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Mirren Learned French To Woo Boys

Veteran actress DAME HELEN MIRREN was desperate to learn French as a young girl - because she longed to snare a Parisian boyfriend.The Queen star grew up in Southend-on-Sea, England, a seaside town where there...

Russell Brand Loved Movie Kisses With Garner

Russell Brand has compared kissing Jennifer Garner to eating a delicious piece of cake. The British comedian - who married pop star Katy Perry last October - recently filmed romantic scenes with the US actress...

Helen Mirren: 'New Film Felt Like A Holiday'

Dame Helen Mirren took on her latest role because she wanted a "holiday". The legendary actress plays the supporting role of Ida in director Rowan Joffe's new movie 'Brighton Rock' and Helen admitted the chance...

Sam Riley: 'I Loved Being Horrible On Set'

Sam Riley loved tormenting his co-star in his new movie. The British actor plays gangster Pinkie in new movie 'Brighton Rock' and admitted playing a bad guy was surprisingly easy for him to be horrible...

Helen Mirren Tips Colin Firth For Oscar Win

Helen Mirren has tipped Colin Firth for Oscar success.The 65-year-old actress - who won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in 2006's 'The Queen' - explained while she is "100 per cent" confident the...

Red Sequel In The Works

BRUCE WILLIS and HELEN MIRREN's action comedy RED is set to take aim at the box office once more - studio executives have begun work on a sequel.The big screen adaption of the DC comics...

Mirren Saved Brighton Rock

DAME HELEN MIRREN's casting saved new movie BRIGHTON ROCK - because investors threatened to withdraw funding when CAREY MULLIGAN quit the project.The An Education star was initially cast as the young female lead, Rose, in...

Mirren's The Queen Is Film Fans' Favourite Movie Monarch

DAME HELEN MIRREN's portrayal of THE QUEEN is movie fans' favourite royal role, according to a new online poll.In anticipation of Colin Firth's Best Actor win at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday (16Jan11) for...

Mirren 'Frightened' To Take Risky Roles As She Grows Older

DAME HELEN MIRREN makes much safer choices concerning her career as she grows older - because she's too "frightened" to put her earning potential in jeopardy by making risky decisions.The Oscar winner was rebellious with...

Helen Mirren More Scared To Take Career Risks

Dame Helen Mirren thinks she has got more "frightened" as she has gold older.The 65-year-old actress says she has grown increasingly less inclined to take risks with her career because she needs the security that...

Katy Perry Wants To Take Russell's Surname

Katy Perry is planning to adopt her married surname of Brand.The 'California Gurls' singer wed British comedian Russell Brand in October and is now thinking of taking on his second name because she loves it...

Mirren Slams Hollywood Sexism

DAME HELEN MIRREN has criticised Hollywood bosses for making too many movies aimed at men, insisting filmmakers continue to "worship at the altar of the 18 to 25-year-old male and his penis".The British actress made...

Helen Mirren 'Cross' About Focus On Appearance

Dame Helen Mirren thinks her looks are "bloody irrelevant". The 65-year-old actress - who is often highlighted as one of the most beautiful Hollywood actresses - is a "bit cross" so much is made of...

Mirren 'Resisted' Exercise Game Ads

DAME HELEN MIRREN was stunned when she was asked to promote a fitness video game - because she is "so lazy" when it comes to exercise.The 65-year-old actress can currently be seen jogging and practising...

Helen Mirren To Receive Sherry Award

Dame Helen Mirren is to be given the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award.The Oscar-winning actress will receive the honour from former recipient Halle Berry at the Women in Entertainment Breakfast next month.The Sherry Lansing Leadership Award...

Mirren Brands British Tv Comedies 'Cruel'

DAME HELEN MIRREN has taken aim at popular comedies MONTY PYTHON and LITTLE BRITAIN, branding the humour on the British TV favourites "cruel" and "scathing".The Queen star admits she's saddened at the state of British...

Helen Mirren Gets Paid Well To Keep Fit

Dame Helen Mirren was paid £500,000 to advertise a keep-fit video game.The 65-year-old actress received the staggering sum for just two days work shooting the commercials for the Wii Fit Plus title which encourages owners...

Mirren Thought She Was Too 'Raunchy' For Dame Title

HELEN MIRREN is still shocked she was made a Dame - because the actress thought she was too "raunchy" to be honoured by the Queen.The Oscar-winning star was included in British monarch Queen Elizabeth II's...

Homely Guy Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis is a stay-at-home guy.The Hollywood actor insists he prefers to spend a night at home with his model-and-actress wife Emma Heming rather than go out to A-list parties. Bruce - who has three...

Penthouse Founder Guccione Dead At 79

Bob Guccione, who in 1969 one-upped Playboy magazine with his Penthouse magazine featuring full-frontal female nudity, has died in Plano, TX of cancer at age 79. The magazine also published numerous investigative features, the most...

Bob Guccione Dies Aged 79 After Battle With Cancer

BOB GUCCIONE, the founder and long-time editor of American magazine 'Penthouse', has died aged 79 after a battle with lung cancer, reports the Associated Press. A statement issued by his family said that Guccione had...

Cheryl Cole Meets Waxwork

Cheryl Cole has been immortalised in wax.The British singer is the latest star to be honoured with her own replica figure by famous museum Madame Tussauds and she unveiled her double in London today (20.10.10)...

Helen Mirren's Make-up Needs

Dame Helen Mirren needs make-up to look good.The 64-year-old actress - who is known for her enviable, toned figure - claims she maintains her youthful appearance by cheating with make-up. Looking stunning at the London...

Helen Mirren Intimidated By Red Legends

Dame Helen Mirren felt intimidated on the set of 'RED' because of all the action "legends" in the film. The Oscar-winning actress - who stars alongside Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Karl Urban in the...

Jackass 3d Goes Into The Record Books

Although some box-office watchers had predicted that Jackass 3D would not meet studio estimates of a $50-million weekend, the movie came in right on the money, toppling The Social Network from the top of the...

Stephen Frears' Comedy Love

Stephen Frears made 'Tamara Drewe' for people to laugh.The British director - whose 2006 movie 'The Queen' led Dame Helen Mirren to pick up the Best Actress Oscar - wanted to make a humorous film,...

Charlize Theron For Princess Diana Role?

Charlize Theron could be set to play Princess Diana in a Hollywood movie.The South African-born actress is being lined up for the role, which tells the tale of the princess' relationship with former bodyguard Ken...

Movie Reviews Red

Want to know whether RED is worth seeing? Well, you're not going to get much help from the critics, most of whom are clearly ambivalent about it. For example, Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times...

Jackasses Return

Back in October 2002, no one could have been more surprised than the box office experts when Johnny Knoxville's Jackass The Movie, based on his bizarre MTV show, opened during the fall doldrums with $22.8...

Helen Mirren: 'Arthur Was Tough'

Dame Helen Mirren finds comedy movies "tough". The 65-year-old actress has found filming the upcoming remake of 1981 movie 'Arthur'- with Russell Brand as the titular character - hard because she was out of her...

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