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Dame Judi Dench Plants Trees In Tribute To Friends And Relatives

Dame Judi Dench plants a tree every time a friend or relative dies.The 82-year-old actress - whose husband Michael Williams died in 2001 - has revealed she's created a memorial forest in her back garden.Dame...

Dame Judi Dench's Vision Struggle

Dame Judi Dench is finding it difficult to watch her own movies.The 82-year-old actress has been battling with macular degeneration, which causes a person to experience a gradual loss of vision, and admits it is...

Daisy Ridley's Murder On The Orient Express Tears

Daisy Ridley cried when she started working on 'Murder on the Orient Express'.The 25-year-old actress was overcome with emotion at being part of an all-star ensemble cast including Johnny Depp, Dame Judi Dench, Penelope Cruz...

Josh Gad Would Leave Wife For Dame Judi Dench

Josh Gad would leave his wife for Dame Judi Dench.The 36-year-old actor - who has two daughters with wife Ida Darvish - admitted he has more than just a ''crush'' on his 'Murder On the...

Dame Judi Dench Torn By Hollywood's Plague Of Sexual Misconduct

Dame Judi Dench is torn by the sexual misconduct allegations made against Hollywood actors and producers.The 'Murder On The Orient Express' star is ''appalled'' by what has happened but admits it is ''very hard'' as...

Johnny Depp 'Staggered' By Beauty Of Murder On The Orient Express

Johnny Depp was ''staggered'' by the beauty of thriller 'Murder on the Orient Express'.The 54-year-old actor stars as Edward Ratchett in the new Sir Kenneth Branagh adaptation of the popular Agatha Christie whodunit novel of...

Daisy Ridley's Red Carpet Gown Took 65 Hours To Create

Daisy Ridley's gown for the world premiere of 'Murder on The Orient Express' took 65 hours to create. The 25-year-old actress - who portrays Mary Debenham in the mystery movie based on the late Agatha...

Michelle Pfeiffer Cried When She Met Dame Judi Dench

Michelle Pfeiffer burst into tears when she met Dame Judi Dench on the set of 'Murder on the Orient Express'.The 59-year-old actress is currently starring alongside the iconic actress in Sir Kenneth Branagh's re-imagining of...

Kenneth Branagh's Intense Film Preparation

Kenneth Branagh had to stab dead animals to get into character for 'Murder on the Orient Express'. The 56-year-old actor, who portrays Detective Hercule Poirot in the mystery film, has admitted to get into character...

Josh Gad Frozen Out Of Script For Disney Sequel

Josh Gad isn't allowed to read the whole script of 'Frozen 2' in case he spills spoilers.The 36-year-old actor voiced the snowman Olaf in the massively popular 2013 Disney animated movie 'Frozen' and is now...

Sir Kenneth Branagh Praises Dame Judi Dench

Sir Kenneth Branagh said Dame Judi Dench was a ''critical component'' for 'Murder on the Orient Express'.The 56-year-old actor both starred and directed the new Agatha Christie remake, which sees him portray detective Hercule Poirot...

Sir Kenneth Branagh Felt The Pressure Filming 'Murder On The Orient Express'

Sir Kenneth Branagh was determined not to let his 'Murder On the Orient Express' cast down. The 56-year-old actor starred and directed the upcoming production, which also features Michelle Pfeieffer, Dame Judi Dench, Johnny Depp...

Judi Dench Had Glorious Time On The Orient Express

Dame Judi Dench claims the cast of 'Murder on the Orient Express' were forced to be friends because they were stuck on a train.The 'James Bond' actress is part of an all-star cast, which also...

Eddie Izzard Joins The Call Back Cast

Eddie Izzard has join the cast of 'The Call Back'.The 55-year-old comedian-and-actor will star as Henry - a British actor who has a relationship with an Australian restaurateur - in Marion Pilowsky's feature debut.Izzard will...

Harvey Weinstein's Bafta Membership Suspended

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have suspended Harvey Weinstein's membership, effective immediately.The organisation have ''informed'' the disgraced producer - who was fired from his own Weinstein Company earlier this week in...

