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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...

Julie Walters Struggling With Memory Loss

Veteran British actress Julie Walters struggles to learn her lines as she is suffering from short-term memory loss.The 64-year-old stars in new period drama Indian Summers, but she has revealed she is showing signs of...

Stephen Fry Expects Bafta Axe 'Straight After' Ceremony

Stephen Fry expects to be replaced as the BAFTA host ''straight after'' presenting this year's ceremony. The 57-year-old comedian will host his 10th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) at London's Royal Opera House on Sunday...

Julie Walters Fears Working Class Actors Are A Dying Breed

British acting legend Julie Walters has spoken out about the state of the British scene. In an interview with The Mirror, she said she was worried that opportunities to break through to the entertainment industry...

Julie Walters Opens Up About Struggle With Menopause

Veteran actress Julie Walters broke down in tears on the set of Billy Elliot as she was going through the menopause at the time of filming.The Harry Potter star has opened up about her struggle...

Julie Walters: Acting Is For The Wealthy Now

Julie Walters is worried that acting is becoming a profession only open to the wealthy.The 'Paddington' star is concerned that young people in Britain who may be interested in pursuing a thespian career are being...

Julie Walters Didn't Fit In At School

Julie Walters didn't fit in at school.The 'Mamma Mia!' actress has felt like an outsider as a child and claims she was slapped by teachers at her private convent school on numerous occasions for pronouncing...

Julie Walters Discovered Acting Through Mime

Julie Walters discovered her acting talent during a mime lesson.The 64-year-old actress first realized how much she enjoyed performing after a nun forced her to mime in front of the class in primary school.Recalling her...

Nicole Kidman Is 'Happy' To Be The Villain

Nicole Kidman loved playing the villain growing up.The 47-year-old actress has admitted that she loves playing the baddie in movies because she was ''happiest'' pretending to be the villain as a child.Nicole - who voiced...

Julie Walters Wants To Be Bond Villain

Julie Walters' dream role is to play James Bond villain.The 64-year-old actress would love to play an over-the-top baddie in the famous spy series, after being inspired by the actress Lotte Lenya, who played the...

Natascha Mcelhone And Julie Walters Mentor School Girls

British actresses Natascha Mcelhone and Julie Walters mentored a group of school children in London on Friday (10Oct14) to celebrate the United Nation's (U.N.) International Day of the Girl, which takes place on Saturday (11Oct14).The...

Julie Walters Discovers Murderous Ancestor On Genealogy Show

Veteran actress Julie Walters was left stunned while tracing her family history on U.K. genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? when she discovered her great-grandfather was once accused of murder.The Harry Potter star...

Paddington Bear Makes Debut In Funny New Trailer…Minus His Voice

Missing the lead actor in your movie four months before its release? No problem! As was evidently thought by director Paul King and the makers of the upcoming children's adaptation, Paddington. A new trailer has...

Ant And Dec Win Big At Tv Baftas

Ant & Dec were the big winners at British Academy Television Awards tonight (18.05.14).The comedy duo's ITV series 'Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway' won Best Entertainment Programme and they also took home the Best...

Tv And Film Stalwart Julie Walters To Be Honoured With Bafta Fellowship

The actress Julie Walters is to be recognised for her considerable contribution to both film and television by way of a Bafta Fellowship, the BBC have reported. Walters said she was "completely honoured and thrilled"...

Julie Walters To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Veteran actress Julie Walters is to be feted for her work on the small screen with a special honour from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).The Harry Potter star will be presented...

Julie Walters Wants More Funding For British Film Industry

Harry Potter star Julie Walters has called on the British government to increase funding for the country's film industry and help more "working class kids" go to drama school.The actress admits she was devastated to...

Julie Walters Is Relieved To Overcome Menopause

Julie Walters is relieved to have overcome her 10-year battle with menopause.The 63-year-old actress experienced as many as 15 hot flushes a night while going through menopause - which marks the end of the fertile...

Harry Hill: Julie Walters Is Funnier Than Me

Harry Hill thinks Julie Walters is funnier than him in 'The Harry Hill Movie'.The comedian has bagged an all-star British cast, including the BAFTA-winning actress and Matt Lucas, for his feature film debut but admits...

"Metro Manila", Lindsay Duncan And James Mcavoy - The Big Winners Of The British Independent Film Awards 2013

This year’s British Independent Film Awards honored world-renowned Hollywood actors and actresses, as well as small, independent productions and rising stars, from James McAvoy and Julie Walters, to newcomers like The Shell’s Chloe Pirrie.Lindsay Duncan...

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