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Mirren's Madam Movie Is A Flop

DAME HELEN MIRREN's turn as a brothel madam in LOVE RANCH will not be shown in U.K. cinemas - after flopping at the American box office, according to reports.The actress spent time with prostitutes to...

Perfume Mixer Leighton Meester

Leighton Meester mixes her own perfume.The 'Gossip Girl' actress loves experimenting with different fragrances to suit her mood but prefers to create her own scent from essential oils.She explained: "I love perfume and I wear...

Tide Of American Films To Hit Venice

American films dominated the list of 22 selected to compete for the Golden Lion award at this year's Venice Film Festival, which takes place Sept. 1-11. Festival organizers said that a 23rd "surprise" competitor will...

Russell Brand To Play Hawkwood?

Russell Brand is being lined up to play the lead role in action-comedy movie 'Hawkwood'.The British comedian is reportedly in negotiations to play the real-life swashbuckling figure, John Hawkwood - a morally challenged but gifted...

Dame Helen Mirren Celebrates Her 65th Birthday

Today sees one of England's most loved actresses turn 65. HELEN MIRREN has been working on stage and screen for almost 50 years and she's still able to fit perfectly into whichever role she chooses....

Karl Urban To Play Judge Dredd?

Karl Urban has been offered the role of Judge Dredd in a new reboot of the film.The 38-year-old actor - best known for his portrayal of nervous doctor Bones in 2009's 'Star Trek' has been...

Filthy And Funny Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren has a "filthy" sense of humour.The 64-year-old actress stunned her 'National Treasure: Book of Secrets' co-star Justin Bartha with her saucy quips and crude remarks when they worked together, but he admits...

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"That woman is drop-dead sexy. She's not trying to turn back the hands of time, she is just taking care of herself." Hollywood star CAMERON DIAZ admires veteran actress DAME HELEN MIRREN, 64, for embracing...

Mirren 'Intimidated' By Pesci

DAME HELEN MIRREN was terrified of working with JOE PESCI on their new movie LOVE RANCH, because she felt "intimidated" by the star's acting skills.The Oscar-winners team up to play Charlie and Grace Bontempo in...

Mirren 'Hates Romantic Movies'

DAME HELEN MIRREN hates watching romantic films, branding herself "a man in disguise".The Oscar-winner, most famous for portraying British monarch Queen Elizabeth II, reveals she doesn't enjoy typically girlie movies because she doesn't like to...

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"It always seems so weird to those outside of our business but, in a rehearsal situation, I can walk into a room, have a script and be kissing someone I've just met a couple of...

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"Helen doesn't put tops back on bottles - how many times do I have to tell her?" DAME HELEN MIRREN's husband TAYLOR HACKFORD on his pet hate.

Helen Mirren's Animated Struggle

Dame Helen Mirren struggles with voiceovers.The veteran actress voices a character in forthcoming animated movie 'Legend of the Guardians' and admits she struggled with it far more than she expected.She said: "It's hard. I really...

Movie Reviews Love Ranch

Love Ranch is based on the real-life story of the folks who in 1967 opened the Mustang Ranch in Nevada, that state's first legal brothel. It stars Helen Mirren as the ranch's madam -- and...

Fireworks Expected At Box Office

The Fourth of July weekend is likely to produce -- by far -- the biggest box-office grosses of the year. Summit Entertainment launches the third installment of its Twilight franchise at midnight tonight (Wednesday/Thursday), amid...

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"The human race is hypocritical. Sex will always be with us. Prostitution will always be with us. Hookers, w**res, prostitutes, whatever you may call them, are some of the most ignobled people in the world."...

No More Queen For Mirren

DAME HELEN MIRREN has dismissed reports she is set to reprise her role as British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II in a new film about INDIRA GANDHI.Mirren, who won an Academy Award for her portrayal of...

Helen Mirren Happy With Nudity

Dame Helen Mirren has laughed off suggestions she is too old to pose nude.Speaking about her recent flesh-flashing photo shoot for New York Magazine, the 64-year-old actress insists she doesn't care what people think of...

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"You know, Russell, you should be so lucky - I'm never going to be giving you a bath!." Oscar-winning actress DAME HELEN MIRREN rejects comedian Russell Brand's fantasy of being bathed by The Queen star.

Mirren 'Comfortable' Filming Love Scene For Director Husband

DAME HELEN MIRREN was completely at ease having her husband TAYLOR HACKFORD direct her in a steamy scene for their new movie LOVE RANCH, because the couple has become "comfortable" in its decades-long relationship.Mirren and...

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"We did loads of other shots. What did they use - two pictures from the bath." DAME HELEN MIRREN on her topless bathroom photospread in the new New York magazine.

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HELEN MIRREN has stripped off for as photoshoot with New York Magazine. The 64-year-old is pictured topless, sitting in a bath tub.

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DAME HELEN MIRREN, BRUCE WILLIS, MORGAN FREEMAN and JOHN MALKOVICH have teamed up to play retired special agents in action comedy RED.

Mirren Nabbed Brand's Pants

DAME HELEN MIRREN has got into RUSSELL BRAND's pants - literally.The Oscar winner wanted a keepsake to remember her The Tempest co-star when they wrapped the film - and decided to nab his underwear. She...

Mirren Plays Therapist To Basketball Star Artest

DAME HELEN MIRREN can add therapist to her list of unusual roles after starring in a U.S. TV comedy skit as basketball wildman RON ARTEST's psychiatrist.The Queen star opened Tuesday night's (22Jun10) Lopez Tonight show...

Helen Mirren's Acting 'Prostitution'

Dame Helen Mirren "prostitutes" herself "quite often".The 62-year-old Oscar-winning actress - who plays Grace Botempo, a whorehouse madam, in her new film 'Love Ranch' - thinks actors do the opposite of what women working in...

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“Girls who work in the sex industry, they put themselves out of their bodies. An actor does sort of the opposite. People say ‘Oh, you play someone else.’ I’m always playing myself. You can only...

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"I’m still the good girl who wants to be a bad girl. But I’ll never make it as a bad girl… I’m not a prude or a moralist and I never have been, but I’m...

Mirren Praises 'Sexual' Young Stars

DAME HELEN MIRREN has heaped praise on controversial pop stars LADY GAGA and MILEY CYRUS - insisting she is "thrilled" young girls are embracing their sexuality.Mirren admits she struggled to use her own sexuality as...

Helen Mirren's Loyal Love

Dame Helen Mirren doesn't care about romance.The 64-year-old actress - who married director Taylor Hackford in 1997 after 15 years of dating - insists loyalty and understanding are the key factors in making their relationship...

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Did Disney Bring the Magic in 'Tommorowland'?

We've heard about Disney's Tomorrowland for years now. Brad Bird's mystery adventure had George Clooney attached from...

Maggie Gyllenhaal "Too Old" To Play 37-Year-Old Lover To 55-Year-Old Male Lead

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Reese Witherspoon To Star In Live Action 'Tinkerbell' Movie

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Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield may be back together - properly! The news...

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The Transporter Reins Have Been Passed On To A New Generation Of Bad Boys

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Ashton Kutcher Criticises Media Outlets For Publishing Paparazzi Pictures Of His Daughter

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Danny Pino Confirms He Is Leaving 'Law & Order: SVU'

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