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Dame Helen Mirren To Reprise Her Role As The Queen In New Play

Dame Helen Mirren is to reprise the role that won her a much-coveted Oscar award by playing Elizabeth II in a new play by Peter Morgan called The Audience. Morgan wrote the script for The...

British Actress Helen Mirren Set For A Return To The Throne

Helen Mirren will be returning to her role as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, it has emerged, when the veteran actress will grace the stage at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End for a...

Helen Mirren: Queen Role Will Be A Challenge

Dame Helen Mirren admits portraying Queen Elizabeth on stage will be a ''challenge''.The 67-year-old actress - who has previously played the monarch in hit movie 'The Queen' - is to star in 'The Audience' in...

Dame Mirren Was Lined Up For Olympic Role

Dame Helen Mirren was lined-up to portray Queen Elizabeth Ii onscreen once again as part of the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games if the monarch refused to take part.The British royal was...

Dame Helen Mirren & Russell Brand Delve Into Britain's History For New Tv Show

British stars Dame Helen Mirren, Russell Brand and singer Jessie J will delve into their homeland's history as part of a new TV series about the U.K.The trio, along with several other celebrities, will discuss...

Dame Mirren Meets British Troops

Dame Helen Mirren surprised a group of soldiers in London over the weekend (11-12Aug12), applauding them for their work at the 2012 Olympics.Troops were drafted in to assist security guards at Games' venues in the...

Dame Helen Mirren Is Queen Of Veteran Stars

Dame Helen Mirren has received an early birthday treat after topping a survey of stars who have grown old gracefully.The veteran actress, who turns 67 years old on Thursday (26Jul12), saw off competition from fellow...

Hugh Hefner Biopic On The Way: Who Will Play Playboy Mogul?

Hugh Hefner is set to have a film made about his life with the 85 year-old adult magazine mogul set to bring some heavy hitters on board to make the re-telling of his life on...

Dame Helen Mirren Calls For More Female Directors

Dame Helen Mirren used her appearance at an awards ceremony in the Czech Republic to highlight the need for more female directors in the movie industry.The Oscar winner, who is married to moviemaker Taylor Hackford,...

Dame Helen Mirren Leads 2013 Walk Of Fame Inductees

Dame Helen Mirren, moviemaker Ron Howard, New Kids On The Block and the Backstreet Boys will all unveil stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013.The celebrities will join Javier Bardem, Viola Davis, James...

Dame Helen Mirren Reprises Queen Role

Dame Helen Mirren has reprised her Oscar-winning role as Queen Elizabeth Ii at a reading of a new play.The actress read the part of the British monarch in The Audience, which focuses on the royal's...

Helen Mirren: Queen Elizabeth 'Twinkles'

Dame Helen Mirren thinks Britain's Queen Elizabeth has a ''twinkling'' personality.The Oscar-winning actress claims the queen is actually ''charming and funny'' and is nothing like her serious public persona and wanted to bring her lighter...

Helen Mirren Terrified About Royal Role

Dame Helen Mirren was terrified about playing Queen Elizabeth.The actress - who was awarded a Best Actress Oscar in 2006 for her role as the monarch in 'The Queen' - claims she was ''very, very...

Catherine Zeta Jones Joins Red

Catherine Zeta Jones has signed up to the 'Red' sequel.The Welsh actress will join Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Dame Helen Mirren and Mary Louise-Parker for the follow-up to the action movie, which is to be...

Dame Helen Mirren Regrets Snubbing Queen Elizabeth Ii's Silver Jubilee

Dame Helen Mirren refused to take part in Queen Elizabeth Ii's Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977 because she was a "grumpy anti-monarchist".The veteran British star sneered at the parties marking the 25th anniversary of the...

Helen Mirren's Stately Plans

Dame Helen Mirren would ''have a glass of champagne and sit on the throne'' if she was the Queen of England. The British actress - who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth...

Dame Helen Mirren Slams Britain's 'Small-minded' Cynicism

Dame Helen Mirren has blasted her fellow Brits for their cynical attitude, insisting she enjoys escaping to "naive" America.The Oscar-winning actress splits her time between her native U.K. and Los Angeles, and admits she is...

Susan Boyle To Perform At Diamond Jubilee Pageant

Susan Boyle will perform at Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee pageant.The 'Wild Horses' singer is the latest act to be confirmed for the four-day event at Windsor Castle to celebrate the queen's 60-year reign, joining a...

Dame Helen Mirren To Co-host Royal Pageant

Dame Helen Mirren is set to come face to face with The Queen once more after signing up to host a Diamond Jubilee pageant next month (May12).Mirren portrayed Queen Elizabeth II in the hit 2006...

Dame Helen Mirren's Plea For Unwanted Bras

Kind-hearted Dame Helen Mirren has urged British women to donate bras to charity, insisting the garments will help provide employment for disadvantaged African females.The Oscar-winning actress has teamed up with Oxfam to launch the Big...

Dame Helen Mirren Learns How To Save A Life

Dame Helen Mirren has learned how to give Cpr after signing up to become a patron for a U.K. ambulance organisation.The Queen star toured the London Ambulance Voluntary Responder Group this week (begs26Mar12) after agreeing...

Dame Helen Mirren Honed Acting Skills At Fairground Job

Dame Helen Mirren honed her acting skills as a teenager by tricking customers to come to the fairground where she worked.The Oscar-winning actress worked in the Kursaal amusement park in Southend-on-Sea, England as a youngster...

Mirren Calls For Cpr Changes In Schools

Dame Helen Mirren has urged British school principals to improve their teachers' lifesaving training after learning over 250 children die every year from cardiac arrests.The Queen actress fears schools across the U.K. are ill-equipped for...

Toni Collette Lands Making With Psycho Role?

Toni Collette is in negotiations to star in 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho'. The 'Muriel's Wedding' actress is set to play Alfred's long-time assistant and friend Peggy Robertson if talks are completed, with...

Jessica Biel To Join Cast For Psycho Biopic

Jessica Biel is set to co-star in the upcoming SACHA GERVAISI release Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho according to deadline.com. In the same vein as the Oscar nominated My Week With Marilyn, the...

Scarlett Johansson Lined Up For New 'Psycho' Movie

Scarlett Johansson is set to take on the role of Janet Leigh in new Hitchcock biopic 'Making of Psycho'. Scarlett Johansson will be appearing as the actress who played the original and famous 'shower' victim...

Scarlett Johansson Cast As Psycho Star

Scarlett Johansson has been cast as the actress Janet Leigh in the forthcoming movie Alfred Hitchcock and The Making of Psycho. The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Johansson will star in the film alongside Helen...

Scarlett Johansson To Play Psycho Actress Janet Leigh

Scarlett Johansson is to take on the role of screen icon Janet Leigh in new movie 'The Making of Psycho'. The 'We Bought A Zoo' actress will appear alongside James D'Arcy, Anthony Hopkins and Dame...

Scarlett Johansson To Play Janet Leigh

Scarlett Johansson has been cast as screen icon Janet Leigh in 'The Making of Psycho'. The 'Avengers' actress will star alongside James D'Arcy, Anthony Hopkins and Dame Helen Mirren in the project, which is being...

Stars Get Arty For Literacy Campaign

Stars including Coldplay, Dame Helen Mirren and Stephen Fry have designed and decorated envelopes for a U.K. literacy campaign.Dame Shirley Bassey, Star Trek's Simon Pegg and Dame Judi Dench also tapped into their creative sides...

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