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Emma Thompson's Real Life Heartbreak Inspired Love Actually Scene

Emma Thompson had her heart ''very badly broken'' by Sir Kenneth Branagh.The 58-year-old actress was left devastated when she split from her husband in 1995 after six years of marriage after the actor had...

Christopher Nolan Says Filming Dunkirk Was Very Daunting

Christopher Nolan said it was ''very daunting'' making 'Dunkirk' because he is British.The 47-year-old filmmaker helmed the epic World War II blockbuster, which has been nominated for Best Picture at the BAFTAs and Academy Awards...

Penelope Cruz To Be Honoured At Cesar Awards

Penelope Cruz is to receive an honorary prize at the 43nd Cesar Awards in Paris, France.The 43-year-old actress will be recognised for her incredible cinema career by France's Academy of Arts and Techniques of Cinema...

Josh Gad Joins Judi Dench In Artemis Fowl Remake

Josh Gad will join his 'Murder on the Orient Express' co-star Dame Judi Dench in the live-action remake of Disney's 'Artemis Fowl'.Kenneth Branagh's adaptation sees Gad star as Mulch Diggums, a kleptomaniacal dwarf, and Dench...

Harry Styles' 'Old Face' Won Him Dunkirk Role

Harry Styles was cast in 'Dunkirk' because he has an ''old fashioned face'', director Christopher Nolan has revealed.The One Direction heartthrob made his movie debut in the World War II epic and Nolan, 47, decided...

Josh Gad Loves Sir Kenneth Branagh

Josh Gad would follow Sir Kenneth Branagh ''to the ends of the Earth''.The 36-year-old actor is currently starring as Hector MacQueen in the new movie adaptation of Agatha Christie's whodunit novel 'Murder on the Orient...

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...

Daisy Ridley Critical Of Her Performance In The Force Awakens

Daisy Ridley didn't think her performance was very ''good'' in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 25-year-old actress made her debut as the Force-sensitive orphan Rey in the seventh film in the sci-fi franchise and she...

Sir Kenneth Branagh Wants To Adapt Agatha Christie's Death On The Nile

Sir Kenneth Branagh wants to make Agatha Christie's 'Death on the Nile' into a new film.The 56-year-old actor starred as Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in 'Murder on the Orient Express' - which he also directed...

Kenneth Branagh Loves Doing Yoga

Kenneth Branagh ''enjoys'' his yoga sessions. The 56-year-old actor has admitted he regularly undertakes the fitness session, and though he started having lessons ''later in life'', he things it is ''a necessary'' activity for ''men...

Johnny Depp Burns Marilyn Manson's Underwear In New Music Video

Johnny Depp burnt Marilyn Manson's underwear for his new music video.The Hollywood icon stars alongside the controversial musician in his eye-catching video for the track 'Say10', which features two naked women, Marilyn without any clothes...

Christopher Nolan Asks Steven Spielberg For Advice

Christopher Nolan asked Steven Spielberg for advice before filming 'Dunkirk'.The 47-year-old director might be a Hollywood heavyweight in his own right, but even he had to turn to the likes of filmmaking legend Spielberg before...

Daisy Ridley Had Doubts She Could Star In Murder On The Orient Express

Daisy Ridley didn't think she was good enough to get a part in 'Murder on the Orient Express'.The 25-year-old actress stars as Mary Debenham in the new movie adaptation of Agatha Christie's murder mystery novel...

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...

Kenneth Branagh Describes Hollywood Sex Scandal As "Horrible Wake-up Call"

Sir Kenneth Branagh has spoken about the ongoing Hollywood sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the industry, saying that the sheer number of allegations being made against prominent figures is a “horrible wake-up call”.The 56...

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: The Hollywood Abuse Scandal Is A Wake-up Call

Sir Kenneth Branagh believes the Hollywood abuse scandal is a ''horrible, horrible wake-up call''.The 56-year-old actor believes the recent wave of sexual abuse allegations made against a number of big-name figures in the movie business...

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...

Kenneth Branagh Praises 'Gutsy' Women

Kenneth Branagh has praised the ''gutsy'' women who have come forward to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.The disgraced producer stands accused of sexually harassing a number of female employees over a 30-year period, and...

Jason Isaacs Nearly Said No To Harry Potter Role

Jason Isaacs almost turned down playing Lucius Malfoy in 'Harry Potter'.The 54-year-old actor starred as the Death Eater in the hit movie franchise but originally auditioned for the role as Defence Against the Dark Arts...

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...

Chris Hemsworth: My Brother Liam Was Almost Thor

Chris Hemsworth nearly lost out of the role of Thor to his younger brother Liam.The 34-year-old actor has starred as Norse God in four movies so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, however, and will...

Christopher Nolan Didn't Want To Use Green Screen In Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan didn't use any green screen while filming 'Dunkirk'.The 47-year-old filmmaker helmed the epic World War II blockbuster and he admitted he wanted to make the film ''real'' and decided against using CGI and...

Marwan Kenzari In Talks To Play Jafar In Aladdin

Marwan Kenzari is in talks to play the evil Jafar in the live-action remake of 'Aladdin'.The 43-year-old actor - who will next be seen in Kenneth Branagh's 'The Murder on the Orient Express' - is...

Jack Lowden Says Filming Dunkirk Was Immense

Jack Lowden said it was ''immense'' filming 'Dunkirk'.The 27-year-old actor plays Spitfire pilot Collins in Christopher Nolan's latest World War Two epic and admitted the filmmaker didn't want to use much CGI, and one day...

Tom Hiddleston To Play Hamlet On Stage

Tom Hiddleston is to star as Hamlet on the London stage. The 'Kong: Skull Island' actor will return to his theatre roots for a production of 'Hamlet', which will be directed by Kenneth Branagh to...

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