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Pedro Almodovar Slams Hollywood's 'Diabolical Sexism'

The Oscar-winning director has a reputation for honouring women in his films, which have starred Penelope Cruz and Cecilia Roth, and he's astonished so few moviemakers follow his lead. Promoting his new...

Captain America: Civil War Continues To Dominate U.k. Box Office

Marvel Studios' superhero epic trounced its competition in British cinemas for the second weekend in a row, earning $6.9 million (£4.8 million) - more than twice the sum garnered by its nearest rival....

Meryl Streep Calls Florence Foster Jenkins 'Heartbreakingly Funny'

Florence Foster Jenkins was a socialite who threw parties in 1930s and 1940s New York and turned to singing, oblivious to the fact that she couldn't quite hit a note. "The first time I heard...

'Florence Foster Jenkins' Hits All The Right Notes For Most Critics

'Florence Foster Jenkins', a comedy drama from Stephen Frears based on the real story of an infamously tone-deaf soprano, arrives in cinemas this week starring Meryl Streep - possibly an unusual choice given that her...

Meryl Streep's Singing Voice Ruined By Alcohol And Cigarettes

The triple Oscar-winner was a promising singer as a child, receiving lessons in opera from legendary vocal coach Estelle Liebling. She also won plaudits for singing performances in the films Ironweed and Postcards From...

Meryl Streep: 'I'm Available For A Tv Role!'

The 66-year-old actress has had several cameo roles in appearances on the small screen, in shows such as Angels in America and Web Therapy. But with more and more incredible television series being written, Meryl...

Meryl Streep Reveals 'Addiction' To British Daytime Tv

Actress Meryl Streep has revealed her secret addiction to British daytime TV programmes, admitting she loves real-estate based shows such as ‘Homes Under the Hammer’. The Oscar winner made the revelation while promoting her new...

Hugh Grant: 'Film Preparation Was Probably Utterly Useless'

The Notting Hill star plays St Clair Bayfield, the husband and manager of Meryl's Florence, an opera singer who cannot sing, in the upcoming comedy-drama. It was director Stephen Frears that persuaded Hugh...

Meryl Streep Could Go Unrecognised Before The Devil Wears Prada

The veteran actress has scored a number of Academy Award nominations and won for Sophie's Choice and Kramer vs. Kramer in the 1980s but the general public still had no idea who she...

Helen Mirren: 'Meryl Streep Stole My Hairstyle For Role'

The American actress' performance as ruthless fashion magazine editor Miranda Priestly in the 2006 movie is thought to be based on real-life U.S. Vogue editor Anna Wintour as the novel the film was based...

Meryl Streep's Representative Slams Unauthorised Biography

In author Michael Schulman's upcoming biography, Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep, he reveals the veteran actress, who won an Oscar for her role in the 1979 drama, had a tense feud with Dustin,...

Meryl Streep's Diversity Comments Were Misinterpreted

The Devil Wears Prada star, who was the head of the festival's jury, was asked if she felt she was able to understand movies from African and Arab countries and she replied, "There...

Meryl Streep Courts Controversy With Diversity Comments - "We're All Africans, Really"

Meryl Streep has caused uproar with a remark about the lack of diversity in the film industry, saying “we’re all Africans, really” at a press conference to promote her position as the jury president at...

Meryl Streep To Host Masterclass At Berlin International Film Festival

The three-time Oscar winner was recruited as jury president for the 66th annual event in Germany last year (15) and it has now been revealed she will also hold a workshop for filmmakers...

Bono Auctioning Off Bike Ride In Central Park For Aids Charity

Almost exactly a year to the day since he seriously injured his arm in a bike accident in New York, U2 singer Bono will be auctioning a bicycle ride as part of a charity campaign...

Bono Offering Central Park Bicycle Ride For Charity

The Irish rocker fell off his bike while cycling in New York City's Central Park in November, 2014, and he suffered multiple fractures and breaks to his left arm, elbow, finger and an...

