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Mirren To Play Cage's Mother

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN is set to play NICOLAS CAGE's mother in the sequel to action adventure NATIONAL TREASURE. THE QUEEN star will join ED HARRIS in the movie, NATIONAL TREASURE: THE BOOK OF...

Ok Go Win A Youtube 'Oscar'

Indie pop band OK GO won most creative video for their strangely captivating music video for Here It Goes Again in video-sharing site YouTube's first 'Oscars'.The clip sees the Chicago-based rockers doing an elaborately choreographed...

By on 27 March 2007

Fry: British Accents Behind Oscar Success

British comedian Stephen Fry has questioned the merits of his compatriots' acting in Hollywood, after suggesting they benefited from their plummy accents. The star of Jeeves and Wooster and resident host of QI was interviewed...

By on 20 March 2007

Margaret Thatcher Movie

A biopic of former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER is being made by the BBC and Pathe Films. Hoping to capture the success of DAME HELEN MIRREN hit THE QUEEN, filmmakers will focus on...

Stephen Fry: 'Brits Are Overrated In Hollywood'

British actors excel in Hollywood because Americans are "fooled" and seduced by their accents, according to celebrated thespian STEPHEN FRY. Brits DAME HELEN MIRREN, JEREMY IRONS, BILL NIGHY, EMILY BLUNT and HUGH LAURIE all won...

Hackford To Take A Leap Of Faith

DAME HELEN MIRREN's moviemaker husband, TAYLOR HACKFORD, is set to make his debut as a Broadway musical director after signing on to take charge of new show LEAP OF FAITH. The RAY director latest project...

Ferguson: 'The Queen Is An Amazing Woman'

Former British royal SARAH FERGUSON was so moved by DAME HELEN MIRREN's performance in THE QUEEN she broke down in tears. The Duchess Of York admits she found the Oscar winner's onscreen portrayal of British...

Mirren Crowned 'Tv Queen'

Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren has proved that while she may now rule the roost in Hollywood, she can still boast a commanding presence on Britain's small screen. The star, who recently won an Academy...

By on 14 March 2007

Mirren Sells New Orleans Dream Home

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has sold the New Orleans, Louisiana "Creole cottage" home she showed off in top design magazine Architectural Digest. But the actress and moviemaker husband TAYLOR HACKFORD still have property in...

Queen Stars Take Small Screen Crowns

THE QUEEN co-stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and MICHAEL SHEEN have been crowned for their small screen performances at the Royal Television Awards. The ceremony in London last night (13MAR07) saw Mirren honoured for her long-running...

Mirren Not A Big Drinker Anymore

DAME HELEN MIRREN can't celebrate her success like she once did because she no longer likes the taste of alcohol. The Oscar-winning actress admits she's a little distressed that she no longer drinks like she...

Hackford's Berry Documentary Wins Top Honours At Dvd Awards

Filmmaker TAYLOR HACKFORD's documentary CHUCK BERRY: HAIL! HAIL! ROCK 'N' ROLL was named Best of Show at the 2007 Music DVD Awards in Hollywood this week (06MAR07). The RAY director - husband to Oscar winner...

Winslet Settles Weight Loss Libel Case

Kate Winslet has accepted a settlement from a leading publisher after successfully challenging an article claiming she had sought medical help to lose weight.Grazia magazine, which is owned by UK publishing firm Emap, wrongly stated...

By on 09 March 2007

Mirren's Phone Fear

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN can't live without her answer machine, because it means she doesn't have to face her fear of phones. THE QUEEN actress, 61, hates using the phone and goes out of...

Mirren Shows Off Her New Orleans Home

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has opened the doors of her New Orleans, Louisiana home for a new spread in Architectural Digest magazine. THE QUEEN star allowed cameras to capture the renovated bungalow she shares...

Kelly Osbourne Praises 'Natural' Mirren

Rock offspring KELLY OSBOURNE has made a veiled swipe at her mother SHARON's love for cosmetic surgery, after praising Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN for ageing "gracefully". Sharon has spoken openly about her extensive plastic...

Mirren: 'Happiness Is My Beauty Secret'

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN claims the key to her youthful looks is simple - being happy. The Oscar winner - who won the Best Actress Academy Award for her role as British monarch ELIZABETH II...

Dench Missed Oscars For Knee Op

Film and theatre legend DAME JUDI DENCH missed the Oscars last week (25FEB07) because she was undergoing surgery on her knee. The 72-year-old actress was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance...

Cruz And Mirren Celebrate Prosthetic Bottoms

Hollywood actress PENELOPE CRUZ was forced to wear a prosthetic bottom for her role in VOLVER - but was "relieved" to hear DAME HELEN MIRREN had suffered the same fate for THE QUEEN. And although...

Mirren Nominated For Tv Award

DAME HELEN MIRREN is looking to follow-up her Oscars success next month (13MAR07) with a small screen acting honour at the Royal Television Society Awards. Mirren has been nominated for Best Actress at the London...

Mirren And Oscar Welcomed In London

Academy award-winner DAME HELEN MIRREN received a standing ovation from fellow travellers at London's Heathrow airport as she arrived home from the Oscars on Tuesday (27FEB07). THE QUEEN star, who won the coveted gong for...

Mirren Picked Up Oscar Without Underwear

DAME HELEN MIRREN has confessed she wasn't wearing any underwear when she collected her Best Actress Oscar on Sunday (25FEB07) night. The 61-year-old, who was honoured for her role in THE QUEEN, was wearing a...

Mirren Laughs Off Royal Invitation Rumours

LATEST: DAME HELEN MIRREN has categorically dismissed reports she's been invited to visit QUEEN ELIZABETH II at Buckingham Palace in the wake of her success in the movie THE QUEEN. Oscar-winner Mirren was said to...

Mirren: 'I Want To Play Royal Camilla'

DAME HELEN MIRREN would love to play British royal CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL in a new biopic. Fresh from her Best Actress Academy Award win as QUEEN ELIZABETH II in THE QUEEN on Sunday (25FEB07)...

Degeneres In Tears Over Oscars Feat

Oscars host ELLEN DeGENERES burst into tears on her live post-Academy Awards TV talk show yesterday (26FEB07), after a string of celebrities poured praise on her via video. The humbled comedienne fought to regain composure...

Mirren Almost Turned Down Royal Role

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN nearly missed out on portraying ELIZABETH II in THE QUEEN, because she didn't think she would do the British monarch justice. On Sunday (25FEB07) night, the 61-year-old won the Best...

Scorsese Finally Scores An Oscar

After being nominated six times for a best director Oscar, Martin Scorsese finally held the award in his hands Sunday night. Moreover, The Departed, the film that he won it for, also was awarded the...

Mirren: 'I Have No Maternal Instinct'

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN is glad she doesn't have any children of her own - because she has no motherly instincts at all. The British star has never had the desire to start a...

Queen Helen Triumphs At The Oscars

Dame Helen Mirren has scooped an Academy Award for her role in The Queen at the glitteriest event of the year.The 61-year-old actress now has an Oscar to proudly display next to the hoard of...

By on 26 February 2007

Mirren Puts Hollywood Home Up For Rent

HELEN MIRREN is hoping to cash in on her Oscar night success after putting her Hollywood home up for rent - at $40,000 (GBP20,500) per month. The Best Actress Oscar winner and her husband, filmmaker...

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