Fact: Fans of beloved romantic comedy Love Actually can win the chance to star as an extra alongside Hugh Grant in a mini-sequel being made to promote British charity telethon Red Nose Day. Further details about the competition, raising funds for British charity Comic Relief, can be found at RedNoseDay.com.
Quote: "My dad would make doughnuts all night long... and after my friends would go out to the club we would go to the doughnut shop to get fresh, steaming-hot doughnuts. I was very popular." Bosnian-born Love Actually star Ivana Milicevic's parents took charge of a Dunkin' Donuts franchise in Michigan shortly after arriving in America.
Quote: "It was my first screen kiss, I was really embarrassed... I remember he kept cracking up because I didn't have the balls to go for him, so he was like, 'Ok, listen, I'll do it!' It was my first job. He kind of taught me how to kiss on screen." Love Actually beauty Ivana Milisevic on learning how to kiss for the camera on Seinfeld with show star Jerry Seinfeld.
Fact: MAMMA MIA! director PHYLLIDA LLOYD has been awarded a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) award in the Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's Honours list. Meanwhile, composer Craig Armstrong - who created the scores for Moulin Rouge! and Love Actually - was handed an Order of the British Empire (OBE).
Fact: Sex And The City actress Cynthia Nixon and Love Actually star Laura Linney have been honoured for their contributions to the acting industry. The stars were handed their accolades at the 28th Annual Muse Awards for Vision and Achievement in New York on Tuesday (09Dec08).
Quote: "They have Love Actually parties now in America. Every Christmas the ladies in particular will open some wine and settle down to watch it all over again. Nothing could give me more pleasure than that." Bill Nighy is proud of his part in Richard Curtis' hit romantic comedy.