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The Things They Say 7310

22nd February 2008

"(He was) one of the most beautiful young men with whom I have ever worked. I sat looking at him while we were filming the nude scenes, thinking, 'How gorgeous.' And I admit I sat...

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Mirren Hoping For The Queen Sequel

5th February 2008

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is desperate to appear in a follow up to 2006 film THE QUEEN. The star was awarded a Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of the British monarch in the acclaimed...

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Mirren To Launch Cruise Ship

3rd February 2008

DAME HELEN MIRREN is set to name and launch her first ship - a duty almost exclusively performed by British royalty. The actress - who won an Academy Award for her portrayal of British monarch...

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Harry Potter Author Jk Rowling Honoured At South Bank Awards

30th January 2008

JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of novels, has been honoured with an outstanding achievement prize at the South Bank Show awards.Rowling joins the illustrious company of the award's previous recipients, including Tom...

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Mirren Angered By U.s. Prime Suspect Snub

25th January 2008

Actress HELEN MIRREN was livid after learning an American version of U.K. crime drama PRIME SUSPECT was planned - because she was last in line to play the lead role. The Oscar winner, 62, played...

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Mirren Hopes For Poirot Role

17th January 2008

Oscar-winning actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is appealing to British TV bosses to offer her a role in a TV adaptation of AGATHA CHRISTIE's POIROT. The Queen star is a big fan of the legendary detective...

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9th January 2008

"Being sexy is nothing I am trying to be, believe me. Because sexuality does not define humanity. There are many other ways of being alive, and that's what's sexy, isn't it?" DAME HELEN MIRREN insists...

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National Treasure Still Shining

31st December 2007

National Treasure: Book of Secrets has seen off strong competition to hold the number one spot at the American box office for a second week.The Nicolas Cage-starring movie took $35.6 million (17.8 million) from 3,832...

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The Things They Say 6665

29th December 2007

"It didn't do HELEN MIRREN and JUDI DENCH any harm." Oscar winner GLENN CLOSE snubbed advice by movie moguls that TV would kill her film career when accepting a role in hit show DAMAGES.

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Treasure Sequel Is Us No 1

24th December 2007

National Treasure: Book of Secrets has seen off strong competition to take the number one spot in the American box office.The film, starring Nicholas Cage, took a total of $45.5 million (22.9 million) in its...

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Affleck In On State Of Play

19th December 2007

Ben Affleck is believed to be the latest addition to the cast of political drama State of Play.Brad Pitt has already left the project - an adaptation of Paul Abbott's BBC drama - and due...

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Mirren Cried When Rivers Named Her Worst Dressed

18th December 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN was once reduced to tears when JOAN RIVERS criticised her dress sense on television. The Oscar winner was aghast when her friend Rivers and fellow fashion expert co-presenters unanimously agreed Mirren was...

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Mirren: 'America Wanted Me To Win The Oscar'

18th December 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN considers herself an honorary American, because of the support she received in the U.S. ahead of her Oscar win this year (07). Despite going up against American star Meryl Streep, Mirren is...

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Andy Serkis Signs Up To Tintin

17th December 2007

ANDY SERKIS is the first actor to sign up to the TINTIN movies.While there has been no official announcement of what role he will play, it is believed that Serkis will play Captain Haddock, a...

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Mirren Still Bitter About Winner's 'Sexist' Treatment Of Her

14th December 2007

HELEN MIRREN has slammed director MICHAEL WINNER for his "sexist" attitude towards women, accusing him of treating her like "a piece of meat" when she was an aspiring actress. The Queen star met Winner once...

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The Things They Say 6494

12th December 2007

"I can't go on being royal, can I? Have to have a little sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll in my acting life!" DAME HELEN MIRREN, who won an Oscar for her performance as QUEEN ELIZABETH...

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Mirren Likens Fake Breasts To Oranges

11th December 2007

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has ridiculed women who undergo plastic surgery to enhance their bust size, likening fake breasts to oranges. The Queen star, 62, cannot understand why women would want to inflate their breasts...

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Mirren Loves America's Next Top Model

11th December 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN has an odd favourite TV show - reality hit AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL. The Oscar-winning drama Dame admits she never thought she'd ever become hooked on a reality show, but she cannot...

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Mirren Pushes For Legalised Prostitution

11th December 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN is using her directorial debut to push for legalised prostitution across America and Britain. The actress will direct and star in Love Ranch, playing the madame of Nevada's first legalised brothel. And...

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Helen Mirren Embraces Action

11th December 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN leaped at the chance to tackle an action role, after growing sick of playing monarchs in period dramas. The Oscar winner turns daredevil for her role alongside Nicolas Cage in National Treasure:...

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The Things They Say 6460

10th December 2007

"I do hope that she asks me again... Of course, I suppose that I could always ask her round to my place at some point? Is that done?" THE QUEEN actress DAME HELEN MIRREN regrets...

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Fascinating Fact 4453

6th December 2007

British actor HUGH GRANT was joined by DAME HELEN MIRREN, JIM BROADBENT and ZOE WANAMAKER at a fundraising gala on Wednesday night (05Dec07) to save East London's 150-year-old music hall, Wilton's. The event was held...

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Crowe Replaces Pitt

4th December 2007

Russell Crowe has stepped in to replace Brad Pitt in political thriller State of Play, after the Fight Club star withdrew from the project.The part was originated by British actor John Simm in the acclaimed...

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Mirren Calls For Tax Breaks

3rd December 2007

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is calling on the British government to offer tax breaks to filmmakers in a bid to save London's booming film tourism industry. The Oscar winner spoke out over fears the U.K's...

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Romanian Drama Claims Euro Gong

2nd December 2007

The European Film academy (EFA) has named Romanian drama 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days its film of the year.Christian Mungiu also picked up the best director award at the Berlin Arena ceremony.His film,...

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Romanian Drama Claims Euro Award

2nd December 2007

The European Film academy (EFA) has named Romanian drama 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days its film of the year.Christian Mungiu also picked up the best director award at the Berlin Arena ceremony.His film,...

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Pitt: Fatherhood Is Greatest Role

23rd November 2007

Brad Pitt has revealed that despite the pressures of raising four children with Angelina Jolie, he could take even more responsibility. The Troy star - who made the headlines yesterday for withdrawing from political drama...

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Brad Quits State Of Play

22nd November 2007

Brad Pitt has pulled out of the movie adaptation of BBC political thriller State of Play, reportedly due to script concerns.The Fight Club star was due to reunite with Edward Norton in the drama directed...

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Potter Hopefuls Miss Out

14th November 2007

An established actress has left thousands of young aspiring thespians disappointed after winning a part in the new Harry Potter film.An open audition held in July had attracted 7,000 wannabe 15- to 18-year-old actresses, all...

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Mirren's Bargain Dress Saves Her Blushes

9th November 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN was stunned to be awarded the best-dressed actress at a prestigious award ceremony - because the frock cost just $15 (GBP7.45). The Queen star, 62, was forced to wear the bargain dress...

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