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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...

Colin Firth Unveils Walk Of Fame Star

Colin Firth has unveiled his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 'King's Speech' star - who is hot favourite to be nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of stuttering British King George VI...

Men In Black Iii Filming Halted For Script Changes

Will Smith's 'Men in Black III' will have a two month break in production from December for script changes. The highly anticipated 3-D sequel - which sees Smith's Agent Jay head back to the late...

Thompson, Welch And Taylor-wood Are Harper's Women Of The Year

EMMA THOMPSON, FLORENCE WELCH and SAM TAYLOR-WOOD have been named the Women Of The Year by Britain's Harper's Bazaar magazine.The Nanny MCPhee star picked up the Role Model prize at the Harper's Bazaar Women of...

Emma Thompson For Men In Black Iii?

Emma Thompson is set to star in 'Men in Black III'.The Oscar-winning actress is in negotiations to join Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in the popular franchise, playing MIB operative Agent Oh, who is...

Thompson Bemoans Sloppy Speech

Actress EMMA THOMPSON fears for the future of the English language - insisting many British teenagers "sound stupid" because of their use of slang.The Oscar-winner recently returned to her former school and was left stunned...

Maggie Gyllenhaal's Co-star Fear

Maggie Gyllenhaal was nervous about working with Dame Maggie Smith on 'Nanny McPhee Returns'.The Oscar-nominated actress confesses she had heard "really scary" stories about the British actress, but admits they got on well after they...

Thompson Backtracks Over 'Stoning' Comments

Actress EMMA THOMPSON has backtracked after mistakenly implying residents of Britain's Isle of Wight regularly "stone homosexuals".In July (10), the Brit infuriated Isle of Wight residents after joking on America's The Late Late Show that...

Movie Reviews Nanny Mcphee Returns

Many critics did not regard the terribly British Nanny McPhee as their cup of tea when it was released in 2005. They're even less enthusiastic about Nanny McPhee Returns . The film's star, Emma Thompson,...

Thompson Criticised For Daughter 'Gap Year' Plans

Education campaigners are urging British actress EMMA THOMPSON to reconsider plans to take her daughter out of school to spend a year travelling the world - because the 10-year-old may never catch up with her...

Emma Thompson's Modern Nanny

Emma Thompson claims the next 'Nanny McPhee' movie will be set in modern times.The British actress - who has starred as the titular nanny in two instalments of the movie - admits she is currently...

Thompson Planning 'Gap Year' For Daughter

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is planning to take her 10-year-old daughter out of school to spend a year travelling the world.The Oscar-winner is mum to Gaia, her daughter with husband Greg Wise, and the youngster...

Thompson Writing New Peter Rabbit Tale

Oscar-winning British actress EMMA THOMPSON will mark the 110th anniversary of BEATRIX POTTER's classic PETER RABBIT tale by writing a new book for the children's literary series.The Nanny MCPhee star has been approached by Potter...

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