Cate Blanchett Backs Weinstein Accusers

Cate Blanchett has offered her ''wholehearted support'' to the women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.The 48-year-old actress - who worked with the movie mogul on a number of movies, including 'Carol' and...

Judi Dench Had A Laugh While Making Victoria And Abdul

After an acclaimed career in theatre, Judi Dench took her first leading movie role playing Queen Victoria in 1997's Mrs Brown, earning an Oscar nomination in the process. Two decades later she returns to the...

Lethal Bizzle Presents 'Pow' Remix Featuring Dame Judi Dench

Anybody who knows Lethal Bizzle knows that he's well known for popularising the British slang word 'Dench' - therefore it's only right that his number one fan is actress Dame Judi Dench. He reunited with...

Stephen Frears Praises Eddie Izzard's Performance In Victoria And Abdul

Stephen Frears didn't know what to expect from Eddie Izzard in 'Victoria & Abdul'.The 76-year-old filmmaker has helmed the true story about the relationship between Queen Victoria and her Indian servant Abdul Karim, but Frears...

Eddie Izzard Wants To Direct Movies

Eddie Izzard wants to direct movies.The comedian-and-actor is currently starring in Stephen Frears' new movie 'Victoria & Abdul' alongside Dame Judi Dench and Izzard has now revealed he would like to step behind the camera...

Dame Judi Dench Reveals The Pitfalls Of Ageing

Dame Judi Dench thinks being an octogenarian is ''difficult''.The 82-year-old actress plays Queen Victoria - who died when she was 81 - in the new comedy-drama movie 'Victoria & Abdul' and Dame Judi has admitted...

Joan Collins Hates Sex Scenes

Dame Joan Collins hates doing sex scenes.The 84-year-old actress is not a fan of fake romping for the camera, unlike fellow actress Dame Judi Dench who loves filming nude, because she had bad experiences of...

Dame Judi Dench Is An Eddie Izzard Super-fan

Dame Judi Dench has seen every show Eddie Izzard has done.The 82-year-old Oscar winner stars as Queen Victoria in the new Stephen Frears film 'Victoria and Abdul' alongside the actor-and- comedian who stars as her...

Eddie Izzard Immediately Said Yes To Victoria And Abdul Role

Eddie Izzard immediately said ''yes'' when he was offered a role in 'Victoria and Abdul' because he couldn't say ''no'' to director Stephen Frears.The 55-year-old actor-and-comedian stars as Queen Victoria's son and heir to the...

Dame Judi Dench Keeps The Spark Alight

Dame Judi Dench likes to keep the spark alight at 82.The 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' star doesn't think sex should change just because a person is older and spoke of her love for a ''naughty...

Dame Judi Dench Prefers Honesty

Dame Judi Dench likes that her mother was honest with her growing up.The 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' star is glad her mom told her she was ''intolerant'' as a young girl because she feels it...

Dame Judi Dench Won't Marry Again

Dame Judi Dench has no plans to marry again.The 82-year-old actress' husband Michael Williams passed away in 2001 and while she is madly in love with her ''chap'' David Mills, she believes she is too...

Kierston Wareing Didn't Know How Famous Ken Loach Was

Kierston Wareing didn't realise how famous Ken Loach was when she starred in 'It's a Free World...'.The 38-year-old actress starred as Angie in the 2007 film and has thanked the 'I, Daniel Blake' director for...

Daisy Ridley Admits To Nerves On Murder On The Orient Express

Daisy Ridley could barely hold a cup when she filmed 'Murder on the Orient Express' because she was so nervous working with the all-star cast.The 25-year-old actress is starring as Mary Debenham in Kenneth Branagh's...

Dame Joan Collins: 'I Only Get Offered Roles After Judi Dench And Maggie Smith Reject Them'

Dame Joan Collins says she only gets offered moving roles after Dames Judi Dench and Maggie Smith turn them down. The 84-year-old actress believes she is low down on the list of older actresses that...

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