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Mirren's Singing Nightmare

DAME HELEN MIRREN has been banned from singing around her home - because her husband cannot bear to hear her tuneless warbling. The Queen star enjoys belting out tracks and often finds herself singing along to...

Crowe's Talent Praised At State Of Play UK Premiere

State of Play director Kevin Macdonald paid tribute to Russell Crowe's acting talents at the film's UK premiere in London's West End on Tuesday night.The Bafta-winning director joined leading man Crowe and co-star Dame Helen...

By on 22 April 2009

Queens Of Hollywood Mourn Richardson's Death

Hollywood legends DAME HELEN MIRREN and MERYL STREEP are the latest acting greats to express their sadness at the death of British star NATASHA RICHARDSON. The tragic actress died after a fall while skiing on the...

Dench And Mirren In Theatre Power List

Veteran actresses DAME JUDI DENCH and DAME HELEN MIRREN are among a host of stars named as the most powerful women in theatre. The two are joined by Rachel Weisz, Rosamund Pike and Gillian Anderson in...

Cate Blanchett Named Best Onscreen Monarch

Australian actress Cate Blanchett has been voted the best royal in film for her portrayal of English monarch Elizabeth I, in a new poll.The Oscar winner narrowly defeated Dame Helen Mirren's portrayal of Elizabeth II...

By on 06 March 2009

Mirren Learning Hebrew For Movie Role

DAME HELEN MIRREN is determined to perfect her role as a Jewish secret agent in forthcoming movie THE DEBT - the British actress has reportedly been taking Hebrew lessons. The Queen star is currently in Israel...

Brand Gifts Mirren With Underwear

British comedian RUSSELL BRAND attempted to flirt with DAME HELEN MIRREN on the set of their new movie by offering her his dirty underwear. The actors appear in a forthcoming film adaptation of William Shakespeare's The...

Theatre Broadcasts Mirren's Performance To Boost Arts Interest

DAME HELEN MIRREN's stage appearance in London's The National Theatre's production of PHEDRE will be broadcast in U.K. cinemas in a bid to heighten interest in the arts. The Oscar-winning actress will star in the...

Sheen Envious Of Mirren's Success

British actor MICHAEL SHEEN found it "difficult" to see his THE QUEEN co-star HELEN MIRREN land an Oscar for her performance - because he received very little credit for his own role in the film....

Transatlantic Box Office Success For Keanu

Keanu Reeves' new film The Day the Earth Stood Still is top of the box office charts on both sides of the Atlantic, it has been confirmed. The sci-fi remake debuted at number one in...

By on 16 December 2008

Star-studded Letter Urges "No" To Actor's Strike

Hollywood royalty including George Clooney and Tom Hanks have urged members of the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) to vote against a planned actor's strike.The SAG wants its members to strike over what it sees as...

By on 16 December 2008

Mirren Will Never Leave Britain

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has vowed never to move to Hollywood - because she couldn't bear to leave her native Britain. The Queen star splits her time between the U.K and the U.S. while she...

Mirren Married Husband For 'Economic' Reasons

British star HELEN MIRREN has confessed she only married husband TAYLOR HACKFORD for the financial benefits. The Oscar winning actress has been married to American film director Hackford for 11 years. And Mirren admits she...

Prime Suspect Writer La Plante Awarded Cbe

Lynda La Plante, who is best known for writing the hit TV series Prime Suspect, has been awarded a CBE at Buckingham Palace.La Plante, 62, was rewarded for her services to literature, drama and charity...

By on 22 November 2008

Mirren Is Top Dinner Party Choice

Britons would rather have actress Helen Mirren as their guest at a dinner party than any other celebrity, a survey suggests.Research by Freixenet found 42 per cent of people thought the Oscar-winner was the ultimate...

By on 20 November 2008

Mirren's Difficulties Working With Husband

DAME HELEN MIRREN found it difficult working with her director husband - because she got upset whenever shouted at people onset. Mirren and her partner Taylor Hackford have teamed up for new movie Love Ranch,...

Mirren Under Fire Again For Rape Comments

HELEN MIRREN has come under fire again for her views on rape - after suggesting female jurors in a sexual assault case were deliberately selected by barristers because "women go against women". The Queen star...

Jackson's Love For Mirren

SAMUEL L. JACKSON has confessed to a secret crush - he's in love with prim British actress HELEN MIRREN. The Pulp Fiction star admits he lusts after the 63-year-old actress, who famously played Queen Elizabeth...

Strong Showing For Brits At European Film Awards

Several British stars have received nominations at this years European Film Awards in Copenhagen, Denmark.Kristin Scott Thomas has been nominated as best actress for her role in I've Loved You So Long, while James McAvoy...

By on 08 November 2008

Mirren's Mortgage Pretence

DAME HELEN MIRREN once had to pretend to be engaged to persuade a bank to give her a mortgage. The British actress admits she was unable to get on the property ladder single-handedly when she...

London Film Festival Opens With Frost/nixon Premiere

The stars of Frost/Nixon have attended the film's world premiere in Leicester Square as the 52nd BFI London Film Festival got underway.Veteran broadcaster David Frost joined the man playing him on the big screen, Michael...

By on 16 October 2008

Mirren Hits Out At Bikini Critics

DAME HELEN MIRREN has hit back at critics who claim her slim physique is maintained by nutritionists, insisting she has never hired an expert to help her diet. A picture of the British actress in...

Dame Helen Mirren And Russell Brand Take On The Tempest

Dame Helen Mirren and Russell Brand are among the cast members of an experimental upcoming film of Shakespeare's The Tempest.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Julie Taymor's take on the Bard sees Mirren as Prospera, a...

Brand's Crush On Mirren

British comedian RUSSELL BRAND is delighted to be working with DAME HELEN MIRREN - because he has a huge crush on the actress. The pair will star in a new adaptation of William Shakespeare's The...

Dame Helen Mirren To Play Mossad Agent In New Thriller

Covering up the re-emergence of a Nazi war criminal will be Dame Helen Mirren's next film role, it has been reported.The Oscar-winner is to play Rachel Singer, a former agent with the Israeli intelligence group...

By on 28 September 2008

Mirren Brands Bikini Pictures 'Awful'

DAME HELEN MIRREN was disgusted when pictures of her in a bikini hit the headlines - insisting she looks "awful" in a two-piece. The snaps of the 63-year-old on a beach in Italy in July...

Mirren Returns To Stage

DAME HELEN MIRREN is set to return to the stage for the first time in six years. The Oscar winner will star in a three-month run of Jean Racine's 17th-century drama, Phèdre, at London's National...

Mirren's Queen Meeting

DAME HELEN MIRREN was reduced to a nervous wreck when she finally came face to face with British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The actress, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of the royal in...

Mirren Urges Fans To Read Full Story Over Date Rape Comments

LATEST: HELEN MIRREN has urged fans to read the full content of her controversial interview in a British magazine before criticising her recent comments about date rape. The Queen star has come under fire for...

Dame Helen Mirren's 'Date Rape' Comments Criticised

Dame Helen Mirren has been slammed over suggesting that not date rape cases should go to court.The Oscar-winning actress told GQ magazine that she was locked in a room and forced to have sex "a...

By on 02 September 2008

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