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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...

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)...

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...

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