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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...

Thompson Upsets U.k. Islanders

EMMA THOMPSON has angered residents on Britain's Isle of Wight after she jokingly implied they "stone homosexuals".The Oscar-winning Brit appeared on America's The Late Late Show on Thursday (12Jul10), and Scottish host Craig Ferguson told...

Thompson Features In Clash Of The Titans As Nanny Mcphee

Actress EMMA THOMPSON is an uncredited star of action epic CLASH OF THE TITANS after filming began while she was on set dressed in her NANNY MCPHEE costume.The Oscar winner was shooting the third installment...

Thompson: 'Hepburn Couldn't Act'

EMMA THOMPSON can't wait to see AUDREY HEPBURN replaced in a remake of MY FAIR LADY - because she's convinced the star couldn't sing or act.Thompson is currently drafting a screenplay for the upcoming reworking...

Thompson Taking Extended Vacation In 2011

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is taking a break from Hollywood in 2011 to spend more time with her family.The Oscar winner is mum to daughter Gaia and adopted son Tindyebwa with her actor husband Greg...

Thompson Honoured With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Oscar winner EMMA THOMPSON has been immortalised on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after unveiling her star on Friday (06Aug10).The actress was joined by her Nanny MCPhee Returns co-star Maggie Gyllenhaal and her ex-boyfriend, House...

Thompson: 'Women Can't Have It All'

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has opened up about her struggle to balance her work and family life, insisting it's almost impossible for women to "have it all".The Nanny MCPhee star is mum to daughter Gaia...

Thompson Set For Walk Of Fame Honour

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has landed another major honour - she'll join the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Thompson's one-time college boyfriend Hugh Laurie will be among the celebrities saluting her when she unveils...

Nanny Mcphee Takes Control Of U.k. Box Office

EMMA THOMPSON and MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL's new children's adventure NANNY MCPHEE AND THE BIG BANG has toppled ALICE IN WONDERLAND from the top of the U.K. box office in its first week of release.The sequel to...

Kate Winslet Ready To Leave Ny Home

Kate Winslet wants to move out of her marital home because it is "tainted" with bad memories.The Oscar-winning actress - who split from her film director husband Sam Mendes earlier this year - is desperate...

Mulligan Will Star In My Fair Lady, Says Thompson

British actress CAREY MULLIGAN has agreed to play the lead in the big screen remake of MY FAIR LADY, according to the movie's writer EMMA THOMPSON.The An Education star dismissed speculation earlier this month (Mar10)...

Wise Tried To Date Winslet Before Thompson

Actor GREG WISE tried to seduce KATE WINSLET before he married EMMA THOMPSON - after a clairvoyant told him he was destined to wed a SENSE AND SENSIBILITY co-star.Wise met both Winslet and Thompson on...

Thompson's Ivf Troubles

British actress EMMA THOMPSON was plunged into despair as she struggled to fall pregnant with a second child, despite undergoing extensive IVF treatment.The Nanny MCPhee star gave birth to her daughter, Gaia, with husband Greg...

Thompson's Family Heartache

EMMA THOMPSON opened up about her past family heartache on a U.K. TV show on Sunday (28Mar10), revealing her beloved grandmother was raped as a child.The Nanny MCPhee star confessed that her nana, Annie Jackson,...

Thompson Looked To Magic Roundabout For Nanny Inspiration

EMMA THOMPSON vowed to use adult humour in the NANNY MCPHEE movies as a tribute to her late father's quirky children's show THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT.The British actress adapted the Nanny MCPhee stories from Christianna Brand's...

Thompson: 'Work Saved Me'

British actress EMMA THOMPSON suffered from depression as her marriage to KENNETH BRANAGH fell apart - but writing the screenplay for SENSE AND SENSIBILITY saved her from "going under".The Nanny MCPhee star divorced the actor...

Maggie Gyllenhaal's Emma Bond

Maggie Gyllenhaal "hung out" with Emma Thompson on the set of 'Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang'. The 32-year-old actress admits she didn't get to do much work with the star, but they still found...

Emma Thompson's Waitress Daughter

Emma Thompson's daughter wants to be a waitress.The actress - who has 10-year-old Gaia and 22-year-old adopted son Tindyebwa with her actor husband Greg Wise - landed her youngest child a small role as an...

Colin Firth Perfect For Fair Lady

Colin Firth would be "brilliant" in the 'My Fair Lady' remake. The movie's writer Emma Thompson claims the Oscar-nominated star would be great in the remake of the 1964 Audrey Hepburn classic but admits the...

Maggie Gyllenhaal's Nanny Tears

Maggie Gyllenhaal cried while reading the 'Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang' script. The 32-year-old actress - who plays the role of harassed mother Mrs. Green in the kids' movie - was drawn to the...

Maggie Gyllenhaal Lost In Translation

Maggie Gyllenhaal has to "translate" what people say when she comes to England. The US actress appeared in London for the premiere of 'Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang' last night (24.03.10) and told how,...

Miller, Nighy & Thompson Back Proposed Tax For Bankers

SIENNA MILLER, BILL NIGHY and EMMA THOMPSON are backing a campaign urging the U.K. government to implement a new tax on the country's bankers.Finance workers have been embroiled in controversy in recent months after it...

Secret Shoe Smuggler Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson has to hide new shoes from her husband.The British actress - who is married to her 'Sense and Sensibility' co-star Greg Wise - loves buying lavish footwear and has come up with several...

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