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Kerry Katona Wants Daughter For Biopic

Kerry Katona wants her daughter to play her in a biopic.The former Atomic Kitten singer thinks she's the ideal candidate to portray Dame Julie Walters on the big screen but if a movie was ever...

Kerry Katona Wants Daughter For Biopic

Kerry Katona wants her daughter to play her in a biopic.The former Atomic Kitten singer thinks she's the ideal candidate to portray Dame Julie Walters on the big screen but if a movie was ever...

Emily Blunt Kept An Umbrella From Mary Poppins Returns

Emily Blunt has kept an umbrella from the set of 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 35-year-old actress revealed that she stole one of the umbrellas that her enchanting character uses as a flying device from the set...

Julie Walters: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Is Better Than The Original

Dame Julie Walters is convinced 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' is better than the original.The 68-year-old actress - who features among a star-studded cast in the much-anticipated new musical comedy - initially harboured fears...

Michael Sheen Names His Penis After Christine Baranskin

Michael Sheen has nicknamed his penis after Christine Baranskin.The 66-year-old actress has revealed she was left in a state of shock when Sarah Silverman - who dated the actor from 2014 until 2017 - told...

Colin Firth To Star In The Secret Garden

Colin Firth is to star alongside Dame Julie Walters in 'The Secret Garden'.The 57-year-old actor is set to start shooting the David Heyman-produced adaptation of the children's classic in the UK on Monday (30.04.18).The movie...

Julie Walters Made A Dame

Julie Walters has been made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE).The 67-year-old actress received the honour for services to drama after spending four decades in the business since her breakout...

Jamie Bell Wants To Be Next James Bond

Jamie Bell wants to be the next James Bond.The 31-year-old actor worked with 007 producer Barbara Broccoli on new comedy drama 'Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool'.The pair enjoyed a good working relationship on the...

Andy Garcia Joins Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!

Andy Garcia has joined the cast of 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!'.The 61-year-old actor - who is best known for starring in 'The Godfather Part III' - has joined the highly anticipated sequel as...

Dominic Cooper Confirms All Mammia Mia Cast Will Return For Sequel

Dominic Cooper has confirmed all the original cast of 'Mamma Mia' are returning for the sequel.The 'Preacher' star played the role of Sky in the hit 2008 movie - based on the ABBA-inspired musical of...

Sophie Okonedo And James Harkness Join Country Music Film

Sophie Okonedo and James Harkness have been cast in the new comedy-drama 'Country Music'.The Tony Award-winning actress Okonedo, 48, and Harkness join 'Taboo' star Jessie Buckley and 'Harry Potter' actress Dame Julie Walters in the...

Julie Walters Is Appointed A Dame

Julie Walters has been appointed a Dame. The 67-year-old actress has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for her contribution to the entertainment career, which has seen her boast a successful career at...

National Treasure Dominates Royal Television Society Nominations

The drama, about a comedian who is accused of historical sex offences, landed nominations for best mini-series, best actor for Robbie Coltrane, best actress for Julie Walters and best writer for Jack Thorne....

Angela Lansbury To Star In Mary Poppins Returns

Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 91-year-old actress is the latest addition to director Rob Marshall's upcoming musical sequel, which will star Emily Blunt in the title role.According to the Hollywood...

Here's What We Know So Far About 'Mary Poppins Returns'

Production has commenced on the highly anticipated Mary Poppins Returns and Walt Disney Studios have finally revealed some exciting plot details.Filming is currently underway at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England and the musical is scheduled...

Damian Lewis On Controversy Surrounding Posh Actors: 'It's Nonsense'

The British actor enjoyed a privileged time as a student, first attending boarding school before studying at Eton, whose past pupils include Britain’s Prince William and Eddie Redmayne.Actors from working class background like James MCAvoy...

Hugh Grant And Brendan Gleeson Added To Paddington 2 Cast

Production has begun on the follow up to the popular 2014 film, with original cast members Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris and Samuel Joslin all returning for another...

Hugh Grant And Brendan Gleeson Join Paddington 2

Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson have joined the cast of 'Paddington 2'.The 'Notting Hill' star and the Emmy Award-winning Irish actor have been added to the sequel to the 2014 children's film about Peruvian stowaway...

Julie Walters Slams Plans To Reintroduce Grammar Schools As A ‘Terrible’ Idea

The British actress and writer spoke out about her dislike of the education establishments, calling them "diversive and dreadful" in an interview with BBC Radio 5 Live.It comes after Prime Minister Theresa May gave her...

Next James Bond Film Not Until 2018

The next James Bond movie won't hit screens until 2018 at the earliest. Producer Barbara Broccoli is working on two other films first so she doesn't have time for the suave spy's next motion picture...

Eddie Izzard To Be Honoured With Top Arts Award

The accolade recognises lifetime contribution to British arts, and previous winners include writers J.K. Rowling and Harold Pinter, and Julie Walters. Izzard will receive the trophy at a ceremony in London on...

Victoria Wood Remembered At Private Family Funeral

The British comedian and television legend died peacefully at her London home last month (Apr16) aged 62 after a short battle with cancer.On Wednesday, her friends and family joined together to remember the star at...

Jeremy Irons Doesn't Want Knighthood

A knighthood is one of the highest honours someone in the U.K. can achieve, and are given out annually in the Queen's New Year's Honours List to those deemed to have made "significant contributions to...

Julie Walters Worries Over Expensive Lost Earring

The Billy Elliot star was sporting the leaf-shaped silver jewellery as she graced the red carpet at London's Royal Opera House, but one of the pair had disappeared when she went onstage with...

Julie Walters Reprising Brooklyn Landlady For Tv Spin-off

Based on the novel by Colm Toibin, Brooklyn follows young Irish woman Eilis Lacey, played by Saoirse Ronan, who emigrates to America in the 1950s. The film adaptation, directed by John Crowley,...

Julie Walters' Mother Made Her Feel 'Inadequate'

Julie Walters' mum made her feel ''inadequate''.The 'Educating Rita' actress has confessed pressure from her pushy mother Mary while growing up meant she has spent her whole life questioning her self-worth.She said: ''There's definitely that...

Julie Walters Supports Refuge Campaign

Since 2010, 32 women's shelters have been shut down in England and Wales to cut running costs, and Walters has joined a campaign launched by Britain's The Sun newspaper calling for the facilities...

Julie Walters Finds Recycling Theraputic

Julie Walters finds it ''therapeutic'' throwing her husband's Pig World magazines out.The 65-year-old actress - who has been married to farmer Grant since 1997 - loves to set herself achievable tasks if she is having...

Julie Walters Was Overly-confident

Julie Walters thought directors were ''second-class'' if they didn't employ her after drama school.The 65-year-old star saw herself as the ''best actor in the world'' after studying English and drama in Manchester, north west England,...

Jimmy Mcgovern, "Only The Posh Ones Can Afford To Go Into Acting"

Multi-award winning screenwriter Jimmy McGovern says he struggles to find actors to play working class roles because "only the posh ones who can afford to go into acting." The Brookside writer added his voice to...

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