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Helen Mirren Worried She'd Sold Out With Red Role

Dame Helen Mirren worried she'd ''sold out'' by starring in 'RED'.The Oscar-winning actress admits she was reluctant to sign up for the role of gun-wielding assassin Victoria in the action movie - a role she...

Helen Mirren Refused To Reprise The Queen Role For Red 2

Dame Helen Mirren was asked to reprise her role as Queen Elizabeth Ii for a comedy scene in her new movie Red 2, but the veteran actress decided it would be a bad idea.The actress...

Bruce Willis: Paul Mccartney Would Be Perfect For Red 3

Bruce Willis wants Sir Paul McCartney to star in 'RED 3'.The 58-year-old actor plays retired CIA agent Frank Moses in the action comedy franchise alongside an all-star cast including Dame Helen Mirren and John Malkovich,...

Helen Mirren: Playing Queen Elizabeth Tougher Than Red

Dame Helen Mirren says playing Queen Elizabeth was ''much more work'' than playing Victoria in 'RED 2'.The actress - who reprises her role as CIA agent-turned-pensioner Victoria in the action film - admits it was...

Helen Mirren Sympathises With Duchess Catherine

Dame Helen Mirren thinks Duchess Catherine must be ''so uncomfortable'' with everyone knowing she is in labour.The 67-year-old actress sympathises with the duchess - who was taken to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital...

Helen Mirren Has Always Wanted Pixar Role

Dame Helen Mirren's ''major ambition'' was to star in a Pixar film.The 67-year-old actress - who voices the intimidating Dean Hardscrabble in 'Monsters University' - has always wanted to star in a Disney-Pixar production because...

Helen Mirren's Pixar Ambition

Dame Helen Mirren's ''major ambition'' was to star in a Pixar film.The 67-year-old actress, who is portraying Dean Hardscrabble in 'Monsters University' - which will be produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt...

A Week In Movies: Big Premieres In New York And London, Plus Oscar-bait Movie Trailers

The stars were out to premiere their movies over this past week. First to face the paparazzi in New York were the voice cast of the animated comedy Turbo, including Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michelle...

Red 2'S Us Release: Critics Are Unimpressed By "Tired" Sequel

Red 2 is released in US cinemas today (Friday 19th July). Critics have not received the Red sequel favourably, describing it as "passable" and simply "adequate".Bruce Willis at the premiere of Red 2, L.A.According to...

Red 2 Reviews: Is The Comedy Sequel Worth Watching? [Trailer]

After Red 2 enjoyed its star-studded premiere it's time to get down to the nitty-gritty of whether 2010's Red was deserving of a sequel or not. The Hollywood Reporter's Justin Lowe mulls over the highs...

Helen Mirren Insists On The Right Shoes To Play Red Killer

Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren insisted on wearing the right shoes to play a cold-blooded killer in the Red sequel.The Brit revives her expert assassin character Victoria in Red 2 and admits it was her...

Helen Mirren's Gun Thrills

Dame Helen Mirren got a huge thrill out of shooting a gun in 'RED 2'.The Oscar-winning actress - who is best known for playing drama roles such as in 'The Queen' -loved being physical in...

'Red 2' Premieres As Catherine Zeta-jones Turn Up The Heat [Photos]

The stars were out to shine last night in L.A as new movie Red 2 rolled out the red carpet for a premiere party. Catherine Zeta Jones looked particularly glamorous as she strutted her stuff...

Greta Gerwig's Crazy Crush On Russell Brand

Greta Gerwig had a ''crazy crush'' on 'Arthur' co-star Russell Brand.The actress played the comedian's love interest in the widely panned 2011 remake of the classic 1981 film and admits she fancied the movie's ''magnetic''...

Helen Mirren: Lawrence Olivier Was Very Intimidating

Dame Helen Mirren was intimidated by Lawrence Olivier and John Gielgud when she began her career.The 67-year-old actress who began her career in the late 60s when there was a hierarchy in the profession was...

Helen Mirren: 'Actors Find Retirement Difficult'

Dame Helen Mirren is convinced many stars struggle to embrace retirement because they can't bear to give up the perks of Hollywood life.The Oscar winner insists she still has no plans to quit acting even...

Helen Mirren Cut Short Italian Family Vacation To Work With Pacino

Dame Helen Mirren cut short a family holiday in Italy to work with David Mamet and Al Pacino on Tv movie Phil Spector last year (12) after Bette Midler dropped out of the project.The Queen...

Manish Dayal Joins Helen Mirren In Hundred-foot Journey

Manish Dayal will star opposite Dame Helen Mirren in 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'.The up-and-coming actor - who is best known for playing terminally ill teenager Raj Kher in TV drama '90210' - has landed a leading...

Jude Law And Helen Mirren Star In Theatre Fundraiser For Charity

Jude Law, Dame Helen Mirren and Doctor Who star Matt Smith helped raise more than $155,000 (£100,000) for charity by taking part in a one-off play in London on Monday (01Jul13).British actor Luke Treadaway enlisted...

Helen Mirren To Star In The Hundred-foot Journey Movie

British actress Helen Mirren has been cast in a Hollywood adaptation of author Richard C. Morais' bestselling book The Hundred-Foot Journey.The Queen star will appear alongside rising actor Manish Dayal in the culinary-themed drama, about...

Al Pacino As Phil Spector - "I Would Sit For Hours Just Looking At Phil Talking About Things"

Al Pacino stars alongside Helen Mirren as Phil Spector – the infamous American record producer and songwriter – in David Mamet’s controversial new drama for HBO. The TV movie surrounds the shooting of Lana Clarkson,...

'Monsters University' Fends Off 'The Heat': Still No.1 In Us Box Office

Monsters University spent its second week at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office grossing $46.2 million. The sequel of Monsters Inc. follows the early, not so jovial, relationship of Sulley and Mike as they...

Monsters University Earns $82.4 Million On Its Opening Weekend

Monsters University, the prequel to Monsters Inc., has done extremely well during its first weekend of release. The Disney Pixar animation has made $82.4 million, placing it ahead of World War Z and Superman: Man...

A New Scare Record! Monsters University Defeats World War Z At Box Office

Pixar's Monsters University sits atop of the North American film charts with takings of over $80 million in its first weekend of opening, beating rival Paramount Pictures' World War Z, which took $66 million (£42.74m)....

Mirren And Hopkins Are A 'Match Made In Heaven'

Dame Helen Mirren says she and Sir Anthony Hopkins are a ''match made in heaven''.The 67-year-old actress starred alongside the 75-year-old actor in 'Hitchcock' - a biographical film about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's...

Helen Mirren To Be New Face Of Marks + Spencer?

Dame Helen Mirren is reportedly the new face of Marks & Spencer. The 67-year-old actress is rumoured to have been photographed by Annie Leibovitz for the British brand's new campaign after she was spotted taking...

Helen Mirren Breaks Theatre Initiative Record

Dame Helen Mirren's hit West End play The Audience has broken theatre-to-cinema records after 110,000 fans checked out her latest performance as Queen Elizabeth Ii last week (13Jun13).The live broadcast of the production, which was...

Helen Mirren Struggling To Find Shakespeare Roles

Dame Helen Mirren has avoided starring in any Shakespearean plays over the last few years as she is convinced The Bard didn't write enough good roles for older women.The 67 year old began her acting...

Helen Mirren: 'Doctor Who Should Be A Woman'

Dame Helen Mirren has dismissed rumours suggesting she will be the next Doctor Who, but she is adamant a woman should be hired to take the lead role in the iconic British Tv show.The Queen...

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