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Helen Mirren Wants To Join Brand For Oscars

Dame Helen Mirren wants to host the Oscars with Russell Brand.The 65-year-old actress - who stars opposite the British funnyman in 'The Tempest' and 'Arthur' - thinks they would make a good presenting paring, although...

Helen Mirren 'Terrified' To Work With Russell

Dame Helen Mirren was "terrified" about working with Russell Brand because of his "bad boy" reputation.The Oscar-winning actress stars with the comic actor in two new movies, 'The Tempest' and 'Arthur', but admits she was...

Helen Mirren Confident About Tempest Success

Dame Helen Mirren thinks 'The Tempest' will be more popular than 'Avatar' in 20 years time.The 65-year-old actress - who appears alongside British comedian Russell Brand in the big screen adaptation of the William Shakespeare...

Dame Helen Mirren Against Reading Shakespeare At School

Dame Helen Mirren is convinced children shouldn't be introduced to Shakespeare's work in the classroom, insisting the classic plays need to be seen to be appreciated.The actress has performed in several productions of the playwright's...

Russell Brand Planning Sport Movie?

Russell Brand and Danny Boyle are teaming up for a soccer-based film.The comedian and the Oscar-winning director - who support English clubs West Ham United and Bury respectively - spoke to each other at the...

Perry Performs Firework With Oscars Choir

KATY PERRY had her own Oscars moment hours after her husband RUSSELL BRAND made his debut at the Academy Award alongside ARTHUR co-star HELEN MIRREN when she took to the Kodak Theatre stage as part...

Jennifer Hudson Shines On Oscars Red Carpet

Bright colours were dominant at last night's (27.02.11) Oscars with Jennifer Hudson standing out in her orange dress.The singer-and-actress showed off her new slimline figure in a stunning floorlength gown by Atelier Versace and while...

Helen Mirren Didn't Want Kids Like Herself

Dame Helen Mirren never wanted children in case they grew up to be like her.The 'Arthur' actress - who has been married to American film director Taylor Hackford for 13 years - admits she considered...

Colin Firth Asked To Be A Burger King

Colin Firth has been invited to design a burger.The 'King's Speech' actor has been asked by fast food chain Burger King to create his own culinary treat if he picks up the Academy Award for...

Russell Brand 'Infatuated' With Mirren

Russell Brand was "frightened" about meeting Dame Helen Mirren.The British funnyman was apprehensive about working with the veteran actress - who he stars with in two movies, 'The Tempest' and 'Arthur' - but was relieved...

Mirren 'Loves' Middleton

DAME HELEN MIRREN couldn't be happier with PRINCE WILLIAM's choice of bride - insisting princess-to-be KATE MIDDLETON is a "very special" person to take on the challenges of becoming a British royal.The second-in-line for the...

Rowan Joffe Glad Of Helen Mirren's Approval

Rowan Joffe has admitted having Dame Helen Mirren in his debut movie was a fantastic "seal of approval" for him. The screenwriter first time director said an "insane love" of the book 'Brighton Rock' inspired...

Mirren Learned French To Woo Boys

Veteran actress DAME HELEN MIRREN was desperate to learn French as a young girl - because she longed to snare a Parisian boyfriend.The Queen star grew up in Southend-on-Sea, England, a seaside town where there...

Russell Brand Loved Movie Kisses With Garner

Russell Brand has compared kissing Jennifer Garner to eating a delicious piece of cake. The British comedian - who married pop star Katy Perry last October - recently filmed romantic scenes with the US actress...

Helen Mirren: 'New Film Felt Like A Holiday'

Dame Helen Mirren took on her latest role because she wanted a "holiday". The legendary actress plays the supporting role of Ida in director Rowan Joffe's new movie 'Brighton Rock' and Helen admitted the chance...

Sam Riley: 'I Loved Being Horrible On Set'

Sam Riley loved tormenting his co-star in his new movie. The British actor plays gangster Pinkie in new movie 'Brighton Rock' and admitted playing a bad guy was surprisingly easy for him to be horrible...

Helen Mirren Tips Colin Firth For Oscar Win

Helen Mirren has tipped Colin Firth for Oscar success.The 65-year-old actress - who won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in 2006's 'The Queen' - explained while she is "100 per cent" confident the...

Red Sequel In The Works

BRUCE WILLIS and HELEN MIRREN's action comedy RED is set to take aim at the box office once more - studio executives have begun work on a sequel.The big screen adaption of the DC comics...

Mirren Saved Brighton Rock

DAME HELEN MIRREN's casting saved new movie BRIGHTON ROCK - because investors threatened to withdraw funding when CAREY MULLIGAN quit the project.The An Education star was initially cast as the young female lead, Rose, in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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