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Kate Winslet To Return To UK?

Kate Winslet is reportedly planning to move back to the UK. The 'Revolutionary Road' actress - who split from film director husband Sam Mendes earlier this year - is now planning to move home to...

Dustin Hoffman's Directorial Debut

Dustin Hoffman is to direct a film. The 72-year-old actor is in the final stages of negotiations to helm 'Quartet', a movie about a retirement home for opera singers in the Home Counties of England....

Old Blonde Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson was stunned when her daughter told her she was too old to have blonde hair.The 'Nanny McPhee' actress recently dyed her tresses from brunette and while she likes them, 10-year-old Gaia wasn't impressed.The...

Thompson To Dye Hair For Daughter

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is set to lose her trademark hair style - because her daughter has told her she's "too old" to be a blonde.The Nanny MCPhee star was shocked when her 10-year-old daughter...

Thompson Encouraged Gyllenhaal To Take On Crazy Heart Role

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL almost turned down a role in new movie CRAZY HEART for the sake of her young daughter - until a text message from EMMA THOMPSON convinced her to stop feeling guilty about juggling...

Thompson's Race Relations Speech For Son

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has called on staff and students at a U.K. university to improve race relations after her adopted son suffered at the hands of bullies.The Oscar-winner's 22-year-old son, Tindyebwa Agaba, a former...

Thompson 'Withdraws Polanski Support'

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has agreed to withdraw her name from a petition to free ROMAN POLANSKI after a fan called on her to stop supporting the incarcerated filmmaker.The Oscar-winning actress signed a petition to...

Thompson Writes Screenplays To Avoid Typecasting

EMMA THOMPSON refuses to worry about how ageing might affect her Hollywood career - because she writes her own parts.The Oscar-winning actress has added her own twist to scripts of several of her movies, and...

Thompson To Give Race Relations Lecture

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is to return to the U.K. university where her adopted son suffered at the hands of bullies to give a lecture on race relations.The Oscar-winner's 22-year-old son, Tindyebwa Agaba, a former...

Thompson Wows An Education Crew With Pizza And Wine Treat

EMMA THOMPSON won over the cast of acclaimed new movie AN EDUCATION by serving up pizza and wine for the cast and crew at the end of her day on the set.The Oscar winner has...

Gyllenhaal In Awe Of Thompson

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL is so in awe of actress EMMA THOMPSON, she's been taking tips off her while filming NANNY MCPHEE AND THE BIG BANG.The Dark Knight star is currently in London shooting scenes for the...

Disney Promotes Upcoming Fare In London, Anaheim

The Walt Disney Co., whose executives and staff have always appeared to be Anglophiles of the first order, offered journalists a preview of its forthcoming slate Thursday -- much of it featuring British performers. A...

Thompson Celebrates Son's Graduation

British actress EMMA THOMPSON paid an emotional tribute to her adopted son TINDYEBWA AGABA as she watched the former Rwandan child soldier graduate from university on Tuesday (21Jul09).Thompson and her actor husband adopted Agaba, now...

Thompson Heading Back To School

British movie star EMMA THOMPSON is taking a year off from acting - to teach drama at her daughter's school.The Love Actually star turned 50 in April (09) and has vowed to take a step...

Thompson Backs Mothers' Rights

Actress EMMA THOMPSON has slammed the British government for its "Victorian principles" on maternity leave - insisting mothers in other European countries have a better chance of juggling babies and work.The Love Actually star has...

Thompson's Mcphee Set To Cast Another Spell Over Hollywood

EMMA THOMPSON will be getting up to her old tricks in a sequel to hit 2006 family film NANNY MCPHEE. The Oscar winner will star, produce and write the screenplay for Nanny MCPhee & the Big...

Thompson Moves Oscars From Restroom

EMMA THOMPSON has been forced to move her two Oscar statuettes from her bathroom at home - to make way for her nine-year-old daughter's artwork. The British actress won a Best Actress Academy Award for...

Thompson Tells Heathrow Minister To "Get A Grip"

Award-winning British actress Emma Thompson has hit back at a Cabinet minister who accused her of hypocrisy over her opposition to a new runway at Heathrow.Thompson is among a group of celebrities outspokenly critical of...

By on 17 January 2009

Thompson + Politician Trade Blows In Airport Row

Oscar-winning actress EMMA THOMPSON has hit back at scathing remarks by a British politician, who criticised her protests against the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport. Transport minister Geoff Hoon singled out the Sense and Sensibility...

Thompson Raged About Sexy Bus Ad

Actress EMMA THOMPSON grew so sick and tired of slipping standards in using sex to sell in her native Britain she was prompted to pen an angry letter to London's former Mayor KEN LIVINGSTONE. The...

Thompson Protests Against Airport Expansion

Oscar-winning actress EMMA THOMPSON is battling to prevent a controversial expansion of London's Heathrow Airport. The British Airports Authority (BAA) is hoping to get the go-ahead from the U.K. government to build a further runway,...

Thompson Calls On Madonna's Trainer To Help Her Get Fit

Actress EMMA THOMPSON has turned to MADONNA's fitness expert in an effort to get in shape. The beloved Brit admits she has always struggled to look good - and now has turned to Tracy Anderson...

Thompson Understood Madonna's 'Emotionally Retarded' Outburst

Actress EMMA THOMPSON felt a rapport with MADONNA when the pop superstar publicly referred to her ex-husband GUY RITCHIE as "emotionally retarded", because she thinks the same of her spouse, actor GREG WISE. The Oscar...

Laurie's Affection For Thompson

HOUSE star HUGH LAURIE looks back on his relationship with EMMA THOMPSON with fond memories, because their time together was "blissful". The British actor enjoyed a romance with Thompson when the pair studied at the...

Stars Prepare For Golden Globe Awards

The Hollywood award season kicks into gear today as stars prepare to attend the Golden Globe awards.Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Kirstin Scott Thomas and Hugh Laurie are all in the running for top...

By on 11 January 2009

Thompson's Struggle With Depression

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has long struggled with depression and insists the only way to beat her condition is to use creative therapy techniques. The Oscar-winner first experienced the illness during a stint on the...

Movie Reviews Last Chance Harvey

It's all about the performers, Manohla Dargis suggests in her review of Joel Hopkins's Last Chance Harvey , which opened in six theaters over the weekend in order to qualify for Oscar consideration. The performers...

Thompson's Lies To Miserly Husband

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is forced to lie to her husband when she buys new clothes - because he hates her spending money on expensive designer gear. Thompson admits her partner, fellow thespian Greg Wise,...

Frost/nixon And Benjamin Button Up For Five Golden Globes

Frost/Nixon and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button are the frontrunners for the 2009 Golden Globes, with five nominations each.Both films are named in the best drama category while their leading men are up for...

By on 11 December 2008

Thompson Sets Sights On New York For Harrowing Art Show

EMMA THOMPSON is on a mission to turn New York's Times Square into a mock detention centre for a hard-hitting protest about human trafficking. The British actress and activist staged a similar art installation/protest on...

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