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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...

Kate Winslet Immortalised In Wax

Kate Winslet has been immortalised in wax.The 'Titanic' actress has been given her own replica waxwork model at top London attraction Madame Tussauds and her lookalike is being exhibited alongside other British acting talents such...

Twilight Stars To Get Handprint Honour

Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner's hand and footprints are to be immortalised in concrete.The 'Twilight Saga' trio - who play Bella Swan, Edward Cullen and Jacob Black in the vampire romance franchise -...

Dame Helen Mirren And Miller Donate Clothes To Children's Hospital Auction

Dame Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig and Sienna Miller are among the stars who have donated their clothes to an auction for a children's hospital in the U.K.Beyonce, Nicole Richie and Girls Aloud star Nicola Roberts...

Michelle Pfeiffer Would Have Plastic Surgery

Michelle Pfeiffer is "all for plastic surgery". The stunning 53-year-old actress admits she would consider having a little nip-and-tuck if she felt she needed it but has blasted people who go too far claiming they...

Helen Mirren In First Ever Film Fight Scene

Helen Mirren has called the fight scene that takes place in her new film 'The Debt' "The Geriatric Fight;" the espionage thriller hit UK screens yesterday (30/9.)The 66 year-old actress has proved time and again...

Jessica Chastain To Play Tom Cruise's Lover

Jessica Chastain will play Tom Cruise's love interest in a new sci-fi movie.The 30-year-old beauty - who most recently starred in 'The Debt' alongside Dame Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington - will take a leading...

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...

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