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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...

Emma Thompson To Play The Queen In New Tv Drama

Emma Thompson is set to follow in Helen Mirren's royal footsteps after signing up to play The Queen in a new British TV drama.The Oscar-winning actress will portray Her Royal Highness in the project, Walking...

Golden Globes Best Dressed Poll Reveals Clear Winner

As the Golden Globes turn into a distant memory and all attention turns to the Oscars - there's still one question to answer: who was officially crowned the Best Dressed at Sunday's ceremony in Los...

Mirren Hopes Brand And Perry Will Reunite

Russell Brand's Hollywood pal Dame Helen Mirren hopes the funnyman will eventually reunite with his estranged wife Katy Perry as she is convinced fame drove the couple apart.The British comedian filed for divorce from the...

Gervais Pokes Fun At Bieber In Predictable Golden Globes

After last year's controversial performance, many were keen to see how Ricky Gervais would approach this year's Golden Globes. And of course, who he would choose to poke fun at. In his opening monologue, he...

Helen Mirren Hopes For Katy And Russell Reconciliation

Helen Mirren hopes Katy Perry and Russell Brand will get back together in the future.The Oscar-winning actress - who has been a friend of the couple since she starred alongside Russell in 'Arthur' last year...

Helen Mirren Signs Up To Glee

Dame Helen Mirren is to provide the "inner voice" of a character on 'Glee'. The Oscar-winning actress has recorded lines for an episode of the musical TV show - starring Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele and...

Mirren To Join Glee

Dame Helen Mirren has signed up to lend her voice to an upcoming episode of Glee, according to a U.S. report.The Queen star is slated to provide the "inner voice" of one of the characters,...

Dame Helen Mirren And Kylie Minogue Help Honour British Comic Talent

Dame Helen Mirren and singer Kylie Minogue added a touch of glamour to the British Comedy Awards on Friday (16Dec11) by turning out to honour the cream of the crop.The annual event in London celebrates...

Helen Mirren Is Most Stylish Over 50

Dame Helen Mirren is the top style icon for women over 50. The fashionable actress, 66, claimed the accolade after clothing brand CC quizzed 1,000 women for the poll and they believe the results show...

Dame Helen Mirren Salutes Female Nobel Winners

Dame Helen Mirren toasted the three female winners of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday (11Dec11), calling the award an "extraordinary moment in the history of women".Mirren was joined by fellow actress Rosario Dawson...

Helen Mirren To Play Hitchcock's Wife?

Dame Helen Mirren is set to play Alfred Hitchcock's wife in a new biopic.The 'Arthur' actress looks likely to join the cast of 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho' as Alma Reville alongside Sir...

Dame Helen Donates Red Bikini To Charity

Dame Helen Mirren is donating her iconic red bikini to raise money to keep Britain's elderly warm this winter.The veteran British actress made a splash when she was photographed in the two-piece while on vacation...

Ralph Fiennes To Receive Film Prize

Ralph Fiennes and Kenneth Branagh are set to earn major prizes at the Moet British Independent Film Awards.The 'Harry Potter' star will pick up the Richard Harris Award - which recognises an outstanding contribution to...

Dame Helen Mirren Backing Elderly Fuel Allowance Initiative

Dame Helen Mirren has become the latest British star to forfeit her share of a government grant to help elderly people in the U.K. keep warm this winter (11).Officials award every citizen over the age...

Dame Helen Mirren And Stella Mccartney Hand Over Coats For Charity

Dame Helen Mirren and Stella Mccartney are among the fashionable stars who are donating their coats to help keep Britain's elderly warm during winter.Supermodel Elle MACpherson has also donated a jacket to the Donate A...

Al Pacino Threw Dame Helen Mirren Off Set

Dame Helen Mirren was once booted from a movie set by Al Pacino after she paid him a visit to watch him work.The British actress' husband Taylor Hackford directed Pacino in 1997 movie The Devil's...

Russell Brand Producing President Comedy

Russell Brand is to play a "sexy hippie" in 'The President Stole My Girlfriend'. The British comedy actor will produce and star in the forthcoming comedy, which has been written by Matt Portenoy, which was...

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