forrest Gump' actor has entered talks to appear in 'Saving Mr. Banks' - a film exploring the making of 'Mary Poppins' - as the...

Emma Thompson To Reprise Her Oscar Nominated Role Of Peirce

Emma Thompson is set to return to the big screen as the lawyer who earned her an Oscar nomination in 1994.The Brit scored a Best Supporting Actress nod for her portrayal of attorney Gareth Peirce...

Jim Sturgess Set For Maleficent

Jim Sturgess wants to appear in 'Maleficent'.The 'One Day' actor is reportedly keen to take on the role of Diaval - a love interest for the titular villainous fairy, who will be played by Angelina...

Colin Firth And Emma Thompson Call For Refugee Pledge

Oscar-winning Hollywood stars Colin Firth and Emma Thompson are backing a campaign to make the U.K. a safe haven for refugees.The British stars have signed up to a petition calling for Prime Minister David Cameron's...

Jeremy Irons To Join Cast Of Beautiful Creatures

Jeremy Irons is in final negotiations to join the cast of 'Beautiful Creatures'. The 63-year-old actor will join a star studded ensemble including Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum and Thomas Mann in the supernatural...

Rossum In Talks To Play Movie Witch

Phantom Of The Opera star Emmy Rossum is in talks to join Emma Thompson and Viola Davis among the supporting cast of magical new drama Beautiful Creatures.Rossum is slated to play a witch in the...

Men In Black 3 Trailer: Can You Spot Lady Gaga?

The third film in the Men in Black franchise is due for release in May 2012 and a trailer uploaded onto YouTube today reveals that the regular stars, Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are...

Lady Gaga Has Men In Black Role

Lady Gaga has a cameo role in 'Men In Black 3'. Will Smith - who reprises the role of Agent J in the comedy sci-fi movie - has confirmed the 'Marry The Night' singer is...

Emma Thompson To Play The Queen In New Tv Drama

Emma Thompson is set to follow in Helen Mirren's royal footsteps after signing up to play The Queen in a new British TV drama.The Oscar-winning actress will portray Her Royal Highness in the project, Walking...

Will Smith To Return To I Am Legend?

Warner Bros. has assigned Arash Amel to work on another instalment of Will Smith's 'I Am Legend'. The movie studio is keen for Will to reprise the role of scientist Robert Neville for a prequel...

Keira Knightley Inspired By Thompson To Beat Dyslexia

Keira Knightley overcame dyslexia by reading a screenplay by Emma Thompson.The 26-year-old actress suffers from the learning disability - which affects sufferers ability to read - and when she was growing up it was having...

Demian Bichir An Outside Bet For Best Actor Oscar

Demian Bichir is just the latest in a long line of Oscar nominees who've bucked the trend, the traditional prestige movie awards often going against the grain of awards season and finding outside candidates to...

Emma Thompson Mistaken For Naked Male Intruder

Emma Thompson has revealed that she was once mistaken for a man, after walking through a field naked. When police received a report of a naked intruder outside the home of Emma Thompson, they were...

Emma Thompson Mistaken For Naked Intruder

British actress Emma Thompson was left red-faced when cops arrived at her holiday home to investigate reports of a naked intruder as witnesses had mistaken the star for a nude man.The Oscar winner was enjoying...

Keira Knightley For Rival Effie Biopic?

Keira Knightley is set to star in a rival biopic to Emma Thompson's film on Euphemia 'Effie' Gray. Although Emma is currently shooting the project 'Effie' which she wrote starring Dakota Fanning and based on...

Stars Donate To Rainforest Charity Auction

Dame Judi Dench, Emma Thompson and Sting are among the stars who have donated signed memorabilia to raise funds for an environmental charity.Rockers U2 and funnyman Stephen Fry have also handed over personal items for...

Thompson Dragged Into New Effie Script Battle

British actress Emma Thompson is embroiled in a court battle over upcoming movie Effie after she was accused of stealing the plot from another writer.The Love Actually star has written the screenplay for a movie...

Emma Thompson Hosts Charity Auction

Actress Emma Thompson turned auctioneer on Monday night (03Oct11) to help raise $48,000 (£30,000) for a British human rights charity.The Nanny MCPhee star is a keen supporter of the Helen Bamber Foundation, an organisation which...

Kate Winslet Forms All-star Anti-cosmetic Surgery Group

Kate Winslet has joined forces with fellow British actresses Emma Thompson and Rachel Weisz to rally against the cosmetic surgery trend in Hollywood.The Titanic star is adamant she won't ever go under the knife and...

Dakota Fanning Joins Emma Thompson's Effie

Dakota Fanning is to star period drama 'Effie'. The 17-year-old actress has beat off competition including Saorsie Ronan and Carey Mulligan to take the leading role in the Emma Thompson -scripted project about the marriage...

Thompson To Revamp Annie Screenplay For Willow Smith

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has signed on to rework the classic Annie script for Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's new musical.Glee creator Ryan Murphy let the big news slip while explaining why he is...

Cynthia Nixon To Star In Broadway Play Wit

Cynthia Nixon is to star in new Broadway production of 'Wit'.The 'Sex and the City' star will portray Dr Vivian Bearing, a university professor of English who is dying from ovarian cancer and reflects on...

Emma Thompson To Write Annie

Emma Thompson has been approached to write the script for a remake of 'Annie' starring Willow Smith. The British actress - who wrote the screenplays for 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Nanny McPhee' - is in...

Helen Mirren Tops Hot List

Dame Helen Mirren has topped a list of Hotter Than Ever Women Over 50. The 65-year-old actress - who is renowned for her enviable figure - was named number one in the study by home...

Law Fears Daughters Will Inherit Eye Disease

Scottish star Phyllida Law forces her actress daughters Sophie and Emma Thompson to undergo regular medical check-ups in a bid to catch early signs of glaucoma.The 78 year old's mother, Megsie, suffered from the eye...

Thompson's Effie Movie In Jeopardy

EMMA THOMPSON is embroiled in a court battle to get her latest film EFFIE off the ground after a New York playwright accused the actress of copyright infringement.The Love Actually star has penned the screenplay...

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