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Mirren: 'Queen Costumes Made Me Weep'

DAME HELEN MIRREN cried when she saw the costumes for her THE QUEEN movie role - fearing she couldn't play a woman who wore tweed. The Oscar-winning actress did not relish wearing sensible shoes and...

Helen Mirren: Paris Hilton Is The New Princess Diana

According to Dame Helen Mirren, Parris Hilton is the modern-day equivalent of Princess Diana. The Oscar-winning actress, who recently portrayed Queen Elizabeth 2nd in 'The Queen', insists that both Hilton and Diana have gained their...

Sequel For The Queen?

A sequel for Oscar-winning film The Queen is in development, reports claim.Director Peter Morgan is to direct the final part of his 'Blair trilogy', which began with Channel 4 film The Deal in 2003, this...

By on 02 October 2007

Mirren Sought The Queen's Permission

DAME HELEN MIRREN wrote to QUEEN ELIZABETH II to seek her blessing before embarking on her Oscar-winning role in THE QUEEN. Mirren wowed critics, film fans and lifted the Best Actress Academy award for her...

Sequel To The Queen Planned

A sequel to the Oscar-winning movie THE QUEEN is in the works - but it won't star HELEN MIRREN as HER MAJESTY. The movie will focus instead on Tony Blair and his relationship with...

Mirren Resented Sex Symbol Tag

Oscar-winning actress DAME HELEN MIRREN revels in her current status as a sex symbol - but she wasn't always so welcoming of the accolade. The Queen star, 62, earned her reputation as a temptress after...

Mirren Attacks Female Fashionistas For Size Zero Problem

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has launched a scathing attack on the fashion industry's size zero craze, putting the blame for the "horrifically thin" models on female fashion editors. The Academy Award-winner, 62, had first hand...

Potter Rules National Movie Awards

The fifth instalment in the Harry Potter series was the big winner at the first ever National Movie Awards last night.Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix scored a hat-trick of gongs at the...

By on 29 September 2007

Mirren Vows To Keep Stripping Off

Oscar-winning actress HELEN MIRREN has pledged to continue stripping off - both on and off screen. The Queen star, 62 - famous for disrobing in Calendar Girls and Caligula - has no plans to grow...

Mirren Vows Not To Repeat Lsd Trip

Oscar-winning actress HELEN MIRREN has hailed her experience with LSD as "fantastic" - but vows never to do it again because it also "terrified" her. The Queen star reveals she once took acid while a...

Us Audience Turns Off Emmys

This Sunday's Emmy primetime awards may have been one of the least-watched ever, initial figures suggest.According to statistics released by ratings analysts Nielsen Media Research, the prize-giving ceremony attracted 13.1 million viewers when it aired...

By on 19 September 2007

The Stars + Lucky Shoes Give Mirren A Great 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN owes her 2007 good luck to her lucky shoes - and the heavens. The British actress, who picked up an Emmy Award on Sunday night (16Sep07) for her role in TV drama...

Gervais And Mirren Win Emmys

Ricky Gervais and Dame Helen Mirren have been honoured at American television's biggest awards bash, the Emmys.Office star Gervais won the outstanding lead actor in a comedy series prize for his portrayal of Andy Millman...

By on 17 September 2007

Mirren To Play Her Great-aunt

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN plans to play her great-aunt LENA in a movie based on letters exchanged between her Russian ancestors after the Russian Revolution. The 62-year-old star will reenact the events which took...

Mirren Buys Italian Castle

THE QUEEN star DAME HELEN MIRREN is the queen of her own castle after buying a 16th century villa in Italy. The British actress, who owns homes in Los Angeles, New York, London and New...

Mirren's Drug-fuelled Past

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN lived in a hippy drug den during her twenties, while working for the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company. The elegant British actress admits wild cross-dressing parties took place fuelled with alcohol...

Mirren: 'I Won't Be Revealing All In Book'

DAME HELEN MIRREN has disappointed fans ahead of writing her forthcoming memoirs - she will won't be "dishing the dirt" and revealing all her secrets. The Queen actress has been working on her autobiography In...

Mirren Embraces Life Without Children

Oscar winner HELEN MIRREN is glad she has never had children and slams the notion childless women are sad as "bulls**t". The 62-year-old actress insists she is happier without kids and doesn't regret not having...

Mirren Returns To Sexy Screen Role

DAME HELEN MIRREN is set to revisit her controversial role in the 1979 movie CALIGULA. The Oscar-winning actress - who starred alongside Malcolm MCDowell and Peter O'Toole in the sexy movie - will record the...

The Queen To Be Screened On Itv

Academy award-winning film The Queen starring Dame Helen Mirren will be shown on ITV1 this autumn.The movie, which won Dame Helen an Oscar for best actress, was made by Granada Films and Pathe Pictures.The film...

By on 07 August 2007

Mirren Finds Lost Family In Moscow

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has traced her long-lost Russian family during a tearful visit to Moscow. The Queen star and her sister Kate feared their family had all been killed off after World War...

Mirren Can't Understand 'Ridiculous' Wi Competitions

DAME HELEN MIRREN would never consider joining the Women's Institute (W.I.) - because she believes the organisation's members waste their time on "ridiculous" competitions instead of pursuing high-flying careers. The Oscar-winning actress - who is...

Rowland Fury At Beyonce's Oscar Loss

R+B singer KELLY ROWLAND was horrified when DAME HELEN MIRREN beat her former bandmate BEYONCE KNOWLES to the Best Actress at the Oscars earlier this year (07). Knowles was seen at the outsider in the...

Knightley Tipped To Play Diana

Actress Keira Knightley has been tipped to play Princess Diana in a movie biopic based on a recent book.Bidding for the rights to Diana and the Paparazzi has been fierce, but Hollywood is apparently united...

By on 29 May 2007

Spider-man Villain Confesses To Mirren Crush

SPIDER-MAN 3 baddie THOMAS HADEN CHURCH has owned up to a crush on Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN. The Sideways star admits he has long been an admirer of the British actress and he believes...

Mirren To Star In Gaza Movie

Oscar-winning actress HELEN MIRREN is set to star in a new movie set in the contentious Gaza Strip. The British star will play a Jewish woman in the strife-torn area whose journalist daughter is having...

Mirren's Crush On Beckham

Academy Award winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has a passionate crush on soccer hunk DAVID BECKHAM. The pair met this week (begs21May07) at an award ceremony to celebrate the 'Greatest Britons' - and Mirren confesses she...

Queen Named Greatest Living Britain

The Queen was named greatest living Briton at the Greatest Britons awards held in London last night.David Beckham was also given a special award recognising his success during a career in the spotlight.Other winners included...

By on 22 May 2007

Mirren Denies Royal Snub

DAME HELEN MIRREN has hit out at reports she shunned invitations from Buckingham Palace following her hugely successful role in THE QUEEN. The actress won an Academy Award for her portrayal of British monarch QUEEN...

Mirren 'Mortified' By Queen Snub Reports

LATEST: Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is horrified by reports she 'snubbed' British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II after prior commitments forced her to turn down a dinner invitation to Buckingham Palace. Mirren - who won the...

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