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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...

Monica Bellucci: Daniel Craig Is 'So Generous'

Monica Bellucci says Daniel Craig is ''so generous.''The 'SPECTRE' star portrays widow Lucia Sciarra in the new movie opposite the 47-year-old actor's alter-ego James Bond and has admitted he never once made her feel ''uncomfortable''...

Imelda Staunton Wins UK Theatre Award For Her Performance In ‘Gypsy’

Imelda Staunton has won a UK Theatre Award for her performance in Gypsy. Staunton received the award for Best Musical Performance at the UK Theatre Awards 2015 at London’s Guildhall on Sunday (18th October).Imelda Staunton...

Ruby Rose: Our Likeness Must Be Frustrating For Justin Bieber

Ruby Rose thinks her likeness to Justin Bieber must be ''frustrating'' for him.The 'Orange is the New Black' star has acknowledged she looks similar to the 'Boyfriend' hitmaker and confessed she has heard he regularly...

Daniel Craig And Rachel Weisz Campaign For Bbc

The stars, joined by Sir David Attenborough, J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry, are urging the Government to preserve the taxpayer-funded corporation after it emerged some politicians plan to reform it to save money....

Judi Dench Interviewed By British Royal

The British star was interviewed by Queen Elizabeth II's son during the question-and-answer session at the royal residence on Tuesday night (23Jun15) to raise funds for Films Without Borders, a charity which helps...

Theatre Mogul Richard Eyre In Bust-up Over Memoir

The former director of London's iconic National Theatre lifted the lid on his life in What Do I Know?: People, Politics and the Arts, a book featuring 50 essays about artists he has...

Judi Dench And Ian Mckellen Back Theatre Company For Older Actors

The Frontier Theatre group, which launches in London on Thursday night (18Jun15), was created to provide opportunities for ageing actors who struggle to find stage roles. Dench and MCKellen are patrons of...

Actresses Boost Fish Campaign With New Photoshoot

In February (15), Bonham Carter stunned fans when she was pictured nude and straddling a giant tuna as part of a drive to urge shoppers to purchase only sustainably caught seafood. Now...

Judi Dench Named Patron Of End Of Life Charity

The veteran actress, who lost her actor husband Michael Williams to cancer in 2001, has thrown her backing behind the organisation to help others deal with death and bereavement, and encourage discussion on...

Judi Dench Wins Critics' Votes In Election Night Drama

Acting veteran Dench, who won an Oscar for 1998 drama Shakespeare in Love and has appeared in seven James Bond films, stars in The Vote, an innovative play staged at London's Donmar Warehouse...

Tim Burton Rushed To Hospital

Tim Burton was rushed to hospital after being injured during the shooting of his latest film. The 56-year-old director - who is currently filming 'Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiars' in Blackpool, in the North West...

Donald Sinden Leaves $3.7 Million In His Will

Sinden died in September (14) aged 90 following a long battle with prostate cancer. The actor has left a share in his home in Kent, England to his daughter-in-law Delia, who...

Carey Mulligan's Dream Career

Carey Mulligan is living an ''incredible dream''.The 'Far From the Madding Crowd' actress can't believe her career has gone so well, she has shared stage and screen time with the likes of Bill Nighy and...

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