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Red 2'S Us Release: Critics Are Unimpressed By "Tired" Sequel

Red 2 is released in US cinemas today (Friday 19th July). Critics have not received the Red sequel favourably, describing it as "passable" and simply "adequate".Bruce Willis at the premiere of Red 2, L.A.According to...

Red 2 Reviews: Is The Comedy Sequel Worth Watching? [Trailer]

After Red 2 enjoyed its star-studded premiere it's time to get down to the nitty-gritty of whether 2010's Red was deserving of a sequel or not. The Hollywood Reporter's Justin Lowe mulls over the highs...

Helen Mirren Insists On The Right Shoes To Play Red Killer

Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren insisted on wearing the right shoes to play a cold-blooded killer in the Red sequel.The Brit revives her expert assassin character Victoria in Red 2 and admits it was her...

Helen Mirren's Gun Thrills

Dame Helen Mirren got a huge thrill out of shooting a gun in 'RED 2'.The Oscar-winning actress - who is best known for playing drama roles such as in 'The Queen' -loved being physical in...

'Red 2' Premieres As Catherine Zeta-jones Turn Up The Heat [Photos]

The stars were out to shine last night in L.A as new movie Red 2 rolled out the red carpet for a premiere party. Catherine Zeta Jones looked particularly glamorous as she strutted her stuff...

Greta Gerwig's Crazy Crush On Russell Brand

Greta Gerwig had a ''crazy crush'' on 'Arthur' co-star Russell Brand.The actress played the comedian's love interest in the widely panned 2011 remake of the classic 1981 film and admits she fancied the movie's ''magnetic''...

Helen Mirren: Lawrence Olivier Was Very Intimidating

Dame Helen Mirren was intimidated by Lawrence Olivier and John Gielgud when she began her career.The 67-year-old actress who began her career in the late 60s when there was a hierarchy in the profession was...

Helen Mirren: 'Actors Find Retirement Difficult'

Dame Helen Mirren is convinced many stars struggle to embrace retirement because they can't bear to give up the perks of Hollywood life.The Oscar winner insists she still has no plans to quit acting even...

Helen Mirren Cut Short Italian Family Vacation To Work With Pacino

Dame Helen Mirren cut short a family holiday in Italy to work with David Mamet and Al Pacino on Tv movie Phil Spector last year (12) after Bette Midler dropped out of the project.The Queen...

Manish Dayal Joins Helen Mirren In Hundred-foot Journey

Manish Dayal will star opposite Dame Helen Mirren in 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'.The up-and-coming actor - who is best known for playing terminally ill teenager Raj Kher in TV drama '90210' - has landed a leading...

Jude Law And Helen Mirren Star In Theatre Fundraiser For Charity

Jude Law, Dame Helen Mirren and Doctor Who star Matt Smith helped raise more than $155,000 (£100,000) for charity by taking part in a one-off play in London on Monday (01Jul13).British actor Luke Treadaway enlisted...

Helen Mirren To Star In The Hundred-foot Journey Movie

British actress Helen Mirren has been cast in a Hollywood adaptation of author Richard C. Morais' bestselling book The Hundred-Foot Journey.The Queen star will appear alongside rising actor Manish Dayal in the culinary-themed drama, about...

Al Pacino As Phil Spector - "I Would Sit For Hours Just Looking At Phil Talking About Things"

Al Pacino stars alongside Helen Mirren as Phil Spector – the infamous American record producer and songwriter – in David Mamet’s controversial new drama for HBO. The TV movie surrounds the shooting of Lana Clarkson,...

'Monsters University' Fends Off 'The Heat': Still No.1 In Us Box Office

Monsters University spent its second week at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office grossing $46.2 million. The sequel of Monsters Inc. follows the early, not so jovial, relationship of Sulley and Mike as they...

Monsters University Earns $82.4 Million On Its Opening Weekend

Monsters University, the prequel to Monsters Inc., has done extremely well during its first weekend of release. The Disney Pixar animation has made $82.4 million, placing it ahead of World War Z and Superman: Man...

A New Scare Record! Monsters University Defeats World War Z At Box Office

Pixar's Monsters University sits atop of the North American film charts with takings of over $80 million in its first weekend of opening, beating rival Paramount Pictures' World War Z, which took $66 million (£42.74m)....

Mirren And Hopkins Are A 'Match Made In Heaven'

Dame Helen Mirren says she and Sir Anthony Hopkins are a ''match made in heaven''.The 67-year-old actress starred alongside the 75-year-old actor in 'Hitchcock' - a biographical film about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's...

Helen Mirren To Be New Face Of Marks + Spencer?

Dame Helen Mirren is reportedly the new face of Marks & Spencer. The 67-year-old actress is rumoured to have been photographed by Annie Leibovitz for the British brand's new campaign after she was spotted taking...

Helen Mirren Breaks Theatre Initiative Record

Dame Helen Mirren's hit West End play The Audience has broken theatre-to-cinema records after 110,000 fans checked out her latest performance as Queen Elizabeth Ii last week (13Jun13).The live broadcast of the production, which was...

Helen Mirren Struggling To Find Shakespeare Roles

Dame Helen Mirren has avoided starring in any Shakespearean plays over the last few years as she is convinced The Bard didn't write enough good roles for older women.The 67 year old began her acting...

Helen Mirren: 'Doctor Who Should Be A Woman'

Dame Helen Mirren has dismissed rumours suggesting she will be the next Doctor Who, but she is adamant a woman should be hired to take the lead role in the iconic British Tv show.The Queen...

Helen Mirren Honours Life-saving Volunteers

Dame Helen Mirren was on hand to help honour volunteer life-savers at a ceremony in London over the weekend (08-09Jun13).Mirren's pal, publicity chief Chris Worwood, suffered a cardiac arrest at a red carpet screening of...

Helen Mirren 'Hopeless' At Voice Acting

Dame Helen Mirren is ''hopeless'' at voice acting.The actress, who lends her voice to Dean Hardscrabble in Disney-Pixar's 'Monsters University', is known for her incredible presence on the stage and screen and found it a...

Super Helen Mirren Can’T Do Voice Overs!

As a national treasure, we’re used to the idea that Helen Mirren can do pretty much everything. Not just within the world of acting, either; we reckon she could comfortably run the country or throw...

Helen Mirren To Star In Hundred-foot Journey

Dame Helen Mirren is rumoured to be starring in 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'.The 67-year-old actress could take on the lead role of famous chef Madame Mallory in the film adaptation of Richard C. Morais' well-reviewed novel,...

Time For A Female Dr. Who? We Think So! But Who Could It Be?

The BBC, as a publically funded broadcaster, has to represent the changing attitudes of a nation. And this nation wants a female Dr. Who, so who could fill those time-travelling boots?Well Helen Mirren would love...

Helen Mirren Supports Band At London Gay Rights Festival

Dame Helen Mirren made amends with a group of drummers she berated for disrupting her performance in The Audience earlier this month (May13) by watching them perform at a London festival on Sunday (26May13).The veteran...

Helen Mirren Backing Military Charity After Soldier Murder

Dame Helen Mirren has called on her fellow Brits to rally behind a military support charity after a soldier was brutally murdered on the streets of London on Wednesday (22May13).The country was left in shock...

Luke Treadaway Spearheading Star-studded Autism Fundraiser

British actor Luke Treadaway has recruited Dame Helen Mirren and Doctor Who star Matt Smith to take part in his upcoming gala to raise money for autism charities.The 28-year-old Clash of the Titans star was...

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