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James Bond In Concert Coming To London

'Casino Royale' is to be screened with a live symphony orchestra at a 'Bond in Concert' event at London's Royal Albert Hall.The movie was the 21st film in the 007 franchise and was the first...

Matthew Morrison Says Sex Scene With Cara Delevingne Was 'Awkward'

Matthew Morrison has admitted his sex scene with Cara Delevingne for 'Tulip Fever' was ''awkward''.The 38-year-old actor - most famous for playing Spanish teacher Will Schuester in musical TV show 'Glee' - is to star...

Dame Judi Dench Slams Young Actors' Lack Of Interest

Dame Judi Dench has criticised young actors for their apparent lack of interest in theatre greats.The 82-year-old legend of stage and screen was unveiling a plaque of Sir John Gielgud at his former home in...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Dominates Olivier Awards

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' dominated the Olivier Awards on Sunday (09.04.17).The two-part play - a follow-up to J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' series of books - won in nine of the 11 categories it...

Dame Maggie Smith: Young Actresses Are Under A Lot Of Pressure

Dame Maggie Smith doesn't think she'd make it in the film industry if she joined it now.The 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' star praised the young women who join the film industry nowadays for...

Josh Gad And Friends Fail To Convince Daisy Ridley To Spill Star Wars Secrets

The British actress reprises her role as Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens sequel The Last Jedi, but, like with all projects in the sci-fi franchise, the cast and crew have been...

Mel Brooks To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Mel Brooks is to be honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship at the ceremony on Sunday night (12.02.17).The 90-year-old comedy filmmaker is to receive the prestigious honour in recognition of his ''outstanding and exceptional contribution to...

Olivia Colman 'Gutted' She Missed The Golden Globes

The Night Manager star picked up the Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-series or TV Movie for her role as an intelligence officer in the drama - but she wasn't there to...

The Ten Most Anticipated Films Of 2017

As always, there are far too many sequels, spin-offs, remakes and reboots clogging the cinemas, but hopefully they'll be better than 2016's lacklustre batch. (Release dates are subject to change.)Star Wars: Episode Viii - Daisy...

Cate Blanchett Gave Taxi Driver Her Perfume

Cate Blanchett gave her perfume to a taxi driver.The 47-year-old actress was very flattered when the man complimented her on her fragrance and handed over the bottle of Armani Prive for him to give to...

Rosamund Pike Went To A Day Rave Alone While Pregnant

The Oscar-nominated actress is a fan of trance techno music and when she was in New York following the press tour for Gone Girl in 2014, she heard about morning raves, which begin...

Amy Adams: 'More Respect For Women Will Boost Female Movie Stars Pay'

The movie industry has been rife with stories about female stars earning less than their male counterparts on big productions over the last couple of years, with Amy being one of them when she starred...

Daisy Ridley And Judi Dench To Join Johnny Depp On Board 'Murder On The Orient Express'

The ensemble cast of Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express is shaping up to be pretty special.Branagh, who will direct and star in the adaptation, is to be joined by Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley,...

Dame Judi Dench & Michelle Pfeiffer On Board For Murder On The Orient Express Remake

Just hours after it was revealed Johnny Depp is considering a role in the latest adaptation of Agatha Christie's crime story, it was announced the leading ladies had signed up, together with Michael...

Dame Judi Dench & Dustin Hoffman Nominated For International Emmys

The two veterans picked up the nods on Monday (26Sep16) for their film about a bachelor's attempts to woo an elderly neighbour. Brazil leads the list of nominations this year with seven,...

Dame Judi Dench Adds Her Support To South Korea Dog Meat Ban Effort

Ahead of a parliamentary debate on the country's factory farming of dogs for human consumption on Monday afternoon (12Sep16), activists urged politicians to "use diplomatic influence" to help close the estimated 17,000 farms,...

Judi Dench Donates $1,300 To Help Fund Victoria Wood Statue

Wood passed away in April (16) aged 62 following a battle with cancer, and her brother Chris Foote Wood has set up an online crowdfunding campaign for a statue to be erected in...

Helen Mirren And Judi Dench Auction Shoes For Charity

Helen has gifted a pair of boots with gold trim and a zip to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund auction, while Judi has donated a pair of black wedge sandals to the sale...

Judi Dench Reveals She Got Her First Tattoo For Her 81st Birthday

Dame Judi Dench that she recently got her first ever tattoo, which she was given for her 81st birthday by her daughter Finty last year.After a great deal of consideration, the Oscar winning screen and...

Judi Dench Gets Her First Tattoo For 81st Birthday

The Mrs Brown actress hit 81 in December (15), but she has only just revealed her daughter Finty bought her the skin art as an odd gift.Judi decided to have the words 'carpe diem' engraved...

Dame Judi Dench To Play Queen Victoria For A Second Time

The star will play the royal in Stephen Frears' Victoria and Abdul, which will be based on Shrabani Basu's book Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen's Closet Confidant. It will...

Stephen Frears: 'Even Hugh Grant Gets Anxious'

The British director, who helmed 1988's Dangerous Liaisons and 2013's Philomena, has spoken about what it is like to work with A-list actors and admits some stars require an additional confidence boost from time to...

Judi Dench And Lin-manuel Miranda Win Laurence Olivier Awards

The West End revival of Gypsy Rose Lee musical 'Gypsy' was the big winner at the 2016 Laurence Olivier Awards at the weekend with Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights' and Judi Dench in 'The Winter's...

Judi Dench Backs Tom Hiddleston To Be James Bond

The actress is a veteran of seven 007 films, starring as British spy chief M alongside two previous Bond actors, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig. Judi, who bowed out as the character...

Judi Dench Makes History With Eighth Olivier Awards Win

The Skyfall star picked up the Best Supporting Actress prize for her role as Paulina in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's production of The Winter's Tale, becoming the only person to win eight...

Dame Judi Dench Gifts Shakespeare In Love Set To Theatre

The Skyfall star, who won the Oscar for best supporting actress for her portrayal of Elizabeth I in the 1999 movie, will donate a replica of William Shakespeare's open-air theatre from the film.When filming wrapped...

Ian Mckellen And Daniel Radcliffe Defend Bbc

The actors are among a group of celebrities who are backing The Great BBC Campaign to lobby on behalf of the public-funded organisation, which is facing a raft of cost-cutting measures from the...

Dame Judi Dench Triumphs At Critics' Circle Theatre Awards In London

The 81-year-old Oscar winner was feted for her West End performance in The Winter's Tale. Other winners included Denise Gough, who was presented with the Best Actress award for her performance as...

British Stars To Honour William Shakespeare On Death Anniversary

David will host a live U.K. TV gala celebrating the life and work of Shakespeare in his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon, England on 23 April (16), the day on which the Bard was born...

Kenneth Branagh Play A Big Hit At U.k. Cinemas

The live broadcast of The Winter's Tale was the night's biggest box office draw in the U.K. as fans flocked to see the play on the big screen. The production hit 520...

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