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Dame Helen Mirren Relished Movie Make-up Snub

Dame Helen Mirren relished the chance to snub make-up while filming her new thriller The Door, because she could arrive on set just minutes before shooting was due to start.The screen siren abandoned glamour for...

Dame Helen Mirren's Oscar Win Stopped Career Envy

Dame Helen Mirren's Oscar win was a liberating experience because all of her "ungenerous feelings" towards other stars disappeared after she picked up the Best Actress trophy for her role in The Queen.Despite a stellar...

Mirren's Darts Experience Helped Red Shooting Scenes

Dame Helen Mirren scored a bullseye with her shooting skills on the set of action movie Red thanks to years of playing darts.The veteran actress portrayed a retired secret agent in the 2010 film and...

Dame Helen Mirren Learned Russian For New Movie

Dame Helen Mirren showed off her linguistic skills on U.K. TV on Saturday night (24Sep11) by conversing in Russian after learning the language for new movie The Debt.The Queen star plays a Mossad spy searching...

Helen Mirren Wants To Be Full-time Action Star

Dame Helen Mirren wants to be a "full time action heroine".The 66-year-old actress insists it is much easier to work on films like 'Thje Debt' or 'Red' than some of the period pieces she has...

Helen Mirren Tried To Find Maternal Urge

Dame Helen Mirren tried to "convince" herself to have children.The 66-year-old actress - ho is married to director Taylor Hackford - insists she doesn't regret never having a family as she has never felt maternal...

Emma Watson's Shakespeare Dream

Emma Watson wants to work on a Shakespeare adaptation.The 'Harry Potter' actress has a long list of directors and actors who she would love to make movies with and admits her dream role would be...

Helen Mirren Enjoys Pole Dancing

Dame Helen Mirren likes watching pole dancing.The 66-year-old actress - who is married to director Taylor Hackford - is "fascinated" by "sexy" imagery and is a big fan of Madonna and Lady Gaga.She told The...

Helen Mirren Wants James Bond M Spin-off

Dame Helen Mirren would like to see a film all about James Bond character M. The Oscar-winning actress thinks it would be "cool" to see Dame Judi Dench reprise her role as the British spy...

Mirren Upset Over Female Representation In Tinker Tailor

Dame Helen Mirren has criticised movie bosses for the lack of women in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, insisting female characters were "ignored" in the hit movie.The espionage thriller has already been tipped for Oscar glory...

Helen Mirren 'Haunted' By Bikini Pic

Dame Helen Mirren will always be "haunted" by the picture of herself in bikini. The 66-year-old actress was photographed wearing a red bikini while holidaying in Puglia, Italy, with her husband Taylor Hackford in 2008...

Dame Helen Mirren: 'Working With Al Pacino Was Highlight Of My Life'

Dame Helen Mirren was thrilled to work with her acting hero Al Pacino in the upcoming Phil Spector movie, branding the experience "one of the highlights" of her life.The British actress signed up to play...

Dame Helen Mirren's Shock At Best Body Title

Dame Helen Mirren has expressed her shock at landing the Best Body in Showbiz title in a new poll.The veteran star, 66, beat younger stars like Jennifer Lopez and Kelly Brook to top the new...

Dame Helen Mirren Struggled With Tempest Script

Dame Helen Mirren struggled to memorise her lines for the big screen adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest and took two months tackling the "hardest" task of her career.The veteran British actress tackled the traditionally male...

Dame Helen Mirren Found U.k. Riots 'Terrifying'

Veteran British actress Dame Helen Mirren has opened up about her reaction to the recent riots in her native U.K., revealing she found the unrest "terrifying".Last month (Aug11), cities across England were blighted by rebels...

Movie Reviews The Debt

The season of the superhero has ended; it's time for ordinary, thinking folks to populate the screens of movie theaters across the country again. Such is the case with The Debt , starring Helen Mirren,...

John Moore Will Direct Die Hard 5

John Moore is set to direct Bruce Willis in 'Die Hard 5'. The 'Max Payne' filmmaker has been chosen by 20th Century Fox and Bruce to helm the fifth film in the franchise, which will...

Helen Mirren: 'Female Spy Roles Are Undervalued'

Dame Helen Mirren believes there should be more female spy roles.The Oscar-winning actress - who has played an assassin in 'Red' and a retired Israeli secret service agent in 'The Debt' in recent years -...

Sam Worthington Speaks About New Movie The Debt

Sam Worthington star of blockbuster movie AVATAR speaks about his new role in action thriller 'The Debt' which follows the lives of spies who are tasked with tracking down a former Nazi war criminal.Speaking about...

Helen Mirren Against Young People Getting Plastic Surgery

Helen Mirren is against young people getting plastic surgery and thinks it is "horrific" when they do.Speaking to InStyle magazine, the OSCAR-winning actress said "The only thing I don't like on young people is plastic...

Sam Riley Wants Helen Mirren's Career

Sam Riley "dreams" of having a career like Dame Helen Mirren.The 31-year-old actor starred opposite the British star in movie 'Brighton Rock' and he reveals he often had a "moment" when he had left filming...

Helen Mirren Hates Young People Having Cosmetic Surgery

Dame Helen Mirren thinks it is "horrific" when young people have cosmetic surgery.The 66-year-old actress can't understand why younger women are willing to go under the knife to ruin the "purity" of their natural beauty.She...

Dame Helen Mirren & Colin Firth Donate Shoes To Charity Auction

Hollywood stars Dame Helen Mirren, Colin Firth and Sienna Miller have made small steps to help charity - by donating their shoes to a special auction.The stars have joined the likes of Julie Walters, Russell...

Dame Helen Mirren Eyeing Broadway Return

Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren is eager to clear her film schedule so she can return to Broadway, almost a decade after her last stage stint.The Queen star previously wowed theatre audiences in New York...

Helen Mirren Ignores Threats And Starts 'Phil Spector' Movie

A defiant Helen Mirren arrived on the set of the upcoming Phil Spector biopic this week, despite receiving warnings to pull out or face "serious consequences". The Oscar-winning actress is refusing to back down from...

Helen Mirren Beats Elle Macpherson To 'Body Of The Year'

Helen Mirren, the 66-year-old British actress, has fended off stiff competition to win the LA Fitness award for 'Body of the Year'. The Oscar-winner gained a total of 17.65% of the vote, putting her well...

Dame Helen Mirren Forever Grateful For Prime Suspect Role

British actress Dame Helen Mirren fears she would have been left on the acting scrap heap if she hadn't landed the lead role in U.K. TV hit Prime Suspect.The star was hired to play tough...

Dame Helen Mirren Tops Best Body Poll

Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren has fought off competition from younger rivals Jennifer Lopez and Kelly Brook to be named the best body in showbiz.The Queen star, 66, topped the poll voted for by members...

Dame Helen Mirren Ignores Protesters' Pleas To Pull Out Of Phil Spector Movie

Dame Helen Mirren has ignored calls to drop out of an upcoming biopic about disgraced music mogul Phil Spector.The veteran British actress prompted outrage among friends of Spector's victim, murdered actress Lana Clarkson, after signing...

Dominic Cooper Failed To Romance Helen Mirren

Dominic Cooper tried to seduce Dame Helen Mirren when they worked on a play together.The 33-year-old actor starred with Helen, 65, in 'Phedre' two years ago and although Dominic - who has previously dated 'Mamma...

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