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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...

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DAME HELEN MIRREN wore a Cartier necklace worth $1.6 million (£1.06 million) to the Golden Globe Awards.

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...

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"She's hot as hell. I don't remember where I was, but I was somewhere, and somebody brought me a picture of Helen Mirren in a bikini on the beach, and I was like, 'There's no...

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"She needs to step off my man!" Pop star KATY PERRY jokingly warns THE QUEEN actress HELEN MIRREN against acting on her crush on her comedian husband RUSSELL BRAND.

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"He's just the best bad boy in the world, I'm very jealous of Katy, I must say." Veteran actress HELEN MIRREN is fond of KATY PERRY's husband RUSSELL BRAND, her co-star in upcoming comedy ARTHUR.

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"It used to be my secret weapon, stripper shoes! I used to wear them to red carpet events when I was nominated for things 'cause they give you an immediate seven inches, because (I'd look...

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"I am the proud owner of a pair of Russell's yellow underpants. Slightly soiled I might add." DAME HELEN MIRREN was given a pair of underpants by her THE TEMPEST co-star RUSSELL BRAND.

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"I kind of don't mind that someone else takes some of the responsibility because it's a lot of work. (He's) a handful. But handfuls are also a lot of fun. There's never a dull moment."...

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...

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"I absolutely adore him. He gave me this safety pin (trinket) for my end-of-film prize because I played his nanny in Arthur, and he said, 'It's only a safety pin but it's diamond encrusted!' He's...

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...

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DAME HELEN MIRREN is to receive America's prestigious Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at a ceremony next month (7Dec10). The honour is bestowed on women who have built a career in entertainment and made a significant...

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)...

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BRUCE WILLIS played the chivalrous gentleman at the London premiere of his new movie RED on Tuesday night (19Oct10) by helping his co-star DAME HELEN MIRREN find her diamond earring after the accessory fell off...

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...

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Jason Schwartzman - Interview

Jason Schwartzman took some time to discuss his new film as well as discussing the upcoming second season of 'Mozart's Jungle', and the potential of...

JK Rowling, Queen Of Twitter, Takes On Westboro Baptist Church

The Westboro Baptist Church are the latest twitter trolls to think they can take on the mighty JK Rowling.

The End Of The Tour - Trailer

David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg), a young novelist and writer for Rolling Stone magazine, spent five days with David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) over...

Jamie Foxx Remembers Mind Blowing First Meeting Of 'Quiet Dude' John Legend

The actor/musician couldn't believe he was a singer upon first meeting him.

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Rita Ora Becomes The Target Of ASAP Rocky On Misogynistic New Track 'Better Days'

The rapper’s latest album contains some offensive lyrics aimed at singer Rita Ora.

Al Pacino Admits He's A Fan Of Tom Hanks 'I've Written Him Fan Mail!'

'The Godfather' star is a big fan of the Hollywood star.

Nicki Minaj - The Night Is Still Young Video

Nicki Minaj has unleashed the video to her latest single 'The Night Is Still Young', taken from her US Rap and R&B Chart number one album 'The...

How Did Miley Cyrus Ensure Netflix Gave 'Grace and Frankie' A Second Season?

Netflix has renewed the comedy starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin thanks in no small part to Miley Cyrus.

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