Meryl Streep Came To Oliver Platt's Rescue After Postcards From The Edge Gaffe

The 2012 star worked with the late director on 1988 film Working Girl and loved the relaxed nature of the shoot, so when he reteamed with Nichols he felt he could enjoy himself...

Meryl Streep Cries As She Remembers Christopher Reeve

The Sophie's Choice star attended a glitzy event at the Cipriani Wall Street venue in the Big Apple last week (ends22Nov15) to raise funds for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the charity...

Anne Hathaway Honours Fellow People's Choice Awards Nominees By Posting High School Photos Online

The Les Miserables star will compete for the top honour with Meryl Streep, Scarlett Johansson, Melissa MCCarthy and Sandra Bullock next year (16), and she celebrated her nod by digging out the ladies'...

Meryl Streep And Harrison Ford Honoured At Britannia Awards

Held on Friday (30Oct15) at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California, the ceremony celebrated six stars - Meryl Streep, James Corden, Sam Mendes, Orlando Bloom, Amy Schumer, and Harrison Ford. Hosted...

Carey Mulligan Talks 'Stressful' Motherhood

Carey Mulligan has found motherhood so far ''stressful.''The 30-year-old actress, who is currently promoting her new movie 'Suffragette', gave birth to her baby daughter Evelyn earlier this month but has been struggling to balance her...

Meryl Streep Named As Berlin International Film Festival 2016 Jury President

Meryl Streep has been appointed as the president of the jury at next year’s Berlin International Film Festival, the first time that the Hollywood heavyweight has served on any film jury.The announcement was made on...

Meryl Streep To Preside Over Berlin International Film Festival Jury

The Mamma Mia! star will head up a judging panel of movie industry figures to help pick the winning films in competition at the annual event, which begins on 11 February (16)....

Barbra Streisand To Receive Leadership Award

Barbra Streisand is to receive the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award.The 'Woman In Love' hitmaker is set to be honoured at The Hollywood Reporter's annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast, which will take place on December 9...

Carey Mulligan Names Baby Daughter Evelyn

Carey Mulligan has named her baby daughter Evelyn. The 30-year-old actress and her husband Marcus Mumford, 28, who got married in 2012, have chosen a sweet angelic moniker for their three-week-old baby girl.But it didn't...

Carey Mulligan Confirms She's Welcomed Baby Daughter

Carey Mulligan has confirmed she's given birth to a girl. The 30-year-old actress - whose pregnancy was announced in April - has revealed she and her husband Marcus Mumford welcomed a little daughter into the...

Meryl Streep Rules Out Politics Move

The Oscar-winning Hollywood veteran stars as feminist icon Emmeline Pankhurst in new movie Suffragette, which charts the early battles in the campaign for women's rights. Her co-stars Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham...

Meryl Streep Fluffed Suffragette Scene

The revered Hollywood veteran, who has won three Academy Awards and received a further 16 nominations, takes on the role of famed women's rights campaigner Emmeline Pankhurst in the film. Her character...

Meryl Streep On The Gender Wage Gap

Meryl Streep thinks male actors are paid more because men decide what's shown in the cinema. The 'Suffragette' actress thinks it's important men and women become equal, but she explained the reason there is...

Helena Bonham Carter Praises Protesters

Helena Bonham Carter and Carey Mulligan have praised protesters for disrupting the UK premiere of their new film, 'Suffragette'.The 49-year-old actress and her co-star, 30, were temporarily blocked from the red carpet outside the Odeon...

Over the course of her career, Meryl Streep has won three Academy Awards, two for Best Actress and one for Best Supporting Actress. She has been nominated for an additional three Best Supporting Actress awards, and a tremendous thirteen additional Best Actress nominations. Her wins come from 1979's 'Kramer Vs Kramer', 1982's 'Sophie's Choice', and 2011's 'The Iron Lady'. She is often in the news whenever awards seasons are taking place, as a nomination is likely, and win is probable.

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