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Meryl Streep 'Donated Margaret Thatcher Fee To Charity'

Meryl Streep was so determined to make a movie about Margaret Thatcher, she slashed her fee and donated the rest to charity, according to a U.S. report.The Hollywood veteran plays the former British prime minister...

Amy Winehouse: The Film

Amy Winehouse's life looks set to be made into a film. A number of Hollywood producers are thinking about buying the screen rights to the book 'Saving Amy' about the late 'Rehab' hitmaker - who...

Meryl Streep's Thatcher Hailed By British Critics

Any worries about whether the British moviegoing public would accept an American actress, Meryl Streep, playing former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher were laid to rest today (Tuesday) as the first U.K. comments about The Iron...

Meryl Streep Set For Oscar Glory As 'Iron Lady' Wows Critics

Meryl Streep looks likely to have won herself an Oscar nomination with her role as the UK's first Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the biopic 'The Iron Lady'. The film is due out in the...

The Iron Lady Director Assures Thatcher's Family Over Streep Role

The director of Meryl Streep's upcoming movie about Margaret Thatcher has assured the former British leader's children the actress paid great "care and attention" to the role, amid reports they are unhappy with the film.The...

Meryl Streep Felt Priveleged To Play Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep arrived in London this week to promote her Margaret Thatcher biopic 'The Iron Lady', based on the UK's first female Prime Minister, and the 53 year-old said "It took a lot out of...

Meryl Streep Felt 'Privileged' To Play Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep is proud of her portrayal of former British leader Margaret Thatcher in new movie The Iron Lady, branding the role a "privilege" to play.The Hollywood actress tackles the part of the U.K.'s first...

Madonna: The Comic Book

Madonna's life story is to be documented in a comic book.The highs and lows of the 52-year-old singer's phenomenal career - which has spanned almost 30 years - will be encapsulated in a 32-page graphic...

Tommy Lee Jones Joins Great Hope Springs

Tommy Lee Jones will play Meryl Streep's husband in 'Great Hope Springs'. The 'Men in Black' actor will be directed by 'The Devil Wears Prada' filmmaker David Frankel on the project, about a middle-aged married...

Meryl Streep's Iron Lady Looking For 'Major Awards Run'

Meryl Streep's new movie 'The Iron Lady' was at the centre of bidding war which lasted into the early hours of this morning. Meryl Streep plays the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the...

Meryl Streep Received Standing Ovation For Margaret Thatcher Debut

Meryl Streep's co-stars were so amazed by her portrayal of former British leader Margaret Thatcher in her new movie, they gave her a standing ovation when she debuted the character.The Hollywood actress tackles the role...

Margaret Thatcher Becomes Hair Trendsetter

Margaret Thatcher is set to become an unlikely fashion trendsetter in 2011.The former British prime minister was famed for her 'power set' hairdo when she was in charge of the country from 1979 to 1990...

Meryl Streep Discusses Life With Artist Husband

MERYL STREEP has discussed life with her artist husband DON GUMMER. MERYL STREEP, the OSCAR winning American actress who is set to play former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER in a forthcoming biopic, has spoken...

Meryl Streep Joins Romantic Comedy Great Hope Springs

Meryl Streep has signed up to star in romantic comedy 'Great Hope Springs'. The two-time Oscar winning actress - who recently began shooting Margaret Thatcher biopic 'The Iron Lady' - will work with 'Devil Wears...

Meryl Streep Margaret Thatcher Pictures Released

MERYL STREEP is set to play the former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER in the forthcoming movie 'The Iron Lady' and Pathe UK have released the first images from the film, reports Deadline.com.MERYL STREEP, the...

Streep Visits U.k. Parliament For Thatcher Role

MERYL STREEP caused a stir at Britain's Houses of Parliament on Wednesday (19Jan11), after she turned up to watch the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session as part of her research for the upcoming MARGARET THATCHER...

Meryl Streep Attends UK Parliament For Thatcher Research

Meryl Streep turned up to watch Prime Minister's Questions at Britain's Houses of Parliament today (19.01.11) to research for a film role. The Oscar-winning actress was at the building searching for insight into British politics...

Broadbent: 'Streep Is Perfect For Thatcher Role'

Actor JIM BROADBENT has defended the casting of MERYL STREEP as former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER in a forthcoming biopic, insisting she's the "perfect" actress for the part.Movie bosses have been criticised for hiring...

Thatcher Recovering At Home After Hospitalisation

Former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER is recovering at home following a stint in hospital earlier this week (beg18Oct10).The 'Iron Lady' was forced to pull out of her 85th birthday party at her former residence,...

Streep's Thatcher Portrayal Will Be 'Sympathetic'

MERYL STREEP will portray ailing former U.K. Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER in a "sympathetic" light in the upcoming biopic THE IRON LADY, according to her co-star in the project.The Oscar-winning legend will take on the...

Thatcher Hospitalised

Former U.K. Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER has been admitted to hospital after failing to recover from a nasty bout of influenza.The 'Iron Lady' was forced to pull out of her 85th birthday party at her...

Fears Mount Over Thatcher's Health

Fears are mounting over MARGARET THATCHER's health after the former U.K. Prime Minister was forced to miss her 85th birthday party due to a nasty bout of influenza.Baroness Thatcher had invited 150 guests to the...

Streep To Play Thatcher?

MERYL STREEP is reportedly in talks to play Britain's first female prime minister MARGARET THATCHER in a new biopic.The Hollywood actress is said to be in negotiations to re-team with her Mamma Mia! director Phyllida...

Surgery For Thatcher

Former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER is to undergo surgery after her broken arm failed to heal.Baroness Thatcher suffered a fracture to her upper arm in a fall at her London home last week (12Jun09)....

Thatcher Breaks Arm In Fall

Former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER is recovering in hospital after breaking her arm in a fall at her home.Baroness Thatcher, 83, took a tumble at her London residence on Thursday (11Jun09) and suffered a...

Thatcher Breaks Arm In Fall

Former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER is recovering in hospital after breaking her arm in a fall at her home.Baroness Thatcher, 83, took a tumble at her London residence on Thursday (11Jun09) and suffered a...

Thatcher Hospitalised For Tests

Former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER is recovering at home after spending Friday night (07Mar08) in a London hospital undergoing tests. Baroness Thatcher, 82, was taken to the U.K. capital's St. Thomas' Hospital after she...

Margaret Thatcher Movie

A biopic of former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER is being made by the BBC and Pathe Films. Hoping to capture the success of DAME HELEN MIRREN hit THE QUEEN, filmmakers will focus on...

Fergie's One Hour Of Sleep Per Night

THE BLACK EYED PEAS singer FERGIE claims to survive on just one hour's sleep each night. The LET'S GET IT STARTED star, real name STACY FERGUSON, compares herself to former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER,...

Gallagher: 'Blair Killed Politics'

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER is convinced British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has killed politics in the UK because "there's nothing left to vote for". The DON'T LOOK BACK IN ANGER guitarist was an outspoken supporter...

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