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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...

Willis Threatened To Quit Red Over Mirren's Gun Scene

BRUCE WILLIS threatened to walk away from new movie RED if producers cut out a key scene featuring HELEN MIRREN brandishing a machine gun.The actors play retired secret agents in the action film, alongside Morgan...

Adam Brody To Save Damsel In Distress?

Adam Brody and Greta Gerwig have been signed on to 'Damsels in Distress'. The former 'O.C' actor and the 'Greenberg' beauty have already begun shooting on the project, directed by Whit Stillman - his first...

Mirren's Cardboard Cut-out Premiere

HELEN MIRREN's husband made up for his wife's absence at the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie RED by turning up at the event with a life-sized cardboard cut-out of the actress.The Queen star...

Model Man Russell Brand

Russell Brand has been immortalised in wax.The British comic is the latest star to be honoured with his own replica figure by famous museum Madame Tussauds and the model was unveiled in London today (11.10.10).Russell's...

Parker & Mirren Worried About Running Scenes

Actresses MARY LOUISE PARKER and HELEN MIRREN feared they'd be sacked from new action comedy RED once director ROBERT SCHWENTKE saw them running.The two thespians were tested to the full when it came to giving...

Bra Invader Russell Brand

Dame Helen Mirren caught Russell Brand touching her "boob space".The Oscar-winning actress has recently filmed two movies, 'The Tempest' and 'Arthur', with the reformed womaniser - who is engaged to Katy Perry - and the...

Mirren Based Tough Film Character On Martha Stewart

HELEN MIRREN based her retired assassin character in new film RED on lifestyle queen MARTHA STEWART.The Oscar winner reveals the idea of "becoming Martha" for the film came to her in a "flash of inspiration"...

Mirren Considered Breaking Her Leg To Escape Nude Scene

HELEN MIRREN considered breaking her own leg in a desperate effort to get out of her first fully frontal nude film scene.The Oscar winner admits she was a mess the morning of her big reveal...

Russell's Duty To Katy

Russell Brand was fulfilling a "masculine obligation" to protect Katy Pretty from the paparazzi when he lashed out at them last month. The British comedy actor - who met the singer at the MTV Video...

Russell Brand's Masculine Duty To Katy

Russell Brand was fulfilling a "masculine obligation" to protect Katy Pretty from the paparazzi when he lashed out at them last month. The British comedy actor - who met the singer at the MTV Video...

Mirren Had Mixed Emotions About Red Guns

DAME HELEN MIRREN felt compromised on the set of new action movie RED - because she had to learn how to fire a gun.The Oscar winner is fiercely opposed to the use of pistols and...

Helen Mirren's Stomach Advice

Dame Helen Mirren holds her stomach in to make her look good.The 65-year-old actress is often applauded for her toned midriff and says the secret behind it is to make sure she's breathing in at...

Mirren: I'll Always Be Remembered For Prime Suspect & The Queen'

Oscar-winner HELEN MIRREN fears she'll go to her grave remembered as a hard-as-nails police woman or a royal.The British actress is proud of her Shakespearean roots and her varied TV, film and stage roles -...

Mirren Still Upset About 30-Year-old Tv Interview

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is still sore about a 30-year-old TV interview, during which she was quizzed about her body and the nude scenes she showed it off in.The Queen star's 1975 meeting with...

Jennifer Garner's Beauty Bond With Brand

Jennifer Garner and Russell Brand have been swapping beauty tips.The actress - who is married to Hollywood hunk Ben Affleck - and the British funnyman have reportedly grown close on the set of their new...

Mirren's Delight At Waitress Role

DAME HELEN MIRREN was transported to her distant past during her role as a waitress in upcoming movie BRIGHTON ROCKS - she spent her teenage years working at her aunt's hotel.The Queen star plays the...

Mirren Dedicates Shakespeare Role To Women

DAME HELEN MIRREN has dedicated her latest role in THE TEMPEST to struggling women throughout history.The veteran British actress takes on the traditionally male role of Prospero in the upcoming screen adaptation of the Shakespeare...

Mirren Lays Into Original Arthur

THE QUEEN star DAME HELEN MIRREN was not amused by the original ARTHUR movie - insisting she didn't find DUDLEY MOORE's legendary role "remotely funny".The Oscar-winner was the surprise choice to play loyal valet Hobson...

Helen Mirren Praises 'Incredible' Brand

Dame Helen Mirren believes Russell Brand is an "incredible comedian". The Oscar-winning actress - who stars alongside Russell in the upcoming remake of classic 1981 movie 'Arthur' - admits working on the film has been...

Ernest Borgnine To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

ERNEST BORGNINE, the veteran actor and star of the 1955 film Marty, is set to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild next year. The 93-year-old OSCAR winning actor has appeared in...

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