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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...

Mirren Buys Charity Clothes For Holidays

DAME HELEN MIRREN loves to bag a bargain - the Oscar winner buys her holiday clothes from charity shops while she's on her travels.The Queen star admits she never takes her own garments away with...

Brand Gets His Bathtime Wish With Mirren

RUSSELL BRAND's dreams of a little saucy bathtime fun with his ARTHUR co-star DAME HELEN MIRREN came true on Tuesday (10Aug10) - when he managed to convince THE QUEEN star to wash him down for...

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...

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...

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